The Genesis of Roman Architecture by John North Hopkins
2016 | ISBN: 0300211813 | English | 268 pages | EPUB | 20 MB
An important new look at Rome's earliest buildings and their context within the broader tradition of Mediterranean culture
Fractal Architecture: Organic Design Philosophy in Theory and Practice by James Harris
2012 | ISBN: 0826352014 | English | 424 pages | PDF | 212 MB
Throughout history, nature has served as an inspiration for architecture and designers have tried to incorporate the harmonies and patterns of nature into architectural form. Alberti, Charles Renee Macintosh, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Le Courbusier are just a few of the well- known figures who have taken this approach and written on this theme.
AutoCAD For Dummies, 17 edition by Bill Fane
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1119255791 | 544 pages | PDF | 21 MB
Create an AutoCAD project from the ground up
Make basic drawings starting with straight lines and curves
Jump into advanced drawing with 3D modeling
Drawing Architecture and the Urban by Sam Jacoby
2016 | ISBN: 1118879406 | English | 328 pages | EPUB | 35 MB
Drawing is an important means to analyse information and develop rigorous arguments both conceptually and visually.
Archisketcher: Drawing Buildings, Cities and Landscapes by Simone Ridyard
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1440340919 | 160 pages | EPUB | 57,4 MB
"For urban sketchers…each new city is a clean white page."
Architectural Detailing: Function, Constructibility, Aesthetics by Edward Allen, Patrick Rand
2016 | ISBN: 1118881990 | English | 384 pages | PDF | 104 MB
The industry-standard guide to designing well-performing buildings "Architectural Detailing "systematically describes the principles by which good architectural details are designed. Principles are explained in brief, and backed by extensive illustrations that show you how to design details that will not leak water or air, will control the flow of heat and water vapor, will adjust to all kinds of movement, and will be easy to construct.
Landscape Architecture Documentation Standards: Principles, Guidelines, and Best Practices by Design Workshop
2015 | ISBN: 0470402172 | English | 432 pages | PDF | 101 MB
SUPERB EXECUTION RELIES UPON RIGOROUS PROJECT DOCUMENTATION A project will only be built as well as it is documented. This publication focuses on the key documentation needs of the landscape architectural design and construction documentation process. That includes both "design documentation" and "construction documentation" as well as all that which occurs in the transition from one phase to the other. Documentation requirements include those components necessary to explore and define design intent, logic, physical proposals, and ultimately, the specific components included within construction and bid documents.
A Visual Dictionary of Architecture by Francis D. K. Ching
2011 | ISBN: 0470648856 | English | 336 pages | True PDF | 233 MB
The classic, bestselling reference on architecture now revised and expanded!
An essential one-volume reference of architectural topics using Francis D.K. Ching's signature presentation. It is the only dictionary that provides concise, accurate definitions illustrated with finely detailed, hand-rendered drawings. From Arch to Wood, every concept, technology, material and detail important to architects and designers are presented in Ching's unique style.
Architecture: Form, Space, and Order by Francis D. K. Ching
2014 | ISBN: 1118745086 | English | 464 pages | EPUB | 131 MB
"Architecture: Form, Space, and Order, Fourth Edition" is the classic introduction to the basic vocabulary of architectural design, updated with new information on emerging trends and recent developments. This bestselling visual reference helps both students and professionals understand the vocabulary of architectural design by examining how space and form are ordered in the environment.
Norbert M. Lechner, "Plumbing, Electricity, Acoustics: Sustainable Design Methods for Architecture"
English | ISBN: 1118014758 | 2012 | 304 pages | PDF | 109 MB
Discover sustainable methods for designing crucial building systems for architects.
The EcoNest Home: Designing and Building a Light Straw Clay House by Paula Baker-Laporte, Robert Laporte
2015 | ISBN: 086571777X | English | 320 pages | PDF | 36 MB
An EcoNest is not just a home—it is a breathtakingly beautiful structure that nurtures health and embraces ecology. This unique approach to construction combines light clay straw, timber framing, earthen floors, natural plasters, and other natural techniques with the principles of Building Biology to create a handcrafted living sanctuary. By bringing together time-honored traditions and modern innovations, owners of EcoNests enjoy living spaces that reflect the best of both worlds.
