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  • Architectural Atmospheresby Gernot Böhme; Olafur Eliasson; Juhani Pallasmaa; Christian Borch

    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... more...

  • Research - Observe - Makeby Michelle Howard

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 56.00

    The publication documents the Research - Observe - Make curriculum of the Construction Material Technology research platform of the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts. After an introduction and an exposé on theory, the "elements", "space" and "material" projects are introduced. An inspiring compendium with numerous expert contributions and creative... more...

  • Utopias and Architectureby Nathaniel Coleman

    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...

  • Vernacular Architecture and Regional Designby Kingston Heath

    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...

  • Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures 2010by A.V. Samsonovich; K.R. Jóhannsdóttir; A. Chella

    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...

  • Design Innovation for the Built Environmentby Michael U. Hensel

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95

    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 becoming... more...

  • Manufacturing the Bespokeby Bob Sheil

    Wiley 2012; US$ 55.00 US$ 47.67

    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...

  • Instant Minecraft Designs How-toby Mephisto Waltz

    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...

  • Architectural Research Methodsby Linda N. Groat; David Wang

    Wiley 2013; US$ 75.00 US$ 65.00

    A practical guide to research for architects and designers—now updated and expanded! From searching for the best glass to prevent glare to determining how clients might react to the color choice for restaurant walls, research is a crucial tool that architects must master in order to effectively address the technical, aesthetic, and behavioral... more...

  • Design Games for Architectureby Aaron Westre

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    Design Games for Architecture teaches you how to create playful software tools based on your architectural design processes, whether or not you are familiar with game design technology. The book combines the fun and engaging aspects of video games to ease the sometimes complex process of learning software development. By working through exercises... more...