Books

Books

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The Working Drawing: The Architect’s Tool

The Working Drawing: The Architect’s Tool by Annette Spiro and David Ganzoni Large-scale working drawings are one of the fundamental tools in architecture, crucial from the early stages of creation[...]

Daylight Handbook

Daylighting Handbook I

Daylighting Handbook I by Christoph Reinhart Daylighting Handbook I ($38, paperback) is the first volume in a series of upcoming books on daylighting and other sustainable building design concepts written for[...]

Biomimicry in Architecture

Biomimicry in Architecture

Biomimicry in Architecture by Michael Pawlyn In the search for genuinely sustainable building design and technology – designs that go beyond conventional sustainability to be truly restorative – we often[...]

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Restaurant & Bar Design

Restaurant & Bar Design by Julius Wiedemann Restaurants and bars offer architects and interior designers the opportunity to design for both style and entertainment; aesthetics and function must come together[...]

Parametric Design for Architecture

Parametric Design for Architecture

Architects use computer-aided tools to help them visualise their ideas and build models of their designs. However, the majority of these models are built in such a way that it[...]

Architecture as Material Culture

Architecture as Material Culture

Architecture as Material Culture by Richard Francis-Jones, Kenneth Frampton A place acquires meaning through human intervention and transformation. Raised to the level of architecture these transformations interpret and represent society’s[...]

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The Function of Form

The Function of Form by Farshid Moussavi The Function of Form ($29) explores the production of singular affects through systems that relate form and content. This is an essential graphic manual[...]

New Arcadians - Emerging UK Architects

New Arcadians: Emerging UK Architects

New Arcadians: Emerging UK Architects by Lucy Bullivant Young architects in the UK are making a name for themselves, not just because of the buildings they design, but also because[...]

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Workscape: New Spaces for New Work

Workscape: New Spaces for New Work Hardcover by S. Borges, S. Ehmann, R. Klanten Clever and sometimes even breathtaking, these new spaces promote new forms of work, creativity, and collaboration.[...]