Architecture: Structure, Materials and Detailing

  • The Green Studio Handbook: Environmental Strategies for Schematic Design book cover

    The Green Studio Handbook

    Environmental Strategies for Schematic Design

    By Alison G Kwok, Walter Grondzik

    The Green Studio Handbook remains an essential resource for design studios and professional practice. This extensive and user-friendly tool presents practical guidelines for the application of green strategies during the schematic design of buildings. Students and professionals can quickly get up…

    Paperback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge

  • Building from Tradition: Local Materials and Methods in Contemporary Architecture book cover

    Building from Tradition

    Local Materials and Methods in Contemporary Architecture

    By Elizabeth M. Golden

    Building from Tradition examines the recent resurgence of interest in the handmade building and the use of local and renewable materials in contemporary construction. In the past, raw materials were shaped to provide shelter and to accommodate the cultural, social, and economic needs of individuals…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Steel Design book cover

    Steel Design

    Edited by Paul W. McMullin, Jonathan S. Price

    Steel Design covers steel design fundamentals for architects and engineers, such as tension elements, flexural elements, shear and torsion, compression elements, connections, and lateral design. As part of the Architect’s Guidebooks to Structures Series it provides a comprehensive overview using…

    Paperback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Architect's Guidebooks to Structures

  • Cantilever Architecture book cover

    Cantilever Architecture

    By Kyoung Sun Moon

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge

  • The Design-Build Studio: Crafting Meaningful Work in Architecture Education book cover

    The Design-Build Studio

    Crafting Meaningful Work in Architecture Education

    Edited by Tolya Stonorov

    The Design-Build Studio examines sixteen international community driven design-build case studies through process and product, with preceding chapters on community involvement, digital and handcraft methodologies and a graphic Time Map. Together these projects serve as a field guide to the current…

    Paperback – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of the Facade book cover

    The Architecture of the Facade

    By Randall Korman

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Arup’s Tall Buildings in Asia: Stories Behind the Storeys book cover

    Arup’s Tall Buildings in Asia

    Stories Behind the Storeys

    Edited by Goman Wai-Ming Ho

    Through a series of detailed case studies from East Asia, Arup, one of the global leaders in tall building design, presents the latest developments in the field to inspire more innovative and sustainable ideas in tall building design and engineering. This book exhibits the key design aspects of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge

  • Building Systems in Interior Design book cover

    Building Systems in Interior Design

    By Sam Hurt

    Building Systems in Interior Design takes an entirely new approach to teaching this essential topic for Architects, Designers and Building Engineers. Written to prepare students for the real world and packed with practical examples, the book will foster an understanding of specific issues that are…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge

  • Through the Healing Glass: Shaping the Modern Body through Glass Architecture, 1925-35 book cover

    Through the Healing Glass

    Shaping the Modern Body through Glass Architecture, 1925-35

    By John Stanislav Sadar

    In the mid-1920s a physiologist, a glass chemist, and a zoo embarked on a project which promised to turn buildings into medical instruments. The advanced chemistry of "Vita" Glass mobilised theories of light and medicine, health practices and glassmaking technology to compress an entire epoch’s…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Conservation: RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide book cover

    Conservation

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide

    By Hugh Feilden

    Conservation is part of a brand new series providing must-read practical guidance to running efficient and successful projects using the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013. Each guide takes a particular angle – in this case the author guides you through working on a conservation project - and explains the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01
    RIBA Publishing

  • Loft Conversion Handbook book cover

    Loft Conversion Handbook

    By Construction Products Association

    This book is an easy-to-use handbook, providing architects and builders with up-to-date guidance on managing loft conversions and ensuring they achieve compliance with the Building Regulations. It brings together solutions offered in the Approved Documents and third tier guidance, such as industry…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01
    RIBA Publishing

  • Lineament: Material, Representation and the Physical Figure in Architectural Production book cover

    Lineament: Material, Representation and the Physical Figure in Architectural Production

    Edited by Gail Peter Borden, Michael Meredith

    This comprehensive catalogue of contemporary work examines the renewed investment in the relationship between representation, materiality, and architecture. It assembles a range of diverse voices across various institutions, practices, generations, and geographies, through specific case studies…

    Paperback – 2017-09-29
    Routledge

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