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- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 39.99
Elektrotechnische Installationen in Gebäuden, besonders die Thematik der Raum- und Gebäudeautomation werden zunehmend komplexer. Als Mittler zwischen Allen am Bau Beteiligten, sollte der Planer auch im Bereich der Elektrotechnik von Gebäuden die Zusammenhänge verstehen und kompetent beraten können. Dieses Buch vermittelt Studierenden und Praktikern... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95
The essays selected for this book, presented in chronological order, discuss various aspects of image-making technologies, geometrical knowledge and tools for architectural design, focusing in particular on two historical periods marked by comparable patterns of technological and cultural change. The first is the Renaissance; characterized by the... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 45.00
We are in the second decade of the 21st century and, as with most things, the distinction between digital and analogue has become tired and inappropriate. This is also true in the world of architectural drawing, which paradoxically is enjoying a renaissance supported by the graphic dexterity of the computer. This new fecundity has produced a contemporary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
CAD Principles for Architectural Design is aimed at design students and practitioners interested in understanding how CAD is used in architectural practice. This book makes connections between the basic operations that are common to most CAD systems, and their use in practice on actual architectural design projects. The ways in which CAD is integrated... more...
- Packt Publishing 2010; US$ 26.99
Written with a fast-paced but friendly and engaging approach, this Packt Beginner's Guide is designed to be placed alongside the computer as your guide and mentor. Step-by-step tutorials are bolstered by explanations of the reasoning behind what you are doing. You will quickly pick up the necessary skills, tips, and tricks for creating successful... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
Now in its fourth edition, Analysing Architecture has become internationally established as the best introduction to architecture. Aimed primarily at those wishing to become professional architects, it also offers those in disciplines related to architecture (from archaeology to stage design, garden design to installation art), a clear and accessible... more...