Architectural structure & design

    Haus Ideal - The Making of

    By Oda Palmke

    Hardback £17.82

    Haus Ideal, by German architect Oda Palmke, serves as an instruction manual for nonlinear processes of generating new solutions to architectural problems and discovering ideal architectural forms. Images of architectural models demonstrate different stages of these unconventional design processes.

    Habitat: Vernacular Architecture for a Changing Planet

    By Sandra Piesik

    Hardback £61.26

    Gathering together the world's leading experts on vernacular architecture, this once-in-ageneration publication examines how local buildings have stood the test of time and offer vital lessons for the future. The core of the book is arranged by climate zone, from desert to tropical, temperate to arctic. Within each section, buildings...

    Design-Build Studio

    Paperback £35.68

    The Design-Build Studio examines sixteen international community driven design-build case studies through process and product, with preceding chapters on community involvement, digital and handcraft methodologies and a graphic Time Map. Together these projects serve as a field guide to the current trends in academic design-build studios, a window into the...

    Lineament: Material, Representation and the Physical Figure

    Paperback £39.27

    This comprehensive catalogue of contemporary work examines the renewed investment in the relationship between representation, materiality, and architecture. It assembles a range of diverse voices across various institutions, practices, generations, and geographies, through specific case studies that collectively present a broader theoretical intention.

    Building Design, Construction and Performance in Tropical Cl

    Paperback £38.37

    The design, construction and use of buildings in tropical climates pose specific challenges to built environment professionals. This text seeks to capture some of the key issues of technology and practice in the areas of building design, refurbishment, construction and facilities management in tropical regions. Using a consistent chapter structure...

    Concrete, Mini Format

    By William Hall

    Hardback £10.78

    A visual exploration of the world's most extraordinary and inspiring concrete architecture - in a stylish and compact format

    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...

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