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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95
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...
- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 49.95
Integrate key information to facilitate optimal design solutions Essential for any working architect, Architectural Design Portable Handbook guides you through projects every step of the way, summarizing, synthesizing, and systematizing the core tasks of design. Developed by noted architect Andy Pressman, this handy take-along reference is certain... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 78.95
The authors use texts about such projects as Berlin's new Reichstag, Scotland's new parliament, and Auschwitz concentration camp museum to clarify the interaction between texts, design, critical debate and response. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 68.95
Buildings are responsible for 50% of C02 emissions and their design has become the focus of intense technical scrutiny. Knowing how to build more technically efficient, or more ecologically and being able to assemble the social resources to do so. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 67.00
Building is an important but poorly explored part of sustainable development. The building sector has major impacts not only on economic and social life, but also on the natural and built environment. Various building activities, such as the design, construction, use, refurbishment and demolition of buildings, directly and indirectly affect the environmental... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 57.95
Written and edited by a team of specialists at Max Fordham LLP, one of the UK?s leading environmental and building services engineering consultancies, this book is the result of their extensive experience in designing environmentally-friendly buildings. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 57.95
Why does the word design owe its origin to Latin and not Greek roots? Where do the limits of the human mind lie? How does ambiguity enter the deterministic world of computation? Who was Parmenides and why is his philosophy still puzzling today? This unique volume challenges the reader to tackle all these complex questions and more. Algorithmic Architecture... more...