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Architectural drawing and design

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  • Revealing Architectural Designby Philip Plowright

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

     how do you use methods to create unique outcomes in the architectural design process?  how do you set up methods that have a high degree of success based on your intentions?  how do you develop and apply conceptual tools to assist in the design process? how do you use methods to satisfy the cultural needs of innovation and usability? how... more...

  • Architecture and Embodimentby Harry Francis Mallgrave

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • Process: Materials and Representation in Architectureby Gail Peter Borden

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This book examines the interrelationship of representational methods and material systems as fundamental drivers of the design process. Identifying four primary categories of representational logics - point, line, surface, mass - each category is illustrated through four precedent projects that deploy iterative material sensibilities. As a collection,... more...

  • Design-Techby Jason Alread; Thomas Leslie; Robert Whitehead

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Design-Tech is an indispensable, holistic approach to architectural technology that shows you in hundreds of drawings and tables the why as well as the how of building science, providing you with a comprehensive overview. In this expanded edition, measurements and examples are listed in both metric and imperial units to reflect the global reality... more...

  • Parametric Design Using Autodesk Mayaby Ming Tang

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Due to its comprehensive tool-set and great potential for 3D modeling, more and more architectural design and interior design firms are adapting Autodesk Maya and integrating it into their practice. There has been no book aimed at architects and designers who wish to harness the opportunities presented by this software, until now..... The book promotes... more...

  • Scaleby Gerald Adler; Timothy Brittain-Catlin; Gordana Fontana-Giusti

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    Scale is a word which underlies much of architectural and urban design practice, its history and theory, and its technology. Its connotations have traditionally been linked with the humanities, in the sense of relating to human societies and to human form. ?To build in scale? is an aspiration that is usually taken for granted by most of those involved... more...

  • Performalismby Yasha J. Grobman; Eran Neuman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 78.95

    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$ 43.95

    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...

  • Perspective, Projections and Designby Mario Carpo; Frédérique Lemerle

    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...

  • The Architect's Eyeby Tom Porter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 98.95

    This book explores the important relationship between the way we see and the way we draw architectural ideas. The text deals with sensory experience of space, the spatial cues represented in architectural drawing and the relationship between drawing type and design intent. It also addresses new forms of drawing provided by new technological aids such... more...