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Saturday, February 25, 2012

Architectural Record : City of the Future - January 2012

Architectural Record : City of the Future - January 2012

English | Pages 175 | PDF | 39.1 Mb

Thursday, February 23, 2012

The Architect Magazine - January/March 2012

The Architect, an English language magazine of Sri Lanka is a quarterly journal by the Sri Lanka Institute of Architects. It covers varying subjects of interest in architecture catering to any interested reader. It explores architectural topics be it on the latest in contemporary architecture or historical aspects, both in Sri Lanka and the world over. The Magazine regularly features projects and houses of interest by Sri Lankan architects. Each issue is based around a theme and also offers interesting and inspiring reads on people in architecture, feature articles and latest news.



Download Here The Architect Magazine
English | PDF | 112 pages | 40.4MB

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Landscape Architecture Magazine - January 2012

Landscape Architecture Magazine January 2012
Landscape Architecture is the magazine of the American Society of Landscape Architects provides timely information on built landscapes and new techniques for ecologically sensitive planning and design.


English | 168 Pages | PDF | 80MB

City by Design - An Architectural perspective of Charlotte

lluminating the unique and defining characteristics of each building, the process that brought it to fruition, and the impact each structure had on the community at large, these artistic chronicles will delight lovers of architecture, travel, and urban living. Showcasing prominent commercial structures and the talented architects who brought them to life, these pictorial histories contain outstanding photography of some of the leading cities in the United States. Offering insight into the diversity and progression of metropolitan architecture, different firms represented in this series discuss the influences found in their featured work. I
Offering celebrated avenues from municipal buildings to grand entertainment venues, this comprehensive view of Charlotte's architectural feats shares a range of styles such as domestic digs from David Furman Architecture, LS3P Associates' forward-designed Douglas International Airport, and the city's upcoming live/work environment, 300 South Tryon.

Download Book Here  City by Design - An Architectural perspective of Charlotte
Panache Partners LLC, 1 Okt 2009 - 208page

Zaha Hadid: The Complete Buildings and Projects Book

 Complete Buildings and Projects Book .Readers will recognize her built work-the Vitra Fire Station near Basel and the IBA Building in Berlin- and will welcome details of her competition entry for Chicago's ITT Building, and her winning design for the Cardiff Opera HouseThe groundbreaking monograph contains Hadid's own striking drawings and paintings, as well as hundreds of sketches, plans, and models. . With generous commentary by the architect and her office, this is a landmark publication.his long awaited first monograph on one of the world's most important architects collects Hadid's entire oeuvre-more than 80 built and unbuilt projects over 20 years- in one significant volume.
With her most recent commission, Cincinnati's Contemporary Arts Center, architect Zaha Hadid becomes the first woman ever to design an American museum. T



Architecture in a climate of change: a guide to sustainable design

Architecture in a climate of change: a guide to sustainable design
 Oleh Peter Frederick Smith
Elsevier/Architectural Press, 2005 - 278 halaman
Revised to incorporate and reflect changes and advances since it was first published the new edition of Architecture in a Climate of Change provides the latest basic principals of sustainability and the future of sustainable technology.

Including new material on wind generation, domestic water conservation, solar thermal electricity as well as international case studies Architecture in a Climate of Change encourages readers to consider new approaches to building making minimum demand on fossil based energy.

1. Offers an insight into the relationship between the
physical and cultural context of architecture
2. Discusses the principles of sustainability and the future of its technology
3. Case studies show the global relevance of the topic


download here Architecture in a Climate Book

Sunday, February 19, 2012

The Green Studio Handbook: Environmental

The Green Studio Handbook: Environmental  Strategies for Schematic Design. For each strategy, the book provides: brief descriptions of principles and  concepts, step-by-step approaches for integrating technologies into the early stages of design, annotated tables and charts  to assist with preliminary design sizing, key issues to be  aware of when implementing a given strategy, and references to the most recent international standards and rating systems, guidelines, and internet resources.With more and more clients and architecture schools  demanding 'green' design, both student and professiona l architects need to get up to speed quickly with the  vast range of techniques in this fast moving area.This  extensive and user-friendly handbook presents practical guidelines for applying environmental strategies during
the schematic design of green buildings. 


The Green Studio Handbook: Environmental 
Strategies for Schematic Design

Architectural Press; 1 edition | December 26, 2006 | 
ISBN-10: 0750680229 | 392 pages

Architecture Yearbook series 12 by BCI

Architecture Yearbook series offers insight into how cityskylines and urban landscapes are set to change by featuringfuture projects in Asia-Pacific. Each yearbook showcases projects that are going to be constructed in the following year, selected from more than 100,000 future projects reported byBCI researchers. 




English | PDF | 198 pages | 79.8MB

Architecture Book Series 11 by BCI


Architecture series 11
 offers insight into how city skylines and urban landscapes are set to change by featuring future projects in Asia-Pacific. Each yearbook showcases projects that are going to be constructed in the following year, selected from more than 100,000 future projects reported by BCI researchers.




English | PDF | 172 pages | 62.8MB 
 

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