Architecture: Building Types

  • Non-traditional Houses: Identifying Non-traditional Houses in the UK 1918-75 (AP 294) book cover

    Non-traditional Houses

    Identifying Non-traditional Houses in the UK 1918-75 (AP 294), 1st Edition

    By Harry Harrison, Stephen Mullin, Barry Reeves, Alan Stevens

    Non-traditional houses was first published as a book in 2004 and is now available in a fully searchable pdf format on CD ROM. The CD ROM gives building surveyors, engineers and architects easy access to a vast reference library detailing 450 non-traditional house types classified by form of…

    CD-ROM – 2012-12-19
    IHS BRE Press

  • Best Tall Buildings 2012: CTBUH International Award Winning Projects book cover

    Best Tall Buildings 2012

    CTBUH International Award Winning Projects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antony Wood

    Best Tall Buildings 2012 contains overviews of the nominees and winning projects from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s annual awards. The book provides vital statistics, images, plans and in depth accounts of the architectural design and sustainability features of the year’s best…

    Hardback – 2012-11-08
    Routledge

  • Design and Construction of High-Performance Homes: Building Envelopes, Renewable Energies and Integrated Practice book cover

    Design and Construction of High-Performance Homes

    Building Envelopes, Renewable Energies and Integrated Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Franca Trubiano

    Both professionals and students are increasingly committed to achieving high-performance metrics in the design, construction and operation of residential buildings. This book responds to this demand by offering a comprehensive guide which features: architectural innovations in building skin…

    Paperback – 2012-11-02
    Routledge

  • Hotel Lobbies and Lounges: The Architecture of Professional Hospitality book cover

    Hotel Lobbies and Lounges

    The Architecture of Professional Hospitality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Avermaete, Anne Massey

    This series investigates the historical, theoretical and practical aspects of interiors. The volumes in the Interior Architecture series can be used as handbooks for the practitioner and as a critical introduction to the history of material culture and architecture. Hotels occupy a particular place…

    Paperback – 2012-10-24
    Routledge
    Interior Architecture

  • Guide To Natural Ventilation in High Rise Office Buildings book cover

    Guide To Natural Ventilation in High Rise Office Buildings

    1st Edition

    Edited by Antony Wood, Ruba Salib

    Tall buildings are not the only solution for achieving sustainability through increased density in cities but, given the scale of current population shifts, the vertical city is increasingly being seen as the most viable solution for many urban centers. However, the full implications of…

    Paperback – 2012-09-05
    Routledge

  • Latin American Modern Architectures: Ambiguous Territories book cover

    Latin American Modern Architectures

    Ambiguous Territories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricio del Real, Helen Gyger

    Latin American Modern Architectures: Ambiguous Territories has thirteen new essays from a range of distinguished architectural historians to help you understand the region’s rich and varied architecture. It will also introduce you to major projects that have not been written about in English. A…

    Paperback – 2012-08-24
    Routledge

  • Designed for Habitat: Collaborations with Habitat for Humanity book cover

    Designed for Habitat

    Collaborations with Habitat for Humanity, 1st Edition

    By David Hinson, Justin Miller

    If you're looking for ways to give back to your community, then this book, the first to profile thirteen projects designed and built by architects and Habitat for Humanity, will help. Detailed plans, sections, and photographs show you how these projects came about, the strategies used by each team…

    Paperback – 2012-07-23
    Routledge

  • Dwelling with Architecture book cover

    Dwelling with Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Roderick Kemsley, Christopher Platt

    The dwelling is the most fundamental building type, nowhere more so than in the open landscape. This book can be read in a number of ways. It is first a book about houses and particularly the theme ‘dwelling and the land’. It examines the poetic and prosaic issues inherent in claiming a piece of…

    Hardback – 2012-03-27
    Routledge

  • Planning for Tall Buildings book cover

    Planning for Tall Buildings

    1st Edition

    By Michael J. Short

    In a time of recession, the challenge of building and planning for tall buildings has become even more complex; the economics of development, legislative and planning frameworks, and the local politics of development must be navigated by those wishing to design and construct new tall buildings…

    Paperback – 2012-03-15
    Routledge

  • Infrastructure Sustainability and Design book cover

    Infrastructure Sustainability and Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Spiro N. Pollalis, Andreas Georgoulias, Stephen J. Ramos, Daniel Schodek

    You're overseeing a large-scale project, but you're not an engineering or construction specialist, and so you need an overview of the related sustainability concerns and processes. To introduce you to the main issues, experts from the fields of engineering, planning, public health, environmental…

    Hardback – 2012-01-23
    Routledge

  • Living Over the Store: Architecture and Local Urban Life book cover

    Living Over the Store

    Architecture and Local Urban Life, 1st Edition

    By Howard Davis

    The shop/house – the building combining commercial/retail uses and dwellings – appears over many periods of history in most cities in the world. This book combines architectural history, cross-cultural understandings and accounts of contemporary policy and building practice to provide a…

    Paperback – 2012-01-16
    Routledge

  • Town and Terraced Housing: For Affordability and Sustainability book cover

    Town and Terraced Housing

    For Affordability and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Avi Friedman

    Recent societal changes have brought about renewed interest from architects, town planners, housing officials and the public in terraces and townhouses.  The small footprint that this style of house occupies allows a sustainable high density approach to habitation, slowing sprawl and creating…

    Paperback – 2012-01-13
    Routledge

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