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- 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...
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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
This is a book about structures that shows students how to "see" structures as integral to architecture, and how knowledge of structures is the basis for understanding both the mechanical and conceptual aspects inherent to the art of building. Analyzing the structural principles behind many of the best known works of architecture from past and... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 65.00
Features access to video tutorials! Designed to help architects, planners, and landscape architects use freehand sketching to quickly and creatively generate design concepts, Freehand Drawing and Discovery uses an array of cross-disciplinary examples to help readers develop their drawing skills. Taking a "both/and" approach, this book provides... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 133.26
Dieses Buch präsentiert aktuelle Fragestellungen, mit denen sich Klassische Archäologie und antike Bauforschung beschäftigen. Hierzu gehört neben der kritischen Auseinandersetzung mit den schriftlichen Quellen vor allem der interdisziplinäre Themenbereich antiker Architektur. Dabei wird die Notwendigkeit sinnfällig, ältere Forschungsthemen wieder aufzugreifen,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00
Over the last decade research into design processes utilizing ideas and models drawn from artificial intelligence has resulted in a better understanding of design -- particularly routine design -- as a process. Indeed, most of the current research activity directly or indirectly deals only with routine design. Not surprisingly, many practicing designers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 103.95
Drawing on cultural theory, phenomenology and concepts from Asian art and philosophy, this book reflects on the role of interpretation in the act of architectural creation, bringing an intellectual and scholarly dimension to real-world architectural design practice. For practising architects as well as academic researchers, these essays consider interpretation... more...
- Crowood 2013; US$ 21.86
Model making is a beautiful and skilful craft, and architectural model making is a vital part of the building process. The architectural model is often the first time that a building is visualized in 3D. It can capture the excitement of the architect's vision but can also reveal unforeseen difficulties. Model Making for Architects explains the role... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
In recent years we have seen a number of dramatic discoveries within the biological and related sciences. Traditional arguments such as "nature versus nurture" are rapidly disappearing because of the realization that just as we are affecting our environments, so too do these altered environments restructure our cognitive abilities and outlooks. If... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 109.00
We grasp and transform the world through interplays of quantification and qualification. The cross pollination of geometric and literary figures is deeply embedded in our cognitive habits, instruments of inquiry and the constructed environment. Through time, thought has reflected on the visible processes and products of material craft to explain and... more...