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Design & Drafting

  • Spatial Design Educationby Ashraf M. Salama

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 134.95

    In this book, design education is dealt with as a paradigm whose evolutionary processes, underpinning theories, contents, methods, tools, are questioned and critically examined. Building on twenty-five years of research and explorations into design pedagogy in architecture and urban design, this book authoritatively offers a critical analysis of a... more...

  • Fifty Modern Buildings That Changed the Worldby The Design Museum; Deyan Sudjic

    Octopus 2015; US$ 14.31

    The history of modern architecture is as diverse as it is beautiful, varying wildly from region to region and era to era. Here Deyan Sudjic, Director of the Design Museum, explores 50 of the most significant and striking buildings in the world, from the modernist aesthetic of Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye to the eye-catching flair of Beijing's CCTV... more...

  • Fifty Modern Buildings That Changed the Worldby The Design Museum; Deyan Sudjic

    Octopus 2015; Not Available

    The history of modern architecture is as diverse as it is beautiful, varying wildly from region to region and era to era. Here Deyan Sudjic, Director of the Design Museum, explores 50 of the most significant and striking buildings in the world, from the modernist aesthetic of Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye to the eye-catching flair of Beijing's CCTV... more...

  • Designing Spaces for Natural Ventilationby Ulrike Passe; Francine Battaglia

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 85.00

    Buildings can breathe naturally, without the use of mechanical systems, if you design the spaces properly. This accessible and thorough guide shows you how in more than 260 color diagrams and photographs illustrating case studies and CFD simulations. You can achieve truly natural ventilation, by considering the building's structure, envelope, energy... more...

  • Architectural Temperanceby Victor Deupi

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    Architectural Temperance examines relations between Bourbon Spain and papal Rome (1700-1759) through the lens of cultural politics. With a focus on key Spanish architects sent to study in Rome by the Bourbon Kings, the book also discusses the establishment of a program of architectural education at the newly founded Real Academia de Bellas Artes... more...

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

    New Society Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95

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

  • Fundamentals of Integrated Design for Sustainable Buildingby Marian Keeler; Bill Burke

    Wiley 2015; US$ 90.00

    Marian Keeler , Associate AIA, LeEED AP, is a San Francisco-based green building consultant with Simon & Associates and a writer on sustainable buildings. She specialized in green building consulting at SMWM and as an independent consultant. Bill Burke , AIA, is the Architectural Program Coordinator at the Pacific Energy Center in San Francisco,... more...

  • British Domestic Synchronous Clocks 1930-1980by Leslie Philip Pook

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 109.00

    This book complements available one-make books on domestic synchronous clocks. It is also a history of science book that sets British domestic synchronous clocks, their manufacturers and technology in their social context. Part I covers the historical background, British domestic synchronous clock manufacturers and brands, how synchronous clocks... more...

  • Architectural Acoustics Illustratedby Michael Ermann

    Wiley 2015; US$ 85.00

    Unite the science of sound and the principles of design to enhance any space Architectural Acoustics Illustrated translates the quantitative and qualitative content of acoustics into the graphic language of architecture. This highly-visual guide includes over 350 illustrations that outline the physics of sound and the best design practices for... more...

  • Impossible Heightsby Adnan Morshed

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; US$ 112.50

    The advent of the airplane and skyscraper in 1920s and ?30s America offered the population an entirely new way to look at the world: from above. The captivating image of an airplane flying over the rising metropolis led many Americans to believe a new civilization had dawned. In Impossible Heights , Adnan Morshed examines the aesthetics that emerged... more...