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Diagramming the Big Idea: Methods for Architectural Composition

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Diagramming the Big Idea: Methods for Architectural Composition

Jeffrey Balmer, Michael T. Swisher (Michael T. Swisher is an associate professor of architecture at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.), Michael T. Swisher (,both at University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA)

Graphic design; Architectural structure & design; Regional & area planning

Paperback

Becoming an architect is a daunting task. Beyond the acquisition of new skills and procedures, beginning designers face an... [more]

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Staying Put: Adapting the Places Instead of the People

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Staying Put: Adapting the Places Instead of the People

Susan Lanspery, Joan Hyde

Architectural structure & design; Residential buildings, domestic buildings; Ergonomics

Paperback

Most existing housing offers a poor fit for older people and people with disabilities, and new construction adds less than... [more]

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Net Zero Energy Building: Predicted and Unintended Consequences

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Net Zero Energy Building: Predicted and Unintended Consequences

Ming Hu (University of Maryland, USA)

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Building construction & materials

Hardback

What do we mean by net zero energy? Zero operating energy? Zero energy costs? Zero emissions? There is no one answer: approaches... [more]

$242.00

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Sustainable Design for the Built Environment

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Sustainable Design for the Built Environment

Rob Fleming, Saglinda H Roberts

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

Sustainable Design for the Built Environment marks the transition of sustainable design from a specialty service to the mainstream... [more]

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Thermal Comfort in Hot Dry Climates: Traditional Dwellings in Iran

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Thermal Comfort in Hot Dry Climates: Traditional Dwellings in Iran

Ahmadreza Foruzanmehr (Author and Architect, UK)

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Heating, lighting, ventilation

Paperback

With increases in global temperatures, the risk of overheating is expected to rise around the world. This results in a much... [more]

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Tunnels and Underground Cities. Engineering and Innovation Meet Archaeology, Architecture and Art: Proceedings of the WTC 2019 ITA-AITES World Tunnel Congress (WTC 2019), May 3-9, 2019, Naples, Italy

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Tunnels and Underground Cities. Engineering and Innovation Meet Archaeology,...

Daniele Peila (Politecnico di Torino, Italy), Giulia Viggiani (University of Cambridge, UK, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata , Italy), Tarcisio Celestino (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil)

Architectural structure & design; Regional & area planning; Structural engineering

Hardback

Tunnels and Underground Cities: Engineering and Innovation meet Archaeology, Architecture and Art contains the contributions... [more]

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The Changing Shape of Architecture: Further Cases of Integrating Research and Design in Practice

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The Changing Shape of Architecture: Further Cases of Integrating Research...

Michael U. Hensel (Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Norway), Fredrik Nilsson (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)

Architectural structure & design; Architecture: professional practice

Hardback

The discipline of architecture is currently undergoing a significant change as professional practice and academia seem to... [more]

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The Sustainable Tall Building: A Design Primer

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The Sustainable Tall Building: A Design Primer

Philip Oldfield (UNSW, Australia)

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Sustainability

Hardback

The Sustainable Tall Building: A Design Primer is an accessible and highly illustrated guide, which primes those involved... [more]

$242.00

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Mass Customization and Design Democratization

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Mass Customization and Design Democratization

Branko Kolarevic (University of Calgary Canada), Jose Pinto Duarte (Pennsylvania State University USA)

Architectural structure & design; Architecture: professional practice

Paperback

Parametric design and digital fabrication are enabling non-designers to mass produce non-standard, highly differentiated products... [more]

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The Structural Basis of Architecture

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The Structural Basis of Architecture

Bjorn N. Sandaker (Oslo School of Architecture, Norway), Arne P. Eggen (Oslo School of Architecture, Norway), Mark R. Cruvellier (Cornell University, USA)

Architectural structure & design; Structural engineering

Hardback

This is a book that shows how to see structures as being integral to architecture. It engages a subject that is both about... [more]

$242.00

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Design Drawing

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Design Drawing

Francis D. K. Ching, Steven P. Juroszek

Architectural structure & design

Paperback

Author and architecture educator Frank D.K. Ching shares his unique command of visual language in this revised guide to drawing... [more]

