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Design & Drafting

  • Welcome to Your Worldby Sarah Williams Goldhagen

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 14.99

    One of the nation?s chief architecture critics reveals how the environments we build profoundly shape our feelings, memories, and well-being, and argues that we must harness this knowledge to construct a world better suited to human experience. Taking us on a fascinating journey through some of the world?s best and worst landscapes, buildings, and... more...

  • [APPLIED] FOREIGN AFFAIRSby Baerbel Mueller

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 49.95

    [a]FA ist ein Lab des Instituts für Architektur an der Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien, in dem räumliche, infrastrukturelle, ökologische und kulturelle Phänomene der Sub-Sahara untersucht werden. Jedes Projekt ist transdisziplinär und transkulturell konzipiert. Das Buch dokumentiert drei Projekte, die in den Jahren 2011-2015 durchgeführt... more...

  • ADA in Detailsby Janis Kent

    Wiley 2017; US$ 75.00 US$ 65.00

    Integrate your designs with compliant access interpretations ADA in Details  provides a visual interpretation of the 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Standards for a convenient, go-to reference of pertinent scoping, technical requirements, and sourcing information. Architects, designers, and everyone else involved... more...

  • Timber Designby Paul W. McMullin; Jonathan S. Price

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 34.95

    Timber Design covers timber fundamentals for students and professional architects and engineers, such as tension elements, flexural elements, shear and torsion, compression elements, connections, and lateral design. As part of the Architect?s Guidebooks to Structures series, it provides a comprehensive overview using both imperial and metric units... more...

  • The Tao of Architectureby Amos Ih Tiao Chang; David Wang

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 12.95 US$ 11.78

    Frank Lloyd Wright first noted the affinity between modern Western architecture and the philosophy of the ancient Chinese writer Laotzu. In this classic work, Amos Ih Tiao Chang expands on that idea, developing the parallel with the aid of architectural drawings and Chinese paintings. Now with a new foreword by David Wang, this book reveals the vitality... more...

  • Workflowsby Richard Garber

    Wiley 2017; US$ 41.50 US$ 35.97

    Workflows are being rethought and remodelled across the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) spectrum. The synthesis of building information modelling (BIM) platforms with digital simulation techniques and increasing access to data, charting building performance, is allowing architects to engage in the generation of new workflows across... more...

  • Management of Construction Projectsby John E. Schaufelberger; Len Holm

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 79.95

    Unlike the majority of construction project management textbooks out there, Management of Construction Projects takes a distinctive approach by setting itself in the context of a single and real-world construction project throughout and also by looking at construction project management from the constructor?s perspective. This project-based learning... more...

  • Evoking through Designby Matias del Campo

    Wiley 2017; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62

    Evoking Through Design: Contemporary Moods in Architecture is visually stunning, featuring built work and speculative projects, which highlight how contemporary practices are using devices such as spatial compositing, surface articulation and novel manipulations of materials in order to constitute spatial conditions radiating in delicate and sophisticated... more...

  • Materials for a Healthy, Ecological and Sustainable Built Environmentby Emina K. Petrovic; Brenda Vale; Maibritt Pedersen Zari

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 215.00

    Principles for Evaluating Building Materials in Sustainable Construction: Healthy and Sustainable Materials for the Built Environment provides a comprehensive overview of the issues associated with the selection of materials for sustainable construction, proposing a holistic and integrated approach. The book evaluates the issues involved in choosing... more...

  • Offsite Architectureby Ryan E. Smith; John D. Quale

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Architects have been intrigued by prefabricated construction since the early twentieth century. Recent advances in design, engineering and manufacturing processes have led to a significant expansion in the use of pre-assembled components, which are fitted to finished structures on site. Collectively, such processes are becoming known as "offsite construction."... more...