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Architecture: 48-305: Architecture Design Studio: Comprehensive: Guide



Some of the books are available in MMCH for the 48-305 studio during the spring 2020 semester.

  • Allen, Edward. Architectural Detailing: Function Constructibility Aesthetics. 2nd edition. New York: Wiley, 2016.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-4 NA2840 .A38 2016 [MMCH]

  • Allen, Edward. Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods. 6th edition. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2014.

  • Allen, Edward. The Architect's Studio Companion: Rules of Thumb for Preliminary Design. 5th edition. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2012.

  • Ambrose, James. Building Construction: Enclosure Systems. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1990.
    Offsite Repository BY-REQUEST TH145 .A59 1990

  • Berger, Horst. Light Structures, Structures of Light: The Art and Engineering of Tensile Architecture. Boston: Birkhäuser, 1996.
    HUNT STACKS-4 TA663 .B47 1996

  • Beukers, Adriaan and E. van Hinte. Lightness: The Inevitable Renaissance of Minimum Energy Structures. Rotterdam: 010 publishers, 1999.
    HUNT STACKS-4 TA663 .B48 1999

  • Billington, David P. The Tower and the Bridge: The New Art of Structural Engineering. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1985 
    Offsite Repository BY-REQUEST TA636 .B54 1985
  • Birkmire, William Harvey. Skeleton Construction in Buildings. New York: Arno Press, 1972.
    HUNT STACKS-4 TH1611 .B58 1972
  • Blanca, Oscar Tusquets et al. Staircases: The Architecture of Ascent. New York: Vendome Press, 2013.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-4 NA3060 .E83613 2013

  • Brand, Ronald. Architectural Details for Insulated Buildings. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1990.
    Engineering & Science STACKS TH1715 .B66 1990 [MMCH]

  • Brookes, Alan J. & Chris Grech. Connections: Studies in Building Assembly. Boston: Butterworth Architecture, 1992.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-4 TH2025 .B763 1992 [MMCH]
  • Brookes, Alan J. & Chris Grech. The Building Envelope: Applications of New Technology Cladding.  Boston: Butterworth Architecture, 1990.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-4 TH2238 .B75 1990 [MMCH]
  • Brookes, Alan. Cladding of Buildings. 4th edition. New York: Taylor & Francis, 2008.
    HUNT STACKS-3 TH2238 .B76 2008 [MMCH]
  • Capeluto, Guedi,, and Carlos Ernesto Ochoa. Intelligent Envelopes for High Performance Buildings: Design and Strategy. Cham: Springer, 2017.

  • Carpenter, William J. Learning by Building: Design and Construction in Architectural Education. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1997.
    HUNT STACKS-4 NA2005 .C37 1997

  • Charlson, Andrew. Structure as Architecture: A Source Book for Architects and Structural Engineers. 2nd edition. New York: Routledge, 2015.

  • Ching, Francis. Building Construction Illustrated. 5th edition. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2014.
    HUNT FA-REF-4 TH146 .C52 2014 

  • Crawford, Matthew B. Shop Class As Soulcraft: An Inquiry Into the Value of Work. New York: Penguin Press, 2009.
    HUNT STACKS-2 HD4824 .C72 2009

  • Evans, Brent., and Chipman-Evans, Carolyn. The Nature Center Book : How to Create and Nurture a Nature Center in Your Community. [2nd ed.]. Fort Collins, CO: National Association for Interpretation, 2004.
    HUNT STACKS-3 QH75 .E835 2004 [MMCH]

  • Ford, Edward R. The Details of Modern Architecture. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1990.
    HUNT FA-REF-4/OVRSZQ-4 NA2840 .F67 1990 VOL. 1

  • Ford, Edward R. The Details of Modern Architecture, 1928-1988. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1996.
    HUNT FA-REF-4 NA2840 .F67 1996 VOL. 2

  • Frampton, Kenneth. Studies in Tectonic Culture: The Poetics of Construction in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Architecture Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1995; 2001.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-4 NA642 .F72 1995; NA642 .F72 2001

  • Goodhew, Steve. Sustainable Construction Processes: A Resource Text. Chichester, UK; Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2016.

  • Gross, Michael (Michael P.) et al. Interpretive Centers : the History, Design, and Development of Nature and Visitor Centers. Stevens Point, WI: UW-SP Foundation Press, 2002.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-3 QH76 G758 2002 [MMCH]

  • Guise, David. Design and Technology in Architecture. New York: Wiley, 1985.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-4 TA658 .G85 1985 [MMCH]
  • Gutdeutsch, Götz. Building in Wood: Construction and Details. Boston: Birkhäuser, 1996.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-4 NA4110 .G8813 1996

  • Harris, Cyril M., ed. Dictionary of Architecture & Construction, 4th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2006.

