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  • 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...

  • Light Earth Buildingby Franz Volhard

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 54.19

    The interest in clay as a building material ? which has proved its sustainable characteristics over centuries ? is growing. Light clay, which is light in weight and easy to work, is presented here as a versatile and forward-looking building material for modern computer-aided timber construction and the renewal of historic timber-framed buildings with... 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$ 75.88

    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...

  • 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$ 65.04

    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$ 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...