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  1. Transformations

    From Mannerism to Baroque in the Age of European Absolutism and the Church Triumphant

    By Christopher Tadgell

    Series: Architecture in Context

    Unprecedented in scope like its companion volume on the High Renaissance, Transformations, this sixth volume in the Architecture in Context series traces the development of architecture and decoration in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries – particularly the transformation of...

    Published June 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Construction of Drawings and Movies

    Models for Architectural Design and Analysis

    By Thomas Forget

    The architectural imagery that you create is most effective when it examines your project in an abstract manner. Most students and practitioners understand linear perspective and cinema to be examples of architectural presentation tools. This book asks you to consider drawings and movies to be...

    Published August 29th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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 August 1st 2012 by Routledge

  5. Designed for Habitat

    Collaborations with Habitat for Humanity

    By David Hinson, Justin Miller

    If you're looking for ways to give back to your community, then this book, the first to profile thirteen projects designed and built by architects and Habitat for Humanity, will help. Detailed plans, sections, and photographs show you how these projects came about, the strategies used by each team...

    Published July 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  6. Metric Handbook

    Planning and Design Data, 4th Edition

    By David Littlefield

    • Significantly updated in reference to the latest construction standards and new building types.• Sustainable design integrated into chapters.• Over 100,000 copies sold to successive generations of architects and designers – this book belongs on every design office desk and drawing board. The...

    Published March 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. Designing Tall Buildings

    Structure as Architecture

    By Mark P. Sarkisian

    The first of its kind, Designing Tall Buildings is an accessible reference that guides you through the fundamental principles of designing high-rises. Each chapter focuses on one theme central to tall-building design, giving you a comprehensive overview of the related architecture and...

    Published September 18th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Performalism

    Form and Performance in Digital Architecture

    Edited by Yasha J. Grobman, Eran Neuman

    Today, with the advent of digital media technologies and the ability to conceptualize, express and produce complex forms using digital means, the question of the status of the architectural form is once again under consideration. Indeed, the computer liberated architecture from the tyranny of the...

    Published August 17th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Architect's Legal Pocket Book

    By Matthew Cousins

    A little book that’s big on information. The Architect’s Legal Pocket Book is the definitive pocket reference guide on legal issues for architects and architectural students. This handy pocket book provides key legal principles and the latest legal developments that will help you quickly understand...

    Published May 22nd 2011 by Routledge