  • Harris, James B. and Kevin Pui-K Li. Masted Structures In Architecture. Boston: Butterworth Architecture, 1996.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-4 TA660 .C3 H37 1996

  • Hauke, Bernhard, et al. Sustainable Steel Buildings: A Practical Guide for Structures and Envelopes. Chichester, UK; Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2016.

  • Hegger, Manfred. Construction Materials Manual. Basel: Birkhäuser, 2006.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-3 TA402 .5.G3 C66 2006 [MMCH]

  • Herzog, Thomas et al.  Facade Construction Manual. Basel: Birkhäuser, 2004.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-3 TH2235 .H475 2004  

  • Herzog, Thomas et al.  Timber Construction Manual.  Basel: Birkhäuser, 2004.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-3 TA666 .T472 2004

  • Jeska, Simone, Khaled Saleh Pascha, and Rainer Hascher. Emergent Timber Technologies: Materials, Structures, Engineering, Projects. Basel, Switzerland ; Boston: Birkhäuser, 2015.

  • Jones, Peter. Ove Arup: Masterbuilder of the Twentieth Century. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006.
    HUNT STACKS-4 NA997 .A84 J56 2006

  • Keeler, Marian. Fundamentals of Integrated Design for Sustainable Building. 2nd edition. Hoboken: Wiley, 2016.

  • Khouli, Sebastian El, Viola John, and Martin Zeumer. Sustainable Construction Techniques: From Structural Design to Material Selection: Assessing and Improving the Environmental Impact of Buildings. München: Architektur-Dokumentation GmbH & Co., KG, 2015.

  • Kieran, Stephen, James Timberlake. Cellophane House: KieranTimberlake. Philadelphia: KieranTimberlake, 2011.
    HUNT STACKS-4 NA737 .K49 C45 2011
  • Kieran, Stephen and James Timberlake.  Refabricating Architecture: How Manufacturing Methodologies are Poised to Transform Building Construction. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2004.
    HUNT STACKS-4 TH213.5 .K54 2004

  • Killory, Christine and René Davids, editors. Details in Contemporary Architecture. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2007.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-4 NA2840 .D454 2007

  • Krausse, Joachim and C. Lichtenstein, editors. Your Private Sky, R. Buckminster Fuller: The Art of Design Science. Baden: Lars Müller, 1999.
    HUNT STACKS-4 TA140 .F9 A4 1999

  • Kronenburg, Robert. Flexible: Architecture that Responds to Change. London: Laurence King, 2007.
    HUNT STACKS-4 NA4177 .K76 2007

  • Macdonald, Angus J. Structure and Architecture. Boston: Butterworth Architecture, 1994.
    HUNT STACKS-4 TA658.2 .M32 1994 [MMCH]
  • Malina, Mike. Delivering Sustainable Buildings. Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Blackwell Pub., 2013.

  • McMorrough, Julia. Materials, Structures, and Standards: All the Details Architects Need to Know but Can Never Find. Gloucester, MS: Rockport Publishers, 2006.
    HUNT STACKS-4 NA2540 .M43 2006 [MMCH]
  • Mehta, Madan. The Principles of Building Construction. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1997.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-4 TH146 .M43 1997

  • Moloney, Jules. Designing Kinetics for Architectural Facades: State Change. New York: Routledge, 2011.
    HUNT STACKS-4 NA2941 .M65 2011[MMCH]
  • Moore, Fuller. Understanding Structures. Boston: WCB/ McGraw-Hill, 1999.
    Engineering & Science Library STACKS TA658 .M66 1999 [MMCH]
  • Moussavi, Farshid, and Daniel Lopez. The Function of Form. Barcelona; Cambridge, MA: Actar, 2009.
    HUNT STACKS-4 NA2750 .M68 2009 [MMCH]

  • Novak, Celeste Allen. Designing Rainwater Harvesting Systems: Integrating Rainwater Into Building Systems. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, 2014.

  • O'Regan, C. Structural Use of Glass in Buildings. 2nd edition. London: Institution of Structural Engineers, 2014.

  • Otto, Frei and Bodo Rasch. Finding Form: Towards an Architecture of the Minimal. Stuttgart : Edition Axel Menges, 1995.
    HUNT STACKS-4 NA1088 .O78 A4 1995 [MMCH]

  • Patterson, Michael. Structural Glass Facades and Enclosures: A Vocabulary of Transparency. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2011.

  • Peck, Martin. Modern Concrete Construction Manual: Structural Design, Material Properties, Sustainability. München: Institut für internationale Architektur-Dokumentation, 2014.

