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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
Taking a fresh, holistic approach to the topic of architectural technology, this indispensable book looks at the ?why? as well as the ?how? of building science, providing a comprehensive, clear and concise introduction to the subject. The demands faced by architects in their training and education are constantly changing. Written by two practicing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 75.00
The tropical belt ? where large areas of South East Asia, India, Africa and parts of both North and South America are located ? forms the biggest landmass in the world and has one of the highest numbers of rapidly developing cities. Coincidentally, architecture in these regions shares common problems, the most easily identifiable being the tropical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 100.00
The built environment is responsible for an estimated forty-five per cent of all greenhouse gas emissions. As the greatest opportunities for reducing these emissions occur during the briefing and design processes, the pathway to better design lies in preparing environmental briefs, and using these to drive building design and produce buildings of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
Sustainability at the Cutting Edge is an essential guide to understanding the future direction of sustainable technology. This fully updated new edition deals not only with current best practice and state of the art case studies, but with the very latest emerging technologies which will transform the relationship between buildings and energy. Professor... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 36.95
Together with the National Library of Ireland, Architectural Press presents seventy previously unpublished drawings by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The identification in the National Library of Ireland of three sketchbooks, from which these drawings have been selected, represents a significant addition to the body of early drawings by Mackintosh. The... more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 79.95
As a building material, precast concrete allows a wide range of sculptural forms and design options. By treating the surface in various ways, fascinating textures and fine finishes can be produced. This book provides a systematic overview of the variety of applications for such concrete elements throughout Europe. Author David Bennett provides in-depth... more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 24.99
Considerably easier to use than other 3D software, Google SketchUp has found a niche in architecture, landscaping, real estate development, furniture building, and other design professions The fun and friendly approach assumes no previous 3D modeling experience and explains the basic concepts involved in 3D modeling Shows readers how to build a 3D... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2007; US$ 104.95
Providing definitions and examples, this book introduces the societal and global context for accessible and universal design. It focuses on accessible design, the legal mandates, guidelines, and US government regulatory and resource agencies. It covers universal design principles, strategies, examples, and applications. more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 189.99
The book contains the proceedings of the 11th CAAD Futures conference which took place at Vienna University of Technology, June 20-22, 2005. The papers in this book cover a wide range of subjects and provide an excellent overview of the state-of-the-art in research on Computer Aided Architectural Design. The following categories of articles are included:... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95
Bring new realism to your visualizations with a command of the 3ds Max toolset. Three step-by-step tutorials demonstrate exterior and interior, day and night lighting scenes. You learn the nuts and bolts of importing models from CAD programs, lighting, applying mr shaders and materials, and optimizing your renders. Mental ray is made simple with an... more...