Practice-related information, exemplary buildings and inspiration in an attractive design and a handy format: with its didactic, user-oriented concept, the Construction and Design Manualseries offers everything architects need for construction project solutions.
Accessible architecture is about much more than wide doorways and low-placed light switches. Accessibility means independent and self-reliant living and mobility for people of all ages and in any situation in life. Enabling this requires a clear awareness of the related concepts and principles that need to be adopted into the planning at an early s
In the last few decades, the "diagram" has evolved into a constitutive, generative medium for the architectural design process and is now an everyday term used in the context of design. The diagram represents an imaginative process that enables architects to transform typologies, figures, and models using analogue and digital design procedures. Thi
Professional architectural photography confronts architects and photographers with challenges, which this volume in the Construction and Design Manualseries deals with in detail. After an introduction to the history and the various areas in which architectural photography is used, the authors, themselves professionals working in the fields of buil
Exploring nursery schools and childcare facilities from an architectural perspective, this publication provides a cultural-historical account of their development, defines design tasks, and formulates quality standards for playing-learning architecture and environments.
Architectural competitions act as a tool for enhancing a design and selecting planning partners. The quality of urban development, high-rise buildings and open spaces is thus sustainably improved. Nevertheless, this planning and awarding tool is repeatedly scrutinised. Twenty-five international projects from 2009 to 2015 presented in this volume s
In recent years, perspective views have swept into the foreground in the field of landscape architecture. They have become the showpiece of any new design project, frequently overshadowing the plan as the principal graphic mediator of ideas. This manual examines the history of these multifaceted images, their power to shape our expectations and thi