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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 45.95
An introduction to architectural thought, this text is a thorough and accessible discussion in search of the principles of the design process. Documenting the non-verbal processes and decisions that architects and designers make is a difficult task, but one that is important when trying to understand the development of architectural design through... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 59.95
The book provides an in-depth knowledge on how a product is designed and developed by Product Designers. This has been achieved through a case study of one product the Post Box. This product was chosen for the study primarily due to its simple and non-technical nature as that would make it easy for the readers to comprehend the design process.... more...
- IOS Press 2010; US$ 174.00
This book presents the proceedings of the First International Conference on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures (BICA 2010), which is also the First Annual Meeting of the BICA Society. A cognitive architecture is a computational framework for the design of intelligent, even conscious, agents. It may draw inspiration from many sources, such... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95
Utopian thought, though commonly characterized as projecting a future without a past, depends on golden models for re-invention of what is . Through a detailed and innovative re-assessment of the work of three architects who sought to represent a utopian content in their work, and a consideration of the thoughts of a range of leading writers, Coleman... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 70.00
A practical guide to research for architects and designersnow updated and expanded! From searching for the best glass to prevent glare to determining how clients might react to the color choice for restaurant walls, research is a crucial tool that architects must master in order to effectively address the technical, aesthetic, and behavioral... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 70.00
Sustainable design requires that design practitioners respond to a particular set of social, cultural and environmental conditions. 'Vernacular Architecture and Regional Design' defines a set of strategies for understanding the complexities of a regional setting. Through a series of international case studies, it examines how architects and designers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Today architecture and other fieldsáin the built environment face the steep task of answering complex questions pertaining to sustainability, performance, and adaptability. How are these disciplines to accomplish these difficult tasks at such an immense pace? How mightáarchitectural practice renovate itself accordingly? Worldwide it is... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 50.00
The discipline of Egyptology has been criticised for being too insular,with little awareness of the development of archaeologies elsewhere. It has remained theoretically underdeveloped. For example the role of Ancient Egypt within Africa has rarely been considered jointly by Egyptologists and Africanists. Egypt's own view of itself has been neglected;... more...
- J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2008; US$ 22.78
Hauptbeschreibung Eindrucksvolle Zeugnisse antiker Baukunst. Unter welchen sozialen, politischen und ÷konomischen Bedingungen sind z. B. das Colosseum, der Parthenon oder Pompeji entstanden? Welche architektonischen Formen liegen ihnen zugrunde? Welche Technik nutzten die Baumeister? Die eingńngigen Artikel sind durch Verweise miteinander verbunden.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1988; US$ 49.95
This Dictionary gives a comprehensive survey of the whole range of ancient Near Eastern architecture from the Neolithic round huts in Palestine to the giant temples of Ptolemaic Egypt. Gwendolyn Leick examines the development of the principal styles of ancient architecture within their geographical and historical context, and describes features of... more...