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  • Design Computingby Brian R. Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    Design Computing will help you understand the rapidly evolving relationship between computing, designers, and the many different environments they create or work in. The book introduces the topic of design computing, and covers the basics of hardware and software, so you don’t need to be an expert. Topics include the fundamentals of digital representation,... more...

  • A Primer on Theory in Architectureby Karen Cordes Spence

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    A Primer on Theory in Architecture discusses how theory is defined in architecture, how it is identified, its location in larger perspectives or worldviews, its relationships to other areas in architecture, and how it can be constructed. The book explores the definition, elements and characteristics of theory along with subjects associated with... more...

  • Advanced Timber Structuresby Yves Weinand

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 98.00

    Wood is usually perceived as a "traditional" material. However, the properties of this material have now for some time made it possible to design free shapes and highly complex structures. Today, the wood laboratory of the EPF Lausanne, which was originally founded by Julius Natterer, is testing the production of origami structures, ribbed shells,... more...

  • Passivhaus-Bauteilkatalog: Sanierungby Österreichisches Institut für Baubiologie und -ökologie

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 112.00

    Eine ökologische Sanierung nach Passivhaus-Standard benötigt Know-how und Erfahrung. Das Buch ist deshalb als Planungswerkzeug konzipiert, das bestehende Lösungen systematisch aufarbeitet: Bauphysikalische, konstruktive und ökologische Fallbeispiele wurden nach der erfolgreichen Darstellungsweise des IBO Passivhaus Bauteilkatalogs einheitlich... more...

  • Details for Passive Houses: Renovationby IBO Österreichisches Institut für Baubiologie und -ökologie

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 99.95

    Ecological refurbishment to Passivhaus standard requires know-how and experience. For this reason, the book has been produced as a design tool which systematically covers existing solutions. Examples relating to building physics, construction and ecology issues are presented in the same successful manner as in the Passivhaus Building Component Catalog... more...

  • Hoch bauen mit Holzby Michael Green; Jim Taggart

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 68.99

    Der vielgeschossige urbane Holzbau hat sich seit einigen Jahren als zukunftsträchtige Bauweise etabliert: Von London bis Stockholm, von Vancouver bis Melbourne entstehen derzeit Holzgebäude mit bis zu 20 Geschossen. Diese Publikation erläutert die verschiedenen Konstruktionsarten und dokumentiert dann die Vielfalt dieses Materials anhand 13 gebauter... more...

  • Narrative Architectureby Sylvain De Bleeckere; Sebastiaan Gerards

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    Narrative Architecture explores the postmodern concept of narrative architecture from four perspectives: thinking, imagining, educating, and designing, to give you an original view on our postmodern era and architectural culture. Authors Sylvain De Bleeckere and Sebastiaan Gerards outline the ideas of thinkers, such as Edmund Husserl, Paul Ricoeur,... more...

  • Designbuild Educationby Chad Kraus

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    Designbuild Education adopts the intellectual framework of American Pragmatism, which is a theory of action, to investigate architects’ compelling urge to build and how that manifests in collegiate designbuild programs. Organized into four themes—people, poetics, process, and practice—the book brings together new essays by some of today’s most well-known... more...

  • Offsite Architectureby Ryan E. Smith; John D. Quale

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Architects have been intrigued by prefabricated construction since the early twentieth century. Recent advances in design, engineering and manufacturing processes have led to a significant expansion in the use of pre-assembled components, which are fitted to finished structures on site. Collectively, such processes are becoming known as "offsite construction."... more...

  • Architect's Pocket Bookby Jonathan Hetreed; Ann Ross; Charlotte Baden-Powell

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    This handy pocket book brings together a wealth of useful information that architects need on a daily basis – on-site or in the studio. It provides clear guidance and invaluable detail on a wide range of issues, from planning policy through environmental design to complying with Building Regulations, from structural and services matters to materials... more...