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Little Book of Log Cabins: How to Build and Furnish Them

by William S. Wicks

Handy how-to manual, with instructions and illustrations for building cabins in the Adirondack style, fireplaces, stairways, furniture, beamed ceilings, and more. 102 line drawings.

Finance and Control for Construction

by Chris March

Drawing on a wealth of practical experience, both in the construction industry and teaching students, Chris March presents this study of construction management and the major aspects of controlling the building...

The Films of Charles and Ray Eames: A Universal Sense of Expectation

by Eric Schuldenfrei

The Films of Charles and Ray Eames traces the history of the Eameses' work, examining their evolution away from the design of mass-produced goods and toward projects created as educational experiences. Closely...

Green Building Materials: A Guide to Product Selection and Specification

by Ross Spiegel & Dru Meadows

The ultimate user's manual to green building materials

To properly select and specify green building materials,successful architects need authoritative, real-world advice on howto select and use nontoxic, recycled,...

Abitare la Terra n.29/2011 - Dwelling on Earth

by AA.VV. & Paolo Portoghesi


Cognitive Architecture: Designing for How We Respond to the Built Environment

by Ann Sussman & Justin B Hollander

In Cognitive Architecture, the authors review new findings in psychology and neuroscience to help architects and planners better understand their clients as the sophisticated mammals they are, arriving in the...

Developing Your Design Process: Six Key Concepts for Studio

by Albert C. Smith & Kendra Schank Smith

Developing Your Design Process is your primary source for acquiring knowledge of how and why you design. It will help you understand how architects think as well as learn why you should educate yourself about...

Mellon Square: Discovering a Modern Masterpiece

by Susan Rademacher & Charles Birnbaum

The second volume in our Modern Landscapes series examines the evolution of Pittsburgh's first modern garden plaza. Completed in 1955 from a design by the acclaimed landscape design firm Simonds & Simonds and...

Architectural Temperance: Spain and Rome, 1700-1759

by Victor Deupi

Architectural Temperance examines relations between Bourbon Spain and papal Rome (1700-1759) through the lens of cultural politics. With a focus on key Spanish architects sent to study in Rome by the Bourbon...

Structure As Architecture: A Source Book for Architects and Structural Engineers

by Andrew Charleson

Structure as Architecture presents a comprehensive analysis of the indispensable role of structure in architecture. An exploration, as well as a celebration, of structure, the book draws on a series of design...

Structural Competency for Architects

by Hollee Hitchcock Becker

Structural Competency for Architects is a comprehensive volume covering topics from structural systems and typologies to statics, strength of materials, and component design. The book includes everything you...

Law, Wealth and Power in China

by John Garrick

This book examines the law reforms of contemporary China in light of the Party-state's ideological transformation and the political economy that shapes these reforms.

Transport Properties of Concrete: Measurements and Applications

by Peter A. Claisse

Transport Properties of Concrete covers how to measure the ability of ions and fluids to move through concrete material, and how to use the results to model performance. These transport properties largely determine...

Architecture Live Projects: Pedagogy into Practice

by Harriet Harriss & Lynnette Widder

Architecture Live Projects provides a persuasive, evidence-based advocacy for moving a particular kind of architectural learning, known as Live Projects, towards a holistic integration into current and future...

Air Conditioning: A Practical Introduction

by David V. Chadderton

David Chadderton's Air Conditioning is the complete introduction and reference guide for students and practitioners of air conditioning design, installation and maintenance. The scientific principles involved...

Combustion Engineering and Gas Utilisation

by British Gas

Combustion Engineering & Gas Utilisation is a practical guide to sound engineering practice for engineers from industry and commerce responsible for the selection, installation, designing and maintenance of...

Contemporary Architecture and the Digital Design Process

by Peter Szalapaj

Contemporary Architecture and the Digital Design Process introduces the reader to new developments in the computer modelling of design form in contemporary architectural practice through a series of detailed...

Introduction to Architectural Science: The Basis of Sustainable Design

by Steven V. Szokolay

Now in its third edition, this book provides the ideal and only reference to the physical basis of architectural design.

Fully updated and expanded throughout, the book provides the data required for architects...

Architectural Topographies: A Graphic Lexicon of How Buildings Touch the Ground

by Tomà|| Berlanda

Architectural Topographies is a critical dictionary for architects and landscape architects in which the graphic lexicon can be read from a beginning, the ground, to a conclusion, the specific case studies....

Design-Tech: Building Science for Architects

by Jason Alread, Thomas Leslie & Robert Whitehead

Design-Tech is an indispensable, holistic approach to architectural technology that shows you in hundreds of drawings and tables the why as well as the how of building science, providing you with a comprehensive...