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Design & Drafting

  • Building from Wasteby Dirk E. Hebel; Marta H. Wisniewska; Felix Heisel

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00

    Aconceptual and practical look into materials and products which use waste as a renewable resource for architectural, interior, and industrial design. The inventory ranges from marketed products to advanced research and development, organized along the manufacturing processes: densified, reconfigured, transformed, designed and cultivated materials.A... more...

  • Schwellenräumeby

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00

    Was ist ein Schwellenraum? Auftakt, Dazwischen, Schranke? Innen oder außen? Der Schwellenraum ist alles zusammen, meist sogar gleichzeitig. Till Boettger hat sich in Lehr- und Forschungsprojekten mit der Inszenierung des Ankommens und Empfangens befasst. Er hat räumliche Übergänge exemplarisch anhand von sechs Kulturbauten renommierter Architekten... more...

  • Threshold Spacesby Till Boettger

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00

    Till Boettger has dealt in teaching and research projects closely with the architectural staging of arrival and reception. His book is a collection of exemplary phenomenological analyzes of spatial transitions in historical and modern cultural buildings by renowned architects. It also develops a methodology to optimize threshold rooms in all construction... more...

  • Structures for Architectsby Bryan J. B. Gauld

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95

    Demand from building control officials for structural calculations - even for very simple projects - means that today's architects must have a thorough understanding of everyday structural concepts. Structures for Architects satisfies the need for a basic introduction to the structural problems encountered by the architect, surveyor and builder.... more...

  • Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Buildingsby Walter T. Grondzik; Alison G. Kwok

    Wiley 2014; US$ 160.00

    The definitive guide to environmental control systems, updated with emerging technology and trends The Interactive Resource Center is an online learning environment where instructors and students can access the tools they need to make efficient use of their time, while reinforcing and assessing their understanding of key concepts for successful... more...

  • Developing Your Design Processby Albert C. Smith; Kendra Schank Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    Developing Your Design Process is your primary source for acquiring knowledge of how and why you design. It will help you understand how architects think as well as learn why you should educate yourself about design culture. You'll explore the spark of imagination that leads to a strong concept, realize the importance of sketching and rough drafts,... more...

  • Materials for Architects and Buildersby Arthur Lyons

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    Materials for Architects and Builders provides a clear and concise introduction to the broad range of materials used within the construction industry and covers the essential details of their manufacture, key physical properties, specification and uses. Understanding the basics of materials is a crucial part of undergraduate and diploma construction... more...

  • Architectureby Francis D. K. Ching

    Wiley 2014; US$ 55.00

    The revered architectural reference, updated with contemporary examples and interactive 3D models An access card with redemption code for the online Interactive Resource Center is included with all new, print copies or can be purchased separately. The Interactive Resource Center includes an expanded library of images that provide ample visual... more...

  • Insulating Modernismby Kiel Moe

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00

    What is the best way to achieve sustainable energy savings in buildings? The mainstream construction industry has been saying for decades: it?s insulation. Today there is a growing movement among architects who claim that, by contrast, it isintelligent design thatprovides the best energetic results. This book describes the history, theory and facts... more...

  • Architectural Temperance Spain and Rome, 1700-1759by Victor Deupi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; 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...