Manual of Section

Manual of Section
Author: Paul Lewis,Marc Tsutumaki,David J. Lewis
Publsiher: Chronicle Books
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2016-08-23
ISBN 10: 1616895551
ISBN 13: 9781616895556
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Manual of Section Book Review:

Along with plan and elevation, section is one of the essential representational techniques of architectural design; among architects and educators, debates about a project's section are common and often intense. Until now, however, there has been no framework to describe or evaluate it. Manual of Section fills this void. Paul Lewis, Marc Tsurumaki, and David J. Lewis have developed seven categories of section, revealed in structures ranging from simple one-story buildings to complex structures featuring stacked forms, fantastical shapes, internal holes, inclines, sheared planes, nested forms, or combinations thereof. To illustrate these categories, the authors construct sixty-three intricately detailed cross-section perspective drawings of built projects—many of the most significant structures in international architecture from the last one hundred years—based on extensive archival research. Manual of Section also includes smart and accessible essays on the history and uses of section.

Manual of Section

Manual of Section
Author: Paul Lewis,Marc Tsurumaki,David J. Lewis
Publsiher: Princeton Architectural Press
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2016-08-23
ISBN 10: 9781616892555
ISBN 13: 1616892552
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Manual of Section Book Review:

Along with plan and elevation, section is one of the essential representational techniques of architectural design; among architects and educators, debates about a project's section are common and often intense. Until now, however, there has been no framework to describe or evaluate it. Manual of Section fills this void. Paul Lewis, Marc Tsurumaki, and David J. Lewis have developed seven categories of section, revealed in structures ranging from simple one-story buildings to complex structures featuring stacked forms, fantastical shapes, internal holes, inclines, sheared planes, nested forms, or combinations thereof. To illustrate these categories, the authors construct sixty-three intricately detailed cross-section perspective drawings of built projects—many of the most significant structures in international architecture from the last one hundred years—based on extensive archival research. Manual of Section also includes smart and accessible essays on the history and uses of section.

Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction

Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction
Author: Sam Kubba
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 1064
Release: 2016-10-15
ISBN 10: 0128104430
ISBN 13: 9780128104439
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction Book Review:

Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction: LEED, BREEAM, and Green Globes, Second Edition directly addresses the needs of building professionals interested in the evolving principles, strategies, and concepts of green/sustainable design. Written in an easy to understand style, the book is updated to reflect new standards to LEED. In addition, readers will find sections that cover the new standards to BREEAM that involve new construction Infrastructure, data centers, warehouses, and existing buildings. Provides vital information and penetrating insights into three of the top Green Building Codes and Standards applied Internationally Includes the latest updates for complying with LEED v4 Practices and BREEAM Presents case studies that draws on over 35 years of personal experience from across the world

Integrated Design in Contemporary Architecture

Integrated Design in Contemporary Architecture
Author: Kiel Moe
Publsiher: Princeton Architectural Press
Total Pages: 203
Release: 2008-06-19
ISBN 10: 9781568987453
ISBN 13: 1568987455
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Integrated Design in Contemporary Architecture Book Review:

The author takes a comprehensive look at projects that exemplify approaches to this field. From museums to residences, from office buildings to universities and yoga centers, this book showcases 28 examples of integrated design that cut across building types, budgets, climates, and locales.

Manual of Engineering Drawing

Manual of Engineering Drawing
Author: Colin H. Simmons,Dennis E. Maguire
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2003-10-21
ISBN 10: 9780080473345
ISBN 13: 0080473342
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Manual of Engineering Drawing Book Review:

