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Architectural drawing and design

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    Scale is a word which underlies much of architectural and urban design practice, its history and theory, and its technology. This book considers what is culturally specific about scale? And what does scale mean in a world where an intuitive, visual understanding is often undermined or superseded by other senses, or by hyper-reality? With a visual... more...

  • The Architect's Studio Companionby Edward Allen; Joseph Iano

    Wiley 2012; US$ 99.00

    The architect's favorite handbook—now in an up-to-date, new edition! The Architect's Studio Companion is the labor-saving design resource that architects, engineers, and builders have relied on for years. Now in its Fifth Edition, this industry standard maintains its reputation as a reliable tool for the preliminary selecting, configuring,... 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...

  • The Designer's Guide to Doing Researchby Sally Augustin; Cindy Coleman

    Wiley 2011; US$ 75.00

    An essential introduction to applying research for busy architects and designers The competitive design market and the need to create enduring value place high demands on architects and designers to expand their knowledge base to be able to digest and utilize multiple sources of information. Expected by their clients to be well versed on all aspects... more...

  • Guia Oficial 3DS MAXby Autodesk

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 50.95

    Straight from Autodesk - the authoritative introduction to key tools and techniques in the latest version of 3ds Max  as only the development team can present it. Stunning, real-world game assets (art) from Bedlam Games. more...

  • Persistent Modellingby Phil Ayres

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Drawing upon both historical and contemporary perspectives, this book examines the relationship between representation and the represented through the notion of Persistent Modelling. Featuring contributions from some of the world?s most advanced thinkers on this subject, this book makes essential reading for anyone considering new ways of thinking... more...

  • Two Spheresby Leonard R. Bachman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Explaining the connection between physical and strategic design, this book proposes an aesthetic connection between two equal aspects of architectural design: the Real and the Ideal. From a historical perspective to some of the key conflicts in architectural thought, the book describes forms of complexity and the possibilities in fully embracing complexity... more...

  • The Humanities in Architectural Designby Soumyen Bandyopadhyay; Jane Lomholt; Nicholas Temple; Renée Tobe

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 58.95

    An in-depth consideration of the impact which the humanities have had on the processes of architecture and design, this book asks how we can restore traditional dialogue between intellectual enquiry in the humanities and design creativity. Written by leading academics in the fields of history, theory and philosophy of design, this timely and important... more...

  • Space in Americaby Klaus Benesch; Kerstin Schmidt

    Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 182.00

    America's sense of space has always been tied to what Hayden White called the "narrativization" of real events. If the awe-inspiring manifestations of nature in America (Niagara Falls, Virginia's Natural Bridge, the Grand Canyon, etc.) were often used as a foil for projecting utopian visions and idealizations of the nation's exceptional... more...

  • Architectural Topographiesby Tomā Berlanda

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Architectural Topographies is a critical dictionary for architects and landscape architects in which the graphic lexicon can be read from a beginning, the ground, to a conclusion, the specific case studies. Meant as a tool to help you recognise, analyse, choose, and invent solutions, the book's key words refer to the physical and material relationship... more...