Architecture: Building Types

  • Reciprocal Frame Architecture book cover

    Reciprocal Frame Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Olga Popovic Larsen

    In structural terms reciprocal frame structures are 'three dimensional assemblies of mutually supporting beams'. But behind this definition lie some breathtakingly beautiful and complex structures at the heart of buildings both ancient and modern. This new book explores the principles of these…

    Hardback – 2016-04-11
    Routledge

  • Designing Public Spaces in Hospitals book cover

    Designing Public Spaces in Hospitals

    1st Edition

    By Nicoletta Setola, Sabrina Borgianni

    Designing Public Spaces in Hospitals illustrates that in addition to their aesthetic function, public spaces in hospitals play a fundamental role concerning people’s satisfaction and experience of health care. The book highlights how spatial properties, such as accessibility, visibility, proximity,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-08
    Routledge

  • Aquatecture: Buildings Designed to Live and Work with Water book cover

    Aquatecture

    Buildings Designed to Live and Work with Water, 1st Edition

    By Robert Barker, Richard Coutts

    Water plays a vital role in shaping our built environment, as it has done for centuries. We depend on it, we use it, we live with it and we must respect it. Aquatecture is the first book to outline new ways of ‘designing for water,’ using examples from around the world to illustrate methods of…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    RIBA Publishing

  • Energy Performance of Residential Buildings: A Practical Guide for Energy Rating and Efficiency book cover

    Energy Performance of Residential Buildings

    A Practical Guide for Energy Rating and Efficiency, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mat Santamouris

    Energy Rating is a crucial consideration in modern building design, affirmed by the new EC Directive on the energy performance of buildings. Energy represents a high percentage of the running costs of a building, and has a significant impact on the comfort of the occupants. This book represents…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • The Modern Station: New Approaches to Railway Architecture book cover

    The Modern Station

    New Approaches to Railway Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Brian Edwards

    An exciting new generation of railway architecture has emerged in Europe and elsewhere over the past decade. This book explains the reasons for the renaissance of the station as a building type and the current changes it is undergoing. The functional, social and technical factors which shape…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • Designing Tall Buildings: Structure as Architecture book cover

    Designing Tall Buildings

    Structure as Architecture, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Sarkisian

    This second edition of Designing Tall Buildings, an accessible reference to guide you through the fundamental principles of designing high-rises, features two new chapters, additional sections, 400 images, project examples, and updated US and international codes. Each chapter focuses on a theme…

    Paperback – 2016-01-06
    Routledge

  • Preserving New York: Winning the Right to Protect a City’s Landmarks book cover

    Preserving New York

    Winning the Right to Protect a City’s Landmarks, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Wood

    Preserving New York is the largely unknown inspiring story of the origins of New York City’s nationally acclaimed landmarks law. The decades of struggle behind the law, its intellectual origins, the men and women who fought for it, the forces that shaped it, and the buildings lost and saved on the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge

  • Innovations in Transportable Healthcare Architecture book cover

    Innovations in Transportable Healthcare Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Verderber

    Innovations in Transportable Healthcare Architecture is the first book to examine the ways that healthcare architecture can provide better assistance in disaster-stricken communities. Aimed at architects and other professionals working across the disaster relief sector, it provides: An overview of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • Demystifying Architectural Research: Adding Value to Your Practice book cover

    Demystifying Architectural Research

    Adding Value to Your Practice, 1st Edition

    By Flora Samuel, Anne Dye

    This practical, hands on introduction guides you through the basics of undertaking research in day-to-day architectural practice helping you to exploit the growing opportunities on offer. It explores how developing a research specialism can improve the quality of your projects, help to define your…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    RIBA Publishing

  • University Architecture book cover

    University Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Brian Edwards

    Some of the most exciting architecture in the world can be found on university campuses. In Europe, America and the Far East, vice chancellors and their architects have, over several centuries, produced an extraordinary range of innovative buildings. This book has been written to highlight the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Taylor & Francis

  • The Principles of Housing book cover

    The Principles of Housing

    1st Edition

    By Peter King

    The Principles of Housing is an engaging and discursive introduction to the key topics within housing studies. Whereas many books get bogged down in country-specific policy or small innovations, this book argues that the fundamental concepts of what we call housing are relatively stable and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-19
    Routledge

  • The BIM Management Handbook book cover

    The BIM Management Handbook

    1st Edition

    By David Shepherd

    An authoritative and practical road map for those implementing and managing BIM workflows. With the 2016 deadline for BIM level 2 fast approaching and the growing realisation of the huge benefits BIM brings these skills are becoming industry essentials. Concentrating on the how rather than the why…

    Paperback – 2015-11-11
    RIBA Publishing

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