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Design & Drafting

  • The First Frameby Pannill Camp

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    A unique account of the way architects, dramatists, and philosophers transformed theatre space in the eighteenth century. more...

  • Redisplaying Museum Collectionsby Hannah Paddon

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    This is the first book to examine, in depth, the multi-million pound redisplay and reinterpretation process in British museums in the early twenty-first century. Acknowledging the importance of the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) as project catalyst, Hannah Paddon explains and explores the complex process, from the initial stages of project conceptualisation... more...

  • Energy Efficiency Solutions for Historic Buildingsby Alexandra (EURAC research) Troi; Zeno (Passive House Institute) Bastian

    Birkhäuser 2014;

    The book holistically summarizes the principles of corrective maintenance and energy retrofitting of historic and listed buildings, from diagnosis to intervention: asset preservation, user comfort, and energy efficiency. Constructions, calculations, and test series created by an interdisciplinary team of researchers in eight case studies, make the... more...

  • Sustainability in Architecture and Urban Designby Carl Bovill

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Sustainability in Architecture and Urban Design will help you understand the nature of the sustainability problem and show you how to implement your design for a sustainable future. Organized in six parts, the problem, the environment, the residential scale, the commercial scale, the urban scale, and energy sources, the book presents essential information... more...

  • Materials Science In Construction: An Introductionby Arshad Ahmed; John Sturges

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    Materials Science in Construction explains the science behind the properties and behaviour of construction's most fundamental materials (metals, cement and concrete, polymers, timber, bricks and blocks, glass and plaster). In particular, the critical factors affecting in situ materials are examined, such as deterioration and the behaviour and durability... more...

  • Mellon Squareby Susan Rademacher; Charles Birnbaum

    Princeton Architectural Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    The second volume in our Modern Landscapes series examines the evolution of Pittsburgh's first modern garden plaza. Completed in 1955 from a design by the acclaimed landscape design firm Simonds & Simonds and architects Mitchell & Ritchey, Mellon Square functioned as an urban oasis that provided downtown office workers a much-needed respite from the... more...

  • Twenty-Five Buildings Every Architect Should Understandby Simon Unwin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Twenty-Five Buildings Every Architect Should Understand is an essential companion to Simon Unwin?s Analysing Architecture , and part of the trilogy which also includes his Exercises in Architecture: Learning to Think as an Architect . Together the three books offer an introduction to the workings of architecture providing for the three aspects... more...

  • Architecture's Pretextsby Aarati Kanekar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    The aim of this book is to expose readers to architecture?s pretexts that include literary narratives, film, theatre, painting, music, and ritual, as a bridge between diverse intellectual territories and architecture. It introduces a selection of seminal modern and contemporary architectural projects, their situation within the built environment,... more...

  • 70/80/90 Iconic Australian Housesby Karen McCartney

    Allen & Unwin 2014; US$ 31.81

    A stunning collection of ground-breaking Australian homes from the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s more...

  • BIM Designby Richard Garber

    Wiley 2014; US$ 50.00

    Throughout the projects are used to effectively illustrate the creative application of BIM at a variety of scales. These buildings showcase work by firms executing projects all over the world including: SHoP Architects and Construction (New York), Morphosis (Los Angeles), Populous (London), GRO Architects (New York), Resier + Umemoto (New York), Gensler... more...