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Architectural drawing and design

  • Decoding the Cityby Dietmar Offenhuber; Carlo Ratti

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 49.00

    Thetwo authorsof the MIT based SENSEable City Lab show how Big Data change reality and, hence, the way we deal with the city. They demonstrate how the Lab interprets digital data as material that can be used for the formulation of a different urban future. The publication also looks at the negative aspects of the city-related data acquisition and control. more...

  • Permutation Designby Kostas Terzidis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    In design, the problems that designers are called upon to solve can be regarded as a problem of permutations. A permutation is an ordered arrangement of elements in a set. In our case, the set is design and the elements are design components, such as lines, shapes, forms, or spaces. Traditionally, such arrangements are done by human designers who... more...

  • V-Ray My Wayby Lee Wylde

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    V-Ray My Way: A Practical Designers Guide to Creating Realistic Imagery Using V-Ray & 3ds Max is a practical, hands-on guide to creating some of the most stunning computer-generated images possible. It caters to the design masses; architects, engineers, interior designers, industrial designers, photographers, and enthusiasts will find this book... more...

  • Developing Your Design Processby Albert C. Smith; Kendra Schank Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    Developing Your Design Process is your primary source for acquiring knowledge of how and why you design. It will help you understand how architects think as well as learn why you should educate yourself about design culture. You'll explore the spark of imagination that leads to a strong concept, realize the importance of sketching and rough drafts,... more...

  • Liquid Natural Gas in the United Statesby John Hrastar

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    When natural gas was first discovered in Appalachia in the 19th century, its development and growth as a fuel was rapid. Unlike oil and coal, however, gas could be moved only by pipeline, and required large containers for storage. It was not possible to cope with peak loads without adding excessive pipeline capacity. This problem was solved just before... more...

  • Architectureby Francis D. K. Ching

    Wiley 2014; US$ 55.00

    The revered architectural reference, updated with contemporary examples and interactive 3D models An access card with redemption code for the online Interactive Resource Center is included with all new, print copies or can be purchased separately. The Interactive Resource Center includes an expanded library of images that provide ample visual... more...

  • WBG Architekturgeschichte ? Das Mittelalter (800?1500)by Christoph Brachmann; Christian Freigang

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 43.19

    Im Zentrum dieses Bandes stehen 50 Schlüsselwerke der mittelalterlichen Baukunst aus ganz Europa, von der Pfalzkapelle in Aachen über die Kathedrale von Reims bis zur Karlsbrücke in Prag. Die eingehende Beschreibung dieser kanonischen Bauten zeichnet die Entwicklung der Architektur von der Karolingerzeit bis ca. 1500 in ihrem jeweiligen kulturellen,... more...

  • Conversations with Formby N. John Habraken; Andrés Mignucci; Jonathan Teicher

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Through a progressive series of exercises - accompanied by observational studies, examples and applied theory - Conversations with Form: A Workbook for Students of Architecture improves designers? understanding, dexterity and resilience in making form. It specifically focuses on the skills needed to succeed in the everyday context in which the vast... more...

  • Über Form und Struktur – Geometrie in Gestaltungsprozessenby Cornelie Leopold

    Springer 2014; US$ 49.99

    Formen und Strukturen werden als grundlegende Gestaltungsrelationen, insbesondere in Architektur und Produktdesign, untersucht. Die Autoren aus unterschiedlichen Disziplinen gehen der Frage nach, welche Rolle die Geometrie bei Formbildungsprozessen spielt. Traditionell kommt der Geometrie die Aufgabe zu, Formen erfassbar, darstellbar und umsetzbar... more...

  • Drawingby Peter Cook

    Wiley 2014; US$ 45.00

    Focusing on the creative and inventive significance of drawing for architecture, this book by one of its greatest proponents, Peter Cook, is an established classic. It exudes Cook's delight and catholic appetite for the architectural. Readers are provided with perceptive insights at every turn. The book features some of the greatest and most intriguing... more...