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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Projecting forward in time from the processes of design and construction that are so often the focus of architectural discourse, Consuming Architecture examines the variety of ways in which buildings are consumed after they have been produced, focusing in particular on processes of occupation, appropriation and interpretation. Drawing on contributions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 133.95
Great Britain not only invented the main-line railway but has also led the way in it's preservation - not just locomotves and carriages but also the buildings and structures that bear witness to the confidence of railway developers, architects and engineers. This book defines the nature of the railway heritage - from signalboxes, viaducts, tunnels... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
By including ecological concerns in the design process from the outset, architecture can enhance life. Author Brook Muller understands how a designer?s predispositions and poetic judgement in dealing with complex and dynamic ecological systems impact the "greenness" of built outcomes. Ecology and the Architectural Imagination offers a series of... more...
- PM Press 2014; US$ 9.99
Continuing in the style of the first two volumes, this new installment in the Signal series features standout artwork and stories that includes the topics of Paredon Records, Quebec Spring, and partisan memorials in former Yugoslavia, among others. The series is dedicated to documenting the compelling graphics, art projects, and cultural movements... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 98.00
The integration of functions, technology and aesthetic quality is the architect?s core qualification. In this book, the partners of Richter & Dahl Rocha provide a detailed and comprehensive account of today?s state of the art of architectural design. Offering the knowledge of 20 years of high-class practice to the architectural community, the professional... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 119.95
Acoustical engineering applies sound and vibration theory in practical terms, addressing the manipulation and control of sound to ensure the comfort, safety and productivity of those inhabiting a particular environment. Engineers in this area need to learn and reference the concepts and principles on which fundamental acoustic design practices are... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95
The Elements of Architecture is a clear and well structured introduction to sustainable architecture, which concentrates on general principles to make an accessible and comprehensive primer for undergraduate students. The author takes a fresh and logical approach, focusing on the way aspects of the built environment are experienced by the occupants... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
This book examines the interrelationship of representational methods and material systems as fundamental drivers of the design process. Identifying four primary categories of representational logics - point, line, surface, mass - each category is illustrated through four precedent projects that deploy iterative material sensibilities. As a collection,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00
Architecture and the Paradox of Dissidence maps out and expands upon the methodologies of architectural action and reinvigorates the concept of dissent within the architectural field. It expands the notion of dissidence to other similar practices and strategies of resistance, in a variety of historical and geographical contexts.The book also discusses... more...