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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Light Earth Buildingby Franz Volhard

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 70.00

    The publication presents the use of the ?old" building material earth comprehensively and modernly, and contains many practical tips about simplifying designs as well as using prefabricated clay materials in the contemporary construction process. The selected project examples show the diversity of this building material, and the self-build projects... more...

  • The Professional Practice of Architectural Working Drawingsby Osamu A. Wakita; Richard M. Linde; Nagy R. Bakhoum

    Wiley 2016; US$ 125.00

    The detailed, highly illustrated, comprehensive guide to architectural working drawings The Professional Practice of Architectural Working Drawings is a complete guide to the skills you need to create a set of drawings that clearly and effectively communicate your design. Covering everything from site, floor, framing, and foundation plans to building... more...

  • Holz im Hochbauby Bernd Höfferl; Anton Pech; Karlheinz Hollinsky; Martin Aichholzer; Alexander Passer; Matthias Doubek; Martin Teibinger; Richard Woschitz; Anton Pech

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 98.00

    Wood and new wood materials are remarkable for their sustainability through the life-cycle, but planners and builders need certainty. Wood in Building Construction covers innovative and time-honored forms of wood construction in a compact handbook, combining theory with practice. It clearly describes traditional building methods and new trends in... more...