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Ecosystem Services Come to Town : Greening Cities by Working with Nature

Ecosystem Services Come to Town : Greening Cities by Working with Nature

Gary Grant Description The need to find new approaches to the development of cities is becoming increasingly urgent in this age of continuing population growth, demographic transition, climate change, fossil… Read more »

[FREE] Drawing : The Motive Force of Architecture

[FREE] Drawing : The Motive Force of Architecture

Sir Peter Cook Focusing on the creative and inventive significance of drawing for architecture, this book by one of its greatest proponents, Peter Cook, is an established classic. It exudes… Read more »

Distributed Intelligence In Design

Distributed Intelligence In Design

Tuba Kocaturk Description The book contains the papers developed from the presentations at the Distributed Intelligence in Design Symposium, held in Salford in May 2009. In this context, Distributed Intelligence… Read more »

The Design Manager’s Handbook

The Design Manager’s Handbook

John Eynon; CIOB Design management as a recognised role in the built environment industry is relatively new, initially arising from the need for better co-ordination and delivery of design information… Read more »

Contractual Correspondence for Architects and Project Managers

Contractual Correspondence for Architects and Project Managers

David Chappell Description This book provides over 160 model letters, with commentary for use with all the main JCT 2005 building contracts. It concentrates on problems which can arise during… Read more »

Design Engineering Refocused

Design Engineering Refocused

Hanif Kara; Daniel Bosia The contents of the book will highlight the differences between the design and engineering disciplines – strengths and flaws. It will also illustrate examples of interdisciplinary… Read more »

European Building Construction Illustrated

European Building Construction Illustrated

Francis D. K. Ching Description The first European edition of Francis DK Ching s classic visual guide to the basics of building construction. For nearly four decades, the US publication… Read more »

Facilities Change Management

Facilities Change Management

Edward Finch Description Modern organisations are subject to continual change – technologies evolve, organisational structures are modified, people and underlying cultures are transformed. Yet the facilities that organisations occupy are… Read more »

Financial Management and Accounting Fundamentals for Construction

Financial Management and Accounting Fundamentals for Construction

Daniel W. Halpin Description Financial management is an aspect of every construction project. Here is an easy-to-understand guide to financial concepts specific to the construction industry for both students and… Read more »

Building Fire Performance Analysis

Building Fire Performance Analysis

Robert W. Fitzgerald Description Around the world, prescriptive building codes and fire safety standards are increasingly being replaced or supplemented by performance-based standards. This book discusses the implications in the… Read more »

[FREE] Architectures : Modernism and After

[FREE] Architectures : Modernism and After

By Andrew Ballantyne Architectures: Modernism and After surveys the history of the building from the advent of industrialization to the cultural imperatives of the present moment. ¬†Brings together international art… Read more »

BIM Handbook : A Guide to Building Information Modeling for Owners, Managers, Designers, Engineers and Contractors

BIM Handbook : A Guide to Building Information Modeling for Owners, Managers, Designers, Engineers and Contractors

Chuck Eastman Description Discover BIM: A better way to build better buildings. Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a new approach to design, construction, and facility management in which a digital… Read more »

Building Information Modeling : BIM in Current and Future Practice

Building Information Modeling : BIM in Current and Future Practice

Karen Kensek Description The bright future and exciting possibilities of BIM Many architects and engineers regard BIM as a disruptive force, changing the way building professionals design, build, and ultimately… Read more »

Building Information Modeling : A Strategic Implementation Guide for Architects, Engineers, Constructors, and Real Estate Asset Managers

Building Information Modeling : A Strategic Implementation Guide for Architects, Engineers, Constructors, and Real Estate Asset Managers

Dana K. Smith Description The optimal approach to design, build, operate, and maintain buildings With this strategic guide to building information modeling (BIM), you'll learn how to implement this new… Read more »

Building on Knowledge : Developing Expertise, Creativity and Intellectual Capital in the Construction Professions

Building on Knowledge : Developing Expertise, Creativity and Intellectual Capital in the Construction Professions

David Bartholomew Description This guide shows design practices and other construction professionals how to manage knowledge successfully. It explains how to develop and implement a knowledge management strategy, and how… Read more »

Care and Design : Bodies, Buildings, Cities

Care and Design : Bodies, Buildings, Cities

Charlotte Bates Description Care and Design: Bodies, Buildings, Cities connects the study of design with care, and explores how concepts of care may have relevance for the ways in which… Read more »

Building Science : Concepts and Application

Building Science : Concepts and Application

Jens Pohl Description With the improved efficiency of heating, cooling and lighting in buildings crucial to the low carbon targets of all current governments, Building Science: Concepts and Applications provides… Read more »

Composites for Construction : Structural Design with FRP Materials

Composites for Construction : Structural Design with FRP Materials

Lawrence C. Bank Description The first textbook on the design of FRP for structural engineering applications Composites for Construction is a one-of-a-kind guide to understanding fiber-reinforced polymers (FRP) and designing… Read more »

The Access Manual : Designing, Auditing and Managing Inclusive Built Environments

The Access Manual : Designing, Auditing and Managing Inclusive Built Environments

Ann Sawyer Description This manual covers the design, improvement, maintenance and management of accessible environments. It shows you how to provide and run buildings, services, and employment facilities to enable… Read more »

[FREE] The Access Manual : Auditing and Managing Inclusive Built Environments

[FREE] The Access Manual : Auditing and Managing Inclusive Built Environments

By Ann Sawyer The Access Manual was first published in November 2003 and has been used by architects and facilities managers needing to meet the requirements of new legislation in… Read more »

