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See Inside an Ancient Chinese Town

Author: Penelope Hughes-Stanton  |  Isbn: 0531190099  |  File size: 22.5MB  |  Year: 1986  |  Pages: 40  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Focuses on life in Loyang which became the new capital of the Han empire of China in 25 A.D. Download book...

The Nature of Urban Design: A New York Perspective on Resilience

Author: Alexandros Washburn  |  Isbn: 9781610913805  |  File size: 36.5MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 264  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture The best cities become an ingrained part of their residents' identities.  Urban design is the key to this process, but all too often, citizens abandon it...

AutoCAD 2016 Tutorial First Level 2D Fundamentals

Author: Randy Shih  |  Isbn: 9781585039593  |  File size: 127MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 450  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture The primary goal of AutoCAD 2016 Tutorial First Level 2D Fundamentals is to introduce the aspects of Computer Aided Design and Drafting. This text is intended to be...

Architecture - Comfort & Energy

Author: A. A. M. Sayigh, C. Gallo, and M. Sala  |  Isbn: 9780080430041  |  File size: 13.4MB  |  Year: 1998  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture In this book we seek to approach the architecture-energy combination and its relationship to human comfort and the environment .There...

Graphic Standards Field Guide to Hardscape

Author: Leonard J. Hopper  |  Isbn: 9780470429655  |  File size: 27MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 496  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Quick, reliable answers to your most common on-site questions When you're in the field, you never know what you'll come across. The Graphic Standards Field...

Maisons écologiques: Cas pratiques

Author: LOUISE RANCK  |  Isbn: 9782212122282  |  File size: 35MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 135  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Partout en France des maisons économiques se construisent, se voulant plus proches de la nature et plus efficaces en termes d'énergies renouvelables. Contrairement à...

Beauty Salons (English/Chinese Bilingual Edition)

Author: Wenxin Chang  |  Isbn: 9787538165708  |  File size: 19MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 269  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture With the development of the service industry, beauty salon industry is also increasingly associated with the individuality and humanity of the interior space. Hair...

Designing the World's Best Supermarkets

Author: Martin Pegler  |  Isbn: 9781584710257  |  File size: 348MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 200  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Now, more than ever, supermarkets are inviting, exciting, adventuresome, and sometimes even theatrical. New formats, layouts and presentations are emerging so...

Integral Bridges: A fundamental approach to the time temperature loading problem

Author: Highways Agency David Bush, Imperial College George England, and University of Strathclyde Neil Tsang  |  Isbn: 9780727735416  |  File size: 23MB  |  Year: 2000  |  Pages: 176  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture In recent years, integral bridges have become increasingly popular in the...

Sustainable Transportation Planning

Author: Jeffrey Tumlin  |  Isbn: 9780470540930  |  File size: 13MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 320  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture "The Great American Dream of cruising down the parkway, zipping from here to there at any time has given way to a true nightmare that is destroying the...

Fenêtres en travaux neufs : Aluminium, bois, PVC

Author:  |  Isbn: 9782868915832  |  File size: 11MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 120  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture La fenêtre participe de façon conséquente à la réduction des consommations d'énergie dans le bâtiment, non seulement par le niveau inégalé d'isolation thermique que les produits...

Beijing Record: A Physical & Political History of Planning Modern Beijing

Author: Jun Wang  |  Isbn: 9789814295727  |  File size: 146MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 536  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Beijing Record, the result of ten years of research on the urban transformation of Beijing in the last fifty years, brings to an extended Western audience the inside...

Hints on Landscape Gardening

Author: Foundation for Landscape Studies, Hermann Von Pückler-Muskau, and John Hargraves  |  Isbn: 9783038214694  |  File size: 16MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 176  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Puckler s park in Muskau served as a textbook example of park design for American students...

Design for a Vulnerable Planet

Author: Frederick Steiner  |  Isbn: 9780292723856  |  File size: 171MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture We inhabit a vulnerable planet. The devastation caused by natural disasters such as the southern Asian tsunami, Hurricanes Katrina and Ike, and the...

The Urban Masterplanning Handbook

Author: Eric Firley  |  Isbn: 9780470972250  |  File size: 69MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture A highly illustrated reference tool, this handbook provides comparative visual analysis of major urban extensions and masterplans around the world. It places an...

Sustainable Building with Earth

Author: Horst Schroeder  |  Isbn: 9783319194905  |  File size: 29MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 560  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture This book provides an insightful overview of the current state of earth building. The author approaches the subject from the perspective of the building...

Exterior Building Enclosures: Design Process & Composition for Innovative Facades

Author: Keith Boswell  |  Isbn: 9780470881279  |  File size: 39.2MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 616  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture A comprehensive guide to the design and execution of sophisticated exterior building enclosures Focused on the design process for architects and related...

Mechanics & Meaning in Architecture

Author: Lance Lavine  |  Isbn: 9780816634774  |  File size: 13.2MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 242  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture In Mechanics and Meaning in Architecture, Lance LaVine shows that in architecture, as practiced and taught today, the technological aspect of the profession --...

Seismic Retrofitting: Learning from Vernacular Architecture

Author: Humberto Varum, Mariana R. Correia, and Paulo B. Lourenco  |  Isbn: 9781138028920  |  File size: 10MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 262  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture Local communities have adapted for centuries to challenging surroundings, resulting from unforeseen natural hazards....

The Innovative Use of Materials in Architecture & Landscape Architecture: History, Theory & Performance

Author: Caren Yglesias  |  Isbn: 9780786470808  |  File size: 28.5MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 216  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Architecture This book is about materials. The fundamental properties and technical aspects are reviewed within a context of a material's history, the theories of its...