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Architectural drawing and design

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  • The Built Environmentby Wendy R. McClure; Tom J. Bartuska

    Wiley 2011; US$ 80.00

    This book takes a sweeping view of the ways we build things, beginning at the scale of products and interiors, to that of regions and global systems. In doing so, it answers questions on how we effect and are affected by our environment and explores how components of what we make—from products, buildings, and cities—are interrelated, and... more...

  • Space Planning Basicsby Mark Karlen

    Wiley 2011; US$ 65.00

    Space planning involves much more than sketching a preliminary floor plan. A designer must take a client's programming needs into account and must also consider how other factors such as building codes and environmental factors affect a spatial composition. Space Planning Basics, now in its Third Edition, offers a highly visual, step-by-step approach... more...

  • The Professional Practice of Architectural Working Drawingsby Osamu A. Wakita; Richard M. Linde; Nagy R. Bakhoum

    Wiley 2011; US$ 120.00

    The practical, comprehensive handbook for creating effective architectural drawings In one beautifully illustrated volume, The Professional Practice of Architectural Working Drawings, Fourth Edition presents the complete range of skills, concepts, principles, and applications that are needed to create a full set of architectural working drawings.... more...

  • Peristyl und Polisby Burkhard Emme

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    Peristyle buildings that served public functions were a common feature of every Greek city. This is the first work to provide a comprehensive examination of this architectural form. It critically scrutinizes the reconstruction, dating, and interpretation of peristyle buildings. In addition, it addresses the reciprocal relationship between architecture... more...

  • Designing Architectureby Andrew Pressman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 29.95

    Designing Architecture is an indispensable tool to assist both students and young architects in formulating an idea, transforming it into a building, and making effective design decisions. This book promotes integrative and critical thinking in the preliminary design of buildings to inspire creativity, innovation, and design excellence. This... more...

  • Two Spheresby Leonard R. Bachman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    Explaining the connection between physical and strategic design, this book proposes an aesthetic connection between two equal aspects of architectural design: the Real and the Ideal. Addressing architectural thinkers from the broad realms of academia and practice, it is suitable either as a seminar text, a guide to contemporary design issues, or as... more...

  • Tools for Ideasby Christian Gänshirt

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 48.95

    This introductory presentation describes and analyzes the theories, strategies, and tools of creative design for the purposes of practical work. With thoughtfulness and expertise, it opens the reader?s eyes to the processes that underlie design and demonstrates different ways of communicating about complex design work. more...

  • Tony Hunt's Second Sketchbookby Tony Hunt; Sir Norman Foster

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 73.95

    Tony Hunt's Sketchbook illustrates the connection between brain and hand in conceiving structural concepts and details as possible solutions to structures in architecture. This new edition features 100 previously unpublished sketches. These sketches illustrate alternative structural concepts, ideas and details developed by Tony Hunt for over one... more...