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A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction
A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction
by Christopher Alexander and Sara Ishikawa and Murray Silverstein
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Although I am not an architect, I keep this book on my bedside table at all times, so that I can pick it up and read about how the world should be, according to Christopher Alexander. The world is made of "patterns" that work organically. These patterns... (read more)

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FreeHand Sketching: An Introduction
FreeHand Sketching: An Introduction
by Paul Laseau
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From basic skills to sketch construction using grids, frames, and shapes to the creation of tone, texture, color, and detail, and experimentation with digital rendering, Freehand Sketching helps you build your drawing skill and confidence through mastery... (read more)

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Landscape Graphics Rev Edition Plan Section &
Landscape Graphics Rev Edition Plan Section &
by Grant W Reid
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 207) and index.... (read more)

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A Visual Dictionary of Architecture
A Visual Dictionary of Architecture
by Francis D K Ching
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This book defines over 5,000 terms relating to architectural design, history, and technology. It is the only dictionary that provides concise, accurate definitions illustrated with finely detailed, hand-rendered drawings, each executed in Mr. Ching's... (read more)

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Interior Graphic and Design Standards
Interior Graphic and Design Standards
by S C Reznikoff
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This book, the most comprehensive and basic working tool available to the design professional, encompasses every area of expertise required in the practice of contemporary interior design. Architects, interior designers, drafters, specifiers, and... (read more)

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Getting to Know Arcgis Desktop (Getting to Know)
Getting to Know Arcgis Desktop (Getting to Know)
by Tim Ormsby
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Updated for ArcGIS Desktop 10, GIS Tutorial 1: Basic Workbook provides effective GIS training in an easy-to-follow, step-by-step format. By combining ArcGIS tutorials with self-study exercises intended to gradually build upon basic skills, the GIS... (read more)

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Programming for Design: From Theory to Practice
Programming for Design: From Theory to Practice
by Edith Cherry
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Informationssammlung, Datenanalyse und Entwicklung eines Konzepts - das sind die wesentlichen Teilschritte der Definition eines architektonischen Problems, ob es sich nun um den Neubau eines Wohnhauses oder die Renovierung eines Bürogebäudes... (read more)

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Principles of Two-Dimensional Design
Principles of Two-Dimensional Design
by Wucius Wong
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Understanding the elements of two-dimensional design and the infinite options available in organizing choices made are at the core of this book. Wong surveys all concepts of forms and structures, covering most situations in two-dimensional composition... (read more)

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Measure of Man & Woman Rev Edition
Measure of Man & Woman Rev Edition
by Alvin R Tilley
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Human factors research impacts everything from the height of kitchen counters to the placement of automobile pedals to a book's type size. And in this updated and expanded version of the original landmark work, you'll find the research information... (read more)

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Rsmeans #96: Solar Energy: Technologies and Project Delivery for Buildings
Rsmeans #96: Solar Energy: Technologies and Project Delivery for Buildings
by Andy Walker, Ph.d.
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An authoritative reference, complete with applications, operating principles, and simple tools for construction, engineering, and design professionals Solar Energy: Technologies and Project Delivery for Buildings enables mainstream MEP engineering... (read more)

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Patterns of Home: The Ten Essentials of Enduring Design
Patterns of Home: The Ten Essentials of Enduring Design
by Max Jacobson
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The key to creating a house that is memorable, satisfying, and enduring is to apply a group of design concepts--or patterns--that focus on the experience of being in a home. In this groundbreaking work, internationally respected architects Max Jacobson... (read more)

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Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors: Basic Skills
Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors: Basic Skills
by Rosemary Kilmer
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Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors Architecture/Interior Design "Well thought out and addresses almost all of the major topics that interior designers need. I was elated with its comprehensiveness." -Martin Zelnik As interior designers... (read more)

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Twenty Buildings Every Architect Should Understand. Simon Unwin
Twenty Buildings Every Architect Should Understand. Simon Unwin
by Simon Unwin
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Have you ever wondered how the ideas behind the world 's greatest architectural designs came about? What process does an architect go through to design buildings which become world-renowned for their excellence? This book reveals the secrets behind these... (read more)

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Victorian Domestic Architectural Plans and Details: 734 Scale Drawings of Doorways, Windows, Staircases, Moldings, Cornices, and Other Elements
Victorian Domestic Architectural Plans and Details: 734 Scale Drawings of Doorways, Windows, Staircases, Moldings, Cornices, and Other Elements
by William T Comstock
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Rare treasury of floor plans, elevations, perspective drawings for houses and cottages in Queen Anne, Eastlake, Elizabethan, Colonial, other styles. Large engraved plates also contain scaled drawings of nearly 700 architectural details. Invaluable... (read more)

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Color Drawing: Design Drawing Skills and Techniques for Architects, Landscape Architects, and Interior Designers
Color Drawing: Design Drawing Skills and Techniques for Architects, Landscape Architects, and Interior Designers
by Michael E Doyle
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The Third Edition of Michael Doyle's classic Color Drawingremains the ultimate up-to-date resource for professionals and students who need to develop and communicate design ideas with  clear, attractive, impressive color drawings. Update with over... (read more)

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Bauhaus 1919-1933
Bauhaus 1919-1933
by Magdalena Droste
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Best of Bauhaus: An in-depth study of the seminal movement in art and architecture   The Bauhaus Archiv/Museum of Design in Berlin holds the most important collection on the Bauhaus today. Documents, workshop products from all areas of design,... (read more)

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Underground Homes
Underground Homes
by Louis Wampler
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Planning, construction, and habitation of subterranean lodging. Illustrations and diagrams.... (read more)

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Planet Led: A New Spectral Paradigm
Planet Led: A New Spectral Paradigm
by Ian Cowling
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Planet LED seeks to educate and shed light on the countless possibilities that LED technology and designs offers for commercial and creative lighting solutions. The book explores the inspiration and purpose of players in this niche industry, drawing... (read more)

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A Timeless Way of Building
A Timeless Way of Building
by Christopher Alexander
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The theory of architecture implicit in our world today, Christopher Alexander believs, is bankrupt. More and more people are aware that something is deeply wrong. Yet the power of present-day ideas is so great that many feel uncomfortable, even afraid... (read more)

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Frank Lloyd Wright Designs: The Sketches, Plans, and Drawings
Frank Lloyd Wright Designs: The Sketches, Plans, and Drawings
by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer
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The first major presentation in decades of the visionary drawings of the artist-architect and master designer. Frank Lloyd Wright was an architect of vast and unprecedented vision, whose work is not only still admired by the critics and carefully studied... (read more)

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