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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Socially engaged architecture is a broad and emerging architectural genre that promises to redefine architecture from a market-driven profession to a mix of social business, altruism, and activism that intends to eradicate poverty, resolve social exclusion, and construct an egalitarian global…
Hardback – 2018-05-10
Architectural Science and the Sun synthesizes physics, climate, program, and perception to provide a foundation in the principles of architectural science related to the sun: solar geometry, solar analysis and design techniques, passive design principles, and daylighting. Part analytical handbook,…
Paperback – 2018-04-23
Studies of compact cities have evolved along with the rising awareness of climate change and sustainable development. Relevant debates, however, reveal that the prevailing definitions and practices of compact cities are tied primarily to traditional Western urban forms. This book reinterprets…
Hardback – 2018-04-10
Why Architects Matter examines the key role of research- led, ethical architects in promoting wellbeing, sustainability and innovation. It argues that the profession needs to be clear about what it knows and the value of what it knows if it is to work successfully with others. Without this clarity,…
Paperback – 2018-03-13
The Routledge Companion to Modernity, Space and Gender reframes the discussion of modernity, space and gender by examining how "modernity" has been defined in various cultural contexts of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, how this definition has been expressed spatially and architecturally,…
Hardback – 2018-03-13
This book examines the work of three seminal Nordic architects - Alvar Aalto, Jørn Utzon and Sverre Fehn - from a phenomenological perspective, utilising the methodology of 'paradigm' (or 'in the manner of''). Roger Tyrrell explains how the approach of each architect is defined by the…
Paperback – 2018-03-05
What is a manifesto? In basic terms, a manifesto is ‘the invention of future for the present’. We have been oblivious to the fact that the twentieth century was the century of manifestos. It was the century of programmatic declarations, radical and avant-garde political, artistic and architectural…
Hardback – 2019-02-19
Unlike books that concentrate on the monuments and other artefacts that architects produce, Constructing the Architect focuses on architecture as a disciplinary and professional process, an institution of society, and a career of learning and mastery. In doing so, it offers a lens into the…
Paperback – 2019-02-11
Design technology is changing both architectural practice and the role of the architect and related design professionals. With new technologies and work processes appearing every week, how can practitioners be expected to stay on top and thrive? In a word, Superusers. Superusers: Design Technology…
Paperback – 2019-02-11
Routledge is pleased to share with you our author Q&A session with Dr Davina Jackson for her recently published title Douglas Snelling: Pan-Pacific Modern Design and Architecture.
We are pleased to announce our latest award-winning Built Environment titles. Browse the articles below to find our more information about each book award or click here to download free chapters from our award-winning books
Robin Roy is our latest Routledge Featured Author. Read our interview to discover more about his recent book, Consumer Product Innovation and Sustainable Design: The Evolution and Impacts of Successful Products.
Stuart Walker is our latest Routledge Featured Author. Read our interview to discover more about his recent book, Design for Life: Creating Meaning in a Distracted World.
Yara Sharif is Routledge Architecture's latest Featured Author. Read our interview to discover more about her new book, Architecture of Resistance: Cultivating Moments of Possibility within the Palestinian/Israeli Conflict.
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.
BRE is an independent and impartial, research-based consultancy, testing and training organisation, which offers expertise in every aspect of the built environment and associated industries. Routledge has been IHS BRE Press’ partners since 2010, distributing their publications worldwide to practitioners, researchers, and manufacturers who need to stay informed of developments in an ever-changing industry.
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.
Krystal LaDuc acquires books on architecture and interiors for students, professionals and scholars. She publishes a wide range of text types including textbooks for undergraduate and graduate courses, design studios and seminars; professional texts for practicing architects and designers; supplemental texts for upper-level courses; scholarly titles for library reference. Krystal has been with Routledge since 2016 previously working on the planning and urban design list.
Fran Ford - Publisher, Architecture
Krystal LaDuc - Editor, Architecture
Grace Harrison - Editor, Landscape and Built Environment Research
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