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Download Designing for the Third Age: Architecture Redefined for a Generation of “Active Agers”

Designing for the Third Age: Architecture Redefined for a Generation of “Active Agers”

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

Author: Lorraine Farrelly  |  Isbn: 9781118452721  |  File size: 23 Mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 144  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Highlights how architecture needs to rise to the challenge of a demographic revolution As people sixty-five and older constitute an ever increasingly proportion of population in most industrialized nations, the design of housing and other built provisions needs to be...

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Wind Issues in the Design of Buildings

Architecture | 131 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Technical Council on Wind Engineering  |  Isbn: 9780784412251  |  File size: 4 Mb  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 118  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Sponsored by the Technical Council on Wind Engineering of ASCE. Wind Issues in the Design of Buildings explains the ways that structural designers accommodate the impact of extreme wind events on the built environment. By studying the flow and...

Download Twenty-Five Buildings Every Architect Should Understand, 2nd Edition

Twenty-Five Buildings Every Architect Should Understand, 2nd Edition

Architecture | 116 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Simon Unwin  |  Isbn: 9781138781047  |  File size: 19 Mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Twenty-Five Buildings Every Architect Should Understand is an essential companion to Simon Unwin’s Analysing Architecture, and part of the trilogy which also includes his Exercises in Architecture: Learning to Think as an Architect. Together the three books offer an...

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Net Zero Energy Design: A Guide for Commercial Architecture

Architecture | 191 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Thomas Hootman  |  Isbn: 9781118018545  |  File size: 93 Mb  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 464  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Conveniently organized and packed with robust technical content and clear explanations of key principles Written by an architect who is the director of sustainability at a global architecture firm, "Net Zero Energy Design" is a practical guide for architects and related...

Download The Building of Cities: Development & Conflict

The Building of Cities: Development & Conflict

Architecture | 137 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Harvey H. Kaiser  |  Isbn: 9780801479038  |  File size: 5 Mb  |  Year: 1978  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture In this classic book that records a moment in the history of urban planning, the architect and city planner Harvey H. Kaiser examines the city-building process from the time when a proposal for urban development is first conceived to the early stages of construction. To...

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Architecture In Europe Since 1968

Architecture | 126 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Alexander Tzonis  |  Isbn: 978-0847816248  |  File size: 71 Mb  |  Year: 1992  |  Pages: 312  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture This work, winner of the 1992 American Institute of Architects Award, surveys two and a half decades of architectural projects in Europe. It begins with the completion of the first commissions embodying the ideas that sprang out of the exuberant events of 1968, and...

Download Architecture In Black: Theory, Space & Appearance

Architecture In Black: Theory, Space & Appearance

Architecture | 78 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Darell Wayne Fields  |  Isbn: 9781472567031  |  File size: 4.21 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 233  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Based on analysis of historical, philosophical, and semiotic texts, Architecture in Black presents a systematic examination of the theoretical relationship between architecture and blackness. Now updated, this original study draws on a wider range of case studies,...

Download Barry's Advanced Construction of Buildings, 3rd Edition

Barry's Advanced Construction of Buildings, 3rd Edition

Architecture | 196 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Christopher A. Gorse and Stephen Emmitt  |  Isbn: 9781118255490  |  File size: 52 Mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 580  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Architecture Robin Barry's Construction of Buildings was first published in 1958 in 5 volumes, rapidly becoming a standard text on construction. In its current 2 volume format Barry remains hugely popular with both students and lecturers of construction and...

Download Bare Poles: Building Design for High Latitudes

Bare Poles: Building Design for High Latitudes

Architecture | 159 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Harold Strub  |  Isbn: 978-0886292782  |  File size: 15 Mb  |  Year: 1996  |  Pages: 194  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Designing successfully for people in the world's coldest climates demands a broad understanding of site conditions and their unique social context. Until now such knowledge often lay unarticulated in the minds of a few experienced practitioners or in the disappearing...

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Building Ventilation: The State of the Art

Architecture | 167 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Mat Santamouris and Peter Wouters  |  Isbn: 9781844071302  |  File size: 8 Mb  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 336  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Ensuring optimum ventilation performance is a vital part of building design. Prepared by recognized experts from Europe and the US, and published in association with the International Energy Agency's Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC), this...

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Architects' Sketches

Architecture | 125 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Kendra Schank Smith  |  Isbn: 9780750682268  |  File size: 9 Mb  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 152  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Concepts from architects’ minds evolve through sketches and as a mode of transference are conveyed to the finished building. This book compares qualities of sketches to reveal unique approaches to the instruments of thinking in which all architects engage. It...

Download Waterfronts in Post-Industrial Cities

Waterfronts in Post-Industrial Cities

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

Author: Richard Marshall  |  Isbn: 9780415255165  |  File size: 11 Mb  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 210  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Most books on waterfronts deal with a relatively narrow collection of cities and projects; one might describe them as the 'top ten' list of waterfront revitalisation projects. For instance, Boston and Baltimore are now the stuff of waterfront redevelopment legend....

