This book provides an accessible introduction for architecture students to all aspects of architectural technology: structural physics, structural elements and forms, heating, lighting, environmental control, and computer modelling. It will also help students to integrate their design thinking with appropriate structural and environmental solutions. The book explains the relationships between physical phenomena, materials, building elements and structural types using simple classification systems and real world examples. In addition, it explores current computer techniques for assisting students to predict the structural and environmental behaviour of buildings.
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Lighting is a key feature of almost all interiors but it is often treated in a rather superficial manner in most books. This volume features more than 40 recent international projects where the lighting is the defining design feature. For large schemes, a professional lighting designer is usually employed, but for smaller projects it will often fall to the architect or interior designer to specify the lighting. In either case, it is crucial that the architect or interior designer understands what lighting is available, how it can be used and controlled and how it can be fitted. Each project includes detailed plans, diagrams, sketches and CAD visuals to demonstrate the lighting techniques involved. These are accompanied by an explanatory text that looks at the original brief, the design concept and the detailed specification of the light fittings. A bonus CD includes technical drawings from the book. This book will be an invaluable resource for professional interior designers and architects in what is a fast-changing field. About the Author Jill Entwistle was editor of Light magazine for several years and is the author of a number of books on lighting, including Designing with Light: Bars and Clubs and Designing with Light: Hotels.
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This book explores the theories, practices and principles of new approaches to solar architecture that foster both design excellence and low-energy use. In response to the challenges of global warming and climate change, design and technology enable architects to achieve greater performance standards while at the same time developing an environmental aesthetic. The book showcases ten award-winning buildings to illustrate the aesthetic and technological design integration of solar response in contemporary zero-energy and low-energy architecture. For each project there is a detailed examination of the local climate, the design and construction, and the technology used to reduce energy use. "Towards Zero-energy Architecture" is a much-needed call for the design professions to redefine architecture to help solve ecological problems.
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Architectural detailing makes a building unique, and an architect outstanding. Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture provides analysis of both the technical and the aesthetic importance of details in the development of contemporary residential architecture. Featuring many of the world's most highly acclaimed architects, the book presents more than 50 of the most recently completed and influential house designs. For each house there are colour photographs, plans of every floor, sections and elevations as well as numerous construction details. All the drawings are styled in the same consistent way to allow for easy comparison. There is also a brief descriptive text and detailed captions. The book also features in-depth information for each project, including the location, the floor area, the client, the architectural project team, main consultants and contractors. Virginia McLeod was the editor of The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture. She is the author of several books, including Detail in Detail in Contemporary Landscape Architecture, the Encyclopedia of Contemporary Residential Architecture and Detail in Contemporary Timber Architecture.
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This book provides an in-depth study of the design and construction processes behind 25 leading contemporary buildings. Covering a broad range of international projects, the book illustrates the working methods and creative concerns of both long-established and emerging international architects. Every stage of each project is included, from the demands of the original brief, through early sketches and design development to investigation of building regulations and collaboration with engineers, contractors, builders and clients. Each project is presented through an explanatory overview, sketches, details, CAD renderings, models and construction shots, all captioned in great technical detail. Architecture from Commission to Construction offers both students and professional architects an inspiring and informative overview of how today's major architectural projects are designed and built. Jennifer Hudson is an author, editor and researcher in the fields of contemporary design and architecture, and was the general editor of The International Design Yearbook for 15 years. She is the author of 1000 Designs and Where to Find Them Volumes 1 & 2, Interior Architecture Now, Process: 50 Product Designs from Concept to Manufacture and Interior Architecture: From Brief to Build.
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The environmental impact of interior architecture and design practice is immense. This book highlights the need for designers to adapt the way they work and relearn lessons that have been lost. Contrary to many preconceptions, sustainable design can be sophisticated and stylish. And by its nature, a sustainable approach means considering the whole life cycle of a project and therefore improving the functionality, quality, human enjoyment and, in the long term, bringing real social and economic benefits. This book has examples, techniques, and historical and contemporary case studies, all supported by useful resources and links. A comprehensive reference book for anyone wanting to work in this area, Sian Moxon aims to introduce these ideas to design students while they are formulating their understanding of the industry, encouraging and inspiring them with positive, creative and practical alternatives.
