Architecture: Bestsellers

10Bestsellers

  • The Routledge Companion to Architecture and Social Engagement book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Architecture and Social Engagement

    Edited by Farhan Karim

    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
    Routledge

  • Architectural Science and the Sun: The poetics and pragmatics of solar design book cover

    Architectural Science and the Sun

    The poetics and pragmatics of solar design

    By Dason Whitsett, Matt Fajkus

    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
    Routledge

  • Vertical Urbanism: Designing Compact Cities in China book cover

    Vertical Urbanism

    Designing Compact Cities in China

    Edited by Zhongjie Lin, José L. S. Gámez

    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
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Why Architects Matter: Evidencing and Communicating the Value of Architects book cover

    Why Architects Matter

    Evidencing and Communicating the Value of Architects

    By Flora Samuel

    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
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Modernity, Space and Gender book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Modernity, Space and Gender

    Edited by Alexandra Staub

    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
    Routledge

  • Aalto, Utzon, Fehn: Three Paradigms of Phenomenological Architecture book cover

    Aalto, Utzon, Fehn

    Three Paradigms of Phenomenological Architecture

    By Roger Tyrrell

    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
    Routledge

  • Metric Handbook: Planning and Design Data book cover

    Metric Handbook

    Planning and Design Data, 6th Edition

    Edited by Pamela Buxton

    Significantly updated in reference to the latest construction standards and new building types Sustainable design integrated into chapters throughout Over half of the entire book has now been updated since 2015 Over 100,000 copies sold to successive generations of architects and designers…

    Paperback – 2018-02-22
    Routledge

  • The Interior Architecture Theory Reader book cover

    The Interior Architecture Theory Reader

    Edited by Gregory Marinic

    The Interior Architecture Theory Reader presents a global compilation that collectively and specifically defines interior architecture. Diverse views and comparative resources for interior architecture students, educators, scholars, and practitioners are needed to develop a proper canon…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge

  • The Green Studio Handbook: Environmental Strategies for Schematic Design book cover

    The Green Studio Handbook

    Environmental Strategies for Schematic Design, 3rd Edition

    By Alison G Kwok, Walter Grondzik

    The Green Studio Handbook remains an essential resource for design studios and professional practice. This extensive and user-friendly tool presents practical guidelines for the application of green strategies during the schematic design of buildings. Students and professionals can quickly get up…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge

  • A History of Architecture and Trade book cover

    A History of Architecture and Trade

    Edited by Patrick Haughey

    A History of Architecture and Trade draws together essays from an international roster of distinguished and emerging scholars to critically examine the important role architecture and urbanism played in the past five hundred years of global trading, moving away from a conventional Western narrative…

    Hardback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture