Paperbacks Direct: Architecture

  • 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 – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Eco-design of Buildings and Infrastructure book cover

    Eco-design of Buildings and Infrastructure

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bruno Peuportier, Fabien Leurent, Jean Roger-Estrade

    The Chair on Ecodesign for buildings and infrastructures was created by ParisTech in partnership with VINCI with the aim of developing evaluation and simulation tools that integrate all ecodesign aspects (e.g. greenhouse gas emissions, impact on biodiversity, depletion of resources, etc.) and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Cities Research Series

  • 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 – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Building Regulations and Urban Form, 1200-1900 book cover

    Building Regulations and Urban Form, 1200-1900

    1st Edition

    Edited by Terry R. Slater, Sandra M.G. Pinto

    Towns are complicated places. It is therefore not surprising that from the beginnings of urban development, towns and town life have been regulated. Whether the basis of regulation was imposed or agreed, ultimately it was necessary to have a law-based system to ensure that disagreements could be…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Exploring Informal Learning Space in the University: A Collaborative Approach book cover

    Exploring Informal Learning Space in the University

    A Collaborative Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Walton, Graham Matthews

    Growing student numbers, increased student expectations, new approaches to learning, and fast-paced technological advances all contribute to the need for universities to take a more strategic approach to their buildings, including formal and informal learning spaces. Exploring Informal Learning…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    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 – 2019-12-12
    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 – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Monitoring and Assessment of Structures book cover

    Monitoring and Assessment of Structures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Armer

    This book details the latest methods available for the in-service assessment of buildings and other structures. Written by a team of international experts, it provides detailed information and practical advice on key issues such as safety assessment and performance monitoring and evaluation. All…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Underpinning and Retention book cover

    Underpinning and Retention

    1st Edition

    Edited by S. Thorburn, G.S. Littlejohn

    The failure of foundations leads to distortion of building superstructures and a loss of structural integrity. If allowed to continue unchecked, this process will lead ultimately to non-serviceability and demolition. The chief and most successful remedial measure is to underpin the structure and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Steelwork Corrosion Control book cover

    Steelwork Corrosion Control

    2nd Edition

    By D.A. Bayliss, D.H. Deacon

    Engineers on major building projects continue to echo the sentiment that "painting amounts to 10% of the job, but provides 90% of the problems". This second edition of Steelwork Corrosion Control provides sound advice and authoritative guidance on the principles involved and methods of achieving…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    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 – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Towards Tate Modern: Public Policy, Private Vision book cover

    Towards Tate Modern

    Public Policy, Private Vision, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Donnellan

    Towards Tate Modern provides a new interdisciplinary account of Tate’s shifting position as a national arts institution. The book examines how earlier government directives impacted on Tate, which saw the organisation refocusing its aims and resulted in it pioneering new models for working across…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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