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  • Applying the Building Code During Designby Ronald L. Geren

    Wiley 2016; US$ 85.00

    Revolutionize how you look at building code during design Applying the Building Code During Design: Step-by-Step Process is the only resource that identifies the building code information you need at strategic milestones when designing a new structure. This essential text leverages one case study throughout the book, taking you on a design journey... more...

  • Architects Drawby Sue Ferguson Gussow

    Princeton Architectural Press 2013; US$ 19.99

    Architects Draw offers a practical and invaluable way to help students and would-be sketchers translate what they see onto the page, not as an imitation of reality, but as a comprehensive union of voids and solids, light and shadows, lines and shapes. For nearly forty years revered Cooper Union professor and artist Sue Gussow has taught aspiring architects... more...

  • The Architectural Detailby Edward R. Ford

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 31.99

    The Architectural Detail  is author Edward R. Ford's life's work, and this may be his most important book to date. Ford walks the reader through five widely accepted (and wildly different) definitions of detail, in an attempt to find, once and for all, the quintessential definition of detail in architecture. more...

  • Architectural Detailingby Edward Allen; Patrick J. Rand

    Wiley 2016; US$ 80.00

    The industry-standard guide to designing well-performing buildings Architectural Detailing  systematically describes the principles by which good architectural details are designed. Principles are explained in brief, and backed by extensive illustrations that show you how to design details that will not leak water or air, will control the... more...

  • Architectural Fabrics and Membranesby Bruce N. Wright

    Wiley 2016; US$ 95.00

    This book is the most comprehesive reference for architectural fabric and membranes available.  Written by a recongized expert and 16-year former editor of Fabric Architecture Magazine , the book combines practicle information with real-world case studies. Each chapter showcases another fabric type.  Covering Glass Fiber through ETFE... more...

  • Architectural Graphic Standardsby Charles George Ramsey; Harold Reeve Sleeper; Bruce Bassler

    Wiley 2011; US$ 120.00

    The new student edition of the definitive architectural reference For seventy-five years, Architectural Graphic Standards has been the go-to reference for architects, builders, and engineers. Revised for the first time since 2000, Architectural Graphic Standards, Student Edition gives students their own handy resource. Carefully abridged from... more...

  • Architecture in Formationby Pablo Lorenzo-Eiroa; Aaron Sprecher

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    Architecture in Formation is the first digital architecture manual that bridges multiple relationships between theory and practice, proposing a vital resource to structure the upcoming second digital revolution. Sixteen essays from practitioners, historians and theorists look at how information processing informs and is informed by architecture.... more...

  • Autogenic Structuresby Evan Douglis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    This book offers an alternative vision for the future of architecture, a timely and invaluable contribution to the debate concerning emergent surfaces and the next generation of building membranes in this era of extreme computational control. Areas covered include: the future relationship between structure and ornament the value of mass customization... more...

  • Beyond BIMby Danelle Briscoe

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Beyond BIM explores the vast and under-explored design potential undertaken by information modeling. Through a series of investigations grounded in the analysis of built work, interviews with leading practitioners, and speculative projects, the author catalogs the practical advantages and theoretical implications of exploiting BIM as a primary tool... more...

  • Biopolymers and Biotech Admixtures for Eco-Efficient Construction Materialsby Fernando Pacheco-Torgal; Volodymyr Ivanov; Niranjan Karak; Henk Jonkers

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 275.00

    Since 1930 more than 100,000 new chemical compounds have been developed and insufficient information exists on the health assessment of 95 percent of these chemicals in which a relevant percentage are used in construction products. For instance Portland cement concrete, the most used material on the Planet (10.000 million tons/year that in the next... more...