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Very Small Caf s and Restaurants features 40 projects from around the world by such designers as Wonderwall, Marti Guix , and Thomas Heatherwick. Almost all of the establishments featured measure less than 150 square metres so the designers must make a big impact with very little space. The book will be inspirational for designers faced with the challenge of a tiny caf or restaurant, as well as for independent food retailers looking for fresh new ways to present their product.
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"Drawing for Urban Design" explores a range of ways to represent the city, from freehand sketching to the sophisticated interactive computer model of the city of the future. There are many ways to engage with images of the city by exploring and considering what exists as well as imagining future ideas for the development of the city. Many professionals need to describe city environments in the course of their work. This can be done through maps, sketches, computer renderings or models. This book provides an introduction to these techniques while explaining the processes associated with describing and designing urban environments. Following a brief introduction the book is divided into five parts. Chapter one traces the historical context of urban design. Chapter two explores traditional and contemporary methods of drawing and representing cities. Chapter three introduces and describes a range of tools and techniques for analyzing and mapping cities and urban spaces. Chapter four deals with the imagined city of the future and the virtual city, and chapter five showcases eight masterplanning projects from around the world by internationally renowned architects, ranging from the regeneration of a historic environment to the creation of an entirely new city. This book is illustrated throughout with examples of representations of the city created using a range of techniques, from simple freehand pencil sketches through to the most complex CAD visualizations and computer mapping techniques. This book will provide the architecture and urban planning student with an invaluable visual grammar for representing the contemporary city.
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Construction for Landscape Architecture cConstruction for Landscape Architecture covers all aspects of landscape construction, giving a good understanding of building materials and assembly. It is heavily illustrated with specially commissioned, detailed construction drawings and has a strong emphasis on sustainability and good practice. At the end of the book there is an extensive glossary and an appendix of technical information. It is heavily illustrated with specially commissioned, detailed construction drawings and has a strong emphasis on sustainability and good practice. At the end of the book there is an extensive glossary and an appendix of technical information.
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This book explores the theories, practices and principles of new approaches to solar architecture that foster both design excellence and low-energy use. In response to the challenges of global warming and climate change, design and technology enable architects to achieve greater performance standards while at the same time developing an environmental aesthetic. The book showcases ten award-winning buildings to illustrate the aesthetic and technological design integration of solar response in contemporary zero-energy and low-energy architecture. Towards Zero-Energy Architecture is a much-needed call for the design professions to redefine architecture to help solve ecological problems.
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When planning a new office, designers and their clients are faced with many challenges and questions. They have to think about practical issues such as spatial needs, proximity relations, IT infrastructure and furniture, but also more strategic issues such as occupancy costs, effectiveness of the working environment, and environmental impact. One of the most fundamental questions during the briefing stage concerns the office concept: what kind of office design best suits the working processes and culture of the organization? Should all employees have their own workstation or are they going to share desks? Would enclosed offices or a more open working environment be better? Perhaps a solution that holds the middle is best? How many and what kind of meeting spaces do we need? Planning Office Spaces is a clear, accessible book written to help solve these problems, looking at each of these issues in turn and showing the alternatives on offer and clearly indicating the advantages and disadvantages. It is ideally suited for both office designers and their clients to help them reach the best, most suitable office design while ensuring that they have considered all of the issues that need to be addressed.
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New Restaurant Design showcases 45 of the best-designed, most exciting new dining venues around the world. Featured establishments include Patrick Jouin’s Senderens in Paris, Christian Liaigre’s Buddakan in New York and Philippe Starck’s Bon in Moscow. Fans of Bethan Ryder’s earlier books will not be disappointed by this colourful and exciting new survey of the latest projects from the cream of the international design world. The introduction features interviews with 11 of the world’s most influential interior designers – including Adam D. Tihany, Marcel Wanders, Patrick Jouin and David Collins – who talk about their design philosophy and approach, their favourite eateries and what makes a great restaurant space.
