The Places and Spaces of Fashion  1800 2007
  • Author : John Potvin
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Genre : Architecture

The Places and Spaces of Fashion, 1800-2007 brings together art, design, fashion, and a much neglected concern for its spatial realities. The spaces and places of fashion have often been overlooked in the writing of fashion history and visual culture. More often than not, however, these environments mitigate, control, inform, ...

Properties of Fresh Concrete
  • Author : H.J. Wierig
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Genre : Architecture

This book presents new information on concrete properties and production in the light of the widespread use of ready mixed concrete and new concreting materials. This book forms the Proceedings of the RILEM Colloquium held in Hanover, West Germany in October 1990. Papers from 18 countries in Europe, North America and the ...

Writing Back to Modern Art
  • Author : Jonathan Harris
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Genre : Architecture

Here for the first time is a full-length study of the 'critical modernisms' of the three leading art writers of the second half of the twentieth century, which helps us build a better understanding of the development of modern art writing and its relation to the 'post-modern' in art and ...

Designing for Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Author : Kristi Gaines
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Genre : Architecture

Winner of the 2017 IDEC Book Award, 2017 EDRA Great Places Award (Book Category), 2017 American Society of Interior Designers Joel Polsky Prize and the 2016 International Interior Design Association TXOK Research Award Designing for Autism Spectrum Disorders explains the influence of the natural and man-made environment on individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) ...

Pamphlet Architecture 16  Architecture as a Translation of Music
  • Author : Elizabeth Martin
  • Publisher : Princeton Architectural Press
  • Genre : Architecture

Pamphlet Architecture was begun in 1977 by William Stout and Steven Holl as an independent vehicle for dialogue among architects, and has become a popular venue for publishing the works and thoughts of a younger generation of architects. Small in scale, low in price, but large in impact, these books present ...

Lighting Design Basics
  • Author : Mark Karlen
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Genre : Architecture

-Provides fundamental concepts and prescriptive techniques, including the latest on LEDs, in a concise, highly visual format---...

Five Minutes City
  • Author : Winy Maas
  • Publisher : episode publishers
  • Genre : Architecture

Winy Maas proposed a provocative and inspiring brief; he asked participants to redesign the cities of Rotterdam and New York in a way that everything is reachable within five minutes. A series of serious questions arise from the challenging brief: 'What will such a city look like? What happens to ...

The Miracles of St  Artemios
  • Author : Virgil S. Crisafulli
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Genre : History

A translation of and philological-historical commentary on an anonymous hagiographical text, which provides insights into faith healing and the treatment of hernias in 7th-century Constantinople....

Manufacture and Processing of PVC
  • Author : R H Burgess
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Genre : Architecture

This ten chapter book on the manufacture and processing of PVC covers bulk processing, paste, emulsion, blends, toxicity, morphology, rigid PVC and plasticised PVC....

Actions of Architecture
  • Author : Jonathan Hill
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Genre : Architecture

Drawing on the work of a wide range of architects, artists and writers, this book considers the relations between the architect and the user, which it compares to the relations between the artist and viewer and the author and reader. The book's thesis is informed by the text 'The Death ...

The League of the Aitolians
  • Author : John D. Grainger
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Genre : History

This is the first full account of the Aitolian League in modern times, based wholly on original source material, describing its origin, its rise and fall, and refuting the old libel which describes it as a pirate state....

Practice
  • Author : Stan Allen
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Genre : Architecture

Conversant in contemporary theory and architectural history, Stan Allen argues that concepts in architecture are not imported from other disciplines, but emerge through the materials and procedures of architectural practice itself. Drawing on his own experience as a working architect, he examines the ways in which the tools available to ...