Airport Design and Operation, 3 edition
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Airport Design and Operation, 3 edition

Airport design and operation are always closely related. A poor design affects the airport operations, resulting in increased costs, and a sound understanding of operation is needed to enable good design. The aim of this third edition is to present an updated and integrated approach to the two. The chapters have been enhanced to reflect changes in technology and the way the air transport industry functions. Key topics that are newly ...

Triumphs of Change: Architecture Reconsidered
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Triumphs of Change: Architecture Reconsidered

This book is born out of a sense of scepticism with self-indulgence in architecture. It seeks a new prescription for readdressing architecture as an expression of human need. Sense, Sagacity and the Sublime define the architectural realities of its organizing principle, while Gods and Goddesses; Princes and Prelates; Corporate Clients and Citizens identify strategic shifts in Western Civilization. The book carries the judgment of dem...

Ways into the Logic of Alexander of Aphrodisias (Philosophia Antiqua 62)
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Ways into the Logic of Alexander of Aphrodisias

Ways into the Logic of Alexander of Aphrodisias is intended to give an overview of the logic of Alexander of Aphrodisias (fl. early 3rd century A.D.). Since much of what might be called Alexander's logic is simply Aristotelian logic, instead of engaging in point-by-point analysis, it takes up three themes, one from each of the main areas of traditional logic: the assertoric syllogistic, the modal syllogistic, and the area of metalogi...

Site Design for Multifamily Housing: Creating Livable, Connected Neighborhoods, 3rd edition
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Site Design for Multifamily Housing: 3rd edition

"This invaluable 'how-to' guidebook demonstrates easily understandable interventions that can be championed by the array of participants in city building. Site Design for Multifamily Housing is a distinguished and timely resource that will clearly motivate the transformation of North American suburban contexts to be more connected, livable, and enjoyable."

The Allied Arts: Architecture and Craft in Postwar Canada
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The Allied Arts: Architecture and Craft in Postwar Canada

"Well researched, comprehensive, and impeccably documented, The Allied Arts recovers the history of public craft commissions and the contexts - both aesthetic and cultural - that have led to their dismissal and neglect in the history of art, within the art world, and amongst the general public." Elissa Auther, Department of Visual and Performing Arts, University of Colorado

Building the Cycling City: The Dutch Blueprint for Urban Vitality
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Building the Cycling City

I like how the authors brought forth the notion that road safety was a major factor in the decision making process that lead to the bicycle facilities we see today in the Netherlands. I am familiar with Vision Zero. I feel the authors did an excellent job of explaining this concept and are right on point when they conclude: "Without investments in safer streets, matched with proportionate funding for better walkways and better bike p...

Paul Rudolph: The Florida Houses
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Paul Rudolph: The Florida Houses

This book is an wonderful mix of photographs, drawings and text that give great insight into the work of Rudolph's understanding of the Florida's climate and the technology available in his day. It is a must for anyone seriously interested in modern architecture. What an amazing architect, what an amazing book!

Circular Storage Tanks and Silos
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Circular Storage Tanks and Silos

With increasing world-wide investment in the construction of water treatment plants, sewage works, water storage systems and oil and petrochemical complexes, the practical value of simplified design methods for concrete tanks is obvious. The second edition of this best-selling book presents solutions to many of the practical problems involved in the analysis and design of tanks. It grew, in part, from the author's work as a member of...