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

    Wiley 2011; US$ 120.00

    Bruce Bassler is an Associate Professor of architecture at the College of Design at Iowa State University. He has years of experience using Architectural Graphic Standards, Student Edition in the classroom, and was the Student Edition editor for Architectural Graphic Standards: An Abridgement of the Ninth Edition . Professor Bassler holds a BS... more...

  • Color Drawingby Michael E. Doyle

    Wiley 2011; US$ 99.00

    The Third Edition of Michael Doyle's classic Color Drawing remainsthe ultimate up-to-date resource for professionals and students whoneed to develop and communicate design ideas with clear,attractive, impressive color drawings. Update with over 100 pages, this Third Edition contains an entirelynew section focused on state-of-the-art digital techniques... more...

  • Design Drawingby Francis D. K. Ching; Steven P. Juroszek

    Wiley 2013; US$ 60.00

    Get the completely revised edition to mastering the visuallanguage of architecture. In his distinctive graphic style, world-renowned author andarchitecture educator Francis D.K. Ching takes us on anotherexciting journey through the process of creation. In DesignDrawing, Second Edition , he unmasks the basic cognitiveprocesses that drive visual... more...

  • Material Designby Thomas Schröpfer; James Carpenter; Sheila Kennedy; Liat Margolis; Toshiko Mori; Nader Tehrani; Peter Yeadon

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 76.95

    The approach of Material Design opens the way to an innovative use of materials in the design professions. Taking material qualities and properties such as texture, elasticity and transparency as a point of departure, the book describes a multitude of material operations, like folding and bending, carving and cutting, weaving and knitting, mirroring... more...

  • Innovative Design and Constructionby Stefan Behling; Christian Brensing; Andreas Fuchs; Christoph Ingenhoven

    DETAIL 2010; US$ 53.00

    How is innovative architecture created? How can efficient synergies between planners and manufacturers be achieved? And how does an enterprise such as seele, with its proven high-level qualifications in the area of steel and glass, respond to planners' design ideas? These are just some of the questions answered in "Innovative Design + Construction",... more...

  • Rob|Arch 2012by Sigrid Brell-Cokcan; Johannes Braumann

    Springer 2012; US$ 89.95

    This volume collects about 20 contributions on the topic of robotic construction methods. It is a proceedings volume of the robarch2012 symposium and workshop, which will take place in December 2012 in Vienna. Contributions will explore the current status quo in industry, science and practitioners. The symposium will be held as a biennial event. This... more...

  • Performance-Oriented Architectureby Michael Hensel

    Wiley 2013; US$ 40.00

    Michael Hensel is an architect, researcher, educator and writer. He is Professor of Architecture at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design where he directs the Research Center for Architecture and Tectonics. He cofounded OCEAN in 1994, and is founding and current chairman of the OCEAN Design Research Association and the Sustainable Environment... more...

  • The Way We Build Nowby Andrew Orton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 141.95

    This book examines the structural and construction design of buildings. The first part presents an overview of materials and structural forms taking the point of view of the designer, architect and engineer. The second part is an extensive examination of over 70 case studies. They have been carefully selected and tightly structured to present a summary... more...

  • Skins, Envelopes, and Enclosuresby Mayine L. Yu

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    Integrate the best building envelope construction methods, materials science, and structural principles in your work using this book as a resource to help you? With more than seventy significant case studies located in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia from prehistory to the present, this book illuminates the theory and techniques of... more...

  • Seeing and Making in Architectureby Taiji Miyasaka

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    You always aim to achieve that moment of insight that leads to ingenuity and novelty in your design, but sometimes it remains elusive. This book presents a variety of techniques for mapping and making hands-on design/build projects, and relates this work to real architecture. It helps you to learn new ways of seeing and making that will enhance your... more...