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  • Marco Frascari's Dream Houseby Marco Frascari; Federica Goffi

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    This previously unpublished work is essential reading for anyone who has followed Marco Frascari’s scholarship and teachings over the last three decades. It also provides the perfect introduction for anyone new to his writings. As ever, Frascari does not offer prescriptive tools and frameworks to enact his theories of drawing and imagination; instead,... more...

  • How Architects Writeby Tom Spector; Rebecca Damron

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    How Architects Write shows you the interdependence of writing and design in both student and professional examples. This fully updated edition features more than 50 color images, a new chapter on online communication, and sections on critical reading, responding to requests for proposals, the design essay, storyboarding, and much more. It also includes... more...

  • Transmaterial Nextby Blaine Brownell

    Princeton Architectural Press 2017; US$ 35.99

    Virtually every revolution in architecture has been preceded by a revolution in materials: think iron, glass, steel, concrete, plastics, or composites. What is the next revolutionary material that will reshape the very nature of architecture? A solid that's lighter than air, metal latticework so delicate it rests on a dandelion, building insulation... more...

  • Integrating Building Performance with Designby Elizabeth J. Grant

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Integrating Building Performance with Design shows you the importance of designing for building performance early in your architectural design process. The book offers you simple tools and exercises, along with examples of built professional work and successful student projects illustrated by more than 100 full color images to help you with your... more...

  • Cinematic Aided Designby François Penz

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 53.95

    Cinematic Aided Design: An Everyday Life Approach to Architecture provides architects, planners, designer practitioners, politicians and decision makers with a new awareness of the practice of everyday life through the medium of film. This novel approach will also appeal to film scholars and film practitioners with an interest in spatial and architectural... more...

  • Lineament: Material, Representation and the Physical Figure in Architectural Productionby Gail Peter Borden; Michael Meredith

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This comprehensive catalogue of contemporary work examines the renewed investment in the relationship between representation, materiality, and architecture. It assembles a range of diverse voices across various institutions, practices, generations, and geographies, through specific case studies that collectively present a broader theoretical intention.... more...

  • Material Strategies in Digital Fabricationby Christopher Beorkrem

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 45.95

    In this second edition of Material Strategies in Digital Fabrication are new case studies, improved wayfinding, the inclusion of composites and plastics, and references to similar strategies between different projects. In 400 step-by-step diagrams dissecting 39 case studies in 10 countries on 3 continents, the book shows you how material performance... more...

  • Passive House Detailsby Donald B. Corner; Jan C. Fillinger; Alison G. Kwok

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Passive House Details introduces the concepts, principles, and design processes of building ultralow-energy buildings. The objective of this book is to provide design goals, research, analysis, systems, details, and inspiring images of some of the most energy-efficient, carbon-neutral, healthy, and satisfying buildings currently built in the region.... more...

  • 3-D Printed Body Architectureby Neil Leach; Behnaz Farahi

    Wiley 2017; US$ 39.95 US$ 35.95

    Some architects dream of 3D-printing houses. Some even fantasise about 3D-printing entire cities. But what is the real potential of 3D printing for architects? This issue focuses on another strand of 3D-printing practice emerging among architects operating at a much smaller scale that is potentially more significant. Several architects have been working... more...

  • SU+REby John Nastasi; Ed May; Clarke Snell

    Wiley 2017; US$ 45.00 US$ 40.50

    In the 21st century, architects and engineers are being challenged to produce work that is concurrently sustainable and resilient. Buildings need to mitigate their impact on climate change by minimising their carbon footprint, while also countering the challenging new weather conditions. Globally, severe storms, extreme droughts and rising sea levels... more...