Healing Spaces, Modern Architecture, and the Body (Ashgate Studies in Architecture)
Healing Spaces, Modern Architecture, and the Body (Ashgate Studies in Architecture) by Sarah Schrank, Didem Ekici
English | July 15th, 2016 | ISBN: 1138588695, 1472470834 | 244 Pages | EPUB | 3.69 MB


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The Elements of Architecture: Principles of Environmental Performance in Buildings
The Elements of Architecture: Principles of Environmental Performance in Buildings by Scott Drake
English | February 4th, 2014 | ISBN: 1844077179, 1844077160 | 144 Pages | EPUB | 3.06 MB

The Elements of Architecture is a clear and well structured introduction to sustainable architecture, which concentrates on general principles to make an accessible and comprehensive primer for undergraduate students. The author takes a fresh and logical approach, focusing on the way aspects of the built environment are experienced by the occupants and how that experience is interpreted in architectural design


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The Interior Architecture Theory Reader
The Interior Architecture Theory Reader by Gregory Marinic
English | January 26th, 2018 | ISBN: 1138911089, 1138911070 | 476 Pages | EPUB | 9.36 MB
 
The Interior Architecture Theory Reader presents a global compilation that collectively and specifically defines interior architecture. Diverse views and comparative resources for interior architecture students, educators, scholars, and practitioners are needed to develop a proper canon for this young discipline. As a theoretical survey of interior architecture, the book examines theory, history, and production to embrace a full range of interior identities in architecture, interior design, digital fabrication, and spatial installation. Authored by leading educators, theorists, and practitioners, fifty chapters refine and expand the discourse surrounding interior architecture.


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Architect\'s Pocket Book (Routledge Pocket Books), 5th Edition
Architect's Pocket Book (Routledge Pocket Books), 5th Edition by Jonathan Hetreed, Ann Ross, Charlotte Baden-Powell
2017 | ISBN: 1138643998 | English | 412 pages | EPUB | 24 MB

This handy pocket book brings together a wealth of useful information that architects need on a daily basis – on-site or in the studio. It provides clear guidance and invaluable detail on a wide range of issues, from planning policy through environmental design to complying with Building Regulations, from structural and services matters to materials characteristics and detailing. This fifth edition includes the updating of regulations, standards and sources across a wide range of topics.


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Black & Decker Carpentry Made Simple by Brad Holden
 
Black & Decker Carpentry Made Simple by Brad Holden
English | August 28th, 2018 | ISBN: 076035779X | 176 Pages | EPUB | 21.21 MB


Featuring 23 complete home furnishing plans presented with simple, graphic photos and illustrations, BLACK+DECKER Carpentry Made Simple is an interactive introduction to home carpentry: with great designs.


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Housing Design for an Increasingly Older Population: Redefining Assisted Living for the Mentally and Physically Frail
Housing Design for an Increasingly Older Population: Redefining Assisted Living for the Mentally and Physically Frail
English | ISBN: 1119180031 | 2018 | 336 pages | PDF | 58 MB

"Longer lifespans and the needs of the oldest old are challenging the senior living industry to find bold and compassionate solutions to combine programs and services with housing. Victor Regnier's latest research provides a thoughtful and insightful roadmap that arrays new ways of thinking from small-scale settings to community based options.


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Autodesk Revit 2019 Architecture
Autodesk Revit 2019 Architecture by Munir Hamad
English | 12 July 2018 | ASIN: B07FKRYVX1 | 461 Pages | EPUB | 11.81 MB
 
This is the most comprehensive book you will find on Autodesk Revit 2019 Architecture. Covering all of the 2D concepts, it uses both metric and imperial units to illustrate the myriad drawing and editing tools for this popular application. Use the companion files to set up drawing exercises and projects and see all of the book’s figures in color (Files also available for downloading from the publisher by writing to [email protected]). Revit Architecture 2019 includes over 50 exercises or “mini-workshops,” that complete small projects from concept through actual plotting. Solving all of the workshops will simulate the creation of three projects (architectural and mechanical) from beginning to end, without overlooking any of the basic commands and functions in Autodesk Revit Architecture 2019.

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The SketchUp Workflow for Architecture, 2nd Edition
English | ISBN: 1119383633 | 2018 | 512 pages | PDF | 141 MB

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The Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright: A Complete Catalog, 4th Edition
 
The Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright: A Complete Catalog, 4th Edition by William Allin Storrer
English | July 2nd, 2017 | ISBN: 022643575X | 527 Pages | EPUB | 205.00 MB


From sprawling houses to compact bungalows and from world-famous museums to a still-working gas station, Frank Lloyd Wright’s designs can be found in nearly every corner of the country. While the renowned architect passed away more than fifty years ago, researchers and enthusiasts are still uncovering structures that should be attributed to him.


