Architectural structure & design

    Haus Ideal - The Making of

    By Oda Palmke

    Hardback £17.76

    The search for the right architectural form could scarcely be presented more convincingly and clearly than it is in The Making of Haus Ideal.

    ZEDlife: How to build a low-carbon society today

    By Bill Dunster

    Paperback £27.96

    The argument for low-cost, zero-energy, zero-waste architecture has never been timelier, while the mainstream has largely abandoned or neglected this agenda: in the UK the recent mandatory zero-carbon performance targets for new homes have been postponed or forgotten at a time when thousands of new homes will be built, and...

    PHPP Illustrated: A designer\'s companion to the Passivhaus Planning Package

    By Sarah Lewis

    Paperback £38.16

    Passive House is a leading low energy building standard. An important tool for designing Passive House buildings is the Passive House Planning Package PHPP. This fully revised edition, supported by the International Passivhaus Institute, is a very visual, easy-to-use manual for the PHPP, and sets out clear steps to inputting...

    Ardrossan

    By David Nelson Wren

    Hardback £42.96

    A chronicle of the construction and furnishings of an early 20th-century country house, brought to life by letters from the family archive and previously unpublished drawings from Horace Trumbauer's architectural office.

    Cottages ornes

    By Roger White

    Hardback £36.46

    Tracing the history of cottages ornes ornamental cottages, this copiously illustrated volume offers an engaging survey of an often-overlooked architectural genre. An invention of mid-18th-century England, these cottages were designed to facilitate a more informal way of living and were built in different guises that range from royal and imperial...

    Cinematic Aided Design

    By Francois Penz

    Paperback £38.37

    Cinematic Aided Design: An Everyday Life Approach to Architecture provides architects, planners, designer practitioners, politicians and decision makers with a new awareness of the practice of everyday life through the medium of film. This novel approach will also appeal to film scholars and film practitioners with an interest in spatial...

    Up and Running with AutoCAD 2018

    By Elliot Gindis

    Paperback £54.34

    Up and Running with AutoCAD 2018: 2D Drafting and Design provides a combination of step-by-step instruction, examples and insightful explanations on the topic. It emphasizes core concepts and practical application of AutoCAD in engineering, architecture and design. Equally useful in instructor-led classroom training, self-study, or as a professional reference, the...

    Buildings Must Die: A Perverse View of Architecture

    By Stephen Cairns

    Paperback £17.43

    Part memento mori for architecture, and part invocation to reimagine the design values that lay at the heart of its creative purpose. Buildings, although inanimate, are often assumed to have "life." And the architect, through the act of design, is assumed to be their conceiver and creator. But what of...

    Material Strategies in Digital Fabrication

    By Christopher Beorkrem

    Paperback £32.98

    In this second edition of Material Strategies in Digital Fabrication are new case studies, improved wayfinding, the inclusion of composites and plastics, and references to similar strategies between different projects. In 400 step-by-step diagrams dissecting 39 case studies in 10 countries on 3 continents, the book shows you how material...

    Integrating Building Performance with Design

    By Elizabeth J. Grant

    Paperback Save £0.60 = £29.39

    Integrating Building Performance with Design shows you the importance of designing for building performance early in your architectural design process. The book offers you simple tools and exercises, along with examples of built professional work and successful student projects illustrated by more than 100 full color images to help you...

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