Architecture: Collections

Architecture New and Key Titles

Our latest books, covering a wide range of key areas within Architecture for students, instructors, researchers, and professors.

Architectural Design, Drawing and Presentation

  • Geometric Computation: Foundations for Design

    1st Edition

    By Joy Ko, Kyle Steinfeld

    Geometric Computation: Foundations for Design describes the mathematical and computational concepts that are central to the practical application of design computation in a manner tailored to the visual designer. Uniquely pairing key topics in code and geometry, this book develops the two key…

    Paperback – 2018-02-19
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charissa N. Terranova, Meredith Tromble

    The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture collects thirty essays from a transdisciplinary array of experts on biology in art and architecture. The book presents a diversity of hybrid art-and-science thinking, revealing how science and culture are interwoven. The book situates…

    Hardback – 2016-09-08
    Routledge

  • Processes of Creating Space

    An Architectural Design Workbook, 1st Edition

    By Georg Rafailidis, Stephanie Davidson

    Processes of Creating Space is a workbook for beginning designers that shows how to generate space with user experiences in mind. It explains how to keenly perceive your world and seamlessly integrate architectural representation into your design process. The book uses two main strategies, blending…

    Paperback – 2016-07-26
    Routledge

  • Designing for Autism Spectrum Disorders

    1st Edition

    By Kristi Gaines, Angela Bourne, Michelle Pearson, Mesha Kleibrink

    Winner of the 2017 IDEC Book Award, 2017 EDRA Great Places Award (Book Category), 2017 American Society of Interior Designers Joel Polsky Prize and the 2016 International Interior Design Association TXOK Research Award Designing for Autism Spectrum Disorders explains the influence of the natural…

    Hardback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge

  • Craft of Use

    Post-Growth Fashion, 1st Edition

    By Kate Fletcher

    This book explores the ‘craft of use’, the cultivated, ordinary and ingenious ideas and practices that promote satisfying and resourceful use of garments, presenting them as an alternative, dynamic, experiential frame with which to articulate and foster sustainability in the fashion sector. Here…

    Paperback – 2016-04-08
    Routledge

  • Ethnography for Designers

    1st Edition

    By Galen Cranz

    Ethnography for Designers teaches architects and designers how to listen actively to the knowledge people have about their own culture. This approach gives structure to values and qualities. It does this by noting the terms and underlying structure of thought people use to describe aspects of their…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25
    Routledge

  • Beginning Design Technology

    1st Edition

    By Mike Christenson

    Beginning Design Technology introduces how design technologies work together, including tools, materials, and software, such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Autodesk AutoCAD, and others. It teaches you how to think about each design tool, whether a software program or physical modelmaking,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge

  • Studio Studies

    Operations, Topologies & Displacements, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ignacio Farías, Alex Wilkie

    Consider the vast array of things around you, from the building you are in, the lights illuminating the interior, the computational devices mediating your life, the music in the background, even the crockery, furniture and glassware you are in the presence of. Common to all these objects is that…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Diversity and Design

    Understanding Hidden Consequences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beth Tauke, Korydon Smith, Charles Davis

    Diversity and Design explores how design - whether of products, buildings, landscapes, cities, media, or systems - affects diverse members of society. Fifteen case studies in television, marketing, product design, architecture, film, video games, and more, illustrate the profound, though often…

    Paperback – 2015-10-16
    Routledge

  • What Architecture Means

    Connecting Ideas and Design, 1st Edition

    By Denise Costanzo

    What Architecture Means introduces you to architecture and allows you to explore the connections between design ideas and values across time, space, and culture. It equips you to play an active and informed role in architecture either as a professional or as a consumer, client, and citizen. By…

    Paperback – 2015-08-03
    Routledge

  • Drawing the Unbuildable

    Seriality and Reproduction in Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Nerma Cridge

    Architecture is conventionally seen as being synonymous with building. In contrast, this book introduces and defines a new category - the unbuildable. The unbuildable involves projects that are not just unbuilt, but cannot be built. This distinct form of architectural project has an important and…

    Hardback – 2015-06-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Interpreting Site

    Studies in Perception, Representation, and Design, 1st Edition

    By Genevieve S. Baudoin

    Interpreting Site explains the basic methods architects use to translate what you perceive to represent the complex conditions that physically and mentally "construe" a site, helping to shape the ultimate design. Within each of the four themes---defining site, experiencing site, spatializing site,…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge

