Community CentreCommunity centers are public locations where members of a community gather for group activities, social support, public information, and other purposes. This book outlines the overall principles for successful community centers, communtiy center design guidelines and improvements, an..
Cultural ArchitectureIn this book, Chinese star architects/architectural design firms present their works completed since 2000. These buildings are created with innovative concepts and unique architectural languages for cultural events, such as museums, art galleries, and memorials. They witness the..
Endless Performance: Building for Performing ArtsThe buildings for performing arts”including theatres, concert halls, opera houses”that we show in this book are actual endless live performance. Architecture is connected with music, opera, and people by the director”the architect”and then art is exte..
Frank Repas ArchitectureThis book, via introductions to dozens of the projects of Frank Repas Architecture and its research theories, illustrated with plenty of plans and etc., conveys the exploring ideas of Frank Repas Architecture. It is hoped that the book will provide a good reference for the re..
Green ArchitectureThe rapid development of modern technology has brought us a convenient life, but also an unprecedented crisis and test for the human living environment. Green architecture helps promote energy savings and emission reduction, and thus plays a significant role in sustainable social d..
HOPSCAHOPSCA (hotel, office, parking, shopping mall, convention, and apartment) is a rising concept for architecture design. With the fast pace of urbanization, we search for an efficient self-sufficient urban model. The projects here make a breakthrough from traditional single-function projects suc..
Hospitals Hospitals are the most complex but also the most interesting architectural projects, requiring a unity of technology and construction. This book includes selected hospital buildings from the last five years that illustrate the functional importance of such purpose-built edifices but a..
Hotel ProposalsThe book is a selection of outstanding hotel proposals around the world in recent years. It introduces the modern hotel design ideas that would be trends in the future. Also, many new and advanced solutions and strategies of hotel design are involved. Generally, this is a collection o..
Japanese Storefront DesignStorefront design is a comprehensive art form, which consists of architecture, decoration, and surrounding landscape. The commercial area in Japan is a place where exchanges of culture and commerce are active between Japan and the West, and where both pop design and Japanes..
Modern Bank DesignsAs society modernizes, the design of modern banks has become an important method to promote the overall image of banks and has played a significant role in the improvement of a bank’s professional image and economic efficiency. Taking typical bank architecture and interior design ..
Museums“A museum is a materialised history; there, with the historical relics on display, we have dialogues with history. As we have realised that a museum would be a useful tool for the publicity of a city, museums have become projects that architects and designers most long for.In the book we sele..
New School DesignsThe school designs (new construction, refurbishment, renovation or expansion) are crucial and concerned with natural environment, urbanisation and urban life, which bring new and more missions and responsibilities to school designs. Schools must to be the organic part of the urban ..