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  1. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 19th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 30th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 9th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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

  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 17th 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 19th 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 18th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Architect's Legal Pocket Book

    By Matthew Cousins, Matthew Cousins

    Series: Routledge Pocket Books

    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 23rd 2011 by Routledge