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  1. Performative Architecture

    Beyond Instrumentality

    Edited by Branko Kolarevic, Ali Malkawi

    This book addresses the emergence of a new kind of architecture, in which building performance is a guiding design principle, adopting new performance-based priorities for the design of cities, buildings, landscape and infrastructures. This emerging architecture places broadly defined performance...

    Published December 16th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Smart Materials and Technologies

    For the Architecture and Design Professions

    By D. Michelle Addington, Daniel Schodek

    Today, architects and designers are beginning to look toward developments in new"smart" or "intelligent" materials and technologies for solutions to long-standing problemsin building design. However, these new materials have so far been applied in a diversebut largely idiosyncratic nature, because...

    Published October 15th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Environmental Diversity in Architecture

    Edited by Mary Ann Steane, Koen Steemers

    This book takes the position that the dynamic of the architectural environment is a key aspect of good design, yet one which is not well anticipated or understood. Environmental variety is a design characteristic closely related to our experience of architecture - an architecture of the senses....

    Published September 15th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Advanced Building Simulation

    Edited by Ali Malkawi, Godfried Augenbroe

    This book introduces recent advances in building simulation and outlines its historic development. Two important topics are described: uncertainty in simulation and coupled simulations, which are both closely linked to attempts to improve control and accuracy. This is followed by coverage of wind...

    Published July 28th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Free-Standing Tension Structures

    From Tensegrity Systems to Cable-Strut Systems

    By Binbing Wang

    Series: Spon Research

    Architects are constantly looking for new methods to create large indoor spaces unhindered by columns and other supports. Tensile and cable-strut structures are one method of producing such spaces. They also enable the creation of different shaped spaces allowing architects more scope for...

    Published July 21st 2004 by CRC Press

  6. Reliability and Optimization of Structural Systems

    Proceedings of the 11th IFIP WG7.5 Working Conference, Banff, Canada, 2-5 November 2003

    By Marc Maes, Luc Huyse

    Published June 30th 2004 by CRC Press

  7. Architectural Details 2003

    By Detail Magazine

    This is a compilation of the full year's information, including: the "Discussion" section, where well-known architects and critics as well as specialist authors and architectural historians articulate their views; the "Documentation" section containing an analysis of selected projects, in which...

    Published April 27th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Material Culture

    Edited by Victor Buchli

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    Material culture is the study of material products of human manufacturing processes, or 'the history of things'. Since material culture studies re-emerged within Anglo-American archaeology and anthropology in the late 1960s, this field of study has spread to a variety of other disciplines including...

    Published April 21st 2004 by Routledge

  9. Cities and Natural Process

    A Basis for Sustainability, 2nd Edition

    By Michael Hough

    Cities and Natural Process is a discussion of the fundamental conflict in the perception of nature and an expression of the essential need for an environmental view when approaching urban design. Whilst retaining the existing structure, each of the chapters has been revised to take into account...

    Published April 21st 2004 by Routledge

  10. Lighting: Interior and Exterior

    By Robert Bean, Robert Bean

    This guide shows how the concepts used in lighting design arise from the needs of the designer and the user. These concepts are shown in a practical context to enable you to develop and improve your design skills.Through examples and exercises, this book makes it easier for the student to acquire...

    Published December 23rd 2003 by Routledge