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Architectural drawing and design

  • Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2016by Simon Whitbread

    Wiley 2015; US$ 79.99

    Get up and running on Autodesk Revit MEP 2016 with this detailed, hands-on guide Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2016  provides perfectly paced coverage of all core concepts and functionality, with tips, tricks, and hands-on exercises that help you optimize productivity. With a focus on real-world uses and workflows, this detailed reference explains... more...

  • 2050by Chris Luebkeman

    Wiley 2015; US$ 39.95

    Envisioning a positive future through design 2050: Designing Our Tomorrow describes the ways in which architecture and design can engage with the key drivers of change and provide affirmative aspirations for a not-so distant future. With a focal date of 2050, this issue of AD asks when and how the design community can , should , and must be... more...

  • In-Between: Architectural Drawing and Imaginative Knowledge in Islamic and Western Traditionsby Assoc Prof Hooman Koliji; Dr Eamonn Canniffe

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Contemporary technical architectural drawings, in establishing a direct relationship between the drawing and its object, tend to privilege the visible physical world at the expense of the invisible intangible ideas and concepts, including that of the designer?s imagination. As a result, drawing may become a utilitarian tool for documentation, devoid... more...

  • Programming the Built Environment (Routledge Revivals)by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Architectural programming ? the analysis of any given environment to satisfy users? needs ? has become a given prerequisite to the design process. The programming process is often a complicated one: users? present and future needs must be identified; space allowances, often predetermined, must be considered; equipment must be accommodated; all in... more...

  • Post-Occupancy Evaluation (Routledge Revivals)by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser; Edward White; Harvey Rabinowitz

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Post-occupancy evaluation, focusing on building?s occupants and their needs, provides insight into the consequences of past design decisions and forms a sound basis for creating better buildings in the future. This book, first published in 1988, includes a review of the evolution of the field, a conceptual frame-work for POE, and pragmatic information... more...

  • ArchiCAD 19 ? The Definitive Guideby Scott H. MacKenzie; Adam Rendek

    Packt Publishing 2015; US$ 47.99

    This book is for architects, architectural technicians, and construction professionals who are familiar with 2D CAD programs such as AutoCAD Lite, or have some exposure to a 3D BIM package such as Revit. No experience with ArchiCAD is required. If you want to learn the skills needed for architectural drawing production in the real world, then this... more...

  • Digital Vernacularby James Stevens; Ralph Nelson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Digital Vernacular addresses the why and how of digital fabrication in hundreds of step-by-step color images, illuminating a set of working principles and techniques that join theory with practice. Authors James Stevens and Ralph Nelson reconcile local traditions and innovations with globally accessible methods and digital toolsets. By combining... more...

  • Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016 Essentialsby Ryan Duell; Tobias Hathorn; Tessa Reist Hathorn

    Wiley 2015; US$ 49.99

    Put Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016 to work for you with this real-world focused guide Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016 Essentials helps you get acquainted and quickly become productive with the leading Building Information Modeling software. With a real-world focus and a tutorial-based approach, this invaluable guide features concise, straightforward... more...

  • Professional Practice in Facility Programming (Routledge Revivals)by Wolfgang Preiser

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 73.95

    This compelling resource, which was first published in 1993, was the first book on facility programming to design parameters and specifications over a broad range of project types. The book?s practical, how-to approach is exceedingly beneficial to professionals and students involved with a wide variety of building types ? from corporate facilities,... more...

  • Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016 No Experience Requiredby Eric Wing

    Wiley 2015; US$ 59.99

    Go from beginner to guru quickly with the ultimate Revit Architecture 2016 guide Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016 No Experience Required is your ultimate hands-on guide for mastering this essential BIM software. With step-by-step instruction and a continuous tutorial approach, this invaluable guide walks you through the design of a four-story... more...