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Download Tall Buildings: Structural Systems & Aerodynamic Form

Tall Buildings: Structural Systems & Aerodynamic Form

Architecture | 173 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Hüseyin Emre Ilgin and Mehmet Halis Günel  |  Isbn: 9781138021778  |  File size: 23 Mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 214  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture The structural challengesof building 800 metresinto the skyare substantial, and include several factors whichdo notaffect low-rise construction. This book focusses on these areas specifically to provide thearchitectural and structural knowledge...

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The Architecture of Failure

Architecture | 154 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Douglas Murphy  |  Isbn: 1780990227  |  File size: 4 Mb  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 168  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Architecture Against those who considerarchitecture to be a wholly optimistic activity, this book shows how the history of modern architecture is inextricably tied to ideas of failure and ruin. By means of an original reading of the earliest origins of modernism, the Architecture of...

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Future Details of Architecture

Architecture | 138 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Mark Garcia  |  Isbn: 9781118522530  |  File size: 24 Mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 144  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Despite the exaggerated news of the untimely 'death of the detail' by Greg Lynn, the architectural detail is now more lifelike and active than ever before. In this era of digital design and production technologies, new materials, parametrics, building information modeling...

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Green Cities of Europe: Global Lessons on Green Urbanism

Architecture | 88 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Timothy Beatley  |  Isbn: 9781597269759  |  File size: 5 Mb  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 260  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture In the absence of federal leadership, states and localities are stepping forward to address critical problems like climate change, urban sprawl, and polluted water and air. Making a city fundamentally sustainable is a daunting task, but fortunately, there are dynamic,...

Download Bernard Tschumi: Zenith De Rouen, Rouen, France

Bernard Tschumi: Zenith De Rouen, Rouen, France

Architecture | 102 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Jeffrey Kipnis  |  Isbn: 9781568983820  |  File size: 15.6 Mb  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 160  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Source Books in Architecture is a new series focusing on new single works by significant architects. Sponsored by Ohio State University, the series reveals the architectural motivations and techniques behind each building. The Source Books document each work with...

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150 Best Mini Interior Ideas

Architecture | 211 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Francesc Zamora Mola  |  Isbn: 9780062352019  |  File size: 340 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 504  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Architecture The most recent volume in the highly successful 150 Best series, this comprehensive handbook showcases the latest in efficient and successful small space design. Filled with 500 pages of beautiful full-color photographs, 150 Best Mini Interior Ideas profiles...

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Sustainable Luxury

Architecture | 170 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Paul McGillick  |  Isbn: 9780804844758  |  File size: 99.2 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Featuring elegant photographs, this sustainable architecture and design book showcases the ultra-modern homes of Singapore. Singapore is celebrated as one of the most livable cities in Asia, and Sustainable Luxury shows how the prosperous, forward-looking nation is...

Download Before Architecture. Vor Der Architektur: 1-3

Before Architecture. Vor Der Architektur: 1-3

Architecture | 161 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Peter Allison  |  Isbn: 978-3211094259  |  File size: 12.38 Mb  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 211  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Die Kommissärin des österreichischen Beitrages zur 11. Architekturbiennale in Venedig stellt mit drei Positionen das Thema Vor der Architektur" zur Diskussion. Band 1 des Kataloges zeigt den kompromisslosen Anspruch Josef Lackners (1931 2000) an Architektur sowie...

Download Building Structures Illustrated: Patterns, Systems, & Design

Building Structures Illustrated: Patterns, Systems, & Design

Architecture | 204 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Francis D.K. Ching  |  Isbn: 9781118458358  |  File size: 34 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 352  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture A new edition of Francis D.K. Ching's illustrated guide to structural design Structures are an essential element of the building process, yet one of the most difficult concepts for architects to grasp. While structural engineers do the detailed consulting work for a...

Download The Architect: Chapters In The History Of The Profession

The Architect: Chapters In The History Of The Profession

Architecture | 186 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Spiro Kostof  |  Isbn: 9780195020670  |  File size: 31 Mb  |  Year: 1986  |  Pages: 382  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture With the architectural profession in a state of crisis over the nature - and even the necessity - of its role in society, this book puts the debate into an historical perspective. The Architect is the first book in English in fifty years to survey the profession's history...

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Beyond Gated Communities

Architecture | 115 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Samer Bagaeen  |  Isbn: 9780415748254  |  File size: 15.8 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 268  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Research on gated communities is moving away from the hard concept of a 'gated community' to the more fluid one of urban gating. The latter allows communities to be viewed through a new lens of soft boundaries, modern communication and networks of influence. The book,...

Download Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step At A Time

Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step At A Time

Architecture | 72 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Jeff Speck  |  Isbn: 9780865477728  |  File size: 29.4 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 321  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB, MOBI  |  Category: Architecture "Timely and important, a delightful, insightful, irreverent work . . . Should be required reading." ―The Christian Science Monitor A Best Book of the Year according to Planetizen and the American Society of Landscape Architects Jeff Speck has dedicated his career...

