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  • Structural Technology in Practice

    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 – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Automation in the Virtual Testing of Mechanical Systems

    Theories and Implementation Techniques

    By Ole Ivar Sivertsen, Bjorn Haugen

    Automation in the Virtual Testing of Mechanical Systems: Theories and Implementation Techniques provides a practical understanding of Knowledge-Based Engineering (KBE), an approach that is driving automation in engineering. Companies are using the technology to automate engineering tasks, achieving…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 
    CRC Press

  • Product Design and Sustainability

    Strategies, Tools, and Practice

    By Jane Penty

    Product design is a major contributor to social and ecological destruction. Yet designers are struggling to integrate sustainability into their design processes and often lack the understanding and tools to engage fully with the challenges and possibilities posed by sustainable design. Product…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Undesign

    Critical Practices at the Intersection of Art and Design

    Edited by Gretchen Coombs, Andrew McNamara, Gavin Sade

    Undesign brings together leading artists, designers and theorists working at the intersection of art and design. The text focuses on design practices, and conceptual approaches, which challenge the traditional notion that design should emphasize its utility over aesthetic or other non-functional…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • The Portfolio

    A Guide for Architects and Designers, 2nd Edition

    By Igor Marjanović, Katerina Rüedi Ray, Lesley Naa Norle Lokko, Elisa Kim

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • The Complete Guide to Perspective Drawing

    From One-Point to Six-Point

    By Craig Attebery

    Computers can calculate perspective angles and create a drawing for us, but the spontaneity of mark making, the tactile quality of a writing surface, the weight of a drawing instrument, and the immediacy of the human touch are sensations that keep traditional drawing skills perpetually relevant.…

    Paperback – 2018-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Ethnographic Information Design

    By Sheila Pontis

    The increasing necessity to understand people’s needs to create compelling solutions, the more frequent cross-disciplinary teamwork and complexity of today’s challenges can be overwhelming for designers, making it nearly impossible to know where to start or what tools, methods or skills to use.…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Fundamentals of Architectural Lighting

    By Samuel Mills

    The theme of this book is that light is an inseparable part of the architectural design, and is primarily intended to provide students of architecture and interior design the fundamental tools along with a basic understanding of the role lighting plays in this process. While simple light sources…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Shaping the American Interior

    Structures, Contexts and Practices

    Edited by Paula Lupkin, Penny Sparke

    Bringing together twelve original essays, Shaping the American Interior maps out, for the first time, the development and definition of the field of interiors in the United States in the period from 1870 until 1960. Its interdisciplinary approach encompasses a broad range of people, contexts, and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-10 
    Routledge

  • Experiencing Food: Designing Dialogues

    Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Food Design and Food Studies (EFOOD 2017), October 19-21, 2017, Lisbon, Portugal

    Edited by Ricardo Manuel Carrilho Bonacho, Alcinda Pinheiro de Sousa, Cláudia Viegas, João Paulo Martins, Maria José Pires, Sara Velez Estêvão

    Food and interdisciplinary research are the central focus of the proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Food Design and Food Studies (EFOOD 2017) Experiencing Food, Designing Dialogues, reflecting on interdisciplinarity as not limited to the design of objects or services, but seeking…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    CRC Press

  • Finite Element Computations in Mechanics with R

    A Problem-Centered Programming Approach

    By Khameel Bayo Mustapha

    Finite Element Computations in Mechanics with R: A Problem-Centred Programming Approach provides introductory coverage of the finite element method (FEM) with the R programming language, emphasizing links between theory and implementation of FEM for problems in engineering mechanics. Useful for…

    Hardback – 2018-04-25 
    CRC Press

  • Integrated Process and Fixture Planning

    Theory and Practice

    By Awais Ahmad Khan, Emad Abouel Nasr, Abdulrahman Al-Ahmari, Syed Hammad Mian

    Fixtures are used in manufacturing to secure working devices. They help insure conformity, accuracy, efficiency, and interchangeability; their reliability is crucial. This book introduces and implements a new methodology for more flexible fixture design and manufacturing processes, and develops the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24 
    CRC Press
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