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

    Wiley 2011; US$ 110.00

    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 the... more...

  • Human Dimension and Interior Spaceby Julius Panero; Martin Zelnik

    Clarkson Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony 2014; US$ 18.99

    The study of human body measurements on a comparative basis is known as anthropometrics. Its applicability to the design process is seen in the physical fit, or interface, between the human body and the various components of interior space. Human Dimension and Interior Space is the first major anthropometrically based reference book of design standards... more...

  • Goodman for Architectsby Remei Capdevila-Werning

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 28.95

    American philosopher Nelson Goodman (1906-1998) was one of the foremost analytical thinkers of the twentieth century, with groundbreaking contributions in the fields of logic, philosophy of science, epistemology, and aesthetics. This book is an introduction to the aspects of Goodman?s philosophy which have been the most influential among architects... more...

  • Decoding Theoryspeakby Enn Ots

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 36.95

    The unique language used in architectural theory, in either speech or writing, can appear daunting and confusing, particularly to new architectural students. Decoding Theoryspeak provides an accessible guide to the specialized language of contemporary design for the next generation of thinkers, architects and design leaders. An essential pocket... more...

  • The Selective Environmentby Dean Hawkes; with Jane McDonald; Koen Steemers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.95

    The complex art of architecture embraces all of the concerns of the world's cultures. It meets the fundamental needs for shelter from the elements, but, almost from its origins, has acquired other purposes and meanings. The Selective Environment is an approach to environmentally responsive architectural design that seeks to make connections between... more...

  • Derrida for Architectsby Richard Coyne

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 29.95

    Jacques Derrida?s thinking is radical, provocative, controversial, and even difficult. This book looks afresh at Derrida?s thinking in relation to architecture. It simplifies his ideas in a clear, concise way. As well as a review of Derrida?s interaction with architecture, it is also a careful consideration of the implications of his thinking, particularly... more...

  • 2012 Uniform Plumbing Codeby IAPMO

    IAPMO 2012; US$ 68.00

    The 2012 edition of the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC©) represents the most current approaches in the plumbing field. more...

  • Foucault for Architectsby Gordana Fontana-Giusti

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 28.95

    From the mid-1960s onwards Michel Foucault has had a significant impact on diverse aspects of culture, knowledge and arts including architecture and its critical discourse.?The implications for architecture have been wide-ranging.?His archaeological and genealogical approaches to knowledge have transformed architectural history and theory, while his... more...

  • The CSI Sustainable Design and Construction Practice Guideby Construction Specifications Institute

    Wiley 2013; US$ 80.00

    The CSI Sustainable Design and Construction Practice Guide is a compilation of information and recommended best practices for those who participate in the design and construction of commercial-level sustainable facilities. It offers guidelines and standards for applying sustainable design and construction principles in practical terms. This Practice... more...

  • Ethics for Architectsby Thomas Fisher

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    In this new Architecture Brief,  Ethics for Architects , Thomas Fisher presents fifty case studies representing a broad range of ethical dilemmas facing today's architects, from questions regarding which clients to work for, to the moral imperatives of reclaiming building materials for construction instead of sending them to landfills. This timely... more...