Architecture: Building Types

  • The Sustainable Tall Building: A Design Primer book cover

    The Sustainable Tall Building

    A Design Primer

    By Philip Oldfield

    The Sustainable Tall Building: A Design Primer is an accessible and highly illustrated guide, which primes those involved in the design and research of tall buildings to dramatically improve their sustainable performance. Using a mixture of original research and analysis, best-practice design…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Julian Abele: Architect and the Beaux Arts book cover

    Julian Abele

    Architect and the Beaux Arts

    By Dreck Spurlock Wilson

    Julian Abele, Architect and the Beaux Arts uncovers the life of one of the first African American architects. Despite racial segregation at the beginning of the 20th century, Abele received his architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Wilson traces Abele’s progress as he went on to…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Minorities in Architecture

  • Tokyo Roji: The Diversity and Versatility of Alleys in a City in Transition book cover

    Tokyo Roji

    The Diversity and Versatility of Alleys in a City in Transition

    By Heide Imai

    The Japanese urban alleyway, which was once part of people’s personal spatial sphere and everyday life has been transformed by diverse and competing interests. Marginalised through the emergence of new forms of housing and public spaces, re-appropriated by different fields, and re-invented by the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-17 
    Routledge

  • Flexibility and Design: Learning from the School Construction Systems Development (SCSD) Project book cover

    Flexibility and Design

    Learning from the School Construction Systems Development (SCSD) Project

    By Joshua D. Lee

    This book questions flexibility as a design approach by providing a longitudinal analysis of an innovative architectural experiment called the School Construction Systems Development (SCSD) project. The SCSD pioneered the use of performance specifications to create an open, prefabricated, and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Healthcare Architecture as Infrastructure: Open Building in Practice book cover

    Healthcare Architecture as Infrastructure

    Open Building in Practice

    Edited by Stephen H. Kendall

    Architects and healthcare clients are increasingly coming to recognize that, once built, healthcare facilities are almost immediately subject to physical alterations which both respond to and affect healthcare practices. This puts into question the traditional ways in which these facilities are…

    Paperback – 2018-12-06 
    Routledge

  • The New Public Library: Design Innovation for the Twenty-First Century book cover

    The New Public Library

    Design Innovation for the Twenty-First Century

    By R. Thomas Hille

    The New Public Library is an in-depth design study of an exemplary collection of recent public libraries, and the historical precedents that have informed and inspired their development. An introductory overview presents seven critical themes that characterize public library design, past and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-26 
    Routledge

  • Housing, Architecture and the Edge Condition: Dublin is building, 1935 - 1975 book cover

    Housing, Architecture and the Edge Condition

    Dublin is building, 1935 - 1975

    By Ellen Rowley

    This book presents an architectural overview of Dublin’s mass-housing building boom from the 1930s to the 1970s. During this period, Dublin Corporation built tens of thousands of two-storey houses, developing whole communities from virgin sites and green fields at the city’s edge, while tentatively…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Designing Sacred Spaces book cover

    Designing Sacred Spaces

    By Sherin Wing

    Sacred spaces exemplify some of the most exciting and challenging architecture today. Designing Sacred Spaces tells the inside story of seven architecture firms and their approaches to designing churches, mosques, synagogues and temples, monasteries and retreats. Twenty beautifully illustrated case…

    Paperback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Architecture and the Modern Hospital: Nosokomeion to Hygeia book cover

    Architecture and the Modern Hospital

    Nosokomeion to Hygeia

    By Julie Willis, Philip Goad, Cameron Logan

    More than any other building type in the twentieth century, the hospital was connected to transformations in the health of populations and expectations of lifespan. From the scale of public health to the level of the individual, the architecture of the modern hospital has reshaped knowledge about…

    Hardback – 2018-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • 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 – 2018-10-23 
    Routledge

  • Istanbul: Informal Settlements and Generative Urbanism book cover

    Istanbul

    Informal Settlements and Generative Urbanism

    By Noah Billig

    Istanbul: Informal Settlements and Generative Urbanism analyzes two informal housing settlements in Istanbul, Turkey – Karanfilköy and Fatih Sultan Mehmet – to examine how generatively built structures and neighbourhoods can be successfully realized in a modern, burgeoning urban context.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-16 
    Routledge
    Built Environment City Studies

  • Modernism and American Mid-20th Century Sacred Architecture book cover

    Modernism and American Mid-20th Century Sacred Architecture

    Edited by Anat Geva

    Mid-20th century sacred architecture in America sought to bridge modernism with religion by abstracting cultural and faith traditions and pushing the envelope in the design of houses of worship. Modern architects embraced the challenges of creating sacred spaces that incorporated liturgical changes…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

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