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Architectural drawing and design

  • Drawing from Practiceby J. Michael Welton

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Drawing from Practice explores and illuminates the ways that 26 diverse and reputable architects use freehand drawing to shape our built environment. Author J. Michael Welton traces the tactile sketch, from initial parti to finished product, through words, images, and photographs that reveal the creative process in action. The book features... more...

  • die welt als entwurfby Otl Aicher

    Wiley 2015; US$ 21.95

    Otl Aicher (1922?1991) war einer der herausragenden Vertreter des modernen Designs, er war Mitbegründer der legendären Hochschule für Gestaltung Ulm (HfG). Der heute geläufige Begriff der visuellen Kommunikation ist auf ihn zurückzuführen. Was er seit den 1950er Jahren geschaffen hat, erinnert sei z. B. an die Piktogramme für die Olympischen Sommerspiele... more...

  • Zur Sache des Buchesby Michael Hagner

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 13.17

    Das gedruckte Buch galt lange Zeit unangefochten als das wichtigste Organ geisteswissenschaftlicher Forschung. Doch in den letzten Jahren ist ein ganzes Gefüge von Medien, Werten und Praktiken in Bewegung geraten. Mit den Möglichkeiten digitaler Forschung und Kommunikation sowie Forderungen nach einer Standardisierung von Publikationen wirkt das Schreiben... more...

  • Ars et Ingenium: The Embodiment of Imagination in Francesco di Giorgio Martini?s Drawingsby Pari Riahi

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    When did drawing become an integral part of architecture? Among several architects and artists who brought about this change during the Renaissance, Francesco di Giorgio Martini?s ideas on drawing recorded in his Trattati di architettura, ingegneria e arte militare (1475-1490) are significant. Francesco suggests that drawing is linked to the architect?s... more...

  • Emergent Spatio-temporal Dimensions of the Cityby Fabian Neuhaus

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00

    This book focuses on the creation of space as an activity. The argument draws not only on aspects of movement in time, but also on a cultural and specifically social context influencing the creation of the spatial habitus. The book reconsiders existing theories of time and space in the field of urban planning and develops an updated account of spatial... more...

  • Architecture and Movementby Peter Blundell Jones; Mark Meagher

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    The experience of movement, of moving through buildings, cities, landscapes and in everyday life, is the only involvement most individuals have with the built environment on a daily basis. User experience is so often neglected in architectural study and practice. Architecture and Movement tackles this complex subject for the first time, providing... more...

  • Allure of the Incomplete, Imperfect, and Impermanentby Rumiko Handa

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    Architects have long operated based on the assumption that a building is 'complete' once construction has finished. Striving to create a perfect building, they wish for it to stay in its original state indefinitely, viewing any subsequent alterations as unintended effects or the results of degeneration. The ideal is for a piece of architecture to... more...

  • Intersections of Space and Ethosby Kyriaki Tsoukala; Nikolaos-Ion Terzoglou; Charikleia Pantelidou

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    The pressing economic, environmental and social crises emanate the need for a redefinition of the dominant views, perspectives and values in the field of architecture. The intellectual production of the last two decades has witnessed an impressive number of new design techniques and conceptual displacements reflecting the dynamic and fluid relation... more...

  • Drawing and Reinventing Landscape, AD Primerby Diana Balmori

    Wiley 2014; US$ 45.00

    How to tackle representation in landscape design Representation is a hot topic in landscape architecture. While computerization has been a catalyst for change across many fields in design, no other design field has experienced such drastic reinvention as has landscape architecture. As the world urbanizes rapidly and our relationship with nature changes,... more...

  • ArchiCAD 18by Detlef Ridder

    mitp 2014; US$ 31.72

    Dieses Grundlagen- und Lehrbuch zeigt anhand vieler Bildbeispiele die Möglichkeiten von ArchiCAD 18 und richtet sich insbesondere an ArchiCAD-Neulinge, die Wert auf einen praxisnahen Einstieg legen. Der Leser arbeitet von Anfang an mit typischen Konstruktionsaufgaben, wie sie ihm im Studium oder Berufsleben begegnen. Jeder Befehl wird direkt an Beispielen... more...