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The Architect's Eye

by Tom Porter

This book explores the important relationship between the way we see and the way we draw architectural ideas. The text deals with sensory experience of space, the spatial cues represented in architectural drawing...


Solar Air Systems - Built Examples

by Robert Hastings

Thirty-five different buildings with successfully installed solar air systems are described and documented. The building types cover single family houses, apartment buildings, schools, sports halls, and industrial...


Daylight Performance of Buildings

by Marc Fontoynont

As part of Daylight Europe, the daylighting behaviour of 60 buildings was observed and measured during a three year period. Buildings of many different types, sizes and ages were included - from offices to museums,...


Architecture and the Historical Imagination: Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc, 1814-1879

by Martin Bressani

Hailed as one of the key theoreticians of modernism, Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc was also the most renowned restoration architect of his age, a celebrated medieval archaeologist and a fervent champion of...


New Collecting: Exhibiting and Audiences after New Media Art

by Beryl Graham

The collections of museums, galleries and online art organisations are increasingly broadening to include more new media art. Because new media is used as a means of documenting, archiving and distributing art,...


Building the Modern Church: Roman Catholic Church Architecture in Britain, 1955 to 1975

by Robert Proctor

Fifty years after the Second Vatican Council, architectural historian Robert Proctor examines the transformations in British Roman Catholic church architecture that took place in the two decades surrounding...


Vitruvius Britannicus: Second Series

by J. Badeslade, J. Rocque & John Woolfe

This magnificent volume comprises three folios, originally published between 1739 and 1771. More than 100 plates depict facades, ground plans, exterior elevations, and perspective views of grand Neo-Palladian...


1000 Turn-Of-The-Century Houses: With Illustrations and Floor Plans

by Herbert C. Chivers

Reproduced from a rare edition, this showcase of homes ranges from cottages and bungalows to sprawling mansions. Each house is meticulously illustrated and accompanied by complete floor plans.


The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Vol. 1

by Leonardo Da Vinci

Volume 1 of 2-volume set. Total of 1,566 extracts includes writings on painting, sculpture, architecture, anatomy, mining, inventions, and music. Dual Italian-English texts, with 186 plates plus over 500 additional...


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...


Framing Places: Mediating Power in Built Form

by Kim Dovey

Framing Places is an account of the nexus between place and power, investigating how the built forms of architecture and urban design act as mediators of social practices of power. Explored through a range of...


Solar Thermal Technologies for Buildings: The State of the Art

by M. Santamouris

Solar thermal is now a proven technology in terms of reliability, cost-benefit, and low environmental impact. The integration of solar thermal systems and installations into the design of buildings can provide...


Designing with Solar Power: A Source Book for Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV)

by Deo Prasad & Mark Snow

Designing with Solar Power is the result of international collaborative research and development work carried out within the framework of the International Energy Agency's Photovoltaic Power Systems Programme...


Car Care Q&A: The Auto Owner's Complete Problem-Solver

by Morton J. Schultz

Features hundreds of questions and answers about every aspect of car maintenance and repair. Coverage includes step-by-step repair procedures for the range of conditions afflicting cars; consumer information...


The Emergence of a Modern City: Golden Age Copenhagen 1800-1850

by Henriette Steiner

This book is an exploration of how urban life in Copenhagen, in the period known as the Golden Age (c. 1800 to 1850), was experienced and structured socially, institutionally, and architecturally. It draws on...


The Architecture of Art Museums: A Decade of Design: 2000 - 2010

by Ronnie Self

As a building type, art museums are unparalleled for the opportunities they provide for architectural investigation and experimentation. They are frequently key components of urban revitalization and often push...


Life Cycle Assessment

by Kathrina Simonen

Life Cycle Assessment addresses the dynamic and dialectic of building and ecology, presenting the key theories and techniques surrounding the use of life cycle assessment data and methods.

Architects and construction...


Food City

by cj Lim

In Food City, a companion piece to Smartcities and Eco-Warriors, innovative architect and urban designer CJ Lim explores the issue of urban transformation and how the creation, storage and distribution of food...


Building Information Modeling

by Karen M. Kensek

This is a design guide for architects, engineers, and contractors concerning the principles and specific applications of building information modeling (BIM). BIM has the potential to revolutionize the building...


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...