  • Poerschke, Ute. Architectural Theory of Modernism: Relating Functions and Forms. New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016.
    HUNT STACKS-4 NA500 .P6413
  • Reiser , Jesse. Atlas of Novel Tectonics. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2006.
    HUNT STACKS-4 NA2760 .R45 2006

  • Rice, Peter and Hugh Dutton. Structural Glass. 2nd edition. New York: E & FN Spon, 1995.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-4 TH1560 .R5313 1995 [MMCH]

  • Robbin, Tony. Engineering a New Architecture. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-4 TA658.2 .R63 1996

  • Sandaker, Bjørn Normann and Arne Petter Eggen. Steel, Structure, and Architecture. New York: Whitney Library of Design, 1995.
    HUNT STACKS-4 TA684 .E33 1995

  • Sandaker, Bjørn Normann, Arne Petter Eggen, and Mark R. Cruvellier. The Structural Basis of Architecture. 2nd edition. New York: Routledge, 2011.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-4 NA2750 .S2313 2011

  • Schittich, Christian. Building Simply. München: Basel: Edition Detail, 2005.
    E-Book [library record is misdated 2001]
    HUNT OVRSZQ-4 NA680 .B85 2005 [MMCH]
  • Schittich, Christian. Building Simply Two. 2012. München: De Gruyter, 2012.

  • Schittich, Christian. Building Skins. 2nd edition. Basel: Birkhäuser, 2006.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-4 NA2941 .G4413X 2006 [MMCH]

  • Schittich, Christian et al. Designing Circulation Areas: Stairs, Ramps, Lifts: Routing, Planning Principles. Munich: Edition DETAIL, 2013.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-4 NA3060 .D47 2013 [MMCH]
  • Schittich, Christian et al. Glass Construction Manual. 2nd edition. Basel: Birkhäuser, 2007.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-3 TH1560 .G58 2007 [MMCH]

  • Schock, Hans-Joachim. Soft Shells: Design and Technology of Tensile Architecture. Boston Birkhäuser, 1997.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-4 TA660 .S5 S36 1997

  • Schon, Donald A. The Reflective Practitioner: How Professionals Think in Action. New York: Basic Books, 1983.
    HUNT STACKS-2 HD8038 .A1 S35 1983

  • Schueller, Wolfgang. The Design of Building Structures. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1996.
    Engineering & Science STACKS TA658 .S15 1996
  • Schulitz, Helmut C. et al. Steel Construction Manual. Boston: Birkhäuser, 2000.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-3 TA684 .S352 2000

  • Sennett, Richard. The Craftsman. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009.
    HUNT STACKS-2 BJ1498 .S46 2008

  • Simon, Herbert A. The Sciences of the Artificial. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1981; 1996.
    Engineering & Science STACKS Q175 .S564 1981
  • Strong, David and Victoria Burrows. A Whole-System Approach to High-Performance Green Buildings. Norwood: Artech House Inc, 2016.

  • Strum, Suzanne. The Ideal of Total Environmental Control: Knud Lönberg-Holm, Buckminster Fuller, and the SSA. New York: Routledge, 2018.

  • Thallon, Rob. Graphic Guide to Frame Construction. Newton, CT: Taunton Press, 1996.
    Engineering & Science STACKS TH1101 .T48 1991

  • Vandenberg, Maritz, editor. AJ Handbook of Building Enclosure. London: Architectural Press, 1975.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-3 TH153 .A175 1975

  • Vandenberg, Maritz. Cable Nets. London: Academy Editions, 1998.
    HUNT STACKS-4 TA660 .C3 V3 1998

  • Vandenberg, Maritz. Glass Canopies. London: Academy Editions, 1997.
    HUNT STACKS-4 NA4140 .V36 1997

  • Vandenberg, Maritz. Soft Canopies. London: Academy Editions, 1996.
    HUNT STACKS-4 TH2449 .V26 1996

  • Watts, Andrew, and Walter de Gruyter & Co. Modern Construction Case Studies: Emerging Innovation in Building Techniques. Basel: Birkhäuser, 2016.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-3 TH2235 .W38 2016 [MMCH]

  • Watts, Andrew. Modern Construction Envelopes. Vienna: AMBRA|V: 2014.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-3 TH2231 .W388 2011 [older edition than e-book] [MMCH]

  • Watts, Andrew. Modern Construction Facades. London: Springer, 2005.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-4 TH2235 .W38 2005 [MMCH]
  • Watts, Andrew. Modern Construction Handbook. 4th edition. Basel/Berlin/Boston: Birkhäuser. 2016.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-3 TH151 .W376 2010 [older edition than e-book] [MMCH]

  • Wood Reference Handbook. Ottawa, Canada: Canadian Wood Council, 1991.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-3 TH1101 .W66 1991

  • Wurm, Jan. Glass Structures: Design and Construction of Self-Supporting Skins. Basel: Birkhäuser, 2007.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-3 TH1560 .W87 2007 [MMCH]
  • Yeang, Ken, and Arthur Spector. Green Design: From Theory to Practice. London: Black Dog, 2011.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-3 TH880 .G78 2011 [MMCH]

  • Yu, Mayine. Skins, Envelopes, and Enclosures: Concepts for Destining Building Exteriors. New York: Routledge, 2014.
    HUNT STACKS-4 NA2940. Y8 2014

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