Architecture: Top 10 Bestsellers

10Top 10 Bestsellers

  • HLM50+ Towards a Social Architecture book cover

    HLM50+ Towards a Social Architecture

    By Tony Monk

    Since its sudden and dramatic formation upon winning the competition to design Paisley Civic Centre in 1963, Hutchison Locke and Monk (HLM Architects) has consistently served and adapted to the changing requirements of Britain’s welfare state, and has instinctively dedicated its professional…

    Hardback – 2017-07-19 
    Routledge

  • Architect's Pocket Book book cover

    Architect's Pocket Book

    5th Edition

    By Jonathan Hetreed, Ann Ross, Charlotte Baden-Powell

    This handy pocket book brings together a wealth of useful information that architects need on a daily basis – on-site or in the studio. It provides clear guidance and invaluable detail on a wide range of issues, from planning policy through environmental design to complying with Building…

    Paperback – 2017-04-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Pocket Books

  • Advancing Wood Architecture: A Computational Approach book cover

    Advancing Wood Architecture

    A Computational Approach

    Edited by Achim Menges, Tobias Schwinn, Oliver David Krieg

    In light of environmental challenges architecture is facing, wood is no longer regarded as outmoded, nostalgic, and rooted in the past, but increasingly recognized as one of the most promising building materials for the future. Recent years have seen unprecedented innovation of new technologies for…

    Paperback – 2016-08-18
    Routledge

  • Sketching for Engineers and Architects book cover

    Sketching for Engineers and Architects

    By Ron Slade

    Using real working drawings from a 50 year career, Ron Slade shows how drawing remains at the heart of the design process in the everyday working life of engineers and architects. The book explains simple techniques that can be learnt and used to enhance any professional’s natural ability. Using…

    Hardback – 2016-05-25
    Routledge

  • Architect's Legal Pocket Book book cover

    Architect's Legal Pocket Book

    2nd Edition

    By Matthew Cousins

    A little book that's big on information, the Architect's Legal Pocket Book is the definitive reference on legal issues for architects and architectural students. This handy pocket guide covers key legal principles which will help you to quickly understand the law and where to go for further…

    Paperback – 2015-08-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Pocket Books

  • Graphic Design for Architects: A Manual for Visual Communication book cover

    Graphic Design for Architects

    A Manual for Visual Communication

    By Karen Lewis

    Graphic Design for Architects is a handbook of techniques, explanations and examples of graphic design most relevant to architects. The book covers a variety of scales of graphic design, everything from portfolio design and competition boards, to signage and building super-graphics – to address…

    Paperback – 2015-06-30
    Routledge

  • Metric Handbook: Planning and Design Data book cover

    Metric Handbook

    Planning and Design Data, 5th Edition

    Edited by Pamela Buxton

    Significantly updated in reference to the latest construction standards and evolving building types Many chapters revised including housing, transport, offices, libraries and hotels New chapter on flood-aware design Sustainable design integrated into chapters throughout Over 100,000 copies…

    Paperback – 2015-03-05
    Routledge

  • Analysing Architecture book cover

    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 – 2014-01-07
    Routledge

  • The Structural Basis of Architecture book cover

    The Structural Basis of Architecture

    2nd Edition

    By Bjorn N. Sandaker, Arne P. Eggen, Mark R. Cruvellier

    This is a book about structures that shows students how to "see" structures as integral to architecture, and how knowledge of structures is the basis for understanding both the mechanical and conceptual aspects inherent to the art of building. Analyzing the structural principles behind many of the…

    Paperback – 2011-04-18
    Routledge

  • The Green Studio Handbook book cover

    The Green Studio Handbook

    2nd Edition

    By Alison Kwok, Walter Grondzik

    Learn how to integrate green strategies into your building design. This practical handbook provides an essential introduction to green design strategies – helping you to understand how to save energy, water and material resources. It provides the information required to make judgments about which…

    Paperback – 2011-03-22
    Routledge