Architecture: Building Types

  • Cantilever Architecture book cover

    Cantilever Architecture

    By Kyoung Sun Moon

    Cantilever Architecture shows you how to integrate cantilever designs into your building from conception, to help you create support-free structures without the need for columns or walls, whether for balconies, stairs, to occupy the air rights of the lot next door, or to build super tall buildings.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-21 
    Routledge

  • Reification and Representation: Architecture in the Politico-Media-Complex book cover

    Reification and Representation

    Architecture in the Politico-Media-Complex

    By Graham Cairns

    The relationship between politics and the public relations industry is controversial and, at times, polemic. However, one component of this relationship that has yet to be investigated is the role of architecture. Arguing for a fundamental reconfiguration of our understanding of ‘political…

    Hardback – 2018-08-24 
    Routledge

  • A History of Russian Exposition and Festival Architecture: 1700-2014 book cover

    A History of Russian Exposition and Festival Architecture

    1700-2014

    Edited by Alla Aronova, Alexander Ortenberg

    This collection of 13 vignettes addresses several important episodes in the history of Russian temporary architecture and public art, from the royal festivals during the times of Peter the Great up to the recent venues including the Sochi Winter Olympics. The forms and the circumstances of their…

    Hardback – 2018-08-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • 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 – 2018-07-09 
    Routledge
    Public Interest Design Guidebooks

  • 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 – 2018-06-08 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-05-16
    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…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15
    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, Stephen Hicks, Camilla Lewis, Vanessa May

    Examining the relationships between architecture, home and community in the Claremont Court housing scheme in Edinburgh, Home and Community provides a novel perspective on the enabling potential of architecture that encompasses physical, spatial, relational and  temporal phenomena. Based on…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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, Chengdu…

    Hardback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Conservation: RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide book cover

    Conservation

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide

    By Hugh Feilden

    Conservation is part of a brand new series providing must-read practical guidance to running efficient and successful projects using the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013. Each guide takes a particular angle – in this case the author guides you through working on a conservation project - and explains the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-19
    RIBA Publishing

  • 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 – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

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