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  • Self-Assembly Labby Skylar Tibbits

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    What if structures could build themselves or adapt to fluctuating environments? Skylar Tibbits, Director of the Self-Assembly Lab in the Department of Architecture at MIT, Cambridge, MA, crosses the boundaries between architecture, biology, materials science and the arts, to envision a world where material components can self-assemble to provide adapting... more...

  • The Designer’s Field Guide to Collaborationby Caryn Brause

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    The Designer’s Field Guide to Collaboration provides practitioners and students with the tools necessary to collaborate effectively with a wide variety of partners in an increasingly socially complex and technology-driven design environment. Beautifully illustrated with color images, the book draws on the expertise of top professionals in the allied... more...

  • Design Computingby Brian R. Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    Design Computing will help you understand the rapidly evolving relationship between computing, designers, and the many different environments they create or work in. The book introduces the topic of design computing, and covers the basics of hardware and software, so you don’t need to be an expert. Topics include the fundamentals of digital representation,... more...

  • A Primer on Theory in Architectureby Karen Cordes Spence

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    A Primer on Theory in Architecture discusses how theory is defined in architecture, how it is identified, its location in larger perspectives or worldviews, its relationships to other areas in architecture, and how it can be constructed. The book explores the definition, elements and characteristics of theory along with subjects associated with... more...

  • Studio Prixby IoA Institute of Architecture; Klaus Bollinger; Roswitha Janowski-Fritsch; Anja Jonkhans; Baerbel Mueller

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 70.00

    Wolf D. Prix, founder of Coop Himmelb(l)au was more than 20 years head of Studio Prix at the Angewandte in Vienna. His architectural visions shaped the studio with radical concepts, high profile strategies and right from the beginning enabled students to develop projects for the world of the future. Studio Prix was a creative cluster with intense... more...

  • Turning Point in Timber Constructionby Ulrich Dangel

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 34.95

    Faced with man-made climate change and the need to provide housing for a growing world population, society needs to rethink the way future buildings are made. Wood is a truly renewable building material that is unlimited in supply if its growth and harvest are sustainably managed. Recent technological advancements in engineering allow the use of timber... more...

  • Wendepunkt im Holzbauby Ulrich Dangel

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 42.00

    Faced with man-made climate change and the need to provide housing for a growing world population, society needs to rethink the way future buildings are made. Wood is a truly renewable building material that is unlimited in supply if its growth and harvest are sustainably managed. Recent technological advancements in engineering allow the use of timber... more...

  • Advanced Timber Structuresby Yves Weinand

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 98.00

    Wood is usually perceived as a "traditional" material. However, the properties of this material have now for some time made it possible to design free shapes and highly complex structures. Today, the wood laboratory of the EPF Lausanne, which was originally founded by Julius Natterer, is testing the production of origami structures, ribbed shells,... more...

  • Neue Holztragwerkeby Yves Weinand

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 98.00

    Holz wird meist als "traditioneller" Werkstoff wahrgenommen. Seine Materialeigenschaften ermöglichen längst jedoch die Gestaltung von Freiformen und hochkomplexen Strukturen. Das ursprünglich von Julius Natterer gegründete Holzlabor der ETH Lausanne erprobt heute unter der Leitung von Professor Wienand mit digitalen Berechnungs- und computergestützten... more...

  • Passivhaus-Bauteilkatalog: Sanierungby Österreichisches Institut für Baubiologie und -ökologie

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 112.00

    Eine ökologische Sanierung nach Passivhaus-Standard benötigt Know-how und Erfahrung. Das Buch ist deshalb als Planungswerkzeug konzipiert, das bestehende Lösungen systematisch aufarbeitet: Bauphysikalische, konstruktive und ökologische Fallbeispiele wurden nach der erfolgreichen Darstellungsweise des IBO Passivhaus Bauteilkatalogs einheitlich... more...