Innovation in building design and construction depends on innovative strategies being developed by teachers and practitioners, made available to students and then professionally adopted. This title examines the strategies to manage effectively a growing number of students and a changing student profile in the built environment sector.
Over the years, digital tools have radically transformed the design, practice and construction of architecture. But behind the superslick, photorealist renderings of projects that are never built is an entire body of design research that informs innovations in design and construction. This book examines the various areas of architectural design.
Documents the building of New York's landmark bridge and the extraordinary family behind this legendary feat of engineering. This book presents the design, step-by-step construction, multiple setbacks and ultimate completion of the bridge, supported by diagrams and dramatic illustrations. It is illustrated with detailed colour artwork.
Buildings Reimagined provides an in-depth analysis of a selection of thirty contemporary renovations and adaptations of older buildings, focusing on what to look out for with the design transformation, and useful, practical approaches for each scenario.