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  1. Louis I. Kahn

    Exposed Concrete and Hollow Stones, 1949-1959

    By Roberto Gargiani

    Through sheer determination and courage, Kahn has researched the nature of concrete in the form of precast, cast in place or blocks. Each of his renowned works in exposed concrete, such as the Yale Art Gallery, the Richards Laboratories, the Bath House, the Salk Institute, the National Assembly,...

    Published July 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Return of Nature

    Sustaining Architecture in the Face of Sustainability

    Edited by Preston Scott Cohen, Erika Naginski

    The Return of Nature asks you to critique your conception of nature and your approach to architectural sustainability and green design. What do the terms mean? Are they de facto design requirements? Or are they unintended design replacements? The book is divided into five parts giving you...

    Published July 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Tall Buildings

    Structural Systems and Aerodynamic Form

    By Mehmet Halis Günel, Hüseyin Emre Ilgin

    The structural challenges of building 800 metres into the sky are substantial, and include several factors which do not affect low-rise construction. This book focusses on these areas specifically to provide the architectural and structural knowledge which must be...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Structure As Architecture

    A Source Book for Architects and Structural Engineers, 2nd Edition

    By Andrew Charleson

    Structure as Architecture presents a comprehensive analysis of the indispensable role of structure in architecture. An exploration, as well as a celebration, of structure, the book draws on a series of design studies and case study examples to illustrate how structure can be employed to realize a...

    Published June 30th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Collaborations in Architecture and Engineering

    By Clare Olsen, Sinead Mac Namara

    Collaborations in Architecture and Engineering focuses on team-building and problem-solving between architects and engineers to prepare you for working together in practice. It provides an overview and foundation for interdisciplinary collaboration so that you can create innovative proposals for...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Shell Structures for Architecture

    Form Finding and Optimization

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

    *** Featuring a foreword by Pritzker Prize Winner Shigeru Ban *** 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...

    Published April 21st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Life Cycle Assessment

    By Kathrina Simonen

    Series: PocketArchitecture

    Life Cycle Assessment addresses the dynamic and dialectic of building and ecology, presenting the key theories and techniques surrounding the use of life cycle assessment data and methods. Architects and construction professionals must assume greater responsibility in helping building owners to...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Building Information Modeling

    By Karen M. Kensek

    Series: PocketArchitecture

    This is a design guide for architects, engineers, and contractors concerning the principles and specific applications of building information modeling (BIM). BIM has the potential to revolutionize the building industry, and yet not all architects and construction professionals fully understand...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Architecture of Art Museums

    A Decade of Design: 2000 - 2010

    By Ronnie Self

    As a building type, art museums are unparalleled for the opportunities they provide for architectural investigation and experimentation. They are frequently key components of urban revitalization and often push the limits of building technology. Art museums are places of pleasure, education and...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Introduction to Architectural Science

    The Basis of Sustainable Design, 3rd Edition

    By Steven V. Szokolay

    Now in its third edition, this book provides the ideal reference to the physical basis of architectural design. Fully updated and expanded throughout, the book provides the data required for architects to design buildings that will maintain the users comfort in a variety of conditions, with...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge