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Routledge Architecture publishes high-quality architecture books for professionals, students and academic researchers.

Our extensive portfolio, including titles acquired from Architectural Press, enables us to offer the breadth and depth required by our readers. By constantly staying on top of the latest, cutting-edge trends and ideas, our publishing program ensures we are ahead of the game and exceed market expectations.

Our books present technical graphics and illustrations produced to an exceptionally high standard, using color throughout to present new ideas, concepts and methodology.

On these pages you will find further information about the list which covers Architectural Design, Drawing and Presentation, Architectural History, Digital Architecture, Interior Design, Professional Practice, Structure, Materials and Detailing, Sustainable Architecture and the Theory of Architecture.

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Textbooks

  1. 5 Minutes with Kate Fletcher

    "I'm not sure I can ever remember not being engaged with fashion nor sustainability. Growing up in a family of community activists in inner city Liverpool in the bleak years of Margaret Thatcher’s Britain, it was impossible to avoid direct experience of the necessity of change. As was (for me at any rate), the practice of making clothes."

  2. Simon Unwin Chats with Routledge about the 4th Edition of Analysing Architecture

    "Traditional Japanese creativity has the concept of 'kaizen' or 'endless improvement', which recognises that although perfection might always be out of reach, things can be made better, gradually, bit by bit."

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New Titles

  1. Editors of “Design in the Borderlands”, Eleni Kalantidou & Tony Fry Discuss Their Title

    Eleni Kalantidou and Tony Fry discuss why they feel Design in the Borderlands had to be written, key messages, trends in the field, and how they got personally interested in the topic...read more below!

  2. Talking with Harriet Harriss and Lynnette Widder about Architecture Live Projects

    "Live Projects are really significant at a time when the professional stature of architects is so diversified, and the profession’s commitment to a greater good so diffuse. Live Projects give every architect-to-be the chance to experience the significance that an individual’s work can have."

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Professional

  1. Routledge Chats with Kjell Anderson about Design Energy Simulation for Architects

    "While a handful of architecture firms have measured the performance of their designs and occupied buildings in the past, this is a rapidly growing trend.  Firms are simulating during design, asking for earlier engagement of energy analysts, and going back to check on completed buildings.  Performance, in this case, can refer to overall energy use, thermal comfort, daylight levels, occupant satisfaction, usage patterns, etc.  Their simulation results from early and late design are being compared against post-occupancy results, leading to a more informed design process."

  2. Chatting with Andrew Pressman about Designing Relationships

    "Learning to collaborate effectively and reaping the resulting benefits could not be more timely. The emergence of integrated project delivery (IPD) and building information modeling (BIM) together with the complexity of projects and the speed with which they must be completed make an in-depth understanding of collaboration a current, critical issue in architectural practice. Designing Relationships is for leaders who want to grow their collaborative leadership skills and elicit the best work from partners and collaborators. And it is for team members who seek insights to better job performance and better project outcomes."

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Research & Reference

  1. New Major Work Collection : Sustainable Buildings

    This new title in Routledge’s Major Works Critical Concepts in Built Environment series brings together authoritative canonical and cutting edge reference work to establish a framework for easy comprehension of the vast and continually expanding subject matter. It showcases a variety of approaches to sustainable buildings from around the world and links these to on-site construction practices and assessment. Comprehensive introductions to each volume place the collected material in its historical, intellectual, and global practice

    For more information about the book or to recommend to your Librarian click here

  2. Routledge Research in Architecture series

    The Routledge Research in Architecture series provides the reader with the latest scholarship in the field of architecture. The series publishes research from across the globe and covers areas as diverse as architectural history and theory, technology, digital architecture, structures, materials, details, design, monographs of architects, interior design and much more. By making these studies available to the worldwide academic community, the series aims to promote quality architectural research.

    Why not recommend to your library today

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General Interest

  1. Join us at CELA 2014!

    Routledge is delighted to announce that we will be attending the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture Conference (CELA) this month.

  2. Lessons from Vernacular Architecture, A Summary

    We are pleased to present a new Earthscan from Routledge blog post written by Willi Weber and Simos Yannas, editors of Lessons from Vernacular Architecture.

    With a new entry every fortnight, blog posts written by various Earthscan from Routledge authors will be displayed both on the Routledge website and on the Earthscan from Routledge Facebook page. Each post within Facebook will be open to comments so please feel free to voice your thoughts!

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News

  1. Design Talk and Book Signing with Jason Pomeroy, Author of The Skycourt and Skygarden

    On Friday May 16th, from 12:00PM to 1:30PM, Professor Jason Pomeroy will be holding a design talk and book signing for his newly published book, The Skycourt and Skygarden: Greening the Urban Habitat at the University of Nottingham. Please read on for more information.

  2. Sir Peter Hall On How To Fix The UK’s Domestic Architecture

    The following article is by British urbanist, town planner, and geographer Peter Hall. As Bartlett Professor of Planning and Regeneration at University College London, and President of both the Town and Country Planning Association and the Regional Studies Association, Hall is internationally renowned for his studies on all aspects of cities and regions. He recently published the book Good Cities, Better Lives: How Europe Discovered the Lost Art of Urbanism.

    The entire article can be found here.

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New textbooks in established subject areas for students at all stages of their degree

Course Guides

The courses below offer a listing of the most current textbooks from Routledge Architecture. You can also continue browsing our complete catalog of textbook options. If you'd like to consult with one of our representatives, browse our contact listings.

Companion Websites

Many of our key textbooks and course books have companion websites that provide additional resources to educators and students such as; information, downloads, tools and supplemental materials for the books they accompany.
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Conferences, exhibits and events we will be attending in the near future

September 2014

Sep 21 ~ European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools (ECLAS) Conference

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