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  • Light Earth Buildingby Franz Volhard

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 70.00

    Seit drei Jahrzehnten gibt es ein wachsendes Interesse am umweltfreundlichen Baustoff Lehm, der seine beispielhafte Nachhaltigkeit schon über Jahrhunderte bewiesen hatte. Gerade der Leichtlehmbau, bei dem Holzskelett- oder Fachwerkwände mit Lehm und Faserstoffen ausgefacht werden, hat besonders gute bauphysikalische Eigenschaften. Dass... 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

    Holz und Holzwerkstoffe faszinieren durch schöne Oberflächen, flexible Einsatzbereiche und vor allem durch ihre Nachhaltigkeit über den gesamten Lebenszyklus. Planer und Bauherrschaft brauchen deshalb gesichertes Wissen ? Planungs- und Ausführungsfehler können teure Konsequenzen nach sich ziehen. Als kompaktes Handbuch für Planer, Ingenieure, Holzbaufirmen... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 51.95

    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...

  • Atlas of Fantastic Infrastructuresby An Mihye; Ludger Hovestadt; Vera Bühlmann

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 84.00

    The Atlas of Fantastic infrastructures deals with the characterization of architecture, media and digital infrastructure. In concrete terms, it deals with the materiality of buildings and the intangibility of data. While technical or functional studies often tend to "flatten" the multiplex phenomena, the author speculatively propose four abstract... more...

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

    Wiley 2016; US$ 115.00 US$ 99.67

    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...

  • 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$ 69.95

    Ein traditionelles Baumaterial der warmen Klimazonen Asiens und Lateinamerikas, erfreut sich Bambus eines wachsenden Interesses unter Architekten der nördlichen Hemisphäre: Bambus hat nicht nur ein geringes Gewicht bei großer Stabilität und ist ausgesprochen elastisch, sondern zeichnet sich auch durch Eigenschaften aus, die in Zeiten schwindender... 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...