Designing Kinetics For Architectural Facades

Author: Jules Moloney
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136709037
Size: 27.46 MB
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Architectural facades now have the potential to be literally kinetic, through automated sunscreens and a range of animated surfaces. This book explores the aesthetic potential of these new types of moving facades.

Computer Aided Architectural Design Futures The Next City New Technologies And The Future Of The Built Environment

Author: Gabriela Celani
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3662473860
Size: 44.98 MB
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The texts that approached the kinetic architecture via a morphological transforma
‐tion through movement perspective were: Designing Kinetics for Architectural
Facades: State Change by Jules Moloney and move: Architecture in Motion –
Dynamic Components and Elements by Schumacher, Schaeffer and Vogt. On the
other hand, the texts that are oriented towards understanding kinetic architecture
via the structural definitions include “Morphological Principles of Kinetic
Architectural ...

Kinetic Architecture

Author: Charles Linn
Publisher: Images Publishing
ISBN: 1864704950
Size: 35.83 MB
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A shift in the architecture industry’s focus in the last 20 years toward ecological concerns, long-term value, and user comfort has coincided with significant new developments in digital controls, actuators, shading typologies, building ...

Kinetic Architecture

Author: Carolina Stevenson
Publisher: Birkhauser
ISBN: 9783034608077
Size: 66.32 MB
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This book presents kinetic architecture as the answer to functional requirements: must the entire building be mobile, must it adapt to changing conditions or must it allow for quick assembly?

Translucent Building Skins

Author: Scott Murray
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113623568X
Size: 73.30 MB
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Exploring the design of innovative building enclosure systems (or skins) in contemporary architecture and their precedents in earlier twentieth century modern architecture, this book examines the tectonics, the history and the influence of ...

Adaptable Architecture

Author: Robert Schmidt III
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317526457
Size: 13.21 MB
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Full of summaries, diagrams, reference charts, tables, and photos of exemplar solutions for use as conversational tools or working aids, this book is for any professional or student who wants to research, question, imagine, illustrate - and ...


Author: Oliver Schaeffer
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3034608543
Size: 64.50 MB
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For these users, this book presents the technical tools and constructional solutions that will allow them to implement these movements concretely and deploy them functionally within the domains of of "Energy," "Change of Use," and ...

Precedents In Architecture

Author: Roger H. Clark
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118170849
Size: 11.14 MB
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A timely update of the architectural classic on design analysis Precedents in Architecture, Fourth Edition provides a vocabulary for architectural analysis that illuminates the works of leading architects and aids architects and designers ...


Author: Eric Parry
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111894674X
Size: 78.25 MB
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How can a building's setting inform and inspire rather than limit architectural design? This book responds with a highly engaging, informative discussion of context in architectural theory and practice.