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Design & Drafting

  • Care and Designby

    Wiley 2016; US$ 131.95 US$ 114.36

    Care and Design: Bodies, Buildings, Cities  connects the study of design with care, and explores how concepts of care may have relevance for the ways in which urban environments are designed. It explores how practices and spaces of care are sustained specifically in urban settings, thereby throwing light on an important arena of care that current... more...

  • The Logic of Machines and Structuresby Paul Sandori

    Dover Publications 2016; US$ 19.95

    Based on common, everyday phenomena, the principles governing the balance of forces on machines and structures are extremely straightforward. Their expression in mathematical form, however, obscures their clarity. This volume exposes the principles of statics in their original simplicity, presenting them as an exercise in logic. The modern analytical... more...

  • Flexible Housingby Jeremy Till; Tatjana Schneider

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 74.95

    Flexible housing is housing that can adjust to the changing needs of the user and accommodate new technologies as they emerge. Flexible Housing by Jeremy Till and Tatjana Schneider examines the past, present and future of this important subject through over 160 international examples. Specially commissioned plans, printed to scale, together with... more...

  • Construction Economicsby Danny Myers

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 57.95

    Construction Economics provides students with the principles and concepts underlying the relationship between economic theory and the construction industry. This new edition has been fully revised with a new introduction which provides an overview if economic developments since the Global Financial Crisis, and introduces new economic thinking. With... more...

  • Small Interventionsby Walter Nägeli; Niloufar Kirn Tajeri

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 56.10

    The publication investigates the opportunities for upgrading the spatial structure of apartments created during the post-war building boom between 1960 and 1970. The authors analyze typical existing layouts in the context of social developments which, in recent decades, have led to significant changes in the form of living and in the structure of... more...

  • Kleine Eingriffeby Walter Nägeli; Niloufar Kirn Tajeri

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 56.10

    Das Buch zeigt wie Grundrisse aus den 1960er- und 1970er-Jahren durch kleine, intelligente Eingriffe an die heutigen Anforderungen der Bewohner angepasst werden können. Im Forschungsprojekt ?PixelPlan' des KIT wurde hierzu der Wohnungsbestand analysiert, um konstruktive, typologische und energetische Potenziale aufzuzeigen. Die Minimaleingriffe... more...

  • Constructing the Persuasive Portfolioby Margaret Fletcher

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Constructing the Persuasive Portfolio helps you learn the art of designing a compelling and effective architectural portfolio. Margaret Fletcher categorizes the architectural portfolio design process into a step-by-step method that you can manage and understand. The full-color book includes 400 portfolio examples from 55 designers, along with more... more...

  • COOP 2016: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on the Design of Cooperative Systems, 23-27 May 2016, Trento, Italyby Antonella De Angeli; Liam Bannon; Patrizia Marti; Silvia Bordin

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 146.01

    This volume presents the proceedings of the 12th International Conference on the Design of Cooperative Systems (COOP 2016). The conference is a venue for multidisciplinary research contributing to the design, assessment and analysis of cooperative systems and their integration in organizations, public venues, and everyday life. COOP emerged from the... more...

  • Biedermeier, de l'artisanat au design (Paris - 2007)by Encyclopædia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Historiens de l'art et conservateurs de collections qui ont collaboré au catalogue de l'exposition Biedermeier, de l'artisanat au design. Vienne et Prague 1815-1830 au Musée du Louvre (18 oct. 2007-14 janv. 2008), préalablement présentée à Milwaukee, Berlin et Vienne sous le titre L'... À PROPOS DE L?ENCYCLOPAEDIA UNIVERSALIS Reconnue mondialement... more...

  • Networks of New Yorkby Ingrid Burrington

    Melville House 2016; US$ 19.95

    A guided tour of the physical Internet, as seen on, above, and below the city?s streets   What does the Internet look like?   It?s the single most essentail aspect of modern life, and yet, for many of us, the Internet looks like an open browser, or the black mirrors of our phones and computers. But in Networks of New York , Ingrid Burrington... more...