Architecture: Building Types

  • 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

  • Multi-Unit Housing in Urban Cities: From 1800 to Present Day book cover

    Multi-Unit Housing in Urban Cities

    From 1800 to Present Day, 1st Edition

    By Katy Chey

    This book investigates the development of multi-unit housing typologies that were predominant in a particular city from the 1800s to present day. It emphasises the importance of understanding the direct connection between housing and dwelling in the context of a city, and the manner in which the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge

  • Sports Architecture book cover

    Sports Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Rod Sheard

    This book offers a rare chance to understand how sport and architecture come together to create an outstanding building type - a symbol of our times. Rod Sheard shares the experience and expertise of HOK LOBB in this beautifully illustrated book, offering practical advice and guidance on…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19
    Taylor & Francis

  • Understanding Tall Buildings: A Theory of Placemaking book cover

    Understanding Tall Buildings

    A Theory of Placemaking, 1st Edition

    By Kheir Al-Kodmany

    In recent years, the rapid pace of tall building construction has fostered a certain kind of placelessness, with many new tall buildings being built out of scale, context and place. By analyzing hundreds of tall buildings and by providing hundreds of visuals that inspire, stimulate and engage,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15
    Routledge

  • Public Transport: Its Planning, Management and Operation book cover

    Public Transport

    Its Planning, Management and Operation, 6th Edition

    By Peter R. White

    Public Transport provides an accessible introductory text to the field of public transport systems, covering bus, coach, rail, metro, domestic air and taxi modes. The market structure is set out, together with data collection methods. The technology of bus and rail systems is introduced with…

    Paperback – 2016-12-01
    Routledge
    Natural and Built Environment Series

  • Designing Tall Buildings: Structure as Architecture book cover

    Designing Tall Buildings

    Structure as Architecture, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Sarkisian

    This second edition of Designing Tall Buildings, an accessible reference to guide you through the fundamental principles of designing high-rises, features two new chapters, additional sections, 400 images, project examples, and updated US and international codes. Each chapter focuses on a theme…

    Paperback – 2016-01-06
    Routledge

  • The Principles of Housing book cover

    The Principles of Housing

    1st Edition

    By Peter King

    The Principles of Housing is an engaging and discursive introduction to the key topics within housing studies. Whereas many books get bogged down in country-specific policy or small innovations, this book argues that the fundamental concepts of what we call housing are relatively stable and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-19
    Routledge

  • What Architecture Means: Connecting Ideas and Design book cover

    What Architecture Means

    Connecting Ideas and Design, 1st Edition

    By Denise Costanzo

    What Architecture Means introduces you to architecture and allows you to explore the connections between design ideas and values across time, space, and culture. It equips you to play an active and informed role in architecture either as a professional or as a consumer, client, and citizen. By…

    Paperback – 2015-08-03
    Routledge

  • Twenty-Five Buildings Every Architect Should Understand: a revised and expanded edition of Twenty Buildings Every Architect Should Understand book cover

    Twenty-Five Buildings Every Architect Should Understand

    a revised and expanded edition of Twenty Buildings Every Architect Should Understand, 2nd Edition

    By Simon Unwin

    Twenty-Five Buildings Every Architect Should Understand is an essential companion to Simon Unwin’s Analysing Architecture, and part of the trilogy which also includes his Exercises in Architecture: Learning to Think as an Architect. Together the three books offer an introduction to the workings of…

    Paperback – 2014-11-17
    Routledge

  • Architecture in Motion: The history and development of portable building book cover

    Architecture in Motion

    The history and development of portable building, 1st Edition

    By Robert Kronenburg

    The idea that architecture can be portable is one that grabs the imagination of both designers and the people who use it, perhaps because it so often forecasts a dynamic and creative solution to the complex problems of our contemporary mobile society, while at the same time dealing with issues…

    Paperback – 2013-09-04
    Routledge

  • Reading Architecture and Culture: Researching Buildings, Spaces and Documents book cover

    Reading Architecture and Culture

    Researching Buildings, Spaces and Documents, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adam Sharr

    Architecture displays the values involved in its inhabitation, construction, procurement and design. It traces the thinking of the individuals who have participated in it, their relationships, and their involvement in the cultures where they lived and worked. In this way, buildings, their details,…

    Paperback – 2012-03-15
    Routledge

  • Frank Lloyd Wright’s Sacred Architecture: Faith, Form and Building Technology book cover

    Frank Lloyd Wright’s Sacred Architecture

    Faith, Form and Building Technology, 1st Edition

    By Anat Geva

    A comprehensive study of the sacred buildings built and designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, this book offers scholarly discussion with analytical drawings and photographs. These projects represent different periods of Wright’s career (from 1886 to 1958), new building technologies, and application of…

    Hardback – 2011-09-23
    Routledge

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