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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Art and Architecture

    By Anne Margaret Wright, Anita Croy

    Published September 1st 2008 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. The Design Culture Reader

    Edited by Ben Highmore

    Design is part of ordinary, everyday life, to be found in every room in every building in the world. While we may tend to think of design in terms of highly desirable objects, this book encourages us to think about design as ubiquitous (from plumbing to television) and as an agent of social change...

    Published August 8th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Design: The Key Concepts

    By Catherine McDermott

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    This is the essential student’s guide to Design – its practice, its theory and its history. Drawing from a wide range of international examples, respected design writer Catherine McDermott explores key topics including: international design – from Europe to Africa design history – from...

    Published October 31st 2007 by Routledge

  10. Perspective, Projections and Design

    Technologies of Architectural Representation

    Edited by Mario Carpo, Frédérique Lemerle

    The essays selected for this book, presented in chronological order, discuss various aspects of image-making technologies, geometrical knowledge and tools for architectural design, focusing in particular on two historical periods marked by comparable patterns of technological and cultural change....

    Published September 26th 2007 by Routledge