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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
By including ecological concerns in the design process from the outset, architecture can enhance life. Author Brook Muller understands how a designer?s predispositions and poetic judgement in dealing with complex and dynamic ecological systems impact the "greenness" of built outcomes. Ecology and the Architectural Imagination offers a series of... more...
- PM Press 2014; US$ 9.99
Continuing in the style of the first two volumes, this new installment in the Signal series features standout artwork and stories that includes the topics of Paredon Records, Quebec Spring, and partisan memorials in former Yugoslavia, among others. The series is dedicated to documenting the compelling graphics, art projects, and cultural movements... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 98.00
The integration of functions, technology and aesthetic quality is the architect?s core qualification. In this book, the partners of Richter & Dahl Rocha provide a detailed and comprehensive account of today?s state of the art of architectural design. Offering the knowledge of 20 years of high-class practice to the architectural community, the professional... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 119.95
Acoustical engineering applies sound and vibration theory in practical terms, addressing the manipulation and control of sound to ensure the comfort, safety and productivity of those inhabiting a particular environment. Engineers in this area need to learn and reference the concepts and principles on which fundamental acoustic design practices are... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95
The Elements of Architecture is a clear and well structured introduction to sustainable architecture, which concentrates on general principles to make an accessible and comprehensive primer for undergraduate students. The author takes a fresh and logical approach, focusing on the way aspects of the built environment are experienced by the occupants... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
This book examines the interrelationship of representational methods and material systems as fundamental drivers of the design process. Identifying four primary categories of representational logics - point, line, surface, mass - each category is illustrated through four precedent projects that deploy iterative material sensibilities. As a collection,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00
Architecture and the Paradox of Dissidence maps out and expands upon the methodologies of architectural action and reinvigorates the concept of dissent within the architectural field. It expands the notion of dissidence to other similar practices and strategies of resistance, in a variety of historical and geographical contexts.The book also discusses... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 54.95
This accessible and engaging text is the first to offer a comprehensive critical history and analysis of the greening of architecture through accumulative reduction of negative environmental effects caused by buildings, urban designs and settlements. Describing the progressive development of green architecture from 1960 to 2010, it illustrates how... more...
- Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 18.39
Ob Gotik oder Großraumbüro: »Architektur verstehen« macht mit den wichtigsten Techniken, Gestaltungsmethoden und Aufgaben der Baukunst bekannt. Zentrale Themen sind die Baumaterialien, der Werkprozess, die sakralen und profanen Grundtypen der Architektur, die Stadtplanung sowie die Symbolik. Den Abschluss bilden einige grundsätzliche Überlegungen zu... more...