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101 Things I Learned in Architecture School

ISBN-10: 9780262062664
ISBN-13: 9780262062664
Publisher: The MIT Press
Author(s): Matthew Frederick
Publication Date: 2007-08-31

101 THINGS I LEARNED IN ARCHITECTURE SCHOOL is a book that students of architecture will want to keep in the design studio and in their backpacks. It is also a book they may want to keep out of view of their professors, for it expresses in clear and simple language the things they tend to make murky...Read More

101 THINGS I LEARNED IN ARCHITECTURE SCHOOL is a book that students of architecture will want to keep in the design studio and in their backpacks. It is also a book they may want to keep out of view of their professors, for it expresses in clear and simple language the things they tend to make murky and abstruse. These 101 concise lessons in design, drawing, the creative process, and presentation--from the basics of how to draw a line to the complexities of color theory--provide a much-needed primer in architectural literacy and make concrete what too often is left nebulous and open-ended in the architecture curriculum.

Like all books in the popular and celebrated 101 THINGS I LEARNED® book series, the lessons in 101 THINGS I LEARNED IN ARCHITECTURE SCHOOL utilize a unique two-page format, with a brief explanation and accompanying illustration. A lesson on how to draw a line is accompanied by examples of good and bad lines; a lesson on awkward floor level changes shows the television actor Dick Van Dyke in the midst of a pratfall; and a discussion of the proportional differences between traditional and modern buildings features a building split neatly in half between the two.

Written by an architect and instructor who well remembers the fog of his own student days, 101 THINGS I LEARNED IN ARCHITECTURE SCHOOL provides valuable guideposts for students navigating the architectural design studio and the rest of the architecture curriculum. Architecture graduates, from young designers to experienced practitioners, will turn to the book as well for inspiration and a guide back to basics when solving complex design problems.

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Architecture: A Visual History

ISBN-10: 1465464689
ISBN-13: 9781465464682
Publisher: DK
Author(s): Jonathan Glancey
Publication Date: 2017-11-21

With over 500 images and 13 specially commissioned 3-D artworks identifying key structural and aesthetic features, this is a visual tour covering more than 350 of the world's greatest buildings of architectural styles.

Take a spectacular tour of the world's architecture—from ancient...Read More

With over 500 images and 13 specially commissioned 3-D artworks identifying key structural and aesthetic features, this is a visual tour covering more than 350 of the world's greatest buildings of architectural styles.

Take a spectacular tour of the world's architecture—from ancient stupas to modern high-tech skyscrapers to today's green buildings in Architecture. From the Great Pyramids of Giza in Egypt to the Parthenon in Greece, from the White House in Washington, DC, to Bhurj Khalifa in Dubai and beyond, this visual worldwide survey of architecture offers close-up detailed photographic references to the vocabulary of each period, plus principal elements and decorated features.

Presented in a die-cut slipcase, it is the perfect gift for anyone interested architecture and engineering.


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A Field Guide to American Houses (Revised): The Definitive Guide to Identifying and Understanding America's Domestic Architecture

ISBN-10: 0375710825
ISBN-13: 9780375710827
Publisher: Knopf
Author(s): Virginia Savage McAlester
Publication Date: 2015-11-10

Now in paperback: the fully expanded, updated, and freshly designed second edition of the most comprehensive and widely acclaimed guide to domestic architecture: in print since its original publication in 1984, and acknowledged everywhere as the unmatched, essential guide to American...Read More

Now in paperback: the fully expanded, updated, and freshly designed second edition of the most comprehensive and widely acclaimed guide to domestic architecture: in print since its original publication in 1984, and acknowledged everywhere as the unmatched, essential guide to American houses.

This revised edition includes a section on neighborhoods; expanded and completely new categories of house styles with photos and descriptions of each; an appendix on "Approaches to Construction in the 20th and 21st Centuries"; an expanded bibliography; and 600 new photographs and line drawings.

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Archidoodle: The Architect's Activity Book

ISBN-10: 1780673213
ISBN-13: 9781780673219
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Author(s): Steve Bowkett
Publication Date: 2013-10-22

This innovative book is the first to provide a fun, interactive way to learn about architecture. Filled with an array of beautiful and elegant drawings, it poses all manner of architectural challenges for the user: from designing your own skyscraper, to drawing an island house or creating a...Read More

This innovative book is the first to provide a fun, interactive way to learn about architecture. Filled with an array of beautiful and elegant drawings, it poses all manner of architectural challenges for the user: from designing your own skyscraper, to drawing an island house or creating a Constructivist monument, plus many others more.

Aimed at anyone who loves drawing buildings, it encourages the user to imagine their own creative solutions by sketching, drawing and painting in the pages of the book. In so doing, they will learn about a whole range of significant architectural issues, such as the importance of site and materials, how to furnish a space, how to read plans, how to create sustainable cities and so on.

The book also includes numerous examples of works and ideas by major architects to draw inspiration from and will appeal to everyone from children to students to architects.

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The New Old House: Historic & Modern Architecture Combined

ISBN-10: 1419724045
ISBN-13: 9781419724046
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Author(s): Marc Kristal
Publication Date: 2017-03-14

The New Old House presents 18 private historic homes, from North America to Europe, and traces the ingenious ways architects have revitalized and refreshed them for a new generation.
 
Most of the renovations occurred in the last decade, but all of the homes have origins reaching...Read More

The New Old House presents 18 private historic homes, from North America to Europe, and traces the ingenious ways architects have revitalized and refreshed them for a new generation.
 
Most of the renovations occurred in the last decade, but all of the homes have origins reaching back into the past, in some cases hundreds of years. Projects and firms featured include Greenwich House, Allan Greenberg; Longbranch, Jim Olson; Astley Castle, Witherford Watson Mann; Hunsett Mill, Acme; Cotswolds House, Richard Found; plus more than a dozen others. These projects address such timely factors as sustainability, multiculturalism, preservation, and style, and demonstrate the unique beauty and elegance that comes from the interweaving of modernity and history.

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Architecture: Form, Space, & Order

ISBN-10: 9781118745083
ISBN-13: 9781118745083
Publisher: Wiley
Author(s): Francis D. K. Ching
Publication Date: 2014-09-29

THE CLASSIC ARCHITECTURAL REFERENCE, UPDATED WITHCONTEMPORARY EXAMPLES AND INTERACTIVE RESOURCES

For more than forty years, the beautifully illustratedArchitecture: Form, Space, and Order has served as theclassic introduction to the basic vocabulary of architecturaldesign. The updated and...Read More

THE CLASSIC ARCHITECTURAL REFERENCE, UPDATED WITHCONTEMPORARY EXAMPLES AND INTERACTIVE RESOURCES

For more than forty years, the beautifully illustratedArchitecture: Form, Space, and Order has served as theclassic introduction to the basic vocabulary of architecturaldesign. The updated and revised Fourth Edition features thefundamental elements of space and form and is designed to encouragecritical thought in order to promote a more evocative understandingof architecture.

Architecture: Form, Space, and Order distills complexconcepts of design into a clear focus and brings difficultabstractions to life. The book explains form and space in relationto light, view, openings, and enclosures and explores theorganization of space, and the elements and relationships ofcirculation, as well as proportion and scale. In addition, thetext’s detailed illustrations demonstrate the conceptspresented and reveal the relationships between fundamental elementsof architecture through the ages and across cultures.

This edition includes an access card with a redemption code forthe online Interactive Resource Center, which featuresthirty-five animations, flashcards of key architectural terms, andan image gallery showcasing hundreds of photos that enrich thebook’s content.


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Rem Koolhaas: Elements of Architecture

ISBN-10: 9783836556149
ISBN-13: 9783836556149
Publisher: TASCHEN
Author(s): Rem Koolhaas
Publication Date: 2018-10-29

Architecture under the microscope
Rem Koolhaas’s essential toolkit to building anatomies

“A resource that can be revisited over and over again, one that will arm the current and future designers of our built world with the knowledge they’ll need to address the...Read More

Architecture under the microscope
Rem Koolhaas’s essential toolkit to building anatomies

“A resource that can be revisited over and over again, one that will arm the current and future designers of our built world with the knowledge they’ll need to address the issues they have yet to even confront.”
–ArchDaily

Architecture is a compelling mixture of stability and flux. In its solid forms, time and space collide, amalgamating distant influences, elements that have been around for over 5,000 years and others that were (re-)invented yesterday.

Elements of Architecture focuses on the fragments of the rich and complex architectural collage. Window, facade, balcony, corridor, fireplace, stair, escalator, elevator: The book seeks to excavate the micro-narratives of building detail. The result is no single history, but rather the web of origins, contaminations, similarities, and differences in architectural evolution, including the influence of technological advances, climactic adaptation, political calculation, economic contexts, regulatory requirements, and new digital regimes.

Derived from Koolhaas’ exhaustive and much-lauded exhibition at the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale, this is an essential toolkit to understanding the pieces, parts, and fundamentals that comprise structure around the globe. Designed by Irma Boom, the book contains essays from Rem Koolhaas, Stephan Trueby, Manfredo di Robilant, and Jeffrey Inaba; interviews with Werner Sobek and Tony Fadell (of Nest); and an exclusive photo essay by Wolfgang Tillmans.

“A mammoth undertaking: smashing open the last 100 years of architecture and ripping out its innards for forensic analysis.”
— The Guardian

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Sketching for Architecture + Interior Design

ISBN-10: 178067564X
ISBN-13: 9781780675640
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Author(s): Stephanie Travis
Publication Date: 2015-08-04

The debate surrounding hand drawing versus computer-generated imagery has become a hot topic. Having grown up with computers, today's interior design and architecture students are extremely adept at creating computer imagery, but often lack confidence in their freehand sketching skills, or do not...Read More

The debate surrounding hand drawing versus computer-generated imagery has become a hot topic. Having grown up with computers, today's interior design and architecture students are extremely adept at creating computer imagery, but often lack confidence in their freehand sketching skills, or do not know how to sketch at all. Sketching, and the careful observation that it entails, is essential for the successful development of the next generation of designers. Forty-five step-by-step exercises take the student from the simple three-dimensional forms of furniture, to interiors, to complex building exteriors and cityscapes. Technical topics covered include tools, line weights, perspective, proportion, composition, shading, serial views, and context. Exercises are illustrated with beautiful sketches specially created by the author. Sketching for Architecture and Interior Design is an indispensable and practical guide for students wishing to master the art of looking and sketching.

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Atlas of Brutalist Architecture

ISBN-10: 071487566X
ISBN-13: 9780714875668
Publisher: Phaidon Press
Author(s): Phaidon Editors
Publication Date: 2018-10-17

This is the only book to thoroughly document the world's finest examples of Brutalist architecture. More than 850 buildings - existing and demolished, classic and contemporary - are organized geographically into nine continental regions.

878 Buildings, 798 Architects, 102 Countries, 9 World...Read More

This is the only book to thoroughly document the world's finest examples of Brutalist architecture. More than 850 buildings - existing and demolished, classic and contemporary - are organized geographically into nine continental regions.

878 Buildings, 798 Architects, 102 Countries, 9 World Regions, 1 Style BRUTALISM

Presented in an oversized format with a specially bound case with three-dimensional finishes, 1000 beautiful duotone photographs throughout bring the graphic strength, emotional power, and compelling architectural presence of Brutalism to life.

From 20th century masters to contemporary architects, much-loved masterpieces in the UK and USA sit alongside lesser-known examples in Europe, Asia, Australia, and beyond - 102 countries in all.

Twentieth-century masters included in the book: Marcel Breuer, Lina Bo Bardi, Le Corbusier, Carlo Scarpa, Ernö Goldfinger, Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Kahn, Oscar Niemeyer, and Paul Rudolph.

Contemporary architects featured include Peter Zumthor, Alvaro Siza, Coop Himmelb(l)au, David Chipperfield, Diller and Scofidio, Herzog & de Meuron, Jean Nouvel, SANAA, OMA, Renzo Piano, Tadao Ando, and Zaha Hadid.

From the publisher of This Brutal World.


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Clean Architecture: A Craftsman's Guide to Software Structure and Design (Robert C. Martin Series)

ISBN-10: 0134494164
ISBN-13: 9780134494166
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Author(s): Robert C. Martin
Publication Date: 2017-09-20

Practical Software Architecture Solutions from the Legendary Robert C. Martin (“Uncle Bob”)

 

By applying universal rules of software architecture, you can dramatically improve developer productivity...Read More

Practical Software Architecture Solutions from the Legendary Robert C. Martin (“Uncle Bob”)

 

By applying universal rules of software architecture, you can dramatically improve developer productivity throughout the life of any software system. Now, building upon the success of his best-selling books Clean Code and The Clean Coder, legendary software craftsman Robert C. Martin (“Uncle Bob”) reveals those rules and helps you apply them.

 

Martin’s Clean Architecture doesn’t merely present options. Drawing on over a half-century of experience in software environments of every imaginable type, Martin tells you what choices to make and why they are critical to your success. As you’ve come to expect from Uncle Bob, this book is packed with direct, no-nonsense solutions for the real challenges you’ll face—the ones that will make or break your projects.

Learn what software architects need to achieve—and core disciplines and practices for achieving it Master essential software design principles for addressing function, component separation, and data management See how programming paradigms impose discipline by restricting what developers can do Understand what’s critically important and what’s merely a “detail” Implement optimal, high-level structures for web, database, thick-client, console, and embedded applications Define appropriate boundaries and layers, and organize components and services See why designs and architectures go wrong, and how to prevent (or fix) these failures

Clean Architecture is essential reading for every current or aspiring software architect, systems analyst, system designer, and software manager—and for every programmer who must execute someone else’s designs.


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