Architectural Technology

Architectural Technology

eBook - 2012
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Since the publication of the first edition of ArchitecturalTechnology , in 2002, there have been significant developmentsin the number of courses, the profile of the discipline as well assignificant changes in the Construction sector.

The Second edition of Architectural Technology addressesthese challenges directly. Much greater emphasis is given to thethree core themes of the book - Environmental Sustainability;Innovation; and Design. An increase in the visual material includedreinforces the critical role of Design, aiding students to bettertranslate conceptual designs into built artefacts.

Building upon solid teaching practice from the previous edition, Architectural Technology is now more concisely structured totake the reader through the whole life cycle of a building,emphasising sustainability and building performance. Material ondigital information, building information modelling (BIM) andinformation communication technologies has been updated. Mostchapters have been re-titled to emphasise the importance of designand make the book more accessible to a wider range of students.Chapters conclude with updated/more extensive links to furtherreading.

Architectural Technology, 2nd Edition :

Bridges the knowledge gap between design andconstruction Tackles the core subjects of management, technologies anddesign from a sustainable building angle Addresses the buildability and performance of a design from awhole life perspective

Thoroughly revised and updated this undergraduate level textbookis essential for Architectural Technology courses. Studentsstudying Architectural Engineering, Architecture, BuildingSurveying; and more general Construction courses, will findthe material invaluable.

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
Edition: 2nd ed.
ISBN: 9781444361032
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 247 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Additional Contributors: ebrary, Inc


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