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  • Architecture in Formationby Pablo Lorenzo-Eiroa; Aaron Sprecher

    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...

  • Designing Relationships: The Art of Collaboration in Architectureby Andrew Pressman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    In today?s dynamic practice environment, collaboration and teamwork skills are increasingly critical to the successful completion of building projects. Indeed, it is the careful nurturing of comradeship among complementary but distinctive egos that drives creativity underlying the hi-tech algorithms that help shape complex projects. Designing... more...

  • Building Information Modelingby Karen M. Kensek

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 33.95

    This is a design guide for architects, engineers, and contractors concerning the principles and specific applications of building information modeling (BIM). BIM has the potential to revolutionize the building industry, and yet not all architects and construction professionals fully understand what the benefits of BIM are or even the fundamental concepts... 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...

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

    Octopus 2015; US$ 14.19

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Architect's Guide to Residential Designby Michael Malone

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 72.00

    A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO RESIDENTIAL DESIGN FOR ARCHITECTS AND CLIENTS Written by a successful practitioner of both residential and commercial architecture, this hands-on resource enables you to transfer and expand your architectural design skills and successfully integrate single-family residential design into your professional practice. The Architect's... more...

  • Environmental Indicators for Building Designby O. Guerra Santin

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 73.00

    The ultimate goal of building and construction ? in relation to environmental issues ? is to construct in an environmentally neutral way; or, as the Brundtland Report states, to consume in such a way that our children have the same choices that we have. Construction will always be needed, and will always consume resources. But in accordance with the... more...

  • Icons of American Architecture: From the Alamo to the World Trade Center [2 volumes]by Donald Langmead

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 193.00

    What turns a building into an icon? What is it about some structures that makes their history and legend even more important than their original intended use, making them a part of American, and world, popular culture? Twenty four buildings and structures, including the Brooklyn Bridge, the White House, the Hotel del Coronado, and the Washington Monument... more...