  • Programming the Built Environment (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser

    Architectural programming – the analysis of any given environment to satisfy users’ needs – has become a given prerequisite to the design process. The programming process is often a complicated one: users’ present and future needs must be identified; space allowances, often predetermined, must be…

    Hardback – 2015-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Drawing from Practice

    Architects and the Meaning of Freehand, 1st Edition

    By J. Michael Welton

    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 – 2015-04-27
    Routledge

  • Seismic Design of Concrete Buildings to Eurocode 8

    1st Edition

    By Michael N. Fardis, Eduardo C. Carvalho, Peter Fajfar, Alain Pecker

    An Original Source of Expressions and Tools for the Design of Concrete Elements with Eurocode Seismic design of concrete buildings needs to be performed to a strong and recognized standard. Eurocode 8 was introduced recently in the 30 countries belonging to CEN, as part of the suite of Structural…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    CRC Press

  • Hybrid Drawing Techniques

    Design Process and Presentation, 1st Edition

    By Gilbert Gorski

    Hybrid Drawing Techniques: Design Process and Presentation reaffirms the value of traditional hand drawing in the design process by demonstrating how to integrate it with digital techniques; enhancing and streamlining the investigative process while at the same time yielding superior presentation…

    Paperback – 2015-01-14
    Routledge

  • Cognitive Architecture

    Designing for How We Respond to the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    By Ann Sussman, Justin B Hollander

    *Winner of the Environmental Design Research Association 2016 Place Research Award!* In Cognitive Architecture, the authors review new findings in psychology and neuroscience to help architects and planners better understand their clients as the sophisticated mammals they are, arriving in the world…

    Paperback – 2014-12-02
    Routledge

  • Twenty-Five Buildings Every Architect Should Understand

    a revised and expanded edition of Twenty Buildings Every Architect Should Understand, 2nd Edition

    By Simon Unwin

    Twenty-Five Buildings Every Architect Should Understand is an essential companion to Simon Unwin’s Analysing Architecture, and part of the trilogy which also includes his Exercises in Architecture: Learning to Think as an Architect. Together the three books offer an introduction to the workings of…

    Paperback – 2014-11-17
    Routledge

  • Developing Your Design Process

    Six Key Concepts for Studio, 1st Edition

    By Albert C. Smith, Kendra Schank Smith

    Developing Your Design Process is your primary source for acquiring knowledge of how and why you design. It will help you understand how architects think as well as learn why you should educate yourself about design culture. You'll explore the spark of imagination that leads to a strong concept,…

    Paperback – 2014-10-22
    Routledge

  • The Death of Drawing

    Architecture in the Age of Simulation, 1st Edition

    By David Ross Scheer

    The Death of Drawing explores the causes and effects of the epochal shift from drawing to computation as the chief design and communication medium in architecture. Drawing both framed the thinking of architects and organized the design and construction process to place architects at its center. Its…

    Paperback – 2014-08-05
    Routledge

  • The Art of City Sketching

    A Field Manual, 1st Edition

    By Michael Abrams

    The Art of City Sketching: A Field Manual guides you through the laborious and sometimes complex process of sketching what you see in the built environment so that you can learn to draw what you imagine. Illustrated with hundreds of drawings by students and professionals of cityscapes around Europe…

    Paperback – 2014-06-12
    Routledge

  • Conversations With Form

    A Workbook for Students of Architecture, 1st Edition

    By N. John Habraken, Andrés Mignucci, Jonathan Teicher

    Through a progressive series of exercises - accompanied by observational studies, examples and applied theory - Conversations with Form: A Workbook for Students of Architecture improves designers’ understanding, dexterity and resilience in making form. It specifically focuses on the skills needed…

    Paperback – 2014-06-11
    Routledge

  • Architectural Topographies

    A Graphic Lexicon of How Buildings Touch the Ground, 1st Edition

    By Tomà Berlanda

    Architectural Topographies is a critical dictionary for architects and landscape architects in which the graphic lexicon can be read from a beginning, the ground, to a conclusion, the specific case studies. Meant as a tool to help you recognise, analyse, choose, and invent solutions, the book's key…

