The Elements of Modern Architecture: Understanding Contemporary Building | Author: Antony Radford
This ambitious publication, now revised and expanded, dissects fifty-five modern masterpieces through specially commissioned freehand drawings that reveal the principles and details of what makes a building meaningful and enduring. Covering six continents, and ranging from residences to opera houses, influential buildings of the past seven decades are analysed through detailed consideration of their key characteristics - site and surroundings, space and massing, program and circulation, fenestration and use of natural light - to give an insight into how each design works as a cohesive whole. Appealing to architects, students and everyone who appreciates great buildings, The Elements of Modern Architecture is an essential reference and inspiration for generations to come.
220 x 297 x 38.1mm
Lines for Birds : Poems and Paintings | Author: Barry Hill and John Wolseley
Lines for Birds is an explosion of lush images, a rich collaboration between two distinguished artists - painter John Wolseley and poet Barry Hill - both long fascinated by nature's...
How to Build a Bike (in a Weekend) | Author: Alan Anderson
This simple guide walks you through the process of making your own bike - from working out what you need, creating the specifications, sourcing parts, to the enjoyable weekend spent...
Design: Building on Country | Author: Alison Page
Aboriginal design is of a distinctly cultural nature, based in the Dreaming and in ancient practices grounded in Country. It is visible in the aerodynamic boomerang, the ingenious design of...