$93.95

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Masonry Design

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Masonry Design

Paul W. McMullin (University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah), Jonathan S. Price (Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

Architectural structure & design; Civil engineering, surveying & building

Paperback

Masonry is found extensively in construction throughout the world. It is economical and strong. Masonry Design-part of the... [more]

$46.99

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Rescue and reuse: Communities, heritage and architecture

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Rescue and reuse: Communities, heritage and architecture

Ian Morrison, Merlin Waterson

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Conservation of buildings & building materials

Hardback

Historic buildings and places play an essential role in the everyday lives of the people of the UK, their cultural identity... [more]

$73.99

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Creative Ecologies: Theorizing the Practice of Architecture

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Creative Ecologies: Theorizing the Practice of Architecture

Helene Frichot (Kth School of Architecture Sweden)

Architecture; Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Philosophy

Paperback

Architect and philosopher Helene Frichot examines how the discipline of architecture is theorized and practiced at the periphery.... [more]

$47.99

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SketchUp for Builders: A Comprehensive Guide for Creating 3D Building Models Using SketchUp

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SketchUp for Builders: A Comprehensive Guide for Creating 3D Building Models...

John G. Brock

Architectural structure & design

Paperback

The only comprehensive SketchUp guide written for builders and contractors SketchUp is a 3D modeling application used... [more]

$78.95

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Sustainable Construction

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Sustainable Construction

Sandy Halliday (Gaia Group, UK)

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Development studies

Paperback

It has taken a very long time for sustainable development to be recognised as a justified restraint on inappropriate development.... [more]

$83.99

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Structure and Architecture

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Structure and Architecture

Angus J. Macdonald (University of Edinburgh, UK)

Architectural structure & design; Architecture: professional practice; Technical design

Paperback

This thoroughly updated edition of Angus J. Macdonald's insightful book Structure and Architecture offers an in depth analysis... [more]

$83.99

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Vases: 250 state-of-the-art designs

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Vases: 250 state-of-the-art designs

Agata Toromanoff

Furniture design; Architectural structure & design; Professional interior design

Hardback

This essential sourcebook showcases the unprecedented scope and quality of today's state-of-the-art vases. [more]

$35.00

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Bubbletecture: Inflatable Architecture and Design

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Bubbletecture: Inflatable Architecture and Design

Sharon Francis

Architectural structure & design

Hardback

Following in the footsteps of Nanotecture, Mobitecture, and Pet-tecture, a fascinating and fun guide to everything inflatable... [more]

$29.95

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The New Public Library: Design Innovation for the Twenty-First Century

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The New Public Library: Design Innovation for the Twenty-First Century

R. Thomas Hille

Architecture; Architectural structure & design; Library & information sciences

Paperback

The New Public Library is an in-depth design study of an exemplary collection... [more]

$112.00

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Elemental Architecture: Temperaments of Sustainability

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Elemental Architecture: Temperaments of Sustainability

Phillip James Tabb (Texas A&M University, USA)

Theory of architecture; Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Landscape art & architecture

Paperback

Elemental Architecture presents a new and refreshing approach to sustainable architectural practice. Going beyond the standard... [more]

$62.99

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Making Marks: Architects' Sketchbooks - The Creative Process

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Making Marks: Architects' Sketchbooks - The Creative Process

Will Jones

Architectural structure & design

Hardback

A rich and varied glimpse into the creative processes of a broad array of contemporary architects. [more]

$60.00

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Cantilever Architecture

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Cantilever Architecture

Kyoung Sun Moon (Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA)

Architecture; Architectural structure & design; Civil engineering, surveying & building

Paperback

Cantilever Architecture shows you how to integrate cantilever designs into your building from conception, to help you create... [more]

$77.99

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BAWA Staircases

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BAWA Staircases

David Robson

Architectural structure & design

Hardback

Aimed at architecture students and professionals Bawa Staircases offers the reader a primer of how staircases are often the... [more]

$49.99

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Green Infrastructure Planning: Reintegrating Landscape in Urban Planning

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Green Infrastructure Planning: Reintegrating Landscape in Urban Planning...

Ian Mell

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; City & town planning - architectural aspects

Hardback

This useful guide provides an essential introduction to green infrastructure for planners, landscape architects, engineers... [more]

$84.99

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