Routledge Architecture publishes high-quality architecture books for professionals, students and academic researchers.
Routledge Architecture publishes books for professionals, students, and academic researchers. Our extensive portfolio, including cutting-edge trends and ideas, enables us to offer the breadth and depth you require. Our books present technical graphics and illustrations, often in color, to present new ideas, concepts, and methodology to help you improve your practice.
Plastics Now addresses one primary question: why do we build with plastics the way that we do? For decades, plastics have been described over and over again as "the future," yet we still do not know precisely what to do with them. Billie Faircloth argues that this inertia is due to plastics’…
Paperback – 2015-07-12
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…
Hardback – 2015-07-08
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…
Paperback – 2015-06-29
Emotionally Durable Design presents counterpoints to our ‘throwaway society’ by developing powerful design tools, methods and frameworks that build resilience into relationships between people and things. The book takes us beyond the sustainable design field’s established focus on energy and…
Paperback – 2015-05-27
Despite the growing demand for design strategies to reduce our petroleum use, no one has yet brought together the lessons of the world’s leading post-petroleum designers into a single resource. Post-Petroleum Design brings them together for the first time. Readers will be introduced to the most…
Paperback – 2015-05-14
Drawing from Practice explores and illuminates the ways that 26 diverse and reputable architects use freehand drawing to shape our built environment. Author J. Michael Welton traces the tactile sketch, from initial parti to finished product, through words, images, and photographs that reveal the…
Paperback – 2015-04-26
The seventh book in the Architecture in Context series, this is a comprehensive survey of European architecture from the pre-dawn of the Enlightenment in early Georgian England to the triumph of Brutalism in the seventh decade of the twentieth century. The three main sections of the book are…
Hardback – 2015-07-27
Architecture in Context
Economy and Architecture addresses a timely, critical, and much-debated topic in both its historical and contemporary dimensions. From the Apple Store in New York City, to the street markets of the Pan American Highway; from commercial Dubai to the public schools of Australia, this book takes a…
Paperback – 2015-07-21
Lighting can affect the health of people in buildings. This goes beyond the safety aspects of providing enough illumination to see by; lighting affects mood and human circadian rhythms, while poor lighting can, in principle, cause glare, headaches, eyestrain, skin conditions and various types of…
Paperback – 2015-07-17
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Read a fascinating interview with James F. Williamson, FAIA, the author of 'Kahn at Penn'. He reveals the reasons why he decided to write this book, what he found surprising when researching the book and his thoughts on architectural education today.
In our exclusive interview, Philip Plowright, author of Revealing Architectural Design, discusses his book's significance to the design aspect of architecture. Revealing Architectural Design is an advanced primer useful to anyone interested in increasing the quality of their architectural design proposals through understanding the conceptual tools used to achieve that process.
David Rockwood, author of Bamboo Gridshells, discusses his new book and it's relevance to ecologically sound building materials.
Steven A. Moore and Barbara B. Wilson, authors of Questioning Architectural Judgment, give us a fun and insightful look into their book and the controversies surrounding it.
Check out author Stuart Walker's blog post on his new book, Designing Sustainability.
Learn more about Stuart by visiting these sites: http://stuartwalker.org.uk/ and http://www.imagination.lancaster.ac.uk/people/Stuart_Walker
This original series offers clear, quick and accurate introductions to key thinkers who have written about architecture. Each book summarises what a thinker has to offer for architects.
Our latest books, covering a wide range of key areas within Sustainable Built Environment for students, instructors, researchers, and professors.
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