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New Country Houses

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

Author: Carles Broto  |  Isbn: 9788489861626  |  File size: 45 Mb  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 186  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture It seems logical that after the disproportionate growth of cities that took place for decades following World War II, a counter-development would occur. And it did! Stagnation of 'urban sprawl' runs parallel to the rediscovery of the country house as a typology able to...

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The Language of Architecture

Architecture | 183 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Andrea Simitch and Val Warke  |  Isbn: 9781592538584  |  File size: 26 Mb  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture As an architectural educator I can attest you'll find this book an excellent tool for teaching. I enjoyed the structure and relationship of the 26 principles discussed, and I'm pleased in the writing style. Most important is the actual design and printing...

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Buddhist Architecture

Architecture | 90 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Huu Phuoc  |  Isbn: 978-0984404308  |  File size: 20 Mb  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 344  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture For those who like to know about Buddhist Architecture especially at the origin in India, this is a very good guide. The comprehensive reference from the different types of Buddhist architecture in India also provides a clue to developments in other parts of Asia. A glossary...

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English Country House Explained

Architecture | 164 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Trevor Yorke  |  Isbn: 9781846743016  |  File size: 43.39 Mb  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 128  |  Language: English  |  File format: MOBI  |  Category: Architecture Most of England’s country houses are packed with masterpieces of art and antiques. They also have vast landscaped gardens, often with lakes and fountains. Recent television series and films (such as Downton Abbey and Gosford Park) have spurred on the...

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Sustainable Facility Management

Architecture | 91 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Chris Hodges and Mark Sekula  |  Isbn: 978-1492769590  |  File size: 1.7 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 446  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Architecture The current state of the facility management world is dynamic and evolving. More and more facility managers are participating in the design and construction of the buildings that they will eventually operate. Technologies such as building information...

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An Anthropology of Architecture

Architecture | 122 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Victor Buchli  |  Isbn: 9781845207830  |  File size: 2 Mb  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Ever since anthropology has existed as a discipline, anthropologists have thought about architectural forms. This book provides the first overview of how anthropologists have studied architecture and the extraordinarily rich thought and data this has produced. With a focus...

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Architectural Acoustics Illustrated, 2nd edition

Architecture | 192 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Michael Ermann  |  Isbn: 9781118568491  |  File size: 65 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 272  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Unite the science of sound and the principles of design to enhance any space Architectural Acoustics Illustrated translates the quantitative and qualitative content of acoustics into the graphic language of architecture. This highly-visual guide includes over 350...

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Designing Spaces For Natural Ventilation: An Architect’s Guide

Architecture | 175 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Ulrike Passe  |  Isbn: 9780415817776  |  File size: 30.2 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 374  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Buildings can breathe naturally, without the use of mechanical systems, if you design the spaces properly. This accessible and thorough guide shows you how in more than 260 color diagrams and photographs illustrating case studies and CFD simulations. You can achieve...

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Why We Build: Power & Desire in Architecture

Architecture | 67 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Rowan Moore  |  Isbn: 9780062277565  |  File size: 34 Mb  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 400  |  Language: English  |  File format: MOBI  |  Category: Architecture We are living in one of the most dramatic periods in modern architectural history: a time when cityscapes are being redrawn on a yearly basis, architects are testing the very idea of what a building is, and whole cities are invented overnight. In this bold and wide-...

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Architecture At The End Of The Earth: Photographing The Russian North

Architecture | 203 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: William Craft Brumfield  |  Isbn: 9780822359067  |  File size: 66.3 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Carpeted in boreal forests, dotted with lakes, cut by rivers, and straddling the Arctic Circle, the region surrounding the White Sea, which is known as the Russian North, is sparsely populated and immensely isolated. It is also the home to architectural...

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Digital Cities AD : Architectural Design

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Author: Neil Leach  |  Isbn: 9780470773000  |  File size: 48 Mb  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 368  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Guest-edited by Neil Leach What is the impact of digital technologies on the design and analysis of cities? For the last 15 years, the profound impact of computer-aided techniques on architecture has been well charted. From the use of standard drafting packages to the more...

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Multi-Family Housing: The Art of Sharing

Architecture | 103 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Michael J. Crosbie  |  Isbn: 978-1876907693  |  File size: 21 Mb  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Multi-family housing is acknowledged as a complex residential building type. The architect's design must foster a sense of comunity in an urban setting, while also accomodating the need for a resident's individual space. This new volume documents more than 30...

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Made by Robots: Challenging Architecture at a Larger Scale

Architecture | 96 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Fabio Gramazio and Matthias Kohler  |  Isbn: 9781118535486  |  File size: 15 Mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 136  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture In the next decade or so, the widespread adoption of robotics is set to transform the construction industry: building techniques will become increasingly automated both on- and off-site, dispensing with manual labour and enabling greater cost and...

