Most popular Architecture: professional practice books
The most popular Architecture: professional practice books currently available. Updated weekly.
Thirty-two leading German architectural practices and their signature projects in the areas of housing, commercial, public architecture and renovation.
Architecture Through Drawing examines architectural drawings as objects which encapsulate complex spatial and cultural ideas.
The first comprehensive book about section in architecture, containing 63 newly constructed, highly detailed cross-section perspectives of key buildings from the past 100 years
Metric Handbook: Planning And Design Data, 6Th Edition by Pamela Buxton, 9781138714687, T&F/Routledge
Featuring fifty of Frank Gehry's most important projects, this lavish monograph presents the full range of the architect's work from the past two decades.
The RIBA National Awards Winners 2018 showcases the very best of British Architecture. This book features the 49 award-winning buildings and is written from the viewpoint of the jury members. One of the 49 will go on to win the prestigious Stirling Prize.
Through scorching heat to unforgiving chills, BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group presents a dazzling round-up of adaptive architecture in extreme environments around the world. In coordination with a major exhibition at the National Building Museum, Washington, 60 case studies show how structures can become holistic ecosystems of both economic and...
A comprehensive documentation of Archigram's iconic works, with drawings reproduced in large scale on the landscape format. Includes contributions from all the Archigram founder members, and essays by critics.
A survey of Wang Shu's critical attitude toward overly rationalized architecture
A comprehensive, state-of-the-art guide to site planning, covering planning processes, new technologies, and sustainability, with extensive treatment of practices in rapidly urbanizing countries.
A ground-breaking visual survey of architecture designed by women from the early twentieth century to the present day
Using examples by renowned architects, this book presents the constructive and material-related details. It is based on a text, photos, and standardized detail drawings, as well as 3D representations of the components.
An examination of the professional world of architecture with reflections by over 50 architects, artists and writers.
The Architectural League Prize for Young Architects + Designers is an annual competition. The 2017 competition theme, Support, defines the term as 'an artifice that props architecture up while in turn facilitating new ideas, new forms, and new opportunities for action'.
Portman's America & Other Speculations takes an unconventional and speculative approach towards the understanding and future potentials of the work of one of the world's most creative, controversial, daring, and prolific architects.
"First edition published by E & FN Spon 2000. Second edition published by Taylor & Francis 2006."
"Why is it really that architects wear black?" Even though she herself is an architect, and wears black, she did not have an answer on the spot. For the purpose of the new edition, this legendary collection was expanded by new notable, amusing, pragmatic, and quirky reasons: "Please read - and don't ask me why architects wear black!".
Revision of: Business principles of landscape contracting. 2013. 2nd edition.
A fundamental guide to building with earth.