Architectural structure & design

    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...

    Werkstucke: Making Objects into Houses

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    The architectural design process often starts with a practical interpretation of a theme; the object becomes the associative raw material for the architectural design. Werkstucke considers this stage of the process, compiling sketches of the objects that will eventually become homes.

    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...

    New Financial Strategies for Sustainable Buildings

    By Stephen Finnegan

    Paperback £33.88

    Built environment professionals considering whether to embark on the design and construction or retrofit of a fully `sustainable' or `green' build need to know the financial implications of their decisions. What are their financial options? What are the risks? This book offers practical guidance on how sustainable building projects are...

    Integrating Building Performance with Design

    By Elizabeth J. Grant

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    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...

    100 Contemporary Brick Buildings

    By Philip Jodidio

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    Brick by Brick The world's most innovative brick buildings Of all building materials in the world, brick is one of the most enduring and ubiquitous. Traces of brickmaking date back to 7500 BC and fired brick first made its appearance in about 3500 BC. Since then, the trusty brick has...

    Growing Compact

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    Growing Compact: Urban Form, Density and Sustainability explores and unravels the phenomena, links and benefits between density, compactness and the sustainability of cities. It looks at the socio-climatic implications of density and takes a more holistic approach to sustainable urbanism by understanding the correlations between the social, economic and environmental...

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