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  • How to Build Shipping Container Homes With Plans

    by John Davidson

    TABLE OF CONTENTSCHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION TO SHIPPING CONTAINER HOMES:ADVANTAGES OF SHIPPING CONTAINER HOMES:DISADVANTAGES OF SHIPPING CONTAINER HOMES:CONTAINER SIZES AND SPECIFICATIONS:NEW OR USED CONTAINER:PERMITS AND REGULATIONS:CHAPTER TWOFOUNDATION FOR SHIPPING CONTAINER HOMES:SITE CONDITIONS:CLIMATE:MARKET FACTORS:BUILDING DESIGN:EXCAVATION AND FOOTINGS:TYPES OF MATERIALS USED FOR FOUNDATION ... Read more

    $4.23 AUD

  • Kevin McCloud’s How to Make Your House a Home (Collins Shorts, Book 3)

    by Kevin McCloud

    series Collins Shorts #3
    Collins Shorts – insight in an instant.Kevin McCloud’s advice for setting up or doing up your home. Kevin will show you the things worth spending your money on, and the things you might cut back on. Helpful and incisive advice on design, construction and style from the foremost voice in modern architectural design.Collins Shorts are a fresh look at the ebook short, with the emphasis on vibrant ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The World's Great Wonders

    How They Were Made & Why They Are Amazing

    by Lonely Planet

    series Lonely Planet
    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher*Go beyond the visual spectacle of the world's 50 greatest wonders, and discover what makes them such amazing places. With stunning images and expert illustrations, experience and appreciate the most famous sights on earth in an exciting new way.Author: Lonely PlanetAbout Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's ... Read more

    $28.04 AUD

  • 101 Things I Didn't Learn In Architecture School

    And wish I had known before my first job

    by Sarah Lebner

    Your first architecture job can involve a very steep learning curve.This book helps students and graduates of architecture kick-start their career and shave months off their professional development.This book will help you:Understand construction basics so you can avoid embarrassing situations and quickly understand instructions.Grasp an overview of the industry and business of architecture so ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • Architects' Guide to Fee Bidding

    by M. Paul Nicholson

    Fee bidding still generates emotive reactions from within many sections of the architectural profession. Fee bidding is not taught in most schools of architecture, so practitioners generally rely on hunches and guesswork. It is these wild card guesses, which exacerbate the poor levels of income for which the architectural profession is renowned. This book introduces practising architects, ... Read more

    $76.77 AUD

  • The Ten Books on Architecture - (FREE Audiobook Included!)

    by Vitruvius Pollio

    The Ten Books on Architecture - (FREE Audiobook Included!)-Included TOC for Reader.-Included biography the author.-Free Audiobook link for download.This is sample in ebook;The first spurs of the Apennines arise from the Tuscan sea between the Alps and the most distant borders of Tuscany. The mountain range itself bends round and, almost touching the shores of the Adriatic in the middle of the ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Urban Design Futures

    by Malcolm Moor and 1 more

    The last decade has seen the rise of urban design which has taken a central position in the new agendas for urban regeneration and renaissance. Urban design has moved from marginality to mainstream. The principles espoused by urban designers over the past thirty years are now accepted as key to a better urban environment and as we move towards greater sustainability, different ideas are emerging ... Read more

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  • The Architecture of Light

    Recent Approaches to Designing with Natural Light

    by Mary Ann Steane

    Reviewing the use of natural light by architects in the era of electricity, this book aims to show that natural light not only remains a potential source of order in architecture, but that natural lighting strategies impose a usefully creative discipline on design.Considering an approach to environmental context that sees light as a critical aspect of place, this book explores current attitudes to ... Read more

    $80.40 AUD

  • Archispeak

    An Illustrated Guide to Architectural Terms

    by Tom Porter

    Widely used in architectural circles in the heat of discussion, the recurrent use of particular words and terms has evolved into a language of design jargon. Commonly found in architectural literature and journalism, in critical design debate and especially in student project reviews, Archispeak can seem insular and perplexing to others and -- particularly to the new architectural student -- often ... Read more

    $71.49 AUD

  • Graphic Standards Field Guide to Residential Construction

    by Dennis J. Hall and 1 more

    series Graphic Standards Field Guide series #18
    A must-have reference to more than 100 common residential conditions—from accessibility issues to working with zincPractical information that the architect, engineer, contractor and homeowner can access quickly, with over 230 supporting tables photos and detailsIdentifies frequently used reference standards, acceptable practices, and other relevant resourcesQuick, reliable answers to your most ... Read more

    $103.99 AUD

  • How to make yourself a Feminist Design Power Tool

    by Hélène Frichot

    series The Practice of Theory and the Theory of Practice #3
    Set amidst the experimental ecology of practices that supports feminist thinking and doing in architecture, this small book outlines an instruc- tion guide that presents six provocative steps toward the invention of productive concept-tools. It invites readers to explore creative and messy methodologies that combine an aesthetics with a practical ethics. Frichot encourages us to think and do ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Integrated Strategies in Architecture

    by Joan Zunde and 1 more

    series Technologies of Architecture
    This key text presents students with a holistic view of the building design process, bridging the gap between the theory and practice of constructing and assembling buildings.Integrated Strategies in Architecture encourages and enables students to gain a sound understanding of the purpose of buildings, the specialisms that contribute and the available technology. Zunde and Bougdah thoroughly ... Read more

