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  1. 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 15th 2005 by Taylor & Francis

  2. 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 7th 2005 by Taylor & Francis

  3. 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 17th 2004 by Routledge

  4. 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 16th 2004 by Routledge

  5. 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 16th 2004 by Routledge

  6. 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 29th 2004 by Routledge

  7. 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 22nd 2004 by CRC Press

  8. 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 July 1st 2004 by CRC Press

  9. 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 28th 2004 by Routledge

  10. 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 22nd 2004 by Routledge