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  1. Material Strategies in Digital Fabrication

    By Christopher Beorkrem

    Author Christopher Beorkrem shows how material performance drives the digital fabrication process and determines technique. He has recreated and dissected thirty-six of the most progressive works of architecture of the last few years, with perspectives from the designers so that you can learn from...

    Published August 6th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Translucent Building Skins

    Material Innovations in Modern and Contemporary Architecture

    By Scott Murray

    Exploring the design of innovative building enclosure systems (or skins) in contemporary architecture and their precedents in earlier twentieth century modern architecture, this book examines the tectonics, the history and the influence of translucency as a defining characteristic in architecture....

    Published October 8th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Building Systems

    Design Technology and Society

    Edited by Kiel Moe, Ryan E. Smith

    We can no longer view building components as artifacts (a brick or a boiler) or as autonomous systems (air conditioning or prefabrication). Rather these components and systems are part of much larger systems of which architects are one agent. This book will help architects more broadly...

    Published February 16th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Matter: Material Processes in Architectural Production

    Edited by Gail Peter Borden, Michael Meredith

    Beginning with material, this book revolves around physical material making and design decisions that emerge from material interaction. Combining essays from both practice and academia, this book presents some of the most significant projects and thoughts on materiality from the last decade....

    Published August 4th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Structural Basis of Architecture

    2nd Edition

    By Bjorn N. Sandaker, Arne P. Eggen, Mark R. Cruvellier

    This is a book about structures that shows students how to "see" structures as integral to architecture, and how knowledge of structures is the basis for understanding both the mechanical and conceptual aspects inherent to the art of building. Analyzing the structural principles behind many of the...

    Published April 17th 2011 by Routledge

  6. The Art of Structures

    By Aurelio Muttoni

    This book describes the complete panorama of supporting structures and their function by describing how loads are sustained and transmitted to the ground. With a minimum of mathematics, the reader is guided through the analysis of some of the world’s most famous designs and structures from a civil...

    Published February 10th 2011 by EPFL Press