Author : Richard Roth
Genre : Education
Publisher : Cengage Learning
ISBN : 9781133710592
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DESIGN BASICS:3D presents three-dimensional design concepts in full two- to four-page spreads, making the text practical and easy for students to refer to while they work. This modular format gives instructors the utmost flexibility in organizing the course. Filled with examples from nature, art, and popular culture, this clear and easy-to-use book demystifies the design process as it illustrates the elements of exceptional 3D design. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Author : Mark Karlen
Genre : Architecture
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 9781118039786
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Lighting is a basic, yet difficult-to-master, element of interior design, and Lighting Design Basics provides the information you need in a concise, highly visual format. Two leading designers, both with decades of experience, offer straightforward coverage of concepts and techniques, and present realistic goals you can use as guides to creating simple, typical lighting designs and when collaborating with professional designers on more complex projects. Design scenarios for more than twenty different spaces illustrate real-world case studies for illuminating residential and commercial spaces, from kitchens to doctors' offices. Each scenario includes an in-depth rationale for the proposed solution, insightful lighting distribution diagrams, floor plans, and details for lighting installation and construction. In addition, exercises allow you to develop lighting design skills in preparation for working on actual projects, as well as the NCIDQ and NCARB exams. Packed with informative illustrations, Lighting Design Basics is an invaluable resource for students, as well as interior designers and architects studying for professional licensing exams.

Author : Stephen Pentak
Genre : Art
Publisher : Cengage Learning
ISBN : 9780357898413
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DESIGN BASICS, the market-leading text for the two-dimensional design course, now covers 3D design! DESIGN BASICS: 2D and 3D presents art fundamentals in two- to four-page spreads, making the text practical and easy for students to refer to while they work. This modular format gives instructors the utmost flexibility in organizing the course. Visual examples from many periods, peoples, and cultures are provided for all elements and principles of design. Icons throughout the book prompt students to access CourseMate (available separately), which provides studio art demonstrations, interactive exercises that help students explore the foundations of art, and an interactive eBook. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Author : Gavin Ambrose
Genre : Graphic arts
Publisher : AVA Publishing
ISBN : 2884790640
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An introduction to the process of generating creative ideas and concepts, this book identifies methods used by designers to start the process that eventually leads to a finished piece of work. "Basics Design" offers a useable approach to design as a problem-solving activity.

Author : Sharon B. Jaffe
Genre : Architecture
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 9781119443735
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An accessible, climate-diverse guide that transforms readers from sustainable design novices to whole-solution problem solvers. Sustainable Design Basics is a student-friendly introduction to a holistic and integral view of sustainable design. Comprehensive in scope, this textbook presents basic technical information, sustainability strategies, and a practical, step-by-step approach for sustainable building projects. Clear and relatable chapters illustrate how to identify the factors that reduce energy use, solve specific sustainable design problems, develop holistic design solutions, and address the social and cultural aspects of sustainable design. Requiring no prior knowledge of the subject, the text’s easy-to-follow methodology leads readers through the fundamental sustainable design principles for the built environment. Sustainably-constructed and maintained buildings protect the health and improve the productivity of their occupants, as well as help to restore the global ecosystem. The authors, leading practitioners and educators in sustainable design, have created a resource that provides a solid introduction to broad level sustainability thinking that students can take forward into their professional practice. Topics include space planning for sustainable design, integrative and collaborative design, standards and rating systems, real-world strategies to conserve energy and resources through leveraging renewable natural resources and innovative construction techniques and their impact on our environment. Usable and useful both in and beyond the classroom, this book: Covers building location strategies, building envelopes and structures, integration of passive and active systems, green materials, and project presentation Examines cultural factors, social equity, ecological systems, and aesthetics Provides diverse student exercises that vary by climate, geography, setting, perspective, and typology Features a companion website containing videos for each sustainable strategy, matrices, templates, Sketch-Up and AutoCAD files, PowerPoint slides, and extensive instructor resources Sustainable Design Basics is an important resource aimed at undergraduate architecture and interior design students, or first-year graduate students, as well as design professionals wishing to integrate sustainable design knowledge and techniques into their practice.

Author : Bert Bielefeld
Genre : Architecture
Publisher : Birkhäuser
ISBN : 9783035612929
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Successful project management of construction projects is largely dependant on the confident handling of construction costs and schedules. For contractors, the ability to reliably plan costs is an essential quality feature of a good architect, and hence one of the most important basics of project preparation. Cost estimation is also vital in preparing project budgets, and it particularly requires an efficient methodology that can immediately reveal possible planning-related cost overruns. Central key concepts such as cost variables or life-cycle costs, costing methods, and cost control methods form an essential repertoire for all practicing architects. BasicsBudgeting explains cost planning processes during the planning and construction phase step-by-step and on a practical level, and describes in a clear and structured manner how to estimate and evaluate cost impacts and risks. Supported by practical tips, examples, and illustrations, the inexperienced planner learns the tools of the trade in order to enter the field of budget management informed and in step with actual practice

Author : Stephen Pentak
Genre : Art
Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN : 0534613896
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A guide to color theory and application for the beginning student, COLOR BASICS provides a versatile reference for art students. With a modular, two-page spread format, COLOR BASICS uses strong visual examples from art and design and the natural world.

Author : Bert Bielefeld
Genre : Architecture
Publisher : Birkhäuser
ISBN : 9783035619362
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Fire safety is an important part of building design. It consists of measures to prevent fires from starting, to facilitate the rescue of individuals in a burning building, and to help firefighters contain a blaze. The book explains the general concepts and fundamental issues of fire safety in building design beyond the particulars of local building regulations.

Author : Bert Bielefeld
Genre : Architecture
Publisher : Birkhäuser
ISBN : 9783035615814
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Once the design has been completed, the architects prepare the tender documents for the contractors, and provide support during the tender procedure. For the purpose of commissioning various building works it is necessary to set up building contracts which contain standard content as well as very individual provisions. The building contract and its extensive drawings and specifications are the basis for the building work; they must be understood by the supervising architect and implemented to create the building. The complexity and diversity of building contracts is increased by the fact that there is hardly a building contract that does not have to be modified after it has been signed. Basics Building Contract offers the typical structures and explanations, as well as the tools for creating project-specific contracts and understanding the inherent complexity.

Author : Ludwig Steiger
Genre : Architecture
Publisher : Birkhäuser
ISBN : 9783035621273
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Timber is one of the most elementary and oldest building materials used by mankind, and has still not lost any of its attractiveness and topicality. In many cultural spheres and climate zones, the primary construction methods of domestic architecture include both masonry construction and timber construction. However, this living, lightweight, and easy-to-work material has specific characteristics that impact on the way it is used in construction in different ways compared to other building materials. In order to develop high-quality designs that suit the material, architects need to be familiar with the specific characteristics of this building material and with the rules governing timber construction. The new edition of the successful Basics Timber Construction volume lists the most common solid timber construction systems, including that using solid timber wall elements, as well as the rules, applications, and the relevant details.