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Design & Drafting

  • Creating the Productive Workplaceby Derek Clements-Croome

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 57.95

    The built environment affects our physical, mental and social well-being. Here renowned professionals from practice and academia explore the evidence from basic research as well as case studies to test this belief. They show that many elements in the built environment contribute to establishing a milieu which helps people to be healthier and have... more...

  • The Design-Build Studioby Tolya Stonorov

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    The Design-Build Studio examines sixteen international community driven design-build case studies through process and product, with preceding chapters on community involvement, digital and handcraft methodologies and a graphic Time Map. Together these projects serve as a field guide to the current trends in academic design-build studios, a window... more...

  • Complex Housingby Julia Williams Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    Complex Housing introduces an architectural type called complex housing, common to the Netherlands and found in other Northern European countries. Eight fully illustrated case studies show successful approaches to designing for density, which reflect values such as long-term planning, a right to housing, and access to light and air. The case studies... more...

  • Tibetan Housesby Peter Herrle

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 99.95

    Die Himalaya-Region und das angrenzende tibetanische Plateau zeichnen sich durch eine sehr eigenständige, traditionelle Wohnkultur aus, die heute im Verschwinden begriffen ist. Das Buch dokumentiert detailliert 19 Wohnhäuser aus verschiedenen Ländern der Himalaya-Region, wie etwa unterschiedliche Provinzen Chinas, Tibet, Indien und Bhutan. Die... more...

  • Forms of Aidby Benedict Clouette; Marlisa Wise

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 59.95

    For some time now, the subject of cooperation in the context of development aid has featured in the education of architects. However, up to now there have hardly been any attempts to critically place the work of architects and urban designers in this context. The book highlights the architectural consequences of humanitarian actions on the basis... more...

  • Construction Quality Managementby Tim Howarth; David Greenwood

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 61.95

    Quality management is essential for facilitating the competitiveness of modern day commercial organisations. Excellence in quality management is a requisite for construction organisations who seek to remain competitive and successful. The challenges presented by competitive construction markets and large projects that are dynamic and complex necessitate... 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...

  • The Professional Practice of Architectural Working Drawingsby Osamu A. Wakita; Nagy R. Bakhoum; Richard M. Linde

    Wiley 2017; US$ 125.00 US$ 112.50

    The detailed, highly illustrated, comprehensive guide to architectural working drawings The Professional Practice of Architectural Working Drawings is a complete guide to the skills you need to create a set of drawings that clearly and effectively communicate your design. Covering everything from site, floor, framing, and foundation plans to building... more...

  • Building Design, Construction and Performance in Tropical Climatesby Mike Riley; Alison Cotgrave; Michael Farragher

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 54.95

    The design, construction and use of buildings in tropical climates pose specific challenges to built environment professionals. This text seeks to capture some of the key issues of technology and practice in the areas of building design, refurbishment, construction and facilities management in tropical regions. Using a consistent chapter structure... more...

  • Lehrbuch der Bauphysikby Wolfgang M. Willems; Peter Häupl; Martin Homann; Christian Kölzow; Olaf Riese; Anton Maas; Gerrit Höfker; Nocker Christian

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 40.12

    Das bewährte Lehr- und Nachschlagewerk der Bauphysik wurde für die 8. Auflage aktualisiert und moderat ergänzt; es stellt damit den heutigen Stand der Technik in diesem Bereich dar. Um dem Anspruch eines Studientitels auch weiterhin gerecht zu werden, wurden die Ausführungen zu den unterschiedlichen Themenbereichen auf die Lehrpläne im Fach Bauphysik... more...