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New and Published Books

  1. School Design Together

    Edited by Pamela Woolner

    The time is ripe for interdisciplinary, collaborative approaches to school design. Whatever the current funding limitations, we still need to think about how we design, organise and use space in schools for learning and teaching. This edited book ensures that we don’t start from ground zero in...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Tall Buildings

    Structural Systems and Aerodynamic Form

    By Mehmet Halis Günel, Hüseyin Emre Ilgin

    The structural challenges of building 800 metres into the sky are substantial, and include several factors which do not affect low-rise construction. This book focusses on these areas specifically to provide the architectural and structural knowledge which must be...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Introduction to Crowd Science

    By G. Keith Still

    Demonstrates Real-World Case Studies from a Range of Event Sites Introduction to Crowd Science examines the growing rate of crowd-related accidents and incidents around the world. Using tools, methods, and worked examples gleaned from over 20 years of experience, this text provides an...

    Published June 30th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Transforming the Doctor's Office

    Principles from Evidence-based Design

    By Ann Sloan Devlin

    From the parking lot to the exam room, doctors can improve the physical surroundings for their patients, yet often they do not. Given the numerous and varied duties doctors must perform, it may fall to the design profession to implement changes, many based on research, to improve healthcare...

    Published June 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Humanitarian Architecture

    15 stories of architects working after disaster

    By Esther Charlesworth

    Never has the demand been so urgent for architects to respond to the design and planning challenges of rebuilding post-disaster sites and cities. In 2011, more people were displaced by natural disasters (42 million) than by wars and armed conflicts. And yet the number of architects equipped to deal...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  6. An Introduction to Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment

    By Peter Rickaby, Construction Products Association

    An Introduction to Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment comes in two parts. The first describes the fundamentals and preliminary considerations of planning a low carbon refurbishment project, before exploring various components of a house (walls, heating systems etc.). Each chapter includes references...

    Published June 16th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  7. Architectural System Structures

    Integrating Design Complexity in Industrialised Construction

    By Kasper Sánchez Vibæk

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    This book proposes a system structure in architectural design that conceptualises a systemic level in architecture and construction that lies between general construction techniques and specific architectural results. In order to make such a system structure operational, the elaboration of a model...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Age and Construction of English Housing

    By Simon Nicol, Chris Beer, Chris Scott

    There are some 22.4 million homes in England, housing 52 million people. They range from the smallest studio flat to the largest palace, and vary in age from medieval castles built of local stone to new homes designed to the most exacting sustainability standards. Numerous books have been written...

    Published May 31st 2014 by IHS BRE Press

  9. Doing Disability Differently

    An alternative handbook on architecture, dis/ability and designing for everyday life

    By Jos Boys

    This ground-breaking book aims to take a new and innovative view on how disability and architecture might be connected. Rather than putting disability at the end of the design process, centred mainly on compliance, it sees disability – and ability – as creative starting points for the whole design...

    Published May 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Shell Structures for Architecture

    Form Finding and Optimization

    Edited by Sigrid Adriaenssens, Philippe Block, Diederik Veenendaal, Chris Williams

    *** Featuring a foreword by Pritzker Prize Winner Shigeru Ban *** Bringing together experts from research and practice, Shell Structures for Architecture: Form Finding and Optimization presents contemporary design methods for shell and gridshell structures, covering form-finding and structural...

    Published April 22nd 2014 by Routledge