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Architectural Identities : Domesticity, Literature and the Victorian Middle Classes

Architectural Identities : Domesticity, Literature and the Victorian Middle Classes

By Andrea Kaston Tange Architectural Identities links Victorian constructions of middle-class identity with domestic architecture. In close readings of a wide range of texts, including fiction, autobiography, housekeeping manuals, architectural… Read more »

Careers in Architecture

Careers in Architecture

Blythe Camenson Description Ideal for college students or anyone ready to go back to school, this series explores specific areas of interest and helps job seekers determine which job in… Read more »

Strokes of Genius, the Best of Drawing : Fresh Perspectives

Strokes of Genius, the Best of Drawing : Fresh Perspectives

By Rachel Rubin Wolf “Drawing is the connection between eye, heart and hand.” –Linda Wesner Drawing is a fundamental skill for artists in any medium, a wonderfully direct means of… Read more »

Chroma : Design, Architecture and Art in Color

Chroma : Design, Architecture and Art in Color

By Barbara Glasner Color is central to creative work. This illustrated book embraces the sensuous experience of color, inspiring and seducing the reader with projects by outstanding artists, designers, and… Read more »

[FREE] Arts and Crafts House Styles

[FREE] Arts and Crafts House Styles

By MR Trevor Yorke In England the Arts and Crafts influence upon house building was far-reaching between 1870 and 1914. The result was some superb buildings by key architects like… Read more »

[FREE] Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012 : No Experience Required

[FREE] Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012 : No Experience Required

Eric Wing Description This Autodesk Official Training Guide teaches Revit to new users The perfect introduction to Revit Architecture, Autodesk?s building information modeling (BIM) software, this unique and highly effective… Read more »

Aesthetics Beyond the Arts : New and Recent Essays

Aesthetics Beyond the Arts : New and Recent Essays

Arnold Berleant Description Taking the view that aesthetics is a study grounded in perception, the essays in this volume exhibit many sides of the perceptual complex that is the aesthetic… Read more »

Recto Verso : Redefining the Sketchbook

Recto Verso : Redefining the Sketchbook

Edited by Angela Bartram , Edited by Nader El-Bizri , Edited by Douglas Gittens , Series edited by Dr. Eamonn Canniffe Bringing together a broad range of contributors including art,… Read more »

Revit Architecture 2015 : A Hands-on Guide

Revit Architecture 2015 : A Hands-on Guide

By (author) H. Edward Goldberg Revit(R) Architecture 2015: A Comprehensive Guide, offers students a hands-on series of tutorials, arranged hierarchically, to acquaint them with the features and methodology of the… Read more »

Revit Architecture 2012 : A Comprehensive Guide

Revit Architecture 2012 : A Comprehensive Guide

By (author) H. Edward Goldberg Revit(R) Architecture 2012: A Comprehensive Guide, offers students a hands-on series of tutorials, arranged hierarchically, to acquaint them with the features and methodology of the… Read more »

[FREE] Autodesk Revit Architecture 2013 : No Experience Required

[FREE] Autodesk Revit Architecture 2013 : No Experience Required

By (author) Eric Wing Introducing the only continuous, step-by-step tutorial for Revit Architecture Revit is the industry-leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) software package, noted for its power and sophistication. This… Read more »

Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2011

Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2011

By (author) Don Bokmiller , By (author) Marvin Titlow , By (author) Simon Whitbread , By (author) Brian Gemmell , By (author) Joel Londenberg Master all the core concepts and… Read more »

Form+Code in Design, Art, and Architecture

Form+Code in Design, Art, and Architecture

By (author) Chandler Casey Reas The last decade has witnessed a proliferation of artists whose primary medium is software. Algorithmic processes, harnessed through the medium of computer code, allow artists… Read more »

Reciprocal Frame Architecture

Reciprocal Frame Architecture

By (author)  Olga Popovic Larsen In structural terms reciprocal frame structures are ‘three dimensional assemblies of mutually supporting beams’. But behind this definition lie some breathtakingly beautiful and complex structures… Read more »

Graphic Design in Architecture

Graphic Design in Architecture

Edited by Jie Zhou , Edited by Muzi Guan , Edited by Zhe Gao , Edited by Liying Wang , Edited by Liying Zhou , Edited by Jie Guan ,… Read more »

AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015 Bible

AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015 Bible

By (author)  Ellen Finkelstein “AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015 Bible” is the book you want to have close at hand to answer those day-to-day questions about this industry-leading software…. Read more »

Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2015 : Autodesk Official Press

Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2015 : Autodesk Official Press

By  Don Bokmiller The definitive guide to Autodesk Revit MEP The expert author team for this Autodesk Official Press book has employed their years of experience to develop this exhaustive… Read more »

Solar Energy : Technologies and Project Delivery for Buildings

Solar Energy : Technologies and Project Delivery for Buildings

By  Andy Edward Walker Solar Energy is an authoritative reference on the design of solar energy systems in building projects, with applications, operating principles, and simple tools for the construction,… Read more »

Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2016 : Autodesk Official Press

Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2016 : Autodesk Official Press

By  Simon Whitbread Get up and running on Autodesk Revit MEP 2016 with this detailed, hands-on guide Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2016 provides perfectly paced coverage of all core concepts… Read more »

Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2014 : Autodesk Official Press

Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2014 : Autodesk Official Press

By  Don Bokmiller The ultimate reference and tutorial to harness the power of Revit MEP This Autodesk Official Press book will help you develop your expertise with Revit MEP’s core… Read more »

Color Drawing : Design Drawing Skills and Techniques for Architects, Landscape Architects, and Interior Designers

Color Drawing : Design Drawing Skills and Techniques for Architects, Landscape Architects, and Interior Designers

By  Michael E. Doyle The Third Edition of Michael Doyle’s classic Color Drawing remains the ultimate up-to-date resource for professionals and students who need to develop and communicate design ideas… Read more »

AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013

AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013

By  Donnie Gladfelter The ideal introductory resource for Autodesk’s powerful architectural design software With this hands-on guide, you’ll learn how to plan, develop, document, and present a complete AutoCAD project… Read more »

[FREE] AutoCAD 2016 and AutoCAD LT 2016 Essentials : Autodesk Official Press

[FREE] AutoCAD 2016 and AutoCAD LT 2016 Essentials : Autodesk Official Press

By  Scott Onstott Learn AutoCAD 2016 quickly and painlessly with this practical hands-on guide AutoCAD 2016 Essentials gets you up to speed quickly, with hands-on instruction on the program’s core… Read more »

A Companion to Asian Art and Architecture

A Companion to Asian Art and Architecture

By  Rebecca M. Brown A Companion to Asian Art and Architecture presents a collection of 26 original essays from top scholars in the field that explore and critically examine various… Read more »

Autodesk 3ds Max 2015 Essentials : Autodesk Official Press

Autodesk 3ds Max 2015 Essentials : Autodesk Official Press

By  Randi L. Derakhshani Get up to speed quickly with this compelling, full-color guide to Autodesk 3ds Max With its real-world, hands-on exercises, “Autodesk 3ds Max 2015 Essentials” helps new… Read more »

Creating Exhibitions : Collaboration in the Planning, Development and Design of Innovative Experiences

Creating Exhibitions : Collaboration in the Planning, Development and Design of Innovative Experiences

By (author) Polly McKenna-Cress , By (author) Janet Kamien This is a must-read for the nervous novice as well as the world-weary veteran. The book guides you through every aspect… Read more »

Google SketchUp for Site Design : A Guide to Modeling Site Plans, Terrain and Architecture

Google SketchUp for Site Design : A Guide to Modeling Site Plans, Terrain and Architecture

By (author) Daniel Tal Google SketchUp for Site Design illustrates a holistic approach to SketchUp: how it works and more importantly, what to do with it. Filled with tutorials from… Read more »

Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012 : No Experience Required

Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012 : No Experience Required

By (author)  Eric Wing This Autodesk Official Training Guide teaches Revit to new users The perfect introduction to Revit Architecture, Autodesk’s building information modeling (BIM) software, this unique and highly… Read more »

Mastering Autodesk Revit 2017 for Architecture

Mastering Autodesk Revit 2017 for Architecture

By (author) Marcus Kim , By (author) Lance Kirby , By (author) Eddy Krygiel The ultimate guide to Revit Architecture just got even better Mastering Autodesk Revit 2017 for Architecture… Read more »

Art + Architecture  : Art + Architecture

Art + Architecture : Art + Architecture

By (author) Kate Wolf ,  By (author) Esther Yi , By (author) Victoria Dailey As any historian or casual observer of urban transformation might tell you, walls are not everlasting. The following collection… Read more »

Louise Blanchard Bethune : America’s First Female Professional Architect

Louise Blanchard Bethune : America’s First Female Professional Architect

By (author) Johanna Hays Louise Blanchard Bethune was the United States’ first female professional architect. Bethune belonged to the influential group of pioneer architects-Daniel Burnham, John Root and Louis Sullivan-who… Read more »

All Art is Political : Writings on Performative Art

All Art is Political : Writings on Performative Art

By (author) Sarah Lowndes All Art is Political: Writings on Performative Art is a collection of recent conversations and writings by Glasgow based writer and curator Sarah Lowndes (author of… Read more »

Edward Prior : Arts and Crafts Architect

Edward Prior : Arts and Crafts Architect

By (author)  Martin Godfrey Cook Edward Schroder Prior designed the cathedral of the Arts and Crafts Movement (St Andrew’s Church, Roker), perfected the popular butterfly plan in his houses, and… Read more »

Responding to Loss : Heideggerian Reflections on Literature, Architecture, and Film

Responding to Loss : Heideggerian Reflections on Literature, Architecture, and Film

By (author) Robert Mugerauer Much recent philosophical work proposes to illuminate dilemmas of human existence with reference to the arts and culture, often to the point of submitting particular works… Read more »

Scenes of Projection : Recasting the Enlightenment Subject

Scenes of Projection : Recasting the Enlightenment Subject

By (author) Jill H. Casid Theorizing vision and power at the intersections of the histories of psychoanalysis, media, scientific method, and colonization, “Scenes of Projection” poaches the prized instruments at… Read more »

The Architecture of Luxury

The Architecture of Luxury

Annette Condello Over the past century, luxury has been increasingly celebrated in the sense that it is no longer a privilege (or attitude) of the European elite or America's leisure… Read more »

The Ashgate Research Companion to Giorgio Vasari

The Ashgate Research Companion to Giorgio Vasari

Edited by  David J. Cast The Ashgate Research Companion to Giorgio Vasari brings together the world’s foremost experts on Vasari as well as up-and-coming scholars to provide, at the 500th… Read more »

The Death of Drawing : Architecture in the Age of Simulation

The Death of Drawing : Architecture in the Age of Simulation

By (author) David Ross Scheer The Death of Drawing explores the causes and effects of the epochal shift from drawing to computation as the chief design and communication medium in… Read more »

The Routledge Companion to Design Research

The Routledge Companion to Design Research

By Paul Rodgers The Routledge Companion to Design Research offers a comprehensive examination of design research, celebrating the plurality of design research and the wide range of conceptual, methodological, technological… Read more »

The World as Design : Writings of Design

The World as Design : Writings of Design

By (author)  Otl R. Aicher Otl Aicher’s writings are explorations of the world, a substantive part of his work. In moving through the history of thought and design, building and… Read more »