Kitchen and Bath Design: A Guide to Planning Basics by Mary Fisher Knott
2011 | ISBN: 0470392002 | English | 384 pages | PDF | 27 MB
The all-in-one reference to designing stunning and functional kitchens and baths Designing for today's kitchens and baths requires technical savvy, a keen eye for aesthetics, and perhaps most important of all, the ability to coordinate efforts across many disciplines.
Sustainable Commercial Interiors by Penny Bonda, Katie Sosnowchik
2014 | ISBN: 1118456297 | English | 432 pages | PDF | 156 MB
Discover new approaches to green design and sustainable building with this comprehensive guide
Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016 No Experience Required (eBook + DVD pack)
PDF, DVD-ROM including Datasets, Bonus Chapters | 2015 | 864 pages | ISBN: 1119059534 | English | 439 MB
Go from beginner to guru quickly with the ultimate Revit Architecture 2016 guide. Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016 No Experience Required is your ultimate hands–on guide for mastering this essential BIM software.
Architectural details of Leeds: A photographic reference by Marcus Macaulay
English | Mar 10, 2016 | ASIN: B01CUG9U5C | 73 Pages | PDF (True) | 522.24 MB
A new book by Leeds based photographer. Collecting together images taken around the city of Leeds of the stunning architectural details often unseen.
Furnitecture: Furniture That Transforms Space by Anna Yudina
English | 2015 | ISBN: 0500517762 | 272 pages | PDF | 63 MB
Furnitecture is a sourcebook exploring the furnishings, interior environments, and solutions for small spaces at the meeting point between design and architecture. The book features the work of a rising generation of designers across the globe who are starting to think about furniture in an architectural way, resulting in pieces that brilliantly transform interior spaces.
150 Best Cottage and Cabin Ideas by Francesc Zamora
English | 3 Mar. 2016 | ISBN: 0062395203 | 480 Pages | AZW3/EPUB/PDF (conv) | 67.05 MB/61.09 MB/106.53 MB
Filled with hundreds of color photographs, this comprehensive handbook in the highly successful 150 Best design series showcases the latest in successful small house design from some of today's most distinguished international architects and designers.
The Complete Book of Home Organization: 200+ Tips and Projects by Toni Hammersley
English | Jan. 5, 2016 | ISBN: 1616289570 | 208 Pages | AZW3/EPUB/PDF (conv) | 32.9 MB
Have you ever wished you had the time and tools to organize your house in a clutter-free, design-conscious, Pinterest-worthy way? From storage solutions and cleaning tips to secret space-saving methods and expert strategies, The Complete Book of Home Organization is packed with the tips and shortcuts you need to effectively organize your home.
Diana Balmori, "Drawing and Reinventing Landscape, AD Primer (Architectural Design Primer)"
English | ISBN: 1119967023 | 2014 | PDF | 200 pages | 13 MB
How to tackle representation in landscape design
Frederick Steiner, "Design for a Vulnerable Planet"
ISBN: 0292723857 | 2011 | PDF | 304 pages | 171 MB
We inhabit a vulnerable planet. The devastation caused by natural disasters such as the southern Asian tsunami, Hurricanes Katrina and Ike, and the earthquakes in China's Sichuan province, Haiti, and Chile—as well as the ongoing depletion and degradation of the world's natural resources caused by a burgeoning human population—have made it clear that "business as usual" is no longer sustainable. We need to find ways to improve how we live on this planet while minimizing our impact on it.
Hermann von Pückler-Muskau, "Hints on Landscape Gardening: English Edition of Andeutungen Uber Landschaftsgartnerei with the Illustrations of the Atlas of 1834"
English | ISBN: 3038214698 | 2014 | 176 pages | PDF | 16 MB
"Puckler's park in Muskau served as a textbook example of park design for American students through much of the twentieth century" (Gert Groning). Andeutungen uber Landschaftsgartnerei, the main work of Puckler-Muskau and classic source of landscape design, is made available here in a reliable and beautiful edition. The text is completed by the 44 views and four maps of the Muskau park in the Atlas that accompanied the original edition of 1834.