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Architectural drawing and design

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  • 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...

  • The Structural Basis of Architectureby Bjorn N. Sandaker; Arne P. Eggen; Mark R. Cruvellier

    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 present... more...

  • Freehand Drawing and Discoveryby James Richards

    Wiley 2013; US$ 70.00 US$ 60.67

    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...

  • The SketchUp Workflow for Architectureby Michael Brightman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 59.99 US$ 41.99

    Incorporate SketchUp into every phase of your design If you want to go beyond the basics and start using SketchUp 3D modeling software in all phases of your design, The SketchUp Workflow for Architecture is the perfect place to start. From preliminary schematics to construction documentation and everything in between, the book sketches out a workflow... more...

  • Modeling Creativity and Knowledge-Based Creative Designby John S. Gero; Mary Lou Maher

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    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...

  • Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014by Eric Wing

    Wiley 2013; US$ 49.99 US$ 34.99

    Learn Revit Architecture with an engaging, real-world continuous step-by-step tutorial This Autodesk Official Press book helps you become proficient with Autodesk's popular building information modeling software using an innovative continuous tutorial. It covers each phase of designing, documenting, and presenting a four-story office building,... more...

  • Interpretation in Architectureby Adrian Snodgrass; Richard Coyne

    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...

  • Model Making for Architectsby Matt Driscoll

    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...

  • Architecture and Embodimentby Harry Francis Mallgrave

    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...

  • Nexus Network Journal 12,3by Kim Williams

    Birkhäuser Basel 2013; US$ 109.00

    The human tendency to interpret, and create, the environment through numbers is pervasive, with instances from literature and the visual arts too numerous to mention. This special issue of the Nexus Network Journal considers examples in architecture. more...