Discover new approaches to green design and sustainable building with this comprehensive guide There's a substantial amount of information designers and architects need to understand about sustainability and commercial projects, especially as expectations for professionals in the industry become clearer. Luckily, the second edition of "Sustainable Commercial Interiors" has been revamped to serve as a comprehensive guide for anyone looking to understand the latest in green and sustainable design. Fully revised throughout, this resource now includes frameworks based on the new LEED v4 rating system, and provides fifteen brand-new case studies that document green design and building strategies for all types of projects.
Название: Kitchen and Bath Design: A Guide to Planning Basics Автор: Mary Fisher Knott Издательство: Wiley Год: 2011 Формат: PDF Страниц: 384 Размер: 25.4 Mb Язык: English
The all-in-one reference to designing stunning and functional kitchens and baths Designing for today's kitchens and baths requires technical savvy, a keen eye for aesthetics, and perhaps most important of all, the ability to coordinate efforts across many disciplines. "Kitchen and Bath Design" simplifies these complex decision-making processes with a comprehensive strategy for achieving kitchen and bath designs that successfully integrate beauty and practicality--while meeting client expectations. Fundamental design basics are covered, along with a host of important issues that designers must consider when conceptualizing these specialized rooms, such as ergonomics, codes and safety requirements, proper lighting and ventilation, flooring, cabinetry, countertops, wall surfaces, and more.
Автор: Patricia J. Graham Название: Japanese Design: Art, Aesthetics & Culture Издательство: Tuttle Publishing Год: 2014 Формат: PDF Страниц: 160 Размер: 23.7 Mb Язык: Английский
What exactly is the singular attraction of Japanese design? And why does Japanese style speak so clearly to so many people all over the world? The Japanese sensibility often possesses an intuitive, emotional appeal, whether it's a silk kimono, a carefully raked garden path, an architectural marvel, a teapot, or a contemporary work of art. This allure has come to permeate the entire culture of Japan—it is manifest in the most mundane utensil and snack food packaging, as well as in Japanese architecture and fine art.
Автор: Scott Murray Название: Contemporary Curtain Wall Architecture Издательство: Princeton Architectural Press Год: 2009 Формат: PDF Размер: 24.9 Mb Страниц: 263 Язык: Английский
Recent years have seen a rapidly growing interest among contemporary architects in the use of curtain walls to create innovative, attention-grabbing building facades. With new concerns about the environment and affordability, the curtain wall represents a microcosm of issues important to architecture: climate responsiveness and energy use, intelligent utilization of resources, and advancements in digital design and fabrication. In Contemporary Curtain Wall Architecture, architect and building technology expert Scott Murray presents an exhaustive taxonomy of the materials and techniques necessary for the design, fabrication, and installation of today's curtain wall systems.
Автор: Joseph F. Kennedy (Editor), Michael Smith (Editor), Catherine Wanek(Editor) Название: The Art of Natural Building: Design, Construction, Resources, Second Revised edition Издательство: New Society Publishers Год: 2015 Формат: epub Размер: 64.5 Mb Язык: Английский
The popularity of natural building has grown by leaps and bounds, spurred by a grassroots desire for housing that is healthy, affordable, and environmentally responsible. While there are many books available on specific methods such as straw-bale construction, cob, or timber framing, there are few resources which introduce the reader to the entire scope of this burgeoning field.
Название: Landscape Competition Автор: Hanlin Liu Издательство: Design Media Publishing Limited Год: 2013 Формат: PDF Страниц: 271 Размер: 41.4 Mb Язык: English
Landscape Design Competition contains an overview of design principles and the latest trends in urban landscape development. The book is divided into five sections: landscape of plazas, parks, waterfront landscapes, public landscapes and, residential landscapes. This is not merely a collection of recent design proposals for landscape worldwide but also addresses concepts such as the relationship between living space and ecological environment. What designers are pursuing is a better living environment and improved quality of life for residents. Moreover, landscape design is related to the development of human beings and sustainability.
Автор: Yin Qian Название: When Culture Meets Architecture Издательство: DesignMedia Publishing Limited Год: 2013 Формат: PDF Страниц: 271 Размер: 19 Mb Язык: Английский
As the most individualized civil architecture, buildings for cultural events are the best stage for architects to practise their dreams, to express their perceptions to architectural art and ambitions. When culture meets architecture, some memories, some scenes or an attitude will find its medium to exist as a real and touchable thing. Besides those architectures that record a history or provide information, such as museum, library, memorial, archives centre and the like, more and more multi-functions cultural centres were built in cities, where people gather together for social event, entertainment, or sports, and they are also the new plaza where people can impress their sense of the city's identification deeper. Selected buildings for culture around the world are included in this book, with an invitation to witness the meeting between culture and architecture.
Автор: Rebecca Li Название: Clubhouses Издательство: Design Media Publishing Ltd Год: 2011 Формат: PDF Страниц: 271 Размер: 25.7 Mb Язык: Английский
These 41 projects by established clubhouse designers describe the design concepts and their specialist areas. Plans, drawings and fine photography further communicate the ideas and combine all the design elements to present a book that is both a fine introduction to clubhouse design and is a useful source of reference for professionals with interest in this project area.
Название: Архитектура внешнего мира. Искусство проектирования и становление европейских физических представлений Автор: Ситар С. Издательство: М.: Новое издательство Год: 2013 Страниц: 272 ISBN: 978-5-98379-173-2 Формат: PDF Размер: 12.3 Мб Язык: русский
Книга Сергея Ситара «Архитектура внешнего мира» посвящена анализу взаимной обусловленности исторических судеб европейского естествознания и европейской архитектурной теории, а также поиску выхода из системного кризиса, в котором оказалась архитектурно-градостроительная дисциплина в связи с переходом естествознания в постклассическую фазу.