Download Lighting Design: A Perception-Based Approach

Lighting Design: A Perception-Based Approach

Architecture | 128 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Christopher Cuttle  |  Isbn: 9780415731966  |  File size: 5 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 127  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture By reading this book, you will develop the skills to perceive a space and its contents in light, and be able to devise a layout of luminaires that will provide that lit appearance. Written by renowned lighting expert Christopher (Kit) Cuttle, the book:explains the...

Download Impossible Heights: Skyscrapers, Flight, & the Master Builder

Impossible Heights: Skyscrapers, Flight, & the Master Builder

Architecture | 152 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Adnan Morshed  |  Isbn: 9780816673193  |  File size: 30 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 296  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture The advent of the airplane and skyscraper in 1920s and ‘30s America offered the population an entirely new way to look at the world: from above. The captivating image of an airplane flying over the rising metropolis led many Americans to believe a new civilization...

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The Washington Monument

Architecture | 206 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Frederic Gilmore  |  Isbn: 9781623239596  |  File size: 26.2 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 24  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Discusses the origins and history of the monument to George Washington that stands in Washington, DC. Download book...

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The Built Environment & Public Health

Architecture | 66 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Russell P. Lopez  |  Isbn: 047062003X  |  File size: 2.1 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 433  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture This text combines an examination of how the physical environment affects our health with a description of how public health and urban planning can work together to create environments that improve human health and well-being. The author covers a wealth of topics...

Download Jesus & Temple: Textual & Archaeological Explorations

Jesus & Temple: Textual & Archaeological Explorations

Architecture | 68 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: James H. Charlesworth  |  Isbn: 9781451480368  |  File size: 4.4 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 300  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture The New Testament provides abundant evidence that Jesus frequented the temple; according to Acts, so did his followers after his death. But the Gospels also depict Jesus in conflict with temple authorities, and questions about his attitude to the temple swirl...

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Pushing The Limits: New Adventures In Engineering

Architecture | 134 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Henry Petroski  |  Isbn: 9781400040513  |  File size: 3.3 Mb  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB, MOBI  |  Category: Architecture This book is a worthwhile addition to Petroski's accounts of adventures in engineering. His many essays on the possibilities of gutsy achievement in large scale engineering is leavened by cautionary tales of overconfidence and hubris. His stories are especially...

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Frank Lloyd Wright On The West Coast

Architecture | 132 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Joel Puliatti and Mark Wilson  |  Isbn: 9781423634478  |  File size: 49.7 Mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Architecture Frank Lloyd Wright’s buildings on the West Coast have not been thoroughly covered in print until now. Between 1909 and 1959, Wright designed a total of 38 structures up and down the West Coast, from Seattle to Southern California. These include...

Download Clear Glass: Creating New Perspectives

Clear Glass: Creating New Perspectives

Architecture | 208 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Van Chris Uffelen  |  Isbn: 9783037680032  |  File size: 255 Mb  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Glass stands for openness and transparency. In contemporary glass architecture these associations are utilized in a subtle and highly intentional way. Some buildings appear low-key and reduced to express elegance and seriousness, other provide deep insights to set a...

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New Architectural Interiors

Architecture | 113 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Josep Maria Minguet  |  Isbn: 978-8495275820  |  File size: 39 Mb  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture New Architectural Interiors Download book...

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Reckoning with Colin Rowe: Ten Architects Take Position

Architecture | 113 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Emmanuel Petit  |  Isbn: 9780415741552  |  File size: 17 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 188  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture While the first half of the 20th century in architecture was, to a large extent, characterized by innovations in aesthetics (accompanied by succinct and polemical manifestoes), the post-war decades saw emerge a more refined and intellectual disciplinary framework that...

Download The Influence Of John Ruskin On The Teaching Of Drawing In Brazil

The Influence Of John Ruskin On The Teaching Of Drawing In Brazil

Architecture | 194 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Adriano Ropero  |  Isbn: 9780773415737  |  File size: 7.7 MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 112  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Examines Ruskin's architectural, political and philosophical views as a product of his internal logic. This text also examines the influence of that logic on Brazil's industrialization efforts in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Download book...

Download Architect?: A Candid Guide to the Profession

Architect?: A Candid Guide to the Profession

Architecture | 92 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Roger K. Lewis  |  Isbn: 9780262518840  |  File size: 4 Mb  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 346  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture This book about becoming and being an architect seems to be missing in the literature of architecture, a literature otherwise rich and plentiful. There are thousands of books on architectural monuments, movements, history, theory, design, drawing, technology, and...

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Disaster Hits Home

Architecture | 176 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Mary C. Comerio  |  Isbn: 9780520207806  |  File size: 5 Mb  |  Year: 1998  |  Pages: 23  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture "As an expose of the acute problems involved in reconstruction after large disasters, this book provides a rationale for effective housing and economic measures. It is not only a commentary on present response deficiencies, but also provides a basic framework for...

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