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Modern architecture is a story of movements, styles and genres. But what of the work that remains defiantly unique, refusing to submit to a label or genre? The New Modern House is a comprehensive look at the emerging trend of architecture that favours substance over style, combining functional design and sustainable processes with a straightforward, honest aesthetic. The New Modern House features around 50 residential case studies, from single family houses to self-builds, eco-friendly structures, recycled projects and creative re-uses. All are accompanied by full details, models, sketches and diagrams, allowing a closer look at their conception and construction. At the heart of the book is the concept of a new authenticity, and how an emerging ‘anti-aesthetic’ approach demonstrates a logical evolution of modernist design. The book contains work from around the world, including France, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Sweden, Switzerland, Japan, Norway, and more. The emphasis is on unselfconscious, modest architecture – projects that are at odds with contemporary obsessions with high concept design, big names and brand identity. The New Modern House is an inspirational guide to this new architectural concept, describing a diversity of new forms and new approaches to the modern house.
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Interior Architecture provides an in-depth study of the creative and construction processes behind 30 contemporary interior designs. Covering a broad range of international projects, the book illustrates the working methods and creative concerns of both long-established and emerging international designers. Every stage of the project is included, from the demands of the original brief, through early sketches and design development to investigation of building regulations and collaboration with engineers, contractors, builders and suppliers. Each project is presented through an explanatory overview, shots of production and construction processes, and details of fixtures, fittings, customised furnishings and decoration. Interior Architecture offers both students and professional designers, an inspiring and informative overview of how today's major interior architectural projects are designed and built.
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Surveying applied arts and industrial design from the 18th century to the present day, this book explores the dynamic relationship between design and manufacturing, and the technological, social and commercial context in which this relationship developed. The effects of a vastly enlarged audience for the products of modern design and the complex dynamic of mass consumption are also discussed. Part of this dynamic reveals that products serve as signs for desires that have little to do with need or function. The book also explores the impact of a wealth of new man-made industrial materials and tools on the course of modern design - from steel to titanium, plywood to plastic, cotton to nylon, wire to transistors,and microprocessors to nanotubes. The research, development and applications of these technologies are shown as depending upon far-reaching lines of communication stretching across geographical and linguistic boundaries.
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The physical scale model is often cited as an important tool of communication for architecture students and practitioners alike. Although the proliferation of CAD programmes has enabled the creation of increasingly complex computer models and virtual environments, there is also a growing need to address the three-dimensional qualities of architecture that may be lost when using such media. This book focuses on the inspiring possibilities for modelling the built environment with all the different media and techniques that are now available.
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While computers have facilitated and enriched the ways in which architects can develop and present their ideas, there is also a growing lack of skills in other forms of image-making that was traditionally furnished through training in drawing and sketching. This book focuses on the exciting possibilities for representing the built environment with all the techniques – both ancient and modern – that are now available. Students today need to learn the following skills: how to draw using a range of media, the basic rules of making effective spatial images, how to read a drawing, and how to express ideas through appropriate media and forms of communication. Following a brief introduction, the book is divided into three sections: Media, Types and Places. Each section is illustrated with key drawings and accompanying commentaries. Step-by-step sequences and special tips will further help students to make the most of their newly acquired skills. This book will be an indispensable practical and inspirational resource in architectural schools and practices alike.
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As we become only too aware of the damage man has caused to the planet, more of us want to furnish and decorate our homes with products that do not harm the environment. But being sensitive to the environment does not mean you have to sacrifice good design. More and more designers are creating products that are both beautiful and ethical.
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This book looks at every aspect of interior detail for domestic spaces. It is designed to appeal to anyone interested in improving the home environment, from DIY enthusiasts to professionals such as architects and interior designers. Products selected come from around the world and are all currently available to buy (websites of manufacturers/suppliers are included in the product captions). The selection includes a combination of the newest and the best products launched since the millennium, arranged into chapters to provide inspiration for every space in the domestic interior.
