Architecture: Building Types

  • Constructing Building Enclosures: Architectural History, Technology and Poetics in the Postwar Era book cover

    Constructing Building Enclosures

    Architectural History, Technology and Poetics in the Postwar Era, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clifton Fordham

    Constructing Building Enclosures investigates and interrogates tensions between the disciplines of architecture and engineering as they wrestled with technology and building cultures that evolved to deliver structures in the modern era. At the center of this history are inventive architects,…

    Paperback – 2020-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Estate Regeneration: Learning from the Past, Housing Communities of the Future book cover

    Estate Regeneration

    Learning from the Past, Housing Communities of the Future, 1st Edition

    By Brendan Kilpatrick, Manisha Patel

    One hundred years ago, the Addison Act created the circumstances for the large scale construction of municipal housing in the UK. This would lead to the most prolific phases of housing estate building the country has ever seen. The legacy of this historic period has been tackled for the last…

    Paperback – 2020-07-01 
    Routledge

  • The Louvre and Versailles: The Evolution of the Proto-typical Palace in the Age of Absolutism book cover

    The Louvre and Versailles

    The Evolution of the Proto-typical Palace in the Age of Absolutism, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Tadgell

    This book traces the evolution of the great palaces of the Louvre and Versailles, from the medieval background to Pierre Lescot’s designs for expanding the former in the mid-16th century and to the successive grands projets for the transformation of the latter over the course of the 18th…

    Hardback – 2020-04-28 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Museum Architecture and Design: Theory and Practice of Place book cover

    Contemporary Museum Architecture and Design

    Theory and Practice of Place, 1st Edition

    Edited by Georgia Lindsay

    Contemporary Museum Architecture and Design showcases 18 diverse essays written by people who design, work in, and study museums, offering a variety of perspectives on this complex building type. Throughout, the authors emphasize new kinds of experiences that museum architecture helps create,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-13
    Routledge

  • Innovations in Hospice Architecture book cover

    Innovations in Hospice Architecture

    2nd Edition

    By Stephen Verderber, Ben J. Refuerzo

    This fully revised, new edition of Innovations in Hospice Architecture responds to the need for an up-to-date, theoretically based reference book summarizing key historical and recent developments with respect to this rapidly evolving building type. This Second Edition presents: an overview of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-24
    Routledge

  • Creating the Productive Workplace: Places to Work Creatively book cover

    Creating the Productive Workplace

    Places to Work Creatively, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Derek Clements-Croome, Derek Clements-Croome

    The built environment affects our physical, mental and social well-being. Here renowned professionals from practice and academia explore the evidence from basic research as well as case studies to test this belief. They show that many elements in the built environment contribute to establishing a…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29
    Routledge

  • Olympic Stadia: Theatres of Dreams book cover

    Olympic Stadia

    Theatres of Dreams, 1st Edition

    By Geraint John, Dave Parker

    Olympic Stadia provides a comprehensive account of the development of stadia including but not limited to: developments in running tracks, the introduction of lighting, improvements in spectator viewing standards and the introduction of roofs. Written by a world-renowned expert on sports…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: School Design (1994) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: School Design (1994)

    1st Edition

    By Henry Sanoff

    Educators often overlook the positive impact of changing the environment of the school itself when considering how to improve the quality of education. First published in 1994, School Design shows how to create more effective schools through a design process that involves teachers, students,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2019-10-07
    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 – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Architecture of Ruins: Designs on the Past, Present and Future book cover

    The Architecture of Ruins

    Designs on the Past, Present and Future, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Hill

    The Architecture of Ruins: Designs on the Past, Present and Future identifies an alternative and significant history of architecture from the sixteenth century to the twenty-first century, in which a building is designed, occupied and imagined as a ruin. This design practice conceives a monument…

    Paperback – 2019-04-24
    Routledge

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