On April 16, 2019, the world looked on in horror as the Notre Dame Cathedral was nearly destroyed in a devastating fire. Notre Dame de Paris: A Celebration of the Cathedral offers a fascinating look back at nearly nine centuries of this landmark building that has stood as silent witness to some of the most important events in human history.
Emotions in the workplace have until recently been seen simply as a distraction. We often think of work as rational, logical and non-emotional. But organisations are waking up to the key role of emotions and affect at work. Emotions influence how we make decisions, how we relate with one another and how we make sense of our surroundings.
Whilst organisations are slowly embracing the pivotal role of emotions, designers and managers of workplaces have been struggling to keep up. New insights fr
'A remarkable book; surprisingly gripping and often very moving ... stories weave and unweave over the book's course, patterning thought into a complex built environment, at once disorientating and illuminating.' Robert Macfarlane
We shape ourselves, and are shaped in return, by the walls that contain us. Buildings affect how we sleep, work, socialise and even breathe. They can isolate and endanger us but they can also heal us. We project our hopes and fears onto buildings, while they a
A lavish, full-color guidebook showcasing the most up-to-date innovations and latest trends in efficient and successful small space design. Packed with detailed color photographs, comprehensive layout illustrations, and essential information, 150 Best Tiny Homes is the ideal solution for making the most of small living spaces-homes between 500 and 800 square feet-common to contemporary urban environments. Inside you'll find 150 homes from around the world-each a model of efficiency and an insp
Divided into three chapters, Houses in the City, Houses in the Country and Places People Go To, Thinking & Living like an Architect showcases some of Michaelis Boyd Associates' most spectacular projects, showing site pictures before, during and after construction.
Materials for Architects and Builders provides a clear and concise introduction to the broad range of materials used within the construction industry and covers the essential details of their manufacture, key physical properties, specification and uses.
Understanding the basics of materials is a crucial part of undergraduate and diploma construction or architecture-related courses, and this established textbook helps the reader to do just that with the help of colour photographs an
Provides an overview of ecological design and planning for landscape architects. This title explores the concepts and themes important to the contemporary practice of ecological design and planning in a highly accessible and richly illustrated format. It examines the relationships between ecological design theory and design methods.
St Pancras station has long been an iconic landmark on the London landscape and one of its most distinctive monuments. This edition is published to coincide with the reopening of Scott's wondrous Gothic hotel. It traces the history of the station, introducing us to the men behind the architecture and looks at its new international status.
Quality of life, a healthy environment and sound development are closely linked. By considering environmental factors at all stages of the planning, design and development process, living conditions in settlements and housing programmes can be significantly improved.