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- Wiley 2013; US$ 59.99
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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 49.99
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...
- 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$ 41.50
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...