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Design & Drafting

  • Special Structural Topicsby Paul W. McMullin; Jonathan S. Price; Sarah Simchuk

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 34.95

    Special Structural Topics covers specialty structural situations for students and professional architects and engineers, such as soil mechanics, structural retrofit, structural integrity, cladding design, blast considerations, vibration, and structural sustainability. As part of the Architect’s Guidebooks to Structures series, it provides a comprehensive... more...

  • New Financial Strategies for Sustainable Buildingsby Stephen Finnegan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Built environment professionals considering whether to embark on the design and construction or retrofit of a fully ‘sustainable’ or ‘green’ build need to know the financial implications of their decisions. What are their financial options? What are the risks? This book offers practical guidance on how sustainable building projects are financed, designed... more...

  • Integrating Information in Built Environmentsby Adriana X Sanchez; Keith Hampson; Geoffrey London

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    In an increasingly globalised built environment industry, achieving higher levels of integration across organisational and software boundaries can lead to improved economic, social and environmental outcomes. This book is the direct result of a collaborative global network of industry and academic researchers spread across nine countries as part of... more...

  • Informed Architectureby Marco Hemmerling; Luigi Cocchiarella

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 116.65

    This book connects the different topics and professions involved in information technology approaches to architectural design, ranging from computer-aided design, building information modeling and programming to simulation, digital representation, augmented and virtual reality, digital fabrication and physical computation. The contributions include... more...

  • The Active Imageby Sabine Ammon; Remei Capdevila-Werning

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 101.48

    The “active image” refers to the operative nature of images, thus capturing the vast array of “actions” that images perform. This volume features essays that present a new approach to image theory. It explores the many ways images become active in architecture and engineering design processes and how, in the age of computer-based modeling, images... more...

  • Performance of Bio-based Building Materialsby Dennis Jones; Christian Brischke

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 235.00

    Performance of Bio-based Building Materials provides guidance on the use of bio-based building materials (BBBM) with respect to their performance. The book focuses on BBBM currently present on the European market. The state-of-the-art is presented regarding material properties, recommended uses, performance expectancies, testing methodology, and... more...

  • Energy Modeling in Architectural Designby Timothy L. Hemsath; Kaveh Alagheh Bandhosseini

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    Energy Modeling in Architectural Design demonstrates how design elements can lead to energy savings, to help you reduce the energy footprint of your buildings. In addition to identifying climate opportunities, you’ll also learn fundamental passive design elements for software-agnostic energy modeling of your projects from conception. Using parametric... more...

  • Modern Residential Construction Practicesby David A. Madsen; David P. Madsen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    Modern Residential Construction Practices provides easy-to-read, comprehensive and highly illustrated coverage of residential building construction practices that conform to industry standards in the United States and Canada. Each chapter provides complete descriptions, real-world practices, realistic examples, three-dimensional (3D) illustrations,... more...

  • Routledge Revivals: School Design (1994)by Henry Sanoff

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 40.00

    Educators often overlook the positive impact of changing the environment of the school itself when considering how to improve the quality of education. First published in 1994, School Design shows how to create more effective schools through a design process that involves teachers, students, parents, administrators, and architects. It reveals... more...

  • The Signature of Powerby Harold D. Lasswell

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Advanced industrial societies are becoming aware of the impact of what they do to the physical and biological environment, and also what that environment does to individuals. In The Signature of Power, Harold D. Lasswell examines the symbolic use people make of their surroundings and the complexity of the way they interpret an altered environment.... more...