Architecture

Book description

This book offers a thorough introduction to the entire field of architecture, outlining the steps that are normally taken in becoming a qualified architect, from initial education right through to professional practice, as well as how to apply this architectural training in other fields.

Complete with feature spreads on individual projects, Architecture: An Introduction's broad, up-to-date approach unites history, theory, and practice. Subjects covered include how to develop a brief with a client; taking an idea from brief to project; types of visual presentation including drawings, models and computer renderings; project planning and management; the diverse roles within a company; and the future of architectural practice.

This book is a must for anyone considering taking an architecture course or just beginning one.

Product information

  • Title: Architecture
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: February 2010
  • Publisher(s): Laurence King
  • ISBN: 9781856696234