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  1. About Designing

    Analysing Design Meetings

    Edited by Janet McDonnell, Peter Lloyd

    The twenty-one contributions to About: Designing draw on a rich variety of methodological positions, research backgrounds and design disciplines including architecture, product design, engineering, applied linguistics, communication studies, cognitive psychology, and discourse studies. Collectively...

    Published June 26th 2009 by CRC Press

  2. Design Activism

    Beautiful Strangeness for a Sustainable World

    By Alastair Fuad-Luke

    Design academics and practitioners are facing a multiplicity of challenges in a dynamic, complex, world moving faster than the current design paradigm which is largely tied to the values and imperatives of commercial enterprise. Current education and practice need to evolve to ensure that the...

    Published May 28th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Design Management for Sustainability

    By Stephen Emmitt

    Series: Architectural Engineering and Design Management

    Building on the special edition Aspects of Design Management (Volume 3:1, 2007), this publication brings together the rapidly developing field of design management with that of environmental sustainability. Eight articles drawn from around the world help to provide some critical insights into the...

    Published May 19th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Digital Painting in Photoshop

    By Susan Ruddick Bloom

    Have you ever considered using Photoshop to create fine art?Photoshop is usually used for enhancing photos, but this extremely powerful software package is capable of so much more. Every feature, from brushes to background, can be customised and optimised for artistic effect. With a little guidance...

    Published February 2nd 2009 by Focal Press

  5. Art and Architecture

    2nd Edition

    By Anne Margaret Wright, Anita Croy

    This text uses an innovative approach to the dynamics of labour's decline and proposes policy initiatives necessary for its revitalization. The book emphasises the need for restructuring of capitalism on a global scale and challenges traditional economic and industrial relations wisdom....

    Published February 1st 2009 by Routledge

  6. Whole System Design

    An Integrated Approach to Sustainable Engineering

    By Peter Stansinoupolos, Michael H Smith, Karlson Hargroves, Cheryl Desha

    Whole System Design is increasingly being seen as one of the most cost-effective ways to both increase the productivity and reduce the negative environmental impacts of an engineered system. A focus on design is critical, as the output from this stage of the project locks in most of the economic...

    Published December 19th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Understanding Architecture Through Drawing

    2nd Edition

    By Brian Edwards

    This second edition is fully revised and updated and includes new chapters on sustainability, history and archaeology, designing through drawing and drawing in architectural practice. The book introduces design and graphic techniques aimed to help designers increase their understanding of buildings...

    Published September 5th 2008 by Taylor & Francis

  8. Art and Architecture

    By Anne Margaret Wright, Anita Croy

    Published September 1st 2008 by Routledge

  9. Positive Development

    From Vicious Circles to Virtuous Cycles through Built Environment Design

    By Janis Birkeland

    Janis Birkeland presents the innovative new paradigm of 'Positive Development' in which the built environment provides greater life quality, health, amenity and safety for all without sacrificing resources or money. With a different form of design, development itself can become a 'sustainability...

    Published August 20th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Choosing Safety

    "A Guide to Using Probabilistic Risk Assessment and Decision Analysis in Complex, High-Consequence Systems"

    By Michael V. Dr Frank

    The technological age has seen a range of catastrophic and preventable failures, often as a result of decisions that did not appropriately consider safety as a factor in design and engineering. Through more than a dozen practical examples from the author?s experience in nuclear power, aerospace,...

    Published August 19th 2008 by Routledge