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Technologies of Architecture


About the Series

Technologies of Architecture is an introductory textbook series providing a coherent framework to the architectural design process in a practical and applied way. This series forms an essential suite of books for students of architectural technology, architecture, building surveying and construction.

 

Advisory board:

Michael Ashley

Mark Kennet

Stephen Pretlove

Peter Smith

Norman Wienand

 

Forthcoming titles:

Volume 2: Environment, Technology and Sustainability

Hocine Bougdah and Stephen Sharples

Volume 3: Materials, Specification and Detailing

Norman Wienand

Volume 4: Practice, Management and Responsibility

John Hickey

Volume 5: History, Performance and Conservation

Barry Bridgwood and Lindsey Lennie

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Environment, Technology and Sustainability

Environment, Technology and Sustainability

Hocine Bougdah, Stephen Sharples
July 22, 2009

This second volume in the Technologies of Architecture series – the only series of books tuned to the architectural technology syllabus – explores the environmental influences on building design. Looking particularly at sustainable building, a holistic view is taken, so that the influence...

History, Performance and Conservation

History, Performance and Conservation

Barry Bridgwood, Lindsay Lennie
December 01, 2008

Ideal for students of architectural technology, this volume of the Technologies of Architecture series covers the technologies available and the processes necessary for the conservation of existing buildings and environments. This book provides, in a single text, the tools for students to be able...

Materials, Specification and Detailing: Foundations of Building Design

Materials, Specification and Detailing: Foundations of Building Design

Norman Wienand
December 13, 2007

Continuing in the holistic philosophy of the Technologies of Architecture series, this volume examines the various layers of knowledge, skills and mechanisms that make up the many approaches to the essential function of technical design in the creation of successful buildings. Well-illustrated...

Integrated Strategies in Architecture

Integrated Strategies in Architecture

Joan Zunde, Hocine Bougdah
June 05, 2006

This key text presents students with a holistic view of the building design process, bridging the gap between the theory and practice of constructing and assembling buildings. Integrated Strategies in Architecture encourages and enables students to gain a sound understanding of the purpose of...

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