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1000 Designs for the Garden is a highly illustrated sourcebook focusing on the best in contemporary garden product design, including work from designers such as Marcel Wanders, Philippe Starck, and Ross Lovegrove. Packed with the very latest in outdoor furniture, garden art and both practical and luxury garden items, the book features sourcing information and full specifications for every product.
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Dostępność: na zamówienie Architectural detailing makes a building unique, and an architect outstanding. "Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture" provides analysis of both the technical and the aesthetic importance of details in the development of contemporary residential architecture from 2000 to 2005. Featuring many of the world's most highly acclaimed architects, the book presents over 50 of the most recently completed and influential house designs. For each house there are colour photographs, plans of every floor, sections and elevations as well as numerous construction details. All the drawings are styled in the same consistent way to allow for easy comparison. There is also a brief descriptive text and detailed captions. The book also features in-depth information for each project, including the location, the floor area, the client, the architectural project team, main consultants and contractors. This work features: Concrete - Alberto Campo Baeza, De Blas House, Spain; Baumschlager & Eberle, Flatz House, Liechtenstein; Daniel Libeskind, Studio Weil, Spain; Georg Driendl, Solar Tube, Austria; Jim Jennings Architecture, Visiting Artists' House, USA; Kei'ichi Irie, Y House, Japan; Leon Wohlhage Wernik Architekten GmbH, House Voss, Germany; Pugh + Scarpa, Solar Umbrella House, USA; Tadao Ando, 4X4 House, Italy GLASS: Aranda Pigem Vilalta, Casa M-LIDIA, Spain; Ian Moore Architects, Rose House, Australia; Kazuyo Sejima, Small House, Japan; Kruunenberg Van der Erve Architecten, Laminata House, The Netherlands; Shigeru Ban, Picture Window House, Japan; and, Wood + Zapata, Private House, Ecuador. Masonry - Bruckner + Bruckner Architekten, House in the Landscape, Germany; Adjaye Associates, Dirty House, UK; Carlos Ferrater, Casa Tagomago, Spain; John Pawson, Tetsuka House, Japan; MADA s.p.a.m., Father's House, China; Olson Sundberg, Chicken Point Cabin, USA; and, Will Bruder, Sky Arc House, USA. Steel: Aranda Pigem Vilalta, Bellows House, Spain; Architecture Research Office (ARO), Colorado House, USA; Julie Snow, Koehler Residence, Canada; Lorcan O'Herlihy, Vertical House, USA; Mack Scogin Merrell Elam, Mountain Tree House, USA; Marin & Trottin, Artifice/MR House, France; Shuhei Endo, Springtecture B, Japan; Troppo Architects, Rozak House, Australia; Tsukamoto Lab + Atelier Bow-Wow, Gae House, Japan; Werner Sobek, House R128, Germany; and, WPA Inc, Villa Lucy, USA. Timber: Alvaro Siza Vieira, House in Oudenbourg, Belgium; Antonius Lanzinger, Single Family House, Austria; Bernard Quirot and Olivier Vichard, Maison Convercey, France; Drew Heath, Zigzag Cabin, Australia; Edge Design Institute Ltd, Suitcase House, China; Fougeron Architecture, Jackson Family Retreat, USA; Kengo Kuma, Bamboo Wall House, China; Martin + Martin, La Vega House, Spain; Patkau Architects, Agosta House, USA; Stutchbury and Pape, Verandah House, Australia; RoTo Architects, Gompertz Residence, USA; Sean Godsell, Peninsula House, Australia; and, Smith-Miller + Hawkinson, Mustang Meadow, USA. Aluminum, Bamboo, Plastic, Rubber, and Straw: Abalos + Herreros, Studio Gordillo, Spain; Kengo Kuma, Plastic House, Japan; Masaki Endoh + Masahiro Ikeda, Natural Ellipse, Japan; Sarah Wigglesworth, Stock Orchard Street House House, UK; Simon Conder Associates, Rubber House, UK; and, Steven Holl, Turbulence House, USA.