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Railway Architecture (shire Library)

Architecture | 135 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Bill Fawcett  |  Isbn: 9780747814450  |  File size: 14.08 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 64  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture A guide to the architecture that gives British railways their identity, from stations to signal boxes. Roots of Britain's railways lie in the wooden-railed colliery wagonways of around 1600, but it was almost 1830 before specific railway architecture became needed. This...

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Designing With Light

Architecture | 191 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Jason Livingston  |  Isbn: 9781118740477  |  File size: 74 Mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 336  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture A comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of lighting design Designing With Light: The Art, Science, and Practice of Architectural Lighting Design is a comprehensive introduction to the intelligent use of lighting to define and enhance a space. The book...

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Zen Gardens

Architecture | 150 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Mira Locher and Uchida Shigeru  |  Isbn: 9784805311943  |  File size: 65 Mb  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Architecture Shunmyo Masuno, Japan's leading garden designer, is at once Japan's most highly acclaimed landscape architect and an 18th-generation Zen Buddhist priest, presiding over daily ceremonies at the Kenkoji Temple in Yokohama. He is celebrated for his unique...

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Archigram: Architecture without Architecture

Architecture | 121 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Simon Sadler  |  Isbn: 978-0262693226  |  File size: 10.48 Mb  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 242  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture In the 1960s, the architects of Britain's Archigram group and Archigram magazine turned away from conventional architecture to propose cities that move and houses worn like suits of clothes. In drawings inspired by pop art and psychedelia, architecture floated away,...

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A History of Ottoman Architecture

Architecture | 77 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: John Freely  |  Isbn: 978-1845645069  |  File size: 33 Mb  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture A History of Ottoman Architecture"" gives a clear and concise description of the history of the architecture produced under the Ottoman Empire, focusing on the extant buildings in the Republic of Turkey, particularly those in Istanbul and the empire's earlier capitals in...

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Narrow Houses: New Directions in Efficient Design

Architecture | 182 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Avi Friedman  |  Isbn: 9781568988733  |  File size: 23 Mb  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Since the beginning of the housing boom of the 1950s, the size of the average North American house has steadily grown while the size of the average family has decreased. Today, a growing number of homebuyers seeking smaller, more efficient residential designs are...

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Reconnecting the City

Architecture | 142 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Francesco Bandarin and Ron van Oers  |  Isbn: 9781118383988  |  File size: 71 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 376  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Historic Urban Landscape is a new approach to urban heritage management, promoted by UNESCO, and currently one of the most debated issues in the international preservation community. However, few conservation practitioners have a clear understanding...

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Heating, Cooling, Lighting 4th edition

Architecture | 84 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Norbert Lechner  |  Isbn: 9781118582428  |  File size: 153 Mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 912  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Sustainable environmental control through building design Heating, Cooling, and Lighting is the industry standardtext on environmental control systems with the emphasis onsustainable design. By detailing the many factors that contributeto the comfort in a building,...

Download 50 Architecture Ideas You Really Need to Know

50 Architecture Ideas You Really Need to Know

Architecture | 197 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Philip Wilkinson  |  Isbn: 9781848660656  |  File size: 7 Mb  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Architecture From the Pyramids of Giza to the Guggenheim, this lively guide explains the key concepts and inventions in architecture clearly and concisely. Exploring the myriad ways in which the built environment is shaped and created, readers will gain a new and informed...

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Housing Reclaimed: Sustainable Homes for Next to Nothing

Architecture | 76 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Jessica Kellner  |  Isbn: 9780865716964  |  File size: 9 Mb  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Architecture Jessica Kellner’s book comes to us in the nick of time. We need a new, more enlightened approach to housing and this book provides the roadmap. Housing Reclaimed could put a whole generation on the path to comfortable, secure sustainability. Jessica has written a...

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Postmodern Urbanism

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

Author: Nan Ellin  |  Isbn: 9781568981352  |  File size: 4 Mb  |  Year: 2000  |  Pages: 62  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture This text examines the issues that directly affect cities and neighbourhoods. Since the 1960s, many architects and urban planners have reacted against the drab universalism and inhuman scale of modern architecture and urbanism, seeking instead to recover a sense of community...

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Japan Style: Architecture, Interiors, Design

Architecture | 217 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Geeta Mehta  |  Isbn: 9784805312599  |  File size: 36 Mb  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Enter the world of the stylish Japanese house, where every object in sight is a work of art. Japan Style introduces 20 special residences. With more than 200 color photographs, this book showcases Japanese design in the stunning beauty of old homes and reveals how they are...

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Plumbing: Sounding Modern Architecture

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

Author: D.S. Friedman and Nadir Lahiji  |  Isbn: 978-1568981079  |  File size: 2 Mb  |  Year: 1997  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture One of the fundamental tenets of modernism was its image of hygiene, its ideal of bringing cleanliness and order to the great unwashed, as evident in Adolf Loos's 1898 article, "Plumbers." Using Loos as a point of departure, the essays in this collection...

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