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  1. Architect's Pocket Book of Kitchen Design

    By Charlotte Baden-Powell

    As with the best-selling 'Architects Pocket Book' this title includes everyday information which the architect/designer normally has to find from a wide variety of sources and which is not always easily to hand.Focusing on kitchen design, this book is of use to the student as well as the...

    Published July 26th 2005 by Routledge

  2. Building Structures

    From Concepts to Design, 2nd Edition

    By Malcom Millais, Malcolm Millais

    A thorough introduction to building for the non-expert, this book is a one-stop book reference source for knowing everything important about building structures. Readers: follow the history of structural understanding grasp all the concepts of structural behaviour via step by step...

    Published March 1st 2005 by Taylor & Francis

  3. The Modern Airport Terminal

    New Approaches to Airport Architecture, 2nd Edition

    By Brian Edwards

    This comprehensive guide to the planning and design of airport terminals and their facilities covers all types of airport terminal found around the world and highlights the environmental and technical issues that the designer has to address. Contemporary examples are critically reviewed through a...

    Published February 14th 2005 by Taylor & Francis

  4. An Urban Approach To Climate Sensitive Design

    Strategies for the Tropics

    By Rohinton Emmanuel

    The need to respond to the rapidly changing city climate is particularly urgent in the tropics where the urban transition is currently at its peak. While the need is clearly felt by the tropical urban dwellers, texts that provide an overview of the problem and indicate possible design solutions are...

    Published February 6th 2005 by Taylor & Francis

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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