Architecture: Structure, Materials and Detailing

  • Overlooking the Visual: Demystifying the Art of Design book cover

    Overlooking the Visual

    Demystifying the Art of Design, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Moore

    Making tangible connections between theory and practice, ideas and form, this book encourages debate about the artistic, conceptual, and cultural significance of the way things look. What are the metaphysical concepts at the heart of design education, theory, and philosophy? Why do we assume that…

    Paperback – 2009-11-30
    Routledge

  • Precedents in Zero-Energy Design: Architecture and Passive Design in the 2007 Solar Decathlon book cover

    Precedents in Zero-Energy Design

    Architecture and Passive Design in the 2007 Solar Decathlon, 1st Edition

    By Michael Zaretsky

    ‘Michael Zaretsky’s Precedents in Zero-Energy Design is such an important book … it will help readers recognize that design comes before technology – and renewable energy systems alone can’t solve the problems we face’ –  John D. Quale, Assistant Professor of Architecture and ecoMOD Project…

    Paperback – 2009-10-15
    Routledge

  • Environment, Technology and Sustainability book cover

    Environment, Technology and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    By Hocine Bougdah, Stephen Sharples

    This second volume in the Technologies of Architecture series – the only series of books tuned to the architectural technology syllabus – explores the environmental influences on building design. Looking particularly at sustainable building, a holistic view is taken, so that the influence…

    Paperback – 2009-07-22
    Taylor & Francis
    Technologies of Architecture

  • History, Performance and Conservation book cover

    History, Performance and Conservation

    1st Edition

    By Barry Bridgwood, Lindsay Lennie

    Ideal for students of architectural technology, this volume of the Technologies of Architecture series covers the technologies available and the processes necessary for the conservation of existing buildings and environments. This book provides, in a single text, the tools for students to be able…

    Paperback – 2008-12-01
    Taylor & Francis
    Technologies of Architecture

  • Understanding Architecture Through Drawing book cover

    Understanding Architecture Through Drawing

    2nd Edition

    By Brian Edwards

    This second edition is fully revised and updated and includes new chapters on sustainability, history and archaeology, designing through drawing and drawing in architectural practice. The book introduces design and graphic techniques aimed to help designers increase their understanding of buildings…

    Paperback – 2008-09-05
    Taylor & Francis

  • The Global Architect: Firms, Fame and Urban Form book cover

    The Global Architect

    Firms, Fame and Urban Form, 1st Edition

    By Donald McNeill

    The Global Architect explores the increasing significance of globalization processes on urban change, architectural practice and the built environment. In what is primarily a critical sociological overview of the current global architectural industry, Donald McNeill covers the "star system" of…

    Paperback – 2008-08-05
    Routledge
    Cultural Spaces

  • Cladding of Buildings book cover

    Cladding of Buildings

    4th Edition

    By Alan J. Brookes, Alan J. Brookes, Maarten Meijs

    This key text addresses the topic of lightweight claddings in buildings and is a useful guide and reference resource. Written by well-known specialists in the field, this fourth edition of an established text has been revised throughout to incorporate the latest environmental issues, the use…

    Paperback – 2008-02-14
    Taylor & Francis

  • Materials, Specification and Detailing: Foundations of Building Design book cover

    Materials, Specification and Detailing

    Foundations of Building Design, 1st Edition

    By Norman Wienand

    Continuing in the holistic philosophy of the Technologies of Architecture series, this volume examines the various layers of knowledge, skills and mechanisms that make up the many approaches to the essential function of technical design in the creation of successful buildings. Well-illustrated…

    Paperback – 2007-12-13
    Taylor & Francis
    Technologies of Architecture

  • Doorway book cover

    Doorway

    1st Edition

    By Simon Unwin

    Though we may take them for granted, doorways impinge on our lives in many ways. Their powers are even richer and more varied than those of the wall. They can change the ways we behave, and alter how we see our surroundings. They challenge us and protect our territories. They punctuate our…

    Paperback – 2007-12-06
    Routledge

  • On Span and Space: Exploring Structures in Architecture book cover

    On Span and Space

    Exploring Structures in Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Bjorn N. Sandaker

    In this richly illustrated book with many practical examples, Bjorn Sandaker provides readers with a better understanding of the relationship between technology and architecture. As an experienced teacher and writer, Sandaker offers a well-founded aesthetic theory to support the understanding and…

    Paperback – 2007-10-19
    Routledge

  • The Environments of Architecture: Environmental Design in Context book cover

    The Environments of Architecture

    Environmental Design in Context, 1st Edition

    By Randall Thomas, Trevor Garnham

    This well-illustrated 'think piece' provides a much needed and topical philosophical introduction to the place of environmental design in architecture. The Environments of Architecture sets out a range of considerations necessary to produce appropriate internal environments in the context of a…

    Paperback – 2007-09-21
    Taylor & Francis

  • Mitchell's Structure & Fabric Part 2 book cover

    Mitchell's Structure & Fabric Part 2

    7th Edition

    By J S Foster

    Structure and Fabric Part 2 consolidates and develops the construction principles introduced in Part 1. With generous use of illustrations this book provides a thorough treatment of the techniques used in the construction of various types of building.This new edition has been thoroughly…

    Paperback – 2007-07-12
    Routledge
    Mitchell's Building Series

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