|Author||: Francis D. K. Ching|
|Publisher||: John Wiley & Sons|
|Release Date||: 2012-12-07|
|ISBN 10||: 1118330331|
|Pages||: 432 pages|
|Rating||: 4/5 from 21 reviews|
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.
by Francis D. K. Ching,James F. Eckler
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,GET BOOK!
by James C. Snyder,Anthony James Catanese,Timothy L. McGinty
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.GET BOOK!
by William McLean,Peter Silver
This book provides an accessible introduction for architecture students to all aspects of architectural technology: structural physics, structural elements and forms, heating, lighting, environmental control, and computer modeling. It will also help students to integrate their design thinking with appropriate structural and environmental solutions. The book explains the relationships between physical phenomena, materials, building elements, and structural types using simple classification systems and real world examples. In addition, it explores current computer techniques for assisting students to predict the structuralGET BOOK!
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by Joseph Godlewski
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 engagesGET BOOK!
by S. V. Szokolay
Introducing the basics of architectural science, this book is an ideal reference, providing an understanding of the physical basis of architectural design. The knowledge gained from this book 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 second edition including more information on small scale energy generation methods and techniques. The book has also been reformatted to be even more accessible,GET BOOK!
by Nick Lee Evans
There are over half a million listed buildings in Britain, conservation areas can be found in every borough, and a large proportion of our housing stock pre-dates 1914. So, whether in extending a listed house, reordering a local church, or converting an historic warehouse, most architects will work with historic buildings at some point in their career – even if they are not a specialist conservation architect. An Introduction to Architectural Conservation introduces non-specialist architects to the principles behind legislation concerning historicGET BOOK!
by Steven V. Szokolay
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 fullGET BOOK!
by Christian Gänshirt
Architects today must position themselves within an extremely wide-ranging field of qualifications. This makes it all the more important to have a fresh introduction to the field that makes up one of their core competences, the field of design. This introductory presentation describes and analyzes the theories, strategies, and tools of creative design for the purposes of practical work. With thoughtfulness and expertise, it opens the reader’s eyes to the processes that underlie design and demonstrates different ways ofGET BOOK!
by Harry Francis Mallgrave,David J. Goodman
A sharp and lively text that covers issues in depth but not to the point that they become inaccessible to beginning students, An Introduction to Architectural Theory is the first narrative history of this period, charting the veritable revolution in architectural thinking that has taken place, as well as the implications of this intellectual upheaval. The first comprehensive and critical history of architectural theory over the last fifty years surveys the intellectual history of architecture since 1968, including criticisms of highGET BOOK!
by Jennifer Inston
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by Architect Professor Indranil Sen
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 experiencedGET BOOK!
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Take a journey through Indian architecture from the dawn of civilization to the present with this colorful, attractive survey. The architecture of India reflects both the cultural diversity of the subcontinent and its rich political and historical inheritance. In this guide, the various strands of this rich architectural history, from the dawn of civilization to modern times, are beautifully presented in word and picture. Readers are taken on a fascinating tour of Indus Valley civilization, early Vedic traditions, Hindu, Jain,GET BOOK!
by Le Corbusier
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by J. Paul Guyer, P.E., R.A.
Introductory technical guidance for professional engineers, architects and construction managers interested in design and construction of assisted living facilities.GET BOOK!
by Robert McCarter,Juhani Pallasma
Intended both as an introductory text for students and professionals in the field as well as an accessible read for the general public, Primer on Architecture (working title) addresses the basic principles of architecture and uncovers its ongoing influence in contemporary culture. The volume is organized in a series of chapters based on key architectural themes--space, time, matter, gravity, light, silence, dwelling, ritual, memory, landscape, and place--with an introductory essay for each chapter that includes a wide variety of historicalGET BOOK!
by William McLean
Understanding the relationship between design and technology is critical to the understanding of architecture. Aimed clearly at architectural students, this book provides an accessible introduction to all aspects of architectural technology: structural physics, structural elements and forms, heating, lighting, environmental control, and computer modeling. As well as providing a clear grounding in these topics, it will also help students to integrate their design thinking with appropriatestructural and environmental solutions. The book sets out to explain the relationships between physical phenomena,GET BOOK!