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- Wiley 2011; US$ 115.00
The new student edition of the definitive architecturalreference For seventy-five years, Architectural Graphic Standards has beenthe go-to reference for architects, builders, and engineers.Revised for the first time since 2000, Architectural GraphicStandards, Student Edition gives students their own handyresource. Carefully abridged from the Eleventh... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 40.00
Architecture is on the brink. It is a discipline in crisis. Over the last two decades, architectural debate has diversified to the point of fragmentation and exhaustion. What is called for is an overarching argument or set of criteria on which to approach the design and construction of the built environment. Here, the internationally renowned... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 66.95
Emergence - the process by which new and coherent structures, patterns and properties ?emerge? from within complex systems Traditional architecture starts from the premise that architectural structures are singular and fixed, and however well integrated are separate from their environment and context. Emergence requires that the opposite is true... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 103.95
Climate Responsive Design provides a unique source for students and practising architects requiring guidance on climatic design. Covering theory and application it provides examples of innovative and best practice in 'responsive architecture' through case studies. The book also covers the broader topic of technology as a generator in design which... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 180.00
An exciting new generation of railway architecture has emerged in Europe and elsewhere over the past decade. This book explains the reasons for the renaissance of the station as a building type and the current changes it is undergoing. The functional, social and technical factors which shape railway architecture are examined. As stations are essential... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95
This edited collection addresses the vital role of the imagination in the critical interpretation of architectural representations. By challenging the contemporary tendency for computer-aided drawings to become mere ?models? for imitation in the construction of buildings, the articles explore the broader range of methods and meanings at stake in the... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
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...