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Architectural Illustration by Peter Jarvis
 
Architectural Illustration by Peter Jarvis
2018 | eISBN: 9781785004049, ISBN: 1785004034 | English | 192 pages | EPUB | 184 MB


This practical book looks at the fundamental principles that underpin architectural illustration: to represent architectural design and the built environment in a way that the general public can understand. Focusing on watercolor, it explains the process from site sketching to finished rendering, and will be invaluable for artists, illustrators, architects, builders, and planners.


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Outdoor Projects
 
Outdoor Projects by David Schiff
2018 | ISBN: 1631866745 | English | 256 pages | PDF | 41 MB


Outdoor projects are perfect for the do-it-yourselfer, and the projects in this book are designed and presented specifically for those of us who spend 9 to 5 doing something other than carpentry or woodworking.


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52 Boxes in 52 Weeks: Improve Your Design Skills One Box At A Time
 
52 Boxes in 52 Weeks: Improve Your Design Skills One Box At A Time by Matt Kenney
2018 | ISBN: 1631868926 | English | 224 pages | PDF | 15 MB


What do you get when an accomplished woodworker and senior editor of Fine Woodworking magazine sets himself the challenge of designing and building one box a week for a solid year? You get 52 Boxes in 52 Weeks, a book dedicated to making relatively simple?yet gracefully elegant?boxes that woodworkers of all skill levels will be eager to build.


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Mushroom Cultivation: An Illustrated Guide to Growing Your Own Mushrooms at Home
 
Mushroom Cultivation: An Illustrated Guide to Growing Your Own Mushrooms at Home by Tavis Lynch
English | May 15th, 2018 | ASIN: B07CZT44QP, ISBN: 1631594044 | 144 Pages | EPUB | 31.85 MB


Mushrooms are popping up everywhere! On restaurant menus, in grocery aisles, at local farmer’s markets, and not just the ubiquitous white buttons we’ve seen for years. What once were exotic are now almost commonplace – shiitake, chanterelle, cremini, enoki, the list grows longer every year.


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Complete Guide to Building Log Homes: Over 840 illustrations
 
Complete Guide to Building Log Homes: Over 840 illustrations
Monte Burch | 1984 | ISBN: 0806974869 | 416 pages | PDF | 88 MB


From buying land and drawing floor plans to choosing log styles and joinery, every phase of construction is covered in over 800 photos and drawings with complete how-to instructions. From the experts at Popular Science. “Whether you need to know about slab walls or building that first fire in your new home’s fireplace, the Guide covers it.”—Country Journal.


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Strategic Excellence in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Industries
 
Strategic Excellence in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Industries: How AEC Firms Can Develop and Execute Strategy Using Lean Six Sigma by Gerhard Plenert,‎ Joshua Plenert
2018 | ISBN: 1138478857 | English | 249 pages | PDF | 5 MB


Strategic Excellence in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Industries is a process of applied strategic thinking designed to develop a strategy empowered with the agility to adapt to changing circumstances and to drive a high performing culture of ideal behaviors. It is infused with the insight and the thought leadership of the Shingo Model and the scientific thinking of Lean Six Sigma. The book goes beyond the classic approach to strategic planning by driving effective execution of the strategy through the embedment of collective ownership and organization-wide alignment into the entire process.


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Structural Design from First Principles
 
Michael Byfield, "Structural Design from First Principles"
2018 | ISBN-10: 1498741215, 1138503495 | 335 pages | PDF | 12 MB


This enlightening textbook for undergraduates on civil engineering degree courses explains structural design from its mechanical principles, showing the speed and simplicity of effective design from first principles.


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Southern Splendor: Saving Architectural Treasures of the Old South
 
Southern Splendor: Saving Architectural Treasures of the Old South by Marc R. Matrana
English | 30 May 2018 | ISBN: 1496811003 | 400 Pages | EPUB | 18.88 MB


Few things evoke thoughts and memories of the past more than a house from a bygone era, and few places are identified and symbolized more by historic dwellings than the American South. Plantation houses built with columned porticos and wide porches, stout chimneys, large rooms, and sweeping staircases survive as legacies of both a storied and troubled past. These homes are at the heart of a complex web of human relationships that have shaped the social and cultural heritage of the region for generations.


