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Architectural drawing and design

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  • Conventionby David Lewis

    Wiley 2013; US$ 46.95

    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...

  • Persistent Modellingby Phil Ayres

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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 This new edition features 100 previously unpublished sketches.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...

  • Simulationby Andrea Gleiniger; Gabriele Gramelsberger; Thomas Hänsli; Erich Hörl; Nils Röller; Georg Vrachliotis; Andrea Gleiniger; Georg Vrachliotis

    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...

  • 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...

  • Entwurfsatlas Wohnen im Alterby Eckhard Feddersen; Insa Lüdtke

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 76.95

    Quality living in old age is one of the important topics of our time. Intelligent design solutions can push back the limits on housing and care, in favor of a comprehensive trend toward integrated forms of living. A third of the volume provides detailed expert information, a section of examples provides building and living typologies.... more...

  • Drawn to Designby Eric J. Jenkins

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 56.00

    The book is a guide for students and teachers to understand the need for, the role of and the methods and techniques of freehand analytical sketching in architecture. The presentation focuses on drawing as an approach to and phase of architectural design. The conceptual goal of this approach is to use drawing not as illustration... more...