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FLA Learning Centre

by Giuseppe Marinoni

Built after Giuseppe Marinoni’s design had won an international competition, the Learning Centre FLA (Lombardy Foundation for the Environment) at Seveso looks on the outside like a primary volume, divided...


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...


RCR Arquitectes at Centre Pompidou

by Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem & Ramon Vilalta

Seven projects by RCR arquitectes, 2017 Pritzker Prize winner, which are seven folded posters inside a folder with a textbook. A container of images, architecture, and poetry that are the reflection of a presentation...


Yona Friedman / Pro Domo

by Yona Friedman

Yona Friedman presents a personal selection of half a century of his work. In 1958 Yona Friedman published his first manifesto on 'mobile architecture' and founded GEAM (Groupe d'Etude d'Architecture Mobile),...


Buildings and Almost Buildings

by Eric Bunge & Mimi Hoang

Is architecture inherently complete? Or is it a state of incompletion and seeming inadequacy that incites us to imagine architecture as an armature for an ever-changing daily life?

Buildings and Almost Buildings,...


Lean Architecture

by Michael F. Czap & Gregory T. Buchanan

Apply lean principles to your next architectural project and improve your bottom line with the help of this practical volume 

Lean Architecture: Excellence in Project Delivery shows readers a path to consistently...


Summary of How to Avoid a Climate Disaster

by Alexander Cooper

Summary of How to Avoid a Climate Disaster

There are two numbers you need to know when it comes to understanding climate change. The first is fifty billion-the number of greenhouse gasses we release into the...


The Architect's Guide to Developing and Managing an International Practice

by Bradford Perkins

Start or grow your architectural firm with this masterful guide to international practice, featuring country-specific information for over 185 countries 

The Architect?s Guide to Developing and Managing an...


BIM for Design Firms

by Francois Levy & Jeffrey W. Ouellette

Paves the path for the adoption and effective implementation of BIM by design firms, emphasizing the design opportunities that this workflow affords

This book expands on BIM (Building Information Modeling),...


Building Physics - Heat, Air and Moisture

by Hugo S. L. Hens

Bad experiences with construction quality, the energy crises of 1973 and 1979, complaints about "sick buildings", thermal, acoustical, visual and olfactory discomfort, the need for good air quality, the move...


Convergence

by Randy Deutsch

"There is today a pronounced and accelerated convergence in architecture. This convergence is occurring by doers not thinkers; in practice not academia; in building design, fabrication, and construction. It...


The Icon Project

by Leslie Sklair

In the last quarter century, a new form of iconic architecture has appeared throughout the world's major cities. Typically designed by globe-trotting "starchitects" or by a few large transnational architectural...


Leading Collaborative Architectural Practice

by Erin Carraher, Ryan E. Smith, Peter DeLisle & Christopher Henderson

The groundbreaking guide to modern leadership in architectural practice

Leading Collaborative Architectural Practice is the leadership handbook for today's design and construction professionals. Endorsed by...


Managing the Professional Practice

by Hedley Smyth

The emphasis here is to explore the key issues influencing the culture, strategies and management operations of professional practices. The focus is upon established practices from growing ones to large international...