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Bioclimatic Housing: Innovative Designs for Warmer Climates

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Author: Richard Hyde  |  Isbn: 9781844072842  |  File size: 18MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 480  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture In the search for sustainable architecture, there is growing interest in the relationship between nature and design. In this vital new book, the term �bioclimatic�, relating to the dynamic between climate and living organisms, is applied by the authors in focusing on...

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Displacement Based Seismic Design of Structures

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Author: M.J.N. Priestley  |  Isbn: 9788861980006  |  File size: 61.7MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 721  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Displacement-Based Seismic Design of Structures is a book primarily directed towards practicing structural designers who are interested in applying performance-based concepts to seismic design. Since much of the material presented in the book has not been published...

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Structural Design for Architecture

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Author: ANGUS J MACDONALD  |  Isbn: 9780750630900  |  File size: 23.5MB  |  Year: 1997  |  Pages: 278  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Following on from the author's first book, Structure and Architecture, this book is concerned with the preliminary stages of the design of structures for buildings and deals with the issues involved in structural decision making at a strategic level. It is intended...

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Theoretical Meltdown

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Author: Luigi Prestinenza Puglisi  |  Isbn: 9780470997796  |  File size: 18MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 136  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture If the 20th century can be characterised by theories and manifestoes, which emanated across every sphere of life from politics to the fine arts, the beginning of the 21st century can be distinguished by its very break from theory. This effective...

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Mosaic Knitting

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Author: Barbara G. Walker  |  Isbn: 0684142430  |  File size: 45.6MB  |  Year: 1997  |  Pages: 264  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture This is the book that put slip-stitch knitting into the knitting history books. Walker coined the term mosaic knitting, and her definitive book on the subject was first published in 1976. This revised edition includes 116 new charted mosaic designs to complement the 157...

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Architectural Design & Regulation

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Author: Emma Street and Rob Imrie  |  Isbn: 9781405179669  |  File size: 151MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 376  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture From the earliest periods of architecture and building, architects’ actions have been conditioned by rules, regulations, standards, and governance practices. These range from socio-cultural and religious codes seeking to influence the formal structure of...

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Colors (Architecture in Detail)

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Author: James McCown and Oscar Riera Ojeda  |  Isbn: 9781592532872  |  File size: 55MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 192  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Architecture in Detail: Colors examines how color plays a role in even the most upscale architectural designs. The series itself examines the role of details in contemporary architecture through the work of many emerging and established practitioners...

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Building Sustainable Futures

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Author: Ian Strange, Mohammad Dastbaz, and Stephen Selkowitz  |  Isbn: 9783319193472  |  File size: 19MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 351  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture This book presents state-of-the-art research and case studies on new approaches to the design, construction and planning of our cities. Emphasis is placed on the role of alternative and renewable energy in the development of urban...

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Gothic Cathedrals: A Guide to the History, Places, Art, & Symbolism

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Author: Karen Ralls PhD  |  Isbn: 9780892541737  |  File size: 27+17MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Cross the threshold into the world of the High Middle Ages and explore the illuminating wisdom, beauty and art of the Gothic cathedrals, stunning wonders of the medieval era for all to see today. From bejewelled stained glass windows to a pilgrimage "on the road" to...

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Frank Lloyd Wright

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Author: Rh Value Publishing  |  Isbn: 9780517161159  |  File size: 64.5MB  |  Year: 1999  |  Pages: 80  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture The importance of the architect to the quality and character of any society is not usually as widely regarded as it deserves to be. While every past civilization is, to a considerable extent, recognized and judged by its architecture, its creators are in general...

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Early Mexican Houses: A Book of Photographs & Measured Drawings

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Author: George W. Rustay  |  Isbn: 0942655036  |  File size: 92.6MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 206  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture From 1925 to 1929, two young architectural draftsmen set out to record a select number of examples of the “minor domestic architecture” of Mexico due to a lack of measured drawings of rural ranch houses and Monterey-inspired dwellings. The result is a...

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Houses of the World

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Author: Francisco Asensio Cerver  |  Isbn: 9783833146398  |  File size: 134.3MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 999  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture With more than 2,000 four-color photographs on 1,000 pages, each of these books presents the most significant examples of luxurious living from recent years. "Houses of the World" - This book presents residential architecture of the most luxurious kind around...

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Masonry Structures: Between Mechanics & Architecture

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Author: Danila Aita, Kim Williams, and Orietta Pedemonte  |  Isbn: 9783319130026  |  File size: 9MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 327  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture The book aims to provide an overview of the state of the art on the mechanics of arches and masonry structures. It is addressed to an international audience, arising from the international context in which the Associazione Edoardo...

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Façades: Principles of Construction, 2 Revised edition

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Author: Marcel Bilow, Tillmann Klein, and Ulrich Knaack  |  Isbn: 9783038210443  |  File size: 14.7MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 135  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture This book demonstrates the principles of facade construction. Guidelines are suggested for good detailing. The installation procedures are described for the most common materials glass, wood, steel, concrete, and aluminum. Numerous...

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Construction Techniques In South & Southeast Asia: A History

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Author: J Dumargay and Jacques Dumarcay  |  Isbn: 9789004141261  |  File size: 9.4MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 232  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Carefully following their historical development, this volume describes the various construction techniques in southern Asia. Readers get acquainted successively with the techniques of carpentry layout, the setting of bricks, stone-cutting and...

