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- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 59.95
This handy, one-stop answer book helps interior designers, decorators and architects come up with fast, on-the-spot design solutions by putting the latest codes and standards, costs, materials and specification information at their fingertips. * Materials and specification checklists for fast and easy interior design decisions and solutions * Content... more...
- Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 20.40
'My own interest started in seeking out what was old. When the guide told me that this was the bed in which Queen Elizabeth slept, I believed him. When owners of country cottages in Suffolk told me their cottage was a thousand years old, I believed them too. I thought that this or that church was the smallest in England, and that secret passages ran... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 60.00
Now in full color--a thoroughly updated edition of the premier illustrated architectural dictionary Revised and expanded, the Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture , Third Edition, features 8,000 definitions, 4,000 illustrations, and biographies of hundreds of architects accompanied by classic examples of their work. This new, full-color edition... more...
- Crowood 2012; US$ 21.86
The term Brutalism is used to describe a form of architecture that appeared, mainly in Europe, from around 1945-1975. Uncompromisingly modern, this trend in architecture was both striking and arresting and, perhaps like no other style before or since, aroused extremes of emotion and debate. Some regarded Brutalist buildings as monstrous soulless structures... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2012; US$ 24.99
Announcing the new revised edition of the classic industry reference! Landscape Graphic s is the architect?s ultimate guide to all the basic graphics techniques used in landscape design and landscape architecture. Progressing from the basics into more sophisticated techniques, this guide offers clear instruction on graphic language and the design... more...
- 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...
- Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 63.00
?Helmut Schmid ... his typography has rhythm ... it is created by the eye and resembles a musical score.? Wim Crouwel, Rotterdam After training as a typesetter, Helmut Schmid (b. 1942 in Ferlach, Austria) studied at the Schule für Gestaltung in Basel. In 1976 he designed the campaign logo for the SPD campaign of Helmut Schmidt. After living... more...
- 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...