Tag Archives: Architecture

Video: Ellen Dunham-Jones discusses the demise of America’s shopping malls with The Early Show

May 1, 2009 – Whether American tastes have changed, or the recession has taken its toll, shopping malls are in danger of extinction. Professor Ellen Dunham Jones, author of Retrofitting Suburbia: Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs, joins The Daily Show to identify factors for the demise of America’s shopping malls. Click here to view […]

Ellen Dunham-Jones discusses shifting demand from suburban to urban homes on New Hampshire Public Radio

Ellen Dunham-Jones talks to New Hampshire Public Radio about how how development in existing suburbs can absorb new growth and evolve in relation to changed demographic, technological, and economic conditions.

Wiley is proud to announce the Winners of the Association of American Publishers 2008 PROSE Awards

February 24, 2008 – The Professional and Scholarly Publishing (PSP) Division of the Association of American Publishers (AAP) announced the winners of the 2008 American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (The PROSE Awards). Presented since 1976, and now newly renamed and rebranded, the 2008 PROSE Awards received a record-breaking 439 entries – over […]

GUIDE TO NEW YORK CITY LANDMARKS, 4E

“New York’s lifeblood is its landmarks–its historic neighborhoods, its incomparable buildings, its distinctive streets. This book will guide you through the extraordinary places that make New York New York.” –Paul Goldberger, Architecture critic, The New Yorker “This vital book will not only offer interesting information and insights on New York City’s 90 historic districts, 1,181 […]

A LEGAL GUIDE TO URBAN AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT FOR PLANNERS, DEVELOPERS AND ARCHITECTS

November 14, 2008 — As urbanism and sustainability have emerged as leading urban planning and design concepts, legal concepts and laws have often failed to keep pace. A LEGAL GUIDE TO URBAN AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT FOR PLANNERS, DEVELOPERS AND ARCHITECTS (John Wiley & Sons; $75.00; Available Now) is a primer for practicing architects, urban designers, […]

Completely Revised and Updated, Wiley Releases THE ARCHITECT’S HANDBOOK OF PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE, 14th Ed.

September 12, 2008 – Architects must be proficient in a variety of business practices to contribute to, manage, or launch a successful firm. Knowledge of legal, financial, marketing, management, and administrative responsibilities, as well as architect-specific professional standards and AIA contract documents, is essential for the profession. In response to how practice is rapidly changing […]

PRESERVATION OF MODERN ARCHITECTURE serves as a comprehensive professional reference for architects and preservation professionals

Works of modern architecture, built from approximately the 1920s to the 1970s, are threatened today by demolition, neglect, or insensitive alterations. And although awareness of endangered modern buildings is growing, the threats continue. Non-profit organizations such as the World Monuments Fund, DOCOMOMO International and the Recent Past Preservation Network are working to save these works. […]

Completely Revised & Updated, Wiley Releases THE ARCHITECT’S HANDBOOK OF PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE, 14TH ED.

Architects must be proficient in a variety of business practices to contribute to, manage, or launch a successful firm. Knowledge of legal, financial, marketing, management, and administrative responsibilities, as well as architect-specific professional standards and AIA contract documents, is essential for the profession. In response to how practice is rapidly changing at the start of […]

Wiley Releases Two New References for Designers & Contractors Covering Green Design & Construction

Statistics show that the United States comprises less than 6 percent of the world’s population, yet consumes 25 percent of the world’s energy. The ecological footprint is enormous compared to that of other countries. Additionally, buildings account for nearly half of the global output of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide, as well as half of […]

BIM HANDBOOK helps the building & design community understand new business processes facilitated by technology

Encompassing all areas of Architecture, Engineering and the Construction industries, the BIM HANDBOOK: A Guide to Building Information Modeling for Owners, Managers, Designers, Engineers and Contractors (John Wiley & Sons; March 2008; $85.00), is a unique, one of a kind resource, enriched with every detail you will ever need to understand Building Information Modeling. With […]