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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 69.95
Buildings are increasingly ?dynamic?: equipped with sensors, actuators and controllers, they ?self-adjust? in response to changes in the external and internal environments and patterns of use. Building Dynamics asks how this change manifests itself and what it means for architecture as buildings weather, programs change, envelopes adapt, interiors... more...
- Princeton Architectural Press 2013; US$ 19.99
Few parts of a building work harder than its envelope (also known as its facade). The envelope is the part of the building most visible from the outside--so it should be visually appealing--but it can also have the biggest effect on the well-being and safety of its occupants--so the envelope should be help heat and cool the building, allow light into... more...
- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 56.00
Built to Grow investigates patterns of growth and dynamics in nature with the aim of creating a new ?living architecture? that can be applied to architectonic designs. It examines biological processes to identify basic principles of growth and translate them into exemplary architectonic ideas and visions. The project brings together... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 99.00
The Third Edition of Michael Doyle's classic Color Drawing remains the ultimate up-to-date resource for professionals and students who need to develop and communicate design ideas with clear, attractive, impressive color drawings. Update with over 100 pages, this Third Edition contains an entirely new section focused on state-of-the-art digital... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
The Death of Drawing explores the causes and effects of the epochal shift from drawing to computation as the chief design and communication medium in architecture. Drawing both framed the thinking of architects and organized the design and construction process to place architects at its center. Its displacement by building information modeling (BIM)... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 93.00
ELIMINATE CONSTRUCTION MISTAKES AND MINIMIZE YOUR EXPOSURE TO EXPENSE AND LITIGATION WITH DEFECT-FREE BUILDINGS Nothing packs a more costly punch and ruins a project faster than a construction defect dispute. And nothing stops a project dead in its tracks faster than conflicts between builders and owners. But with McGraw-Hill's Defect-Free Buildings,... more...
- Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 84.95
The integration of nature in architecture is a key concern of sustainability. Dense + Green explores new architectural typologies that emerge from the integration of green components such as sky terraces, vertical parks and green facades, in high-density buildings. In-depth case studies on the most relevant building types are complemented... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 60.00
Get the completely revised edition to mastering the visual language of architecture. In his distinctive graphic style, world-renowned author and architecture educator Francis D.K. Ching takes us on another exciting journey through the process of creation. In Design Drawing, Second Edition , he unmasks the basic cognitive processes that drive visual... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 110.00
By presenting the basics of building science along with a prescribed set of details, Designing the Exterior Wall helps you understand why buildings fail and how they can be made more durable through design. Author Linda Brock connects the science and aesthetics of building envelopes through the examination of a variety of construction and cladding... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95
A successful design practice requires principals and staff who are creative, technically proficient, and financially savvy. Designing Profits focuses on the last component?the one that is so elusive for many architects, engineers, and construction professionals?the business aspects of practice. Not an ordinary book on practice issues or finance,... more...