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'Designing Women'

Gender and the Architectural Profession

by Annmarie Adams & Peta Tancred

<p>Historically, the contributions of women architects to their profession have been minimized or overlooked. <em>'Designing Women'</em> explores the tension that has existed between the architectural profession and its women members. It ...

ISBN: 9781442654211

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Adaptable Architecture

Theory and practice

by Robert Schmidt III & Simon Austin

<p><em>Adaptable Architecture</em> provides thought-provoking and inquisitive insights into how we can prolong the useful life of buildings by designing them to be more adaptable, and hence create a more sustainable built environment. The book ...

ISBN: 9781317526445

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Altruism by Design

How To Effect Social Change as an Architect

by Adam R. Wilmes

<p><em>Altruism by Design: How to Effect Social Change as an Architect</em> is meant to prepare the individual designer – whether a student or practicing professional – for a career dedicated to serving communities in need through design and ...

ISBN: 9781317551423

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Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 38, 2018

Environments in an Aging Society: Autobiographical Perspectives in Environmental Gerontology

by Habib Chaudhury, PhD & Frank Oswald, PhD

<p>Through the autobiographical perspectives of 16 preeminent researchers and scholars of Environmental Gerontology, this state-of-the-art <em>Annual Review</em> critically examines the broad range of topics that comprise this interdisciplinary ...

ISBN: 9780826179876

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Architect's Essentials of Cost Management

by Michael D. Dell'isola

ISBN: 9780471294320

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Architect's Essentials of Winning Proposals

by Frank A. Stasiowski

The Architect's Essentials of Professional Practice Series provides substantive information on the business of architecture and its affiliated professions to maintain and improve the quality of the professional and business environment<br> <br> ...

ISBN: 9780471450443

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Architect's Legal Pocket Book

by Matthew Cousins

<p>A little book that's big on information, the <em>Architect's Legal Pocket Book</em> is the definitive reference on legal issues for architects and architectural students. This handy pocket guide covers key legal principles which will help you

ISBN: 9781317588696

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Architecture Technology for Engineers

by Kesorn Pechrach

<p data-version='1.1'>This Architecture Technology for Engineers book is a basic principles for first year architecture students. The benefit to engineers, this book will help to have a better understanding the reason behind the architecture ...

ISBN: 9781533786333

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Bamboo Gridshells

by David Rockwood

<p>This highly illustrated text brings together two areas which have both grown in popularity in recent years: gridshells and bamboo.</p> <p>Bamboo is a fast-growing, naturally available, renewable resource which is quite strong and lends ...

ISBN: 9781317635888

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Blueprint of My Life's Design

by Douglas Weeks

<p>Doug Weeks&apos; career as an architect took him many places: from churches in Mexico, all the way to construction sites in Alaska and elsewhere. Along the way he discovered that every apparent challenge was merely an opportunity for ...

ISBN: 9781310266027

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Building Physics - Heat, Air and Moisture

Fundamentals and Engineering Methods with Examples and Exercises

by Hugo S. L. Hens

<p>Bad experiences with construction quality, the energy crises of 1973 and 1979, complaints about &quot;sick buildings&quot;, thermal, acoustical, visual and olfactory discomfort, the need for good air quality, the move towards more ...

ISBN: 9783433608562

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Building the Architect's Character

Explorations in Traits

by Kendra Schank Smith & Albert C. Smith

<p>An understanding of architects’ character traits can offer important insights into how they design buildings. These traits include leadership skills necessary to coordinate a team, honest and ethical behavior, being well educated and ...

ISBN: 9781317199175

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Buildings Are for People

Human Ecological Design

by Bill Caplan

<p>Buildings are for People: Human Ecological Design offers a new approach to the process of conceiving architectural design, one that considers the interactions of the built environment with people and the natural environment.The book exposes ...

ISBN: 9780993370670

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Constructing the Persuasive Portfolio

The Only Primer You’ll Ever Need

by Margaret Fletcher

<p><em>Constructing the Persuasive Portfolio</em> helps you learn the art of designing a compelling and effective architectural portfolio. Margaret Fletcher categorizes the architectural portfolio design process into a step-by-step method that ...

ISBN: 9781317506195

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Construction Contract Administration for Project Owners

by Claude G. Lancome

<p><em>Construction Contract Administration for Project Owners</em> is aimed at public and private owners of real estate and construction projects. The book is intended to assist owners in their contractual dealings with their designers and ...

ISBN: 9781351998055

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Convergence

The Redesign of Design

by Randy Deutsch

<p>&quot;There is today a pronounced and accelerated convergence in architecture. This convergence is occurring by doers not thinkers; in practice not academia; in building design, fabrication, and construction. It is about solution-centric ...

ISBN: 9781119256281

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Cost Accounting and Financial Management for Construction Project Managers

by Len Holm

<p>Proper cost accounting and financial management are essential elements of any successful construction job, and therefore make up essential skills for construction project managers and project engineers. Many textbooks on the market focus on ...

ISBN: 9781351376945

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Data-Driven Design and Construction

25 Strategies for Capturing, Analyzing and Applying Building Data

by Randy Deutsch

<p>“In this comprehensive book, Professor Randy Deutsch has unlocked and laid bare the twenty-first century <em>codice nascosto</em> of architecture. It is data. Big data. Data as driver. . .This book offers us the chance to become informed and ...

ISBN: 9781118899212

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Designing Profits

Creative Business Strategies for Design Practices

by Morris A. Nunes & Andrew Pressman

<p>A successful design practice requires principals and staff who are creative, technically proficient, and financially savvy. <em>Designing Profits</em> focuses on the last component—the one that is so elusive for many architects, engineers, ...

ISBN: 9781317560562

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Disability, Space, Architecture: A Reader

by Jos Boys

<p><em>Disability, Space, Architecture: A Reader</em> takes a groundbreaking approach to exploring the interconnections between disability, architecture and cities. The contributions come from architecture, geography, anthropology, health ...

ISBN: 9781317197164

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