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  • 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 Architect's Guide to Residential Designby Michael Malone

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 75.00

    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$ 191.00

    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...

  • Design for Critical Careby D. Kirk Hamilton; Mardelle McCuskey Shepley

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 94.95

    It is now widely recognized that the physical environment has an impact on the physiology, psychology, and sociology of those who experience it. When designing a critical care unit, the demands on the architect or designer working together with the interdisciplinary team of clinicians are highly specialized. Good design can have a hugely positive... more...

  • New Directions in Sustainable Designby Adrian Parr; Michael Zaretsky

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95

    Recently there has been a plethora of work published on the topic of sustainability, much of which is purely theoretical or technical in its approach. More often than not these books fail to introduce readers to the larger challenge of what thinking sustainably might entail. Combining a series of well know authors in contemporary philosophy with... more...

  • Interior Detailingby David Kent Ballast

    Wiley 2010; US$ 90.00

    The all-in-one interior detailing guide that unites creative and technical aspects A well-executed interior space requires the successful combination of the creative and the technical. Interior Detailing bridges the gap between design and construction, and shows how to develop and transform design concepts into details that meet the constraints,... more...

  • Feng Shui in Businessby Evelyn Lip

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2008; US$ 16.99

    Cautiously treading through the ocean of myth permeating the modern practice of feng shui, Evelyn Lip’s Feng Shui For Success in Business exemplifies and modernises the classic findings of humanity's inseparable link with their space. more...