Introduction To Architecture

Introduction To Architecture

Introduction To Architecture

"This major new collection introduces architecture to the beginning student or anyone who wants to learn about the built environment"--

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Genre : Architecture
Author : Francis D. K. Ching
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2012-10-23
Total Pages : 422 Pages
ISBN : 9781118142066


Introduction To Architecture

Introduction To Architecture

A survey of the built environment distills the work of legendaryauthor and illustrator Francis D. K. Ching into a single volume Introduction to Architecture presents the essential textsand drawings of Francis D. K. Ching for those new to architectureand design. With his typical highly graphic approach, this is thefirst introductory text from Ching that surveys the design ofspaces, buildings, and cities. In an easy to understand format,readers will explore the histories and theories of architecture,design elements and process, and the technical aspects of thecontemporary profession of architecture. The book explains the experience and practice of architectureand allied disciplines for future professionals, while those wholove the beauty of architecture drawing will delight in thegorgeous illustrations included. Overview of the issues and practices of architecture in anall-in-one introductory text Includes new chapters and introductory essays by James Eckler,and features more than 1,000 drawings throughout Professor Ching is the bestselling author of numerous books onarchitecture and design, all published by Wiley; his works havebeen translated into 16 languages and are regarded as classics fortheir renowned graphical presentation For those pursuing a career in architecture or anyone who lovesarchitectural design and drawing, Introduction toArchitecture presents a beautifully illustrated andcomprehensive guide to the subject.

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Genre : Architecture
Author : Francis D. K. Ching
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2012-12-07
Total Pages : 432 Pages
ISBN : 9781118330333


Introduction To Architectural Science

Introduction To Architectural Science

Now in its third edition, this book provides the ideal and only reference to the physical basis of architectural design. Fully updated and expanded throughout, the book provides the data required for architects to design buildings that will maintain the users comfort in a variety of conditions, with minimal reliance on energy intensive methods like air conditioning. This is not a ‘how to’ book but answers the question why. It equips the reader with the tools to realize the full potential of the good intentions of sustainable, bioclimatic design. All sections have been revised and updated for this third edition including all the most relevant developments affecting heat, light and sound controls. The book responds to the need of understanding beyond ‘rules of thumb’.

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Genre : Architecture
Author : Steven V. Szokolay
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2014-04-11
Total Pages : 384 Pages
ISBN : 9781317918592


Introduction To Architecture

Introduction To Architecture

Introduction to Architecture: Global Disciplinary Knowledge provides students with a holistic exploration of the history of architectural discourse. The anthology features select readings in architectural theory, which are supplemented by clear introductory remarks to help guide students through critical concepts and themes. The book expands the repertoire of traditional Euro-American based theory anthologies by presenting texts from an explicitly global perspective. It engages a diverse range of debates on the built environment throughout history and around the world. The collection addresses the what, how, and why of architecture and architectural theory, specifically addressing the following questions: What is architecture? What are the ideas behind some of the most significant buildings in history? How does architecture manifest cultural values and aspirations in different contexts? Why is all of this important in the first place? To answer these questions, the anthology offers students readings on architectural thought and theory from some of the most renowned and revered architects and theorists of their time. The text also provides students with case studies and images of exemplary buildings to help them connect the dots between theoretical concepts and constructed works of architecture. Designed to serve as a supplementary text, Introduction to Architecture is a cross-disciplinary anthology well suited for foundational courses in architectural history, architecture, theory of architecture, cultural studies, anthropology, and urban studies. An architectural theorist, historian, and practitioner, Joseph Godlewski earned Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in architectural history and theory from the University of California, Berkeley. He is an assistant professor at the Syracuse University School of Architecture, where he teaches courses in theory and design. His writing has been featured in various forums including CLOG, The Plan Journal, MONU, ArchDaily.com, Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review, and the book The Dissertation: An Architecture Student's Handbook. He's a member of the Global Architectural History Teaching Collaborative (GAHTC).

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Genre : Architecture
Author : Joseph Godlewski
Publisher :
Release : 2018-08-08
Total Pages : 234 Pages
ISBN : 1516504089


Towards A New Architecture

Towards A New Architecture

Pioneering manifesto by founder of "International School." Technical and aesthetic theories, views of industry, economics, relation of form to function, "mass-production split," and much more. Profusely illustrated.

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Genre : Architecture
Author : Le Corbusier
Publisher : Courier Corporation
Release : 2013-04-09
Total Pages : 320 Pages
ISBN : 9780486315645


Simple Introduction To Architecture

Simple Introduction To Architecture

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Genre : Architecture
Author : Tomasz E. Malec
Publisher :
Release : 2017
Total Pages : 194 Pages
ISBN : 6052065001


Understanding Architecture

Understanding Architecture

A comprehensive introduction to architecture and architectural history and exceptional in its approach, this book explores architecture as a current practice in relation to history and in relation to the wider context of cultures, conservation and the environment. This new edition brings in the new emphasis on sustainability, urbanism, urban regeneration and cultural identity, in order to take a holistic approach to the subject of architecture. Highly illustrated, this book enables the reader to make sense of the experience of architecture and the built environment by understanding more about the form, construction, meaning and history of the subject.

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Genre : Architecture
Author : Hazel Conway
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2006-03-17
Total Pages : 304 Pages
ISBN : 9781134360543


Introduction To Architecture

Introduction To Architecture

Firmitas - Utilitas -Venustas Firmness; Utility & Delight -these are the three basic purposes architecture must serve as defined by Vitruvius, the ancient Roman architect. Being the mother of all art forms, the creations of an Architect are live testaments of his work which are timeless. No Architect can disown or deny his work. The purpose of this book -Introduction to Architecture- is to act as an initiation to this noble subject for newcomers and simultaneously be a refresher for experienced professionals. A line is not only a line in Architecture. It is a part of a dream. A dream nurtured by the interplay of solids and voids, light and shade, colour and texture, foreground and background against a canvas called Nature. Since the target audience of this book is primarily fresher’s, the contents of the book has been kept plain and simple. The idea is to inculcate the basics of this learning called Architecture and prepare them mentally to take the wonderful challenges in life as successful Architects.

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Genre : Architecture
Author : Architect Professor Indranil Sen
Publisher : Notion Press
Release : 2016-09-02
Total Pages : 288 Pages
ISBN : 9781945926198


Introduction To Architecture

Introduction To Architecture

Good,No Highlights,No Markup,all pages are intact, Slight Shelfwear,may have the corners slightly dented, may have slight color changes/slightly damaged spine.

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Genre : Architecture
Author : James C. Snyder
Publisher : McGraw-Hill College
Release : 1979
Total Pages : 450 Pages
ISBN : UOM:39015007237251


Introduction To Architectural Technology 2e

Introduction To Architectural Technology 2e

Understanding the relationship between design and technology is critical to the understanding of architecture. This book clearly explains the core aspects of architectural technology: structural physics, structural elements and forms, heating, lighting, environmental control, and computer modelling. Hundreds of photographs, diagrams, and screengrabs demonstrate common architectural forms and construction techniques. Historical and contemporary examples chart significant moments in architectural engineering and the development of materials science Includes an examination of computer-aided design (CAD) and the use of building information management (BIM) technology for predicting and analyzing the behavior of buildings. Written by three experienced teachers, this essential introduction to architecture will help students to integrate their design thinking with the appropriate structural and environmental solutions.

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Genre : Architecture
Author : William McLean
Publisher : Laurence King Publishing
Release : 2013-10-10
Total Pages : 416 Pages
ISBN : 9781780676784