Arts & Photography

Future Details of Architecture

Despite the exaggerated news of the untimely 'death of the detail' by Greg Lynn, the architectural detail is now more lifelike and active than ever before. In this era of digital design and production technologies, new materials, parametrics, building information modeling (BIM), augmented realities and the nano-bio-information-computation consilience, the detail is now an increasingly vital force in architecture.

ARCHICAD PRAXIS: Nachschlagewerk

Das Nachschlagewerk ist beim Arbeiten mit ARCHICAD 17 eine schnelle und erfolgreiche Hilfestellung. Die Befehle und Werkzeuge sind hier übersichtlich zusammengefasst.Zu vielen Befehlen findet der Leser ausführliche Erläuterungen und Anwendungsbeispiele. Daneben ist die Erfahrung der Autoren aus der eigenen Arbeit mit ARCHICAD mit zahlreichen Tipps und Tricks in das Buch eingeflossen. Das Nachschlagewerk erleichtert somit den Einstieg in die 3D-Architektursoftware und als Anwendungsbibliothek das tägliche Arbeiten mit dem Programm.

Barry's Advanced Construction of Buildings

Robin Barry's Construction of Buildings was first published in 1958 in 5 volumes, rapidly becoming a standard text on construction. In its current 2 volume format Barry remains hugely popular with both students and lecturers of construction and related disciplines.

Universal Design: Principles and Models

As the baby boom generation ages, it is crucial that designers understand all they can about bringing this group, as well as all others, design that will offer function, aesthetics, and quality of life. Full of examples and illustrated with pictures of good design, Universal Design: Principles and Models details how the principles of universal design (UD) can be used to evaluate all products and places. Universal design is ubiquitous; therefore good examples are essential to understanding.

The Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor: Montreal's Square Mile and Beyond

By the year 1900, architect Andrew Taylor had designed Bank of Montreal branches across the continent and much of McGill University, helped found the McGill School of Architecture, and played a critical role in creating the first professional organization for Quebec architects. In The Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, Susan Wagg presents a ground-breaking study of the life and work of a major figure in nineteenth-century Canadian architecture.

A Companion to Roman Architecture

A Companion to Roman Architecture presents a comprehensive review of the critical issues and approaches that have transformed scholarly understanding in recent decades in one easy-to-reference volume.

Applying the ADA

Applying the ADA helps architects and developers understand better how the rules for eliminating barriers in the built environment apply to everyday life and how to best implement them in the design and construction of a broad variety of buildings and facilities.

Kitchen & Bath Design Presentation: Drawing, Plans, Digital Rendering

The leading text on design communication, updated and expanded Kitchen and Bath Design Presentation is the National Kitchen and Bath Association's complete guide to preparing clear and accurate project documents and plans. This updated second edition has been expanded to include more information on hand drafting, specifications, and project presentation, with additional CAD coverage featuring software programs approved for the NKBA certification exams.

Designing Rainwater Harvesting Systems: Integrating Rainwater into Building Systems

Water conservation is one of the most effective sustainable design practices, yet few professionals know how to collect and use rainwater effectively. Rainwater Harvesting the first comprehensive book on designing rainwater harvesting systems. It provides practical guidelines for developing a rainwater harvesting strategy, taking into account climate, public policies, environmental impact, and end uses. Case studies are included throughout. Rainwater Harvesting is a valuable reference for architects, landscape architects, and site engineers.

English Country House Explained

England's country houses have never been more popular with visitors. Most are packed with masterpieces of art and antiques, and they have vast landscaped gardens, often with lakes and fountains. They reflect all the splendour of England's glory years. Trevor Yorke, using original drawings, diagrams and photographs, takes the reader on a careful tour of the country house and describes its features, exterior and interior, upstairs and downstairs. He looks at the different periods of large country houses from the mid 1500s up to 1914, explaining the changing architectural styles.

Photoshop CS5: The Missing Manual

You'd be hard-pressed to find a published image that hasn't spent some quality time in Adobe Photoshop. With new features such as Content-Aware Fill and Puppet Warp, Photoshop CS5 is more amazing -- and perhaps more bewildering -- than ever. That's where this full-color Missing Manual comes in. It covers Photoshop from a practical standpoint, with tips, tricks, and practical advice you can use every day to edit photos and create beautiful documents.

 

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