The Manual of Engineering Drawing has long been recognised as the student and practising engineer's guide to producing engineering drawings that comply with ISO and British Standards. The information in this book is equally applicable to any CAD application or manual drawing. The second edition is fully in line with the requirements of the new British Standard BS8888: 2002, and will help engineers, lecturers and students with the transition to the new standards. BS8888 is fully based on the relevant ISO standards, so this book is also ideal for an international readership. The comprehensive scope of this book encompasses topics including orthographic, isometric and oblique projections, electric and hydraulic diagrams, welding and adhesive symbols, and guidance on tolerancing. Written by a member of the ISO committee and a former college lecturer, the Manual of Engineering Drawing combines up-to-the-minute technical accuracy with clear, readable explanations and numerous diagrams. This approach makes this an ideal student text for vocational courses in engineering drawing and undergraduates studying engineering design / product design. Colin Simmons is a member of the BSI and ISO Draughting Committees and an Engineering Standards Consultant. He was formerly Standards Engineer at Lucas CAV. * Fully in line with the latest ISO Standards * A textbook and reference guide for students and engineers involved in design engineering and product design * Written by a former lecturer and a current member of the relevant standards committees

A Section of Now

A Section of Now
Author: Giovanna Borasi
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 350
Release: 2022-08
ISBN 10: 9783959055079
ISBN 13: 3959055072
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Section of Now Book Review:

'A Section of Now' aims to re-establish a dialogue between architecture and society that would allow architecture to begin to contend with and address our changed and changing social norms. The publication serves as a meditation on new behaviours, rituals, and values and their spatial implications, and seeks to catalyse urban and architectural interventions that accommodate, influence, and, in some cases, pre-empt our new lived realities. Authors address topics ranging from the safety of digital spaces to how normative life trajectories affect the elderly and the many selves each of us puts forward, while architects present frameworks for, among other things, spaces for blended families, thirty-year-old retirees, and contested monuments. Bringing together analytical essays about the contemporary moment and the direction in which society is moving, projective texts that outline new architectural types to address societal needs, alongside television series, photography, and architecture and design projects, 'A Section of Now' outlines a new relationship between the spaces in which we live and the ways we live within them. Architect, editor, and curator Giovanna Borasi is Director of the Canadian Centre for Architecture.

Graphic Design for Architects

Graphic Design for Architects
Author: Karen Lewis
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2015-06-26
ISBN 10: 1317552350
ISBN 13: 9781317552352
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Graphic Design for Architects Book Review:

Graphic Design for Architects is a handbook of techniques, explanations and examples of graphic design most relevant to architects. The book covers a variety of scales of graphic design, everything from portfolio design and competition boards, to signage and building super-graphics – to address every phase of architectural production. This book combines and expands on information typically found in graphic design, information design, and architectural graphics books. As architectural communication increases to include more territory and components of a project, it is important for designers to be knowledgeable about the various ways in which to communicate visually. For instance, signage should be designed as part of the process – not something added at the end of a project; and the portfolio is a manifestation of how the designer works, not just an application to sell a design sensibility. In thinking about architecture as a systematic and visual project, the graphic design techniques outlined in this book will help architects process, organize and structure their work through the lens of visual communication. Each chapter is titled and organized by common architectural modes of communication and production. The chapters speak to architects by directly addressing projects and topics relevant to their work, while the information inside each chapter presents graphic design methods to achieve the architects’ work. In this way, readers don’t have to search through graphic design books to figure out what’s relevant to them – this book provides a complete reference of graphic techniques and methods most useful to architects in getting their work done.

Edge of Order

Edge of Order
Author: Daniel Libeskind,Tim McKeough
Publsiher: Clarkson Potter
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2018
ISBN 10: 045149735X
ISBN 13: 9780451497352
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Edge of Order Book Review:

A stunning tour of the work of internationally known architect Daniel Libeskind and an investigation of a master artist's creative process. Daniel Libeskind is one of the foremost architects of our time, a self-proclaimed rebel celebrated for innovative, site-conscious designs, including the Jewish Museum Berlin and New York's World Trade Center Redevelopment. He has also emerged as one of architecture's most visible public ambassadors. In Edge of Order, Libeskind opens the door to his unique creative process, guiding us through a selection of his projects never before collected--both built and unrealized, major commissions and unexpected favorites--and revealing how he arrived at their designs through text and a rich array of visuals, including drawings, plans, and photographs. With a voracious appetite for culture and history, and an encyclopedic memory, Libeskind draws on everything from Greek mythology to Emily Dickinson to the Marx Brothers to explain the way he thinks about buildings and cities. Far more than a monograph, Edge of Order is both an essential document of Libeskind's remarkable career and an intimate portrait of an artist that will encourage creative people in any field to discover new points of inspiration.

