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  • Fundamentals of Building Constructionby Edward Allen; Joseph Iano

    Wiley 2013; US$ 135.00

    Note from the publisher: 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 understanding of the course. An access card with redemption code is included... more...

  • Site Analysisby James A. LaGro

    Wiley 2013; US$ 85.00

    The process-oriented guide to context-sensitive site selection, planning, and design Sustainable design is responsive to context. And each site has a unique set of physical, biological, cultural, and legal attributes that presents different opportunities and constraints for alternative uses of the site. Site analysis systematically evaluates these... more...

  • Soils for Landscape Developmentby Elke Haege; Simon Leake

    CSIRO Publishing 2014; US$ 69.95

    Provides a clear, practical template for specifying landscape soils based on scientific criteria. more...

  • Housing for People of All Agesby Peter Ebner; Joachim Giessler; Lothar Marx; Eckhard Feddersen; Insa Lüdtke; Christian Schittich

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 105.00

    Organized thematically, this book highlights a variety of well-defined topics, such as handicap-accessibility and flexibility of use, and presents them together with explanatory technical articles and examples of realized projects. In closing, it provides addresses of information centers as well as sources of additional information. more...

  • Material Synthesisby Achim Menges

    Wiley 2015; US$ 41.50

    Material Synthesis: Fusing the Physical and the Computational Guest-edited by Achim Menges A new understanding of the material in architecture is fast emerging. Designers are no longer conceiving of the digital realm as separate from the physical world. Instead computation is being regarded as the key interface for material exploration and vice... more...

  • Place Advantageby Sally Augustin; Neil Frankel; Cindy Coleman

    Wiley 2015; US$ 85.00

    Using psychology to develop spaces that enrich human experience Place design matters. Everyone perceives the world around them in a slightly different way, but there are fundamental laws that describe how people experience their physical environments. Place science principles can be applied in homes, schools, stores, restaurants, workplaces, healthcare... more...

  • The Tectonics of Structural Systemsby Yonca Hurol

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    The Tectonics of Structural Systems provides an architectural approach to the theory of structural systems. The book combines: structural recommendations to follow during the architectural design of various structural systems and the tectonic treatment of structural recommendations in architecture. Written expressly for students, the... more...

  • Creative Design in Industry and Architectureby G. Berkin; O. Kucukerman

    WIT Press 2015; US$ 198.00

    Covering the topics of architecture and industrial design Creative Design in Industry and Architecture argues that the discourse on design criteria for both professions share many similarities. The book seeks to present a critical assessment of design processes which achieve innovation in the fields of both architectural and industrial disciplines. 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...