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  • 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...

  • The Architect's Studio Companionby Edward Allen; Joseph Iano

    Wiley 2017; US$ 99.00 US$ 85.80

    The time-saving resource every architect needs The Architect’s Studio Companion is a robust, user-friendly resource that keeps important information at your fingertips throughout the design process. It includes guidelines for the design of structure, environmental systems, parking, accessibility, and more. This new sixth edition has been... more...

  • Designing for Designers (Routledge Revivals)by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser; Jack Nasar; Thomas Fisher

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50

    First published in 2007, this book examines the designs of seventeen architecture and design schools and answers questions such as: How has architectural education evolved and what is its future? Are architectural schools discernible types of designs and what are their effects on those who experience them? What lessons can be learned from evaluations... more...

  • Directions in Person-Environment Research and Practice (Routledge Revivals)by Jack Nasar; Wolfgang F. E. Preiser

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50

    First published in 1999, this book presents a fresh and diverse set of perspectives representing key directions of research and practice in the field of environmental design research. Leading researchers in various areas of person-environment research, such as privacy, children?s environment, post-occupancy evaluation, environmental cognition, environmental... more...

  • Site and Compositionby Enis Aldallal; Husam AlWaer; Soumyen Bandyopadhyay

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 48.95

    Site and Composition examines design strategies and tactics in site making. It is concerned with the need for a renewed understanding of the site in the twenty-first century and the need for a critical position regarding the continued tendency to view the site as an isolated ?fragment? severed from its wider context. The book argues revisiting... more...

  • Modern Construction Handbookby Andrew Watts

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 109.95

    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...

  • Material Imagination in Architectureby David Dernie; Jacopo Gaspari

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 43.95

    Material Imagination in Architecture draws on history and the visual arts, and contemporary architecture to explore this popular theme in architectural practice and education. In the context of a discipline increasingly driven by digital production, this text explores architecture and making and the diverse influences on the material reality of... more...

  • Archigrafieby Agnés Laube; Michael Widrig

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 70.00

    Lettering on buildings and in the public realm affects our environment. The core of this manual is formed by archigraphy projects that represent a strategy of how architecture can be enriched by graphic elements. The structural, material or visual methods can thus be used as inspiration for the reader?s own designs. A compilation of lettering techniques,... more...

  • Archigraphyby Agnés Laube; Michael Widrig

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 59.95

    Lettering on buildings and in the public realm affects our environment. The core of this manual is formed by archigraphy projects that represent a strategy of how architecture can be enriched by graphic elements. The structural, material or visual methods can thus be used as inspiration for the reader?s own designs. A compilation of lettering techniques,... more...

  • Seismic Isolation for Architectsby Andrew Charleson; Adriana Guisasola

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 68.95

    Seismic isolation offers the highest degree of earthquake protection to buildings and their inhabitants. Modern applications of the technology are less than 50 years old and uptake in seismically active regions continues to soar. Seismic Isolation for Architects is a comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice in this field. Based on... more...