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  • Late Victorian Architectural Plans and Detailsby William T. Comstock; Daniel D. Reiff

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 19.95

    This authentic reproduction of plans drawn up by a noted nineteenth-century architectural firm features both residential and public buildings. Hundreds of illustrations include floor plans, perspective views, and elevations as well as designs for staircases, fireplaces, and other interior details. Other drawings depict windows, doors, balconies, and... more...

  • Studies in Perspectiveby Jan Vredeman de Vries

    Dover Publications 2014; US$ 12.95

    When the Renaissance reached Northern Europe, Jan Vredeman de Vries (1527?1604) ranked among its most influential advocates. His books of architectural engravings opened new avenues of invention, reflecting the era's artistic crosscurrents. Their combination of Northern and Southern elements forms a powerful expression of sixteenth-century Netherlands... more...

  • Architectural Design with SketchUpby Alexander Schreyer

    Wiley 2015; US$ 49.95

    Go beyond the basics: making SketchUp work for you Architectural Design with SketchUp, Second Edition, is the leading guide to this incredibly useful tool for architects, interior designers, construction professionals, and makers. With easy to follow tutorials that first brush up on the basics of the program and then cover many advanced processes,... more...

  • Architectural Detailingby Edward Allen; Patrick J. Rand

    Wiley 2015; US$ 80.00

    The industry-standard guide to designing well-performing buildings Architectural Detailing  systematically describes the principles by which good architectural details are designed. Principles are explained in brief, and backed by extensive illustrations that show you how to design details that will not leak water or air, will control the... more...

  • Building Codes Illustratedby Francis D. K. Ching; Steven R. Winkel

    Wiley 2015; US$ 60.00

    Now in its fifth edition, Building Codes Illustrated , the bestselling companion to the International Building Code (IBC), is designed to give students and professionals an understanding of how the IBC is developed, how it is interpreted, and how it applies to design and construction. As with previous editions, Francis D.K.'s... more...

  • Bamboo Gridshellsby David Rockwood

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    This highly illustrated text brings together two areas which have both grown in popularity in recent years: gridshells and bamboo. Bamboo is a fast-growing, naturally available, renewable resource which is quite strong and lends itself to structural applications. In this unique text, David Rockwood demonstrates the viability of bamboo as a building... more...

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

    Wiley 2011; US$ 120.00

    The new student edition of the definitive architectural reference For seventy-five years, Architectural Graphic Standards has been the go-to reference for architects, builders, and engineers. Revised for the first time since 2000, Architectural Graphic Standards, Student Edition gives students their own handy resource. Carefully abridged from... 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...

  • Visions of Heavenby David Stephenson

    Springer 2005; US$ 60.00

    There's an ethereal magic to standing beneath a dome, neck craned, looking up at a vision of the heavens created by some long ago figure of genius. From the Pantheon to the Hagia Sophia, the power of the dome seems transcendent. Photographer David Stephenson's magnificently kaleidoscopic images of dome interiors capture this evanescent drama,... more...

  • Designpreis der Bundesrepublik Deutschland 2007 / Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany 2007 (German and English Edition)by Rat für Formgebung

    Springer 2007; US$ 59.95

    Der Designpreis der Bundesrepublik Deutschland ist die zentrale Maßnahme der Designförderung des Bundesministeriums für Wirtschaft und Technologie. Er wird vom Rat für Formgebung organisiert und prämiert Produkte von besonders herausragender Gestaltungsqualität. Voraussetzung für die Nominierung ist, dass ein Produkt bereits mit einem nationalen oder... more...