[FREE] Practical Poetics in Architecture

[FREE] Practical Poetics in Architecture

By Leon Van Schaik Integrate poetics into real-world spaces by bringing theory down to earth Practical Poetics in Architecture takes poetics out of the theory class and into the design… Read more »

Applying the Building Code : Step-by-Step Guidance for Design and Building Professionals

Applying the Building Code : Step-by-Step Guidance for Design and Building Professionals

Ronald L. Geren Description No other resource not even the building code presents the exact code information you need, when you need it at design stage The International Building Code… Read more »

The Architect's Brain : Neuroscience, Creativity, and Architecture

The Architect's Brain : Neuroscience, Creativity, and Architecture

Harry Francis Mallgrave Description The Architect's Brain: Neuroscience, Creativity, and Architecture is the first book to consider the relationship between the neurosciences and architecture, offering a compelling and provocative study… Read more »

The Architect's Guide to Preventing Water Infiltration

The Architect's Guide to Preventing Water Infiltration

Elmer E. Botsai Description Current with the latest International Building Code, this guide for architects and builders covers the principles and approaches to water infiltration prevention for a variety of… Read more »

Architectural Technology : Research and Practice

Architectural Technology : Research and Practice

Stephen Emmitt Description it gives me great pleasure to support the first ever publication to specifically address the area of research, and in particular its relationship with practice, in the… Read more »

The New Mix : Culturally Dynamic Architecture

The New Mix : Culturally Dynamic Architecture

Sara Caples Description We are at a new moment in architecture, one when many cultures are contributing to the unfolding of modernism. This enriching influence is broadening the mix, extending… Read more »

[FREE] Cities of Dispersal

[FREE] Cities of Dispersal

By Rafi Segal Questioning the traditional boundaries between cities, suburbs, countryside and wilderness, this issue of AD explores emergent types of public space in low-density environments. It describes this new… Read more »

[FREE] Architectures of the Near Future

[FREE] Architectures of the Near Future

By Nic Clear In this highly pertinent issue, guest-editor Nic Clear questions received notions of the future. Are the norms of economic growth the only way society can develop? Does… Read more »

Loft Conversions

Loft Conversions

John Coutts Description Domestic loft conversions have gained enormously in popularity as a way of providing more space without the substantial cost of moving house. One third of all new… Read more »

Structures and Construction in Historic Building Conservation

Structures and Construction in Historic Building Conservation

Michael Forsyth Description This book is the second in a series of volumes that combine conservation philosophy in the built environment with knowledge of traditional materials, and structural and constructional… Read more »

[FREE] Water Centric Sustainable Communities : Planning, Retrofitting and Building the Next Urban Environment

[FREE] Water Centric Sustainable Communities : Planning, Retrofitting and Building the Next Urban Environment

By Vladimir Novotny The current literature compartmentalizes the complex issue of water and wastewater into its discrete components; technology, planning, policy, construction, economics, etc. Considered from the perspective of sustainability,… Read more »

[FREE] Understanding Color : An Introduction for Designers

[FREE] Understanding Color : An Introduction for Designers

By Linda Holtzschue Make Sound Color Choices Now in an updated Fourth Edition, Understanding Color helps you connect the dots between your emotional, intuitive responses to color and the theories… Read more »

[FREE] Autodesk 3ds Max 2016 Essentials : Autodesk Official Press

[FREE] Autodesk 3ds Max 2016 Essentials : Autodesk Official Press

By Dariush Derakhshani Start animating right away with this tutorial-based guide to Autodesk 3ds Max 2016 Autodesk 3ds Max 2016 Essentials is your perfect hands-on guide to start animating quickly…. Read more »

Design Informed : Driving Innovation with Evidence-Based Design

Design Informed : Driving Innovation with Evidence-Based Design

By Gordon H. Chong Co-written by a former AIA national president and the chair of architecture at UC-Berkeley, this book is a collection of key case studies of evidence-based design… Read more »

[FREE] Sustainable Infrastructure : The Guide to Green Engineering and Design

[FREE] Sustainable Infrastructure : The Guide to Green Engineering and Design

By S. Bry Sarte As more factors, perspectives, and metrics are incorporated into the planning and building process, the roles of engineers and designers are increasingly being fused together. Sustainable… Read more »

[FREE] Steel Designer’s Manual

[FREE] Steel Designer’s Manual

By Institute Steel Construction This classic manual for structural steelwork design was first published in 1956, since when it has sold many thousands of copies worldwide. The fifth edition is… Read more »

The Building Environment  : Active and Passive Control Systems

The Building Environment : Active and Passive Control Systems

Vaughn Bradshaw Get the updated guide to active and passive control systems for buildings. To capitalize on today’s rapidly evolving, specialized technologies, architects, designers, builders, and contractors work together to… Read more »

[FREE] Architectural Design with SketchUp : 3D Modeling, Extensions, BIM, Rendering, Making, and Scripting

[FREE] Architectural Design with SketchUp : 3D Modeling, Extensions, BIM, Rendering, Making, and Scripting

By Alexander C. Schreyer Go beyond the basics: making SketchUp work for you Architectural Design with SketchUp, Second Edition, is the leading guide to this incredibly useful tool for architects,… Read more »

Soil Mechanics and Foundations

Soil Mechanics and Foundations

By Muni Budhu Discover the principles that support the practice! With its simplicity in presentation, this text makes the difficult concepts of soil mechanics and foundations much easier to understand…. Read more »

[FREE] Site Analysis : A Contextual Approach to Sustainable Land Planning and Site Design

[FREE] Site Analysis : A Contextual Approach to Sustainable Land Planning and Site Design

By James A. LaGro Site analysis is the key to a well-designed project. In fact, the careful and complete analysis of a site and its surrounding context can lead to… Read more »