Manual of Digital Earth

Manual of Digital Earth
Author: Huadong Guo,Michael F. Goodchild,Alessandro Annoni
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 852
Release: 2019-11-18
ISBN 10: 9813299150
ISBN 13: 9789813299153
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Manual of Digital Earth Book Review:

This open access book offers a summary of the development of Digital Earth over the past twenty years. By reviewing the initial vision of Digital Earth, the evolution of that vision, the relevant key technologies, and the role of Digital Earth in helping people respond to global challenges, this publication reveals how and why Digital Earth is becoming vital for acquiring, processing, analysing and mining the rapidly growing volume of global data sets about the Earth. The main aspects of Digital Earth covered here include: Digital Earth platforms, remote sensing and navigation satellites, processing and visualizing geospatial information, geospatial information infrastructures, big data and cloud computing, transformation and zooming, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, and social media. Moreover, the book covers in detail the multi-layered/multi-faceted roles of Digital Earth in response to sustainable development goals, climate changes, and mitigating disasters, the applications of Digital Earth (such as digital city and digital heritage), the citizen science in support of Digital Earth, the economic value of Digital Earth, and so on. This book also reviews the regional and national development of Digital Earth around the world, and discusses the role and effect of education and ethics. Lastly, it concludes with a summary of the challenges and forecasts the future trends of Digital Earth. By sharing case studies and a broad range of general and scientific insights into the science and technology of Digital Earth, this book offers an essential introduction for an ever-growing international audience.

Rural Studio

Rural Studio
Author: Andrea Oppenheimer Dean,Lawrence Chua,Cervin Robinson
Publsiher: Princeton Architectural Press
Total Pages: 185
Release: 2002-02
ISBN 10: 9781568982922
ISBN 13: 1568982925
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Rural Studio Book Review:

Using salvaged lumber and bricks, discarded tires, hay and waste cardboard bales, concrete rubble, colored bottles, and old license plates, they create inexpensive buildings in a style Mockbee describes as "contemporary modernism grounded in Southern culture."".

Physics for Architects

Physics for Architects
Author: Yehuda Salu
Publsiher: Infinity Publishing
Total Pages: 313
Release: 2004
ISBN 10: 0741419297
ISBN 13: 9780741419293
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Physics for Architects Book Review:

The Architect s Studio Companion

The Architect s Studio Companion
Author: Edward Allen,Joseph Iano
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 512
Release: 2017-01-20
ISBN 10: 1119092647
ISBN 13: 9781119092643
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Architect s Studio Companion Book Review:

The time-saving resource every architect needs The Architect’s Studio Companion is a robust, user-friendly resource that keeps important information at your fingertips throughout the design process. It includes guidelines for the design of structure, environmental systems, parking, accessibility, and more. This new sixth edition has been fully updated with the latest model building codes for the U.S. and Canada, extensive new information on heating and cooling systems for buildings, and new structural systems, all in a form that facilitates rapid preliminary design. More than just a reference, this book is a true companion that no practicing architect or student should be without. This book provides quick access to guidelines for systems that affect the form and spatial organization of buildings and allows this information to be incorporated into the earliest stages of building design. With it you can: Select, configure, and size structural systems Plan for building heating and cooling Incorporate passive systems and daylighting into your design Design for parking and meet code-related life-safety and accessibility requirements Relying on straightforward diagrams and clear written explanations, the designer can lay out the fundamental systems of a building in a matter of minutes—without getting hung up on complicated technical concepts. By introducing building systems into the early stages of design, the need for later revisions or redesign is reduced, and projects stay on time and on budget. The Architect’s Studio Companion is the time-saving tool that helps you bring it all together from the beginning.

