Big and Green: Toward Sustainable Architecture in the 21st Century
Автор: Andrew Hall Название: 21St-Century Bars ISBN: 1864703741 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781864703740 Издательство: Images Рейтинг: Цена: 2874 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Showcases bar design trends from around the world, featuring interiors and exquisite detail. This title features the inspiring photography that reveals the intricacies of each design. Follow-up title to the hugely successful `100 of the World`s Best Bars`.
Описание: '21st-Century Jewellery Designers: An Inspired Style' is a stunning survey of the contemporary jewellery that's being designed and created across the world today. From the great JAR, to James de Givenchy and Nicholas Varney in the West, and Michelle Ong, Wallace Chan and Bhagat in the East, 'Inspired Style' is an exploration into the designers' worlds, helping the reader to discover the jewels that great jewellery artists are creating now. Interviews with each designer featured reveal their inspirations and passions, their favourite materials, designing processes, and how their personalities influence their designs. Designers include: JAR (France); Kaoru Kay Akihara (Japan); Walid Akkad (Lebanon/France); Lorenz Baumer (France); Bhagat (India); Sevan Bicakci (Turkey); Luz Camino (Spain); Wallace Chan (China); Edmond Chin for Etcetera (China); Lydia Courteille (France); Michele della Valle (Italy/Switzerland); Patrice Fabre (France); James de Givenchy for Taffin (USA); Vincente Gracia (Spain); Hemmerle (Germany); Anna Hu (USA/Taiwan); Michelle Ong for Carnet (China); Suzanne Syz (Switzerland); Nicholas Varney (USA); Stephen Webster (UK); Dickson Yewn for Yewn Heritage (China); Rami Abboud (Lebanon); Tomasz Donocik (UK); LaMouche (China/France); 10 Royale (France).
Автор: Ann Sutherland Harris Название: Seventeenth-Century Art and Architecture ISBN: 1856695549 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781856695541 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 4356 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Offers an introduction to the developments in art and architecture that emerged from seventeenth-century Western Europe. This study encompasses the socio-political and cultural background of the period.
Описание: For anyone who is in the process of building or renovating a home, sustainability is a critical issue especially since energy is likely to remain costly for the foreseeable future. Choosing to use resources responsibly makes as much of a statement about a home as the selection of floor plans, building materials, or furniture. Ideally, our homes should be sustainable and look good at the same time. Building Better showcases single-family homes from around the world whose architecture proves that sustainable and attractive are not contradictions. The book s selection of outstanding, top-quality work provides feasible examples for a new generation of homeowners with a discerning sense of style and environmental responsibility. The spectrum of featured projects ranges from energy efficient restoration and the construction of intelligent extensions to the planning and building of new low-energy or passive homes. The book introduces the latest building forms and materials as well as case studies examining the best division of space, architectural planning, and the use of innovative technologies to control and improve heating and air conditioning. Consequently, Building Better not only provides a striking overview of the topic of sustainable building, but also insightful information on details from technical data to blueprints. In the book, both architects and homeowners have their say. Families talk about their ideas, desires, motivations, and real experiences. Against this background, Building Better is both a practical and inspirational guide for anyone who sees sustainability not as limiting, but rather as a creative opportunity. As such, it is an essential reference for everyone who wants to build a better home.
Описание: Offers a selection of contemporary house designs in colour spreads. From modest to massive, this title features 150 of the world`s most prominent architects, including US architects Swatt Miers, Marmol Radziner, OSKA, and LPA Inc; European architects Jarmund Vigsnaes; and, South American architects Marcio Kogan, Una Arquitectos, and FGMF.
