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  • 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...

  • Modern Construction Handbookby Andrew Watts

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 109.95

    Modern Construction Handbook has become a modern classic of building construction literature. In the USA, it is used as a reference work for many architectural courses. With the chapters "Material", "Wall", "Roof", "Structure", "Environment" and "Applications" it systematically explores the subject and provides a clear and efficient... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Welcome to Your Worldby Sarah Williams Goldhagen

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 14.99

    One of the nation?s chief architecture critics reveals how the environments we build profoundly shape our feelings, memories, and well-being, and argues that we must harness this knowledge to construct a world better suited to human experience. Taking us on a fascinating journey through some of the world?s best and worst landscapes, buildings, and... more...

  • Archigrafieby Agnès Laube; Michael Widrig

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 54.25

    Ob klein und fein oder auffällig-großmaßstäblich - Beschriftungen am Bau und im öffentlichen Raum prägen das städtische Umfeld. Aber wie können sich Architektur und Grafik auf hohem gestalterischem Niveau begegnen? Den Kern des Handbuches bilden 26 aktuelle Archigrafien. Jedes dieser integralen Projekte steht exemplarisch für eine Strategie, wie mit... more...