Architecture: Building Types

  • Programming the Built Environment (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Programming the Built Environment (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser

    Architectural programming – the analysis of any given environment to satisfy users’ needs – has become a given prerequisite to the design process. The programming process is often a complicated one: users’ present and future needs must be identified; space allowances, often predetermined, must be…

    Paperback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • German Concrete, 1819-1877: The science of cement from Trass to Portland book cover

    German Concrete, 1819-1877

    The science of cement from Trass to Portland, 1st Edition

    By Salvatore Aprea

    This book describes for the first time ever, the rise of the modern art of building with concrete in the different German territories stretching from Friesland to Pomerania and southwards from Bavaria to Baden during the first three quarters of the 19th century. Based on careful analyses of…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02
    EPFL Press

  • Future Campus book cover

    Future Campus

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Taylor

    This book is to help architects, design teams and University clients (estates departments, and academics) in their pursuit of practical and innovative solutions for the creation of enabling higher education learning environments. It includes abundant examples of solutions to design problems…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28
    RIBA Publishing

  • Adaptable Architecture: Theory and practice book cover

    Adaptable Architecture

    Theory and practice, 1st Edition

    By Robert Schmidt III, Simon Austin

    Adaptable Architecture provides thought-provoking and inquisitive insights into how we can prolong the useful life of buildings by designing them to be more adaptable, and hence create a more sustainable built environment. The book provides a theoretical foundation counterpointed by the experiences…

    Paperback – 2016-07-06
    Routledge

  • Place-Based Spaces for Networked Learning book cover

    Place-Based Spaces for Networked Learning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lucila Carvalho, Peter Goodyear, Maarten de Laat

    With the boundaries of place softened and extended by digital communications technologies, learning in a networked society necessitates new distributions of activity across time, space, media, and people; and this development is no longer exclusive to formally designated spaces such as school…

    Paperback – 2016-07-05
    Routledge

  • The User Perspective on Twenty-First-Century Art Museums book cover

    The User Perspective on Twenty-First-Century Art Museums

    1st Edition

    By Georgia Lindsay

    The User Perspective on Twenty-First Century Art Museums explains contemporary museums from the whole gamut of user experiences, whether users are preserving art, creating an exhibit, visiting, or part of institutions that use the architecture for branding. Fourteen museums from the United States,…

    Paperback – 2016-06-22
    Routledge

  • BIM for Landscape book cover

    BIM for Landscape

    1st Edition

    By Landscape Institute

    BIM (Building Information Modelling) is transforming working practices across the built environment sector, as clients, professionals, contractors and manufacturers throughout the supply chain grasp the opportunities that BIM presents. The first book ever to focus on the implementation of BIM…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge

  • Architecture, Islam, and Identity in West Africa: Lessons from Larabanga book cover

    Architecture, Islam, and Identity in West Africa

    Lessons from Larabanga, 1st Edition

    By Michelle Apotsos

    Architecture, Islam, and Identity in West Africa shows you the relationship between architecture and Islamic identity in West Africa. The book looks broadly across Muslim West Africa and takes an in-depth study of the village of Larabanga, a small Muslim community in Northern Ghana, to help you see…

    Paperback – 2016-05-16
    Routledge

  • Reciprocal Frame Architecture book cover

    Reciprocal Frame Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Olga Popovic Larsen

    In structural terms reciprocal frame structures are 'three dimensional assemblies of mutually supporting beams'. But behind this definition lie some breathtakingly beautiful and complex structures at the heart of buildings both ancient and modern. This new book explores the principles of these…

    Hardback – 2016-04-11
    Routledge

  • Designing Public Spaces in Hospitals book cover

    Designing Public Spaces in Hospitals

    1st Edition

    By Nicoletta Setola, Sabrina Borgianni

    Designing Public Spaces in Hospitals illustrates that in addition to their aesthetic function, public spaces in hospitals play a fundamental role concerning people’s satisfaction and experience of health care. The book highlights how spatial properties, such as accessibility, visibility, proximity,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-08
    Routledge

  • Aquatecture: Buildings Designed to Live and Work with Water book cover

    Aquatecture

    Buildings Designed to Live and Work with Water, 1st Edition

    By Robert Barker, Richard Coutts

    Water plays a vital role in shaping our built environment, as it has done for centuries. We depend on it, we use it, we live with it and we must respect it. Aquatecture is the first book to outline new ways of ‘designing for water,’ using examples from around the world to illustrate methods of…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    RIBA Publishing

  • Energy Performance of Residential Buildings: A Practical Guide for Energy Rating and Efficiency book cover

    Energy Performance of Residential Buildings

    A Practical Guide for Energy Rating and Efficiency, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mat Santamouris

    Energy Rating is a crucial consideration in modern building design, affirmed by the new EC Directive on the energy performance of buildings. Energy represents a high percentage of the running costs of a building, and has a significant impact on the comfort of the occupants. This book represents…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

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