Автор: Mullins Charlotte Название: 21st Century Portraits ISBN: 1855144166 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781855144163 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 4077 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: With over 150 illustrations from fifty artists, 21st Century Portraits explores n ew developments in the representation of the human form and face as well as the continuing appeal of commissioned portraiture. The selection of portraits features cutting - edge new work from the international art community, and reflects an increasing inter est in identity worldwide. Organised thematically, the book examines seven key strands of portraiture: Observational Portraits; Self - Portraits; Commissioned and Celebrity Portraits; Social Portraits; Geopolitics and National Identity; The Body; Re - invented Portraits. With a foreword by Andrew Graham - Dixon and an essay by Sandy Nairne (Director of the National Portrait Gallery) and Sarah Howgate (Curator of Contemporary Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery) that locates contemporary portraiture withi n a historic tradition, 21st Century Portraits examines current trends, showcasing the wide range of media used by todays artists. The book also includes an extensive list of suggested further reading.
Описание: French architecture of the 18th century - which exhibited great technical ability and refined taste - influenced architectural style throughout Europe. This book is a survey of the French architecture of the period. It begins with the origins of the "style moderne" under the last years of Louis XIV, discusses the end of Rococo and the return to antiquity, and concludes with the Revolutionary architecture and the house of Madame Recamier. Kalnein describes the development of palace and hotel architecture by the two great architects de Cotte and Boffrand, discussing such large urban projects as the reconstruction of Rennes and the Places Royales. He traces the return to antiquity (which began when the scholars of the Academic d'Architecture were sent to Rome), the revolutionary architecture with its grand, but never executed, projects, and the shift from neoclassicism to early romanticism. Kalnein also examines the decorative arts of the period, which became even more important tharchitecture in the Rococo period. Focusing on such architects as Boffrand, Gabriel, and Redoux, he shows how a study of their building decoration illuminates the evolution of "style moderne," the battle between Rococo and Neoclassicism, and the dissemination of French styles throughout Europe.
Название: 21St Century Houses Downunder Hb ISBN: 1864704209 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781864704204 Издательство: Images Рейтинг: Цена: 2874 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Includes more than 60 homes illustrating the best in innovative and stylish modern living.
Описание: "Staging Space" explores trends in interdisciplinary research at the intersection of architecture, new media, information technology, and performing arts, and it is based upon a research project at Sinlab, an experimental laboratory jointly run by five universities in Switzerland, Germany, and China. Divided into four richly illustrated sections, the essays explore the topics of kinetics, audibility, visibility, and boundaries, which delve into aspects such as movement, interaction, and body tracking; electronic dispositives in acoustic space; the visibility in stage performance; and the performers and their audience. The international contributors also look at experiments by performance artists and computer scientists that explore the ways in which art and technology can create new spatial relations on the stage and within other spaces of performance. "
Автор: Kelly Liz Campell Название: Core: Sustainable Architecture by Fxfowle ISBN: 1935935631 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781935935636 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 3438 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Core Is A Four Volume Set That Examines In Depth Key Concepts In Architectural Thinking And Practice For Fx Fowle. Deeply Committed To Environmental Architecture, These Concepts And The Work They Produce Explore The Finer Points Of Sustainability, How They Guide Not Only Building Systems, But Also Form And Interior Layout And Circulation. The Volumes Explore Methodology And Process, Form Finding And All Aspects Of Building Performance.
Название: 21St Century Beach Houses ISBN: 186470375X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781864703757 Издательство: Images Рейтинг: Цена: 2874 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Presents a variety of acclaimed, contemporary beach houses from regions including Australia and New Zealand, North and South America, Europe, and Asia. This title offers a glimpse inside remarkable waterside retreats located in some truly spectacular environments.
Описание: Here is a new book rich in visual choices for everyone planning to build in their backyard. Whether youre hoping to create a simple trellis to train roses or erect a pavilion to entertain the extended family, this is the perfect place to start. Over 400 photos illustrate an impressive quantity of architectural additions for the backyard, from arched gateways to grand gazebos, pretty pergolas, picture-perfect pagodas, and fascinating follies. An illustrated glossary gives you the language and historical reference to help you achieve a more interesting landscape. This will be a treasured reference for any landscaping professional, landscape architect, backyard shed builder, or homeowner aspiring beyond the average.
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