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  • Fundamental Concepts of Architectureby Alban Janson; Florian Tigges

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 44.87

    This dictionary provides a vocabulary that allows the architecture discourse to go beyond the declaration of constructive relationships or the description of architectonic forms in familiar terms like ?roof,? ?base,? ?wall,? and ?axis? or ?proportion?. The point is to describe the experience of architecture: how exactly does it contribute... more...

  • Organizing for Changeby Michael Shamiyeh; DOM Research Laboratory

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 41.50

    Mit fortschreitender globaler Ökonomisierung und Vernetzung entstehen für Architekten neue Betätigungsfelder und das Berufsbild befindet sich im Wandel. International renommierte Experten setzen sich in 25 Fachbeiträgen mit dieser Entwicklung auseinander. 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

    Das international renommierte Schweizer Büro gilt spätestens seit dem Zentrum Espacité an der Place Le Corbusier in La Chaux-de-Fonds und seit der Erneuerung von Jean Tschumis Hauptquartier für Nestlé am Genfer See als profilierte Vertreter einer eleganten Moderne. Von den zahlreichen Bauten der letzten 15 Jahre werden in dieser einzigen aktuellen... 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...

  • Freehand Drawing and Discoveryby James Richards

    Wiley 2013; US$ 70.00 US$ 60.67

    Features access to video tutorials! Designed to help architects, planners, and landscape architects use freehand sketching to quickly and creatively generate design concepts, Freehand Drawing and Discovery uses an array of cross-disciplinary examples to help readers develop their drawing skills. Taking a "both/and" approach, this book provides... 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...