Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Architectural Acoustics :
Blending Sound Sources, Sound Fields, and Listeners
1998 | 224 pages | PDF | 19,3 MB
Sunday, May 29, 2016
Site Analysis :
A Contextual Approach to Sustainable Land Planning and Site Design
Sunday, May 22, 2016
100 of the world's tallest buildings
1998 | PDF | 220 pages | 159 mb
Presents a spectacular selection of the tallest and most fascinating skyscrapers that have been constructed around the globe. Many photos and drawings.
21st Century Hotel
The public's appetite for new and excitingly designed hotels is insatiable. Never before have hotels been so earnestly responsive to the zeitgeist. How else can we explain the latest trends in design which at one extreme increasingly blur the border between lodging, lifestyle and living theatre, and at the other seek to reinvent the more discreet manners and style of the grand hotels of the late 19th century? 21st-Century Hotel highlights the latest examples of these trends and more as the international hotel sector finds newer and more imaginative ways to invent and reinvent itself in order to match the mood of the moment. A large-format bible of style for architects and interior designers, this book outlines the very latest developments in types of hotel design and then showcases the best on international scene through five themed chapters. It features forty six unusual.
21st Century Homes
Single-family homes, urban dwellings, vacation getaways, sustainable buildings, luxury prefab designs, and plans for future homes comprise this collection of breathtaking photographs and insightful commentary that celebrates the artistic contributions of almost 70 of the finest architects working today. From classical to avant-garde, all of the featured homes are stylistically diverse but have a distinct timelessness about them, a tribute to the foresight of their creators’ vision. The inspirations of such professionals as David Hovey, Robert Gurney, Brad Lamoureux, Margaret McCurry, and Richard Meier are revealed, as is the amount of work and dedication that went into each project. Spanning British Columbia, coastal California, Chicago, New England, the South, and many scenic destinations in between, 21st Century Homes includes a helpful resource index with short biographies of the architects.