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Architectural drawing and design

  • Emergent Spatio-temporal Dimensions of the Cityby Fabian Neuhaus

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00

    This book focuses on the creation of space as an activity. The argument draws not only on aspects of movement in time, but also on a cultural and specifically social context influencing the creation of the spatial habitus. The book reconsiders existing theories of time and space in the field of urban planning and develops an updated account of spatial... more...

  • Architecture and Movementby Peter Blundell Jones; Mark Meagher

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    The experience of movement, of moving through buildings, cities, landscapes and in everyday life, is the only involvement most individuals have with the built environment on a daily basis. User experience is so often neglected in architectural study and practice. Architecture and Movement tackles this complex subject for the first time, providing... more...

  • Allure of the Incomplete, Imperfect, and Impermanentby Rumiko Handa

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    Architects have long operated based on the assumption that a building is 'complete' once construction has finished. Striving to create a perfect building, they wish for it to stay in its original state indefinitely, viewing any subsequent alterations as unintended effects or the results of degeneration. The ideal is for a piece of architecture to... more...

  • Drawing and Reinventing Landscape, AD Primerby Diana Balmori

    Wiley 2014; US$ 45.00

    How to tackle representation in landscape design Representation is a hot topic in landscape architecture. While computerization has been a catalyst for change across many fields in design, no other design field has experienced such drastic reinvention as has landscape architecture. As the world urbanizes rapidly and our relationship with nature changes,... more...

  • Intersections of Space and Ethosby Kyriaki Tsoukala; Nikolaos-Ion Terzoglou; Charikleia Pantelidou

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    The pressing economic, environmental and social crises emanate the need for a redefinition of the dominant views, perspectives and values in the field of architecture. The intellectual production of the last two decades has witnessed an impressive number of new design techniques and conceptual displacements reflecting the dynamic and fluid relation... more...

  • ArchiCAD 18by Detlef Ridder

    mitp 2014; US$ 31.72

    Dieses Grundlagen- und Lehrbuch zeigt anhand vieler Bildbeispiele die Möglichkeiten von ArchiCAD 18 und richtet sich insbesondere an ArchiCAD-Neulinge, die Wert auf einen praxisnahen Einstieg legen. Der Leser arbeitet von Anfang an mit typischen Konstruktionsaufgaben, wie sie ihm im Studium oder Berufsleben begegnen. Jeder Befehl wird direkt an Beispielen... more...

  • Architecture's Pretextsby Aarati Kanekar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    The aim of this book is to expose readers to architecture?s pretexts that include literary narratives, film, theatre, painting, music, and ritual, as a bridge between diverse intellectual territories and architecture. It introduces a selection of seminal modern and contemporary architectural projects, their situation within the built environment,... more...

  • The Berlin Brandenburg Airport Signage Projectby Heike Nehl; Sibylle Schlaich

    Niggli Verlag 2014; US$ 17.99

    In diesem E-Book stellt das Kommunikationsdesignbüro Moniteurs das Leitsystem-Projekt, das für den Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg entwickelt wurde, vor. Die vier Kapitel erläutern, wie das Leitsystem die bauliche Identität des Flughafens prägt: "Identity" befasst sich mit der Architektur, der Farbwelt, der Entwicklung der Schrift und der Piktogramme;... more...

  • Architectureby Francis D. K. Ching

    Wiley 2014; US$ 55.00

    The revered architectural reference, updated with contemporary examples and interactive 3D models The Interactive Resource Center is an online learning environment where instructors and students can access the tools they need to make efficient use of their time, while reinforcing and assessing their understanding of key concepts for successful... more...

  • Threshold Spacesby Till Boettger

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00

    Till Boettger has dealt in teaching and research projects closely with the architectural staging of arrival and reception. His book is a collection of exemplary phenomenological analyzes of spatial transitions in historical and modern cultural buildings by renowned architects. It also develops a methodology to optimize threshold rooms... more...