Architecture: New Books for Professionals

9New Books for Professionals

  • Colour and Light: Spatial Experience book cover

    Colour and Light

    Spatial Experience

    Edited by Karin Fridell Anter, Ulf Klaren

    Colour and Light: Spatial Experience describes the coherent interaction of light and colour in the spatial context. It explains the nature of light to colour specialists, and the nature of colour to light specialists, simultaneously conveying an understanding that light and colour must be thought…

    Paperback – 2017-05-17
    Routledge

  • Design for Mental and Behavioral Health book cover

    Design for Mental and Behavioral Health

    By Mardelle McCuskey Shepley, Samira Pasha

    Studies confirm that the physical environment influences health outcomes, emotional state, preference, satisfaction and orientation, but very little research has focused on mental and behavioural health settings. This book summarizes design principles and design research for individuals who are…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Timber Design book cover

    Timber Design

    Edited by Paul W. McMullin, Jonathan S. Price

    Timber Design covers timber fundamentals for students and professional architects and engineers, such as tension elements, flexural elements, shear and torsion, compression elements, connections, and lateral design. As part of the Architect’s Guidebooks to Structures series, it provides a…

    Paperback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge
    Architect's Guidebooks to Structures

  • 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

  • Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment book cover

    Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment

    By Emilio Jose Garcia, Brenda Vale

    In this timely book, Emilio Jose Garcia and Brenda Vale explore what sustainability and resilience might mean when applied to the built environment. Conceived as a primer for students and professionals, it defines what the terms sustainability and resilience mean and how they are related to each…

    Paperback – 2017-03-24
    Routledge

  • Offsite Architecture: Constructing the future book cover

    Offsite Architecture

    Constructing the future

    Edited by Ryan E. Smith, John D. Quale

    Architects have been intrigued by prefabricated construction since the early twentieth century. Recent advances in design, engineering and manufacturing processes have led to a significant expansion in the use of pre-assembled components, which are fitted to finished structures on site.…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • Creating Urban Agricultural Systems: An Integrated Approach to Design book cover

    Creating Urban Agricultural Systems

    An Integrated Approach to Design

    By Gundula Proksch

    Creating Urban Agriculture Systems provides you with background, expertise, and inspiration for designing with urban agriculture. It shows you how to grow food in buildings and cities, operate growing systems, and integrate them with natural cycles and existing infrastructures. It teaches you the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Fabric Formwork Book: Methods for Building New Architectural and Structural Forms in Concrete book cover

    The Fabric Formwork Book

    Methods for Building New Architectural and Structural Forms in Concrete

    By Mark West

    Concrete is the most used man-made material in the world and is the fundamental physical medium for most of the world’s architecture and construction. The character of concrete is largely the product of the rigid moulds that have shaped it since its invention in antiquity. The advent of flexible…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge

  • Design Management book cover

    Design Management

    By Stephen Emmitt

    This is a design guide for architects, engineers and contractors concerning the principles and application of design management. This book addresses the value that design management and design managers contribute to construction projects. As part of the PocketArchitecture series, Design Management…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    PocketArchitecture