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  • Diversity and Designby Beth Tauke; Korydon Smith; Charles Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Diversity and Design explores how design - whether of products, buildings, landscapes, cities, media, or systems - affects diverse members of society. Fifteen case studies in television, marketing, product design, architecture, film, video games, and more, illustrate the profound, though often hidden, consequences design decisions and processes... more...

  • Style and Creativity in Designby Chiu-Shui Chan

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book looks at causative reasons behind creative acts and stylistic expressions. It explores how creativity is initiated by design cognition and explains relationships between style and creativity. The book establishes a new cognitive theory of style and creativity in design and provides designers with insights into their own cognitive processes... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Design Researchby Paul Rodgers; Joyce Yee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 240.00

    The Routledge Companion to Design Research offers a comprehensive examination of design research, celebrating the plurality of design research and the wide range of conceptual, methodological, technological and theoretical approaches evident in contemporary design research. This volume comprises 39 original and high quality design research chapters... more...

  • Mies van der Rohe ? The Built Workby Carsten Krohn

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 98.00

    This essential and comprehensive Mies monograph focuses in its analysis on Mies? design intentions: it reconstructs the buildings in their orginal state, examines them from the present day persepctive and rediscovers the inspiring architecture of a great modern master.The book presents eighty of Mies' works in chronological order. more...

  • Mies van der Rohe. Das gebaute Werkby Carsten Krohn

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 98.00

    This fundamental and comprehensive monograph on Mies considers his work from the perspective of architectural design. It reconstructs the buildings in their fully realized state while at the same time seeing them from the viewpoint of today?s observer: as qualitatively outstanding architecture that continues to be inspiring, created by a great modern... more...

  • An Anthology of Theories and Models of Designby Amaresh Chakrabarti; Lucienne T. M. Blessing

    Springer London 2014; US$ 179.00

    This book gathers significant theories in engineering design: axiomatic design theory, domain theory and theory of technical systems; current models of design; research on processes, creativity and human behavior and philosophical foundations of design. more...

  • Design and Ethicsby Emma Felton; Oksana Zelenko; Suzi Vaughan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    The value of design for contributing to environmental solutions and a sustainable future is increasingly recognised. It spans many spheres of everyday life, and the ethical dimension of design practice that considers environmental, social and economic sustainability is compelling. Approaches to design recognise design as a practice that can transform... more...

  • Designing To Avoid Disasterby Thomas Fisher

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95

    Recent catastrophic events, such as the I-35W bridge collapse, New Orleans flooding, the BP oil spill, Port au Prince's destruction by earthquake, Fukushima nuclear plant's devastation by tsunami, the Wall Street investment bank failures, and the housing foreclosure epidemic and the collapse of housing prices, all stem from what author Thomas Fisher... more...

  • Einführung in das Methodische Konstruierenby Paul Naefe

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 29.99

    Dieses Lehrbuch orientiert sich an den VDI-Richtlinien 2221 und 2222. Ausgehend von der Beschreibung der betrieblichen Einordnung der Konstruktion wird anschaulich dargestellt, wie auf der Basis der Systemtechnik die Tätigkeit des Konstruierens mit methodischer Unterstützung effizient, zielsicher und mit optimalem Ergebnis erfolgen kann. Die Beschreibung... more...