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Architectural drawing and design

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  • Designing Architectureby Andrew Pressman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 33.95

    Designing Architecture is an indispensable tool to assist both students and young architects in formulating an idea, transforming it into a building, and making effective design decisions. This book promotes integrative and critical thinking in the preliminary design of buildings to inspire creativity, innovation, and design excellence. This compendium... more...

  • Persistent Modellingby Phil Ayres

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    With contributions from some of the world’s most advanced thinkers on this subject, this book is essential reading for anyone looking at new ways of thinking about the digital within architecture. It speculates upon implications of Persistent Modelling for architectural practice, reconsidering the relationship between architectural representation... more...

  • Two Spheresby Leonard R. Bachman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    Explaining the connection between physical and strategic design, this book proposes an aesthetic connection between two equal aspects of architectural design: the Real and the Ideal. Addressing architectural thinkers from the broad realms of academia and practice, it is suitable either as a seminar text, a guide to contemporary design issues, or as... more...

  • Tony Hunt's Second Sketchbookby Tony Hunt; Sir Norman Foster

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 73.95

    Tony Hunt's Sketchbook illustrates the connection between brain and hand in conceiving structural concepts and details as possible solutions to structures in architecture. This new edition features 100 previously unpublished sketches. These sketches illustrate alternative structural concepts, ideas and details developed by Tony Hunt for over one... more...

  • Simulationby Andrea Gleiniger; Gabriele Gramelsberger; Thomas Hänsli; Erich Hörl; Nils Röller; Georg Vrachliotis; Andrea Gleiniger; Georg Vrachliotis

    Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 28.00

    Digitalization has transformed the discourse of architecture: that discourse is now defined by a wealth of new terms and concepts that previously either had no meaning, or had different meanings, in the context of architectural theory and design. Its concepts and strategies are increasingly shaped by influences emerging at the intersection... more...

  • Tools for Ideasby Christian Gänshirt

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 48.95

    Architects today must position themselves within an extremely wide-ranging field of qualifications. This makes it all the more important to have a fresh introduction to the field that makes up one of their core competences, the field of design. This introductory presentation describes and analyzes the theories, strategies, and tools of creative... more...

  • Entwurfsatlas Wohnen im Alterby Eckhard Feddersen; Insa Lüdtke

    Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 76.95

    Qualitätvolles Leben im Alter ist eines der großen Themen unserer Zeit. Architektur und Bauwesen tragen dazu innovative Wohnformen, intelligente Konzepte für Barrierefreiheit sowie fortschrittliche Betreuungsstrukturen für gebrechliche und demenzerkrankte Menschen bei. Anspruchsvolle Entwurfslösungen lassen die Grenzen zwischen Wohnen... more...

  • Werkzeuge für Ideenby Christian Gänshirt

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 49.00

    Ausgehend von der Metapher der «Werkzeuge des Entwerfens», behandelt das Buch die Wechselwirkungen zwischen den Entwerfenden, den ihnen zur Verfügung stehenden Mitteln und den im Entwurf verwendeten Materialien. Die Darstellung verschafft einen Überblick über das heutige Wissen vom Entwerfen, umreißt die wesentlichen Begriffe und Definitionen... more...

  • Quartier Ecoparc / Ecoparc Quarterby Bruno Marchand

    Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 62.95

    In Neuchâtel, Hauptstadt des gleichnamigen Schweizer Kantons, wird nach dem Masterplan des Architekturbüros bauart (Bern, Neuchâtel, Zürich) seit 1990 eine 50 000 m² grosse Industriebrache nach den Grundsätzen der Nachhaltigkeit überbaut. Im Mai 2009 wird mit der Eröffnung des markanten Baus, welches Konservatorium und Verwaltungsfachhochschule beherbergt,... more...