Architecture: Architectural Reference

  • Olympic Stadia: Theatres of Dreams book cover

    Olympic Stadia

    Theatres of Dreams, 1st Edition

    By Geraint John, Dave Parker

    Olympic Stadia: Theatres of Dreams provides a comprehensive account of the history and development of Olympic Stadia including: the evolution of running tracks, the introduction of lighting, and continuing improvements in spectator viewing and comfort standards. Co-authored by a world-renowned…

    Hardback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Digital Monuments: The Dreams and Abuses of Iconic Architecture book cover

    Digital Monuments

    The Dreams and Abuses of Iconic Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Simone Brott

    Digital Monuments radically explodes "iconic architecture" of the new millennium and its hijacking of the public imagination via the digital image. Hallucinatory constructions such as Rem Koolhaas’s CCTV headquarters in Beijing, Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, and Zaha Hadid’s Performing…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook on the Reception of Classical Architecture book cover

    The Routledge Handbook on the Reception of Classical Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Temple, Andrzej Piotrowski, Juan Manuel Heredia

    This is the first comprehensive study of the reception of classical architecture in different regions of the world. Exploring the impact of colonialism, trade, slavery, religious missions, political ideology and intellectual/artistic exchange, the authors demonstrate how classical principles and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Architect's Legal Pocket Book book cover

    Architect's Legal Pocket Book

    3rd Edition

    By Matthew Cousins

    A little book that’s big on information, the Architect’s Legal Pocket Book is the definitive reference guide 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 – 2019-09-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Pocket Books

  • The Routledge Companion to Critical Approaches to Contemporary Architecture book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Critical Approaches to Contemporary Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Swati Chattopadhyay, Jeremy White

    The Routledge Companion to Critical Approaches to Contemporary Architecture convenes a wide array of critical voices from architecture, art history, urbanism, geography, anthropology, media and performance studies, computer science, bio-engineering, environmental studies, and sociology that help us…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge

  • The Geometry of Environment: An Introduction to Spatial Organization in Design book cover

    The Geometry of Environment

    An Introduction to Spatial Organization in Design, 1st Edition

    By Lionel March, Philip Steadman

    Originally published in 1971 The Geometry of Environment is a fusion of art and mathematics introducing stimulating ideas from modern geometry, using illustrations from architecture and design. The revolution in the teaching of mathematics and the advent of the computer in design challenge…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Defining Contemporary Professionalism (missing jacket): For Architects in Practice and Education book cover

    Defining Contemporary Professionalism (missing jacket)

    For Architects in Practice and Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Jones, Rob Hyde

    This book is a series of curated essays by high-profile architecture and design leaders and educators on the topic of professionalism. The book first sets out the current agenda - defining professionalism for the architecture sector - before moving on to focus on delivering the increased…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Peirce for Architects book cover

    Peirce for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Richard Coyne

    Ideas gain legitimacy as they are put to some practical use. A study of Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) supports this pragmatism as a way of thinking about truth and meaning. Architecture has a strong pragmatic strand, not least as we think of building users, architecture as a practice, the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Thinkers for Architects

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Product Design book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Product Design

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Chapman

    As a cultivated form of invention, product design is a deeply human phenomenon that enables us to shape, modify and alter the world around us – for better or worse. The recent emergence of the sustainability imperative in product design compels us to recalibrate the parameters of good design in an…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Diagramming the Big Idea: Methods for Architectural Composition book cover

    Diagramming the Big Idea

    Methods for Architectural Composition, 2nd Edition

    By Jeffrey Balmer, Michael T. Swisher

    Becoming an architect is a daunting task. Beyond the acquisition of new skills and procedures, beginning designers face an entirely unfamiliar mode of knowledge: design thinking. In Diagramming the Big Idea, Jeffrey Balmer and Michael T. Swisher introduce the fundamentals of design thinking by…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

  • Narratives of Architectural Education: From Student to Architect book cover

    Narratives of Architectural Education

    From Student to Architect, 1st Edition

    By James Thompson

    Narratives of Architectural Education provides an overview of life as an architecture student, detailing how a layperson may develop an architectural identity. This book proposes becoming an architect as a personal narrative of professional development structured around various stages and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Spatial Violence book cover

    Spatial Violence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Herscher, Anooradha Siddiqi

    This book poses spatial violence as a constitutive dimension of architecture and its epistemologies, as well as a method for theoretical and historical inquiry intrinsic to architecture; and thereby offers an alternative to predominant readings of spatial violence as a topic, event, fact, or other…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

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