Integrated Strategies in Architecture
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Integrated Strategies in Architecture by Joan Zunde
Book DescriptionThis key text presents students with a holistic view of the building design process, bridging the gap between the theory and practice of constructing and assembling buildings. Integrated Strategies in Architecture encourages and enables students to gain a sound understanding of the purpose of buildings, the specialisms that contribute and the available technology. Zunde and Bougdah thoroughly introduce and expose the concepts and technologies that underlie the design process, setting current design in context as part of an evolutionary process, exemplified through historic and contemporary models, and emphasizing the importance of applying a broad variety of technologies in the creation of successful buildings. Topics covered include: space planning, colour theory, communication, management, aesthetics, structures and environmental control. This essential text will greatly assist students of architecture and its technology, construction management and building surveying as well as practitioners as they strive to build better buildings.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415360838
(246mm x 189mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 6-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Joan Zunde
Environment, Technology and Sustainability, Paperback (July 2009)
Explores the environmental influences on building design. This book discusses available technologies for establishing a suitable microclimate within buildings, for managing the transmission of sound and for minimizing the exploitation of scarce energy and of other resources.
History, Performance and Conservation, Paperback (November 2008)
Covers the technologies available and the processes necessary for the conservation of existing buildings and environments. This book presents an understanding of the mechanisms which cause the deterioration of such buildings and the knowledge of technologies available to correct their status. It is suitable for architecture students.
Materials, Specification and Detailing, Paperback (December 2007)» View all books by Joan Zunde
Part of the "Technologies of Architecture" series, this volume examines the various layers of knowledge, skills and mechanisms that make up the many approaches to the essential function of technical design in the creation of successful buildings. It also pays attention to materials choices, detail design and specification writing.
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Author Biography - Joan Zunde
Joan Zunde is an architect who has taught design procedures and technology to students on a variety of courses and is the author of several design books. Hocine Bougdah is a Principal Lecturer in Architectural Technology at University College for the Creative Arts at Canterbury and a consultant in acoustics and environmental noise.
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