The Architecture of Bathing

The Architecture of Bathing
Author: Christie Pearson
Publsiher: MIT Press
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2020-10-06
ISBN 10: 0262044218
ISBN 13: 9780262044219
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Architecture of Bathing Book Review:

A celebration of communal bathing—swimming pools, saunas, beaches, ritual baths, sweat lodges, and more—viewed through the lens of architecture and landscape. We enter the public pool, the sauna, or the beach with a heightened awareness of our bodies and the bodies of others. The phenomenology of bathing opens all of our senses toward the physical world entwined with the social, while the history of bathing is one of shared space, in both natural and built environments. In The Architecture of Bathing, Christie Pearson offers a unique examination of communal bathing and its history from the perspective of architecture and landscape. Engagingly written and richly illustrated, with more than 260 illustrations, many in color, The Architecture of Bathing offers a celebration of spaces in which public and private, sacred and profane, ritual and habitual, pure and impure, nature and culture commingle. Pearson takes a wide-ranging view of her subject, drawing on architecture, art, and literary works. Each chapter is structured around an architectural typology and explores an accompanying theme—for example, tub, sensuality; river, flow; waterfall, rejuvenation; and banya, immersion. Offering examples, introducing relevant theory, and recounting personal experiences, Pearson effortlessly combines a practitioner's zest with astonishing erudition. As she examines these forms, we see that they are inextricable from landscapes, bodily practices, and cultural production. Looking more closely, we experience architecture itself as an immersive material and social space, embedded inthe interdependent environmental and cultural fabric of our world.

Working Drawings Handbook

Working Drawings Handbook
Author: Keith Styles,Andrew Bichard
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2012-08-21
ISBN 10: 1135140251
ISBN 13: 9781135140250
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Working Drawings Handbook Book Review:

Covering every aspect of drawing preparation, both manual and computer-aided, this comprehensive manual is an essential tool for students, architects and architectural technologists. Showing what information is required on each type of document, how drawings relate to specifications, and how to organize and document your work, this handbook presents a fully illustrated guide to all the key methods and techniques. Thoroughly revised and redesigned, this fourth edition has brand new computer-generated drawings throughout and is updated to cover all aspects of computer use in the modern building design process.

Handbook of Energy Efficiency in Buildings

Handbook of Energy Efficiency in Buildings
Author: Umberto Desideri,Francesco Asdrubali
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 858
Release: 2018-11-12
ISBN 10: 0128128186
ISBN 13: 9780128128183
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Energy Efficiency in Buildings Book Review:

Handbook of Energy Efficiency in Buildings: A Life Cycle Approach offers a comprehensive and in-depth coverage of the subject with a further focus on the Life Cycle. The editors, renowned academics, invited a diverse group of researchers to develop original chapters for the book and managed to well integrate all contributions in a consistent volume. Sections cover the role of the building sector on energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, international technical standards, laws and regulations, building energy efficiency and zero energy consumption buildings, the life cycle assessment of buildings, from construction to decommissioning, and other timely topics. The multidisciplinary approach to the subject makes it valuable for researchers and industry based Civil, Construction, and Architectural Engineers. Researchers in related fields as built environment, energy and sustainability at an urban scale will also benefit from the books integrated perspective. Presents a complete and thorough coverage of energy efficiency in buildings Provides an integrated approach to all the different elements that impact energy efficiency Contains coverage of worldwide regulation

The Chicago Manual of Style

The Chicago Manual of Style
Author: University of Chicago. Press
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2003
ISBN 10: 9780226104041
ISBN 13: 0226104044
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Chicago Manual of Style Book Review:

Searchable electronic version of print product with fully hyperlinked cross-references.

