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Design & Drafting

  • 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...

  • Design/Build with Jersey Devilby Charlie Hailey

    Princeton Architectural Press 2016; US$ 21.99

    Steve Badanes, Jim Adamson, and John Ringel believe an architect's job does not stop at designing a building, but that it extends to constructing it as well. Now working into their fifth decade, Jersey Devil, the loose-knit group they founded in 1972, bands together under this design/build ethos that an architect's place is just as much on the job... 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...

  • Research and Development in Art, Design and Creativityby Rae Earnshaw

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book details how research and development in art and design can be formulated, progressed, measured, and reviewed.  It explores the challenges of interdisciplinary research and highlights its importance and significance for the future of research in art and design and its relationship to science and technology. The author looks at how creative... more...

  • Espace en architecture et en esthétique (Les Grands Articles)by Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    En Occident, l'espace de l'?uvre d'art a longtemps tendu à se confondre avec sa représentation, telle qu'elle a pu être pensée à travers la perspective. Ce que celle-ci inventait, en effet, c'était un sujet théorique capable de maîtriser l'espace et, en l'inscrivant dans un cadre, donc en le calculant, de le proposer au spectateur comme pure visibilité.... more...

  • Archigrafieby Agnès Laube; Michael Widrig

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 70.00

    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...

  • Archigraphyby Agnès Laube; Michael Widrig

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 59.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Integrating Programming, Evaluation and Participation in Design (Routledge Revivals)by Henry Sanoff

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1992, this book is about making connections that may lead towards a new professionalism, since the past several decades have given rise mainly to new kinds of specialists in the areas of programming, evaluation, and participation. The implications for such integration are far reaching, with profound future effects on the physical... more...

  • Materials Technologyby Yvonne Dean

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 83.95

    Materials Technology clearly identifies materials and technology as the fundamental generators of buildings and examines how they determine the structure, overall form and quality. It examines the issues that determine the choice of materials, and argues that the decision-making of architects, engineers and designers should take account of the environmental... more...