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  • Pamphlet Architecture 30by InfraNet Lab / Lateral Office

    Princeton Architectural Press 2013; US$ 13.99

    Participants in the Pamphlet Architecture 30 competition were asked to respond to the theme "Investigations in Infrastructure," and propose new directions for architecture, transportation, energy, cities, and agriculture at a continental scale. The winning entry, Coupling, imagined six daring projects: a high-speed rail system across the Bering Strait... more...

  • Designing Sustainabilityby Stuart Walker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    What is the relationship between design, sustainability, inner values and spirituality? How can we create designs that provide a convincing alternative to unsustainable interpretations of progress, growth, consumerism and commercialism? Building on the arguments first advanced in his widely acclaimed books Sustainable by Design and The Spirit of... more...

  • The Death of Drawingby David Ross Scheer

    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...

  • What Should a Student of Architecture Know?by Jadwiga Krupinska

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    It's not just you. Every architecture student is initially confused by architecture school - an education so different that it doesn't compare to anything else. A student?s joy at being chosen in stiff competition with many other applicants can turn to doubt when he or she struggles to understand the logic of the specific teaching method. Testimony... more...

  • Heating, Cooling, Lightingby Norbert Lechner

    Wiley 2014; US$ 130.00

    Sustainable environmental control through building design Heating, Cooling, and Lighting is the industry standard text on environmental control systems with the emphasis on sustainable design. By detailing the many factors that contribute to the comfort in a building, this book helps architects minimize mechanical systems and energy usage over... more...

  • Structures for Architectsby Bryan J. B. Gauld

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95

    Demand from building control officials for structural calculations - even for very simple projects - means that today's architects must have a thorough understanding of everyday structural concepts. Structures for Architects satisfies the need for a basic introduction to the structural problems encountered by the architect, surveyor and builder.... more...

  • Guide to the LEED Green Associate V4 Examby Michelle Cottrell

    Wiley 2014; US$ 65.00

    Prepare for the LEED Green Associate v4 exam with an expert who has been there – and passed! Guide to the LEED Green Associate V4 Exam is a comprehensive study guide for the LEED Green Associate v4 exam. Written by a LEED expert and consultant who actually passed the exam, this guide provides a first-hand account of preparation strategies... more...

  • Fifty Modern Buildings That Changed the Worldby The Design Museum; Deyan Sudjic

    Octopus 2015; Not Available

    The history of modern architecture is as diverse as it is beautiful, varying wildly from region to region and era to era. Here Deyan Sudjic, Director of the Design Museum, explores 50 of the most significant and striking buildings in the world, from the modernist aesthetic of Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye to the eye-catching flair of Beijing's CCTV... more...

  • Fifty Modern Buildings That Changed the Worldby The Design Museum; Deyan Sudjic

    Octopus 2015; US$ 16.31

    The history of modern architecture is as diverse as it is beautiful, varying wildly from region to region and era to era. Here Deyan Sudjic, Director of the Design Museum, explores 50 of the most significant and striking buildings in the world, from the modernist aesthetic of Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye to the eye-catching flair of Beijing's CCTV... more...

  • Ceramic Material Systemsby Martin Bechthold; Anthony Kane; Nathan King

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 98.00

    Architectural ceramics have long been confined to decorative surfaces. Today innovations in material technology, production methods and assembly systems allow applications that combine the materials? emotional attractiveness with new functionalities. Ceramic materials take the form of building systems that are used for facades, roofs and interior walls.... more...