Saunders Manual of Small Animal Practice E Book

Saunders Manual of Small Animal Practice   E Book
Author: Stephen J. Birchard,Robert G. Sherding
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 2032
Release: 2005-12-20
ISBN 10: 141606429X
ISBN 13: 9781416064299
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Saunders Manual of Small Animal Practice E Book Book Review:

Meticulously organized by body system for optimal readability and ease of reference, the 3rd edition of this best-selling manual provides quick, comprehensive, and practical guidance on evaluating and managing a full range of common medical and surgical conditions encountered in small animal practice. Medical chapters discuss etiology, clinical signs, diagnoses and treatment, while surgical chapters discuss anatomy, preoperative considerations, procedures and postoperative care. It also contains an entire section devoted to avian and exotic pets and a comprehensive drug formulary. A consistent outline format provides easy access to information on etiology, clinical signs, diagnosis, and treatment for each disease or disorder, as well as anatomy, preoperative conditions, techniques, and postoperative care for surgical procedures. Key Points draw attention to helpful tips and key concepts. Includes a comprehensive section covering diagnosis, treatment, and surgery for avian and exotic pets. Features new chapters that cover key topics such as physical therapy and rehabilitation, pain management, vaccination guidelines, and syncope. Includes the latest information on drugs and clinical equipment throughout.

How Buildings Learn

How Buildings Learn
Author: Stewart Brand
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 252
Release: 1995-10-01
ISBN 10: 1101562641
ISBN 13: 9781101562642
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How Buildings Learn Book Review:

Buildings have often been studies whole in space, but never before have they been studied whole in time. How Buildings Learn is a masterful new synthesis that proposes that buildings adapt best when constantly refined and reshaped by their occupants, and that architects can mature from being artists of space to becoming artists of time. From the connected farmhouses of New England to I.M. Pei's Media Lab, from "satisficing" to "form follows funding," from the evolution of bungalows to the invention of Santa Fe Style, from Low Road military surplus buildings to a High Road English classic like Chatsworth—this is a far-ranging survey of unexplored essential territory. More than any other human artifacts, buildings improve with time—if they're allowed to. How Buildings Learn shows how to work with time rather than against it.

Operative Design

Operative Design
Author: Anthony di Mari
Publsiher: BIS Publishers
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2013-07-01
ISBN 10: 9789063692896
ISBN 13: 9063692897
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Operative Design Book Review:

The core idea for this book is the use of operative verbs as tools for designing space. These operative verbs abstract the idea of spatial formation to its most basic terms, allowing for an objective approach to create the foundation for subjective spatial design. Examples of these verbs are expand, inflate, nest, wist, lift, embed, merge and many more. Together they form a visual dictionary decoding the syntax of spatial verbs. The verbs are illustrated with three-dimensional diagrams and pictures of designs which show the verbs 'in action'. This approach was devised, tested, and applied to architectural studio instruction by Anthony Di Mari and Nora Yoo while teaching at Harvard University's Career Discovery Program in Architecture in 2010. As instructors and as recent graduates, they saw a need for this kind of catalogue from both sides - as a reference manual applicable to design students in all stages of their studies, as well as a teaching tool for instructors to help students understand the strong spatial potential of abstract operations.

Vertical Urban Factory

Vertical Urban Factory
Author: Nina Rappaport
Publsiher: Actar
Total Pages: 496
Release: 2019-12-30
ISBN 10: 9781948765145
ISBN 13: 1948765144
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Vertical Urban Factory Book Review:

This revised edition focuses on the spaces of production in cities--both the modernist period and today--and the technologies that have contributed to shifts in factory architecture, manufacturing, and urban design. Vertical Urban Factory tracks the evolution of the vertical urban factory from the first industrial revolution to the present and provides an analysis of the political, social, and economic factors that have shaped today's global industrial landscape. Ultimately, it provokes new concepts for the futureof urban manufacturing, and the necessity of creating new paradigms for sustainable, self-sufficient urban industry. Illustrated with historic and contemporary photographs, manufacturing process diagrams, and infographics by MGMT Design.