Architecture: Structure, Materials and Detailing

  • LabStudio: Design Research between Architecture and Biology book cover

    LabStudio

    Design Research between Architecture and Biology

    Edited by Jenny E. Sabin, Peter Lloyd Jones

    LabStudio: Design Research between Architecture and Biology introduces the concept of the research design laboratory in which funded research and trans-disciplinary participants achieve radical advances in science, design, and applied architectural practice. The book demonstrates to natural…

    Paperback – 2017-08-09 
    Routledge

  • Integrating Building Performance with Design: An Architecture Student’s Guidebook book cover

    Integrating Building Performance with Design

    An Architecture Student’s Guidebook

    By Elizabeth J. Grant

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge

  • Material Strategies in Digital Fabrication book cover

    Material Strategies in Digital Fabrication

    2nd Edition

    By Christopher Beorkrem

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge

  • Special Structural Topics book cover

    Special Structural Topics

    Edited by Paul W. McMullin, Jonathan S. Price, Sarah Simchuk

    Special Structural Topics covers specialty structural situations for students and professional architects and engineers, such as soil mechanics, structural retrofit, structural integrity, cladding design, blast considerations, vibration, and structural sustainability. As part of the Architect’s…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04 
    Routledge
    Architect's Guidebooks to Structures

  • Case Study Strategies for Architects and Designers: Integrative Data Research Methods book cover

    Case Study Strategies for Architects and Designers

    Integrative Data Research Methods

    By Marja Sarvimaki

    Case Study Strategies for Architects and Designers explains methods in evidence-based design, also called practice-based research, to show you the value of research to your designs. Topics covered pertain to data collection and analysis techniques, including surveys, interviews, fieldwork…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge

  • Building Structures: understanding the basics book cover

    Building Structures

    understanding the basics, 3rd Edition

    By Malcolm Millais

    This is a one-stop book for knowing everything important about building structures. Self-contained and with no prerequisites needed, it is suitable for both general readers and building professionals. Follow the history of structural understanding; grasp the concepts of structural behaviour via…

    Paperback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge

  • Timber Design book cover

    Timber Design

    Edited by Paul W. McMullin, Jonathan S. Price

    Timber Design covers timber fundamentals for students and professional architects and engineers, such as tension elements, flexural elements, shear and torsion, compression elements, connections, and lateral design. As part of the Architect’s Guidebooks to Structures series, it provides a…

    Paperback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge
    Architect's Guidebooks to Structures

  • Architect's Pocket Book book cover

    Architect's Pocket Book

    5th Edition

    By Jonathan Hetreed, Ann Ross, Charlotte Baden-Powell

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-04-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Pocket Books

  • Architecture Follows Nature-Biomimetic Principles for Innovative Design book cover

    Architecture Follows Nature-Biomimetic Principles for Innovative Design

    By Ilaria Mazzoleni

    Applying Properties of Animals Skins to Inspire Architectural EnvelopesBiology influences design projects in many ways; the related discipline is known as biomimetics or biomimicry. Using the animal kingdom as a source of inspiration, Ilaria Mazzoleni seeks to instill a shift in thinking about the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    CRC Press
    Biomimetics Series

  • Reinventing an Urban Vernacular: Developing Sustainable Housing Prototypes for Cities Based on Traditional Strategies book cover

    Reinventing an Urban Vernacular

    Developing Sustainable Housing Prototypes for Cities Based on Traditional Strategies

    By Terry Moor

    With increasing population and its associated demand on our limited resources, we need to rethink our current strategies for construction of multifamily buildings in urban areas. Reinventing an Urban Vernacular addresses these new demands for smaller and more efficient housing units adapted to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge

  • Conservation: RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide book cover

    Conservation

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide

    By Hugh Feilden

    Conservation is part of a brand new series providing must-read practical guidance to running efficient and successful projects using the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013. Each guide takes a particular angle – in this case the author guides you through working on a conservation project - and explains the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01
    RIBA Publishing

  • The Loft Conversion Handbook book cover

    The Loft Conversion Handbook

    By Construction Products Association

    This book is an easy-to-use handbook, providing architects and builders with up-to-date guidance on managing loft conversions and ensuring they achieve compliance with the Building Regulations. It brings together solutions offered in the Approved Documents and third tier guidance, such as industry…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01
    RIBA Publishing

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