    $83.92 AUD

  • Britain's 100 Best Railway Stations

    by Simon Jenkins

    Discover the architectural gems that are Britain's 100 Best Railway Stations in this Sunday Times top 10 bestseller'This is a cracker . . . a beautiful book' Chris EvansIt is the scene for our hopeful beginnings and our intended ends, and the timeless experiences of coming and going, meeting, greeting and parting. It is an institution with its own rituals and priests, and a long-neglected aspect ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Graphic Standards Field Guide to Home Inspections

    by Stephen Gladstone

    series Graphic Standards Field Guide series #4
    Quick, reliable answers to your most common on-site questionsWhen you're in the field, you never know what you'll come across. The Wiley Graphic Standards Field Guide to Home Inspections gives you fast access to the information you need when you're on-site and under pressure.Presented in a highly visual and easily portable format, the Graphic Standards Field Guide to Home Inspections is organized ... Read more

    $103.99 AUD

  • Pianificazione urbanistica, strategica e marketing territoriale

    by Mauro Parilli

    MAURO PARILLI (mauro.parilli@gmail.com)Con l’accordo fra INTA (International Urban Development Association) e l’INU (Istituto Nazionale di Urbanistica), siglato nella città olandese di Den Haag, sede del governo e tempio della pianificazione territoriale, si è aperta una nuova era nello sviluppo del nostro Paese.Un accordo volto ad innescare quel processo virtuoso di sviluppo che coinvolge in ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Architectural Aesthetic Speculations

    On Kahn and Deleuze

    by Jasper Michael

    series The Practice of Theory and the Theory of Practice #1
    Architectural Aesthetic Speculations expands our understanding of the role of formal aesthetic criteria in twentieth-century artistic practices and reveals potentially transformative aspects in the art of architectural composition. The book stages an encounter of philosopher Gilles Deleuze's (1925–1995) constructivist sensibility and architect Louis Kahn's (1901–1974) mode of architectural ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • International Directory of Building Research Information and Development Organizations

    by International Council for Building Research and 1 more

    Every entry follows a standard pattern: after the address and telephone number of the institution there is a brief description of its history and financial support, followed by the names of the senior staff, total number of staff, the institution's structure and services, its main research programmes and a list of its publications. For this new edition a subject index has been added, allowing the ... Read more

    $76.77 AUD

  • Be ARCH

    A perception by U-WE-DESIGN

    by Vaibhavi Bhandary and 2 more

    In a world of rat race, amidst an ocean of career options and opportunities, students often face a dilemma in making the right choice for their careers. While some of them find themselves at a juncture of social pressure, a few others become a victim of lack of knowledge regarding various courses and often end up pursuing a course that may not be what they are really looking for. Hence it is vital ... Read more

    $2.30 AUD

  • 100 Traumhäuser

    Die schönsten Einfamilienhäuser für jedes Budget und jedes Grundstück

    by Wolfgang Bachmann and 1 more

    Die 100 schönsten Einfamilienhäuser der letzten Jahre versammelt in einem Werk: Ob kleines Haus am Hang oder opulentes Haus mit Pool, ob aus Holz, Beton oder Ziegel – für jeden Geschmack und jede Situation ist das Passende dabei. So unterschiedlich die vorgestellten Häuser sind, so haben sie doch eines gemein: Sie wurden von den besten Architekten entworfen und zeugen von einer herausragenden ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Les jardins, de la révolution industrielle à nos jours

    Les Grands Articles d'Universalis

    by Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Partez à la découverte des jardins, de la révolution industrielle à nos jours avec ce Grand Article Universalis !Caractériser l'histoire des jardins par une succession de phases stylistiques rattachées à des écoles nationales, comme le voulait l'historiographie fondée au XIXe siècle, n'a guère de pertinence pour les époques postérieures à 1800 : la période contemporaine réclame d'autres grilles d ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Culinary Lesson: The Space of Food

    SAC Journal 4

    by Charlotte Birnbaum and 9 more

    series SAC Journal #4
    CULINARY LESSONS - The Space of Food is based on a series of events, Culinary Lessons, which were hosted by the Städelschule Architecture Class and which engaged with the relation between food, art and architecture. The series addressed the enormous so- cial, economic and cultural spaces that accompany the production and consumption of food, and attempted to unravel some of these spaces' structure ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Dictionnaire des Architectes

    Les Dictionnaires d'Universalis

    by Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Avec près de 700 articles tirés de la célèbre Encyclopaedia Universalis, le Dictionnaire des Architectes se consacre à ceux qui ont créé et renouvelé, depuis l’Antiquité, l’art de construire les bâtiments et d’aménager les villes : architectes bien sûr (d’Imhotep à Rem Koolhaas), mais aussi ingénieurs(Eiffel), urbanistes (Haussmann), paysagistes (Alphand), designers, théoriciens et historiens de l ... Read more

    $62.99 AUD

  • Sustainaspeak

    A Guide to Sustainable Design Terms

    by Elizabeth Lewis

    Architecture 2030; BUG; Biophilic Design; BIPV; Circular Economy; LEED; Passive Design; Solar Chimney; Systems Thinking; WELL; Xeriscaping.What does it all mean?The complex and evolving language used in the sustainable design community can be very challenging, particularly to those new to environmentally friendly and resource-efficient design strategies that are needed today.Definitions of over ... Read more

    $62.58 AUD

  • Design-Tech

    Building Science for Architects

    by Jason Alread and 2 more

    Design-Tech is an indispensable, holistic approach to architectural technology that shows you in hundreds of drawings and tables the why as well as the how of building science, providing you with a comprehensive overview. In this expanded edition, measurements and examples are listed in both metric and imperial units to reflect the global reality of architectural practice. The authors also address ... Read more

    $107.13 AUD