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Design & Drafting

  • Transmaterial Nextby Blaine Brownell

    Princeton Architectural Press 2017; US$ 35.99

    Virtually every revolution in architecture has been preceded by a revolution in materials: think iron, glass, steel, concrete, plastics, or composites. What is the next revolutionary material that will reshape the very nature of architecture? A solid that's lighter than air, metal latticework so delicate it rests on a dandelion, building insulation... more...

  • Traditional Chinese Architectureby Xinian Fu; Nancy S. Steinhardt; Alexandra Harrer

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 49.95 US$ 45.45

    A groundbreaking book by one of the world's leading historians of Chinese architecture Translated by Alexandra Harrer Fu Xinian is considered by many to be the world's leading historian of Chinese architecture. He is an expert on every type of Chinese architecture from every period through the nineteenth century, and his work is at the cutting... more...

  • Basics Masonry Constructionby Nils Kummer

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 17.99

    Masonry construction is usually the first building exercise the student encounters in his or her training. This volume elaborates the fundamental principles of scale, construction, and assembly of building components using simple masonry structures as examples. Themes: Materials and measurements Building physics and load-bearing... more...

  • Basics Materialsby Manfred Hegger; Hans Drexler; Martin Zeumer

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 17.99

    The Materiality of buildings and constructions is an important aspect of architectural design. The approach to and use of materials is a fundamental building block of architectural training. Themes: Subjective effect of materials Haptic influences Use of materials Creative use of classical construction materials more...

  • Basics Roof Constructionby Tanja Brotrück

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 17.99

    Roof structures are often treated in connection with masonry construction in the student?s first designs. What are the different ways to create a protective canopy for a building, and what are the different forms such a structure may take? Themes: Types and function of roofs Frames Construction principles Coverings Building... more...

  • Basics Glass Constructionby Andreas Achilles; Diane Navratil

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 17.99

    Der Glasbau ist eines der innovativsten und abwechslungsreichsten Gebiete der Baukonstruktion. Glas verbindet Außen- und Innenräume ? gleichzeitig schützt es den Innenraum vor der Außenwelt. Die konstruktiven Möglichkeiten des Materials reichen weit über klassische Fensterkonstruktionen hinaus. So verfügen spezielle Gläser über erstaunliche... more...

  • Basics Mauerwerksbauby Nils Kummer

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 17.99

    Der Mauerwerksbau steht in aller Regel an erster Stelle der konstruktiven Übungen im Studium. Die Grundprinzipien der Maßlichkeit, der Konstruktion und des Bauteilfügens werden an einfachen Mauerwerksbauten entwickelt. Themen: Material und Maße Bauphysikalischen und tragkonstruktiven Eigenschaften Typischen Verbänden Bauteile... more...

  • Basics Dachkonstruktionby Tanja Brotrück

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 17.99

    Roof structures are often treated in connection with masonry construction in the student?s first designs. What are the different ways to create a protective canopy for a building, and what are the different forms such a structure may take? Themes: Types and function of roofs Frames Construction principles Coverings Building... more...

  • Basics Tragsystemeby Alfred Meistermann

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 17.99

    Tragsysteme sind Grundlage jedes Bauwerks. Um Architekturstudenten das Fachgebiet Tragkonstruktion verständlich zu vermitteln, werden zunächst die Grundlagen zu Lasten und Kräften erläutert, um darauf aufbauend Bauteile und im Weiteren verschiedene Tragsysteme vorzustellen und mit ihren typischen Eigenschaften zu verdeutlichen. Themen:... more...

  • Basics Timber Constructionby Ludwig Steiger

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 17.99

    Der Holzbau steht neben dem Mauerwerk in aller Regel an erster Stelle der konstruktiven Übungen im Studium. Zunächst wird der Baustoff Holz in seinen Facetten dargestellt und grundlegende Prinzipien im Holzbau erläutert. Zudem werden systematisch die wesentlichen Bauteile mit ihren Konstruktionsmöglichkeiten im Holzbau erarbeitet. Themen:... more...