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

Digital Architecture

  • Digital Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Burry

    ‘Digital architecture’ is a relatively recent critical concept and encompasses all aspects of the discipline of architecture engaging with computation. It has evolved into a domain in its own right, as it were, rather than always being present from the first time architects ceded slide rule use in…

    Hardback – 2020-03-18 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Architecture

  • Self-Assembly Lab

    Experiments in Programming Matter, 1st Edition

    By Skylar Tibbits

    What if structures could build themselves or adapt to fluctuating environments? Skylar Tibbits, Director of the Self-Assembly Lab in the Department of Architecture at MIT, Cambridge, MA, crosses the boundaries between architecture, biology, materials science and the arts, to envision a world where…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24
    Routledge

  • BIM for Landscape

    1st Edition

    By Landscape Institute

    BIM (Building Information Modelling) is transforming working practices across the built environment sector, as clients, professionals, contractors and manufacturers throughout the supply chain grasp the opportunities that BIM presents. The first book ever to focus on the implementation of BIM…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge

  • Digital Design Exercises for Architecture Students

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jason S. Johnson, Joshua Vermillion

    Digital Design Exercises for Architecture Students teaches you the basics of digital design and fabrication tools with creative design exercises, featuring over 200 illustrations, which emphasize process and evaluation as key to designing in digital mediums. The book is software neutral, letting…

    Paperback – 2016-03-28
    Routledge

  • Landscape Architecture and Digital Technologies

    Re-conceptualising design and making, 1st Edition

    By Jillian Walliss, Heike Rahmann

    Landscape Architecture and Digital Technologies explores how digital technologies are reshaping design and making in landscape architecture. While the potentials of digital technologies are well documented within landscape planning and visualisation, their application within design practice is far…

    Paperback – 2016-02-11
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Adaptation

    From Cybernetics to Tangible Computing, 1st Edition

    By Socrates Yiannoudes

    Architecture and Adaptation discusses architectural projects that use computational technology to adapt to changing conditions and human needs. Topics include kinetic and transformable structures, digitally driven building parts, interactive installations, intelligent environments, early precedents…

    Paperback – 2016-02-02
    Routledge

  • Beyond BIM

    Architecture Information Modeling, 1st Edition

    By Danelle Briscoe

    Beyond BIM explores the vast and under-explored design potential undertaken by information modeling. Through a series of investigations grounded in the analysis of built work, interviews with leading practitioners, and speculative projects, the author catalogs the practical advantages and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15
    Routledge

  • Digital Vernacular

    Architectural Principles, Tools, and Processes, 1st Edition

    By James Stevens, Ralph Nelson

    Digital Vernacular addresses the why and how of digital fabrication in hundreds of step-by-step color images, illuminating a set of working principles and techniques that join theory with practice. Authors James Stevens and Ralph Nelson reconcile local traditions and innovations with globally…

    Paperback – 2015-08-28
    Routledge

  • Building Dynamics

    Exploring Architecture of Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Branko Kolarevic, Vera Parlac

    Buildings are increasingly ‘dynamic’: equipped with sensors, actuators and controllers, they ‘self-adjust’ in response to changes in the external and internal environments and patterns of use. Building Dynamics asks how this change manifests itself and what it means for architecture as buildings…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge

  • Permutation Design

    Buildings, Texts, and Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Kostas Terzidis

    In design, the problems that designers are called upon to solve can be regarded as a problem of permutations. A permutation is an ordered arrangement of elements in a set. In our case, the set is design and the elements are design components, such as lines, shapes, forms, or spaces. Traditionally,…

    Paperback – 2014-09-09
    Routledge

  • Parametric Building Design Using Autodesk Maya

    1st Edition

    By Ming Tang

    Due to its comprehensive tool-set and great potential for 3D modeling, more and more architectural design and interior design firms are adapting Autodesk Maya and integrating it into their practice. There has been no book aimed at architects and designers who wish to harness the opportunities…

    Paperback – 2014-01-29
    Routledge

  • Theories of the Digital in Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rivka Oxman, Robert Oxman

    In the form of a critical anthology, this book interlaces an ensemble of seminal articles by leading figures in the theory and practice of digital design with a series of original theoretical texts. It develops a meta-theory of the emerging interactions of media technologies and design in…

    Paperback – 2013-12-16
    Routledge

  • Design Games for Architecture

    Creating Digital Design Tools with Unity, 1st Edition

    By Aaron Westre

    Design Games for Architecture teaches you how to create playful software tools based on your architectural design processes, whether or not you are familiar with game design technology. The book combines the fun and engaging aspects of video games to ease the sometimes complex process of learning…

    Paperback – 2013-11-27
    Routledge

  • Architecture in Formation

    On the Nature of Information in Digital Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pablo Lorenzo-Eiroa, Aaron Sprecher

    Architecture in Formation is the first digital architecture manual that bridges multiple relationships between theory and practice, proposing a vital resource to structure the upcoming second digital revolution. Sixteen essays from practitioners, historians and theorists look at how information…

    Paperback – 2013-11-25
    Routledge

  • Co-Designers

    Cultures of Computer Simulation in Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Yanni Loukissas

    Designers employ a variety of tools and techniques for speculating about buildings before they are built. In their simplest form, these are personal thought experiments. However, embracing advanced computer simulations means engaging a network of specialized people and powerful machines. In this…

    Paperback – 2012-05-31
    Routledge

  • Persistent Modelling

    Extending the Role of Architectural Representation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Phil Ayres

    With contributions from some of the world’s most advanced thinkers on this subject, this book is essential reading for anyone looking at new ways of thinking about the digital within architecture. It speculates upon implications of Persistent Modelling for architectural practice, reconsidering the…

    Paperback – 2012-01-09
    Routledge

  • Elements of Parametric Design

    1st Edition

    By Robert Woodbury

    Driven by new computer and digital fabrication tools, the architectural designs that are being built are pushing boundaries of form, customization and construction. Pushed by practices wanting and needing to produce novelty, computer-aided design systems are increasingly parametric – that…

    Paperback – 2010-06-17
    Routledge

  • Emergent Technologies and Design

    Towards a Biological Paradigm for Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Michael Hensel, Achim Menges, Michael Weinstock

    Emergence - the process by which new and coherent structures, patterns and properties ‘emerge’ from within complex systems Traditional architecture starts from the premise that architectural structures are singular and fixed, and however well integrated are separate from their environment and…

    Paperback – 2010-01-26
    Routledge

  • Manufacturing Material Effects

    Rethinking Design and Making in Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Branko Kolarevic, Kevin Klinger

    Designers are becoming more directly involved in the fabrication process from the earliest stages of design. This book showcases the design and research work by some of the leading designers, makers and thinkers today. This highly illustrated text brings together a wealth of information and…

    Paperback – 2008-10-28
    Routledge

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