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  • Fundamental Concepts of Architectureby Alban Janson; Florian Tigges

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 56.00

    Wörterbuch der architektonischen Erfahrung – Wie wir Räume erleben Architektur wird erlebt – mit Intellekt und mit allen Sinnen, in der Bewegung und im Gebrauch. Doch um darüber tatsächlich zutreffend zu reden und zu urteilen, ist eine Klärung der Begriffe nötig, wenn die Schwammigkeit vermieden werden soll, die auf diesem Gebiet oft... more...

  • Organizing for Changeby Michael Shamiyeh; DOM Research Laboratory

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 52.00

    With the rise of the global economy and the increasing interconnectedness of all fields, architects find themselves confronted with new tasks and fields of activity – the profession is in flux. Renowned international experts from Europe and the United States discuss this development in twenty-five technical papers: What competences do architects... more...

  • Nexus Network Journal 12,1by Kim Williams

    Birkhäuser Basel 2013; US$ 84.98

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  • Nexus Network Journal 14,2by Kim Williams

    Springer Basel 2014; US$ 82.73

    This book explores Persian architecture and mathematics, including domed structures and two-dimensional patterns, elaborate geometry and complex three-dimensional structures of historic monuments, from mathematical ideas to architectonic structures. more...

  • Architectural Design Proceduresby Arthur Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book explains how architects obtain and administer work from the moment the contract is signed, to the handing over of the finished building to the client and is an indispensible guide to all architecture students. This second edition has been thoroughly updated and expanded. It now includes significant additions to the section on design constraints,... more...

  • The Architecture of Richter & Dahl Rochaby Jorge Francisco Liernur

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 62.00

    The Argentine architect Ignacio Dahl Rocha and the Swiss architect Jacques Richter have been regarded as prominent champions of an elegant brand of modernity at least since their design of the Espacité Tower on Place Le Corbusier in La Chaux-de-Fonds and their renovation of Jean Tschumi’s Nestlé corporate headquarters on the shores of Lake Geneva.... more...

  • Scaleby Gerald Adler; Timothy Brittain-Catlin; Gordana Fontana-Giusti

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    Scale is a word which underlies much of architectural and urban design practice, its history and theory, and its technology. Its connotations have traditionally been linked with the humanities, in the sense of relating to human societies and to human form. ‘To build in scale’ is an aspiration that is usually taken for granted by most of those involved... more...

  • Performalismby Yasha J. Grobman; Eran Neuman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 82.95

    Today, with the advent of digital media technologies and the ability to conceptualize, express and produce complex forms using digital means, the question of the status of the architectural form is once again under consideration. Indeed, the computer liberated architecture from the tyranny of the right angle and enabled the design and production of... more...

  • Daylightingby Peter Tregenza; Michael Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 78.95

    This authoritative and multi-disciplinary book provides architects, lighting specialists, and anyone else working daylight into design, with all the tools needed to incorporate this most fundamental element of architecture. It includes: an overview of current practice of daylighting in architecture and urban planning a review of recent research... more...

  • The Structural Basis of Architectureby Bjorn N. Sandaker; Arne P. Eggen; Mark R. Cruvellier

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    This is a book about structures that shows students how to "see" structures as integral to architecture, and how knowledge of structures is the basis for understanding both the mechanical and conceptual aspects inherent to the art of building. Analyzing the structural principles behind many of the best known works of architecture from past and present... more...