Architecture: Building Types

  • Architectural Colossi and the Human Body: Buildings and Metaphors book cover

    Architectural Colossi and the Human Body

    Buildings and Metaphors, 1st Edition

    By Charalampos Politakis

    The human body has been used as both a model and metaphor in architecture since antiquity. This book explores how it has been an inspiration for the exterior form of architectural colossi through the years. It considers the body as a source of architectural and artistic representation and in doing…

    Paperback – 2019-07-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Democratic Courthouse: A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity book cover

    The Democratic Courthouse

    A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity, 1st Edition

    By Linda Mulcahy, Emma Rowden

    The Democratic Courthouse examines how changing understandings of the relationship between government and the governed came to be reflected in the buildings designed to house the modern legal system from the 1970s to the present day in England and Wales. The book explores the extent to which…

    Paperback – 2019-09-24 
    Routledge

  • Tall: the design and construction of high-rise architecture book cover

    Tall: the design and construction of high-rise architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Guy Marriage

    This is a guide to both the basics and the details of tall building design, delving into the rudimentary aspects of design that an architect of a tall office building must consider, as well as looking at the rationale for why and how a building must be built the way it is. Liberally illustrated…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    Routledge

  • Olympic Stadia: Theatres of Dreams book cover

    Olympic Stadia

    Theatres of Dreams, 1st Edition

    By Geraint John, Dave Parker

    Olympic Stadia: Theatres of Dreams provides a comprehensive account of the history and development of Olympic Stadia including: the evolution of running tracks, the introduction of lighting, and continuing improvements in spectator viewing and comfort standards. Co-authored by a world-renowned…

    Hardback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge

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