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  • 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...

  • Building with Bambooby Gernot Minke

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 69.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...