Shop our selection of books, gifts and stationery
An Introduction Laurence King Publishing
By Geoffrey Makstutis
8-1/2 x 10 in; 248 pp; 324 illustrations, 278 in color
February 2010 ISBN 9781856696234 ISBN10 1856696235
Be the first to review this product
Architecture offers a thorough introduction to the entire field of architecture, outlining the steps that arenormally 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's broad, up-to-date approach unites history, theory, and practice. Subjects covered include how to develop a program with a client; taking an idea from brief to project; types of visual presentation including drawings, models, and computer renderings; project planning andmanagement; 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.
Geoffrey Makstutis is Course Director of BA (Honours) Architecture: Spaces + Objects at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, London. He has also lectured at the Architectural Association, Royal College of Art, and University of Westminster. He has worked in London, New York, and Detroit. He is an education researcher and the author of a number of articles. He runs his own architectural practice, Makstutis Architecture and Design (MAAD), London.
Only registered users can write reviews. Please, log in or register
Maddie on Things
Zoo-Gooders! For our fourth annual company Volunteer Day, over 100 employees pulled on galoshes and garden gloves to help clean up the San Francisco Zoo.
Get special offers, monthly recipes, event notifications and more in
newsletters tailored to your interests! Select from the following:
Click through our archive of print catalogs
CUSTOMER SERVICE: 800.759.0190
If you leave now without finalizing your purchase, your work will be lost.