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Design & Drafting

  • Sustainable Construction Materialsby Ravindra K. Dhir OBE; Gurmel S. Ghataora; Ciaran J. Lynn

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 185.00

    Sustainable Construction Materials: Sewage Sludge Ash , part of a series of five, aims to promote the use of sustainable construction materials. It is different from the norm, with its uniqueness lying in the development of a data matrix sourced from 525 publications and contributed by 1107 authors from 442 institutions in 48 countries from 1970... more...

  • Thinking the Contemporary Landscapeby Christophe Girot; Dora Imhof

    Princeton Architectural Press 2016; US$ 40.99

    On the heels of our groundbreaking books in landscape architecture, James Corner's Recovering Landscape and Charles Waldheim's Landscape Urbanism Reader, comes another essential reader, . Examining our shifting perceptions of nature and place in the context of environmental challenges and how these affect urbanism and architecture, the seventeen essayists... more...

  • Design and Development of Metal-Forming Processes and Products Aided by Finite Element Simulationby Ming Wang Fu

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 108.86

    This book presents state-of-the-art research on forming processes and formed metal product development aided by the Finite Element Method (FEM). Using extensive and informative illustrations, tables and photographs, it systematically presents real-life case studies and established findings regarding various forming processes and methods aided by FEM... more...

  • Städtebauliches Entwerfenby Christa Reicher

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 27.44

    In diesem Lehr- und Grundlagenbuch erhalten angehende Architekten, Stadt- und Landschaftsplaner Hilfestellung bei der Bearbeitung von städtebaulichen Projekten und Entwürfen. Die dargestellten Inhalte und deren Aufbereitung orientieren sich an dem Entwurfsprozess in der Praxis und betten diesen in ein theoretisches Gerüst aus notwendigem Hintergrundwissen... more...

  • Sustainable Construction Materialsby Ravindra K. Dhir OBE; Jorge de Brito; Raman Mangabhai; Chao Qun Lye

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 200.00

    Sustainable Construction Materials: Copper Slag , as part of a series of five, the book aims to promote the use of sustainable construction materials. It is different to the norm and its uniqueness lies in developing a data matrix sourced from 400 publications, contributed by 712 authors from 337 institutions in 40 countries from 1964 to 2015, on... more...

  • Hybrid Practices in Moving Image Designby Iain Macdonald

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 48.94

    This book, written from the perspective of a designer and educator, brings to the attention of media historians, fellow practitioners and students the innovative practices of leading moving image designers. Moving image design, whether viewed as television and movie title sequences, movie visual effects, animating infographics, branding and advertising,... more...

  • Introducing Architectural Tectonicsby Chad Schwartz

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 74.95

    Introducing Architectural Tectonics is an exploration of the poetics of construction. Tectonic theory is an integrative philosophy examining the relationships formed between design, construction, and space while creating or experiencing a work of architecture. In this text, author Chad Schwartz presents an introductory investigation into tectonic... more...

  • Care and Designby Charlotte Bates; Rob Imrie; Kim Kullman

    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...