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  • Up and Running with AutoCAD 2014by Elliot Gindis

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 89.95

    Get "Up and Running" with AutoCAD using Gindis?s combination of step-by-step instruction, examples, and insightful explanations. The emphasis from the beginning is on core concepts and practical application of AutoCAD in architecture, engineering and design. Equally useful in instructor-led classroom training, self-study, or as a professional reference,... more...

  • Architectureby Andrew Ballantyne

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 9.99

    This original and sophisticated look at architecture helps to understand the cultural significance of buildings. It avoids the traditional style-spotting approach in favour of giving an idea of what it is about buildings that moves us, and what it is that makes them important artistically and culturally. more...

  • Building Dynamicsby Branko Kolarevic; Vera Parlac

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 69.95

    Buildings are increasingly ?dynamic?: equipped with sensors, actuators and controllers, they ?self-adjust? in response to changes in the external and internal environments and patterns of use. Building Dynamics asks how this change manifests itself and what it means for architecture as buildings weather, programs change, envelopes adapt, interiors... more...

  • Drawing the Unbuildableby Nerma Cridge

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    Architecture is conventionally seen as being synonymous with building. In contrast, this book introduces and defines a new category - the unbuildable. The unbuildable involves projects that are not just unbuilt, but cannot be built. This distinct form of architectural project has an important and often surprising role in architectural discourse, working... 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...

  • Color Drawingby Michael E. Doyle

    Wiley 2011; US$ 99.00

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

  • 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...

  • Living for the Elderlyby Eckhard Feddersen; Insa Lüdtke

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 140.00

    Quality living in old age is one of the important topics of our time. Intelligent design solutions can push back the limits on housing and care, in favor of a comprehensive trend toward integrated forms of living. A third of the volume provides detailed expert information, a section of examples provides building and living typologies.... more...