Digital Architecture Products

  • Beginning Design Technology

    By Mike Christenson

    Beginning Design Technology introduces how design technologies work together, including tools, materials, and software, such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Autodesk AutoCAD, and others. It teaches you how to think about each design tool, whether a software program or physical modelmaking,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-14 

  • Landscape Architecture and Digital Technologies

    Re-conceptualising design and making

    By Jillian Walliss, Heike Rahmann

    Landscape Architecture and Digital Technologies explores how digital technologies are reshaping design and making in landscape architecture. While the potentials of digital technologies are well documented within landscape planning and visualisation, their application within design practice is far…

    Paperback – 2015-12-23 

  • Getting to Grips with BIM

    A Guide for Small and Medium-Sized Architecture, Engineering and Construction Firms

    By Graham Paterson, Tahar Kouider, James Harty

    With the UK government‘s 2016 BIM threshold approaching, support for small organisations on interpreting, filtering and applying BIM protocols and standards is urgently required. Many small UK construction industry supply chain firms are uncertain about what Level 2 BIM involves and are unsure…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08 

  • Responsive Landscapes

    Strategies for Responsive Technologies in Landscape Architecture

    By Bradley E Cantrell, Justine Holzman

    The sensing, processing, and visualizing that are currently in development within the environment boldly change the ways design and maintenance of landscapes are perceived and conceptualised. This is the first book to rationalize interactive architecture and responsive technologies through the lens…

    Paperback – 2015-11-10 

  • Beyond BIM

    Architecture Information Modeling

    By Danelle Briscoe

    Beyond BIM explores the vast and under-explored design potential undertaken by information modeling. Through a series of investigations grounded in the analysis of built work, interviews with leading practitioners, and speculative projects, the author catalogs the practical advantages and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-21 

  • The BIM Management Handbook

    By David Shepherd

    An authoritative and practical road map for those implementing and managing BIM workflows. With the 2016 deadline for BIM level 2 fast approaching and the growing realisation of the huge benefits BIM brings these skills are becoming industry essentials. Concentrating on the how rather than the why…

    Paperback – 2015-10-16 
    RIBA Publishing

  • 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

  • Claims, Disputes and Litigation Involving BIM

    By Jason M Dougherty

    Are you unsure about: the current US legal environment with respect to BIM and VDC? the evolving standards of care for design and construction professionals using BIM and VDC? what practical methods and techniques can be used for analyzing construction claims and disputes involving BIM…

    Hardback – 2015-06-29

  • Building Dynamics

    Exploring Architecture of Change

    Edited by Branko Kolarevic, Vera Parlac

    Buildings are increasingly ‘dynamic’: equipped with sensors, actuators and controllers, they ‘self-adjust’ in response to changes in the external and internal environments and patterns of use. Building Dynamics asks how this change manifests itself and what it means for architecture as buildings…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23

  • Builders of the Vision

    Software and the Imagination of Design

    By Daniel Cardoso Llach

    Builders of the Vision traces the intellectual history and contemporary practices of Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Numerical Control since the years following World War II until today. Drawing from primary archival and ethnographic sources, it identifies and documents the crucial ideas shaping…

    Paperback – 2015-06-15

  • Post-Occupancy Evaluation (Routledge Revivals)

    By Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Edward White, Harvey Rabinowitz

    Post-occupancy evaluation, focusing on building’s occupants and their needs, provides insight into the consequences of past design decisions and forms a sound basis for creating better buildings in the future. This book, first published in 1988, includes a review of the evolution of the field, a…

    Hardback – 2015-05-08
    Routledge Revivals

  • Hybrid Drawing Techniques

    Design Process and Presentation

    By Gilbert Gorski

    Hybrid Drawing Techniques: Design Process and Presentation reaffirms the value of traditional hand drawing in the design process by demonstrating how to integrate it with digital techniques; enhancing and streamlining the investigative process while at the same time yielding superior presentation…

    Paperback – 2015-01-14

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