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Design & Drafting

  • 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...

  • Contemporary Japanese Architectureby James Steele

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Contemporary Japanese Architecture presents a clear and comprehensive overview of the historical and cultural framework that informs the work of all Japanese architects, as an introduction to an in-depth investigation of the challenges now occupying the contemporary designers who will be the leaders of the next generation. It separates out the young... more...

  • Construction Managementby Chris March

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 67.95

    Construction Management: Theory and Practice  is a comprehensive textbook for budding construction managers. The range of coverage makes the book essential reading for students studying management courses in all construction related disciplines and ideal reading for those with non-cognate degrees studying construction management masters courses,... more...

  • Psychologie in der nutzerzentrierten Produktgestaltungby Sarah Diefenbach; Marc Hassenzahl

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 18.09

    Das informative und spannende Buch richtet sich an eine Leserschaft aus Praxis, Forschung und Lehre in der Psychologie, Gestaltung und Informatik. Anhand zahlreicher Beispiele zeigen die Autoren wie psychologisches Wissen gezielt für die erlebnis- und wohlbefindensorientierte Gestaltung interaktiver Produkte eingesetzt werden kann. Ob im Privaten... more...

  • Dachstühleby Anton Pech; Karlheinz Hollinsky; Anton Pech

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 32.25

    Das Dach ist die Urform menschlicher Behausungen, bei dem Holz als Baustoff für die Verwendung von Dachkonstruktionen - zumindest im Wohnhausbau - nach wie vor eine enorme Bedeutung zukommt. Aufgrund des geringen Gewichts, der schnellen Montage, der Elementierbarkeit und der modernen Verbindungstechnik werden auch in Zukunft Holzdachstühle in Verwendung... more...

  • [APPLIED] FOREIGN AFFAIRSby Baerbel Mueller

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 43.02

    [a]FA is a laboratory of the Institute of Architecture of the University for Applied Arts in Vienna, in which spatial, infrastructure, ecological and cultural phenomena of the Sub-Saharan region are investigated. The concept for each project is based on an interdisciplinary and trans-cultural approach. This publication documents three projects that... more...

  • Designbuild Educationby Chad Kraus

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    Designbuild Education adopts the intellectual framework of American Pragmatism, which is a theory of action, to investigate architects? compelling urge to build and how that manifests in collegiate designbuild programs. Organized into four themes?people, poetics, process, and practice?the book brings together new essays by some of today?s most well-known... more...

  • Narrative Architectureby Sylvain De Bleeckere; Sebastiaan Gerards

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    Narrative Architecture explores the postmodern concept of narrative architecture from four perspectives: thinking, imagining, educating, and designing, to give you an original view on our postmodern era and architectural culture. Authors Sylvain De Bleeckere and Sebastiaan Gerards outline the ideas of thinkers, such as Edmund Husserl, Paul Ricoeur,... more...

  • The Architect's Studio Companionby Edward Allen; Joseph Iano

    Wiley 2017; US$ 99.00 US$ 85.80

    The time-saving resource every architect needs The Architect’s Studio Companion is a robust, user-friendly resource that keeps important information at your fingertips throughout the design process. It includes guidelines for the design of structure, environmental systems, parking, accessibility, and more. This new sixth edition has been... more...

  • Disability, Space, Architecture: A Readerby Jos Boys

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Disability, Space, Architecture: A Reader takes a groundbreaking approach to exploring the interconnections between disability, architecture and cities. The contributions come from architecture, geography, anthropology, health studies, English language and literature, rhetoric and composition, art history, disability studies and disability arts... more...