Early Art And Architecture Of Africa (oxford History Of Art)

This book is a very well rounded and well written review of the art and architecture of Africa. It is very eye opening about the artistic abilities of these ancient people. It even goes beyond what we know about their construction. You find that awe-inspiring palaces were not confined to Egypt and the rest of North Africa, but advanced societies had flourished apart from the rest of the world. I really don't want to give away any of ...

The Architecture Of Change: Buildig A Better World

A fantastic and totally unique book with insight into worlds that only someone with the inner knowledge, amazing sensitivity and deep talent could share. The keen insight into the social, artistic, and political elements are profound and rare to come by. The care, artistry, and intelligence that went into this is apparent. The beautiful spirit, profound insight, and appreciation of the subject matter, so wonderfully and painstakenly ...

Urban Coding And Planning

Urban codes have a profound influence on urban form, affecting the design and placement of buildings, streets and public spaces. Historically, their use has helped create some of our best-loved urban environments, while recent advances in coding have been a growing focus of attention, particularly in Britain and North America. However, the full potential for the role of codes has yet to be realized.   In Urban Coding and Plannin...

Sustainable Healthcare Architecture

"With this book, Robin Guenther and Gail Vittori show us how critical our green building mission is to the future of human health and secures a lasting legacy that will continue to challenge and focus the green building movement, the healthcare industry, and the world for years to come." —From the Foreword by Rick Fedrizzi, President, CEO and Founding Chair, U.S. Green Building Council "Sustainable Healthcare Architecture" approaches...