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  • Archigraphyby Agnès Laube; Michael Widrig

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 56.10

    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...

  • Advancing Wood Architectureby Achim Menges; Tobias Schwinn; Oliver David Krieg

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In light of environmental challenges architecture is facing, wood is no longer regarded as outmoded, nostalgic, and rooted in the past, but increasingly recognized as one of the most promising building materials for the future. Recent years have seen unprecedented innovation of new technologies for advancing wood architecture. Advancing Wood Architecture... more...

  • Manual of Sectionby Paul Lewis; Marc Tsutumaki; David J. Lewis

    Princeton Architectural Press 2016; US$ 26.99

    Along with plan and elevation, section is one of the essential representational techniques of architectural design; among architects and educators, debates about a project's section are common and often intense. Until now, however, there has been no framework to describe or evaluate it. Manual of Section fills this void. Paul Lewis, Marc Tsurumaki,... more...

  • A Visual Synthesis of the ADAby Janis Kent

    Wiley 2017; US$ 75.00 US$ 65.00

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  • Small Interventionsby Walter Nägeli; Niloufar Kirn Tajeri

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 56.10

    The publication investigates the opportunities for upgrading the spatial structure of apartments created during the post-war building boom between 1960 and 1970. The authors analyze typical existing layouts in the context of social developments which, in recent decades, have led to significant changes in the form of living and in the structure of... more...

  • Kleine Eingriffeby Walter Nägeli; Niloufar Kirn Tajeri

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 56.10

    Das Buch zeigt wie Grundrisse aus den 1960er- und 1970er-Jahren durch kleine, intelligente Eingriffe an die heutigen Anforderungen der Bewohner angepasst werden können. Im Forschungsprojekt ?PixelPlan' des KIT wurde hierzu der Wohnungsbestand analysiert, um konstruktive, typologische und energetische Potenziale aufzuzeigen. Die Minimaleingriffe... more...

  • Care and Designby Rob Imrie; Charlotte Bates; Kim Kullman

    Wiley 2016; US$ 131.95 US$ 114.36

    Design for Caring in an Urban World connects the study of design with care, and explores how concepts of care may have relevance for the ways in which urban environments are designed. It explores how practices and spaces of care are sustained specifically in urban settings, thereby throwing light on an important arena of care that current work has... more...

  • The Architect's Guide to Residential Designby Michael Malone

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 78.00 US$ 68.25

    A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO RESIDENTIAL DESIGN FOR ARCHITECTS AND CLIENTS Written by a successful practitioner of both residential and commercial architecture, this hands-on resource enables you to transfer and expand your architectural design skills and successfully integrate single-family residential design into your professional practice. The Architect's... more...