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Architecture in a Climate of Change: A guide to sustainable design

Written By Smith, Peter
Published By Elsevier Science & Technology in 2005

[Description] Revised to incorporate and reflect changes and advances since it was first

published, the new edition of "Architecture in a Climate of Change" provides the latest basic principals of sustainability and the future of sustainable technology. Including new material on wind generation, domestic water conservation, solar thermal electricity as well as international case studies, "Architecture in a Climate of Change" encourages readers to consider new approaches to building making minimum demand on fossil-based energy.

 

 

Bringing User Experience to Healthcare Improvement: The Concepts, Methods and Practices of Experience-based Design

Written By Bate, Paul; Robert, Glenn
Published By Radcliffe Publishing in 2007

[Description] This work includes a foreword by lynne Maher. Head of Innovation Practice, NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement, University Of Warwick, Coventry. "Experience

Based Design" (EBD) is a new way of bringing about improvements in healthcare services by being user-focussed. Facilities, healthcare professionals, carers, family and friends are all involved in the patient experience and systems and policies need to adapt to take this into consideration. By exploring the underlying concepts, methods and practices of EBD, this exciting guide offers a unique approach to healthcare customer satisfaction. It offers recommendations for the future and many interesting points for discussion. It will be of great interest to health and social care management, particularly directors of service improvement in hospitals and directors of nursing, health and social care policy makers and shapers, and quality improvement and organisational development specialists in healthcare. Patient groups and national organisations, too will find the book inspirational.

 

 

Contemporary Theory of Conservation

Written By Munoz-Vinas, Salvador
Published By Elsevier Science & Technology in 2005

[Description] Classical theories of conservation are well known in the heritage community, but in the last two decades thinking has shifted, and classical theory has faced increasing criticism. Contemporary Theory of Conservation brings together current ideas in conservation theory, presenting a structured, coherent analysis of the subject for the first time. This engaging and readable text is split into 3 parts. The first, Fundamentals of conservation, addresses the identity of conservation itself, and problems arising when classical conservation theories are applied. The second part, Questioning classical theories, delves deeper into the criticism of classical ideas such as reversibility. This leads on to the creation of new paradigms such as sustainability, which are covered in the final part of the book, Conservation ethics.

 

 

Craftsman, The

Written By Sennett, Richard
Published By Yale University Press in 2008

[Description] Defining craftsmanship far more broadly than “skilled manual labor,” Richard Sennett maintains that the computer programmer, the doctor, the artist, and even the parent and citizen engage in a craftsman’s work. Craftsmanship names the basic human impulse.

 


Designerly Ways of Knowing

Written By Cross, Nigel
Published By Springer in 2006

[Description] The concept of ‘designerly ways of knowing’ emerged in the late 1970s in association with the development of new approaches in design education. Professor Nigel Cross first clearly articulated this concept in a paper called ‘Designerly Ways of Knowing’ which was published in the journal Design Studies in 1982. Since then, the field of study has grown considerably, as both design education and design research have developed together into a new discipline of design. This book provides a unique insight into a field of study with important implications for design research, education and practice. Professor Nigel Cross is one of the most internationally-respected design researchers and this book is a revised and edited collection of key parts of his published work from the last quarter century. Designerly Ways of Knowing traces the development of a research interest in articulating and understanding the nature of design cognition, and the concept that designers (whether architects, engineers, product designers, etc.) have and use particular ‘designerly’ ways of knowing and thinking.

 


Designing Interactions

Written By Moggridge, Bill
Published By MIT Press in 2007

[Description] A pioneer in interaction design tells the stories of designers who changed the way people use everyday things in the digital era, interviewing the founders of Google, the creator of The Sims, the inventors and developers of the mouse and the desktop, and

 

Laws of Simplicity, The: Design, Technology, Business, Life

Written By Maeda, John
Published By MIT Press, The in 2006

[Description] Ten laws of simplicity for business, technology, and design that teach us how to need less but get more.

 


Living Systems: Innovative Materials and Technologies for Landscape Architecture

Written By Robinson, Alexander; Margolis, Liat
Published By Springer in 2007
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[Description] Living Systems surveys a wide array of innovative approaches to material technologies within the field of landscape architecture. The selected projects and materials exhibit a contemporary demand for technological landscapes and the collaboration between designers, engineers, scientists and ecologists. The book proposes a synthesis between technology and theory, focusing on growth, flow, metabolism, climate, and atmospheric phenomena. Projects and materials are cross-referenced according to performance criteria, processes, and properties. Each of the 36 international projects and 23 material technologies is presented with drawing details and construction photographs. Descriptions of key processes and adaptive qualities provide an analysis of the various complex systems featured, such as vertical growth structures, flood prevention, stormwater infiltration and erosion control. Projects featured include works by West8, GROSS.MAX, Weiss-Manfredi Architects, Field Operations, Kathryn Gustafson, and Vogt Landschaftarchitekten.

 


Modern Architectural Theory: A Historical Survey, 1673-1968

Written By Mallgrave, Harry Francis
Published By Cambridge University Press in 2005
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[Description] Modern Architectural Theory is the first book to provide a comprehensive survey of architectural theorem, primarily in Europe and the United States, during three centuries of development. In this synthetic overview, Harry Mallgrave contextualizes architectural discourse within its social and political atmosphere. He explores the philosophical and conceptual evolution of its ideas, the relation of theory to the practice of building, and most importantly, the words of the architects themselves as they contentiously shaped their particular niche of Western civilization. He also examines the compelling currents of French rationalist and British empirical thought, the radical reformation of theory during the Enlightenment, the intellectual ambition and historicist debates of the nineteenth century, and the distinctive varieties of modern theory in the twentieth century up to the profound social upheaval of the 1960s. Modern Architectural Theory challenges many assumptions about architectural modernism and uncovers many new dimensions of the debates about modernism.

 


Service Science, Management and Engineering: Education for the 21st Century. Service Science: Research and Innovations in the Service Economy.

Written By Hefley, Bill; Murphy, Wendy
Published By Springer in 2008

 

 

 


Sketching User Experiences: Getting the Design Right and the Right Design

Written By Buxton, Bill
Published By Elsevier Science & Technology in 2007
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[Description] This book covers sketching and early prototyping design methods for future products like cell phones that communicate with each other and other embedded systems, "smart" appliances and things you only dream about. It promotes methods that help in the creativity as well as prototyping of new design, including sketching methods. It features full-colour production and chock full of case studies, examples, exercises and projects, and access to video clips that demonstrate some of the principles. Hardly a day goes by that we don't see an announcement for a new product or technology that is going to make our lives easier, solve our problems, or make the world a better place. The reality is that few of these products survive, much less deliver on their promise. But are we learning from these expensive mistakes? This book's goal is to inspire and encourage HCl and other design professionals to try new methods, test themselves with the exercises and projects and see an improvement in innovative interaction design that works. The result is a group of methods and process that successfully work in both HCl and design.; This helps to give these fields a unity as well as a uniquely innovative way to design user experience.

 


Strategies for Sustainable Architecture

Written By Sassi, Paola
Published By Taylor & Francis in 2006

[Description] Filling a gap in existing literature on sustainable design, this new guide introduces and illustrates sustainable design principles through detailed case studies of sustainable buildings in Europe, North America and Australia. The guide will provide the reader with a deeper understanding of the design issues involved in delivering sustainable buildings, and giving detailed description of the process of integrating principles into practice. Approximately one hundred case studies of sixty buildings, ranging from small dwellings to large commercial buildings, and drawn from a range of countries, demonstrate best current practice. The sections of the book are divided into design issues relating to sustainable development, including site and ecology, community and culture, health, materials, energy and water. With over 400 illustrations, this highly visual guide will be an invaluable reference to all those concerned with architecture and sustainability issues.

 


Systems Approaches and Their Application: Examples from Sweden

Written By Olsson, Mats-Olov; Sjöstedt, Gunnar
Published By Springer in 2005

 

 

 


Total Interaction: Theory and Practice of a New Paradigm for the Design Disciplines

Written By Buurman, Gerhard M.
Published By Springer in 2005

[Description] Interactivity is the catchword for a wide range of innovative solutions that concept designers and engineers are developing in every area of technology and culture. For the authors interaction is more than a technological or aesthetic concept, it is a new means to ally humans and technology in a dynamic and reciprocal form of "living in technology". This publication gathers together scientists and contributors from diverse fields of activity, providing a fascinating, up-to-date survey of the technological and conceptual equipment of experts engaged in aesthetic disciplines and product design. The editor, Professor Gerhard M. Buurman, is Head of Interactiondesign at the University of Art, Media and Design (HGKZ) in Zurich.

Publisert: 07.01.2011