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Evolutionary optimisation of façade design: a new approach for the design of building envelopes

By Zemella, Giovanni
Book. English.
Published London: Springer, 2014
This book explores how optimization - and performance-driven design in general - requires a change in the cultural approach to design for both architects...

Kinetic architecture: innovative façades

By Fortmeyer, Russell
Book. English.
Published Mulgrave, Vic.: Images, 2013
The authors trace the historical development of active façades in modern architecture, and reveal how contemporary architects and consultants design and...

Storefronts & facades 7

Book. English.
Published [S.l.]: Visual Reference, 2001
This text provides the reader with colour images of all types of retail establishments with emphasis on clean, uncluttered exteriors. It is important...

Falling glass: an analysis of building failures

By Loughran, Patrick
Book. English.
Published Basel: Birkhäuser; London: Momenta, 2003

Modern construction envelopes

By Watts, Andrew, 1957-
Book. English.
Published Wien: Ambra, 2014

Building skins: concept, layers, materials

Book. English.
Published Basel: Birkhäuser, c2001
This text focuses on the wide-ranging aspects of facade design, from the selection and use of materials to the advanced technical possibilities now open...

Designing kinetics for architectural facades: state change

By Moloney, Jules
Book. English.
Published London: Routledge, 2011
Architectural facades now have the potential to be kinetic, through automated sunscreens and a range of animated surfaces. This book explores the aesthetic...

Skins, envelopes, and enclosures: concepts for designing building exteriors

By Yu, Mayine, author
Book. English.
Published London: Routledge, 2013
Integrate the best building envelope construction methods, materials science, and structural principles in your work using this book as a resource to...
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