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  • Bioclimatic Double-skin Facades

    By Mary Benedict Bonham

    This guide shows you how to adapt a double-facade building strategy to your climate so that you can meet client needs for beauty and comfort while also reducing their energy load and environmental impacts. Bioclimatic double-skins conserve energy passively and often resonate with the culture of a…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Full-Scale Mock-ups

    From Representation to Reality

    By Nick Gelpi

    Paperback – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge

  • Comprehensive Tectonics

    Technical Building Assemblies from the Ground to the Sky

    By Alexis Gregory

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • The Architecture and Engineering of Natural Cooling

    2nd Edition

    By Brian Ford, Rosa Schiano-Phan

    This revised and updated handbook provides the architect, engineer and other building professional with the latest research and practice in the application of passive and hybrid downdraught cooling in different building types in different locations around the world. It includes: - guidance on the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Learning from Failure in the Design Process

    Experimenting with Materials

    By Lisa Huang

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Structural Design Exercises for Architects

    Think + Make + Break

    By Robert Whitehead

    Structural Technology in Practice shows you how to use structural design ideas to figure out architectural design problems. You will learn to think about what to do, make models and prototypes of your ideas, break them to see how they fail, and then evaluate how to make your ideas better. Discover…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Diagramming the Big Idea

    Methods for Architectural Composition, 2nd Edition

    By Jeffrey Balmer, Michael T. Swisher

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Masonry Design

    Edited by Paul W. McMullin, Jonathan S. Price

    Masonry is found extensively in construction throughout the world. It is economical and strong. Masonry Design—part of the Architect’s Guidebook to Structures series—presents the fundamentals in an accessible fashion through beautiful illustrations, simple and complete examples, and from the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-07 
    Routledge
    Architect's Guidebooks to Structures

  • The New Public Library

    Design Innovation for the Twenty-First Century

    By R. Thomas Hille

    The New Public Library is an in-depth design study of an exemplary collection of recent public libraries, and the historical precedents that have informed and inspired their development. An introductory overview presents seven critical themes that characterize public library design, past and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-26 
    Routledge

  • Elementary Structural Analysis and Design of Buildings

    A Guide for Practicing Engineers and Students

    By Dominick R. Pilla

    This overview of the analysis and design of buildings runs from basic principles and elementary structural analysis to the selection of structural systems and materials, and on to foundations and retaining structures. It presents a variety of approaches and methodologies while featuring…

    Paperback – 2018-10-30 
    CRC Press

  • Cantilever Architecture

    By Kyoung Sun Moon

    Cantilever Architecture shows you how to integrate cantilever designs into your building from conception, to help you create support-free structures without the need for columns or walls, whether for balconies, stairs, to occupy the air rights of the lot next door, or to build super tall buildings.…

    Paperback – 2018-10-23 
    Routledge

  • Structure and Architecture

    3rd Edition

    By Angus J. Macdonald

    This thoroughly updated edition of Angus J. Macdonald’s insightful book Structure and Architecture offers an in depth analysis of structural design and its relationship with architecture. It draws on clear explanations of the connections between structural form, structural performance and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-19 
    Routledge

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