Architecture: Building Types

  • Contemporary Museum Architecture and Design: Theory and Practice of Place book cover

    Contemporary Museum Architecture and Design

    Theory and Practice of Place, 1st Edition

    Edited by Georgia Lindsay

    Contemporary Museum Architecture and Design showcases eighteen diverse essays written by people who design, work in, and study museums, offering a variety of perspectives on this complex building type. Throughout, the authors emphasize new kinds of experiences that museum architecture helps create,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-18 
    Routledge

  • The Appearance of the Form: Four Essays on the Position Designing takes between People and Things book cover

    The Appearance of the Form

    Four Essays on the Position Designing takes between People and Things, 1st Edition

    By N.J. Habraken

    Originally published in 1985 this book explores, in four interwoven essays, the many ways human life and built form interact and the place that professional designing takes in this interaction. Together, the essays touch on a number of ideas: the idea that our position in space relative to the…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Working Cities: Architecture, Place and Production book cover

    Working Cities

    Architecture, Place and Production, 1st Edition

    By Howard Davis

    Cities have historically supported production, commerce and consumption, all central to urban life. But in the contemporary Western city, production has been hidden or removed, and commerce and consumption have dominated. This book is about the importance of production in the life of the city, and…

    Paperback – 2020-01-22 
    Routledge

  • Supports: An Alternative to Mass Housing book cover

    Supports

    An Alternative to Mass Housing, 1st Edition

    By N.J. Habraken

    First translated in English ten years after its original Dutch publication in 1962, this book has inspired practitioners for generations. It’s proposal to distinguish the infill from the support - what users can individually decide in a housing process from what users share - has turned out to be…

    Hardback – 2019-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Finding San Carlino: Collected Perspectives on the Geometry of the Baroque book cover

    Finding San Carlino

    Collected Perspectives on the Geometry of the Baroque, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adil Mansure, Skender Luarasi

    The church of San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane, also called San Carlino, is an architectural artefact that continues to attract numerous hypotheses and geometric analyses attempting to explain its form and meaning. Numerous investigations have attempted to reveal its underlying geometrical principles…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural History

  • Worship Sound Spaces: Architecture, Acoustics and Anthropology book cover

    Worship Sound Spaces

    Architecture, Acoustics and Anthropology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Guillebaud, Catherine Lavandier

    Worship Sound Spaces unites specialists from architecture, acoustic engineering and the social sciences to encourage closer analysis of the sound environments within places of worship. Gathering a wide range of case studies set in Europe, Asia, North America, the Middle East, and Africa, the book…

    Hardback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Innovations in Hospice Architecture book cover

    Innovations in Hospice Architecture

    2nd Edition

    By Stephen Verderber, Ben J. Refuerzo

    This fully revised, new edition of Innovations in Hospice Architecture responds to the need for an up-to-date, theoretically based reference book summarizing key historical and recent developments with respect to this rapidly evolving building type. This Second Edition presents: an overview of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Irish Housing Design 1950 – 1980: Out of the Ordinary book cover

    Irish Housing Design 1950 – 1980

    Out of the Ordinary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Ward, Michael Pike, Gary Boyd

    This book examines the architectural design of housing projects in Ireland from the mid-twentieth century. This period represented a high point in the construction of the Welfare State project where the idea that architecture could and should shape and define community and social life was not yet…

    Hardback – 2019-12-11 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Olympic Stadia: Theatres of Dreams book cover

    Olympic Stadia

    Theatres of Dreams, 1st Edition

    By Geraint John, Dave Parker

    Olympic Stadia provides a comprehensive account of the development of stadia including but not limited to: developments in running tracks, the introduction of lighting, improvements in spectator viewing standards and the introduction of roofs. Written by a world-renowned expert on sports…

    Hardback – 2019-11-19 
    Routledge

  • The Democratic Courthouse: A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity book cover

    The Democratic Courthouse

    A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity, 1st Edition

    By Linda Mulcahy, Emma Rowden

    The Democratic Courthouse examines how changing understandings of the relationship between government and the governed came to be reflected in the buildings designed to house the modern legal system from the 1970s to the present day in England and Wales. The book explores the extent to which…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07
    Routledge

  • Buildings Used: Human Interactions with Architecture book cover

    Buildings Used

    Human Interactions with Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Nora Lefa, Pavlos Lefas

    Buildings Used takes the reader on an exploration into the impact of use on buildings and users. While most histories and theories of architecture focus on a building’s conception, design, and realization, this book argues that its identity is formed after its completion through use; and that the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Tall: the design and construction of high-rise architecture book cover

    Tall: the design and construction of high-rise architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Guy Marriage

    This is a guide to both the basics and the details of tall building design, delving into the rudimentary aspects of design that an architect of a tall office building must consider, as well as looking at the rationale for why and how a building must be built the way it is. Liberally illustrated…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

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