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  • Kindergarten Architectureby Mark Dudek

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.98

    This fully illustrated guide to the planning and design of pre-school facilities for children is supported by a broad range of case studies, drawn from around the world. Both new buildings and adapted premises are covered. Essays on social development and childcare put the projects in context. Based on extensive research, Kindergarten Architecture... more...

  • Construction Operations Manual of Policies and Procedures, Fifth Editionby Sidney M. Levy; Andrew M. Civitello

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 63.96

    The latest tools and techniques for successfully managing construction operations CONSTRUCTION Fully revised throughout, the new edition of this practical guide offers a wealth of proven strategies for effectively running a construction business, delivering high-quality projects on time and within budget, and maximizing profits--all gleaned from... more...

  • Fundamentals of Building Constructionby Edward Allen; Joseph Iano

    Wiley 2013; US$ 135.00 US$ 121.50

    Note from the publisher: Now in its sixth edition, this bestselling reference focuses on the basic materials and methods used in building construction. Emphasizing common construction systems such as light wood frame, masonry bearing wall, steel frame, and reinforced concrete construction, the new edition includes new information on building materials... more...

  • Le Corbusier in Detailby Flora Samuel

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 47.19

    This is the first book to give such close attention to Le Corbusier's approach to the making of buildings. It illustrates the ways in which Le Corbusier's details were expressive of his overall philosophical intentions. It is not a construction book in the usual sense- rather it focusses on the meaning of detail, on the ways in which detail informs... more...

  • A Pattern Languageby Christopher Alexander

    Oxford University Press 2018; US$ 44.99

    Volume 1, The Timeless Way of Building , lays the foundation of the series. It presents a new theory of architecture, building, and planning which forms the bsis for a new traditional post-industrial architecture, created by the people.Read it for inspiration; as a practicing planner, an educator, or a student, you cannot help but be challenged and... more...

  • Architectural Graphicsby Francis D. K. Ching

    Wiley 2015; US$ 55.00 US$ 48.50

    The bestselling guide to architectural drawing, with new information, examples, and resources Architectural Graphics is the classic bestselling reference by one of the leading global authorities on architectural design drawing, Francis D.K. Ching. Now in its sixth edition, this essential guide offers a comprehensive introduction to using graphic... more...

  • Design Strategies in Architectureby Geoffrey H. Baker

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 64.24

    Modern architecture has become extremely complex and its study has been made more difficult by changes in fashion and a proliferation of design modes. In this book, Geoffrey Baker develops a methodology for design analysis that reveals the underlying organisation of buildings. Part One explains the nature and role of architecture in a wide-ranging... more...

  • Managing the Brief for Better Designby Alastair Blyth; John Worthington

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 55.06

    Briefing is not just presenting a set of documents to the design team; it is a process of developing a deep understanding about client needs. This book provides both inspiration to clients and a framework for practitioners. The coverage extends beyond new build, covering briefing for services and fit-outs. Written by an experienced and well-known... more...

  • Programming.Architectureby Paul Coates

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 55.06

    Programming.Architecture is a simple and concise introduction to the history of computing and computational design, explaining the basics of algorithmic thinking and the use of the computer as a tool for design and architecture. Paul Coates, a pioneer of CAAD, demonstrates algorithmic thinking through projects and student work collated through... more...

  • Color Drawingby Michael E. Doyle

    Wiley 2011; US$ 99.00 US$ 86.99

    The Third Edition of Michael Doyle's classic Color Drawing remains the ultimate up-to-date resource for professionals and students who need to develop and communicate design ideas with clear, attractive, impressive color drawings. Update with over 100 pages, this Third Edition contains an entirely new section focused on state-of-the-art digital... more...