New eco-architecture: alternatives from the modern movement, Porteous, Colin (glasgow School Of Art)
Автор: James Stevens Curl, Susan Wilson Название: Oxford Dictionary of Architecture ISBN: 019967499X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780199674992 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 1248 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: With over 6,000 entries from Aalto to Zwinger, this is the most authoritative dictionary of architectural history available. Beautifully illustrated and extensively revised and expanded, it is an invaluable work of reference for students of architecture, landscape architecture, professional architects, and art historians.
Автор: Schumacher, Patrik S. Название: Autopoiesis of architecture ISBN: 0470772980 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780470772980 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 4180 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This is the first volume of a major theoretical work by Patrik Schumacher, which outlines how the discipline of architecture should be understood as its own distinct system of communication. (Autopoeisis comes from the Greek and means literally self-production; it was first adopted in biology in the 1970s to describe the essential characteristics of life as a circular self-organising system and has since been transposed into a theory of social systems and communication.) This new autopoeitic approach offers architecture an arsenal of general comparative concepts. It allows architecture to be understood as a distinct discipline, which can be analysed in elaborate detail while at the same time offering insightful comparisons with other subject areas, such as art, science and political discourse. On the basis of such comparisons the book insists on the necessity of disciplinary autonomy and argues for a sharp demarcation from both art and engineering. Schumacher accordingly argues controversially that design intelligence and architecture as a discipline has its own its own internal logic.
Описание: For over twenty years, the Chora series has received international acclaim for its excellence in interdisciplinary research on architecture. The seven volumes of Chora have challenged readers to consider alternatives to conventional aesthetic and technolo
Описание: The second volume of a major work outlining how architecture can be understood as a form of communication, this book addresses the major challenges facing architects today. Looking specifically at how architecture seeks to organize and articulate the complexity of post-fordist network society through its language and structure, it explicitly addresses how current architecture can upgrade its design methodology in the face of an increasingly demanding environment. The book explores the role of architecture within contemporary society and its relationship with politics, making it a must-read for architects and architecture students alike.
Описание: Contemporary architectural theory emphasizes the importance of ‘tectonics’, the term used to articulate the relationship between construction, structure and architectural expression. Despite the term’s currency, little consideration has been given to its origins or historical significance. In this study, Werner Oechslin examines the attempts by early modern theoreticians of architecture to grapple with the relationship between appearance and essence, which is crucial to the discourse of tectonics. Referring to the writings of Joseph Lux, Karl Botticher, and Adolf Loos, Oechslin follows this development from theories of a classical architecture without columnar orders to a Modern architecture upholding the ‘truth’of its own architectural expression. Oechslin locates the culmination of this discourse in the work of Adolf Loos and in Le Corbusier’s frequent references to Ancient Greece as the precedent of Modern architecture’s honesty. This volume includes an anthology of primary texts by several theorists published in English for the first time.
Автор: Anderson, S. Название: Peter Behrens and a New Architecture for the Twentieth Century ISBN: 0262511304 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780262511308 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 3443 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (3 шт.) Описание: The complete story of Behrens` contribution to the history of twentieth-century architecture.
Автор: Anderson, jr. Название: Roman Architecture in Provence ISBN: 0521825202 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521825207 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 6973 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: This book provides a survey of the architecture and urbanism of Provence during the Roman era. Provence, or 'Gallia Narbonensis' as the Romans called it, was one of the earliest Roman colonies in Western Europe. In this book, James C. Anderson, jr. examines the layout and planning of towns in the region, both those founded by the Romans and those redeveloped from native settlements. He provides an in-depth study of the chronology, dating and remains of every type of Roman building for which there is evidence in Provence. The stamp of Roman civilization is apparent today in such cities as Orange, Nimes and Arles, where spectacular remains of bridges, theaters, fora and temples attest to the sophisticated civilization that existed in this area during the imperial period and late antiquity. This book focuses on the remains of buildings that can still be seen, exploring decorative elements and their influence from Rome and local traditions, as well as their functions within the urban environment.
Автор: Lavin Sylvia Название: Kissing Architecture ISBN: 0691149232 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780691149233 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 1458 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Explores the mutual attraction between architecture and other forms of contemporary art. This book develops the concept of `kissing` to describe the intimacy between architecture and various types of art - particularly multimedia installations that take place in and on the surfaces of buildings.
Описание: Continuing the themes that have been addressed in The Humanities in Architectural Design and The Cultural Role of Architecture, this book illustrates the important role that a contradiction between form and function plays in compositional strategies in architecture. The contradiction between form and function is seen as a device for poetic expression, for the expression of ideas, in architecture. The book contributes to the project of re-establishing architecture as a humanistic discipline, to re-establish an emphasis on the expression of ideas, and on the ethical role of architecture to engage the intellect of the observer and to represent human identity.
Автор: Scholfield Название: The Theory of Proportion in Architecture ISBN: 0521243157 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521243155 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 3225 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: In this book, first published in 1958, Mr Scholfield deals with the history of the theory of proportion, and in doing so develops his own positive theory, which reconciles the apparent contradictions of rival systems and serves as a key to historical understanding.
Автор: Unwin Название: Exercises in Architecture ISBN: 0415619092 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780415619097 Издательство: Taylor&Francis Рейтинг: Цена: 2716 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Architecture is a doing word. You can learn a great deal about the workings of architecture through analyzing examples but a fuller understanding of its powers and potential comes through practice, by trying to do it... The book offers twelve exercises, each divided into a short series of tasks aimed at developing a particular theme or area of architectural capacity. The exercises deal with themes such as place-making, learning through drawing, framing, light, aleatoric design, uses of geometry, stage setting, eliciting emotional responses, the genetics of detail and so forth.
Автор: Almusaed Название: Biophilic and Bioclimatic Architecture ISBN: 1849965331 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781849965330 Издательство: Springer Рейтинг: Цена: 19542 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Biophilic and Bioclimatic Architecture is a guide to innovative architectural design for architects, engineers and other specialists who are working with biophilic and bioclimatic architectural concepts. Biophilic and Bioclimatic Architecture has three parts: • Part I focuses on the relationship between architecture and human needs and the creation process, demonstrating the meaning of architectural value in architectural hypothesis. • Part II opens the way towards a new understanding of biophilic architecture as a response to the negative actions of humans and the negative effects of using natural resources. • Part III shows the benefits of combining the effects of the climate with the notion of human comfort in bioclimatic architecture.
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