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New and Published Books

  1. 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 October 21st 2014 by IHS BRE Press

  2. The Shanghai Alleyway House

    A Vanishing Urban Vernacular

    By Gregory Bracken

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    As a nineteenth-century commercial development, the alleyway house was a hybrid of the traditional Chinese courtyard house and the Western terraced one. Unique to Shanghai, the alleyway house was a space where the blurring of the boundaries of public and private life created a vibrant social...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Architecture and the Welfare State

    Edited by Mark Swenarton, Tom Avermaete, Dirk van den Heuvel

    In the decades following World War Two, and in part in response to the Cold War, governments across Western Europe set out ambitious programmes for social welfare and the redistribution of wealth that aimed to improve the everyday lives of their citizens. Many of these welfare state programmes -...

    Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Architectural Temperance

    Spain and Rome, 1700-1759

    By Victor Deupi

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    Architectural Temperance examines relations between Bourbon Spain and papal Rome (1700-1759) through the lens of cultural politics. With a focus on key Spanish architects sent to study in Rome by the Bourbon Kings, the book also discusses the establishment of a program of architectural education at...

    Published August 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. University Trends

    Contemporary Campus Design

    By Jonathan Coulson, Paul Roberts, Isabelle Taylor

    A university campus is a place with special resonance: conjuring images of cloistered quadrangles and wood-panelled libraries, often echoing centuries of scholarly tradition. And yet it is also a place of cutting-edge science, interactive learning, youth, vibrancy, and energy. It is this dual...

    Published August 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 29th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. 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 29th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge