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  • Digital Architecture and Constructionby A. Ali; C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2006; US$ 218.00

    In the early stages of its employment, architects approached computer technology as an assistance technique that would enhance architectural practice. The scope of this engagement was captured in the phrase ‘computer-aided architectural design’. In the four decades since that time, the role of computer technology in architecture has gained... more...

  • Residential Ventilation Handbook: Ventilation to Improve Indoor Air Qualityby Paul Raymer

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 78.00

    Mold, radon, and poor indoor air quality have made it into the news and into home insurance policies and builders' liability insurance more...

  • Google SketchUp Workshopby Laurent Brixius

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95

    Discover the secrets of the Google SketchUp with the 16 real-world professional-level projects including parks, structures, concept art, and illustration. Google SketchUp Workshop includes all the wide variety of projects that SketchUp can be used for-architectural visualization, landscape design, video game and film conception, and more. SketchUp... more...

  • Architectural Rendering with 3ds Max and V-Rayby Markus Kuhlo

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    Create high-quality photorealistic renders of architectural visualizations using 3ds Max and Vray with the project-based tutorials in this book. Learn how to combine lighting and rendering options to end-up with the most realistic final renders possible at a professional level. The tutorials in this book are filled with beautiful full-color images... more...

  • Structure for Architectsby Ramsey Dabby; Ashwani Bedi

    Wiley 2012; US$ 80.00

    An introduction to the concepts and principles of architectural structures in an easy-to-read format Written as an easy-to-understand primer on the topic, Structure for Architects engages readers through instruction that uses a highly visual format and real-world examples to underline the key facets of structural principles that are essential... more...

  • Extending and Improving Your Homeby M. J. Billington; Clive Gibbs

    Wiley 2012; US$ 53.95

    Written for small builders and tradesmen such as bricklayers and carpenters, as well as householders wanting to provide more space and enhanced living conditions without the substantial cost of moving house. While there are many books that deal with the construction aspects of extending a house, there are few sources that combine the planning, construction... more...

  • Low Impact Buildingby Tom Woolley

    Wiley 2013; US$ 97.95

    This guide to the designs, technologies and materials that really make green buildings work will help architects, specifiers and clients make informed choices, based on reliable technical information. Low Impact Building: Housing using Renewable Materials is about changing the way we build houses to reduce their ?carbon? footprint and to minimise... more...

  • Managing the Brief for Better Designby Alastair Blyth; John Worthington

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 90.00

    Based on extensive research, this book offers an understanding of the briefing process and its importance to the built environment. The coverage extends beyond new build covering briefing for services and fit-outs. Prepared by an experienced and well known team of authors, the book clearly explains how important the briefing process is to both the... more...

  • Smart Materials and Technologies in Architectureby Michelle Addington; Daniel Schodek

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 83.95

    Today, architects and designers are beginning to look toward developments in new "smart" or "intelligent" materials and technologies for solutions to long-standing problems in building design. However, these new materials have so far been applied in a diverse but largely idiosyncratic nature, because relatively few architects have access to information... more...

  • Managing the Building Design Processby Gavin Tunstall

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 58.95

    Managing the Building Design Process explains the designer?s role in the creation of new buildings from the development of the plan through to completion. One key case study is used throughout the book so that the reader can clearly follow the process leading to the creation of a new building. This new edition expands on the first edition including... more...