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Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City

'Thank god for Richard Sennett ... essential reading for all students of the city' Anna Minton, Prospect'Constantly stimulating ideas from a veteran of urban thinking' Jonathan Meades, GuardianIn Building and Dwelling, Richard Sennett distils a lifetime's thinking and practical experience to explore the relationship between the good built environment and the good life. He argues for, and describes..

64,00 Lei

Built: The Hidden Stories Behind our Structures

'A fascinating celebration of the impact that structural engineering has on all our lives.[an] eye-opening book' The Sunday TimesIn BUILT, structural engineer Roma Agrawal takes a unique look at how construction has evolved from the mud huts of our ancestors to skyscrapers of steel that reach hundreds of metres into the sky. She unearths how engineers have tunnelled through kilometres of solid mou..

56,00 Lei

Churches: An Architectural Guide

This compact and accessible book is for anyone who would like to understand more about the architectural history of English churches. Clear and easy to use, the text explains the key components of church architecture-stylistic developments, functional requirements, regional variations, and arcane vocabulary. Readers can equip themselves to explore historic churches knowledgeably, evaluate dates an..

58,00 Lei

Houses: An Architectural Guide

An enthusiast's guide to exploring historic houses of England, this informative book, now in paperback, also enables readers to discover more about the history of their own houses. Users can learn to interpret domestic architecture, identify period styles, uncover the origins of a building, and understand why rooms are arranged in particular sequences, why window and chimney designs change through..

58,00 Lei

New Urban Crisis: Gentrification, Housing Bubbles, Growing Inequality, and What We Can Do About It

Never before have our cities been as important as they are now. The drivers of innovation and growth, they are essential to the prosperity of nations. But they are also destructive, plunging us into housing crises and deepening inequality. How can we keep the good and break free of the bad?In this bracingly original work of research and analysis, leading urbanist Richard Florida explores the roots..

62,00 Lei

Story of the Bauhaus

Now 100 years old, the Bauhaus still looks just as fresh today as it did when it began. It was a place to experiment and embrace a new creative freedom. Thanks to this philosophy, the Bauhaus still shapes the world around us. Trace The Story of the Bauhaus through the 100 personalities, designs, ideas and events that shaped this monumental movement. Learn about leaders Paul Klee, Walter Gropius, ..

114,00 Lei

25 Houses Under 2500 Square Feet

25 de case din America presentate in detaliu (plan, schite, fotografii, comentarii) ..

135,00 Lei

Age of Spectacle: Adventures in Architecture and the 21st-Century City

'A great storyteller . . . you would be hard pushed to find a more knowledgeable or entertaining [guide]' Icon 'Such an interesting book . . . I cannot recommend it enough.' Lauren Laverne In Dubai, a luxury apartment block is built in the shape of a giant iPod. In China, President Xi Jinping denounces the trend of constructing ‘bizarre’ new buildings in wacky shapes and colours. In C..

62,00 Lei

American Corporate Identity 2009

Editia 2009. Pachete, sacose, etichete, cutii, birotica, design promotional, website-uri etc. ..

175,00 Lei

Architecture In Minutes

In this hyper-compact, fully illustrated guide to architecture, Susie Hodge outlines the history and theory of architecture from the earliest structures to the cutting-edge concepts of the present day. Along the way she profiles 200 key buildings, historic styles, architectural movements and celebrated architects from all around the world. Contents include the Greek orders, Roman engineering, Got..

54,00 Lei

Fallen Glory: The Lives and Deaths of the World's Greatest Lost Buildings

SHORTLISTED FOR THE SALTIRE NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR A SCOTSMAN BOOK OF THE YEAR, 2016 Buildings are more like us than we realise. They can be born into wealth or poverty, enjoying every privilege or struggling to make ends meet. They have parents -- gods, kings and emperors, governments, visionaries and madmen -- as well as friends and enemies. They have duties and responsibilities. T..

75,00 Lei

Golden Atlas: The Greatest Explorations, Quests and Discoveries on Maps

‘A fabulous book, good enough to eat with a spoon! Marvellous.’ John Lloyd, creator of QI ‘Perfect for the armchair adventurer historian, this is a rich visual exploration of some of the most beautiful charts ever created.’ National Geographic The Golden Atlas is a spectacular visual history of exploration and cartography, a treasure chest of adventures from the chronicles of global discov..

135,00 Lei

How to Read a Graveyard: Journeys in the Company of the Dead

Death is the one certainty in life, yet, with the decline of religion in the West, we have become collectively reluctant to talk about it. Our contemporary rituals seek to sanitise death and distance us from our own inevitable fate. If we want to know how previous generations dealt with death, graveyards (famous and not) tell us the history -- if we are able to read them. If we want to know how ..

64,00 Lei

How to Read Buildings: A Crash Course in Architecture

How to Read Buildings is a practical primer to looking at architecture and all the elements that are included in buildings, from cornices and friezes to columns and porticos - all facets of buildings are included. Each chapter takes an architectural element and looks at its variety across various historical periods and geographical locations. Examples are shown through dozens of fine engrav..

