Architecture: Building Types

  • School Design Matters: How school environments relate to the practice and experience of teaching and learning book cover

    School Design Matters

    How school environments relate to the practice and experience of teaching and learning

    By Harry Daniels, Andrew Stables, Hau Ming Tse, Sarah Cox

    The Design Matters? project on which this book is based produced the most accurate picture ever of the effects of school design on the practice and experience of school, from perspectives of teachers, students and parents. This book reviews its fascinating conclusions and shows how school design…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Retrofits: Post War Residential Towers in Britain book cover

    Sustainable Retrofits

    Post War Residential Towers in Britain

    By Asterios Agkathidis, Rosa Urbano Gutiérrez

    Presenting the state-of-the-art in sustainable retrofits in post war residential towers, this book captures and re-informs the current intense refurbishing process that is taking place in Britain, which is part of a global phenomenon happening all over the world, as cities upgrade their building…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07 
    Routledge

  • Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater: American Architecture in the Depression Era book cover

    Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater

    American Architecture in the Depression Era

    By Catherine W Zipf

    Paperback – 2018-06-02 
    Routledge

  • Berthold Lubetkin’s Highpoint II and the Jewish Contribution to Modern English Architecture book cover

    Berthold Lubetkin’s Highpoint II and the Jewish Contribution to Modern English Architecture

    By Deborah Lewittes

    In 1935, the Russian-born Jewish architect Berthold Lubetkin and his firm Tecton designed Highpoint, a block of flats in London which Le Corbusier called ‘revolutionary’. Three years later, Lubetkin completed a companion design. Yet Highpoint II felt very different and the sense that the ideals of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Public Interest Design Education Guidebook: Curricula, Strategies, and SEED Academic Case Studies book cover

    Public Interest Design Education Guidebook

    Curricula, Strategies, and SEED Academic Case Studies

    Edited by Lisa M. Abendroth, Bryan Bell

    Public Interest Design Education Guidebook: Curricula, Strategies, and SEED Academic Case Studies presents the pedagogical framework and collective curriculum necessary to teach public interest designers. The second book in Routledge’s Public Interest Design Guidebook series, the editors and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-30 
    Routledge
    Public Interest Design Guidebooks

  • Captured Landscape: Architecture and the Enclosed Garden book cover

    Captured Landscape

    Architecture and the Enclosed Garden, 2nd Edition

    By Kate Baker

    The enclosed garden, or hortus conclusus, is a place where architecture and landscape come together. It has a long and varied history, ranging from the early paradise garden and cloister, the botanic garden and giardini segreto, the kitchen garden and as a stage for social display. The enclosed…

    Paperback – 2018-05-23 
    Routledge

  • Home and Community: Lessons from a Modernist Housing Scheme book cover

    Home and Community

    Lessons from a Modernist Housing Scheme

    By Sandra Costa Santos, Nadia Bertolino, Vanessa May, Stephen Hicks, Camilla Lewis

    This book explores the connections between architecture, home and community. It is based on the empirical examination of domestic experiences in a post-war modernist housing scheme: Claremont Court in Edinburgh, designed by Basil Spence. Offering a novel cross-disciplinary approach, it broadens our…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Small-Scale Public Transportable and Pre-Fabricated Buildings: Evaluating their Functional Performance book cover

    Small-Scale Public Transportable and Pre-Fabricated Buildings

    Evaluating their Functional Performance

    By Junjie Xi

    This book investigates the design, operation and use of contemporary transportable buildings, and explores how functional performance can be assessed in small-scale examples for public use alongside their relationship to other design elements. The research focuses on three case studies on Chengdu…

    Hardback – 2018-03-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Innovations in Behavioural Health Architecture book cover

    Innovations in Behavioural Health Architecture

    By Stephen Verderber

    Innovations in Behavioural Health Architecture is the most comprehensive book written on this topic in more than 40 years. It examines the ways in which healthcare architecture can contribute, as a highly valued informational and reference source, to the provision of psychiatric and addictive…

    Hardback – 2018-03-21 
    Routledge

  • The Sustainable Tall Building: A Design Primer book cover

    The Sustainable Tall Building

    A Design Primer

    By Philip Oldfield

    What factors can inform and inspire the design of a tall building? What are the design options and implications in terms of architectural organisation of form and core? How can a tall building design respond to the cultural and social characteristics of a region? How can a tall building achieve a…

    Paperback – 2018-01-30 
    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 – 2018-01-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Spatial Design with Children: How to do it book cover

    Spatial Design with Children

    How to do it

    By Rosie Parnell, Jo Birch, Maria Patsarika, Maša Šorn

    Architects and designers have been endlessly fascinated and inspired by working with children and young people. The relationship between the designer and child is potentially a rich source of learning and development for both, leading to new thinking about the design of our built environments.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-15
    Routledge

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