Architectural Reference Products

  • Lacan for Architects

    By Lorens Holm

    Paperback – 2016-03-01 
    Thinkers for Architects

  • Designing Tall Buildings

    Structure as Architecture, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Sarkisian

    This second edition of Designing Tall Buildings, an accessible reference to guide you through the fundamental principles of designing high-rises, features two new chapters, additional sections, 400 images, project examples, and updated US and international codes. Each chapter focuses on a theme…

    Paperback – 2016-01-14 

  • Preserving New York

    Winning the Right to Protect a City’s Landmarks

    By Anthony Wood

    Preserving New York is the largely unknown inspiring story of the origins of New York City’s nationally acclaimed landmarks law. The decades of struggle behind the law, its intellectual origins, the men and women who fought for it, the forces that shaped it, and the buildings lost and saved on the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • Tony Hunt's Structures Notebook

    2nd Edition

    By Tony Hunt, Tony Hunt

    The purpose of the Structures Notebook is to explain, in the simplest possible terms, about the structure of 'things', and to demonstrate the fact that everything you see and touch, live in and use, living and man-made, has a structure which is acted upon by natural forces and reacts to these…

    Hardback – 2015-12-31 

  • A History of Architecture and Urbanism in the Americas

    By Clare Cardinal-Pett

     A History of Architecture and Urbanism in the Americas is the first comprehensive survey to narrate the urbanization of the Western Hemisphere, from the Arctic Circle to Antarctica, making it a vital resource to help you understand the built environment in this part of the world. The book…

    Paperback – 2015-11-27 

  • Modernity

    Enlightenment and Revolution – ideal and unforeseen consequence

    By Christopher Tadgell

    The seventh book in the Architecture in Context series, this is a comprehensive survey of European architecture from the pre-dawn of the Enlightenment in early Georgian England to the triumph of Brutalism in the seventh decade of the twentieth century. The three main sections of the book are…

    Hardback – 2015-09-17
    Architecture in Context

  • Digital Vernacular

    Architectural Principles, Tools, and Processes

    By James Stevens, Ralph Nelson

    Digital Vernacular addresses the why and how of digital fabrication in hundreds of step-by-step color images, illuminating a set of working principles and techniques that join theory with practice. Authors James Stevens and Ralph Nelson reconcile local traditions and innovations with globally…

    Paperback – 2015-08-28

  • Architect's Legal Pocket Book

    2nd Edition

    By Matthew Cousins

    A little book that's big on information, the Architect's Legal Pocket Book is the definitive reference on legal issues for architects and architectural students. This handy pocket guide covers key legal principles which will help you to quickly understand the law and where to go for further…

    Paperback – 2015-08-24
    Routledge Pocket Books

  • CDM 2015: A Practical Guide for Architects and Designers

    By Paul Bussey

    This is the designer’s essential guide to implementing the new CDM 2015 regulations. It provides both a straightforward overview of the key changes and new duty holders, including the Principal Designer, as well as full colour diagrams and annotated plans which demonstrate how to apply the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-07
    RIBA Publishing

  • Graphic Design for Architects

    A Manual for Visual Communication

    By Karen Lewis

    Graphic Design for Architects is a handbook of techniques, explanations and examples of graphic design most relevant to architects. The book covers a variety of scales of graphic design, everything from portfolio design and competition boards, to signage and building super-graphics – to address…

    Paperback – 2015-06-30

  • English Homes and Gardens (4-vol. ES set)

    Edited by Ariyuki Kondo

    This is the first part of a reprint of ‘English Homes and Gardens’, a series edited by H. Avray Tipping and originally published in London in the 1920s. - The series gathered records of British residential architecture, with many photographs and plans. - It covered around 250 castles, manor houses…

    Hardback – 2015-06-09
    Edition Synapse

  • Designing Spaces for Natural Ventilation

    An Architect's Guide

    By Ulrike Passe, Francine Battaglia

    Buildings can breathe naturally, without the use of mechanical systems, if you design the spaces properly. This accessible and thorough guide shows you how in more than 260 color diagrams and photographs illustrating case studies and CFD simulations. You can achieve truly natural ventilation,…

    Paperback – 2015-04-30

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