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Green Walls Green Roofs

Скачать книгу (размер 1 136 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 224) Аннотация: Sustainable architecture is one of the most popular trends today. With dense urban living and less green space available, green walls and roofs are helping to fill that gap. These living structures can be created with vegetation, which helps to absorb rainwater, provide insulation, and lower temperatures while creating a habitat for natural flora and fauna. Green Walls Green Roofs features…

Bahrami Payam: Green Walls in High-Rise Buildings

Скачать книгу (размер 1 319 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 260) Аннотация: This technical guide offers an extensive overview of the use of vertical vegetation in high-rise buildings, an in-depth analysis of green walls, definitions and typology, including standards, policies and incentives. It features comprehensive case studies, along with architectural theories of the public and private benefits of green walls. The book delves into architect-design considerations and…

Jin-Ho Park: Designing the Ecocity-in-the-Sky: The Seoul Workshop

Скачать книгу (размер 830 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 164) Аннотация: A comprehensive resource on vertical urbanism and how to plan and design a vertical ecocity of 100 stories. The book covers the main objectives: ecodesign, concepts, habitats, and designing for biodiversity. There are detailed drawings, diagrams, and photos that work through the technical, research, analytic, and engineering issues of ecotowers and ecoengineering designs. The book is also helpful…

Rapley David: Racing Bicycles: 100 Years of Steel

Скачать книгу (размер 1 197 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 236) Аннотация: Racing Bicycles: 100 Years of Steel features racing bikes from the last 100 years. Spectacular photography of racing machines from the Tour de France, the Olympics and World Championships, as well as bikes for everyday use. This breathtaking new compilation gathers a hand-picked selection of bicycles from Europe and Australia, and documents developments in technology and style over the past…

Komiske Bruce King: Designing the World's Best Children's Hospitals

Скачать книгу (размер 1 136 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 224) Аннотация: Following the success of Designing the World's Best Children's Hospitals 1 and 2, this new publication provides an up-to-date reference guide for healthcare teams, design professionals and community members, who together engage in the exciting process of creating new healing environments for children's hospitals or paediatric units. With chapters focusing on exterior design, lobbies, art and…

Park Jin-Ho: Graft in Architecture: Recreating Spaces

Скачать книгу (размер 1 034 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 204) Аннотация: Graft in architecture refers to any designs added to existing or neglected structures, reinvigorating tired spaces with new life. Instead of dismissing these spaces as simply functional, graft in architecture values them for their potential and shows how we can turn negative spaces into opportunities to breathe new life into architecture. Along with the Design Research & Innovation Laboratory…

Crafti Stephen: Designing with Black: Architecture and Interiors

Скачать книгу (размер 1 136 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 224) Аннотация: Stephen Crafti has always been drawn to black houses, irrespective of the materials they are constructed in, be they zinc, timber or simply painted. Unlike most houses, which scream for attention, black houses sit quietly, accentuating the often-verdant landscape. There is also a sense of calm and tranquillity with a black home. Crafti doesn't live in a black house, but he recently upgraded a…

Friedman Avi: Innovative Homes

Скачать книгу (размер 1 136 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 224) Аннотация: Written by a world expert in the field, 'Innovative Homes' offers information on contemporary design concepts and illustrates them with examples of truly outstanding designs. Current modes of dwelling design are facing challenges of both philosophy and form. Approaches that have prevailed in past decades no longer sustain new demands and require innovative rethinking. The need for a new outlook…

Herbet Mandy: Alfresco Living: 21st Century Architecture

Скачать книгу (размер 1 136 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 224) Аннотация: 21st Century Architecture: Courtyards features courtyard gardens and terraces designed to become part of the interior spaces of the homes they adjoin. Providing an attractive solution for time-poor owners, these low-maintenance gardens function as outdoor rooms and become extensions of everyday living spaces. Many of the outdoor spaces featured are architect-designed, while others are the work of…

Farren Paul: Bicycling Through Time: The Farren Collection

Скачать книгу (размер 1 279 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 252) Аннотация: Paul Farren claims he and his wife Charlie have around 85 percent of the pre-1900 bicycles in Australia — all under one roof in a Melbourne warehouse-cum-museum. Thirty years of hunting them down and collecting has resulted in one of the most impressive early bike collections in the world. It includes 160 pre-1900 bicycles, including hobby horses, boneshakers and Penny Farthings, as well as early…

