Architecture: Structure, Materials and Detailing

  • Introducing Architectural Tectonics: Exploring the Intersection of Design and Construction book cover

    Introducing Architectural Tectonics

    Exploring the Intersection of Design and Construction, 1st Edition

    By Chad Schwartz

    Introducing Architectural Tectonics is an exploration of the poetics of construction. Tectonic theory is an integrative philosophy examining the relationships formed between design, construction, and space while creating or experiencing a work of architecture. In this text, author Chad Schwartz…

    Paperback – 2016-11-14
    Routledge

  • Introducing Property Valuation book cover

    Introducing Property Valuation

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Blackledge

    This new edition of bestselling textbook Introducing Property Valuation provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the concepts and methods of valuing real estate, helping them to progress successfully from basic principles to a more sophisticated understanding. Taking a practically…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge

  • Processes of Creating Space: An Architectural Design Workbook book cover

    Processes of Creating Space

    An Architectural Design Workbook, 1st Edition

    By Georg Rafailidis, Stephanie Davidson

    Processes of Creating Space is a workbook for beginning designers that shows how to generate space with user experiences in mind. It explains how to keenly perceive your world and seamlessly integrate architectural representation into your design process. The book uses two main strategies, blending…

    Paperback – 2016-07-26
    Routledge

  • Site and Composition: Design Strategies in Architecture and Urbanism book cover

    Site and Composition

    Design Strategies in Architecture and Urbanism, 1st Edition

    By Enis Aldallal, Husam AlWaer, Soumyen Bandyopadhyay

    Site and Composition examines design strategies and tactics in site making. It is concerned with the need for a renewed understanding of the site in the twenty-first century and the need for a critical position regarding the continued tendency to view the site as an isolated ‘fragment’ severed from…

    Paperback – 2016-07-06
    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

  • Beginning Design Technology book cover

    Beginning Design Technology

    1st Edition

    By Mike Christenson

    Beginning Design Technology introduces how design technologies work together, including tools, materials, and software, such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Autodesk AutoCAD, and others. It teaches you how to think about each design tool, whether a software program or physical modelmaking,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge

  • The Tectonics of Structural Systems: An Architectural Approach book cover

    The Tectonics of Structural Systems

    An Architectural Approach, 1st Edition

    By Yonca Hurol

    The Tectonics of Structural Systems provides an architectural approach to the theory of structural systems. The book combines: structural recommendations to follow during the architectural design of various structural systems and the tectonic treatment of structural recommendations in…

    Paperback – 2015-09-21
    Routledge

  • Digital Vernacular: Architectural Principles, Tools, and Processes book cover

    Digital Vernacular

    Architectural Principles, Tools, and Processes, 1st Edition

    By James Stevens, Ralph Nelson

    Digital Vernacular addresses the why and how of digital fabrication in hundreds of step-by-step color images, illuminating a set of working principles and techniques that join theory with practice. Authors James Stevens and Ralph Nelson reconcile local traditions and innovations with globally…

    Paperback – 2015-08-28
    Routledge

  • What Architecture Means: Connecting Ideas and Design book cover

    What Architecture Means

    Connecting Ideas and Design, 1st Edition

    By Denise Costanzo

    What Architecture Means introduces you to architecture and allows you to explore the connections between design ideas and values across time, space, and culture. It equips you to play an active and informed role in architecture either as a professional or as a consumer, client, and citizen. By…

    Paperback – 2015-08-03
    Routledge

  • Lighting Design: A Perception-Based Approach book cover

    Lighting Design

    A Perception-Based Approach, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Cuttle

    By reading this book, you will develop the skills to perceive a space and its contents in light, and be able to devise a layout of luminaires that will provide that lit appearance. Written by renowned lighting expert Christopher (Kit) Cuttle, the book: explains the difference between vision and…

    Paperback – 2015-01-05
    Routledge

  • Cognitive Architecture: Designing for How We Respond to the Built Environment book cover

    Cognitive Architecture

    Designing for How We Respond to the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    By Ann Sussman, Justin B Hollander

    *Winner of the Environmental Design Research Association 2016 Place Research Award!* In Cognitive Architecture, the authors review new findings in psychology and neuroscience to help architects and planners better understand their clients as the sophisticated mammals they are, arriving in the world…

    Paperback – 2014-12-02
    Routledge

  • Materials Science In Construction: An Introduction book cover

    Materials Science In Construction: An Introduction

    1st Edition

    By Arshad Ahmed, John Sturges

    Materials Science in Construction explains the science behind the properties and behaviour of construction's most fundamental materials (metals, cement and concrete, polymers, timber, bricks and blocks, glass and plaster). In particular, the critical factors affecting in situ materials are examined…

    Paperback – 2014-11-25
    Routledge

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