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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 104.95
This excellent contribution to current architectural theory/history debates provides a critical analysis of three contemporary architects, which combines with a vigorously held theoretical position to question the state of contemporary architecture. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 38.95
Cate Bramble has devoted her career to highlighting the differences between 'feng shui-lite' as a fashionable pursuit in contrast to the original intentions of the Chinese masters. Here she presents the authentic principles in a technical, no-nonsense pocket book specifically for architects. As clients become more demanding and the competition for... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 49.95
Architect's Portable Handbook by Pat Guthrie initiated the Portable Handbook series and has been very successful. It is essentially a technical guide--organized by CSI MasterFormat, it covers key code and standard information for building elements such as roofs and walls and key materials such as wood, concrete, and steel. Architect's Portable Design... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2000; US$ 57.00
In the Scheme of Things looks at architecture?s need to respond creatively and meaningfully to the extraordinary changes affecting the profession now. In each of the twelve essays that comprise this timely volume, Fisher addresses issues of vital concern to architects and students, offering hard-hitting criticism and proposing innovative and practical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 53.95
This volume of the Technologies of Architecture series provides a detailed and holistic description of the development process, illustrated with case studies. The author encourages students to become environmentally responsible designers. more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 45.00
New York City is a lot of things, but most of all it's a city of skyscrapers. From the cake-icing Gothic detailing of the Woolworth Building to the shimmering Art Deco of the Chrysler Building, tall buildings make Manhattan the ideal image of a city. "Manhattan Skyscrapers was the first book to document the highs and highers of the Big Apple's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 67.95
Concepts from architects? minds evolve through sketches and as a mode of transference are conveyed to the finished building. This book compares qualities of sketches to reveal unique approaches to the instruments of thinking in which all architects engage. It provides new insight into the relationship between architectural sketches and the process... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 58.95
This book examines the use of materials in architecture, considering their meaning, implications, influences and practical use, going beyond a simple technical view to discover the forces that shape 'the stuff of building'. more...