Architecturally Exposed Structural Steel: Specifications, Connections, DetailsThis book provides the means for a better control and purposeful consideration of the design of Architecturally Exposed Structural Steel (AESS). It deploys a detailed categorization of AESS and its uses according to design..
Architecture - Drawn: From the Middle Ages to the PresentThe two-dimensional drawing with plan layout, elevation, and section is a necessary prerequisite for all building. Perspectives help to give three-dimensional expression to the architect’s ideas. In order to convey architecture and to build it..
Atmospheres Peter ZumthorAtmospheres Architectural Environments Surrounding ObjectsWhat “really constitutes an architectural atmosphere”? Peter Zumthor says, is “this singular density and mood, this feeling of presence, well-being, harmony, beauty ... under whose spell I experience what I otherwise ..
best of DETAIL: Landschaft/Landscape Industrialisation, mechanisation and expansion have wrought profound changes on European cities and the surrounding landscapes in the last century. As regards the positive social and healthy development of inhabitants, landscape planning has become an integral pa..
Building with Bamboo: Design and Technology of a Sustainable ArchitectureAlthough traditionally a building material of the warmer climate zones, bamboo is becoming increasingly popular amongst architects in the northern hemisphere; bamboo has several advantages - it is very stable, of low weight, an..
Building with Earth: Design and Technology of a Sustainable ArchitectureFor a number of years, the healthy and environment-friendly building material earth, in common use for thousands of years, has been enjoying increasing popularity, including in industrialized nations. In hot dry and temperate cl..
Constructing Architecture: Materials, Processes, StructuresSystematically structured and prepared with the student in mind, the book conveys in one volume the necessary basic technical building construction knowledge to enable readers to implement a wide range of designs. For this reason, over the l..
Constructing Landscape Materials, Techniques, Structural Components Constructing Landscape is a systematic introduction to technical and constructional open space planning, with all the relevant topics, from the most common materials and surfaces to the construction of open space elements and the us..
David Chipperfield Architects: Erweiterte NeuauflageBuildings by David Chipperfield Architects embody clarity and minimalism as well as a successful blend of innovation and time honoured techniques. The goal is to develop architecturally, socially and intellectually sophisticated solutions, with a c..
Floor Plan Manual HousingThe Floor Plan Manual Housing has for decades been a seminal work in the field of architecture. In its 5th, revised and expanded edition, approximately 160 international housing projects built after 1945 are documented and analyzed. The focus is on exemplary and transferrabl..
Form Follows Energy: Using natural forces to maximize performanceArchitecture is energy. Lines drawn on paper to represent architectural intentions also imply decades and sometimes centuries of associated energy and material flows. Form Follows Energy is about the relationship between energy and the..