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You are currently browsing 11–20 of 64 new and published books in the subject of Architectural Reference — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Collage and Architecture

    By Jennifer A.E. Shields

    Collage and Architecture is the first book to cover collage as a tool for design in architecture, making it a valuable resource for students and practitioners. Author Jennifer Shields uses the artworks and built projects of leading artists and architects, such as Le Corbusier, Daniel Libeskind, and...

    Published December 20th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Architecture 3.0

    The Disruptive Design Practice Handbook

    By Cliff Moser

    This book provides a definitive guide for the future direction of the practice and profession of architecture. In five parts, Cliff Moser provides you with all the tools and know-how to implement changes that will serve you and your practice in the short, medium and long term. Written at a...

    Published November 27th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Skins, Envelopes, and Enclosures

    Concepts for Designing Building Exteriors

    By Mayine L. Yu

    Integrate the best building envelope construction methods, materials science, and structural principles in your work using this book as a resource to help you… With more than seventy significant case studies located in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia from prehistory to the present,...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Architect’s Guide to Effective Self-Presentation

    By Andreas Luescher

    In today’s increasingly competitive marketplace, the creation of a successful resume is a vital skill needed by architectural students and professionals alike. This book demystifies the architecture resume, its working strategy and its purposes. The book guides readers through the process of...

    Published October 13th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Seeing and Making in Architecture

    Design Exercises

    By Taiji Miyasaka

    You always aim to achieve that moment of insight that leads to ingenuity and novelty in your design, but sometimes it remains elusive. This book presents a variety of techniques for mapping and making hands-on design/build projects, and relates this work to real architecture. It helps you to learn...

    Published September 18th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

Forthcoming Books

  1. Structural Competency for Architects
    By Hollee Hitchcock Becker
    To Be Published August 4th 2014
  2. Architectural Acoustics
    By Ana M Jaramillo, Chris Steel
    To Be Published October 22nd 2014
  3. Daylighting and Integrated Lighting Design
    By Christopher Meek, Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg
    To Be Published October 23rd 2014
  4. Architecture's Pretexts
    By Aarati Kanekar
    To Be Published January 4th 2015
  5. Architectural Theory
    Edited by Harry Francis Mallgrave
    To Be Published January 14th 2015

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