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Provides a state-of-the-art tool for those studying, teaching, and researching architectural acoustics.
Pavilions have myriad forms and as many functions. This is a selection of the best examples produced in recent years. It features pavilions ranging from the advanced forms of Sou Fujimoto to Zaha Hadid's Chanel pavilion, from small structures created entirely out of farm waste to a mirrored carapace conceived...
A jewel of the University of Oxford, the Sheldonian Theatre stands out among the groundbreaking designs by the great British architect Sir Christopher Wren. Published to coincide with the 350th anniversary of the building's construction, this book takes a fresh look at the historical influences that shaped the Sheldonian's development.
By Hugh Hardy
Theater of Architecture gathers twenty of Hugh Hardy's projects, both within New York City and beyond its borders. Hardy candidly discusses the collaborations, challenges and strategies that gave rise to each design in this illuminating exploration of all the factors that combine to create memorable architecture.
By Geraint John
In this fully updated and redesigned edition of the essential and long-established Stadia, the authors offer their unrivalled expertise to all professionals who commission, plan, design, and manage high-quality sports venues. Ideas about the design and use of stadiums continue to evolve and this fifth edition includes the latest developments...
Buildings for performing arts, including theatres, concert halls, opera houses that are featured in this book are actual endless live performance. Architecture is connected with music, opera and people by "director" - the architect, and then art is extended. New-built, renovated and innovative soundscaping, all architects are exploring and aiming...
Live Architecture explores the physical form of popular music performance space from 1960 to the present day.
Designing the greenest Olympic games in history Beginning with the bidding process, planners for London's 2012 Olympics envisioned nothing less than a transformation of East London with permanent structures that would bring to life the driving creative principle of sustainability.