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Shell Structures for Architecture: Form Finding and Optimization
 
Sigrid Adriaenssens, Philippe Block, Diederik Veenendaal, Chris Williams, "Shell Structures for Architecture: Form Finding and Optimization"
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0415840597 | PDF | pages: 338 | 36.6 mb


Bringing together experts from research and practice, Shell Structures for Architecture: Form Finding and Optimization presents contemporary design methods for shell and gridshell structures, covering form-finding and structural optimization techniques. It introduces architecture and engineering practitioners and students to structural shells and provides computational techniques to develop complex curved structural surfaces, in the form of mathematics, computer algorithms, and design case studies.


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The Architecture Reference & Specification Book Updated & Revised: Everything Architects Need to Know Every Day, 2nd Edition
 
The Architecture Reference & Specification Book Updated & Revised: Everything Architects Need to Know Every Day, 2nd Edition by Julia McMorrough
English | February 23rd, 2018 | ISBN: 163159379X, 9781631593796 | 275 pages | True PDF | 44.43 MB


Most architectural standards references contain thousands of pages of details, overwhelmingly more than architects need to know to know on any given day. The updated and revised edition of Architecture Reference & Specification contains vital information that's essential to planning and executing architectural projects of all shapes and sizes, all in a format that is small enough to carry anywhere. It distills the data provided in standard architectural volumes and is an easy-to-use reference for the most indispensable–and most requested–types of architectural information.


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Introducing Architectural Tectonics: Exploring the Intersection of Design and Construction
Introducing Architectural Tectonics:
Exploring the Intersection of Design and Construction

by Chad Schwartz
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1138833444 | 427 Pages | PDF(conv) | 32.6 MB  
 
Introducing Architectural Tectonics is an exploration of the poetics of construction. Tectonic theory is an integrative philosophy examining the relationships formed between design, construction, and space while creating or experiencing a work of architecture. In this text, author Chad Schwartz presents an introductory investigation into tectonic theory, subdividing it into distinct concepts in order to make it accessible to beginning and advanced students alike.


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Digital Design Exercises for Architecture Students
Digital Design Exercises for Architecture Students
by Jason S. Johnson and Joshua Vermillion
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1138823147 | 264 Pages | PDF(conv) | 16 MB  
 
Digital Design Exercises for Architecture Students teaches you the basics of digital design and fabrication tools with creative design exercises, featuring over 200 illustrations, which emphasize process and evaluation as key to designing in digital mediums. The book is software neutral, letting you choose the software with which to edit raster and vector graphics and to model digital objects. The clear, jargon-free introductions to key concepts and terms help you experiment and build your digital media skills. During the fabrication exercises you will learn strategies for laser cutting, CNC (computer-numerically controlled) milling, and 3D printing to help you focus on the processes of design thinking. Reading lists and essays from practitioners, instructors, and theorists ground the exercises in both broader and deeper contexts and encourage you to continue your investigative journey.


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Wood Pallet Wonders: 20 Stunning DIY Storage & Decor Designs Made from Reclaimed Pallets
 
Wood Pallet Wonders: 20 Stunning DIY Storage & Decor Designs Made from Reclaimed Pallets by Samantha Hartman
English | February 20th, 2018 | ASIN: B06XC7X5BM, ISBN: 1510727825 | 208 pages | EPUB | 44.28 MB


Rustic meets modern with the charming DIY guide, Wood Pallet Wonders. This instructional collection of twenty incredible home design projects uses wood pallets and reclaimed materials to create eye-catching storage and décor. From the rustic Chevron Coffee Table and the beautiful Herb Garden to the stylish Bar Cart, beginner and veteran DIYers alike can take delight in crafting rustic projects that will impress and inspire without breaking the bank.


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Sustainable Landscape Construction: A Guide to Green Building Outdoors, 3rd Edition
 
Sustainable Landscape Construction: A Guide to Green Building Outdoors, 3rd Edition by Kim Sorvig,‎ J. William Thompson
English | February 1st, 2018 | ISBN: 161091810X, 1610918096 | 754 pages | EPUB | 17.22 MB


Since the publication of the first edition in 2000, Sustainable Landscape Construction has helped to spur a movement towards resilient outdoor environments, in the U.S. and throughout the world. The third edition has been updated to include important recent developments in this landscape revolution. It remains essential reading for everyone with an interest in "green" design of outdoor spaces and infrastructures.


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Autodesk Revit 2017 for Architecture No Experience Required
Autodesk Revit 2017 for Architecture No Experience Required
English | 10 Aug. 2016 | ASIN: B01K8S4MWU | 720 Pages | AZW3 | 58.16 MB
 
The only Revit tutorial guide based on a real project workflow


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