Architecture: Building Types

  • Doing Disability Differently: An alternative handbook on architecture, dis/ability and designing for everyday life book cover

    Doing Disability Differently

    An alternative handbook on architecture, dis/ability and designing for everyday life, 1st Edition

    By Jos Boys

    This ground-breaking book aims to take a new and innovative view on how disability and architecture might be connected. Rather than putting disability at the end of the design process, centred mainly on compliance, it sees disability – and ability – as creative starting points for the whole design…

    Paperback – 2014-05-20
    Routledge

  • Shell Structures for Architecture: Form Finding and Optimization book cover

    Shell Structures for Architecture

    Form Finding and Optimization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sigrid Adriaenssens, Philippe Block, Diederik Veenendaal, Chris Williams

    *** Featuring a foreword by Pritzker Prize Winner Shigeru Ban *** Bringing together experts from research and practice, Shell Structures for Architecture: Form Finding and Optimization presents contemporary design methods for shell and gridshell structures, covering form-finding and structural…

    Paperback – 2014-04-22
    Routledge

  • Outrigger Design for High-Rise Buildings book cover

    Outrigger Design for High-Rise Buildings

    1st Edition

    By Hi Sun Choi, Goman Ho, Leonard Joseph, Neville Mathias, Ctbuh

    Outrigger systems are rigid horizontal structures designed to improve a building’s stability and strength by connecting the building core or spine to distant columns, much in the way an outrigger can prevent a canoe from overturning. Outriggers have been used in tall, narrow buildings for nearly…

    Paperback – 2014-04-07
    Routledge

  • Retrofit for Purpose: Low Energy Renewal of Non-Domestic Buildings book cover

    Retrofit for Purpose

    Low Energy Renewal of Non-Domestic Buildings, 1st Edition

    By Greg Penoyre, Sunand Prasad

    Retrofit for Purpose examines a range of state-of-the-art non-domestic retrofit projects. Its chapters explore common challenges, offer practical solutions and provide a clarion-call to architects and clients for better, smarter retrofit.  Twelve case studies focus as much on the transformation of…

    Paperback – 2014-03-28
    RIBA Publishing

  • The Architecture of Art Museums: A Decade of Design: 2000 - 2010 book cover

    The Architecture of Art Museums

    A Decade of Design: 2000 - 2010, 1st Edition

    By Ronnie Self

    As a building type, art museums are unparalleled for the opportunities they provide for architectural investigation and experimentation. They are frequently key components of urban revitalization and often push the limits of building technology. Art museums are places of pleasure, education and…

    Paperback – 2014-03-18
    Routledge

  • Design for Pediatric and Neonatal Critical Care book cover

    Design for Pediatric and Neonatal Critical Care

    1st Edition

    By Mardelle McCuskey Shepley

    Design for Pediatric and Neonatal Critical Care provides an overview of the design and research issues associated with the development of environments for pediatric and neonatal intensive care. This is the first and only book dedicated to this topic and was created to support individuals interested…

    Hardback – 2014-03-12
    Routledge

  • The Brits Who Built the Modern World book cover

    The Brits Who Built the Modern World

    1st Edition

    Edited by RIBA

    The British, we are often told, are a cautious bunch, wary of the new and conservative in their tastes. Yet, British Architecture in the 21st Century has an almost unrivalled reputation around the world for daring, innovation, creativity and flair. From Beijing to New York and Doha to Mumbai,…

    Paperback – 2014-02-13
    RIBA Publishing

  • Best Tall Buildings 2013: CTBUH International Award Winning Projects book cover

    Best Tall Buildings 2013

    CTBUH International Award Winning Projects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antony Wood, Steven Henry, Safarik Daniel

    The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is the world’s foremost authority on tall buildings. This book chronicles the annual awards process, in which the CTBUH recognizes outstanding tall buildings and design innovations that advance the potential of integrated sustainability in…

    Hardback – 2014-02-06
    Routledge

  • Making Leisure Work: Architecture and the Experience Economy book cover

    Making Leisure Work

    Architecture and the Experience Economy, 1st Edition

    By Brian Lonsway

    Contemporary architecture of theme-based design is examined in this book, leading to a new understanding of architecture's role in the increasingly diversified consumer environment. It explores the ‘Experience Economy’ to reveal how everyday environments strategically and opportunistically blur our…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge

  • Residential Retrofit: Twenty Case Studies book cover

    Residential Retrofit

    Twenty Case Studies, 1st Edition

    By Marion Baeli

    The essence of sustainability in buildings is their capability to adapt to change over time. The UK has a large housing stock that has been developed and evolved over generations, and become the fabric and character of our cities, towns and neighbourhoods. The capability of buildings to adapt to…

    Paperback – 2013-12-09
    RIBA Publishing

  • Skins, Envelopes, and Enclosures: Concepts for Designing Building Exteriors book cover

    Skins, Envelopes, and Enclosures

    Concepts for Designing Building Exteriors, 1st Edition

    By Mayine L. Yu

    Integrate the best building envelope construction methods, materials science, and structural principles in your work using this book as a resource to help you… With more than seventy significant case studies located in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia from prehistory to the present,…

    Paperback – 2013-11-18
    Routledge

  • Building Bangalore: Architecture and urban transformation in India’s Silicon Valley book cover

    Building Bangalore

    Architecture and urban transformation in India’s Silicon Valley, 1st Edition

    By John C. Stallmeyer

    Examining spatial transformations in Bangalore, one of India's fastest growing cities, this book highlights the influence of information and communications technology (ICT) development on the city. Focusing on the production of urban space and the processes that inform such production, the author…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge
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