Blackburn John: Healthy Stables by Design: A Common Sense Approach to the Health and Safety of Horses

Скачать книгу (размер 932 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 184) Аннотация: Healthy Stables by Design' turns traditional sheltering practices for horses on its ear, introducing the concepts of aerodynamic ventilation, strategic natural light, and passive solar heating and cooling into compelling horse barn designs ranging from exquisite to functional and everything in between. With projects executed throughout the United States, and with clients that include elite…

Michael J. Crosbie: Devon: The Story of a Civic Landmark

Скачать книгу (размер 1 299 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 256) Аннотация: This richly illustrated monograph tells the comprehensive inside story of one of the greatest architecture achievements in the history of Oklahoma City, and the state's tallest building: the Devon Energy Centre. The story begins with the project's origins in Oklahoma City's need for community redevelopment and a desire for corporate growth, through its elegant and collaborative design process, to…

McInturff Mark: In House: Mcinturff Architects

Скачать книгу (размер 809 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 160) Аннотация: Following on from In Detail and In Residence, In House features more of the kinds of homes we all wish we could own. Showcasing the work of US architectural firm, McInturff Architects, with photography by Julia Heine, this volume highlights the innovation and craftsmanship that has won the firm commissions from all over North America. The firm has an orientation towards contemporary design that…

Remote Luxury: Top Resorts Down Under

Скачать книгу (размер 1 136 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 224) Аннотация: Remote Luxury: Top Resorts Down Under is the ultimate guide to getting away from it all in Australia and New Zealand. Over the past few decades Australia and its equally spectacular neighbour across the Tasman Sea have established a reputation as two of the most sought-after holiday destinations in the world. This reputation is a result of not only the extraordinarily beautiful and varied…

Abraham Russell: Rural Modern: Rural Residential Architecture

Скачать книгу (размер 1 136 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 224) Аннотация: Modernism crashed into the American consciousness right after the Second World War, although it had existed in the minds and works of American and German-born architects for almost 40 years prior. While it offered a new design paradigm that would transform the urban landscape from New York to New Delhi, modernism was a slow burn for residential architects. The sharp edges and simple geometries…

Cleary Mark: 21st Century Architecture: Designer Houses

Скачать книгу (размер 1 136 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 224) Аннотация: This latest addition to IMAGES 21st Century series brings together more than 45 of the worlds most stylish contemporary houses. From the Adriatic Coast in Greece to the rugged mountains of Switzerland; from the suburbs of Japan, to the glittering views from the Hollywood Hills, this diverse selection of modern houses have all been designed by some of the best residential architects working today.…

Wolff Howard J.: 100 Hotels + Resorts

Скачать книгу (размер 1 646 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 324) Аннотация: This volume takes you beyond the foyers to explore the inspiration and ideas behind the designs, which often begin from a thought on a notepad. Previously published in 2007 in larger format.

Baker William T.: Great American Homes: Volume Two

Скачать книгу (размер 1 462 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 288) Аннотация: William T. Baker's work is inspired by the bounty of classical architecture found in the grand homes of the southern United States, particularly the state of Georgia. The hallmarks of his architecture are extraordinary attention to details of craftsmanship and construction, and a keen eye for scale and proportion. Throughout the pages of this richly illustrated book, we meet the families who have…

Fatih Driss: Pure Luxury: 100 Great Houses

Скачать книгу (размер 1 768 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 348) Аннотация: Pure Luxury: 100 Great Houses is a celebration of residential living at its finest, and best. Satisfying our natural and abiding curiosity about how other people live, and our endless quest to add a special something to our own homes, this latest volume in IMAGES 100 Houses series showcases contemporary architectural trends. The beauty of residential architecture lies in its infinite scope for…

Killen Patrick: The Modern Californian Beach House

Скачать книгу (размер 911 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 180) Аннотация: The Modern Californian Beach House catalogues the eclectic and always original modernist beach house architecture of Patrick Killen, founder of studio 9 one 2. Killen helped introduce serious modern design to the Los Angeles beach communities in the mid-80s, which at the time was a crazy quilt of fantasy structures all built on postage-stamp sized lots. The projects featured in this collection…