Architectural structure & design

    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...

    Int Ar Interventions and Adaptive Reuse: Water as Catalyst

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    Water has always served as an inspiration, a material, a catalyst for architecture and design - from Scarpa''s poetic use of water, through the reuse of urban waterfront infrastructure, to technically innovative foundations of buildings designed for rising sea levels.

    Designing Zero Carbon Buildings Using Dynamic Simulation Met

    By Ljubomir Jankovic

    Paperback £38.37

    In addition to the application of fundamental principles that lead to a structured method for zero carbon design of buildings, this considerably expanded second edition includes new advanced topics on multi-objective optimisation; reverse modelling; reduction of the simulation performance gap; predictive control; nature-inspired emergent simulation leading to sketches that become...

    Building Structures

    By Malcolm Millais

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    This is a one-stop book for knowing everything important about building structures. Self-contained and with no prerequisites needed, it is suitable for both general readers and building professionals. follow the history of structural understanding; grasp the concepts of structural behaviour via step-by-step explanations; apply these concepts to a simple building;...

    Doorways

    By Richard Cobelli

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    This is a photographic journey of doors. From The High Atlas Mountains in Morocco; down to Marrakech; north east to Venice in Italy, and then home to London in the UK.

    Modernity

    By Christopher Tadgell

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    The seventh book in the Architecture in Context series, this is a comprehensive survey of the European tradition of architecture from the pre-dawn of the Enlightenment in early Georgian England to the triumph of Brutalism in the seventh decade of the twentieth century. The three main sections are preceded by...

    Iran: Architectural Guide

    By Thomas Meyer-Wieser

    Paperback £36.46

    Iran has one of the oldest town cultures in the world. It goes back more than 4,000 years. Between the Islamic conquest in the seventh century and the westernisation in the second half of the nineteenth century, the cities and towns in today's Islamic Republic of Iran underwent repeated changes....

    Robot House

    By Peter Testa

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    An in-depth survey, manual, and manifesto of breathtaking new techniques for designing and building, written by the leading pioneer of robotics in architecture

    100 Contemporary Brick Buildings

    By Philip Jodidio

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    This two-volume set tours the world to cover the most exciting and innovative brick buildings of the past 15 years. The collection features new talents as well as established stars and showcases the use of brick across diverse buildings, from Tate Modern Switch House by Herzog & De Meuron to...

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