Download E-books Elementares Zum Raum/A Primer of Space: Roger Boltshauser Werke/Works PDF

By Roger Boltshauser

Jeder Mensch hat eine Raumempfindung. Über die Sinne erfährt der Bewohner Raum in shape von architektonischen Ausdrucksqualitäten. Für den Architekten ist es zwingend, sich über die Ursachen dieser Empfindungen bewusst zu werden. Zusammen mit prägnanten Beispielen aus der Geschichte bilden Roger Boltshausers Arbeiten den Rahmen, um im ersten Teil der Publikation einige Grundelemente des Raums zu erörtern. Die reiche Bild- und Plan-Dokumentation des zweiten Teils zeigt die architektonische Kräftigkeit der von ihm realisierten Bauten.

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Download E-books Modern Architecture Since 1900 PDF

By William J.R. Curtis


Since its first ebook in 1982, Modern structure due to the fact that 1900 has develop into tested as a latest vintage. world wide in scope, it combines a transparent ancient define with masterly research and interpretation. Technical, financial, social and highbrow advancements are introduced jointly in a entire narrative which supplies a surroundings for the certain exam of constructions. in the course of the e-book the author's concentration is at the person architect, and at the characteristics that provide impressive constructions their lasting value.

For the 3rd variation, the textual content has been considerably revised and elevated, incorporating a lot new fabric and a clean appreciation of neighborhood identification and diversity. Seven chapters are completely new, together with elevated assurance of contemporary international architecture.

Described by way of James Ackerman of Harvard collage as "immeasurably the best paintings protecting this box in existence", this publication offers a penetrating research of the trendy culture and its origins, tracing the inventive interplay among previous and new that has generated such an superb richness of architectural varieties internationally and during the century.


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Download E-books FP-WRIGHT PDF

By Peter Gössel

Wright on: The famous person items of Americas maximum architect

A construction through Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) is instantaneously unmistakably person, and evocative of a whole period. striking for his or her exceptional knowing of an natural environment, in addition to for his or her use of metal and glass to revolutionize the interface of indoor and outdoor, Wright’s designs helped announce the age of modernity, up to they secured his personal identify within the annals of architectural genius.

This meticulous compilation from TASCHEN’s past three-volume monograph assembles crucial works from Wright’s broad, paradigm-shifting oeuvre into one authoritative and accessibly priced review of America's most famed architect. according to limitless entry to the Frank Lloyd Wright data in Taliesin, Arizona, the gathering spans the size and breadth of Wright’s initiatives, either discovered and unrealized, from his early Prairie Houses, via the Usonian proposal home, epitomized through Fallingwater, the Tokyo years, his revolutionary “living structure” buildings, all through to later schemes just like the Guggenheim Museum, long island, and marvelous visions for a greater the next day to come within the “living city.”

writer Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer, who served as Wright’s apprentice through the Fifties, discusses contemporary learn on Wright and provides his personal insights on those game-changing buildings.

textual content in English, French, and German

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Download E-books The Architecture of Industry: Changing Paradigms in Industrial Building and Planning (Ashgate Studies in Architecture) PDF

By Mathew Aitchison

From the Rust Belt to Silicon Valley, the intersection among structure and has supplied a wealthy and evolving resource for historians of structure. In a historic context, commercial structure conjures up the smoking factories of the 19th century or Fordist construction complexes of the 20th century. This e-book files the altering nature of business construction and making plans from the tip of the 19th century to the start of the twenty-first century. Drawing on examine from the USA, Europe and Australia, this number of essays highlights key moments in business structure and making plans consultant of the broader paradigms within the box. parts of research contain business construction, factories, hydroelectricity, aerospace, logistics, finance, medical examine and mining. the chosen case stories serve to spotlight architectural and making plans techniques in and their contributions to wider cultural and societal currents. This richly illustrated assortment may be of curiosity for quite a lot of equipped atmosphere reviews, incorporating findings from either ancient and theoretical scholarship and layout examine.

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Download E-books Greening Our Built World: Costs, Benefits, and Strategies PDF

“Green” buildings—buildings that use fewer assets to construct and to sustain—are generally regarded as too dear to draw developers and dealers. yet are they? the reply to this query has huge, immense results, on the grounds that residential and advertisement structures jointly account for almost 50% of yank power consumption—including not less than seventy five% of electrical energy usage—according to fresh govt statistics.
This eye-opening publication reviews the result of a large-scale research in response to broad monetary and technical analyses of greater than a hundred and fifty eco-friendly constructions within the U.S. and ten different international locations. It presents exact findings at the expenses and monetary merits of establishing eco-friendly. in accordance with the research, eco-friendly constructions rate approximately 2% extra to construct than traditional buildings—far lower than formerly assumed—and offer quite a lot of monetary, healthiness and social merits. moreover, eco-friendly structures lessen power use by means of a regular of 33%, leading to major rate savings.
Greening Our outfitted global also evaluates the fee effectiveness of “green neighborhood improvement” and provides the result of the first-ever survey of eco-friendly structures developed by means of faith-based agencies. in the course of the publication, top practitioners in eco-friendly design—including architects, builders, and estate owners—share their very own stories in development eco-friendly. A compelling blend of rock-solid proof and particular examples, this e-book proves that eco-friendly layout is either low cost and earth-friendly.

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Download E-books The Bronze-Iron Age of Indonesia (Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde) PDF

By H.R. Heekeren

The artwork of steel casting used to be imported into Indonesia, yet its peoples mastered the secrets and techniques of metallurgy, and utilized those, in methods usually unique and designated, to create their very own targeted civilisation of the Bronze-Iron Age. during this instruction manual, that is a sequal to my The Stone Age of Indo­ nesia, i've got endeavoured to collect a accomplished photograph of the Indonesian Bronze-Iron Age from the result of excavations, innumerable stray reveals in museums, and diverse experiences scattered between a number of clinical journals and periodicals (often tough to obtain). The ensuing photograph can, in fact, be a tentative one in simple terms, legitimate until eventually many extra medical excavations have taken position. i've got additional a bibliography, as entire because it used to be attainable to collect. The crowning glory of this precis of the Prehistory of Indonesia has been assisted by way of a grant-in-aid from the Wenner Gren beginning "The Viking Fund", long island. i'm thankful to Mr. Basoeki and Mr. Soebokastowo for the drawings of Figures 1, eleven, 12, thirteen, 22 and sixteen, 23, 24, 25 respectively. Figures 2-10 and 15 have been drawn through the well known artist, the overdue Mas Pirngadie, and are the following released for the 1st time, with the beneficiant permission of the Board of administrators of the "Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen", Djakarta. i'm deeply thankful to my brother-in-law, Mr. J. H. Reiseger of Kempston, Bedfordshire, for thus willingly project the interpretation of the Dutch textual content into English.

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Download E-books Scratching the Surface: New London Facades by London Architects PDF

New structure in London offers a richly facetted diversity of up to date city designs. Social and political forces require greater than simply beauty packaging for brand new constructions. The façade as a public face performs a fancy position right here.

While facades used to accomplish a static, consultant consultant, the necessities at the present time specialise in conversation and interactivity. Scratching the skin surveys the present situation and files this present day s technical possibilities.

The e-book which are used as a consultant as a result of its convenient layout indicates state of the art façade development. Its specific technical renderings are supposed to attract architects, planners and structure scholars in addition to civil engineers drawn to architecture.

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