Architecture: Building Types

  • Architecture of Schools: The New Learning Environments book cover

    Architecture of Schools: The New Learning Environments

    1st Edition

    By Mark Dudek

    This is the standard design guide on schools architecture, providing vital information on school architecture. Mark Dudek views school building design as a particularly specialised field encompassing ever changing educational theories, the subtle spatial and psychological requirements of growing…

    Paperback – 2000-09-25

  • Prison Architecture book cover

    Prison Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Leslie Fairweather, Sean McConville

    Current and future prison designs are examined in this book, within the government's prison building programme, and the confines of current penal philosophies and legislation. America has led the way in prison design, with two main types of architecture predominating: radial layouts (outside cells…

    Hardback – 2000-08-08

  • Sustainable Housing: Principles and Practice book cover

    Sustainable Housing

    Principles and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Edwards, David Turrent

    Written by experts, Sustainable Housing brings new perspectives on residential sustainability, using case studies of latest practice. This book is based upon the 'Housing and Sustainability' conference at the RIBA in 1998, which intended to guide action into the next century, setting down key…

    Paperback – 2000-07-13
    Taylor & Francis

  • Refurbishment and Upgrading of Buildings book cover

    Refurbishment and Upgrading of Buildings

    1st Edition

    By David Highfield

    Refurbishment and Upgrading of Buildings provides a detailed insight into a wide range of technical problems met during the refurbishment and upgrading of buildings, suggesting solutions that can be used to overcome them. The book identifies and describes specific refurbishment problems, including…

    Hardback – 2000-06-22
    Taylor & Francis

  • Tomorrow's Office: Creating Effective and Humane Interiors book cover

    Tomorrow's Office

    Creating Effective and Humane Interiors, 1st Edition

    By Roger Cunliffe, Santa Raymond

    'A text which will be valuable for architects and clients...much of practical value...well illustrated...Buy the book if you are involved in office design; it will set you on the path.' Building Design Tomorrow's Office is an ideal sourcebook for architects, interior designers, and others…

    Paperback – 2000-03-23
    Taylor & Francis

  • Space Grid Structures book cover

    Space Grid Structures

    1st Edition

    By John Chilton

    A space frame is a three-dimensional framework for enclosing spaces in which all members are interconnected and act as a single entity. A benefit of this type of structure is that very large spaces can be covered, uninterrupted by support from the ground. John Chilton's book provides an up-to-date…

    Hardback – 1999-12-16

  • Healing the Hospital Environment: Design, Management and Maintenance of Healthcare Premises book cover

    Healing the Hospital Environment

    Design, Management and Maintenance of Healthcare Premises, 1st Edition

    By Liz Haggard, Sarah Hosking

    Healing the Hospital Environment identifies why many healthcare premises do not look or feel welcoming and why even well-intentioned efforts to make improvements are unsuccessful.The authors show that significant improvements can be made within limited resources if hospitals recognise what can be…

    Paperback – 1999-09-02
    Taylor & Francis

  • New Environments for Working book cover

    New Environments for Working

    1st Edition

    By Francis Duffy, Denice Jaunzens, Andrew Laing, Stephen Willis

    The workplace is changing radically, yet the building designs and environmental systems for conventional offices fail to support the more fluid use of space and time practised by these new kinds of office work. Prepared by the team who wrote The Responsible Workplace in 1992, this book is based on…

    Paperback – 1998-07-02
    Taylor & Francis

  • Designing for the Disabled: The New Paradigm book cover

    Designing for the Disabled: The New Paradigm

    1st Edition

    By Selwyn Goldsmith

    Selwyn Goldsmith's Designing for the Disabled has, since it was first published in 1963, been a bible for practising architects around the world. Now, as a new book with a radical new vision, comes his Designing for the Disabled: The New Paradigm.Goldsmith's new paradigm is based on the concept of…

    Hardback – 1997-11-13

  • Banister Fletcher's A History of Architecture book cover

    Banister Fletcher's A History of Architecture

    20th Edition

    Edited by Dan Cruickshank, Sir Banister Fletcher, Andrew Saint, Kenneth Frampton, Peter Blundell Jones

    The 20th edition of Sir Banister Fletcher's A History of Architecture is the first major work of history to include an overview of the architectural achievements of the 20th Century. Banister Fletcher has been the standard one volume architectural history for over 100 years and continues to give a…

    Hardback – 1996-09-21

  • The Modern Steel House book cover

    The Modern Steel House

    1st Edition

    By Neil Jackson

    This book provides a comprehensive survey of Modern Movement houses constructed with steel frames. Arranged chronologically and thematically, it traces the development over the last seventy years of steel houses in Europe, Australia and the United States, with special reference to London, Paris,…

    Hardback – 1996-06-13
    Taylor & Francis

  • Barrier-Free Design book cover

    Barrier-Free Design

    1st Edition

    By James Holmes-Seidle

    This book for architects, interior designers, building managers, students, conference organisers looks at first principles to provide the user with the 'tools' to make their own decisions rather than a 'cookbook' approach. It is intended that designs and product information can be taken straight…

    Paperback – 1996-01-19

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