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Design & Drafting

  • Structural Competency for Architectsby Hollee Hitchcock Becker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 85.00

    Structural Competency for Architects is a comprehensive volume covering topics from structural systems and typologies to statics, strength of materials, and component design. The book includes everything you need to know about structures for the design of components, as well as the logic for design of structural patterns, and selection of structural... more...

  • Structure As Architectureby Andrew Charleson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Structure as Architecture presents a comprehensive analysis of the indispensable role of structure in architecture. An exploration, as well as a celebration, of structure, the book draws on a series of design studies and case study examples to illustrate how structure can be employed to realize a wide range of concepts in contemporary architecture.... more...

  • Tall Buildingsby Mehmet Halis Günel; Hüseyin Emre Ilgin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    The structural challenges of building 800 metres into the sky are substantial, and include several factors which do not affect low-rise construction. This book focusses on these areas specifically to provide the architectural and structural knowledge which must be taken into account in order to design tall buildings successfully. In presenting examples... more...

  • Conversations With Formby N. John Habraken; Andrés Mignucci; Jonathan Teicher

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    Through a progressive series of exercises - accompanied by observational studies, examples and applied theory - Conversations with Form: A Workbook for Students of Architecture improves designers? understanding, dexterity and resilience in making form. It specifically focuses on the skills needed to succeed in the everyday context in which the vast... more...

  • Soils for Landscape Developmentby Elke Haege; Simon Leake

    CSIRO Publishing 2014; US$ 69.95

    Provides a clear, practical template for specifying landscape soils based on scientific criteria. more...

  • What an Architecture Student Should Knowby Jadwiga Krupinska

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    It's not just you. Every architecture student is initially confused by architecture school - an education so different that it doesn't compare to anything else. A student?s joy at being chosen in stiff competition with many other applicants can turn to doubt when he or she struggles to understand the logic of the specific teaching method. Testimony... more...

  • The Death of Drawingby David Ross Scheer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    The Death of Drawing explores the causes and effects of the epochal shift from drawing to computation as the chief design and communication medium in architecture. Drawing both framed the thinking of architects and organized the design and construction process to place architects at its center. Its displacement by building information modeling (BIM)... more...

  • Leisure Spaceby Judith O'Callaghan; Paul Hogben

    UNSW Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    Dinner at Australia Square’s revolving Summit Restaurant, sipping cocktails at the Kings Cross Chevron-Hilton, hanging out at a Skyline drive-in ... Mid-twentieth-century Sydneysiders embraced leisure like never before. Leisure Space details the architecture and design that transformed their city - through its new hotels, motels, restaurants,... more...

  • Basiswissen Transportation-Designby Hartmut Seeger

    Springer 2014; US$ 29.99

    Das Entwickeln von Fahrzeugen ist heute eine eigenstandige Wissensdisziplin. Basiswissen Transportation-Design konzentriert sich darauf, das Designthema in 15 Abschnitten inhaltlich umfassend darzustellen. Zugunsten dieser fachlichen Breite wurde auf organisatorische, methodische und auch darstellungstechnische Aspekte verzichtet. Die Gliederung folgt... more...

  • Drawingby Peter Cook

    Wiley 2014; US$ 45.00

    Focusing on the creative and inventive significance of drawing for architecture, this book by one of its greatest proponents, Peter Cook, is an established classic. It exudes Cook's delight and catholic appetite for the architectural. Readers are provided with perceptive insights at every turn. The book features some of the greatest and most intriguing... more...