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Design & Drafting

  • Architecture and Adaptationby Socrates Yiannoudes

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    Architecture and Adaptation discusses architectural projects that use computational technology to adapt to changing conditions and human needs. Topics include kinetic and transformable structures, digitally driven building parts, interactive installations, intelligent environments, early precedents and their historical context, socio-cultural aspects... more...

  • Simplified Engineering for Architects and Buildersby James Ambrose; Patrick Tripeny

    Wiley 2016; US$ 115.00

    The bestselling structural design reference, fully updated and revised Simplified Engineering for Architects and Builders is the go-to reference on structural design, giving architects and designers a concise introduction to the structures commonly used for typical buildings. The clear, accessible presentation is designed to give you the essential... more...

  • Worship Space Acousticsby David T. Bradley; Erica E. Ryherd; Lauren M Ronsse

    Springer New York 2016; US$ 49.99

    ? Worship Space Acoustics: 3 Decades of Design  is a beautiful collection of recent work. This is a comprehensive compendium that far surpasses previous publications in the field in its depth, design, and information. Worship spaces of all major U.S. religions are covered. This book should be an obligatory reference for any consultant involved in... more...

  • Biopolymers and Biotech Admixtures for Eco-Efficient Construction Materialsby Fernando Pacheco-Torgal; Volodymyr Ivanov; Niranjan Karak; Henk Jonkers

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 275.00

    Since 1930 more than 100,000 new chemical compounds have been developed and insufficient information exists on the health assessment of 95 percent of these chemicals in which a relevant percentage are used in construction products. For instance Portland cement concrete, the most used material on the Planet (10.000 million tons/year that in the next... more...

  • Logic and Architecture Synthesisby Gabriele Saucier; Anne Mignotte

    Springer US 2016; US$ 249.00

    This book describes several methods and systems solving one of the highlighted problems within computer aided design, namely architectural and logic synthesis. The book emphasises the most recent technologies in high level synthesis, concentrating on applicative studies and practical constraints or criteria during synthesis. Logic and Architecture... more...

  • Architectural Details 2003by Detail Magazine

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 125.95

    This is a compilation of the full year's information, including: the "Discussion" section, where well-known architects and critics as well as specialist authors and architectural historians articulate their views; the "Documentation" section containing an analysis of selected projects, in which buildings from around the world are covered in depth;... more...

  • Dense + Greenby Thomas Schröpfer

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 84.95

    The integration of nature in architecture is a key concern of sustainability. Dense + Green explores new architectural typologies that emerge from the integration of green components such as sky terraces, vertical parks and green facades, in high-density buildings. In-depth case studies on the most relevant building types are complemented... more...

  • Neues Bauen mit Holzby Marc Wilhelm Lennartz; Susanne Jacob-Freitag

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 84.00

    Timber: the old raw material and building material returns. Based on 24 international projects, the book provides an overview of the range of possibilities in wood construction today. Texts, images, and plans document the architectural and constructive qualities of contemporary timber structures from the conceptual design to the structure... more...

  • New Architecture in Woodby Marc Wilhelm Lennartz; Susanne Jacob-Freitag

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 84.00

    Timber: the old raw material and building material returns. Based on 24 international projects, the book provides an overview of the range of possibilities in wood construction today. Texts, images, and plans document the architectural and constructive qualities of contemporary timber structures from the conceptual design to the structure... more...

  • The BIM Manager's Handbook, Part 5by Dominik Holzer

    Wiley 2015; US$ 15.00

    The BIM Manager's Handbook: Guidance for Professionals in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a design and construction software that manages not just graphics, but also information?information that enables the automatic generation of drawings and reports, design analysis, schedule simulation,... more...