Analysing Architecture
  • Author : Simon Unwin
  • Release Date : 01 March 2013
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Genre : Architecture
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 13 : 9781134399673

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Book Description: Analysing Architecture offers a unique 'notebook' of architectural strategies to present an engaging introduction to elements and concepts in architectural design. Beautifully illustrated throughout with the author's original drawings.

Analysing Architecture

Analysing Architecture

Author : Simon Unwin
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Architecture
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Analysing Architecture offers a unique 'notebook' of architectural strategies to present an engaging introduction to elements and concepts in architectural design. Beautifully illustrated throughout with the author's original drawings....

Analysing Architecture

Analysing Architecture

Author : Simon Unwin
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Architecture
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Now in its fifth edition, Analysing Architecture has become internationally established as the best introduction to architecture. Aimed primarily at those studying architecture, it offers a clear and accessible insight into the workings of this rich and fascinating subject. With copious illustrations from his own notebooks, the author dissects examples ...

Analysing Architecture

Analysing Architecture

Author : Simon Unwin
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : ARCHITECTURE
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Now in its fourth edition, Analysing Architecture has become internationally established as the best introduction to architecture. Aimed primarily at those wishing to become professional architects, it also offers those in disciplines related to architecture (from archaeology to stage design, garden design to installation art), a clear and accessible insight ...

Twenty Buildings Every Architect Should Understand

Twenty Buildings Every Architect Should Understand

Author : Simon Unwin
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Architecture
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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 buildings. He asks you to ‘read’ the building and understand its ...

Analysing Architecture

Analysing Architecture

Author : Simon Unwin
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Architecture
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Now in its fourth edition, Analysing Architecture has become internationally established as the best introduction to architecture. Aimed primarily at those wishing to become professional architects, it also offers those in disciplines related to architecture (from archaeology to stage design, garden design to installation art), a clear and accessible insight ...

Exercises in Architecture

Exercises in Architecture

Author : Simon Unwin
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Architecture
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Architecture is a doing word. You can learn a great deal about the workings of architecture through analysing examples but a fuller understanding of its powers and potential comes through practice, by trying to do it... This book offers student architects a series of exercises that will develop their capacity ...

Metaphor

Metaphor

Author : Simon Unwin
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Architecture
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Each of these Analysing Architecture Notebooks is devoted to a particular theme in understanding the rich and varied workings of architecture. They can be thought of as addenda to the foundation volume Analysing Architecture, which first appeared in 1997 and has subsequently been enlarged in three further editions. Examining these extra ...

An Architecture Notebook

An Architecture Notebook

Author : Simon Unwin
Publisher : Psychology Press
Genre : Architecture
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A companion volume to the author's successful text, Analysing Architecture, this book follows the same approach and format to explore conceptual themes in architecture further....

Drawn to Design

Drawn to Design

Author : Eric J. Jenkins
Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
Genre : Architecture
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The book is a guide for students and teachers to understand the need for, the role of and the methods and techniques of freehand analytical sketching in architecture. The presentation focuses on drawing as an approach to and phase of architectural design. The conceptual goal of this approach is to ...

The Fractal Dimension of Architecture

The Fractal Dimension of Architecture

Author : Michael J. Ostwald,Josephine Vaughan
Publisher : Birkhäuser
Genre : Mathematics
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Fractal analysis is a method for measuring, analysing and comparing the formal or geometric properties of complex objects. In this book it is used to investigate eighty-five buildings that have been designed by some of the twentieth-century’s most respected and celebrated architects. Including designs by Le Corbusier, Eileen Gray, ...

Shadow

Shadow

Author : Simon Unwin
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Architecture
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Each of these Analysing Architecture Notebooks is devoted to a particular theme in understanding the rich and varied workings of architecture. They can be thought of as addenda to the foundation volume Analysing Architecture, which first appeared in 1997 and has subsequently been enlarged in three further editions. Examining these extra ...

A Pattern Language

A Pattern Language

Author : Christopher Alexander
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : Architecture
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You can use this book to design a house for yourself with your family; you can use it to work with your neighbors to improve your town and neighborhood; you can use it to design an office, or a workshop, or a public building. And you can use it to ...

Digital Analysis of Vaults in English Medieval Architecture

Digital Analysis of Vaults in English Medieval Architecture

Author : Alexandrina Buchanan,James Hillson,Nicholas Webb
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Architecture
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Medieval churches are one of the most remarkable creative and technical achievements in architectural history. The complex vaults spanning their vast interiors have fascinated both visitors and worshippers alike for over 900 years, prompting many to ask: ‘How did they do that?’ Yet very few original texts or drawings survive to ...

The Language of Architecture

The Language of Architecture

Author : Andrea Simitch,Val Warke
Publisher : Rockport Publishers
Genre : Architecture
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DIVLearning a new discipline is similar to learning a new language; in order to master the foundation of architecture, you must first master the basic building blocks of its language – the definitions, function, and usage. Language of Architecture provides students and professional architects with the basic elements of architectural design, ...

The Architecture of Neoliberalism

The Architecture of Neoliberalism

Author : Douglas Spencer
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Genre : Architecture
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The Architecture of Neoliberalism pursues an uncompromising critique of the neoliberal turn in contemporary architecture. This book reveals how a self-styled parametric and post-critical architecture serves mechanisms of control and compliance while promoting itself, at the same time, as progressive. Spencer's incisive analysis of the architecture and writings of figures ...