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  • Drawing Architecture and the Urbanby Sam Jacoby

    Wiley 2016; US$ 55.00

    Drawing is an important means to analyse information and develop rigorous arguments both conceptually and visually. Going beyond the how-to drawing manual, this book provides an instrumental approach to drawing, especially computer-generated drawings; it outlines how drawings should be used to convey clear and analytical information in the process... more...

  • Architecture Workbookby Peter Cook

    Wiley 2016; US$ 49.50

    Organised into 9 parts that highlight a wide range of architectural motives, such as ?Architecture as Theatre?, ?Stretching the Vocabulary? and ?The City of Large and Small?, the workbook provides inspiring key themes for readers to take their cue from when initiating a design. Motives cover a wide-range of work that epitomise the theme. These include... more...

  • Fundamentals of Integrated Design for Sustainable Buildingby Marian Keeler; Prasad Vaidya

    Wiley 2016; US$ 90.00

    The Fully Updated, Indispensible Study of Sustainable Design Principles Fundamentals of Integrated Design for Sustainable Building is the first textbook to merge principles, theory, and practice into an integrated workflow. This book introduces the technologies and processes of sustainable design and shows how to incorporate sustainable concepts... more...

  • Applying the Building Codeby Ronald L. Geren

    Wiley 2016; US$ 85.00

    No other resource—not even the building code—presents the exact code information you need, when you need it at design stage The International Building Code (IBC) is a model building code developed by the International Code Council (ICC). The IBC and its complementary codes provide design and construction professionals with a complete... more...

  • The Tectonics of Structural Systemsby Yonca Hurol

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    The Tectonics of Structural Systems provides an architectural approach to the theory of structural systems. The book combines: structural recommendations to follow during the architectural design of various structural systems and the tectonic treatment of structural recommendations in architecture. Written expressly for students, the... more...

  • Solid Woodby Joseph Mayo

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 64.95

    Over the past 10-15 years a renaissance in wood architecture has occurred with the development of new wood building systems and design strategies, elevating wood from a predominantly single-family residential idiom to a rival of concrete and steel construction for a variety of building types, including high rises. This new solid wood architecture... 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...

  • The Routledge Companion for Architecture Design and Practiceby Mitra Kanaani; Dak Kopec

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The Routledge Companion for Architecture Design and Practice provides an overview of established and emerging trends in architecture practice. Contributions of the latest research from international experts examine external forces applied to the practice and discipline of architecture. Each chapter contains up-to-date and relevant information about... more...

  • Designing the Exterior Wallby Linda Brock

    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...

  • Ziegel im Hochbauby Anton Pech; Hans Gangoly; Peter Holzer; Peter Maydl; Anton Pech

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 98.00

    The series Building Construction offers a wealth of systematically organized information about history, material science, construction physics, building physics, load-bearing models, testing and design methods, processing of walls, facades, ceilings and roofs, a well as sustainability and building certification. The book is designed... more...