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Design & Drafting

  • Energy Efficiency Solutions for Historic Buildingsby EURAC research

    Birkhäuser 2014;

    The book holistically summarizes the principles of corrective maintenance and energy retrofitting of historic and listed buildings, from diagnosis to intervention: asset preservation, user comfort, and energy efficiency. Constructions, calculations, and test series created by an interdisciplinary team of researchers in eight case studies, make the... more...

  • The Art of Natural Buildingby Catherine Wanek; Michael Smith; Joseph F. Kennedy

    New Society Publishers 2014;

    The original, complete, user-friendly introduction to natural building, now fully revised and updated more...

  • BIM Designby Richard Garber

    Wiley 2014; US$ 50.00

    Throughout the projects are used to effectively illustrate the creative application of BIM at a variety of scales. These buildings showcase work by firms executing projects all over the world including: SHoP Architects and Construction (New York), Morphosis (Los Angeles), Populous (London), GRO Architects (New York), Resier + Umemoto (New York), Gensler... more...

  • Architectural Acousticsby Ana M Jaramillo; Chris Steel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    The application of good acoustic design can seem daunting to designers when trying to understand the often-complex physics of sound control. The ever-increasing number of standards and performance criteria that can be requested on new developments further complicates acoustics for architects. Architectural Acoustics, part of the PocketArchitecture... more...

  • The Making of MONAby Adrian Franklin

    Penguin Group Australia 2014; Not Available

    In January 2011, MONA was officially opened to the public. It was lauded as the most extraordinary cultural event for Australia since the opening of the Sydney Opera House. David Walsh was a largely mysterious art collector who had made a fortune gambling. He had collected ancient coins and antiquities and established a small museum of antiquities... more...

  • The Making of MONAby Adrian Franklin

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available

    In January 2011, MONA was officially opened to the public. It was lauded as the most extraordinary cultural event for Australia since the opening of the Sydney Opera House. David Walsh was a largely mysterious art collector who had made a fortune gambling. He had collected ancient coins and antiquities and established a small museum of antiquities... more...

  • Daylighting and Integrated Lighting Designby Christopher Meek; Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    Daylighting and Integrated Lighting Design provides architects, building designers, and students clear direction for the successful inclusion of daylight and integrated electric light in buildings. It presents design teams with the performance analysis resources, energy saving estimates and user satisfaction results they need in order to make informed... more...

  • Architectureby Francis D. K. Ching

    Wiley 2014; US$ 55.00

    The revered architectural reference, updated with contemporary examples and interactive 3D models An access card with redemption code for the online Interactive Resource Center is included with all new, print copies or can be purchased separately. The Interactive Resource Center includes an expanded library of images that provide ample visual... more...

  • Guide to the LEED Green Associate V4 Examby Michelle Cottrell

    Wiley 2014; US$ 65.00

    Prepare for the LEED Green Associate v4 exam with an expert who has been there – and passed! Guide to the LEED Green Associate V4 Exam is a comprehensive study guide for the LEED Green Associate v4 exam. Written by a LEED expert and consultant who actually passed the exam, this guide provides a first-hand account of preparation strategies... more...

  • Cognitive Architectureby Ann Sussman; Justin B Hollander

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    In Cognitive Architecture , the authors review new findings in psychology and neuroscience to help architects and planners better understand their clients as the sophisticated mammals they are, arriving in the world with built-in responses to the environment that have evolved over millennia. The book outlines four main principles---Edges Matter,... more...