Architecture: Structure, Materials and Detailing

  • Situate, Manipulate, Fabricate: An Anthology of the Influences on Architectural Design and Production book cover

    Situate, Manipulate, Fabricate

    An Anthology of the Influences on Architectural Design and Production, 1st Edition

    By Chad Schwartz

    This anthology of selected works outlines three critical instigators of architecture, all tied directly to the tectonic makeup of our built environment – place, material, and assembly. These catalysts provide the organizational framework for a collection of essays discussing their significant…

    Paperback – 2020-04-27 
    Routledge

  • Structural Design Against Deflection book cover

    Structural Design Against Deflection

    1st Edition

    By Tianjian Ji

    Deflections tend to have more significance in modern structures, especially those that are either taller, longer, or have wider spans than earlier designs. It is also necessary to provide desirable distributions of internal forces in order to achieve effective, efficient and elegant structures.…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    CRC Press

  • Shadow: the architectural power of withholding light book cover

    Shadow

    the architectural power of withholding light, 1st Edition

    By Simon Unwin

    Each of these Analysing Architecture Notebooks is devoted to a particular theme in understanding the rich and varied workings of architecture. They can be thought of as addenda to the foundation volume Analysing Architecture, which first appeared in 1997 and has subsequently been enlarged in three…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Analysing Architecture Notebooks

  • Blurred Transparencies in Contemporary Glass Architecture: Material, Culture, and Technology book cover

    Blurred Transparencies in Contemporary Glass Architecture

    Material, Culture, and Technology, 1st Edition

    By Aki Ishida

    Blurred Transparencies in Contemporary Glass Architecture brings to light complex readings of transparent glass through close observations of six pivotal works of architecture. Written from the perspectives of a practitioner, the six essays challenge assumptions about fragility and visual…

    Paperback – 2020-03-26 
    Routledge

  • Doors: History, Repair and Conservation book cover

    Doors

    History, Repair and Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Tutton, James W.P. Campbell

    In Doors: History, Repair and Conservation, readers are guided through the function, history, development, care, repair and conservation of doors by chapter authors who are experts in their field. This book offers depth and range of detail from dating and archaeology right through to the surveying,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-06 
    Routledge

  • Acoustics of Multi-Use Performing Arts Centers book cover

    Acoustics of Multi-Use Performing Arts Centers

    1st Edition

    By Mark Holden

    Explores the Science and Practice Of Acoustics for Arts Centers Employing the experiences of a world-renowned acoustician celebrated for the successful design of multi-use performing arts centers, Acoustics of Multi-Use Performing Arts Centers examines the complexities of this venue and discusses…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Design in Modular Construction book cover

    Design in Modular Construction

    1st Edition

    By Mark Lawson, Ray Ogden, Chris Goodier

    Modular construction can dramatically improve efficiency in construction, through factory production of pre-engineered building units and their delivery to the site either as entire buildings or as substantial elements. The required technology and application are developing rapidly, but design is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Conservation of Architectural Ironwork book cover

    Conservation of Architectural Ironwork

    1st Edition

    By David S. Mitchell

    The peak of architectural ironwork in the 19th Century saw the spread of ornate decorative ironwork across the world. In recent years there has been a significant increase in conservation and restoration projects aiming to protect the artistry of traditional ironwork for future generations.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Environmental and Architectural Acoustics book cover

    Environmental and Architectural Acoustics

    2nd Edition

    By Z. Maekawa, Jens Rindel, P. Lord

    Adopting a multi-disciplinary approach to the practice of achieving a more acceptable acoustic environment, this book draws on the same basic principles to cover both the outdoors and indoor space. It starts with the fundamentals of sound waves and hearing and goes on to the measurement of noise…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Free-Standing Tension Structures: From Tensegrity Systems to Cable-Strut Systems book cover

    Free-Standing Tension Structures

    From Tensegrity Systems to Cable-Strut Systems, 1st Edition

    By Binbing Wang

    Architects are constantly looking for new methods to create large indoor spaces unhindered by columns and other supports. Tensile and cable-strut structures are one method of producing such spaces. They also enable the creation of different shaped spaces allowing architects more scope for…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat book cover

    Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

    1st Edition

    By Lynn Beadle

    This book, the result of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat 6th World Congress: Cities in the Third Millennium, examines the issues which must be addressed if we are to have a common understanding of the forces of change.Experts in architecture, engineering and planning contribute a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Bioclimatic Double-Skin Façades book cover

    Bioclimatic Double-Skin Façades

    1st Edition

    By Mary Ben Bonham

    Visually enriched with over 250 photographs and drawings, Bioclimatic Double-Skin Façades is an essential reference guide for understanding the types and functions of double-skin façades. Author Mary Ben Bonham examines the history and continuing potential of double-skin architecture, informing on…

    Paperback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge

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