Architecture: Building Types

  • Best Tall Buildings 2009 book cover

    Best Tall Buildings 2009

    1st Edition

    Edited by Antony Wood

    An international overview of the best tall buildings in 2009 as recognised by the awards of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). From the Manitoba Hydro Place in Winnepeg and the Broadgate Tower in London to the QIPCO Tower in Doha and the Linked Hybrid Building in Beijing, this…

    Hardback – 2009-11-23

  • Sustainable Solar Housing: Volume One - Strategies and Solutions book cover

    Sustainable Solar Housing

    Volume One - Strategies and Solutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. Robert Hastings, Maria Wall

    This far-reaching and authoritative two-volume set examines a range of potential solutions for low-energy building design, considering different strategies (energy conservation and renewable energy) and technologies (relating to the building envelope, ventilation, heat delivery, heat production,…

    Paperback – 2009-10-27

  • Design for Critical Care: An Evidence-Based Approach book cover

    Design for Critical Care

    An Evidence-Based Approach, 1st Edition

    By D. Kirk Hamilton, Mardelle McCuskey Shepley

    It is now widely recognized that the physical environment has an impact on the physiology,psychology, and sociology of those who experience it. When designing a critical care unit,the demands on the architect or designer working together with the interdisciplinary teamof clinicians are highly…

    Paperback – 2009-09-30

  • Primary Care Centres book cover

    Primary Care Centres

    2nd Edition

    By Geoffrey Purves

    Primary Care Centres explores the process of planning and designing buildings for frontline medical practice. Taking as a starting point the concept that good design contributes directly to healthy living, the book shows beneficial effects that a good design brief can bring to the staff, patients…

    Paperback – 2009-06-25

  • Design Criteria for Mosques and Islamic Centers book cover

    Design Criteria for Mosques and Islamic Centers

    1st Edition

    By Akel Kahera, Latif Abdulmalik, Craig Anz

    The design principles necessary to create functional and dynamic contemporary mosques can be hard to grasp for those unfamiliar with the Islamic faith. 'Design Criteria for Mosques and Islamic Centers' provides an easy-to-use and practical set of guidelines for mosque design, illustrated with 300…

    Paperback – 2009-06-19

  • Nothingness: Tadao Ando's Christian Sacred Space book cover

    Nothingness: Tadao Ando's Christian Sacred Space

    1st Edition

    By Jin Baek

    Based around an interview with Tadao Ando, this book explores the influence of the Buddhist concept of nothingness on Ando’s Christian architecture, and sheds new light on the cultural significance of the buildings of one of the world’s leading contemporary architects. Specifically, this book…

    Paperback – 2009-06-15

  • Refurbishment and Upgrading of Buildings book cover

    Refurbishment and Upgrading of Buildings

    2nd Edition

    By David Highfield, Christopher Gorse

    A detailed guide to the technical aspects of refurbishing and upgrading buildings, this book provides solutions to a range of problems, challenges and issues and is essential reading for all students studying building refurbishment at all levels. Includes: existing floor and wall…

    Paperback – 2009-05-27
    Spon Press

  • Architecture, Ethics and Globalization book cover

    Architecture, Ethics and Globalization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Owen

    Bridging the gap between architectural theory and professional practice studies, this book offers critical inquiry into the shifting ground of ethical thought in the changing climate of the global economy. Looking at issues of contemporary significance to architectural critics, practitioners,…

    Paperback – 2009-05-22

  • Modern Hospice Design: The Architecture of Palliative Care book cover

    Modern Hospice Design

    The Architecture of Palliative Care, 1st Edition

    By Ken Worpole

    There is a global public debate going on about care for the elderly and the dying, and what is meant by good quality palliative care. This book begins with the rise of the modern hospice movement, begun in 1967. Today there are 8,500 modern hospice projects in 123 countries. The hospice…

    Paperback – 2009-05-18

  • Libraries and Learning Resource Centres book cover

    Libraries and Learning Resource Centres

    2nd Edition

    By Brian Edwards

    Libraries and Learning Resource Centres is a comprehensive reference text examining the changing role and design of library buildings. Critical evaluations of international case studies demonstrate the principles of library design.Available for the first time in full colour, the second edition of…

    Paperback – 2009-03-18

  • Eco-Resorts book cover


    1st Edition

    By Zbigniew Bromberek

    Eco-Resorts is a design guide for low impact, environmentally friendly tourist resorts in the tropics. The book is the first to offer architects practical, detailed guidance in developing resort buildings that work with a tropical climate and meet the needs and expectations of the client and…

    Paperback – 2009-02-12

  • Fire Safety and Security in Places of Worship: (BR 499) book cover

    Fire Safety and Security in Places of Worship

    (BR 499), 1st Edition

    This guide provides practical information on assessing the risk of fire and enhancing the security of places of worship of all faiths. It is aimed at everyone who is responsible for the care and safety of those who worship and those who visit, whether they are employed or volunteers, as well as…

    Paperback – 2009-01-16
    IHS BRE Press

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