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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
Scale is a word which underlies much of architectural and urban design practice, its history and theory, and its technology. Its connotations have traditionally been linked with the humanities, in the sense of relating to human societies and to human form. ?To build in scale? is an aspiration that is usually taken for granted by most of those involved... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 99.00
The architect's favorite handbook—now in an up-to-date, new edition! The Architect's Studio Companion is the labor-saving design resource that architects, engineers, and builders have relied on for years. Now in its Fifth Edition, this industry standard maintains its reputation as a reliable tool for the preliminary selecting, configuring,... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 75.00
An essential introduction to applying research for busy architects and designers The competitive design market and the need to create enduring value place high demands on architects and designers to expand their knowledge base to be able to digest and utilize multiple sources of information. Expected by their clients to be well versed on all aspects... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 50.95
Learning 3ds Max 2010 Foundation for Games is the key to unlocking the power of Autodesk 3ds Max, directly from the creators of one of the world's most powerful 3D animation and effects software products. Get hands on experience with the innovative tools and powerful techniques available in the new version of 3ds Max, through all new project-based... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
With contributions from some of the world?s most advanced thinkers on this subject, this book is essential reading for anyone looking at new ways of thinking about the digital within architecture. It speculates upon implications of Persistent Modelling for architectural practice, reconsidering the relationship between architectural representation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Explaining the connection between physical and strategic design, this book proposes an aesthetic connection between two equal aspects of architectural design: the Real and the Ideal. Addressing architectural thinkers from the broad realms of academia and practice, it is suitable either as a seminar text, a guide to contemporary design issues, or as... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95
Offering an in-depth consideration of the impact which humanities have had on the processes of architecture and design, this book asks how we can restore the traditional dialogue between intellectual enquiry in the humanities and design creativity. Written by leading academics in the fields of history, theory and philosophy of design, these essays... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 182.00
America's sense of space has always been tied to what Hayden White called the "narrativization" of real events. If the awe-inspiring manifestations of nature in America (Niagara Falls, Virginia's Natural Bridge, the Grand Canyon, etc.) were often used as a foil for projecting utopian visions and idealizations of the nation's exceptional... 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...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 46.00
Die intelligente Weiterent-wicklung von Bautypen ist eine wesentliche Aufgabenstellung im Wohnungsbau. Dieser Band behandelt die Typen des Hofhauses, die den Hof als intimen Außenraum des Wohnens nutzen. Einer Darstellung des Hofs als Stadtbaustein folgt ein umfassendes Typenspektrum: Cluster, Netz, Teppich, Hofreite, Terrassen etc. more...