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.
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The Recovery of Natural Environments in Architecture challenges the modern practice of sealing up and mechanically cooling public scaled buildings in whichever climate and environment they are located. This book unravels the extremely complex history of understanding and perception of air, bad air,…
Paperback – 2017-01-20
Building Research and Information
A successful design practice requires principals and staff who are creative, technically proficient, and financially savvy. Designing Profits focuses on the last component—the one that is so elusive for many architects, engineers, and construction professionals—the business aspects of practice.…
Paperback – 2015-12-17
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 – 2015-07-13
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 – 2015-07-09
Public Interest Design Guidebooks
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 – 2015-06-30
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 – 2015-05-28
Designbuild Education adopts the intellectual framework of American Pragmatism, which is a theory of action, to investigate architects’ compelling urge to build and how that manifests in collegiate designbuild programs. Organized into four themes—people, poetics, process, and practice—the book…
Paperback – 2017-02-16
The escalating interdependecy of nations drives global geopolitics to shift ever more quickly. Societies seem unable to control any change that affects their cities, whether positively or negatively. Challenges are global, but solutions need to be implemented locally. How can architectural research…
Hardback – 2017-02-16
Expanding his collected essays on architectural theory and criticism, Chris Abel pursues his explorations across disciplinary and regional boundaries in search of a deeper understanding of architecture in the evolution of human culture and identity formation. From his earliest writings predicting…
Paperback – 2017-02-16
Fletcher promotes a brave new thinking about sustainable fashion and how design can address the issue in altogether different ways—she not only offers a new dialogue, but a complete agenda for change.
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Routledge is proud to present our Architectural Conservation, Historic Preservation, and Heritage Management titles. We publish an extensive list of books by experts all over the world for use by professionals, scholars, students, and historic building owners.
We are pleased to present our latest books, covering a wide range of key areas within Architecture. You will find whatever you need to further your own studies, professional interests, and also be able to find essential reference materials.
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RIBA Publishing, the publishing arm of the Royal Institute of British Architects, is one of the leading providers of high quality information for architects, built environment professionals and students around the world. Taylor and Francis are the exclusive distributor outside of the UK and Ireland for all published titles from RIBA Enterprises, RIBA Enterprises remains the exclusive distributor for the UK and Ireland.
Fran Ford acquires books on architecture for professional and scholarly audiences. She has been commissioning for the Routledge architecture list since 2008 and publishes books in a variety of formats including professional texts, student textbooks, edited collections and scholarly handbooks. Where appropriate, the books on her list are highly designed and beautifully illustrated to appeal to their core markets.
Grace Harrison acquires books on landscape architecture for professionals, students and scholars. Published in a variety of formats and, where appropriate, highly designed and illustrated, these books cover topics such as gardens and designed landscapes, landscape conservation, sustainability, history, theory and urban landscapes. Additionally, she commissions research monographs in the areas of landscape, planning and architecture. Previously working on the architecture list at Routledge, she has been commissioning for landscape and built environment research since 2016.
Katharine Maller acquires books on architecture, beginning design, environmental design, industrial design, and interiors for students, professionals, and scholars. Typical books include student textbooks or studio companions, professional desk reference texts, supplemental texts, and library reference companions. She is particularly interested in commissioning books that examine the intersections of architecture and social justice. Katharine is happy to schedule phone calls and Skype video meetings to discuss book ideas and to connect via LinkedIn.
Fran Ford - Publisher, Architecture
Katharine Maller - Editor, Architecture
Grace Harrison - Editor, Landscape and Built Environment Research
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