The Architecture Student's Handbook of Professional Practice | Sustainable Design | A Field Guide to American Houses | A Pattern Language | Historic Preservation | Beyond Preservation | The Urban Design Reader | The Death and Life of Great American Cities | Everyday Architecture of the Mid-Atlantic
From the connected farmhouses of New England to I.M. Pei's Media Lab, from "satisficing" to "form follows funding," from the evolution of bungalows to the invention of Santa Fe Style, from Low Road military surplus buildings to a High Road English classic like Chatsworth—this is a far-ranging survey of unexplored essential territory.
More than any other human artifacts, buildings improve with time—if they're allowed to. How Buildings Learn shows how to work with time rather than against it.
About: Presents an illustrated analysis of contemporary buildings and architecture, making a convincing argument for creating structures that are adaptable and allow redefinition of space and design and construction integration
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