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  • Frick/Knöll Baukonstruktionslehre 2by Ulf Hestermann; Ludwig Rongen

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 42.68

    Der Frick/Knöll gibt die passenden Antworten auf alle Fragen moderner Bauweisen als Grundlage. Die 34. Auflage wurde komplett überarbeitet und den aktuellen gültigen Normen angepasst. Seit 1909 gibt der Frick/Knöll Generationen von Architekten und Ingenieuren einen umfassenden Einblick in die Baukonstruktionslehre. Der große Erfolg dieses Werkes ergibt... 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...

  • Freehand Drawing and Discoveryby James Richards

    Wiley 2013; US$ 70.00 US$ 63.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Italyby Diane Ghirardo

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 29.95

    Packed in its dense, historic city centers, Italy holds some of the most prized architecture and art in the world, with which planners and politicians have had to negotiate as they struggle to cope with massive migration from the countryside to the city. Early modern architecture coincided with a sustained drive to transform a country that was still... more...