Introduction to Architectural Technology

ISBN-10: 1780672950

ISBN-13: 9781780672953

Edition: 2nd 2013

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This book provides an accessible introduction for architecture students to all aspects of architectural technology: structural physics, structural elements and forms, heating, lighting, environmental control, and computer modeling. It will also help students to integrate their design thinking with appropriate structural and environmental solutions.The book explains the relationships between physical phenomena, materials, building elements, and structural types using simple classification systems and real world examples. In addition, it explores current computer techniques for assisting students to predict the structural and environmental behavior of buildings. It also uses historical precedents to explain how the success of a technology is directly related to its cultural context. This second edition includes new sections on environmental design, Building Information Modeling (BIM), and two new case studies.Written by three experienced teachers, this book will be invaluable for those contemplating the study of architecture and for those already embarked on such a course.
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Publication date: 10/22/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 8.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.826
Language: English

Bill McLean has taught a variety of economics courses during the past 13 years. His experience includes instructing both at the college and high school levels where he has taught Advanced Placement (AP) Microeconomics and Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics as well as Money and Banking. He is a reader for the National AP Economics Exam. His primary research covers economic education and economic teaching pedagogies. He earned his B.A. in Business Administration from Columbus State University and M.B.A from Florida Institute of Technology. He also holds a M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College. He is currently completing a Ph.D. in Economics at Oklahoma State University.

Peter Silver is an assistant professor of history at Princeton University. He lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

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