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  • Building with Bambooby Gernot Minke

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 76.95

    Bamboo: a versatile and sustainable building material more...

  • Code of Practice for Programme Managementby Chartered Institute of Building

    Wiley 2016; US$ 85.00

    The CIOB Code of Practice Programme Management for Construction & Development is intended to complement the popular CIOB Code of Practice for Project Management for Construction and Development, providing practical coverage of general processes and procedures to be followed when managing a construction programme or portfolio of projects. It sets out... more...

  • Creating Desired Futuresby Michael Shamiyeh

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 62.95

    Today?s society is making great leaps in its effort to obtain ever more and ever more specific know-how in various specialties, with the consequence that the structures of today?s companies are become increasingly complex. This in turn leads to problems at the points of interface, which calls for a comprehensive approach to solutions.... more...

  • Creative Design in Industry and Architectureby G. Berkin; O. Kucukerman

    WIT Press 2015; US$ 198.00

    Covering the topics of architecture and industrial design Creative Design in Industry and Architecture argues that the discourse on design criteria for both professions share many similarities. The book seeks to present a critical assessment of design processes which achieve innovation in the fields of both architectural and industrial disciplines. more...

  • Design for Critical Careby D. Kirk Hamilton; Mardelle McCuskey Shepley

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 94.95

    It is now widely recognized that the physical environment has an impact on the physiology, psychology, and sociology of those who experience it. When designing a critical care unit, the demands on the architect or designer working together with the interdisciplinary team of clinicians are highly specialized. Good design can have a hugely positive... more...

  • Designing the British Post-War Homeby Fiona Fisher

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    In Designing the British Post-War Home Fiona Fisher explores the development of modern domestic architecture in Britain through a detailed study of the work of the successful Surrey-based architectural practice of Kenneth Wood. Wood?s firm is representative of a geographically distinct category of post-war architectural and design practice - that... more...

  • Designing Kinetics for Architectural Facadesby Jules Moloney

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 59.95

    Architectural facades now have the potential to be literally kinetic, through automated sunscreens and a range of animated surfaces. This book explores the aesthetic potential of these new types of moving facades. Critique of theory and practice in architecture is combined here with ideas from kinetic art of the 1960?s. From this background the... more...

  • Designing Sacred Spacesby Sherin Wing

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 90.00

    Sacred spaces exemplify some of the most exciting and challenging architecture today. Designing Sacred Spaces tells the inside story of seven architecture firms and their approaches to designing churches, mosques, synagogues and temples, monasteries and retreats. Twenty beautifully illustrated case studies located in Asia, Europe, and North America... more...

  • Diagramming the Big Ideaby Jeffrey Balmer; Michael T. Swisher

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    As a beginning design student, you need to learn to think like a designer, to visualize ideas and concepts, as well as objects. In Diagramming the Big Idea, Jeffrey Balmer and Michael T. Swisher illustrate how you can create and use diagrams to clarify your understanding of both particular projects and organizing principles and ideas. With accessible,... more...

  • Drawing the Unbuildableby Nerma Cridge

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Architecture is conventionally seen as being synonymous with building. In contrast, this book introduces and defines a new category - the unbuildable. The unbuildable involves projects that are not just unbuilt, but cannot be built. This distinct form of architectural project has an important and often surprising role in architectural discourse, working... more...