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  • The Architecture Student's Handbook of Professional Practiceby American Institute of Architects

    Wiley 2011; US$ 120.00

    Written by The American Institute of Architects, this is the definitive textbook on practice issues written specifically for architecture students. Specifically written for emerging architects, this is the first unabbreviated guide specifically for architecture students about to begin their careers. It is required reading in a professional practice... more...

  • Discipline of Architectureby Andrzej Piotrowski; Julia Williams Robinson

    University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 82.50

    The essays collected in this groundbreaking volume address the current state of architecture as an academic and professional discipline. Often critical of the current paradigm, these essays offer a provocative challenge to accepted assumptions about the production, dissemination, and reception of architectural knowledge. more...

  • Vernacular Architecture in the 21st Centuryby Lindsay Asquith; Marcel Vellinga

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 68.95

    The issues surrounding the function and meaning of vernacular architecture in the twenty-first century are complex and extensive. Taking a distinctively rigorous theoretical approach, this book considers these issues from a number of perspectives, broadening current debate to a wider multidisciplinary audience. These collected essays from the leading... more...

  • Practical Experienceby Jane Tankard; Katerina Ruedi Ray

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 36.95

    The year out, or internship, in a professional practice can be the most rewarding experience in an architectural student's education. It can also be a shock to the system to find that architectural working practices are very different to architectural study. This book provides a beginner's guide to professional practice and a step-by-step guide on... more...

  • Changing Architectural Educationby David Nicol; Simon Pilling

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 99.95

    Architectural education is under pressure to meet the demands of an evolving construction industry and to cater to the increasingly varied career destinations of graduates. How should architectural education respond to these professional challenges? How can students be better prepared for professional practice? These questions are the focus of this... more...

  • The Dissertationby Iain Borden

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 36.95

    The Dissertation is one of the most demanding yet potentially most stimulating components of an architectural course. Properly done, it can be a valuable contribution not only to the students own learning development but also to the field of architecture as a whole. This book provides a complete guide to what to do, how to do it, when to do it, and... more...

  • Spatial Design Educationby Ashraf M. Salama

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 134.95

    In this book, design education is dealt with as a paradigm whose evolutionary processes, underpinning theories, contents, methods, tools, are questioned and critically examined. Building on twenty-five years of research and explorations into design pedagogy in architecture and urban design, this book authoritatively offers a critical analysis of a... more...

  • Design Culture in Liverpool 1888-1914by Christopher Crouch

    Liverpool University Press 2002; US$ 72.50

    By the 1930s the Liverpool School of Architecture was the most famous British school of architecture in the world, promoting modern architecture and city planning internationally. This book looks at the cultural environment in Liverpool at the turn of the twentieth century which enabled such an important institution to come to fruition. It examines... more...

  • The Oxford Conferenceby S. Roaf; A. Bairstow

    WIT Press 2008; US$ 364.00

    50 years after the 1st Oxford Conference on Architectural Education, the 2008 Conference brought together over 500 people from 42 countries to share best practice, discuss how, when, where and why we teach architecture now and in the future. The eleven conference Forums covered a range of topics including Buildings and the Environment; Sustaining Studio... more...

  • Architectural Technologyby Stephen Emmitt

    Wiley 2009; US$ 69.99

    This core textbook brings together for the first time the technical, legal, social and philosophical issues under the umbrella of architectural technology. Part 1 covers the influences that affect the way we build - the environmental agenda, the human factors, buildability, time and costs. Part 2 takes the reader through the life of a typical building... more...