Architecture: Architectural Reference

  • The Portfolio: A Guide for Architects and Designers book cover

    The Portfolio

    A Guide for Architects and Designers, 2nd Edition

    By Igor Marjanović, Katerina Rüedi Ray, Lesley Naa Norle Lokko, Elisa Kim

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Research Methods and Techniques in Architecture book cover

    Research Methods and Techniques in Architecture

    By Elzbieta Danuta Niezabitowska

    A strictly scientific approach to research design in architecture is no longer adequate. With contemporary considerations like behavior, health, and environmental protection, architects and students alike need holistic research methodologies that incorporate qualitative elements as well as more…

    Paperback – 2018-05-24 
    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 – 2018-02-16 
    Routledge

  • Sustainaspeak: A Guide to Sustainable Design Terms book cover

    Sustainaspeak

    A Guide to Sustainable Design Terms

    By Elizabeth Lewis

    Architecture 2030; BUG; Biophilic Design; BIPV; Circular Economy; LEED; Passive Design; Solar Chimney; Systems Thinking; WELL; Xeriscaping What does it all mean? The complex and evolving language used in the sustainable design community can be very challenging, particularly to those new to…

    Paperback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Building the Architect's Character: Explorations in Traits book cover

    Building the Architect's Character

    Explorations in Traits

    By Kendra Schank Smith, Albert C. Smith

    An understanding of architects’ character traits can offer important insights into how they design buildings. These traits include leadership skills necessary to coordinate a team, honest and ethical behavior, being well educated and possessing a life-long love of learning, flexibility,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-27 
    Routledge

  • Steel Design book cover

    Steel Design

    Edited by Paul W. McMullin, Jonathan S. Price, Richard T. Seelos

    Steel Design covers steel design fundamentals for 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 comprehensive overview using…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge
    Architect's Guidebooks to Structures

  • Managing Quality in Architecture: Integrating BIM, Risk and Design Process book cover

    Managing Quality in Architecture

    Integrating BIM, Risk and Design Process, 2nd Edition

    By Charles Nelson

    Completely revised throughout for this second edition, Managing Quality in Architecture addresses the new ISO 9001 standards after the significant 2015 revision. ISO 9001 is the global standard for quality, and firms certified under the 2008 edition have three years to upgrade their quality systems…

    Paperback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

  • Le Corbusier book cover

    Le Corbusier

    Edited by Graham Livesey, Antony Moulis

    Le Corbusier (1887-1965), born Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris in La Chaux-de-Fonds (Switzerland), is considered by many to be the most influential architect of the twentieth century. Educated in his hometown in the Arts and Crafts tradition under his mentor Charles L’Éplattenier, his early training…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06
    Routledge
    Critical Assessments in Architecture

  • Remembering Places: A Memoir book cover

    Remembering Places: A Memoir

    By Joseph Rykwert

    Born in Warsaw in 1926, Joseph Rykwert is one of the best-known critics and historians of architecture. One of very few writers to be awarded the RIBA’s highest honour, the Royal Gold Medal, in 2014, and author of countless books and essays, his influence over the past 60 years cannot be…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28
    Routledge

  • Special Structural Topics book cover

    Special Structural Topics

    Edited by Paul W. McMullin, Jonathan S. Price, Sarah Simchuk

    Special Structural Topics covers specialty structural situations for students and professional architects and engineers, such as soil mechanics, structural retrofit, structural integrity, cladding design, blast considerations, vibration, and structural sustainability. As part of the Architect’s…

    Paperback – 2017-07-21
    Routledge
    Architect's Guidebooks to Structures

  • Case Study Strategies for Architects and Designers: Integrative Data Research Methods book cover

    Case Study Strategies for Architects and Designers

    Integrative Data Research Methods

    By Marja Sarvimaki

    Case Study Strategies for Architects and Designers explains methods in evidence-based design, also called practice-based research, to show you the value of research to your designs. Topics covered pertain to data collection and analysis techniques, including surveys, interviews, fieldwork…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Modernity: Enlightenment and Revolution – ideal and unforeseen consequence book cover

    Modernity

    Enlightenment and Revolution – ideal and unforeseen consequence

    By Christopher Tadgell

    The seventh book in the Architecture in Context series, this is a comprehensive survey of the European tradition of architecture from the pre-dawn of the Enlightenment in early Georgian England to the triumph of Brutalism in the seventh decade of the twentieth century. The three main sections are…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01
    Routledge
    Architecture in Context

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