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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
The phase of American architectural history we call 'mid-century modernism,' 1940-1980, saw the spread of Modern Movement tenets of functionalism, social service and anonymity into mainstream practice. It also saw the spread of their seeming opposites. Temples, arcades, domes, and other traditional types occur in both modernist and traditionalist... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95
In his landmark volume Space, Time and Architecture, Sigfried Giedion paired images of two iconic spirals: Tatlin?s Monument to the Third International and Borromini?s dome for Sant?Ivo alla Sapienza. The values shared between the baroque age and the modern were thus encapsulated on a single page spread. As Giedion put it, writing of Sant?Ivo, Borromini... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Image, Text, Architecture brings a radical and detailed analysis of the modern and contemporary architectural media, addressing issues of architectural criticism, architectural photography and the role of journal editors. It covers examples as diverse as an article by British artist Paul Nash in The Architectural Review, 1940, an early project by... more...
- WIT Press 2015; US$ 538.00
The proceedings of the BIM 2015 conference give details of how Building Information Modelling (BIM) tools and techniques have fundamentally altered the manner in which modern construction teams operate, the processes through which designs are evolved, and the relationships between conceptual, detail, construction and life cycle stages. more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 79.99
Get up and running on Autodesk Revit MEP 2016 with this detailed, hands-on guide Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2016 provides perfectly paced coverage of all core concepts and functionality, with tips, tricks, and hands-on exercises that help you optimize productivity. With a focus on real-world uses and workflows, this detailed reference explains... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95
Architects today incorporate principles of sustainable design as a matter of necessity. But the challenge of unifying climate control and building functionality, of securing a managed environment within a natural setting?and combating the harsh forces of wind, water, and sun?presented a new set of obstacles to architects and engineers in the mid-twentieth... more...
- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 98.00
Architectural ceramics have long been confined to decorative surfaces. Today innovations in material technology, production methods and assembly systems allow applications that combine the materials? emotional attractiveness with new functionalities. Ceramic materials take the form of building systems that are used for facades, roofs and... more...
- Deutscher Kunstverlag 2015; Not Available
Festungsbautraktate sind sehr aufschlussreich: Aus ihnen lassen sich die präferierten Fortifikationskonzepte und Manieren der Autoren herausarbeiten, mit Festungsbauten vergleichen und militärhistorisch bewerten. Darüber hinaus ? und hier liegt die Hauptausrichtung der Arbeit ? eignen sich die Werke der ?Architectura Militaris?, um architekturtheoretische... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 41.50
Envisioning a positive future through design 2050: Designing Our Tomorrow describes the ways in which architecture and design can engage with the key drivers of change and provide affirmative aspirations for a not-so distant future. With a focal date of 2050, this issue of AD asks when and how the design community can , should , and must be... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
Contemporary technical architectural drawings, in establishing a direct relationship between the drawing and its object, tend to privilege the visible physical world at the expense of the invisible intangible ideas and concepts, including that of the designer?s imagination. As a result, drawing may become a utilitarian tool for documentation, devoid... more...