Architecture: Building Types

  • Design for the Changing Educational Landscape: Space, Place and the Future of Learning book cover

    Design for the Changing Educational Landscape

    Space, Place and the Future of Learning, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Harrison, Les Hutton

    The whole landscape of space use is undergoing a radical transformation. In the workplace a period of unprecedented change has created a mix of responses with one overriding outcome observable worldwide: the rise of distributed space. In the learning environment the social, political, economic and…

    Paperback – 2013-10-01
    Routledge

  • New SubUrbanisms book cover

    New SubUrbanisms

    1st Edition

    By Judith K De Jong

    Historically, we see the city as the cramped, crumbling core of development and culture, and the suburb as the vast outlying wasteland – convenient, but vacant. Contemporary urban design proves this wrong. In New SubUrbanisms, Judith De Jong explains the on-going "flattening" of the American…

    Paperback – 2013-09-10
    Routledge

  • Architecture in Motion: The history and development of portable building book cover

    Architecture in Motion

    The history and development of portable building, 1st Edition

    By Robert Kronenburg

    The idea that architecture can be portable is one that grabs the imagination of both designers and the people who use it, perhaps because it so often forecasts a dynamic and creative solution to the complex problems of our contemporary mobile society, while at the same time dealing with issues…

    Paperback – 2013-09-04
    Routledge

  • The Spaces of the Hospital: Spatiality and Urban Change in London 1680-1820 book cover

    The Spaces of the Hospital

    Spatiality and Urban Change in London 1680-1820, 1st Edition

    By Dana Arnold

    The Spaces of the Hospital examines how hospitals operated as a complex category of social, urban and architectural space in London from 1680 to 1820. This period witnessed the transformation of the city into a modern metropolis. The hospital was very much part of this process and its spaces, both…

    Paperback – 2013-07-08
    Routledge

  • Corrections and Collections: Architectures for Art and Crime book cover

    Corrections and Collections

    Architectures for Art and Crime, 1st Edition

    By Joe Day

    America holds more than two million inmates in its prisons and jails, and hosts more than two million daily visits to museums, figures which represent a ten-fold increase in the last twenty-five years. Corrections and Collections explores and connects these two massive expansions in our built…

    Paperback – 2013-05-28
    Routledge

  • The Tall Buildings Reference Book book cover

    The Tall Buildings Reference Book

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Parker, Antony Wood

    As the ever-changing skylines of cities all over the world show, tall buildings are an increasingly important solution to accommodating growth more sustainably in today’s urban areas. Whether it is residential, a workplace or mixed use, the tower is both a statement of intent and the defining image…

    Hardback – 2013-05-21
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Library Architecture: A Planning and Design Guide book cover

    Contemporary Library Architecture

    A Planning and Design Guide, 1st Edition

    By Ken Worpole

    Focusing on the practical issues which need to be addressed by anyone involved in library design, here Ken Worpole offers his renowned expertise to architects, planners, library professionals, students, local government officers and members interested in creating and sustaining successful library…

    Paperback – 2013-04-17
    Routledge

  • Stadia: The Populous Design and Development Guide book cover

    Stadia

    The Populous Design and Development Guide, 5th Edition

    By Geraint John, Rod Sheard, Ben Vickery

    In this fully updated and redesigned edition of the essential and long-established Stadia, the authors offer their unrivalled expertise to all professionals who commission, plan, design, and manage high-quality sports venues. Ideas about the design and use of stadiums continue to evolve and this…

    Paperback – 2013-02-25
    Routledge

  • The World's Greenest Buildings: Promise Versus Performance in Sustainable Design book cover

    The World's Greenest Buildings

    Promise Versus Performance in Sustainable Design, 1st Edition

    By Jerry Yudelson, Ulf Meyer

    The World’s Greenest Buildings tackles an audacious task. Among the thousands of green buildings out there, which are the best, and how do we know? Authors Jerry Yudelson and Ulf Meyer examined hundreds of the highest-rated large green buildings from around the world and asked their owners to…

    Paperback – 2013-01-04
    Routledge

  • Non-traditional Houses: Identifying Non-traditional Houses in the UK 1918-75 (AP 294) book cover

    Non-traditional Houses

    Identifying Non-traditional Houses in the UK 1918-75 (AP 294), 1st Edition

    By Harry Harrison, Stephen Mullin, Barry Reeves, Alan Stevens

    Non-traditional houses was first published as a book in 2004 and is now available in a fully searchable pdf format on CD ROM. The CD ROM gives building surveyors, engineers and architects easy access to a vast reference library detailing 450 non-traditional house types classified by form of…

    CD-ROM – 2012-12-19
    IHS BRE Press

  • Best Tall Buildings 2012: CTBUH International Award Winning Projects book cover

    Best Tall Buildings 2012

    CTBUH International Award Winning Projects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antony Wood

    Best Tall Buildings 2012 contains overviews of the nominees and winning projects from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s annual awards. The book provides vital statistics, images, plans and in depth accounts of the architectural design and sustainability features of the year’s best…

    Hardback – 2012-11-08
    Routledge

  • Design and Construction of High-Performance Homes: Building Envelopes, Renewable Energies and Integrated Practice book cover

    Design and Construction of High-Performance Homes

    Building Envelopes, Renewable Energies and Integrated Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Franca Trubiano

    Both professionals and students are increasingly committed to achieving high-performance metrics in the design, construction and operation of residential buildings. This book responds to this demand by offering a comprehensive guide which features: architectural innovations in building skin…

    Paperback – 2012-11-02
    Routledge

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