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Architectural drawing and design

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  • Space in Americaby Klaus Benesch; Kerstin Schmidt

    Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 182.00

    America's sense of space has always been tied to what Hayden White called the "narrativization" of real events. If the awe-inspiring manifestations of nature in America (Niagara Falls, Virginia's Natural Bridge, the Grand Canyon, etc.) were often used as a foil for projecting utopian visions and idealizations of the nation's exceptional... more...

  • Designing with Modelsby Criss B. Mills

    Wiley 2010; US$ 65.00 US$ 58.50

    Designing with Models , Second Edition is the revised, step-by-step guide to basic and advanced design process modeling. This comprehensive text explains the process from start to finish, and has been expanded to include up-to-date information on digital modeling programs and rapid prototyping processes. The impact of this new wave of 3D modeling... more...

  • Conventionby David Lewis

    Wiley 2013; US$ 46.95 US$ 42.26

    Convention was immediately recognized as a major contribution to the subject and its significance has remained undiminished since its first publication in 1969. Lewis analyzes social conventions as regularities in the resolution of recurring coordination problems-situations characterized by interdependent decision processes in which common interests... more...

  • Persistent Modellingby Phil Ayres

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    With contributions from some of the world’s most advanced thinkers on this subject, this book is essential reading for anyone looking at new ways of thinking about the digital within architecture. It speculates upon implications of Persistent Modelling for architectural practice, reconsidering the relationship between architectural representation... more...

  • Designing Architectureby Andrew Pressman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 33.95

    Designing Architecture is an indispensable tool to assist both students and young architects in formulating an idea, transforming it into a building, and making effective design decisions. This book promotes integrative and critical thinking in the preliminary design of buildings to inspire creativity, innovation, and design excellence. This compendium... more...

  • Two Spheresby Leonard R. Bachman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    Explaining the connection between physical and strategic design, this book proposes an aesthetic connection between two equal aspects of architectural design: the Real and the Ideal. Addressing architectural thinkers from the broad realms of academia and practice, it is suitable either as a seminar text, a guide to contemporary design issues, or as... more...

  • Tony Hunt's Second Sketchbookby Tony Hunt; Sir Norman Foster

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 73.95

    Tony Hunt's Sketchbook illustrates the connection between brain and hand in conceiving structural concepts and details as possible solutions to structures in architecture. This new edition features 100 previously unpublished sketches. These sketches illustrate alternative structural concepts, ideas and details developed by Tony Hunt for over one... more...

  • Simulationby Andrea Gleiniger; Georg Vrachliotis; Andrea Gleiniger; Gabriele Gramelsberger; Thomas Hänsli; Erich Hörl; Nils Röller; Georg Vrachliotis

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 28.00

    Digitalization has transformed the discourse of architecture: that discourse is now defined by a wealth of new terms and concepts that previously either had no meaning, or had different meanings, in the context of architectural theory and design. Its concepts and strategies are increasingly shaped by influences emerging at the intersection... more...

  • Tools for Ideasby Christian Gänshirt

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 48.95

    Architects today must position themselves within an extremely wide-ranging field of qualifications. This makes it all the more important to have a fresh introduction to the field that makes up one of their core competences, the field of design. This introductory presentation describes and analyzes the theories, strategies, and tools of creative... more...