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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95
This well-illustrated book unites essayists and emerging architectural practices to examine how digital tools are increasingly being used in architectural design, not only to show form, structure and geometries but also to visualize and simulate energies and material qualities such as air, gas, sound, scent and electricity. Softspace takes stock... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
Architectural Topographies is a critical dictionary for architects and landscape architects in which the graphic lexicon can be read from a beginning, the ground, to a conclusion, the specific case studies. Meant as a tool to help you recognise, analyse, choose, and invent solutions, the book's key words refer to the physical and material relationship... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 46.03
Die WBG Architekturgeschichte versammelt das grundlegende, aktuelle Wissen über die Geschichte des Bauens. Sie bietet einen fundierten und vielschichtigen, gleichwohl klar strukturierten Überblick über die europäische Baukunst vom Mittelalter bis heute. Jeder Band erläutert ausführlich die Grundzüge der jeweiligen architektonischen Entwicklungen und... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Due to its comprehensive tool-set and great potential for 3D modeling, more and more architectural design and interior design firms are adapting Autodesk Maya and integrating it into their practice. There has been no book aimed at architects and designers who wish to harness the opportunities presented by this software, until now..... The book promotes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Design-Tech is an indispensable, holistic approach to architectural technology that shows you in hundreds of drawings and tables the why as well as the how of building science, providing you with a comprehensive overview. In this expanded edition, measurements and examples are listed in both metric and imperial units to reflect the global reality... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 45.00
A pioneering title, High Definition explores the onslaught of new and highly accurate digital metrology tools in large- and small-scale 3-D scanning and 3-D modelling. Capable of measuring space to an accuracy of less than 1 mm, these tools offer unprecedented precision for the development and interrogation of design before, during and post production.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
By including ecological concerns in the design process from the outset, architecture can enhance life. Author Brook Muller understands how a designer?s predispositions and poetic judgement in dealing with complex and dynamic ecological systems impact the "greenness" of built outcomes. Ecology and the Architectural Imagination offers a series of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
By unpacking projects through their specific design devices, this book reveals the impact of material techniques and methods of representation as a generative tool. more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 123.95
How to adapt existing building stock is a problem being addressed by local and state governments worldwide. In most developed countries we now spend more on building adaptation than on new construction and there is an urgent need for greater knowledge and awareness of what happens to commercial buildings over time. Sustainable Building Adaptation:... more...