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  • 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...

  • Designing Profitsby Morris A. Nunes; Andrew Pressman

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    A successful design practice requires principals and staff who are creative, technically proficient, and financially savvy. Designing Profits focuses on the last component?the one that is so elusive for many architects, engineers, and construction professionals?the business aspects of practice. Not an ordinary book on practice issues or finance,... more...

  • New Architecture in Woodby Marc Wilhelm Lennartz; Susanne Jacob-Freitag

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 84.00

    Timber: the old raw material and building material returns. Based on 24 international projects, the book provides an overview of the range of possibilities in wood construction today. Texts, images, and plans document the architectural and constructive qualities of contemporary timber structures from the conceptual design to the structure... more...

  • Neues Bauen mit Holzby Marc Wilhelm Lennartz; Susanne Jacob-Freitag

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 84.00

    Timber: the old raw material and building material returns. Based on 24 international projects, the book provides an overview of the range of possibilities in wood construction today. Texts, images, and plans document the architectural and constructive qualities of contemporary timber structures from the conceptual design to the structure... more...

  • Dense + Greenby Thomas Schröpfer

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 84.95

    The integration of nature in architecture is a key concern of sustainability. Dense + Green explores new architectural typologies that emerge from the integration of green components such as sky terraces, vertical parks and green facades, in high-density buildings. In-depth case studies on the most relevant building types are complemented... more...

  • Architectural Details 2003by Detail Magazine

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 125.95

    This is a compilation of the full year's information, including: the "Discussion" section, where well-known architects and critics as well as specialist authors and architectural historians articulate their views; the "Documentation" section containing an analysis of selected projects, in which buildings from around the world are covered in depth;... more...

  • Built to Grow - Blending architecture and biologyby Barbara Imhof; Petra Gruber

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 56.00

    Built to Grow investigates patterns of growth and dynamics in nature with the aim of creating a new ?living architecture? that can be applied to architectonic designs. It examines biological processes to identify basic principles of growth and translate them into exemplary architectonic ideas and visions. The project brings together... more...

  • Digital Design Exercises for Architecture Studentsby Jason S. Johnson; Joshua Vermillion

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Digital Design Exercises for Architecture Students teaches you the basics of digital design and fabrication tools with creative design exercises, featuring over 200 illustrations, which emphasize process and evaluation as key to designing in digital mediums. The book is software neutral, letting you choose the software with which to edit raster... more...

  • Bauen mit Leichtlehmby Franz Volhard

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 70.00

    Auf der Suche nach nachhaltigen, gesunden, umwelt- und ressourcenschonenden Möglichkeiten ist der neue Holz-Lehmbau eine zeitgemäße Alternative. Dass Bauen mit Lehm schon lange nichts Exotisches mehr an sich hat, ist unter anderem den vielen Vorauflagen dieses Klassikers zu verdanken. Die 8. Auflage wurde aktualisiert und um neue internationale Beispiele... more...