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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...

  • Practical Experienceby Katerina Ruedi Ray; Jane Tankard

    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

    Examines and discusses contemporary architectural education, particulary focusing on studio design teaching and its potential to enhance attitudes and skills in communication and teamworking and to prepare students for a future profession. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 68.95

    These essays from leading experts in the field focus on theory, education and practice in this essential sector of architecture, and help to formulate solutions to the challenges facing the global community today. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Design-Techby Jason Alread; Thomas Leslie

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 59.95

    Taking a fresh, holistic approach to the topic of architectural technology, this indispensable book looks at the ?why? as well as the ?how? of building science, providing a comprehensive, clear and concise introduction to the subject. The demands faced by architects in their training and education are constantly changing. Written by two practicing... more...

  • Illustrated Building Pocket Bookby Roxanna McDonald

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 40.95

    Building and architecture has developed a language of its own, with terms and jargon that can confuse an expert let alone an outsider. Misunderstandings over what a word means can be irritating but unimportant, but could in the worst cases be costly or even dangerous. Traditional building dictionaries rely on the reader to already know what the correct... more...

  • Dictionary of Architecture and Building Constructionby Nikolas Davies; Erkki Jokiniemi

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 75.00

    With more than 20,000 words and terms individually defined, the Dictionary offers huge coverage for anyone studying or working in architecture, construction or any of the built environment fields. The innovative and detailed cross-referencing system allows readers to track down elusive definitions from general subject headings. Starting from only... more...