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  • Keramische Bausystemeby Jonathan King; Martin Bechthold; Anthony Kane

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 84.00

    Architectural ceramics have long been confined to decorative surfaces. Today innovations in material technology, production methods and assembly systems allow applications that combine the materials? emotional attractiveness with new functionalities. Ceramic materials take the form of building systems that are used for facades, roofs and interior walls.... more...

  • Produktentwicklung Architekturby Uta Pottgiesser; Holger Strauß

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 63.00

    From idea to product In the construction sector, demand is steadily increasing for innovative products. Product Development and Architecture presents selected examples that illustrate how the planning disciplines can contribute to such innovations in building. Introductory essays comprehensively explain the thematic and methodological framework. Case... more...

  • Prefabricated Systemsby Ulrich Knaack; Sharon Chung-Klatte; Reinhard Hasselbach

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 49.00

    This book provides an overview of prefabricated systems in housing, office, and industrial buildings. It explains the processes of modular construction and the behavior of materials with this approach. Many drawings show the principles of modular construction, while built examples forge a link to building practice. more...

  • Material Designby Thomas Schröpfer; James Carpenter; Sheila Kennedy; Liat Margolis; Toshiko Mori; Nader Tehrani; Peter Yeadon

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 76.95

    The approach of Material Design opens the way to an innovative use of materials in the design professions. Taking material qualities and properties such as texture, elasticity and transparency as a point of departure, the book describes a multitude of material operations, like folding and bending, carving and cutting, weaving and knitting, mirroring... more...

  • Schwellenräumeby

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00

    Was ist ein Schwellenraum? Auftakt, Dazwischen, Schranke? Innen oder außen? Der Schwellenraum ist alles zusammen, meist sogar gleichzeitig. Till Boettger hat sich in Lehr- und Forschungsprojekten mit der Inszenierung des Ankommens und Empfangens befasst. Er hat räumliche Übergänge exemplarisch anhand von sechs Kulturbauten renommierter Architekten... more...

  • Threshold Spacesby Till Boettger

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00

    Till Boettger has dealt in teaching and research projects closely with the architectural staging of arrival and reception. His book is a collection of exemplary phenomenological analyzes of spatial transitions in historical and modern cultural buildings by renowned architects. It also develops a methodology to optimize threshold rooms in all construction... more...

  • Product Development and Architectureby Uta Pottgiesser; Holger Strauß

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 63.00

    From idea to product In the construction sector, demand is steadily increasing for innovative products. Product Development and Architecture presents selected examples that illustrate how the planning disciplines can contribute to such innovations in building. Introductory essays comprehensively explain the thematic and methodological framework. Case... more...

  • Neue Holzbautechnologienby Simone Jeska; Khaled Pascha; Rainer Hascher

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00

    Das ?alte? Material Holz wird seit Anbeginn der Menschheit zum Bauen von Behausungen unterschiedlicher Art verwendet. Das Buch dokumentiert diese Weiterentwicklungen, insbesondere die ingenieurmäßigen Verbindungstechniken, die Einführung der digitalen Produktionstechniken sowie die innovativen Materialentwicklungen dieses Werkstoffes. more...

  • Emergent Timber Technologiesby Simone Jeska; Khaled Pascha; Rainer Hascher

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00

    The ?old? material of wood has been used to construct dwellings of different types since the dawn of mankind. This book documentsthe various recentdevelopments in timber technologies, in particular the engineering bonding techniques, the introduction of digital production techniques, and the innovative material developments of this material. 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...