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

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 76.16

    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...

  • 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...

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

    Wiley 2017; US$ 125.00 US$ 108.33

    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...

  • Care and Designby Charlotte Bates; Rob Imrie; Kim Kullman

    Wiley 2016; US$ 131.95 US$ 114.36

    Care and Design: Bodies, Buildings, Cities  connects the study of design with care, and explores how concepts of care may have relevance for the ways in which urban environments are designed. It explores how practices and spaces of care are sustained specifically in urban settings, thereby throwing light on an important arena of care that current... more...

  • Adaptable Architectureby Robert Schmidt III; Simon Austin

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 58.95

    Adaptable Architecture provides thought-provoking and inquisitive insights into how we can prolong the useful life of buildings by designing them to be more adaptable, and hence create a more sustainable built environment. The book provides a theoretical foundation counterpointed by the experiences and ideas of those involved in the design and use... more...

  • Environmental Design Researchby Wolfgang Preiser

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 65.00

    First published in 1973, this two-volume set summarises and structures the contributions by researchers at the Fourth International EDRA Conference, held in April 1973. The first volume focuses on the proceedings of the paper sessions. It summarises and criticises 43 selected paper submissions which communicate contemporary research findings. It also... more...

  • Sketching for Engineers and Architectsby Ron Slade

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 64.95

    Using real working drawings from a 50 year career, Ron Slade shows how drawing remains at the heart of the design process in the everyday working life of engineers and architects. The book explains simple techniques that can be learnt and used to enhance any professional?s natural ability. Using over 180 categorised examples it demonstrates that drawing... more...

  • Processes of Creating Spaceby Georg Rafailidis; Stephanie Davidson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    Processes of Creating Space is a workbook for beginning designers that shows how to generate space with user experiences in mind. It explains how to keenly perceive your world and seamlessly integrate architectural representation into your design process. The book uses two main strategies, blending the design process with material processes and... more...

  • Building with Bambooby Gernot Minke

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 59.83

    The applications of bamboo in architecture have become significantly wider and diversified, so that today, even structures with large spans ? such as bridges ? are built with this renewable material. The new and revised second edition of this manual provides a practical, systematic overview of the numerous potential applications and processing methods.... more...

  • Modern Construction Handbookby Andrew Watts

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 97.93

    This compact and systematic handbook is used in the USA as a reference work for many architectural courses and has become a modern classic of building construction literature. For the fourth edition, many of the 3D illustrations have been updated and, likewise, the technical information has been brought up to date. "Applications" showcases current... more...