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Urban Design & the Bottom Line

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Author: Dennis Jerke ASLA  |  Isbn: 9780874209969  |  File size: 189MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 300  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Using verifiable figures and drawing on professional experience, this argument for the "dividend" generated from high-quality, preinvestment design investigates the benefits and impact of good design upon all facets of an urban area—the community, businesses,...

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Recent Advances in Design & Decision Support Systems in Architecture & Urban Planning

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Author: Harry J.P. Timmermans and Jos P. Van Leeuwen  |  Isbn: 9781402024085  |  File size: 8.4MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 358  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture The International conference on Design & Decision Support Systems in Architecture and Urban Planning is organised bi-annually by the Eindhoven University of Technology. This volume contains a selection of papers from the seventh conference...

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Data-Driven Design & Construction: 25 Strategies for Capturing, Analyzing & Applying Building Data

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Author: Randy Deutsch  |  Isbn: 9781118898703  |  File size: 23MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 384  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture “In this comprehensive book, Professor Randy Deutsch has unlocked and laid bare the twenty-first century codice nascosto of architecture. It is data. Big data. Data as driver. . .This book offers us the chance to become informed and knowledgeable pursuers of data and...

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Perspective Made Easy

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Author: Ernest R. Norling  |  Isbn: 9780486404738  |  File size: 17MB  |  Year: 1999  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Perspective, the author tells us, is easy; yet surprisingly few artists are aware of the simple rules that make it so. This easy-to-follow book — the first devoted entirely to clarifying the laws of perspective — remedies the situation. In it, the author uses over 250...

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The Construction of Houses, 5 edition

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Author: Derek Worthing, Duncan Marshall, and Nigel Dann  |  Isbn: 9780415538176  |  File size: 15MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 456  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture The fifth edition of this successful textbook is aimed specifically at those students and practitioners who require a broad understanding of building construction as part of a wider sphere of professional activity. The book provides a...

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New Urban China

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Author: Laurence Liauw  |  Isbn: 9780470751220  |  File size: 17.7MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 136  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture China is undergoing a process of unprecedented urbanisation, with cities often being built from scratch in just three to five years. It is projected that 400 new cities will be built over the next 20 years with newly urbanised populations of over 240 million. So rapid...

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Natural Ventilation in the Urban Environment: Assessment & Design

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Author: Cristian Ghiaus and Francis Allard  |  Isbn: 9781844071296  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 266  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Throughout the world, there is an increasing interest in ecological design of buildings, and natural ventilation has proved to be the most efficient low-energy cooling technique. Its practical application, however, is hindered by the lack of information...

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New Waterscapes: Planning, Building & Designing with Water

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Author: Herbert Dreiseitl  |  Isbn: 9783764372453  |  File size: 72.8MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 176  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture After decades of being banished from residential areas, water is now becoming an increasingly significant feature in urban design. Whether it is the integration of natural water courses into the built environment rainwater management, the incorporation of water...

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Britain: Modern Architectures in History

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Author: Alan Powers  |  Isbn: 9781861892812  |  File size: 10MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 272  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture The story of modernism in architecture is international, yet each country adopted the movement in its own unique way, inspired by individual artists and schools and in response to specific social needs and political pressures. Britain explores the British approach to modern...

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Le calcul des réservoirs en zone sismique : Guide d'application

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Author: Xavier Lauzin  |  Isbn: 9782212137408  |  File size: 13MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 106  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Ce livre professionnel correspond aux besoins résultant du nouveau zonage sismique de la France entré en vigueur en mai 2012. Les zones sismiques étant désormais étendues à des communes qui n'y étaient pas classées précédemment, on constate un doublement des zones de...

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Architectural Styles: A Visual Guide

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Author: Owen Hopkins  |  Isbn: 9781780671635  |  File size: 41MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Have you ever wondered what the difference is between Gothic and Gothic Revival, or how to distinguish between Baroque and Neoclassical? This guide makes extensive use of photographs to identify and explain the characteristic features of nearly 300 buildings. The result is...

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Restoring Disturbed Landscapes: Putting Principles into Practice

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Author: David J Tongway  |  Isbn: 9781597265812  |  File size: 126.97MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 216  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Restoring Disturbed Landscapes is a hands-on guide for individuals and groups seeking to improve the functional capacity of landscapes. The book presents a five-step, adaptive procedure for restoring landscapes that is supported by proven principles and concepts of...

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Urban Ethic: Design in the Contemporary City

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Author: Eamonn Canniffe  |  Isbn: 9780415348645  |  File size: 5.8MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Although contemporary practice in urbanism has many sources of design guidelines, it lacks theory to provide a flexible approach to the complexities of most urban situations. The author provides that theoretical framework, looking beyond the style obsession of urban...

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Hybrid Drawing Techniques: Design Process & Presentation

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Author: Gilbert Gorski  |  Isbn: 0415702267  |  File size: 254MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 258  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Hybrid Drawing Techniques: Design Process and Presentation reaffirms the value of traditional hand drawing in the design process by demonstrating how to integrate it with digital techniques; enhancing and streamlining the investigative process while at the same time...

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The city as a work of art : London, Paris, Vienna

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Author: Mr. Donald J. Olsen  |  Isbn: 9780300028706  |  File size: 490.08MB  |  Year: 1986  |  Pages: 346  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Examines public buildings and homes in ninteenth-century London, Paris, and Vienna, and explains how each city reflected the characteristic lifestyle of its population. Download book...

