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Cradle to Cradle

9780099535478
Braungart, Michael
Drawing on their experience in redesigning everything from carpeting to corporate campuses, McDonough and Braungart make an exciting and viable case for putting eco-effectiveness into practice, and show how anyone involved in making anything can begin to do so as well.
¥2,026
excluding shipping

The Image of the City

9780262620017
Lynch, Kevin
The classic work on the evaluation of city form.
¥5,679
excluding shipping

In Praise of Shadows

9780099283577
Tanizaki, Junichiro
This is an enchanting essay on aesthetics by one of the greatest Japanese novelists. Tanizaki's eye ranges over architecture, jade, food, toilets, and combines an acute sense of the use of space in buildings, as well as perfect descriptions of lacquerware under candlelight and women in the darkness of the house of pleasure.
¥1,620
excluding shipping

101 Things I Learned in Architecture School

9780262062664
Frederick, M
Concise lessons in design, drawing, the creative process, and presentation, from the basics of "How to Draw a Line" to the complexities of color theory.
¥3,446
excluding shipping

Architectural Styles: A Visual Guide

9780500343647
Fletcher M
Every major architectural style in history, brilliantly rendered in specially commissioned drawings
¥4,054
excluding shipping

The Art of Japanese Joinery

9780834815162
Seike, Kiyoshi
¥5,070
excluding shipping

Introduction to Architectural Technology Third Edition

9781786276810
McLean, William
Understanding the relationship between design and technology is critical to the understanding of architecture
¥7,099
excluding shipping

Thinking Architecture: Third, expanded edition

9783034605854
Zumthor, Peter
In order to design a building with a sensuous connection to life, one must think in a way that goes far beyond form and construction. In these essays, Peter Zumthor expresses his motivation in designing buildings, which speak to our emotions and understanding in so many ways, and possess a powerful and unmistakable presence and personality.
¥6,186
excluding shipping

Why Materials Matter: Responsible Design for a Better World

9783791384719
Solanki, Seetal
This visually stunning investigation of natural and man-made materials will change the way you look at the world around you, while offering hope for the future of our planet.
¥9,127
excluding shipping

Understanding Architecture: An Introduction to Architecture and Architectural History

9780415320597
Conway, Hazel
A comprehenisive introduction to architecture and architectural history. This new addition brings in the new emphasis on sustainability, urbanism, urban regeneration, and cultural identity, in order to take a holistic approach to the subject of architecture.
¥9,125
excluding shipping

Ways of Seeing

9780141035796
Berger, John
Seeing comes before words. The child looks and recognizes before it can speak. But, there is also another sense in which seeing comes before words. It is seeing which establishes our place in the surrounding world. The relation between what we see and what we know is never settled. This is a book on art in various languages.
¥2,026
excluding shipping

The Craftsman

9780141022093
Sennett, Richard
Most of us have to work. But is work just a means to an end? In trying to make a living, have we lost touch with the idea of making things well? This book offers an exploration of craftsmanship - the desire to do a job well for its own sake - as a template for living.
¥2,229
excluding shipping

Experiencing Architecture

9780262680028
Rasmussen, Steen Eiler
A classic examination of superb design through the centuries.
¥6,693
excluding shipping

The Thinking Hand: Existential and Embodied Wisdom in Architecture

9780470779293
Pallasmaa, Juhan: Architecture Design AD
In this book Pallasmaa progresses his case for a multi-sensory approach to architecture, espoused in The Eyes of the Skin, by taking a wider view of the role of embodiment in human existential reactions, experiences and expressions as well as the processes of making and thinking.
¥6,886
excluding shipping

Architecture Matters

9780500519080
Betsky, Aaron
Architecture matters. To our cities, to our planet, to our personal lives. How we design and what we build has an impact that usually lasts for generations. This book focuses on the mechanisms, politics and personalities that play a role in how buildings in our societies and urban centres come to be.
¥2,026
excluding shipping

Herman Hertzberger - Lessons for Students in Architecture

9789462083196
Herman Hertzberger
¥7,900
excluding shipping

Sun, Wind, and Light: Architectural Design Strategies

9780470945780
DeKay M & Brown, G.Z
This fully updated Third Edition covers principles of designing buildings that use the sun for heating, wind for cooling, and daylight for natural lighting. Using hundreds of illustrations, this book offers practical strategies that give the designer the tools they need to make energy efficient buildings.
¥16,621
excluding shipping

The Architecture Portfolio Guidebook: The Essentials You Need to Succeed

9780415787048
Hui, Vincent
The Architecture Portfolio Guidebook shows you how to make portfolios for both academic and professional needs to provide reviewers exactly what they're looking for. In school, architecture curricula nurtures the knowledge and skills to develop design work to varying levels of presentation.
¥7,705
excluding shipping

Structures: Or Why Things Don't Fall Down

9780140136289
Gordon, J.E.
Presents the secrets of materials science. This book explains the importance and properties of different structures.
¥2,635
excluding shipping

About Looking

9780747599579
Berger, John
The follow-up to the seminal Ways of Seeing, one of the most influential books on art
¥3,040
excluding shipping
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