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  • Architectural Thought:by Michael Brawne

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 45.95

    An introduction to architectural thought, this text is a thorough and accessible discussion in search of the principles of the design process. Documenting the non-verbal processes and decisions that architects and designers make is a difficult task, but one that is important when trying to understand the development of architectural design through... more...

  • Utopias and Architectureby Nathaniel Coleman

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 73.95

    A detailed and innovative re-assessment of the work of three architects (Le Corbusier, Louis I Kahn and Aldo van Eyck) who sought to represent a utopian content in their work. more...

  • Nexus Network Journal 10,2by Kim Williams

    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...

  • 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. Jˇhannsdˇttir; 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...

  • Metzler Lexikon antiker Architekturby Christoph H÷cker

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2008; US$ 23.27

    Hauptbeschreibung Eindrucksvolle Zeugnisse antiker Baukunst. Unter welchen sozialen, politischen und ÷konomischen Bedingungen sind z. B. das Colosseum, der Parthenon oder Pompeji entstanden? Welche architektonischen Formen liegen ihnen zugrunde? Welche Technik nutzten die Baumeister? Die eingńngigen Artikel sind durch Verweise miteinander verbunden.... more...

  • Design Innovation for the Built Environmentby Michael U. Hensel

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Worldwide it is becoming increasingly clear that different modes of research are emerging that are triggered more or less directly by the need to renovate architectural practice. One significant prevailing mode is what has come to be known as ?research by design?. This book delivers an overview of this domain. Bringing together a range of leading... more...

  • Manufacturing the Bespokeby Bob Sheil

    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...

  • Innovation By Designby Battula Kalyana Chakravarthy; Janaki Krishnamoorthi

    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...

  • 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...