Architecture: Building Types

  • Libraries and Learning Resource Centres book cover

    Libraries and Learning Resource Centres

    2nd Edition

    By Brian Edwards

    Libraries and Learning Resource Centres is a comprehensive reference text examining the changing role and design of library buildings. Critical evaluations of international case studies demonstrate the principles of library design.Available for the first time in full colour, the second edition of…

    Paperback – 2009-03-18
    Routledge

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    Eco-Resorts

    1st Edition

    By Zbigniew Bromberek

    Eco-Resorts is a design guide for low impact, environmentally friendly tourist resorts in the tropics. The book is the first to offer architects practical, detailed guidance in developing resort buildings that work with a tropical climate and meet the needs and expectations of the client and…

    Paperback – 2009-02-12
    Routledge

  • Fire Safety and Security in Places of Worship: (BR 499) book cover

    Fire Safety and Security in Places of Worship

    (BR 499), 1st Edition

    This guide provides practical information on assessing the risk of fire and enhancing the security of places of worship of all faiths. It is aimed at everyone who is responsible for the care and safety of those who worship and those who visit, whether they are employed or volunteers, as well as…

    Paperback – 2009-01-16
    IHS BRE Press

  • Design Quality in New Housing: Learning from the Netherlands book cover

    Design Quality in New Housing

    Learning from the Netherlands, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Cousins

    This book addresses the need for an in-depth study into design quality in new housing. The wider implications of policy and design are examined through a series of case studies of new housing projects in the UK and the Netherlands. Dutch interdisciplinary design and modern methods of construction…

    Paperback – 2008-11-17
    Taylor & Francis

  • Public Space: The Management Dimension book cover

    Public Space

    The Management Dimension, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Carmona, Claudio de Magalhães, Leo Hammond

    In both the UK and the US there is a sense of dissatisfaction and pessimism about the state of urban environments, particularly with the quality of everyday public spaces. Explanations for this have emphasized the poor quality of design that characterizes many new public spaces; spaces that are…

    Paperback – 2008-05-29
    Routledge

  • Putting a Price on Sustainable Schools: (FB 15) book cover

    Putting a Price on Sustainable Schools

    (FB 15), 1st Edition

    By Anna Surgenor

    First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2008-04-25
    IHS BRE Press

  • Buildings for the Performing Arts book cover

    Buildings for the Performing Arts

    2nd Edition

    By Ian Appleton

    This design and development guide is an essential book for those who are involved in the initiation, planning, design and building of facilities for the various performing arts, from local to metropolitan locations. It includes the stages in the development, decisions to be taken, information…

    Paperback – 2008-01-30
    Routledge

  • Future Office book cover

    Future Office

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Grech, David Walters

    Developments in IT and the resulting knowledge-based economy have challenged traditional concepts of office design, as well as many of the larger architectural and urban design models. This book examines the implications of this revolution on current urban design and identifies potential new…

    Paperback – 2007-12-21
    Taylor & Francis

  • Bioclimatic Housing: Innovative Designs for Warm Climates book cover

    Bioclimatic Housing

    Innovative Designs for Warm Climates, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Hyde

    In the search for sustainable architecture, there is growing interest in the relationship between nature and design. In this vital new book, the term �bioclimatic�, relating to the dynamic between climate and living organisms, is applied by the authors in focusing on countries where housing…

    Paperback – 2007-12-11
    Routledge

  • New York Underground: The Anatomy of a City book cover

    New York Underground

    The Anatomy of a City, 1st Edition

    By Julia Solis

    Did alligators ever really live in New York's sewers? What's it like to explore the old aqueducts beneath the city? How many levels are beneath Grand Central Station? And how exactly did the pneumatic tube system that New York's post offices used to employ work? In this richly illustrated…

    Paperback – 2007-11-26
    Routledge

  • Environment and Children book cover

    Environment and Children

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Day, Anita Midbjer

    How does the built environment affect children - their health, their behaviour, education and development? To support them, what do we need to consider and what do we need to do? Can our surroundings foster environmental and social awareness and responsibility?Based on Christopher Day's experiences…

    Paperback – 2007-08-22
    Routledge

  • Schools Design Forum Workshop: A Summary of the Outputs from the Workshop (BR 492) book cover

    Schools Design Forum Workshop

    A Summary of the Outputs from the Workshop (BR 492), 1st Edition

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2006-11-23
    IHS BRE Press

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