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  • Drawing Architecture and the Urbanby Sam Jacoby

    Wiley 2015; US$ 57.95

    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... more...

  • Eco-Home Design Guideby Christopher Day

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2015; US$ 21.86

    Designing an eco home is as much about working with your natural surroundings as it is about planning to use the right materials for your building. In this book, Christopher Day draws on his extensive experience to explain the key principles of eco-home design, focussing on natural methods rather than expensive technology. Beautifully illustrated,... more...

  • Fundamentals of Integrated Design for Sustainable Buildingby Marian Keeler

    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...

  • Architectural Fabrics and Membranesby Bruce N. Wright

    Wiley 2016; US$ 95.00

    This book is the most comprehesive reference for architectural fabric and membranes available.  Written by a recongized expert and 16-year former editor of Fabric Architecture Magazine , the book combines practicle information with real-world case studies. Each chapter showcases another fabric type.  Covering Glass Fiber through ETFE... more...

  • Applying the Building Code During Designby Ronald L. Geren

    Wiley 2016; US$ 85.00

    Revolutionize how you look at building code during design Applying the Building Code During Design: Step-by-Step Process is the only resource that identifies the building code information you need at strategic milestones when designing a new structure. This essential text leverages one case study throughout the book, taking you on a design journey... 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...

  • Innovative Vaulting in the Architecture of the Roman Empireby Lynne C. Lancaster

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 80.00

    This book on Roman construction explains why and how Roman builders employed a set of unusual vaulting techniques. more...

  • Solid Woodby Joseph Mayo

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 68.95

    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...

  • Architecture of the United Arab Emiratesby Salma Samar Damluji

    Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2006; US$ 94.79