ARE Architect Study Materials Ballast Kaplan 4.0
ARE Architect Study Materials Ballast Kaplan 4.0
English | PDF | Workbook Study Guide | 507.64 MB
Genre: Architecture & Design

Successful exam preparation requires the best resources, and the ARE Review Manual gives you the power to pass all seven divisions of the ARE. This one book, updated to the 2007 AIA documents and the 2009 International Building Code, provides you with a complete and comprehensive review of the content areas covered on the ARE divisions. Additional chapters covering basic mathematics, important building regulations, and barrier-free design supplement your preparation regime.

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New Asian Style: Contemporary Tropical Living in Singapore
Jane Doughty Marsden, Masano Kawana, "New Asian Style: Contemporary Tropical Living in Singapore"
English | ISBN: 9625938273 | 2001 | PDF | 176 pages | 30 MB

More than ever before, interior design is a global affair. And more than ever, Westerners are eager to try out elements of Asian design. This book is the ultimate resource for professional and amateur designers seeking to recreate the mysterious elegance, balance, and beauty of Asian design. Through the magic of Masano Kawana's beautiful full-color photography, New Asian Style explores more than 30 stunning contemporary houses and homes from Singapore, all of which stand as examples of decorating and style that transcend their Eastern origins. In an effort to help designers pick up Asian ideas for their own settings, Jane Marsden's essays examine what elements make Asian style and how they might be captured in new settings anywhere in the world.

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The Essential Pine Book
The Essential Pine Book by John McGuane, Megan Fitzpatrick
English | 2004 | ISBN: 1558707115 | 128 pages | PDF | 32 MB

Fine furniture is within every woodworker's reach with this inexpensive and appealing wood. The Essential Pine Book features: 12 attractive and practical projects, including a Franklin chair, spice cabinet, floor lamp and blanket chest; Tips and tricks for staining pine evenly and working with knots; A look at the characteristics of Yellow pine, Sugar pine, White pine, Red Spruce and other varieties - and how woodworkers can use each to their advantage; Concise, easy-to-follow information on selecting and using wood grain patterns in furniture design; Both beginners and advanced woodworkers can enjoy building these impressive projects with complete step-by-step photos and instructions. The Essential Pine Book makes it easy to get started.

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Building Cabinets, Bookcases & Shelves: 29 Step-by-Step Projects to Beautify Your Home
Building Cabinets, Bookcases & Shelves: 29 Step-by-Step Projects to Beautify Your Home by Editors of Popular Woodworking
2012 | ISBN: 1440323461 | English | 210 Pages | PDF | 21 MB

A Place for Everything...
Whether you need storage for books, DVDs, games or clothes, you'll find attractive, custom options in this book. Open shelving? An enclosed cabinet? A classic bookcase? They're all here. Building Bookcases, Cabinets and Shelves offers 29 storage solutions in a variety of styles and sizes with both open and enclosed storage. Each project includes cutting lists, step-by-step instructions and tips and advice from professional woodworkers who have made each piece. Best of all, you can build them just as they are, or customize further to make each piece uniquely yours.

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Lighting by Design
Lighting by Design by Christopher Cuttle
Architectural Press | English | 2009 | ISBN: 075065130X | 224 pages | PDF | 2,9 MB

Lighting by Design is a practical guide structured around a new theoretical approach to the design of lighting for architectural spaces. Christopher Cuttle outlines his unique three-level approach to lighting design in this indispensable text for students and professionals.

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Tropical Living: Contemporary Dream Houses in the Philippines
Elizabeth Reyes, Emando Nakpil Zialcita, "Tropical Living: Contemporary Dream Houses in the Philippines"
English | ISBN: 0794605567, 079460465X | 2008 | PDF | 224 pages | 88,1 MB

Start with a warm tropical climate. Add an abundance of exotic natural building material. And then let the cross currents of Asian design and aesthetics create a rich architectural alchemy of its own. The result? The exquisite homes of the Philippines, a perfect balance of form and functionality, beautifully portrayed in Tropical Living.

