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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 70.00
This book sets out the essential activities and inter-relationships involving the client organization and multi-disciplinary design team as they progress through each phase of the job. It guides the client through the preliminary steps needed to start up work; seeking out and appraising a site, studying the feasibility of all ideas and proposals,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 95.00
Bio-Architecture studies the natural principles of animal and human constructions from several different perspectives, and presents a great part of the knowledge that gives origin and shape to built form. Organic architecture offers a design approach arising from natural principles, bringing us back to local history, tradition, and cultural roots... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
An invaluable tool for the architect, artist and graphic designer, `Design Drawing Techniques' shows how each element of an orthographic or perspective drawing can be produced in a variety of ways. Enriched with details culled from the work of successful and well known architects, this book provides a much needed alternative to existing texts. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95
Focusing on England between 1935 and 1959, this book examines a selected group of innovative buildings and environments that were designed for children or addressed their needs, such as playgrounds, schools, community centres, hospitals, dwellings and neighbourhoods. It identifies the new aesthetic and spatial order permeating the environments of childhood,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 89.95
This collection of essays reveals a deep alliance between architecture and the performing arts, uncovering its roots in ancient stories, and tracing a continuous tradition of thought that emerges in contemporary practice. With fresh insight, the authors ask how buildings perform with people as partners, rather than how they look as formal compositions.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Author Christopher Beorkrem shows how material performance drives the digital fabrication process and determines technique. He has recreated and dissected thirty-six of the most progressive works of architecture of the last few years, with perspectives from the designers so that you can learn from the successes and failures of each project. Including... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95
What is Architectural History? considers the questions and problems posed by architectural historians since the rise of the discipline in the late nineteenth century. How do historians of architecture organise past time and relate it to the present? How does historical evidence translate into historical narrative? Should architectural history be... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
What do our cities mean to us? How do we experience them? Some of the answers (and many more questions) are to be found in the unexpected spaces of the metropolis. Urban living - the ways we use and inhabit places and the ways our lives are shaped by those places - is illuminated in the series of provocative views presented here. Shopping in London... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 70.00
From the targeted demolition of Mostar?s Stari-Most Bridge in 1993 to the physical and social havoc caused by the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami, the history of cities is often a history of destruction and reconstruction. But what political and aesthetic criteria should guide us in the rebuilding of cities devastated by war and natural calamities? The title... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95
?Michael Zaretsky?s Precedents in Zero-Energy Desig n is such an important book ? it will help readers recognize that design comes before technology ? and renewable energy systems alone can?t solve the problems we face? ? John D. Quale, Assistant Professor of Architecture and ecoMOD Project Director, University of Virginia The world... more...