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Furniture by Architects surveys the twentieth-century tradition of innovative furniture design by architects, which stems into the present as architects continue to design movable furnishings for their buildings, creating aesthetically unified environments. The book poses such questions as: do architects design differently to product designers? Do they exhibit any consistent aesthetic preferences? Is there something typically architectural in their... more...

Best of Detail: Glass combines highlights from DETAIL and DETAILgreen on the topic of 'Glass, Transparency and Translucence'. Starting with fundamental questions, the book offers a theoretical basis, details on many practically implemented projects, and plenty of inspiration and examples of successful structural solutions.

Whether you’re looking for more usable outdoor space or you want to create more curb appeal to add value to your home, Decks, Patios, and Porches is exactly the resource you need. An easy-to-read guide that can save you thousands of dollars and prevent big, expensive mistakes, this book arms you with everything you need to know about hiring pros as well as designing and planning for a deck, patio or porch. Readers will learn about screening and... more...

One of the nation’s chief architecture critics reveals how the environments we build profoundly shape our feelings, memories, and well-being, and argues that we must harness this knowledge to construct a world better suited to human experience. Taking us on a fascinating journey through some of the world’s best and worst landscapes, buildings, and cityscapes, Sarah Williams Goldhagen draws from recent research in cognitive... more...

From the nation's top college for interior design comes a definitive design school in a book and a fabulous reference for decorating the home.   In the past decade, New York School of Interior Design, which was founded in 1916, has drawn a large crossover audience of passionate decorating enthusiasts and hobbyists--many of them private homeowners who know that thinking like a professional is the surest way to achieve a... more...


Are you ready for the Cob Cottage? This is a building method so old and so simple that it has been all but forgotten in the rush to synthetics. A cob cottage,cobb, however, might be the ultimate expression of ecological design, a structure so attuned to its surroundings that its creators refer to it as "an ecstatic house." The authors build a house the way others create a natural garden. They use the oldest, most available materials... more...

Autodesk Fusion 360: A Power Guide for Beginners and Intermediate Users textbook has been designed for instructor-led courses as well as for self-paced learning. It is intended to help engineers and designers interested in learning Fusion 360 for creating 3D mechanical designs. This textbook is a great help for new Fusion 360 users and a great teaching aid in a classroom setting. This textbook consists of 14 chapters, total 720 pages covering major... more...

A step-by-step tutorial on Autodesk Inventor basics Autodesk Inventor is used by design professionals for 3D modeling, generating 2D drawings, finite element analysis, mold design, and other purposes. This tutorial is aimed at novice users of Inventor and gives you all the basic information you need so you can get the essential skills to work in Autodesk Inventor immediately. This book will get you started with basics of part... more...

Introduction to Structures - the lead book in the Architect’s Guidebook to Structures series - presents structures in simple, accessible fashion through beautiful illustrations, worked examples, and from the perspective of practicing professionals with a combined experience of over 75 years. It introduces the student to, and reminds the practitioner of, fundamental structural design principles. Beginning by introducing structural... more...

Build a Solid Foundation in Masonry Essentials Focusing on brick and concrete block masonry, Masonry Design and Detailing, Sixth Edition is fully up to date with current MSJC codes and the latest LEED and sustainable materials and practices. Information on moisture and air management, adhered stone masonry veneer, and forensic investigations has been added. Featuring comprehensive coverage of the most popular and widely used brick... more...