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Architecture Mies Van Der Rohe – Villa Tugendhat

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

Author: Muzeum mesta Brna  |  Isbn:  |  File size: 10.5 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 21  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Few monuments of modern architecture can be as much sure of their fate as the villa in Brno. Its status as a national cultural heritage, now reinforced by its listing among the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Herltage, will protect the villa against inappropriate occupancy and...

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Chicago Gargoyles, Grotesques, & Dragons

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

Author: Joseph Korom  |  Isbn:  |  File size: 72 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 281  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Chicago Gargoyles, Grotesques, and Dragons: An Architectural Survey of Fantasy Animals introduces the weird world of scary and strange beasts, of fire-breathers, and of creepy crawlers. Over two hundred full-color images, recorded from throughout the city, are presented with full...

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Future Park: Imagining Tomorrow's Urban Parks

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

Author: Amalie Wright  |  Isbn: 9780643100336  |  File size: 68 Mb  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 360  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Future Park invites Australian policy-makers and built environment professionals to consider the future of parks in our cities. It describes the economic, social and environmental benefits of urban parks, and then outlines the threats and challenges facing cities and...

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The Creation Of Modern Athens: Planning The Myth By Eleni Bastéa

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

Author: Eleni Bastéa  |  Isbn: 9780521641203  |  File size: 37 Mb  |  Year: 1999  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture This book, first published in 2000, was the first to examine the urban development of Athens in the nineteenth century. Analysing the process of architectural and urban design as it was experienced and evaluated by architects and the public, Eleni Bastea reveals the...

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Shell Structures for Architecture: Form Finding & Optimization

Architecture | 94 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Sigrid Adriaenssens  |  Isbn: 9780415840606  |  File size: 37 Mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 340  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture *** Featuring a foreword by Pritzker Prize Winner Shigeru Ban *** Bringing together experts from research and practice, Shell Structures for Architecture: Form Finding and Optimization presents contemporary design methods for shell and gridshell structures, covering...

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A Global History of Architecture

Architecture | 140 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Francis D.K. Ching, Mark Jarzombek, and Vikramaditya Prakash  |  Isbn: 9780470402573  |  File size: 301 Mb  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 864  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture The award-winning First Edition of A Global History of Architecture was a publishing event that forever changed the way architectural history is viewed and studied. This Second Edition surpasses the first with a lavish new...

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Twenty Buildings Every Architect Should Understand

Architecture | 199 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Simon Unwin  |  Isbn: 9780415552523  |  File size: 12 Mb  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Have you ever wondered how the ideas behind the world’s greatest architectural designs came about? What process does an architect go through todesign buildings which become world-renowned for their excellence? This book reveals the secrets behind these buildings.He...

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Brutalism: Post-war British Architecture

Architecture | 151 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Alexander Clement  |  Isbn: 9781847972309  |  File size: 106.1 Mb  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 160  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture The term Brutalism is used to describe a form of architecture that appeared, mainly in Europe, from around 1945–1975. Uncompromisingly modern, this trend in architecture was both striking and arresting and, perhaps like no other style before or since, aroused...

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Kafka's Architectures

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

Author: Ayad B. Rahmani  |  Isbn: 9780786476534  |  File size: 18 Mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 277  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Adopting Kafka as a lens to examine modern concepts in architecture, this book pries open new interpretations in Kafka scholarship. Each of eight chapters takes up an architectural element to explore meanings central to both literature and architecture during and after...

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Artful Rainwater Design: Creative Ways To Manage Stormwater

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

Author: Stuart Echols  |  Isbn: 9781610912662  |  File size: 41.2 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 296  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB, AZW3  |  Category: Architecture Stormwater management as art? Absolutely. Rain is a resource that should be valued and celebrated, not merely treated as an urban design problem—and yet, traditional stormwater treatment methods often range from ugly to forgettable. Artful Rainwater Design shows...

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Space Architecture: The New Frontier for Design Research

Architecture | 109 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Neil Leach  |  Isbn: 978-1118663301  |  File size: 11 Mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 136  |  Language: Englisch  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Forty years on from the first moon landing, architecture in Space is entering a new era. Over the last decade, there has been a fundamental shift in the Space industry from short-term pioneering expeditions to long-term planning for colonisation, and new ventures such as...

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Sustainable Facades

Architecture | 114 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Ajla Aksamija  |  Isbn: 9781118458600  |  File size: 59 Mb  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Architecture Buildings are the largest consumers of energy, and their facades present a significant opportunity for energy conservation. Written by an associate and head of the research lab at Perkins + Will, this book presents practical information on how to design sustainable...

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