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Urban Landscape Strategies

by Giuseppe Marinoni

The projects illustrated here exemplify the way contemporary urban planning is moving in practice, and how it is precisely in the effective transformation of cities and landscapes that it is finding the theoretical...

Visual Merchandising: Mirror and soul of a point of sale

by Gianfranco Giacoma-caire

Visual Merchandising is a technical manual that has more than 400 photos and 100 drawings. It speaks about the aesthetic aspects to set a window shop and the internal visual in a store. Analyse the psychological...

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...


by Gianpiero Venturini & Carlo Venegoni

Urban re-activation is becoming an increasingly relevant and complex topic in Europe, as it brings together a growing community of influential actors who, in recent years, have established a number of successful...

Cultural Quarters

by Simon Roodhouse

This definitive book provides a conceptual context for cultural quarters through a detailed discussion concerning the principles of urban design and planning. To examine these issues, the book presents several...

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...

Egypt Visual Sourcebook

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...

DEEP Milano

by Lorenzo Degli Esposti

The analysis of 11 precedents of Milanese modern architecture by Terragni, Ponti, Moretti, and other masters, gives rise to 11 proposals of resistant urban architecture, developed by 11 teams (each comprised...

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,...

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...

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...

1000 Monuments of Genius

by Christopher E.M. Pearson

Since the mythical Tower of Babel, humans have continuously tried to erect monuments to match their oversized egos. With ancient ziggurats, the Taj Mahal or the Empire State Building, man has for centuries demonstrated...

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...

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...