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Forthcoming Digital Architecture Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Shell Structures for Architecture

    Form Finding and Optimization

    Edited by Sigrid Adriaenssens, Philippe Block, Diederik Veenendaal, Chris Williams

    Bringing together experts from research and practice, Shell Structures for Architecture: Form Finding and Optimization presents contemporary design methods for shell and gridshell structures, covering form-finding and structural optimization techniques. It introduces architecture and engineering...

    To Be Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  2. V-Ray My Way

    A Practical Designer's Guide to Creating Realistic Imagery Using V-Ray & 3ds Max

    By Lee Wylde

    V-Ray My Way: A Practical Designers Guide to Creating Realistic Imagery Using V-Ray & 3ds Max is a practical, hands-on guide to creating some of the most stunning computer-generated images possible. It caters to the design masses; architects, engineers, interior designers, industrial designers,...

    To Be Published May 10th 2014 by Focal Press

  3. The Death of Drawing

    Architecture in the Age of Simulation

    By David Scheer

    The Death of Drawing explores the causes and effects of the epochal shift from drawing to computation as the chief design and communication medium in architecture. Drawing both framed the thinking of architects and organized the design and construction process to place architects at its center. Its...

    To Be Published June 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Mobility and Locative Media

    Mobile Communication in Hybrid Spaces

    Edited by Adriana de Souza e Silva, Mimi Sheller

    Series: Changing Mobilities

    Mobilities has become an important framework to understand and analyze contemporary social, spatial, economic and political practices. Especially as mobile media become seamlessly integrated into transportation networks, navigating urban spaces, and connecting with social networks while on the move...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Architecture and Movement

    the Dynamic Experience of Buildings and Landscapes

    Edited by Peter Blundell Jones, Mark Meagher

    The experience of movement, of moving through buildings, cities, landscapes and in everyday life, is the only involvement most individuals have with the built environment on a daily basis. User experience is so often neglected in architectural study and practice. Architecture and Movement tackles...

    To Be Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Permutation Design

    Buildings, Texts and Contexts

    By Kostas Terzidis

    In design, the problems that designers are called upon to solve can be regarded as a problem of permutations. A permutation is an ordered arrangement of elements in a set. In our case, the set is design and the elements are design components, such as lines, shapes, forms, or spaces. Traditionally,...

    To Be Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Digital Architecture

    Edited by Mark Burry

    Series: Critical Concepts in Architecture

    ‘Digital architecture’ is a relatively recent critical concept and encompasses all aspects of the discipline of architecture engaging with computation. It has evolved into a domain in its own right, as it were, rather than always being present from the first time architects ceded slide rule use in...

    To Be Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Architecture of Geometry

    Systems, Behaviour and Boundaries

    By Lars Hesselgren

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Architect's Field Guide to Computation

    By Joy Ko, Kyle Steinfeld

    The Architect's Field Guide to Computation will be a concise guidebook and compendium to accompany an architectural designer working on active projects that would benefit from the judicious use of computation. The approach is guided by an idea of "practical computation", understood as a...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Building Dynamics

    Exploring Architecture of Change

    Edited by Branko Kolarevic, Vera Parlac

    Buildings are increasingly ‘dynamic’: equipped with sensors, actuators and controllers, they ‘self-adjust’ in response to changes in the external and internal environments and patterns of use. Building Dynamics asks how this change manifests itself and what it means for architecture as buildings...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge