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  • The Return of Nature

    Sustaining Architecture in the Face of Sustainability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Preston Scott Cohen, Erika Naginski

    The Return of Nature asks you to critique your conception of nature and your approach to architectural sustainability and green design. What do the terms mean? Are they de facto design requirements? Or are they unintended design replacements? The book is divided into five parts giving you…

    Paperback – 2014-06-26
    Routledge

  • Collaborations in Architecture and Engineering

    1st Edition

    By Clare Olsen, Sinead Mac Namara

    Collaborations in Architecture and Engineering focuses on team-building and problem-solving between architects and engineers to prepare you for working together in practice. It provides an overview and foundation for interdisciplinary collaboration so that you can create innovative proposals for…

    Paperback – 2014-06-26
    Routledge

  • Shell Structures for Architecture

    Form Finding and Optimization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sigrid Adriaenssens, Philippe Block, Diederik Veenendaal, Chris Williams

    *** Featuring a foreword by Pritzker Prize Winner Shigeru Ban *** Bringing together experts from research and practice, Shell Structures for Architecture: Form Finding and Optimization presents contemporary design methods for shell and gridshell structures, covering form-finding and structural…

    Paperback – 2014-04-22
    Routledge

  • Life Cycle Assessment

    1st Edition

    By Kathrina Simonen

    Life Cycle Assessment addresses the dynamic and dialectic of building and ecology, presenting the key theories and techniques surrounding the use of life cycle assessment data and methods. Architects and construction professionals must assume greater responsibility in helping building owners to…

    Paperback – 2014-04-11
    Routledge
    PocketArchitecture

  • Building Information Modeling

    1st Edition

    By Karen M. Kensek

    This is a design guide for architects, engineers, and contractors concerning the principles and specific applications of building information modeling (BIM). BIM has the potential to revolutionize the building industry, and yet not all architects and construction professionals fully understand…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge
    PocketArchitecture

  • The Architecture of Art Museums

    A Decade of Design: 2000 - 2010, 1st Edition

    By Ronnie Self

    As a building type, art museums are unparalleled for the opportunities they provide for architectural investigation and experimentation. They are frequently key components of urban revitalization and often push the limits of building technology. Art museums are places of pleasure, education and…

    Paperback – 2014-03-18
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Architectural Science

    The Basis of Sustainable Design, 3rd Edition

    By Steven V. Szokolay

    Now in its third edition, this book provides the ideal and only reference to the physical basis of architectural design. Fully updated and expanded throughout, the book provides the data required for architects to design buildings that will maintain the users comfort in a variety of conditions,…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge

  • Design-Tech

    Building Science for Architects, 2nd Edition

    By Jason Alread, Thomas Leslie, Robert Whitehead

    Design-Tech is an indispensable, holistic approach to architectural technology that shows you in hundreds of drawings and tables the why as well as the how of building science, providing you with a comprehensive overview. In this expanded edition, measurements and examples are listed in both metric…

    Paperback – 2014-02-25
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-02-24
    CRC Press

  • Companion to Urban Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tridib Banerjee, Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris

    Today the practice of urban design has forged a distinctive identity with applications at many different scales – ranging from the block or street scale to the scale of metropolitan and regional landscapes. Urban design interfaces many aspects of contemporary public policy – multiculturalism,…

    Paperback – 2014-02-24
    Routledge

  • Process: Material and Representation in Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Gail Peter Borden

    This book examines the interrelationship of representational methods and material systems as fundamental drivers of the design process. Identifying four primary categories of representational logics - point, line, surface, mass - each category is illustrated through four precedent projects that…

    Paperback – 2014-01-31
    Routledge

  • Fire from First Principles

    A Design Guide to International Building Fire Safety, 4th Edition

    By Paul Stollard

    Fire safety is a fundamental requirement of any building, and is of concern to several professions which contribute to the construction process. Following on from the success of the previous three editions, Paul Stollard has returned to update and expand this classic introduction to&…

    Paperback – 2014-01-30
    Routledge

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