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  • Designing the Exterior Wallby Linda Brock

    Wiley 2015; US$ 110.00 US$ 95.33

    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$ 75.88

    Der Sonderband der Reihe Baukonstruktionen stellt die Anwendung des Baumaterials Ziegel im Hochbau und im speziellen im Ziegelmauerwerk dar. Nach einem Abriss der Architekturgeschichte, in dem die wesentlichen historischen Ziegelbauten von der Antike bis heute dargestellt werden, bietet das Buch eine Vielfalt an Informationen in einer... more...

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

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 65.04

    Das neue Bauen mit Holz hat vielfältige Gründe und Vorteile gegenüber konventionellen Bauweisen: Holz ist ein nachwachsender Baustoff und hilft als CO2-Senke beim Klimaschutz, zugleich ist er dank moderner Berechnungs- und Fertigungsverfahren für zahlreiche Bauaufgaben einsetzbar. Holz weist hervorragende konstruktive wie raumklimatische... more...

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

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 65.04

    Timber: the old raw material and building material returns.There are many reasons today for building with wood and there are great advantages over conventional designs. Wood is not only a renewable building material that helps reduce the levels of CO2 and is hence good for climate change, but, due to modern computing and manufacturing... more...

  • Dense + Greenby Thomas Schröpfer

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 75.88

    The integration of nature in architecture is a key concern of sustainability. However, all too often sustainable design is reduced to improving the energetic performance of buildings and the ornamental application of natural green. Dense + Green explores new architectural typologies that emerge from the integration of green components... 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$ 43.34

    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$ 54.19

    Das Interesse am Baustoff Lehm, der seine Nachhaltigkeit über Jahrhunderte bewiesen hat, wächst. Leichtlehm, leicht und auch leicht verarbeitbar, wird als vielseitiger und zukunftweisender Lehmbaustoff für den modernen computergestützten Holzbau oder die Erneuerung historischen Lehmfachwerks dargestellt. Ausgewogene, durch das Mischungsverhältnis... more...