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- The American University in Cairo Press 2011; US$ 29.99
An essential reference to Egypt's architectural heritage. This unique visual reference guide will be an invaluable resource to professional designers-from architects to illustrators, production designers, art directors, decorators, film concept artists, sculptors, and painters. It utilizes color photographs to illustrate a wide range of locations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
The Art of City Sketching: A Field Manual guides you through the laborious and sometimes complex process of sketching what you see in the built environment so that you can learn to draw what you imagine. Illustrated with hundreds of drawings by students and professionals of cityscapes around Europe and the United States, the book helps you develop... more...
- Princeton Architectural Press 2014; US$ 24.95
The second volume in our Modern Landscapes series examines the evolution of Pittsburgh's first modern garden plaza. Completed in 1955 from a design by the acclaimed landscape design firm Simonds & Simonds and architects Mitchell & Ritchey, Mellon Square functioned as an urban oasis that provided downtown office workers a much-needed respite from the... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 6.95
Over a century ago, when he first wrote this little guide, William Sydney Wicks (1854?1919) whimsically observed that while early man lived in nature out of necessity, modern man has taken to the woods by choice. Wicks was a highly successful architect whose imprint can still be seen throughout Buffalo, New York, in dozens of churches, hotels, libraries,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00
In Designing the British Post-War Home Fiona Fisher explores the development of modern domestic architecture in Britain through a detailed study of the work of the successful Surrey-based architectural practice of Kenneth Wood. Wood?s firm is representative of a geographically distinct category of post-war architectural and design practice - that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00
Architecture is conventionally seen as being synonymous with building. In contrast, this book introduces and defines a new category - the unbuildable. The unbuildable involves projects that are not just unbuilt, but cannot be built. This distinct form of architectural project has an important and often surprising role in architectural discourse, working... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 89.95
Get "Up and Running" with AutoCAD using Gindis? combination of step-by-step instruction, examples, and insightful explanations. The emphasis from the beginning is on core concepts and practical application of AutoCAD in architecture, engineering, and design. Equally useful in instructor-led classroom training, self-study, or as a professional reference,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 150.00
About 90 percent of this excessive heat is due to buildings and pavements that absorb and store solar heat (According to the Green Buildings Council). The only reference that focuses specifically on pavements, Pavement Materials for Heat Island Mitigation: Design and Management Strategies explores different advanced paving materials, their properties,... more...