Built to Grow - Blending architecture and biology, Barbara Imhof,Petra Gruber
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.
Описание: The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art & Architecture (GECAA) deals with all aspects of classical art from Cycladic, Minoan, and Etruscan art to the fall of the Roman Empire. Drawing upon the expansive scholarship in The Dictionary of Art (DOA) and adding dozens of new entries, GECAA is a comprehensive reference resource on this important area for students, researchers, and the general public. The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture is also available as an e-reference text from the Oxford Digital Reference Shelf.
Автор: Starke Barry W Название: Landscape Architecture ISBN: 0071797653 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780071797658 Издательство: McGraw-Hill Рейтинг: Цена: 6373 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (2 шт.) Описание: The classic guide to the theory, application and practice of landscape architecture-updated to include content on sustainable planning, design, and management, plus new color photographs.
Описание: This new edition of a reflective and informative guide on current conservation management offers practical measures for managing the built cultural heritage and is grounded in critical thinking. The authors examine management issues through the u
Описание: Introduction to Construction: From Inception to Evaluation is a primer for all people entering the construction industry and related disciplines. Following a chronological approach to the building process, the reader is introduced to the technical and management aspects, offering a broad view of the industry as well as specific tasks needed to complete a project. Using an easy-to-read, conversational writing style, Ralph Liebing distills the often complex procedures in the construction of architecture into understandable concepts. Connecting each process to the next, whether documentation with the bidding process, or the delivery system with the scheduling, the author clearly explains the flow of work on a typical construction project. No other survey offers such as broad look at the entire building process as demonstrated in a typical commercial construction project.
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: We are at a new moment in architecture, one when many cultures are contributing to the unfolding of modernism. This enriching influence is broadening the mix, extending the range available to architecture, of materials and colours, of evocative forms, of cultural referencand of social thinking. In an era of boredom with monocultures and orthodoxies, there is the almost universal expectation that the metroculture, be it in London or Beijing, will provide broadened cultural experiences in food, performance, dress and sound. The new ethnically diverse city is a place of zesty daily encounters/collisions/cohabitation between cultures, a place of mixed signals, contradictions, delightful confusions. Franco-Japanese cuisine, elite schoolchildren wearing doo-rags, jazz performed on gamelansno matter what one's mother culture - we're all getting addicted to varied rhythms, different emotional emphases, other' ideas of beauty. This change is visible in schools of architecture, at least in the range of students, typically from many ethnicities, none of them constituting a majority. No wonder, then, that there is increased interest in ways that architecture can incorporate a larger compass of riches. A rising group of practitioners is meeting the challenge of this broadening cultural landscape in pursuing strategies of quick switching, layering, reframing. These new architectural expressions of multiple cultures represent an enrichment that ultimately might help create a more robust modernism, helping to rescue it from a potato blight' of too much sameness.
Автор: Gissen, David Название: Territory architecture beyond context ISBN: 0470721650 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780470721650 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 2820 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Advancing new relationships between architecture and nature, Territory emphasises the simultaneous production ofarchitectural objects and their surrounding environment.
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.
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: Smith David L Название: Environmental Issues for Architecture ISBN: 0470497092 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780470497098 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 7838 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This introduction to building systems for architects explores the basic physical principles and requirements of every aspect of passive and active controls in buildings. Rather than obsessing about the technical, engineering-related aspects of environmental controls, Environmental Issues for Architecture supports an understanding of environmental systems in order to inform architectural design. With topics ranging from lighting, acoustics, thermal control, plumbing, fire protection and egress, to elevators and escalators, all of the latest technologies are supported by an introductory historical perspective that helps the designer understand how developments in these areas has had a major influence on architectural design. Taking a designer-friendly approach, Smith supplies just enough technical information for architects to design buildings that are efficient and comfortable.
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