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Matthew Frederick, "101 Things I Learned in Architecture School"

English | 2007 | ISBN-10: 0262062666 | PDF | 216 pages | 35 MB

101 THINGS I LEARNED IN ARCHITECTURE SCHOOL is a book that students of architecture will want to keep in the design studio and in their backpacks. It is also a book they may want to keep out of view of their professors, for it expresses in clear and simple language the things they tend to make murky and abstruse. These 101 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--provide a much-needed primer in architectural literacy and make concrete what too often is left nebulous and open-ended in the architecture curriculum.
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Kate Marshall, ''Corridor: Media Architectures in American Fiction''

English | 2013 | ISBN: 0816679282 | PDF | 256 pages | 6.07 MB

Corridor offers a series of conceptually provocative readings that illuminate a hidden and surprising relationship between architectural space and modern American fiction. By paying close attention to fictional descriptions of some of modernity's least remarkable structures, such as plumbing, ductwork, and airshafts, Kate Marshall discovers a rich network of connections between corridors and novels, one that also sheds new light on the nature of modern media.
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Sam Kubba, "Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction: LEED, BREEAM, and Green Globes"
2012 | ISBN-10: 0123851289 | 832 pages | PDF | 13 MB

Packed with conceptual sketches and photos, real world case studies and green construction details, Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction provides a wealth of practical guidelines and essential insights that will facilitate the design of green buildings. Written in an easy to understand style, the Handbook draws on over 35 years of personal experience across the world, offering vital information and penetrating insights into two major building rating systems such as LEED and BREEAM both used extensively in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
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Barbara McCann, "Completing Our Streets: The Transition to Safe and Inclusive Transportation Networks"
ISBN: 1610914309, 1610914317 | 2013 | PDF | 224 pages | 4 MB

Across the country, communities are embracing a new and safer way to build streets for everyone-even as they struggle to change decades of rules, practice, and politics that prioritize cars. They have discovered that changing the design of a single street is not enough: they must upend the way transportation agencies operate. Completing Our Streets begins with the story of how the complete streets movement united bicycle riders, transportation practitioners and agencies, public health leaders, older Americans, and smart growth advocates to dramatically re-frame the discussion of transportation safety. Next, it explores why the transportation field has been so resistant to change-and how the movement has broken through to create a new multi-modal approach.
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Sadhu Aufochs Johnston, Steven S. Nicholas, Julia Parzen, "The Guide to Greening Cities"
ISBN: 1610913760, 1610913795 | 2013 | PDF | 264 pages | 5 MB

Superstorm Sandy sent a strong message that a new generation of urban development and infrastructure is desperately needed, and it must be designed with resilience in mind. As cities continue to face climate change impacts while growing in population, they find themselves at the center of resilience and green city solutions, yet political and budgetary obstacles threaten even the best-planned initiatives. In The Guide to Greening Cities, seasoned green city leaders Sadhu Johnston, Steven Nicholas, and Julia Parzen use success stories from across North America to show how to turn a green city agenda into reality.
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Building a Low Impact Roundhouse
Building a Low Impact Roundhouse (repost)
English | ISBN: 1856230422 | 2008 | 121 pages | PDF | 32,5 MB



Building a Low Impact Roundhouse


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Architectures for E-Business Systems
Architectures for E-Business Systems
AUERBACH | 2001-10-30 | ISBN: 0849311616 | 824 pages | PDF | 11 MB

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Sarah Scott, "Architecture for Children"
English | 2010 | ISBN: 0864318545 | 187 pages | PDF | 8,3 MB

How can architectural form respond to the unique needs of children and support and reinforce the pedagogy of a childrens centre? So much of the teaching in Early Learning revolves around the importance of a childs environment on their development.
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RIBA Book of British Housing: 1900 to the present day By Ian Colquhoun
2008 | 416 Pages | ISBN: 075068254X | PDF | 67 MB

RIBA Book of British Housing Design looks at the design solutions developed during the 20th and the 21st centuries, and illustrates over 200 of the most successful projects. It provides an overview of the evolution of housing development, and includes present day schemes and estate regeneration as well as special sections on housing in Scotland and Northern Ireland. The photographs and plans of historic and contemporary projects can be used to show design approaches to clients, committees and, in the case of regeneration, with local communities. Looking back into history will indicate which design approaches have been successful.
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Construction Process Planning and Management: An Owner's Guide to Successful Projects
by Sidney M Levy
English | 2009 | ISBN: 1856175480 | 392 pages | PDF | 8.39 MB

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Augustin Berque, "Thinking through Landscape"
2013 | ISBN-10: 0415821150 | 96 pages | PDF | 3,9 MB

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Design with the Desert: Conservation and Sustainable Development

Design with the Desert: Conservation and Sustainable Development
English | 2013 | ISBN: 1439881359 | 620 pages | PDF | 26,8 MB

The modern southwestern cities of Phoenix, Tucson, Las Vegas, Albuquerque, and El Paso occupy lands that once supported rich desert ecosystems.

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Spatial Pathology: Floating Realities By Margot Krasojevic
2007 | 111 Pages | ISBN: 3211715339 | PDF | 12 MB

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Housing Density By Inst. of Arch. and Design HB2
2012 | 176 Pages | ISBN: 3709103584 | PDF | 32 MB

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