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  • Building with Straw Balesby Barbara Jones

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2015; US$ 29.15

    Building with Straw Bales explains in straightforward terms the principles of straw-bale building. It covers design principles; the different types of foundations; how to raise and stabilise walls and protect them from the weather, including a detailed analysis of how straw performs with humidity; and how straw-bale buildings can easily meet Building... more...

  • Spon's Asia Pacific Construction Costs Handbook, Fifth Editionby LANGDON & SEAH

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 249.95

    In the last few years, the global economic outlook has continued to be shrouded in uncertainty and volatility not at the least following the financial crisis in the Euro zone. While the US and Europe are going through a difficult period, investors are turning more keenly to focus on Asia. This fifth edition provides overarching construction cost data... more...

  • Why is Landscape Beautiful?by Lucius Burckhardt; Markus Ritter; Martin Schmitz

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 56.00

    Lucius Burckhardt (1925?2003) lehrte an der Universität Kassel Architekturtheorie, gründete in den 1980er Jahren die Promenadologie, die Spaziergangswissenschaft, und entwickelte sie zu einer komplexen und weitsichtigen Planungs- und Designdisziplin. Das Buch veröffentlicht erstmals in englischer Sprache 32 Texte des Design- und Planungskritikers,... more...

  • Bamboo Gridshellsby David Rockwood

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    This highly illustrated text brings together two areas which have both grown in popularity in recent years: gridshells and bamboo. Bamboo is a fast-growing, naturally available, renewable resource which is quite strong and lends itself to structural applications. In this unique text, David Rockwood demonstrates the viability of bamboo as a building... more...

  • Measure and Construction of the Japanese Houseby Heino Engel

    Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 21.95

    A remarkable classic work on traditional Japanese architecture and its general integrative quality, the order of space and form, the flexibility of partitions and room functions and other important or unique qualities. The author describes in detail, and with numerous architectural plans and drawings, the influence of the anatomy of the Japanese human... more...

  • Illustrated Guide to Door Hardware: Design, Specification, Selectionby Scott Tobias

    Wiley 2015; US$ 95.00

    Your one-stop, comprehensive guide to commercial doors and door hardware—from the brand you trust Illustrated Guide to Door Hardware: Design, Specification, Selection is the only book of its kind to compile all the relevant information regarding design, specifications, crafting, and reviewing shop drawings for door openings in one easy-to-access... more...

  • The BIM Manager's Handbook, Part 1by Dominik Holzer

    Wiley 2015; US$ 15.00

    The BIM Manager's Handbook: Guidance for Professionals in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a design and construction software that manages not just graphics, but also information—information that enables the automatic generation of drawings and reports, design analysis, schedule simulation,... more...

  • Building Information Modelingby Nawari O. Nawari; Michael Kuenstle

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 119.95

    BIM for Structural Engineering and Architecture Building Information Modeling: Framework for Structural Design outlines one of the most promising new developments in architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC). Building information modeling (BIM) is an information management and analysis technology that is changing the role of computation... more...

  • Bauunternehmensmanagement-prozessorientiert Band 1by Gerhard Girmscheid

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 129.00

    Strategische und operative Unternehmensprozesse bilden den Schlüssel für notwendige lebenszyklusorientierte Veränderungen in der Baubranche. Im Band 1 ? Strategische Managementprozesse ? werden die wichtigsten Methoden zur erfolgreichen Ausrichtung von Geschäftseinheiten und Unternehmen sowie alle wichtigen Teilprozesse zur Unternehmensgestaltung... more...