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  • Architectural Detailingby Edward Allen; Patrick Rand

    Wiley 2016; US$ 85.00 US$ 76.50

    The industry-standard guide to designing well-performing buildings Architectural Detailing  systematically describes the principles by which good architectural details are designed. Principles are explained in brief, and backed by extensive illustrations that show you how to design details that will not leak water or air, will control the... more...

  • Drawing Ideasby Mark Baskinger; William Bardel

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2013; US$ 40.00

    A primer for design professionals across all disciplines that helps them create compelling and original concept designs by hand--as opposed to on the computer--in order to foster collaboration and win clients.  In today's design world, technology for expressing ideas is pervasive; CAD models and renderings created with computer software provide an... more...

  • The Gypsum Construction Handbookby USG

    Wiley 2014; US$ 45.00 US$ 40.50

    The tried-and-true Gypsum Construction Handbook is a systematic guide to selecting and using gypsum drywall, veneer plaster, tile backers, ceilings, and conventional plaster building materials. A widely respected training text for aspiring architects and engineers, the book provides detailed product information and efficient installation methodology.... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 65.95

    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$ 66.95

    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...

  • Material Designby Thomas Schröpfer; James Carpenter; Sheila Kennedy; Liat Margolis; Toshiko Mori; Nader Tehrani; Peter Yeadon

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 42.00

    Wenn das professionelle Interesse an neuen Materialien über eine intuitive Faszination hinausgeht, stellt sich die Frage, wie Innovationen aus der Materialerforschung in die Architekturanwendung importiert werden können. Hier setzt dieses grundlegende Buch an. Ausgehend von Materialeigenschaften wie Textur, Elastizität oder Transparenz... more...

  • Holzbau Atlasby Thomas Herzog; Julius Natterer; Roland Schweitzer; Michael Volz; Wolfgang Winter

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 134.00

    Auch der neue Holzbau Atlas ist mit 600 Fotos und 4000 Zeichnungen wieder das umfassende Nachschlagewerk zur Konstruktion mit Holz und Holzwerkstoffen. Neu integriert ist ein ausführliches Kapitel zum Thema Ökologie. Eine weitere Ergänzung stellen die bauphysikalischen Grundlagen mit den Schwerpunkten Wärme-, Schall- und Brandschutz... more...

  • Innovative Design and Constructionby Stefan Behling; Christian Brensing; Andreas Fuchs; Christoph Ingenhoven

    DETAIL 2010; US$ 53.00

    How is innovative architecture created? How can efficient synergies between planners and manufacturers be achieved? And how does an enterprise such as seele, with its proven high-level qualifications in the area of steel and glass, respond to planners' design ideas? These are just some of the questions answered in "Innovative Design + Construction",... more...

  • The Way We Build Nowby Andrew Orton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 141.95

    This book examines the structural and construction design of buildings. The first part presents an overview of materials and structural forms taking the point of view of the designer, architect and engineer. The second part is an extensive examination of over 70 case studies. They have been carefully selected and tightly structured to present a summary... more...

  • Seeing and Making in Architectureby Taiji Miyasaka

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    You always aim to achieve that moment of insight that leads to ingenuity and novelty in your design, but sometimes it remains elusive. This book presents a variety of techniques for mapping and making hands-on design/build projects, and relates this work to real architecture. It helps you to learn new ways of seeing and making that will enhance your... more...