    Paperback – 2014-06-10
    Routledge

  • Designing Sustainability

    Making radical changes in a material world, 1st Edition

    By Stuart Walker

    What is the relationship between design, sustainability, inner values and spirituality? How can we create designs that provide a convincing alternative to unsustainable interpretations of progress, growth, consumerism and commercialism? Building on the arguments first advanced in his widely…

    Paperback – 2014-05-15
    Routledge

  • Architecture Live Projects

    Pedagogy into Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Harriet Harriss, Lynnette Widder

    Architecture Live Projects provides a persuasive, evidence-based advocacy for moving a particular kind of architectural learning, known as Live Projects, towards a holistic integration into current and future architectural curricula. Live Projects are work completed in the borderlands between…

    Paperback – 2014-05-12
    Routledge

  • What an Architecture Student Should Know

    1st Edition

    By Jadwiga Krupinska

    It's not just you. Every architecture student is initially confused by architecture school - an education so different that it doesn't compare to anything else. A student’s joy at being chosen in stiff competition with many other applicants can turn to doubt when he or she struggles to understand…

    Paperback – 2014-04-30
    Routledge

  • Process: Material and Representation in Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Gail Peter Borden

    This book examines the interrelationship of representational methods and material systems as fundamental drivers of the design process. Identifying four primary categories of representational logics - point, line, surface, mass - each category is illustrated through four precedent projects that…

    Paperback – 2014-01-31
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Fashion and Textiles

    Design Journeys, 2nd Edition

    By Kate Fletcher

    Praise for the previous edition: "[A] fascinating book." John Thackara, Doors of Perception "Provides the foundations for a radical new perspective." Ethical Pulse "At last a book that dispels the idea that fashion is only interested in trend-driven fluff: not only does it have a brain, but it…

    Paperback – 2014-01-09
    Routledge

  • Analysing Architecture

    4th Edition

    By Simon Unwin

    Now in its fourth edition, Analysing Architecture has become internationally established as the best introduction to architecture. Aimed primarily at those wishing to become professional architects, it also offers those in disciplines related to architecture (from archaeology to stage design,…

    Paperback – 2014-01-06
    Routledge

  • Collage and Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer A.E. Shields

    Collage and Architecture is the first book to cover collage as a tool for design in architecture, making it a valuable resource for students and practitioners. Author Jennifer Shields uses the artworks and built projects of leading artists and architects, such as Le Corbusier, Daniel Libeskind, and…

    Paperback – 2013-12-21
    Routledge

  • Seeing and Making in Architecture

    Design Exercises, 1st Edition

    By Taiji Miyasaka

    You always aim to achieve that moment of insight that leads to ingenuity and novelty in your design, but sometimes it remains elusive. This book presents a variety of techniques for mapping and making hands-on design/build projects, and relates this work to real architecture. It helps you to learn…

    Paperback – 2013-09-19
    Routledge

  • From Organisation to Decoration

    An Interiors Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graeme Brooker, Sally Stone

    From Organisation to Decoration: An Interiors Reader is a reader for students, scholars and practitioners interested in the theories, processes and principles of the aspects of the theory and practice of interior architecture, interior design and interior decoration. The book is divided into three…

    Paperback – 2012-11-29
    Routledge

  • Design Innovation for the Built Environment

    Research by Design and the Renovation of Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael U. Hensel

    Today architecture and other fields in the built environment face the steep task of answering complex questions pertaining to sustainability, performance, and adaptability. How are these disciplines to accomplish these difficult tasks at such an immense pace? How might architectural…

    Paperback – 2012-02-02
    Routledge

  • Exercises in Architecture

    Learning to Think as an Architect, 1st Edition

    By Simon Unwin

    Architecture is a doing word. You can learn a great deal about the workings of architecture through analysing examples but a fuller understanding of its powers and potential comes through practice, by trying to do it... This book offers student architects a series of exercises that will develop…

    Paperback – 2012-01-06
    Routledge

  • Designing Architecture

    The Elements of Process, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Pressman

    Designing Architecture is an indispensable tool to assist both students and young architects in formulating an idea, transforming it into a building, and making effective design decisions. This book promotes integrative and critical thinking in the preliminary design of buildings to inspire…

    Paperback – 2011-12-07
    Routledge

Contact our Editors:

Fran Ford - Publisher, Architecture

Wendy Fuller - Editor, Architecture, Architectural Conservation, Industrial Design, and Interiors

Louise Fox - Editor, Landscape and Built Environment Research