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How to Read Churches

This handy, easy-to-carry book provides the reader with a strictly visual approach to reading the architecture of churches. Covering all the ecclesiastical building types of Western Christianity, readers are taken on a journey tracing the development of the church building from the simple stone halls of the Anglo-Saxon period right through to the eclectic designs of the nineteenth century. Anoth..

65,00 Lei

How to Read Houses

Small enough to fit in a pocket yet serious enough to provide real answers, this charmingly illustrated book is the ultimate field guide to domestic architecture. This sixth entry in the hugely popular How to Read series is a one-stop guide to understanding house styles. The book explains the aesthetics of house forms ranging from elaborately decorated Arts & Crafts architecture to..

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How to Read Modern Buildings

How to Read Modern Buildings is an indispensable pocket-sized guide to understanding the architecture of the modern era.  It takes the reader on a guided tour of modern architecture through its most iconic and significant buildings, showing how to read the hallmarks of each architectural style and how to recognize them in the buildings all around.  From Art Deco and Arts and..

64,00 Lei

How to Read Towns and Cities

How to Read Towns & Cities is a pocket-sized primer to understanding the forces that have shaped the world's cities. It takes a practical, highly visual approach – showing us how to read the stories embedded in the fabric of the neighbourhoods, towns, and cities in which we live today.  The fortunes of towns and cities rise and fall along with the fate of the civilisations to wh..

62,00 Lei

Language of Cities (editie de buzunar)

The director of the Design Museum defines the greatest artefact of all time: the city. We live in a world that is now predominantly urban. So how do we define the city as it evolves in the twenty-first century? Drawing examples from across the globe, Deyan Sudjic decodes the underlying forces that shape our cities, such as resources and land, to the ideas that shape conscious elements of design,..

58,00 Lei

Lofts DesignSource

Cartea arata ca expresia individuala e cheia. Experimente privind distributia, culoarea, textura, materialele si finisarile sfarsesc in structuri urbane care reflecta cel mai individual din stilurile arhitecturale..

69,00 Lei

Magic of Tents. Transforming Space

Prezinta corturile specifice multor culturi (tuareg, de beduini, iyrta kazaha, nord american), apoi noi fibre textile si exemple de folosire inovatoare a cortuilor realizate de arhitecti celebri..

105,00 Lei

MXM: Maximalist Interiors

Dupa estetic rigida pop din anii '60, stilu funk din '70, eleganta high-tech din anii '90, designerii contemporani resping definirea stilistica precisa. Aici avem 23 de proiecte din intreaga lume care exemplifica grandoarea si eclectismul maximalismului modern...

120,00 Lei

Offices DesignSource

Diferite tipuri de birouri si spatii de birouri din intreaga lume ..

69,00 Lei

Phantom Architecture

'60 fantastical structures described and illustrated in this colourful and highly entertaining book.' The Sunday Times 'If you can’t think of a present for the armchair architect in your life – well, problem solved' The Daily Telegraph 'These ghostly architectural echoes entrance the reader.' The Field ‘This is a lavishly illustrated book of wonder for the dreamer in your life’ The Metr..

149,00 Lei

Plan Your Bathroom. Hundreds of Design Combinations At-a-glance

Un fel de probar extraordinar care permite sute de combinatii de faianta, pardoseala si accesorii. E astfel facut incat sa reziste la utilizare. Copertele sunt prinse cu un elastic..

90,00 Lei


Discover the world of plastic. That inexpensive, flexible, resilient, and soft-ignored material enters the limelight in this book of plastic furniture, lighting, architecture, and everyday objects. This book showcases the work of dozens of international designers who take plastic seriously. No longer just used for objects of practicality, each of the varied projects included puts a new spin o..

135,00 Lei

Point of Purchase

Volumul are 3 capitole: Hang, Display, Transport & Store. Fotografii, planuri, machete din cele mai inovatoare magazine din lume ..

135,00 Lei

Pools: Good Ideas

O serie de piscine din intreaga lume construite cu geniu arhitectural. In seria Good Ideas ..

79,00 Lei

Sourcebook of Contemporary Architecture

Capitole: Urban planning & transport, Cultural facilities, Leisure facilities, Public buildings, institutions & offices, Homes, Architecture for the future..

210,00 Lei

Toilets of the World

O incursiune extraordinar de instructiva in lumea toaletelor, de la cabinele mici de lemn din salbaticia Canadei pana la cuburile ca niste opere de arta din Japonia, de la colibele de stuf din Caraibe pana la grupurile sanitare alimentate de energia solara din Noua Zeelanda. E o carte foarte potrivita pentru studiu in cea mai mica incapere din casa voastra.....

42,00 Lei

Triumph of the City: How Urban Spaces Make Us Human

Understanding the modern city and the powerful forces within it is the life's work of Harvard urban economist Edward Glaeser, who at forty is hailed as one of the world's most exciting urban thinkers. Travelling from city to city, speaking to planners and politicians across the world, he uncovers questions large and small whose answers are both counterintuitive and deeply significant. Should New..

57,00 Lei

Unique Homes. Personalize Your Home Through Good Design

Dedicata celor care inteleg ca o casa e scena noastra personala - universul nostru privat in care ne exprimam cu grija, imaginatie si dragoste..

120,00 Lei