Digital Architecture Products

  • Architectural Principles in the Age of Cybernetics

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Hight

    A theoretical history of anthropomorphism and proportion in modern architecture, this volume brings into focus the discourse around proportion with current problems of post-humanism in architecture alongside the new possibilities made available through digital technologies. The book examines how…

    Paperback – 2007-12-06

  • Digitalia

    Architecture and the Digital, the Environmental and the Avant-Garde, 1st Edition

    By Susannah Hagan

    Susannah Hagan boldly discusses the fraught relationship between key dominating areas of architectural discourse - digital design, environmental design, and avant-garde design. Digitalia firstly demonstrates that drawing such firm lines between architectural spheres is damaging and foolish,…

    Paperback – 2007-11-08

  • From Models to Drawings

    Imagination and Representation in Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marco Frascari, Jonathan Hale, Bradley Starkey

    This edited collection addresses the vital role of the imagination in the critical interpretation of architectural representations. By challenging the contemporary tendency for computer-aided drawings to become mere ‘models’ for imitation in the construction of buildings, the articles explore the…

    Hardback – 2007-10-30

  • Perspective, Projections and Design

    Technologies of Architectural Representation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mario Carpo, Frédérique Lemerle

    The essays selected for this book, presented in chronological order, discuss various aspects of image-making technologies, geometrical knowledge and tools for architectural design, focusing in particular on two historical periods marked by comparable patterns of technological and cultural change.…

    Paperback – 2007-09-26

  • Abstract Space

    Beneath the Media Surface, 1st Edition

    By Therese Tierney

    This visually stunning, conceptually rich and imaginative book investigates the cultural connection between new media and architectural imaging. Through a range of material, from theoretical texts to experimental design projects, Tierney explores notions of what the architectural image means…

    Paperback – 2007-03-05
    Taylor & Francis

  • Softspace

    From a Representation of Form to a Simulation of Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sean Lally, Jessica Young

    This well-illustrated book unites essayists and emerging architectural practices to examine how digital tools are increasingly being used in architectural design, not only to show form, structure and geometries but also to visualize and simulate energies and material qualities such as air, gas,…

    Paperback – 2006-12-20

  • Algorithmic Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Kostas Terzidis

    Why does the word design owe its origin to Latin and not Greek roots? Where do the limits of the human mind lie? How does ambiguity enter the deterministic world of computation? Who was Parmenides and why is his philosophy still puzzling today? This unique volume challenges the reader to tackle all…

    Paperback – 2006-05-10

  • Fabrication

    1st Edition

    By Peter Silver, William McLean

    Packed with stunning images this is an indispensable visual guide illustrating and explaining current fabrication processes and material transformation. Providing a documentary of an eclectic range of fabrication techniques, this is the ideal reference for designers who wish to learn more about the…

    Paperback – 2006-01-25

  • Catalytic Formations

    Architecture and Digital Design, 1st Edition

    By Ali Rahim

    At the dawn of the twenty-first century, digital technologies have enabled new techniques for the development of architecture. In Catalytic Formations, Ali Rahim suggests that these digital design techniques have the potential to affect the wider cultural landscape in profound ways. Digital…

    Paperback – 2005-12-22
    Taylor & Francis

  • Contemporary Architecture and the Digital Design Process

    1st Edition

    By Peter Szalapaj

    Contemporary Architecture and the Digital Design Process introduces the reader to new developments in the computer modelling of design form in contemporary architectural practice through a series of detailed case studies. The book illustrates how evolving design practices use and exploit the…

    Paperback – 2005-03-10

  • Smart Materials and Technologies

    For the Architecture and Design Professions, 1st Edition

    By D. Michelle Addington, Daniel Schodek

    Today, architects and designers are beginning to look toward developments in new"smart" or "intelligent" materials and technologies for solutions to long-standing problemsin building design. However, these new materials have so far been applied in a diversebut largely idiosyncratic nature, because…

    Paperback – 2004-10-16

  • CAD Principles for Architectural Design

    1st Edition

    By Peter Szalapaj

    CAD Principles for Architectural Design is aimed at design students and practitioners interested in understanding how CAD is used in architectural practice. This book makes connections between the basic operations that are common to most CAD systems, and their use in practice on actual…

    Paperback – 2000-12-19

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