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  1. How Architects Write

    By Tom Spector, Rebecca Damron

    This is the first writing reference book for designers. Whether you're an architect, landscape architect, interior designers, or an industrial designer How Architects Write shows you the interdependence of writing and design. Authors Tom Spector and Rebecca Damron present typical writing...

    Published August 8th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Diagramming the Big Idea

    Methods for Architectural Composition

    By Jeffrey Balmer, Michael T. Swisher

    As a beginning design student, you need to learn to think like a designer, to visualize ideas and concepts, as well as objects. In Diagramming the Big Idea, Jeffrey Balmer and Michael T. Swisher illustrate how you can create and use diagrams to clarify your understanding of both particular projects...

    Published July 31st 2012 by Routledge

  3. Lean Design Management

    Edited by Stephen Emmitt

    Series: Architectural Engineering and Design Management

    The fields of design management and lean construction appear to be developing independently. This volume brings together authors from four continents to argue that lean thinking should be integral to design management in the fields of architecture, engineering and construction (AEC). The...

    Published May 27th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Design Research

    Synergies from Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Jesper Simonsen, Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt, Monika Büscher, John Damm Scheuer

    Design Research is a new interdisciplinary research area with a social science orientation at its heart, and this book explores how scientific knowledge can be put into practice in ways that are at once ethical, creative, helpful, and extraordinary in their results. In order to clarify the common...

    Published January 25th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Graphic Communication Handbook

    By Simon Downs

    Series: Media Practice

    The Graphic Communication Handbook is a comprehensive and detailed introduction to the theories and practices of the graphics industry. It traces the history and development of graphic design, explores issues that affect the industry, examines its analysis through communications theory, explains...

    Published October 11th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Net Works

    Case Studies in Web Art and Design

    By xtine burrough

    Net Works offers an inside look into the process of successfully developing thoughtful, innovative digital media. In many practice-based art texts and classrooms, technology is divorced from the socio-political concerns of those using it. Although there are many resources for media theorists,...

    Published July 26th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Spirit of Design

    Objects, Environment and Meaning

    By Stuart Walker

    Imaginative design will be a crucial factor in enacting sustainability in people's daily lives. Yet current design practice is trapped in consumerist cycles of innovation and production, making it difficult to imagine how we might develop a more meaningful and sustainable rendition of material...

    Published July 17th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Architecture of Information

    Architecture, Interaction Design and the Patterning of Digital Information

    By Martyn Dade-Robertson

    This book looks at relationships between the organization of physical objects in space and the organization of ideas. Historical, philosophical, psychological and architectural knowledge are united to develop an understanding of the relationship between information and its representation....

    Published May 24th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Computer Modelling for Sustainable Urban Design

    Physical Principles, Methods and Applications

    By Darren Robinson

    This is the first book to directly address the physics of urban sustainability and how urban sustainability may be modeled and optimized. Starting with an introduction to the importance and key aspects of the topic, it moves on to a detailed consideration of the urban climate and pedestrian comfort...

    Published March 29th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Global Design History

    Edited by Glenn Adamson, Giorgio Riello, Sarah Teasley

    Globalism is often discussed using abstract terms, such as ‘networks’ or ‘flows’ and usually in relation to recent history. Global Design History moves us past this limited view of globalism, broadening our sense of this key term in history and theory. Individual chapters focus our attention on...

    Published March 3rd 2011 by Routledge