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How Buildings Learn

ISBN 10 : 9781101562642
ISBN 13 : 1101562641

Buildings have often been studies whole in space, but never before have they been studied whole in time. How Buildings Learn is a masterful new synthesis that proposes that buildin..


How Buildings Learn

ISBN 10 : 0753800500
ISBN 13 : 9780753800508

Stewart Brand puts forward the radical proposal adapt best when constantly refined and reshaped by their occupants, and that architects can mature from being artists of time...


How Buildings Learn

ISBN 10 : 0613920090
ISBN 13 : 9780613920094

Like people, buildings change with age, forced to adapt to the needs of current occupations. This provocative examination of buildings that have adapted well, and some that haven't..


How Buildings Work

ISBN 10 : 0198036663
ISBN 13 : 9780198036661

Illustrated with hundreds of illuminating line drawings, this classic guide reveals virtually every secret of a building's function: how it stands up, keeps its occupants safe and ..


The Clock Of The Long Now

ISBN 10 : 0786722924
ISBN 13 : 9780786722921

Using the designing and building of the Clock of the Long Now as a framework, this is a book about the practical use of long time perspective: how to get it, how to use it, how to ..


Sustainable Preservation

ISBN 10 : 0470882158
ISBN 13 : 9780470882153

Sustainable Preservation takes a nuanced look at the hundreds of choices that adaptive reuse requires architects to makeā€”from ingenious ways to redeploy existing structural eleme..


Everyday Architecture Of The Mid Atlantic

ISBN 10 : 0801853257
ISBN 13 : 9780801853258

From the eighteenth-century single-room "mansions" of Delaware's Cypress Swamp district to the early twentieth-century suburban housing around Philadelphia and Wilmington, the arch..