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  • Expressive Formby Kostas Terzidis

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 62.95

    With the increased use of computers, architecture has found itself in the midst of a plethora of possible uses. This book combines theoretical enquiry with practical implementation offering a unique perspective on the use of computers related to architectureal form and design. Notions of exaggeration, hybrid, kinetic, algorithmic, fold and warp are... more...

  • Architecture as Experienceby Dana Arnold; Andrew Ballantyne

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 78.95

    Architecture as Experience investigates the perception and appropriation of places across intervals of time and culture. The particular concern of the volume is to bring together fresh empirical research and animate it through contact with theoretical sophistication, without overwhelming the material.  The chapters establish the continuity of... more...

  • Environmental Diversity in Architectureby Mary Ann Steane; Koen Steemers

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 78.95

    This book takes the position that the dynamic of the architectural environment is a key aspect of good design, yet one which is not well anticipated or understood. Environmental variety is a design characteristic closely related to our experience of architecture - an architecture of the senses. Each chapter demonstrates how an understanding of a particular... more...

  • Building Changeby Lisa Findley

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 78.95

    Building Change investigates the shifting relationships between power, space and architecture in a world where a number of subjected people are reasserting their political and cultural agency. To explore these changes, the book describes and analyzes four recent building projects embedded in complex and diverse historical, political, cultural and... more...

  • An Urban Approach To Climate Sensitive Designby Rohinton Emmanuel

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 99.95

    The need to respond to the rapidly changing city climate is particularly urgent in the tropics where the urban transition is currently at its peak. While the need is clearly felt by the tropical urban dwellers, texts that provide an overview of the problem and indicate possible design solutions are rare. This comprehensive reference will be welcomed... more...

  • Occupying Architectureby Jonathan Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 78.95

    Occupying Architecture focuses on the importance of the user of architecture. It emphasises the cross-currents between design, theory and use, and the need for a wider cross-cultural approach to architecture. Beginning with the architect, the book proceeds to explore models for architectural practice that actively engage the issue of use, and concludes... more...

  • Rethinking Architectural Technologyby William W. Braham; Jonathan A. Hale

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 51.95

    This essential reference for all students of architecture, design and the built environment provides a convenient single source for all the key texts in the recent literature on architecture and technology. The book contains over fifty carefully selected essays, manifestoes, reflections and theories by architects and architectural writers from 1900... more...

  • Architecture, Technology and Processby Chris Abel

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 51.95

    This new selection of essays follows Chris Abel's previous best selling collection, Architecture and Identity. Drawing upon a wide range of knowledge and disciplines, the author argues that, underlying technological changes in the process of architectural production are fundamental changes in the way we think about machines and the world we live in.... more...

  • Architecture In Useby DJM van der Voordt; HBR van Wegen

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 51.95

    This unique book discusses programming, design and building evaluation providing a ?joined up? approach to building design. By linking the functional and architectonic qualities of a building, the authors show the practical implications of the utility value of buildings. Starting by looking at how the relationship between form and function has been... more...

  • Places of the Soulby Christopher Day

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 36.95

    Revised to incorporate the changes in opinions and attitudes since its first publication, the second edition of 'Places of the Soul' has brought Christopher Day's classic text into the 21st century. This new edition of the seminal text reminds us that true sustainable design does not simply mean energy efficient building. Sustainable buildings must... more...