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.

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  • The User Perspective on Twenty-First-Century Art Museums

    1st Edition

    By Georgia Lindsay

    The User Perspective on Twenty-First Century Art Museums explains contemporary museums from the whole gamut of user experiences, whether users are preserving art, creating an exhibit, visiting, or part of institutions that use the architecture for branding. Fourteen museums from the United States,…

    Paperback – 2016-06-22
    Routledge

  • Designing Public Spaces in Hospitals

    1st Edition

    By Nicoletta Setola, Sabrina Borgianni

    Designing Public Spaces in Hospitals illustrates that in addition to their aesthetic function, public spaces in hospitals play a fundamental role concerning people’s satisfaction and experience of health care. The book highlights how spatial properties, such as accessibility, visibility, proximity,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-08
    Routledge

  • Designing Tall Buildings

    Structure as Architecture, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Sarkisian

    This second edition of Designing Tall Buildings, an accessible reference to guide you through the fundamental principles of designing high-rises, features two new chapters, additional sections, 400 images, project examples, and updated US and international codes. Each chapter focuses on a theme…

    Paperback – 2016-01-06
    Routledge

  • Designing Sacred Spaces

    1st Edition

    By Sherin Wing

    Sacred spaces exemplify some of the most exciting and challenging architecture today. Designing Sacred Spaces tells the inside story of seven architecture firms and their approaches to designing churches, mosques, synagogues and temples, monasteries and retreats. Twenty beautifully illustrated case…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16
    Routledge

  • Innovations in Transportable Healthcare Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Verderber

    Innovations in Transportable Healthcare Architecture is the first book to examine the ways that healthcare architecture can provide better assistance in disaster-stricken communities. Aimed at architects and other professionals working across the disaster relief sector, it provides: An overview of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • Sports Facilities and Technologies

    1st Edition

    By Peter Culley, John Pascoe

    Developers, designers and operators are increasingly needing to create versatile sport and leisure amenities that are of lasting value to local and wider communities. Placing facilities design and operation at the heart of sports development, this book adopts a holistic approach, integrating…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12
    Routledge

  • Integrating Care

    The architecture of the comprehensive health centre, 1st Edition

    By Justin De Syllas

    This book provides a timely review of the contemporary interpretation of the ‘comprehensive health centre’, a building type that was originally advocated by health reformers in the UK in the first half of the twentieth century. The book discusses the development of this idea, the failure under the…

    Paperback – 2015-06-10
    Routledge

  • Beyond Live/Work

    The Architecture of Home-based Work, 1st Edition

    By Frances Holliss

    Beyond Live/Work: the architecture of home-based work explores the old but neglected building type that combines dwelling and workplace, the ‘workhome’. It traces a previously untold architectural history illustrated by images of largely forgotten buildings. Despite having existed for hundreds, if…

    Paperback – 2015-03-16
    Routledge

  • BIG little house

    Small Houses Designed by Architects, 1st Edition

    By Donna Kacmar

     What are the challenges architects face when designing dwelling spaces of a limited size? And what can these projects tell us about architecture – and architectural principles – in general? In BIG little house, award-winning architect Donna Kacmar introduces twenty real-life examples of small…

    Paperback – 2015-02-11
    Routledge

  • University Planning and Architecture

    The search for perfection, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Coulson, Paul Roberts, Isabelle Taylor

    The environment of a university – what we term a campus – is a place with special resonance. They have long been the setting for some of history’s most exciting experiments in the design of the built environment. Christopher Wren at Cambridge, Le Corbusier at Harvard, and Norman Foster at the Free…

    Hardback – 2015-02-11
    Routledge

  • Design Tools for Evidence-Based Healthcare Design

    1st Edition

    By Michael Phiri

    The growing movement towards evidence-based healthcare design has largely emphasised a change of culture and attitudes. It has advocated for new ways of working, but until now, it has not focused on equipping healthcare clients and their designers with the practical means to exploit the potential…

    Paperback – 2014-12-18
    Routledge

  • School Design Together

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-07-16
    Routledge

  • Transforming the Doctor's Office

    Principles from Evidence-based Design, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-06-26
    Routledge

  • Doing Disability Differently

    An alternative handbook on architecture, dis/ability and designing for everyday life, 1st Edition

    By Jos Boys

    This ground-breaking book aims to take a new and innovative view on how disability and architecture might be connected. Rather than putting disability at the end of the design process, centred mainly on compliance, it sees disability – and ability – as creative starting points for the whole design…

    Paperback – 2014-05-20
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Art Museums

    A Decade of Design: 2000 - 2010, 1st Edition

    By Ronnie Self

    As a building type, art museums are unparalleled for the opportunities they provide for architectural investigation and experimentation. They are frequently key components of urban revitalization and often push the limits of building technology. Art museums are places of pleasure, education and…

    Paperback – 2014-03-18
    Routledge

  • Design for Pediatric and Neonatal Critical Care

    1st Edition

    By Mardelle McCuskey Shepley

    Design for Pediatric and Neonatal Critical Care provides an overview of the design and research issues associated with the development of environments for pediatric and neonatal intensive care. This is the first and only book dedicated to this topic and was created to support individuals interested…

    Hardback – 2014-03-12
    Routledge

  • Design in Modular Construction

    1st Edition

    By Mark Lawson, Ray Ogden, Chris Goodier

    Modular construction can dramatically improve efficiency in construction, through factory production of pre-engineered building units and their delivery to the site either as entire buildings or as substantial elements. The required technology and application are developing rapidly, but design is…

