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- Auckland University Press 2014; US$ 31.99
In 1946 a group of students and idealists got together to realize their visions for a modern city. Over the following half century, the Architectural Centre they founded helped shape the possibilities of modern life in urban New Zealand and profoundly influenced the remaking of the capital city of Wellington. More than just an association of architects,... more...
- Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 35.00
There is a growing awareness of the atmospheric dimensions of architecture in contemporary architectural practice as well as in social and architectural theory. Architectural Atmospheres provides a pointed, programmatic discussion of this atmospheric turn. The book is essential reading for architects, planners, and social theorists who take an interest... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 73.95
Utopian thought, though commonly characterized as projecting a future without a past, depends on golden models for re-invention of what is . Through a detailed and innovative re-assessment of the work of three architects who sought to represent a utopian content in their work, and a consideration of the thoughts of a range of leading writers, Coleman... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 89.95
This volume features a collection of papers dedicated to Canons of Form-Making, in honor of the 500th anniversary of the birth of architect Andrea Palladio (1508-1580). Theorist as well as practitioner, Palladio's architecture was based on well-defined canons that he had gleaned from studying the treatises as well as the remains of architecture... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 73.95
Sustainable design requires that design practitioners respond to a particular set of social, cultural and environmental conditions. 'Vernacular Architecture and Regional Design' defines a set of strategies for understanding the complexities of a regional setting. Through a series of international case studies, it examines how architects and designers... more...
- IOS Press 2010; US$ 174.00
This book presents the proceedings of the First International Conference on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures (BICA 2010), which is also the First Annual Meeting of the BICA Society (http://bicasociety.org). A cognitive architecture is a computational framework for the design of intelligent, even conscious, agents. It may draw inspiration... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Today architecture and other fields in the built environment face the steep task of answering complex questions pertaining to sustainability, performance, and adaptability. How are these disciplines to accomplish these difficult tasks at such an immense pace? How might architectural practice renovate itself accordingly? Worldwide it is... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 55.00
The essential reader on fabrication in architecture for practitioners and producers alike An original and informative reader on the subject of translating architectural ideas from conceptual propositions to physical manifestations, Manufacturing the Bespoke is an essential resource for students and practitioners of architecture, as well as producers... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 79.95
The book provides an in-depth knowledge on how a product is designed and developed by Product Designers. This has been achieved through a case study of one product the Post Box. This product was chosen for the study primarily due to its simple and non-technical nature as that would make it easy for the readers to comprehend the design process.... more...
- Packt Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99
Filled with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations for the most important and useful tasks. Get the job done and learn as you go. A how-To book with practical recipes accompanied with rich screenshots for easy comprehension.This a Packt Instant How-to, giving the reader practical, step-by-step instructions to make impressive Minecraft... more...