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  • Art Decoby Victoria Charles; Klaus Carl

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 8.95

    Art Deco style was established on the ashes of a disappeared world, the one from before the First World War, and on the foundation stone of a world yet to become, opened to the most undisclosed promises. Forgetting herself in the whirl of Jazz Age and the euphoria of the ?Années Folles?, the Garçonne with her linear shape reflects the architectural... more...

  • Material Revolutionby Sascha Peters

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 84.00

    Since it is now clear that in the future many raw materials will only be available to us in limited quantities, scientists have for some time been conducting intensive research into possible alternatives. Sustainability is the order of the day and the magic word for a better future in politics and industry. Moreover, environmental consciousness... more...

  • Managing the Brief for Better Designby Alastair Blyth; John Worthington

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 65.95

    Briefing is not just presenting a set of documents to the design team; it is a process of developing a deep understanding about client needs. This book provides both inspiration to clients and a framework for practitioners. The coverage extends beyond new build, covering briefing for services and fit-outs. Written by an experienced and well-known... more...

  • Programming.Architectureby Paul Coates

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 66.95

    Programming.Architecture is a simple and concise introduction to the history of computing and computational design, explaining the basics of algorithmic thinking and the use of the computer as a tool for design and architecture. Paul Coates, a pioneer of CAAD, demonstrates algorithmic thinking through projects and student work collated through... more...

  • Architectural Graphic Standardsby Charles George Ramsey; Harold Reeve Sleeper; Bruce Bassler

    Wiley 2011; US$ 120.00

    The new student edition of the definitive architectural reference For seventy-five years, Architectural Graphic Standards has been the go-to reference for architects, builders, and engineers. Revised for the first time since 2000, Architectural Graphic Standards, Student Edition gives students their own handy resource. Carefully abridged from... more...

  • Color Drawingby Michael E. Doyle

    Wiley 2011; US$ 99.00

    The Third Edition of Michael Doyle's classic Color Drawing remains the ultimate up-to-date resource for professionals and students who need to develop and communicate design ideas with clear, attractive, impressive color drawings. Update with over 100 pages, this Third Edition contains an entirely new section focused on state-of-the-art digital... more...

  • Design Drawingby Francis D. K. Ching; Steven P. Juroszek

    Wiley 2013; US$ 60.00

    Get the completely revised edition to mastering the visual language of architecture. In his distinctive graphic style, world-renowned author and architecture educator Francis D.K. Ching takes us on another exciting journey through the process of creation. In Design Drawing, Second Edition , he unmasks the basic cognitive processes that drive visual... more...

  • Material Designby Thomas Schröpfer; James Carpenter; Sheila Kennedy; Liat Margolis; Toshiko Mori; Nader Tehrani; Peter Yeadon

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 42.00

    The approach of Material Design opens the way to an innovative use of materials in the design professions. Taking material qualities and properties such as texture, elasticity and transparency as a point of departure, the book describes a multitude of material operations, like folding and bending, carving and cutting, weaving and knitting, mirroring... more...

  • Innovative Design and Constructionby Stefan Behling; Christian Brensing; Andreas Fuchs; Christoph Ingenhoven

    DETAIL 2010; US$ 53.00

    How is innovative architecture created? How can efficient synergies between planners and manufacturers be achieved? And how does an enterprise such as seele, with its proven high-level qualifications in the area of steel and glass, respond to planners' design ideas? These are just some of the questions answered in "Innovative Design + Construction",... more...

  • Performance-Oriented Architectureby Michael Hensel

    Wiley 2013; US$ 40.00

    Architecture is on the brink. It is a discipline in crisis. Over the last two decades, architectural debate has diversified to the point of fragmentation and exhaustion.  What is called for is an overarching argument or set of criteria on which to approach the design and construction of the built environment. Here, the internationally renowned architect... more...