    Hardback – 2014-02-24
    CRC Press

  • Best Tall Buildings 2013

    CTBUH International Award Winning Projects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antony Wood, Steven Henry, Safarik Daniel

    The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is the world’s foremost authority on tall buildings. This book chronicles the annual awards process, in which the CTBUH recognizes outstanding tall buildings and design innovations that advance the potential of integrated sustainability in…

    Hardback – 2014-02-06
    Routledge

  • Making Leisure Work

    Architecture and the Experience Economy, 1st Edition

    By Brian Lonsway

    Contemporary architecture of theme-based design is examined in this book, leading to a new understanding of architecture's role in the increasingly diversified consumer environment. It explores the ‘Experience Economy’ to reveal how everyday environments strategically and opportunistically blur our…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge

  • Design for the Changing Educational Landscape

    Space, Place and the Future of Learning, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Harrison, Les Hutton

    The whole landscape of space use is undergoing a radical transformation. In the workplace a period of unprecedented change has created a mix of responses with one overriding outcome observable worldwide: the rise of distributed space. In the learning environment the social, political, economic and…

    Paperback – 2013-10-01
    Routledge

  • Architecture in Motion

    The history and development of portable building, 1st Edition

    By Robert Kronenburg

    The idea that architecture can be portable is one that grabs the imagination of both designers and the people who use it, perhaps because it so often forecasts a dynamic and creative solution to the complex problems of our contemporary mobile society, while at the same time dealing with issues…

    Paperback – 2013-09-04
    Routledge

  • The Spaces of the Hospital

    Spatiality and Urban Change in London 1680-1820, 1st Edition

    By Dana Arnold

    The Spaces of the Hospital examines how hospitals operated as a complex category of social, urban and architectural space in London from 1680 to 1820. This period witnessed the transformation of the city into a modern metropolis. The hospital was very much part of this process and its spaces, both…

    Paperback – 2013-07-08
    Routledge

  • Corrections and Collections

    Architectures for Art and Crime, 1st Edition

    By Joe Day

    America holds more than two million inmates in its prisons and jails, and hosts more than two million daily visits to museums, figures which represent a ten-fold increase in the last twenty-five years. Corrections and Collections explores and connects these two massive expansions in our built…

    Paperback – 2013-05-28
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Library Architecture

    A Planning and Design Guide, 1st Edition

    By Ken Worpole

    Focusing on the practical issues which need to be addressed by anyone involved in library design, here Ken Worpole offers his renowned expertise to architects, planners, library professionals, students, local government officers and members interested in creating and sustaining successful library…

    Paperback – 2013-04-17
    Routledge

  • Stadia

    The Populous Design and Development Guide, 5th Edition

    By Geraint John, Rod Sheard, Ben Vickery

    In this fully updated and redesigned edition of the essential and long-established Stadia, the authors offer their unrivalled expertise to all professionals who commission, plan, design, and manage high-quality sports venues. Ideas about the design and use of stadiums continue to evolve and this…

    Paperback – 2013-02-25
    Routledge

  • Design and Construction of High-Performance Homes

    Building Envelopes, Renewable Energies and Integrated Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Franca Trubiano

    Both professionals and students are increasingly committed to achieving high-performance metrics in the design, construction and operation of residential buildings. This book responds to this demand by offering a comprehensive guide which features: architectural innovations in building skin…

    Paperback – 2012-11-02
    Routledge

  • Designed for Habitat

    Collaborations with Habitat for Humanity, 1st Edition

    By David Hinson, Justin Miller

    If you're looking for ways to give back to your community, then this book, the first to profile thirteen projects designed and built by architects and Habitat for Humanity, will help. Detailed plans, sections, and photographs show you how these projects came about, the strategies used by each team…

    Paperback – 2012-07-23
    Routledge

  • Museum Making

    Narratives, Architectures, Exhibitions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne Macleod, Laura Hourston Hanks, Jonathan Hale

    Over recent decades, many museums, galleries and historic sites around the world have enjoyed an unprecedented level of large-scale investment in their capital infrastructure, in building refurbishments and new gallery displays. This period has also seen the creation of countless new purpose-built…

    Paperback – 2012-02-28
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • Living Over the Store

    Architecture and Local Urban Life, 1st Edition

    By Howard Davis

    The shop/house – the building combining commercial/retail uses and dwellings – appears over many periods of history in most cities in the world. This book combines architectural history, cross-cultural understandings and accounts of contemporary policy and building practice to provide a…

    Paperback – 2012-01-16
    Routledge

  • Live Architecture

    Venues, Stages and Arenas for Popular Music, 1st Edition

    By Robert Kronenburg

    Live Architecture explores the physical form of popular music performance space from 1960 to the present day. This book quantifies the factors that determine what makes a venue successful focusing on both famous and less well-known examples from the smallest barroom music space to the largest…

    Hardback – 2012-01-06
    Routledge

  • Towards Creative Learning Spaces

    Re-thinking the Architecture of Post-Compulsory Education, 1st Edition

    By Jos Boys

    This book offers new ways of investigating relationships between learning and the spaces in which it takes place. It suggests that we need to understand more about the distinctiveness of teaching and learning in post-compulsory education, and what it is that matters about the design of its spaces.…

    Paperback – 2010-11-19
    Routledge

  • Theatre Buildings

    A Design Guide, 1st Edition

    By Association of British Theatre Technicians

    Edited by Judith Strong

    The Association of British Theatre Technicians produced its first guide to the design and planning of theatres in 1972. Revised in 1986, it became the standard reference work for anyone involved in building, refurbishing, or creating a performance space. Theatre Buildings – a design guide is its…

    Hardback – 2010-06-07
    Routledge

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