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..
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..
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..
Designing a Vision: Janice Parker Landscape ArchitectsA full-color, richly illustrated and comprehensive outline of Janice Parker’s inspiration, technique, design, construction and implementation of landscape gardening. This book is a timeless resource for landscape designers and architects who want..
Exterior Green Wall DesignProvides a comprehensive introduction to exterior green wall design. In recent years, vertical greening has become more and more popular. No doubt many architects have begun to consider the application of vertical greeneries when designing architecture. We can see that both..
Green is Beautiful: The Eco-Friendly HouseArchitectural photographer Claudio Santini takes readers on an exclusive tour of some of the world’s most beautiful green homes. The pictorial journey winds its way through chapters on photovoltaics, passive shading, recycled materials and other sustainable ..
Green Roof-A Case Study: Michael Van Valkeenburgh Associates’ Design for the Headquarters of the American Society of Landscape ArchitectsThe benefits of green roofs are many: longer roof lifespan, greater sound insulation, reduced heating and cooling system needs, and a cutback in storm water runoff..
Green Walls Green Roofs: Designing Sustainable ArchitectureSustainable architecture is one of the most popular trends today. With dense urban living and less green space available, green walls and roofs are helping to fill that gap. These living structures can be created with vegetation, which helps..
Green Walls in High-Rise BuildingsThe Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat has produced four Technical Guides to date, since the series launched in late 2012. Each of these guides is the product of a CTBUH Working Group committees formed specifically to address focused topical subjects in the..