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Architecture E-books

Relating Architecture to Landscape

Relating Architecture to Landscape

These essays make a unique contribution to the documentation of twentieth century landscape architecture. They present contemporary examples in architecture, landscape architecture and garden design that offer new models.

Form and Fabric in Landscape Architecture

Form and Fabric in Landscape Architecture

This book is an introduction to landscape architecture for students. Landscape architecture is a visual subject so the book is be illustrated with the author's own drawings.

Architecture as Experience: Radical Change in Spatial Practice

Architecture as Experience

This book investigates the perception and appropriation of places across intervals of time and culture. The particular concern of the volume is to bring together fresh empirical research and animate it with theoretical sophistication,.


Understanding Architecture Through Drawing

Understanding Architecture Through Drawing

This introduction to design and graphic techniques will help the designer increase his or her understanding of buildings and places through drawing.

Housing Culture: Traditional Architecture In An English Landscape

Housing Culture

An interdisciplinary work treating vernacular architecture in terms of its archaeological and social-historical significance, the book draws together a wide range of perspectives around the case study of medieval houses.

Architectural Design Portable Handbook

Architectural Design Portable Handbook

Essential for any working architect, Architectural Design Portable Handbook guides you through projects every step of the way, summarizing, synthesizing, and systematizing the core tasks of design. Developed by noted architect Andy Pressman, this handy take-along reference is certain to become an indispensable tool.

The Professional Practice of Architectural Working Drawings

Architectural Working Drawings

In one beautifully illustrated volume, The Professional Practice of Architectural Working Drawings presents the full range of skills, concepts, principles, and applications needed to create a full set of architectural working drawings. This new Third Edition emphasizes the importance of communicating general design concepts through specific working drawings. Chapters proceed logically through each stage of development, beginning with site and foundation plans and progressing to elevations, building sections, and other drawings.


The Architect's Guide to Design Build Services

Guide to Design Build Services

The Architect's Guide to Design Build Services offers authoritative knowledge and industry insight to architects considering entry into the burgeoning practice of design build project delivery. Written by architects and other professionals with expertise in risk management, law, ethics, finance, and contracts, this instructive guide addresses the roles architects can assume during a design-build project, including leading the project, acting as subcontractor, and forming a joint venture with a contractor.

Urban Planning and Cultural Identity

Urban Planning and Cultural Identity

This book reviews the intense spatiality of conflict over identity construction in three cities where culture and place identity are not just post-modernist playthings but touch on the raw sensibilities of who people define themselves to be.





Urban Planning And Real Estate Development

Urban Planning And Real Estate Development


This text brings together urban planning and real-estate development. It should be useful to students of real-estate studies, estate management, land management, land economy, and general practice surveying