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New and Published Books

  1. Sustainable Architectural Design

    An Overview

    By Kuppaswamy Iyengar

    This book is a guide to a sustainable design process that moves from theory, to site and energy use, to building systems, and finally to evaluation and case studies, so you can integrate design and technology for effective sustainable building. Kuppaswamy Iyengar shows you how to get it right the...

    Published July 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Building Cultures Valparaiso

    Pedagogy, practice and poetry at the Valparaiso School of Architecture and Design

    Edited by Sony Devabhaktuni, Patricia Guaita, Cornelia Tapparelli

    Building Cultures Valparaiso takes a critical look at how pedagogy, practice and poetry are brought together at one of the most influential schools of architecture of the past 50 years: the School of Architecture and Design of the Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso in Chile. The editors...

    Published July 1st 2015 by EPFL Press

  3. Graphic Design for Architects

    A Manual for Visual Communication

    By Karen Lewis

    Graphic Design for Architects is a handbook of techniques, explanations and examples of graphic design most relevant to architects. The book covers a variety of scales of graphic design, everything from portfolio design and competition boards, to signage and building super-graphics – to address...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Grounds and Envelopes

    Reshaping Architecture and the Built Environment

    By Michael U. Hensel, Jeffrey P. Turko

    Providing a source of vision for the revitalisation of ground and envelope as spatial elements that can inform the search for embedded locally specific architectures, this book collects essays and projects that each contributes a particular element to what might constitute an integrated and richly...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Drawing the Unbuildable

    Seriality and Reproduction in Architecture

    By Nerma Cridge

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    Architecture is conventionally seen as being synonymous with building. In contrast, this book introduces and defines a new category - the unbuildable. The unbuildable involves projects that are not just unbuilt, but cannot be built. This distinct form of architectural project has an important and...

    Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Building Dynamics

    Exploring Architecture of Change

    Edited by Branko Kolarevic, Vera Parlac

    Buildings are increasingly ‘dynamic’: equipped with sensors, actuators and controllers, they ‘self-adjust’ in response to changes in the external and internal environments and patterns of use. Building Dynamics asks how this change manifests itself and what it means for architecture as buildings...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Architects' Sketches

    By Kendra Schank Smith

    Concepts from architects’ minds evolve through sketches and as a mode of transference are conveyed to the finished building. This book compares qualities of sketches to reveal unique approaches to the instruments of thinking in which all architects engage. It provides new insight into the...

    Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Builders of the Vision

    Software and the Imagination of Design

    By Daniel Cardoso Llach

    Builders of the Vision traces the intellectual history and contemporary practices of Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Numerical Control since the years following World War II until today. Drawing from primary archival and ethnographic sources, it identifies and documents the crucial ideas shaping...

    Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Hierarchy of Energy in Architecture

    Emergy Analysis

    By Ravi Srinivasan, Kiel Moe

    Series: PocketArchitecture

    The laws of thermodynamics—and their implications for architecture—have not been fully integrated into architectural design. Architecture and building science too often remain constrained by linear concepts and methodologies regarding energy that occlude significant quantities and qualities of...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Public Interest Design Practice Guidebook

    SEED Methodology, Case Studies, and Critical Issues

    Edited by Lisa M. Abendroth, Bryan Bell

    Public Interest Design Practice Guidebook: Seed Methodology, Case Studies, and Critical Issues is the first book to demonstrate that public interest design has emerged as a distinct profession. It provides clear professional standards of practice following SEED (Social Economic Environmental Design...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge