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Architectural drawing and design

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  • Compliance with CDM Regulationsby Stuart MacDougald-Denton

    Thorogood Publishing 1998; US$ 175.00

    Aims to present a statement of best practice methods to ensure that designers comply with the Construction Design and Management Regulations 1994. This book is intended for those who prepare a design or who arrange for someone under his or her control to prepare a design relating to a structure or part of a structure. more...

  • Discipline of Architectureby Andrzej Piotrowski; Julia Williams Robinson

    University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 82.50

    The essays collected in this groundbreaking volume address the current state of architecture as an academic and professional discipline. Often critical of the current paradigm, these essays offer a provocative challenge to accepted assumptions about the production, dissemination, and reception of architectural knowledge. more...

  • Materials, Specification and Detailingby Norman Wienand

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 53.95

    Continuing in the holistic philosophy of the Technologies of Architecture series, this volume examines the various layers of knowledge, skills and mechanisms that make up the many approaches to the essential function of technical design in the creation of successful buildings. Well-illustrated with case studies, the author draws on his extensive... more...

  • Reciprocal Frame Architectureby Olga Popovic Larsen

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 57.95

    In structural terms reciprocal frame structures are 'three dimensional assemblies of mutually supporting beams'. But behind this definition lie some breathtakingly beautiful and complex structures at the heart of buildings both ancient and modern. This new book explores the principles of these apparently simple structures and demonstrates how they... more...

  • Architects Sketchesby Kendra Schank Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 67.95

    Concepts from architects? minds evolve through sketches and as a mode of transference are conveyed to the finished building. This book compares qualities of sketches to reveal unique approaches to the instruments of thinking in which all architects engage. It provides new insight into the relationship between architectural sketches and the process... more...

  • Disclosing Horizonsby Nicholas Temple

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 78.95

    This study examines the influence of perspective on architecture, highlighting how critical historical changes in the representation and perception of space continue to inform the way architects design. Since its earliest developments, perspective was conceived as an exemplary form of representation that served as an ideal model of how everyday... more...

  • Understanding Architecture Through Drawingby Brian Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 73.95

    This second edition is fully revised and updated and includes new chapters on sustainability, history and archaeology, designing through drawing and drawing in architectural practice. The book introduces design and graphic techniques aimed to help designers increase their understanding of buildings and places through drawing. For many, the camera... more...

  • Mastering Revit Structure 2009by Thomas S. Weir; Eric Wing; Jamie D. Richardson; David J. Harrington

    Wiley 2008; US$ 69.99

    If you already understand the basics of Revit Structure and want to develop a mastery of building information modeling (BIM), Mastering Revit Structure 2009 contains the information you need. The expert authors drew on years of experience to compile a comprehensive guide to the core concepts of Revit Structure with tips, tricks, and examples specific... more...

  • Google SketchUp: The Missing Manualby Chris Grover

    O'Reilly Media 2009; US$ 27.99

    If you want to learn to create 3-D models using Google SketchUp, this Missing Manual is the ideal place to start. Filled with step-by-step tutorials, this entertaining, reader-friendly guide will have you creating detailed 3-D objects, including building plans, furniture, landscaping plans -- even characters for computer games -- in no time. Google... more...

  • Autodesk Revit Architecture 2011by Eric Wing

    Wiley 2010; US$ 39.99

    Learn Revit Architecture step by step with this project-basedtutorial Revit Architecture is the leading Building Information Modeling(BIM) software for architects and others in related fields. Writtenby renowned Revit trainer Eric Wing, this simple, yet engagingtutorial teaches you the program's basics. You'll find concise explanations, focused... more...