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- Wiley 2012; US$ 70.00 US$ 60.67
A timely update of the architectural classic on design analysis Precedents in Architecture, Fourth Edition provides a vocabulary for architectural analysis that illuminates the works of leading architects and aids architects and designers in creating their own designs. Thirty-eight leading architects are represented in this updated edition... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 85.00 US$ 73.67
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...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 80.00 US$ 69.33
The classic architectural drawing compendiumnow in a richly updated edition Today's most comprehensive compendium of architectural drawing types and methods, both hand drawn and computer generated, Architectural Drawing: A Visual Compendium of Types and Methods remains a one-of-a-kind visual reference and an outstanding source of guidance... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 46.95 US$ 40.69
Convention was immediately recognized as a major contribution to the subject and its significance has remained undiminished since its first publication in 1969. Lewis analyzes social conventions as regularities in the resolution of recurring coordination problems-situations characterized by interdependent decision processes in which common... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95
With contributions from some of the world?s most advanced thinkers on this subject, this book is essential reading for anyone looking at new ways of thinking about the digital within architecture. It speculates upon implications of Persistent Modelling for architectural practice, reconsidering the relationship between architectural representation... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 39.49
- Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 28.00
The series Context Architecture seeks to take a critical selection of concepts that play a vital role in the current discourse and put them up for discussion. In the context of discussions of the medial, the notion of simulation plays a central role in architecture as illusion and imitation. more...
- 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...