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Architecture in France

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Author: Philip Jodidio  |  Isbn: 9783822852576  |  File size: 366.9MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 192  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Contemporary architecture by country TASCHEN's new architecture series brings a unique perspective to world architecture, highlighting architectural trends by country. Each book features 15 to 20 architects?from the firmly established to the up-and-coming?with the...

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Chinese Gardens

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Author: Wei Xun and Yu Sui  |  Isbn: 9789881950826  |  File size: 86.9MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture The book is an attempt to introduce Chinese gardens in various cities from unique professional perspectives, demonstrating the exquisiteness of traditional gardens in an effort to present the skilful and elaborate designs. The Chinese gardens presented here are...

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EcoRedux: Design Remedies for an Ailing Planet

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Author: Kallipoliti Lydia  |  Isbn: 9780470746622  |  File size: 15.6MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 136  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture This issue of AD explores the remarkable resurgence of ecological strategies in architectural imagination. As a symptom of a new sociopolitical reality inundated with environmental catastrophes, sudden climatic changes, garbage-packed metropolises and para-economies...

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The New Structuralism: Design, Engineering & Architectural Technologies

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Author: Rivka Oxman and Robert Oxman  |  Isbn: 9780470742273  |  File size: 42.6MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 136  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Today the convergence of design, engineering and architectural technologies are breeding a new material practice in experimental architecture. In this pioneering publication, this important shift is fully defined as a highly dynamic synthesis of emerging...

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4dsocial: Interactive Design Environments

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Author: Lucy Bullivant  |  Isbn: 9780470319116  |  File size: 14.9MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 128  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture A new breed of public interactive installations is taking root that overturns the traditional approach to artistic experience. Architects, artists and designers are now creating real-time interactive projects at very different scales and in many different guises. Some...

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Australia's Best Houses

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Author: Gary Takle  |  Isbn: 9780980831467  |  File size: 219.9MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: Multilingual  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture As a follow on from the successful book Best Australian Architecture, this new installment walks the reader through some of Australia's finest houses. An inspirational book filled with what is now in Australian architecture and design. Inside the reader will be...

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New Art Deco Style

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Author: Darren Du  |  Isbn: 9789881507013  |  File size: 25MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture When decoration becomes a main approach of interior design and we have a higher demand for mental enjoyment of interior spaces, which therefore have gone beyond pure functionality and comfort, the New Art Deco is ready to prevail in interior design. It quickly becomes the...

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The Guide to Greening Cities

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Author: Julia Parzen and Sadhu Aufochs Johnston  |  Isbn: 1610913795  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture As cities continue to face climate change impacts while growing in population, they find themselves at the centre of resilience and green city solutions, yet political and budgetary obstacles threaten even the best-planned initiatives. The Guide to...

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Bali By Design: 25 Contemporary Houses

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Author: Kim Inglis  |  Isbn: 9780804842334  |  File size: 33MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture With over 500 gorgeous photographs and extensive commentary, this book is an exploration of Bali's most most stunning homes and gardens. Bali has long been a creative inspiration for the world—providing exciting new design ideas that are emulated today in homes and hotels...

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Architektur im Film: Korrespondenzen zwischen Film, Architekturgeschichte und Architekturtheorie

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Author: Barbara Schrödl and Christiane Keim  |  Isbn: 9783837625981  |  File size: 7MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 244  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Seit dem frühen 20. Jahrhundert wird der Film eingesetzt, um Architektur zu dokumentieren, architekturhistorisches Wissen zu vermitteln und neue Erkenntnisse zu gewinnen. Was aber verspricht man sich von dem visuellen Medium? Was sollen, was können...

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Architectural Design in Steel

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Author: Mark Lawson and Peter Trebilcock  |  Isbn: 9780419244905  |  File size: 31.1MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Steelwork offers the opportunity for architectural expression, as well as being structurally versatile and adaptable material. Good detailing is vital because it affects structural performance, costs, buildability and, perhaps most importantly,...

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Educational Spaces: A Pictorial Review - Volume 1

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Author: Images Publishing Group  |  Isbn: 1864701199  |  File size: 260.1MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 202  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture The planning and design of educational institutions is the most socially responsive design that an architect can pursue and doubtless the most difficult to perform well. Download book...

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Basics in PR und Marketing für Architekten

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Author: Bernd Pastuschka  |  Isbn: 9783990435182  |  File size: 3.35MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 200  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Selbstvermarktung und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit sind für Architekturbüros mittlerweile Alltag In diesem Handbuch verrät ein Profi mit langjähriger Erfahrung aus Praxis und Lehre, wie man zu den effektivsten Ergenissen kommt. Bernd Pastuschka setzt sich mit den...

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Los Angeles: The Architecture Of Four Ecologies

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Author: Reyner BANHAM  |  Isbn: 9780713902099  |  File size: 198MB  |  Year: 1971  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Synopsis: Banham aims to "present the architecture...within a topographical and historical context of the total artifact that constitutes Great Los Angeles, because it is this double context that binds the polymorphous architectures into a comprehensive unity that cannot...

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Ceramic Houses & Earth Architecture: How to Build Your Own

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Author: Nader Khalili  |  Isbn: 9781889625010  |  File size: 33.46MB  |  Year: 1996  |  Pages: 233  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Khalili's classic, authoritative manual describes how to build arches, domes, and vaults with earth, as well as techniques to fire and glaze earth buildings to transform them into ceramic houses. This newly revised edition also provides insight into the latest response...

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