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Design Disegno

by Matteo Fraschini

This text is a reflection that, with the benefit of practical examples, proposes to reason on the relationship between an idea and its representation, between a sketch, analogical and digital models, and on...


A Pattern Language

by Christopher Alexander

You can use this book to design a house for yourself with your family; you can use it to work with your neighbors to improve your town and neighborhood; you can use it to design an office, or a workshop, or...


Beginning AutoCAD® 2019 Exercise Workbook

by Cheryl R. Shrock & Steve Heather

For those new to the world of AutoCAD®, as well as those honing longtime skills, there is simply no better resource on the market than the Beginning AutoCAD® 2019 Exercise Workbook. Industry-expert authors...


Negotiating Cultures

by Pilar Maria Guerrieri

Focusing on one of the largest megacities in the world—Delhi—this volume is a rare peek into the ineluctable process of hybridization between Indian and ‘other’ cultures within its local architecture...


Essential Sustainable Home Design

by Chris Magwood

Essential Sustainable Home Design walks homebuilders through designing an environmentally friendly home, starting with key concepts, principles, and a project vision. Covering what makes a building green, a...


Kirtland Cutter

by Henry C. Matthews

In the early years of the twentieth century, Spokane was singled out for praise in the West for the quality of its architecture and the impressive way it had rebuilt after the devastating fire of 1889. Major...


Favilla by Akyuz

by Favilla Akyuz

For nearly 40 years,  Akyuz Plastic Inc. represents innovative, high-quality products that help simplify life.  From its original line of simple, durable housewares, Akyuz Plastic A.S. has developed a major...


Secrets of Success for Architects in China: Insights from the Men and Women who Built Modern China

by Crombie Gavin, Lawley Lisa & Fabio Cibati

Why should you read this book?

If you are a young, or not so young design professional and you want to not only work in China but downright prosper and succeed then this book is essential.

It’s a distillation...


Connexions

by Nigel Dale

Tony Hunt spent the six decades of his professional and personal life interacting with the élite in the fields of engineering, architecture and industrial design – this is his story. His life and career are...


The BIM Manager's Handbook

by Dominik Holzer

The BIM Manager's Handbook: Guidance for Professionals in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a design and construction software that manages not just graphics,...


Repairing the American Metropolis: Common Place Revisited

by Douglas S. Kelbaugh

Repairing the American Metropolis is based on Douglas Kelbaugh�s Common Place: Toward Neighborhood and Regional Design, first published in 1997. It is more timely and significant than ever, with new text,...


The BIM Manager's Handbook, Part 6

by Dominik Holzer

ePart 6: Excelling your BIM Efforts: In this final ePart, BIM is taken to the next level by outlining what is required to truly excel as a BIM Manager. It highlights how BIM Managers acquire the necessary communication...


The BIM Manager's Handbook, Part 5

by Dominik Holzer

ePart 5: Day-to-Day BIM Management: How do you go about mastering hands-on support BIM for your team? ePart 5 introduces the operational tasks a BIM Manager is expected to accomplish. Depending on an organisation’s...


The BIM Manager's Handbook, Part 3

by Dominik Holzer

ePart 3: Focus on Technology: How do you ensure your organisation gets the most out of the BIM technology available? Dedicated to the main technology-related aspects of a BIM Manager’s role, this ePart explains...


The BIM Manager's Handbook, Part 4

by Dominik Holzer

ePart 4: Building up a BIM Support Infrastructure: Addressing the ‘back of house’ aspect of BIM Management, this ePart outlines how to go about developing a range of in-house BIM standards and guidelines....


The BIM Manager's Handbook, Part 2

by Dominik Holzer

ePart 2 Change Management: A BIM Manager might be hired for their technical skills, but their success relies heavily on their ability to be an agent of change within their organisation, facilitating transition...


The BIM Manager's Handbook, Part 1

by Dominik Holzer

ePart 1 Best Practice BIM: Seeking to get BIM right? This ePart provides a touchstone for good practice by introducing a number of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), which represent benchmarks for successful...


Model Making for Architects

by Matt Driscoll

Model making is a beautiful and skilful craft, and architectural model making is a vital part of the building process. The architectural model is often the first time that a building is visualized in 3D. It...


Traces of Peter Rice

by Kevin Barry

Peter Rice (1935–1992) is widely regarded as the most distinguished structural engineer of the late twentieth century. Following early work on the Sydney Opera House, he defined the structural elements of...


21St Century Technologies for Construction Industry

by Bassey Effanga Asuquo

Twenty-First-Century Technology for the Construction Industry is a book that reveals the uses of modern technology in construction industry. It is vital for anyone who is directly or indirectly involved in construction...