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  • The Architecture of Lightby Mary Ann Steane

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95

    Reviewing the use of natural light by architects in the era of electricity, this book aims to show that natural light not only remains a potential source of order in architecture, but that natural lighting strategies impose a usefully creative discipline on design. Considering an approach to environmental context that sees light as a critical aspect... more...

  • Nexus Network Journal 12,1by Kim Williams

    Birkhäuser Basel 2013; US$ 84.60

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  • Nexus Network Journal 14,2by Kim Williams

    Springer Basel 2014; US$ 82.36

    This book explores Persian architecture and mathematics, including domed structures and two-dimensional patterns, elaborate geometry and complex three-dimensional structures of historic monuments, from mathematical ideas to architectonic structures. more...

  • Frick/Knöll Baukonstruktionslehre 2by Ulf Hestermann; Ludwig Rongen

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 42.52

    Der Frick/Knöll gibt die passenden Antworten auf alle Fragen moderner Bauweisen als Grundlage. Die 34. Auflage wurde komplett überarbeitet und den aktuellen gültigen Normen angepasst. Seit 1909 gibt der Frick/Knöll Generationen von Architekten und Ingenieuren einen umfassenden Einblick in die Baukonstruktionslehre. Der große Erfolg dieses Werkes ergibt... more...

  • Architectural Design Proceduresby Arthur Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book explains how architects obtain and administer work from the moment the contract is signed, to the handing over of the finished building to the client and is an indispensible guide to all architecture students. This second edition has been thoroughly updated and expanded. It now includes significant additions to the section on design constraints,... more...

  • The Architecture of Richter & Dahl Rochaby Jorge Francisco Liernur

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 62.00

    The Argentine architect Ignacio Dahl Rocha and the Swiss architect Jacques Richter have been regarded as prominent champions of an elegant brand of modernity at least since their design of the Espacité Tower on Place Le Corbusier in La Chaux-de-Fonds and their renovation of Jean Tschumi’s Nestlé corporate headquarters on the shores of Lake Geneva.... more...

  • Scaleby Gerald Adler; Timothy Brittain-Catlin; Gordana Fontana-Giusti

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    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...

  • Performalismby Yasha J. Grobman; Eran Neuman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 82.95

    Today, with the advent of digital media technologies and the ability to conceptualize, express and produce complex forms using digital means, the question of the status of the architectural form is once again under consideration. Indeed, the computer liberated architecture from the tyranny of the right angle and enabled the design and production of... more...

  • Daylightingby Peter Tregenza; Michael Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 78.95

    This authoritative and multi-disciplinary book provides architects, lighting specialists, and anyone else working daylight into design, with all the tools needed to incorporate this most fundamental element of architecture. It includes: an overview of current practice of daylighting in architecture and urban planning a review of recent research... more...