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Study and teaching. Research

  • Innovation By Designby Chakravarthy B K; Janaki Krishnamoorthi

    Springer India 2013; US$ 76.20

    This book details how a product is designed and developed , from identifying user need through market research to manufacturing and final performance. A complete case-study, the development of a postal box, illustrates the different steps and challenges. more...

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

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 27.16

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Architecture Live Projectsby Harriet Harriss; Lynnette Widder

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Architecture Live Projects provides a persuasive, evidence-based advocacy for moving a particular kind of architectural learning, known as Live Projects, towards a holistic integration into current and future architectural curricula. Live Projects are work completed in the borderlands between architectural education and built environment practice;... 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...

  • 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...

  • Research - Observe - Makeby Michelle Howard

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 43.49

    Die Publikation dokumentiert das Lehrprogramm Research ? Observe ? Make der Forschungsplattform Construction Material Technology der Akademie der bildenden Künste in Wien. Nach einer Einleitung und einer theoretischen Re-flexion werden die Forschungsprojekte ?Elemente?, ?Raum? und ?Material? vorgestellt. Ein anregendes Lesebuch mit vielen... more...

  • A Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Architectureby Dr Gwendolyn Leick; Gwendolyn Leick

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    This Dictionary gives a comprehensive survey of the whole range of ancient Near Eastern architecture from the Neolithic round huts in Palestine to the giant temples of Ptolemaic Egypt. Gwendolyn Leick examines the development of the principal styles of ancient architecture within their geographical and historical context, and describes features of... more...

  • Vernacular Architecture: Towards a Sustainable Futureby C. Mileto; F. Vegas; L. García Soriano; V. Cristini

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 289.00

    Sustainability is a concept that has monopolised a large number of the scientific debates in a wide range of spheres connected not only with architecture, urban planning and construction, but also with the product market, tourism, culture, etc. However, sustainability is indissolubly linked to vernacular architecture and the lessons this architecture... more...