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- 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...
- 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 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...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 145.00
Architectural Management represents the state of the art of research and practice in the field and includes contributions from leading international figures. The book looks back at over a decade of research into architectural management, considers the present challenges and opportunities, and looks to the future. You'll find a review of earlier work... more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 83.95
Attractive international projects with, by and in water. After decades of being banished from residential areas, water is now becoming an increasingly significant feature in urban design. Whether it is the integration of natural water courses into the built environment rainwater management, the incorporation of water elements in urban areas for climatic... more...
Living Streets - Wohnwege: LaubengĂ¤nge im Wohnungsbau | Access Galleries in Residential Buildings (German and English Edition)Springer 2009; US$ 59.95
Unsere WohnbedĂĽrfnisse spiegeln auch den Zustand unserer Gesellschaft wider. So ist derzeit eine sehr breite Differenzierung zu registrieren: Die Wohngemeinschaft als ursprĂĽnglich jugendliches Wohnmodell gewinnt zunehmend an Bedeutung fĂĽr Ă?ltere. Doch auch der Trend zur Single-Wohnung ist ungebrochen und zugleich werden Gemeinschaftseinrichtungen... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 39.95
Mit ĂĽber 300 realisierten Bauten zĂ¤hlt Baumschlager-Eberle zu den international gefragten ArchitekturbĂĽros. Ihr Erfolgskonzept verbindet NutzerwĂĽnsche und Gebrauchswert mit kultureller Nachhaltigkeit und lĂ¤sst dennoch genĂĽgend Spielraum fĂĽr Ă¤sthetische Visionen. Zu ihren Projekten zĂ¤hlen u. a. die Flughafenerweiterung Wien, das Genfer UNAIDS-GebĂ¤ude... more...