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


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

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


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


Thinking About Architecture

Thinking About Architecture

In order to understand architecture in all its cultural complexity it is necessary to grasp such basic concepts as representation, form and space. The aim of this book is to provide teachers, students, practising architects and general readers with a set of ideas that will enrich their conversation, their writing, and above all their thinking about architecture. The book is divided into eight chapters, each covering a particular aspect of architecture, and introduces difficult concepts gradually. Architectural theorists and philosophers are mentioned in passing and their works are listed in the bibliography, but they are not the subject of the book. Architecture, rather than philosophy, is at the centre of the picture. The aim is to enable the reader to understand architecture in all its aspects, rather than to learn the names of particular theorists. Written in a conversational style, Thinking about Architecture is an invaluable and accessible standard introduction to architectural theory.

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Genre : Architecture
Author : Colin Davies
Publisher : Laurence King Publishing
Release : 2011-10-17
Total Pages : 160 Pages
ISBN : 9781780675503


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


Architecture

Architecture

Architecture Is The EssenceArchitecture is the essence that lies behind every great building, wether it is your grandmothers house or the empire state building. Architecture is essential and is the driving force behind every building creation.Although architecture can be classified as an art, architecture builds on a handful of principles, rules and tools that when combined, makes every great design possible. They create the foundation for the creativity."Architecture - A Beginners Introduction To Architecture" will cover some of these crucial principles, rules and tools. Not only will this book give you some of the tools you need, but it will also give you a greater understanding of architecture by giving you an overview of the history of architecture.Just some of the topics that are covered in this book include: Architecture as an art The history of architecture Basic architecture concepts The importance of drafting Line types Architectural scales Architectural styles Tools every architect needs Much, much more Scroll up and click the buy button for an instant download.

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Author : Jennifer Inston
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release : 2016-01-08
Total Pages : 80 Pages
ISBN : 1523279982


How To Read Architecture

How To Read Architecture

How to Read Architecture is based on the fundamental premise that reading and interpreting architecture is something we already do, and that close observation matters. This book enhances this skill so that given an unfamiliar building, you will have the tools to understand it and to be inspired by it. Author Paulette Singley encourages you to misread, closely read, conventionally read, and unconventionally read architecture to stimulate your creative process. This book explores three essential ways to help you understand architecture: reading a building from the outside-in, from the inside-out, and from the position of out-and-out, or formal, architecture. This book erodes boundaries between the frequently compartmentalized fields of interior design, landscape design, and building design with chapters exploring concepts of terroir, scenography, criticality, atmosphere, tectonics, inhabitation, type, form, and enclosure. Using examples and case studies that span a wide range of historical and global precedents, Singley addresses the complex interaction among the ways a building engages its context, addresses its performative exigencies, and operates as an autonomous aesthetic object. Including over 300 images, this book is an essential read for both undergraduate and postgraduate students of architecture with a global focus on the interpretation of buildings in their context.

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Genre : Architecture
Author : Paulette Singley
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2019-06-26
Total Pages : 402 Pages
ISBN : 9780429557453


Language Of Space And Form

Language Of Space And Form

A unique graphical guide for using architectural terminology tojump-start the design process This design studio companion presents architectural terms withspecial emphasis on using these terms to generate design ideas. Ithighlights the architectural thinking behind the terminology andhelps readers gain a thorough understanding of space and form.Featuring double-page spreads with over 190 illustrated entries,the book fully explores, analyzes, and cross-references keyelements and techniques used in architecture and interior design.Each entry first defines the common meaning of the term, then goeson to discuss in detail its generative possibilities. Scenariosinvolving the use of a design principle, or the way it might beexperienced, further aid students in developing strategies fortheir own design. In addition, Language of Space and Form: Divides entries into five categories for quick access toconcepts, including process and generation, organization andordering, operation and experience, objects and assemblies, andrepresentation and communication Addresses studio practice from the ground up, encouragingreaders to develop creativity and critical thinking as they developa design process Offers supplemental online learning resources, includingexercises that correspond to the book A must-have reference for professionals and students inarchitecture and interior design, Language of Space and Form isdestined to become a classic introduction to design thinking.

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Genre : Architecture
Author : James F. Eckler
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2012-01-04
Total Pages : 320 Pages
ISBN : 9781118105344