1639 books (82 pages) in this category

Building Dynamics

Exploring Architecture of Change

by Branko Kolarevic & Vera Parlac

<p>Buildings are increasingly ‘dynamic’: equipped with sensors, actuators and controllers, they ‘self-adjust’ in response to changes in the external and internal environments and patterns of use.</p> <p>Building Dynamics asks how this change ...

ISBN: 9781317650782

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Building Information Modeling

Technology Foundations and Industry Practice

by André Borrmann, Markus König, Christian Koch & others

<p>Building Information Modeling (BIM) refers to the consistent and continuous use of digital information throughout the entire lifecycle of a built facility, including its design, construction and operation. In order to exploit BIM methods to ...

ISBN: 9783319928623

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Building Materials, Health and Indoor Air Quality

No Breathing Space?

by Tom Woolley

<p>The impact of building materials and construction methods on the health and wellbeing of occupants is often underestimated. This book is an essential guide to understanding and avoiding hazardous materials and poor air quality in buildings. ...

ISBN: 9781317389750

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Building on Tradition: Repurposing Traditional Materials in Architecture


ISBN: 9781864708370

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Building Revolutions

Applying the Circular Economy to the Built Environment

by Dave Cheshire

<P>The construction industry operates within a linear economy of make, use, dispose. Buildings are stripped out and torn down with astonishing regularity while new buildings are constructed from hard-won virgin materials. But raw materials are ...

ISBN: 9781859466452

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Building Socialism

Architecture and Urbanism in East German Literature, 1955-1973

by Dr. Curtis Swope

<p><em>Building Socialism</em> reveals how East German writers' engagement with the rapidly changing built environment from the mid-1950s to the early 1970s constitutes an untold story about the emergence of literary experimentation in the ...

ISBN: 9781501328121

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Building Stalinism

The Moscow Canal and the Creation of Soviet Space

by Cynthia A. Ruder

<p>Today the 80-mile-long Moscow Canal is a source of leisure for Muscovites, a conduit for tourists and provides the city with more than 60% of its potable water. Yet the past looms heavy over these quotidian activities: the canal was built by ...

ISBN: 9781786723567

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Building Structures Illustrated

Patterns, Systems, and Design

by Francis D. K. Ching

<b>A new edition of Francis D.K. Ching's illustrated guide to structural design</b> <p>Structures are an essential element of the building process, yet one of the most difficult concepts for architects to grasp. While structural engineers do ...

ISBN: 9781118458358

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Building the Cycling City: The Dutch Blueprint for Urban Vitality

by Melissa Bruntlett

ISBN: 9781610918794

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Building the Modern Church

Roman Catholic Church Architecture in Britain, 1955 to 1975

by Robert Proctor

<p>Fifty years after the Second Vatican Council, architectural historian Robert Proctor examines the transformations in British Roman Catholic church architecture that took place in the two decades surrounding this crucial event. Inspired by new

ISBN: 9781317170853

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Building the New Millennium

Architecture at the Start of the 21st Century

by Phaidon Editors

ISBN: 9780714856001

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Building Transatlantic Italy

Architectural Dialogues with Postwar America

by Paolo Scrivano

<p>At the end of the Second World War, America’s newly acquired status of hegemonic power- together with the launch of ambitious international programs such as the Marshall Plan- significantly altered existing transatlantic relations. In this ...

ISBN: 9781317170822

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Building Washington

Engineering and Construction of the New Federal City, 1790-1840

by Robert J. Kapsch

<p>In 1790, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson set out to build a new capital for the United States of America in just ten years. The area they selected on the banks of the Potomac River, a spot halfway between the northern and southern ...

ISBN: 9781421424880

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Building-Integrated Photovoltaic Systems (BIPVS)

Performance and Modeling Under Outdoor Conditions

by Andrés Julián Aristizábal Cardona, Carlos Arturo Páez Chica & Daniel Hernán Ospina Barragán

<p>This book discusses building-integrated photovoltaic systems (BIPV) and provides solutions for solving problems related to designing, sizing and monitoring a BIPV that has been used to replace conventional building materials in parts of the ...

ISBN: 9783319719313

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Buildings of Empire

by Ashley Jackson

<p>Buildings of Empire takes the reader on an exciting journey through thirteen territories of the British Empire. From Dublin Castle to the glass and steel of Sir Norman Foster's Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank skyscraper, these buildings capture ...

ISBN: 9780191625183

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Buildings That Feel Good

by Ziona Strelitz

What makes a building good? The question is the central challenge facing architects and ultimately can only be answered by looking at what has worked well in the past. Lavishly illustrated in full colour, this refreshingly original book is ...

ISBN: 9781859462966

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Buried City, Unearthing Teufelsberg

Berlin and its Geography of Forgetting

by Benedict Anderson

<p>Cities are built over the remnants of their past buried beneath their present. We build on what has been built before, whether over foundations formalising previous permanency or over the temporal occupations of ground. But what happens when ...

ISBN: 9781317170679

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C F A Voysey

by Wendy Hitchmough

ISBN: 9780714837123

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Cabin Porn

by Zach Klein

'Addictive ... a charter for wistfulness' <i>Observer</i><BR>'An enchanting rabbit hole of handmade houses' <i>The New York Times</i><BR>'The Bible of pared back, natural living' <i>Der Spiegel</i><BR>'Take a deep breath and let the inspiration ...

ISBN: 9780141982144

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by Jodidio Philip

Ever since Henry David Thoreaursquo;s described his two years, two months, and two days of cabin existence at Walden Pond, Massachusetts in Walden, or, Life in the Woods (1854), the idea of a refuge dwelling has seduced the modern psyche. In the

ISBN: 9783836550260

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