Architecture: Professional Practice

  • Product Design and Sustainability: Strategies, Tools, and Practice book cover

    Product Design and Sustainability

    Strategies, Tools, and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Jane Penty

    Whether it is the effects of climate change, the avalanche of electronic and plastic waste or the substandard living and working conditions of billions of our fellow global citizens, our ability to deal with unsustainability will define the 21st Century. Given that most consumption is mediated…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27 
    Routledge

  • Experimental Architecture: Designing the Unknown book cover

    Experimental Architecture

    Designing the Unknown, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Armstrong

    In this ground-breaking book, the first to provide an overview of the theory and practice of experimental architecture, Rachel Armstrong explores how interdisciplinary, design-led research practices are beginning to redefine the possibilities of architecture as a profession. Drawing on experts from…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05 
    Routledge

  • Architecture of Defeat book cover

    Architecture of Defeat

    1st Edition

    By Kengo Kuma

    Kengo Kuma, one of Japan’s leading architects, has been combining professional practice and academia for most of his career. In addition to creating many internationally recognized buildings all over the world, he has written extensively about the history and theory of architecture. Like his built…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Precision in Architecture: Certainty, Ambiguity and Deviation book cover

    Precision in Architecture

    Certainty, Ambiguity and Deviation, 1st Edition

    By Mhairi McVicar

    This book offers a detailed insight into the desire for, and consequences of, precise communications in the daily life of contemporary architectural practice through close readings of constructed architectural details and the practice of cultural contexts in which they were produced. In the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge

  • Designing with Society: A Capabilities Approach to Design, Systems Thinking and Social Innovation book cover

    Designing with Society

    A Capabilities Approach to Design, Systems Thinking and Social Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Scott Boylston

    This book explores an emerging design culture that rigorously applies systems thinking to the practice of design as a form of facilitating change on an increasingly crowded planet. Designers conversant in topics such as living systems, cultural competence, social justice, and power asymmetries can…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge

  • Net Zero Energy Building: Predicted and Unintended Consequences book cover

    Net Zero Energy Building

    Predicted and Unintended Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Ming Hu

    What do we mean by net zero energy? Zero operating energy? Zero energy costs? Zero emissions? There is no one answer: approaches to net zero building vary widely across the globe and are influenced by different environmental and cultural contexts. Net Zero Energy Building: Predicted and Unintended…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18 
    Routledge

  • The Changing Shape of Architecture: Further Cases of Integrating Research and Design in Practice book cover

    The Changing Shape of Architecture

    Further Cases of Integrating Research and Design in Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael U. Hensel, Fredrik Nilsson

    The discipline of architecture is currently undergoing a significant change as professional practice and academia seem to be transforming one another specifically through succinct research undertakings. This book continues the discussion started in The Changing Shape of Practice – Integrating…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • The Sustainable Tall Building: A Design Primer book cover

    The Sustainable Tall Building

    A Design Primer, 1st Edition

    By Philip Oldfield

    The Sustainable Tall Building: A Design Primer is an accessible and highly illustrated guide, which primes those involved in the design and research of tall buildings to dramatically improve their performance. Using a mixture of original research and analysis, best-practice design thinking and a…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge

  • Wellbeing in Interiors: Philosophy, Design and Value in Practice book cover

    Wellbeing in Interiors

    Philosophy, Design and Value in Practice, 1st Edition

    By Elina Grigoriou, Richard Francis

    This 4-colour practical guide explores how the design of interior spaces impacts wellbeing. In the built environment, this topic is generally overlooked, even though it is one of the most important topics in sustainable building. This book will enable project teams to understand how specific…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    RIBA Publishing

  • Superusers: Design Technology Specialists and the Future of Practice book cover

    Superusers

    Design Technology Specialists and the Future of Practice, 1st Edition

    By Randy Deutsch

    Design technology is changing both architectural practice and the role of the architect and related design professionals. With new technologies and work processes appearing every week, how can practitioners be expected to stay on top and thrive? In a word, Superusers. Superusers: Design Technology…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01
    Routledge

  • Which Contract?: Choosing The Appropriate Building Contract book cover

    Which Contract?

    Choosing The Appropriate Building Contract, 6th Edition

    By Sarah Lupton

    Since the first edition published in 1989, Which Contract? Choosing the Appropriate Building Contract has been the most reliable and essential comparative analysis of the standard forms of building contract available in the UK. Which Contract? provides architects and other construction…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01
    RIBA Publishing

  • An Architecture Manifesto: Critical Reason and Theories of a Failed Practice book cover

    An Architecture Manifesto

    Critical Reason and Theories of a Failed Practice, 1st Edition

    By Nadir Lahiji

    What is a manifesto? In basic terms, a manifesto is ‘the invention of future for the present’. We have been oblivious to the fact that the twentieth century was the century of manifestos. It was the century of programmatic declarations, radical and avant-garde political, artistic and architectural…

    Paperback – 2019-02-27
    Routledge

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