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Thinking Architecture

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Author: Peter Zumthor  |  Isbn: 9783764374976  |  File size: 12MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 96  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture In order to design a building with a sensuous connection to life, one must think in a way that goes far beyond form and construction. In these essays Peter Zumthor expresses his motivation in designingbuildings, which speak to our emotionsand understanding in so many ways,...

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Linear & Non-linear Numerical Analysis of Foundations

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Author: John W. Bull  |  Isbn: 9780415420501  |  File size: 6.5MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 464  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Correctly understanding, designing and analyzing the foundations that support structures is fundamental to their safety. This book by a range of academic, design and contracting world experts provides a review of the state-of-the-art techniques for modelling foundations...

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The Architecture of the Roman Triumph : Monuments, Memory, & Identity

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Author: Maggie L. Popkin  |  Isbn: 9781107103573  |  File size: 17.2MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 310  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture This book offers the first critical study of the architecture of the Roman triumph, ancient Rome's most important victory ritual. Through case studies ranging from the republican to imperial periods, it demonstrates how powerfully monuments shaped how Romans...

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Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions: (SAHC, Leuven, Belgium, 13-15 September 2016)

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Author: Els Verstrynge and Koen Van Balen  |  Isbn: 9781138029514  |  File size: 130MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 338  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions. Anamnesis, diagnosis, therapy, controls contains the papers presented at the 10th International Conference on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions (SAHC2016, Leuven, Belgium, 13-15 September...

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Untimely Ruins: An Archaeology of American Urban Modernity, 1819-1919

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Author: Nick Yablon  |  Isbn: 9780226946641  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 400  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture American ruins have become increasingly prominent, whether in discussions of  “urban blight” and home foreclosures, in commemorations of 9/11, or in postapocalyptic movies. In this highly original book, Nick Yablon argues that the association between American...

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Concrete Solutions: Proceedings of Concrete Solutions, 6th International Conference on Concrete Repair, Thessaloniki, Greece, 20-23 June 2016

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Author: Michael Grantham  |  Isbn: 9781138030084  |  File size: 262MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 648  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Concrete Solutions contains the contributions from some 30 countries to Concrete Solutions, the 6th International Conference on Concrete Repair (Thessaloniki, Greece, 20-23 June 2016). Strengthening and retrofitting are major themes in this volume, with NDT and...

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Programme Procurement in Construction: Learning from London 2012

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Author: John Mead and Stephen Gruneberg  |  Isbn: 0470674733  |  File size: 10.3MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Successful construction is often attributed to one or more aspects of the delivery process from good planning, design and clever engineering to efficient project management and quality construction. Before any of these disciplines can begin, they all...

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Creating Medieval Cairo: Empire, Religion, & Architectural Preservation in Nineteenth-Century Egypt

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Author: Paula Sanders  |  Isbn: 9789774160950  |  File size: 39MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture This book argues that the historic city we know as Medieval Cairo was created in the nineteenth century by both Egyptians and Europeans against a background of four overlapping political and cultural contexts: the local Egyptian, Anglo-Egyptian, Anglo-Indian, and Ottoman...

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Spon's External Works & Landscape Price Book 2015

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Author: AECOM  |  Isbn: 9781482255225  |  File size: 3.4MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 624  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture This year’s book has a strong approximate estimates section, with most measured works items also presented as composite items. Now in its 34th edition, Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2015 offers the only comprehensive source of information for detailed...

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New York's Golden Age of Bridges

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Author: Antonio Masi  |  Isbn: 9780823240654  |  File size: 11.6MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 140  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Bridges to me are a connection, not just joining two landmasses, but an emotional state, one that acts as an invisible thread binding the past and future. --Antonio Masi In New York's Golden Age of Bridges, artist Antonio Masi teams up with writer and New York City...

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Quantitative Risk Assessment in Fire Safety

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Author: David Charters and Ganapathy Ramachandran  |  Isbn: 9780419207900  |  File size: 10MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 384  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Fire safety regulations in many countries require Fire Risk Assessment to be carried out for buildings such as workplaces and houses in multiple occupation. This duty is imposed on a "Responsible Person" and also on any other persons having...

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Global Green Infrastructure

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Author: Ian Mell  |  Isbn: 9781138854642  |  File size: 114MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Over the last decade research exploring green infrastructure planning has burgeoned. Transferable green infrastructure messages between locations though are less well established and there remains a visible gap between the conceptual understanding of green infrastructure and...

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In Detail: Housing for People of All Ages

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Author: Christian Schittich  |  Isbn: 9783764381196  |  File size: 54MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 176  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Communal living, intergenerational living, living for families, handicap-accessible living, living and working, living and leisure time the wide variety of current demands is shaping future concepts in housing, which will have to do justice to the needs of our...

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John Guthrie - Architect's Portable Handbook

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Author: John Guthrie  |  Isbn: 9780071409810  |  File size: 12MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 679  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture * Compiles all the rules of thumb and referenced facts to provide a convenient, one-stop resource for builders and architects * Updated to include new cost information and coverage of the latest International Building and NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) Codes *...

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Building Desire: On the Barcelona Pavilion

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Author: George Dodds  |  Isbn: 0415325242  |  File size: 13.6MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 168  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture In 1986 on the centenary of Mies van der Rohe's birth, a new Barcelona Pavilion was built on the site of the original 1929 German Pavilion. That same decade marked the 150th anniversary of photography. Since then, much has been published about van der Rohe, the Pavilion, and...

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