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.
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...
Metric Handbook: Planning And Design Data, 6Th Edition by Pamela Buxton, 9781138714687, T&F/Routledge
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.
A ground-breaking visual survey of architecture designed by women from the early twentieth century to the present day
A contemporary view of Marcel Breuer's radical architecture.
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'.
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.
Thirty German interior designers and their latest projects for houses, apartments, shops, hotels, showrooms and offices that display a vision of contemporary German interior design.
Earth, Brick and Terracotta deals with fired and unfired clay products. It considers their technological evolution, the processes causing deterioration and how these should be assessed and the methods used for their repair and maintenance.
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
"First edition published by E & FN Spon 2000. Second edition published by Taylor & Francis 2006."
Polemics and reflections on how to bridge the gap between what architecture actually is and what architects want it to be.
A magnificent photographic compilation of New York City's best new architecture, this book features projects by leading firms working today.
Revision of: Business principles of landscape contracting. 2013. 2nd edition.
The Competition Grid: Experimenting With and Within Architecture Competitions is a comprehensive review of architectural competitions. Each section features international research overviews as well as lively discussions with experts that draw on first-hand experience of competition process.
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.
Throughout its many editions, The Architect in Practice has remained a leading textbook used in the education of architects.
Provides architects with the confidence required to deal with the Passive House Standard. This book shows where there is significant scope for design and explains design strategies that lead to better passive houses. It features international buildings that illustrate how design, construction and building technology combine in passive houses.
In the context of tight budgets, complex geometries, high energy efficiency, and flexible user functions mean that the requirements for technical details, and their execution in modern buildings, are very exacting.
What does the future of the construction industry look like? This book brings together opinion pieces by all RIBA Ambassadors and other leading construction voices, setting the scene for how our industry will look in the future and the role that architects could, and perhaps should, play in this new world.