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.
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 first comprehensive book about section in architecture, containing 63 newly constructed, highly detailed cross-section perspectives of key buildings from the past 100 years
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 survey of Wang Shu's critical attitude toward overly rationalized architecture
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 ground-breaking visual survey of architecture designed by women from the early twentieth century to the present day
A magnificent photographic compilation of New York City's best new architecture, this book features projects by leading firms working today.
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'.
A manifesto of a leading New York-based architectural design firm.
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."
Lars Mu ller presents a second major monograph on Sauerbruch Hutton, Archive 2 that follows on from the previous Archive that recorded the practice's work from its inception in 1989 to 2006.
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.
Stone considers the wide variety of historical uses, from simple masonry walling through to elaborate carving and decoration. The book considers why stone decays or fails and how to assess and understand the causes, before concentrating on the practical methods of treatment, repair and maintenance.
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.
An in-depth insight into David Adjaye's work.