100 Details in Architecture

Phantasmatic Indochina: French Colonial Ideology in Architecture, Film, and Literature

Panivong Norindr, "Phantasmatic Indochina: French Colonial Ideology in Architecture, Film, and Literature"
English | 1997 | ISBN: 0822317788 | PDF | pages: 217 | 13.3 mb

The Oxford Conference: A Re-evaluation of Education in Architecture  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by MoneyRich at Nov. 10, 2016
The Oxford Conference: A Re-evaluation of Education in Architecture

The Oxford Conference: A Re-evaluation of Education in Architecture by S. Roaf
English | 17 July 2008 | ISBN: 1845642066 | 480 Pages | PDF | 6 MB

50 years after the 1st Oxford Conference on Architectural Education, the 2008 Conference brought together over 500 people from 42 countries to share best practice, discuss how, when, where and why we teach architecture now and in the future.

Tracing Modernity: Manifestations of the Modern in Architecture and the City (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by MoneyRich at Oct. 17, 2016
Tracing Modernity: Manifestations of the Modern in Architecture and the City (repost)

Tracing Modernity: Manifestations of the Modern in Architecture and the City by Mari Hvattum
English | 27 May 2004 | ISBN: 0415305128 | 360 Pages | PDF | 10 MB

The aim of this anthology is to trace the modern project through its multifarious manifestations in order to understand contemporary culture in a deeper sense than facile discussions of modernism and postmodernism often great. Drawing on architectural and urban history as well as philosophy and sociology, the chapters outline the complex and conflicting roots of modernity by tracing its manifestations in architecture and the city.

What People Want: Populism in Architecture and Design (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by MoneyRich at Oct. 6, 2016
What People Want: Populism in Architecture and Design (repost)

What People Want: Populism in Architecture and Design by Michael Shamiyeh
English | 11 Mar. 2005 | ISBN: 3764372761 | 395 Pages | PDF | 488 MB

In today's society architects are subject to the dictates of the free market, the global trend towards privatization and the gradual dismantlement of state institutions and authorities. The pressure to alter their projects to conform to market and popular taste is increasing.

BBC - Dan Cruickshank's Adventures in Architecture (2008)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Aug. 25, 2016
BBC - Dan Cruickshank's Adventures in Architecture (2008)

BBC - Dan Cruickshank's Adventures in Architecture (2008)
BDRip | 1920x1080 | .MP4/AVC @ 2934 Kbps | 8x~50min | 11.1 GiB
Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Dan Cruickshank travels across the world, celebrating different types of architecture and showing how our buildings reveal our aspirations, our ingenuity and our beliefs. In each programme, buildings from all over the world are dramatically juxtaposed, revealing unexpected connections between very different types of architecture.
The Innovative Use of Materials in Architecture and Landscape Architecture: History, Theory and Performance

The Innovative Use of Materials in Architecture and Landscape Architecture: History, Theory and Performance by Caren Yglesias
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0786470801 | 216 pages | PDF | 28,5 MB
The Great Structures in Architecture : From Antiquity to Baroque (Advances in Architecture) (Repost)

The Great Structures in Architecture : From Antiquity to Baroque (Advances in Architecture)
Publisher: WIT Press | 2006 | ISBN: 184564039X | 272 pages | PDF | 36,5 MB

Review
Starting in antiquity and finishing in the Baroque, this book provides a complete analysis of significant works of architecture from a structural viewpoint.
Biomimetics in Architecture: Architecture of Life and Buildings (repost)

Biomimetics in Architecture: Architecture of Life and Buildings by Petra Gruber
English | 28 Dec. 2010 | ISBN: 3709103312 | 280 Pages | PDF | 29 MB

The purpose of investigating the overlaps between architecture and biology is neither to draw borders or make further distinctions nor to declare architecture alive, but to clarify what is currently happening in the blurred fields, and to investigate the emerging discipline of „biomimetics in architecture" [Architekturbionik]. An overview of the present state of research in the relatively young scientific field of biomimetics shows the potential of the approach.
New Forms: Architecture in the 1990's: Last 10 Years in Architecture (repost)

New Forms: Architecture in the 1990's: Last 10 Years in Architecture by Philip Jodidio
English | 28 Mar. 1997 | ISBN: 3822885797 | 240 Pages | PDF/CBR | 66 MB/61 MB

This illustrated volume presents an interpretation of contemporary architecture, featuring some of the most impressive constructions of the 1990s. The interplay between architecture and art is featured, as well as the increasing influence of economic, environmental and technological change.
Building from Waste: Recovered Materials in Architecture and Construction

Dirk E. Hebel, Marta H. Wisniewska, Felix Heisel, "Building from Waste: Recovered Materials in Architecture and Construction"
ISBN: 3038215848 | 2014 | PDF | 200 pages | 22 MB