These resources are aimed for students and researchers in the different fields of Architecture.
In The Classical Gardens of Shanghai, Shelly Bryant looks at five of Shanghai’s remaining classical gardens through their origins, changing fortunes, restorations, and links to a wider Chinese aesthetic. Shanghai’s classical gardens are as much text as space; they exist in art, poetry, and literature as much as in stone, rock, and earth. But these gardens have not remained static entities.
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A complete guide to compiling, preparing, and presenting an architectural portfolio. The portfolio is the single most important part of every architectural student's education. This book is a complete guide to preparing, compiling and presenting this crucial element of the architecture course. The experienced author team gives practical advice for the creation of the portfolio covering issues including size, storage, layout and order.
As a leading database for the study of art and architecture, this resource was designed for use by a diverse audience that includes art scholars, artists, designers, college students and general researchers. This resource provides full-text coverage of periodicals and books, as well as cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for academic journals, magazines and trade publications and books.
Founded in 1930, Architectural Design (AD) is an influential and prestigious publication. It combines the currency and topicality of a newsstand journal with the rigour and production qualities of a book. With an almost unrivalled reputation worldwide, it is consistently at the forefront of cultural thought and design. Each title of AD is presented as a thematic volume edited by an invited guest-editor, who is an international expert in their field. Renowned for being at the leading edge of design and new technologies, AD also covers topics as diverse as: architectural history and theory, the environment, interior design, landscape architecture and urban design.