Architecture: Structure, Materials and Detailing

  • Structural Competency for Architects book cover

    Structural Competency for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Hollee Hitchcock Becker

    Structural Competency for Architects is a comprehensive volume covering topics from structural systems and typologies to statics, strength of materials, and component design. The book includes everything you need to know about structures for the design of components, as well as the logic for design…

    Paperback – 2014-08-13
    Routledge

  • Design-Tech: Building Science for Architects book cover

    Design-Tech

    Building Science for Architects, 2nd Edition

    By Jason Alread, Thomas Leslie, Robert Whitehead

    Design-Tech is an indispensable, holistic approach to architectural technology that shows you in hundreds of drawings and tables the why as well as the how of building science, providing you with a comprehensive overview. In this expanded edition, measurements and examples are listed in both metric…

    Paperback – 2014-02-25
    Routledge

  • Process: Material and Representation in Architecture book cover

    Process: Material and Representation in Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Gail Peter Borden

    This book examines the interrelationship of representational methods and material systems as fundamental drivers of the design process. Identifying four primary categories of representational logics - point, line, surface, mass - each category is illustrated through four precedent projects that…

    Paperback – 2014-01-31
    Routledge

  • Analysing Architecture book cover

    Analysing Architecture

    4th Edition

    By Simon Unwin

    Now in its fourth edition, Analysing Architecture has become internationally established as the best introduction to architecture. Aimed primarily at those wishing to become professional architects, it also offers those in disciplines related to architecture (from archaeology to stage design,…

    Paperback – 2014-01-06
    Routledge

  • Theories of the Digital in Architecture book cover

    Theories of the Digital in Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rivka Oxman, Robert Oxman

    In the form of a critical anthology, this book interlaces an ensemble of seminal articles by leading figures in the theory and practice of digital design with a series of original theoretical texts. It develops a meta-theory of the emerging interactions of media technologies and design in…

    Paperback – 2013-12-16
    Routledge

  • Seeing and Making in Architecture: Design Exercises book cover

    Seeing and Making in Architecture

    Design Exercises, 1st Edition

    By Taiji Miyasaka

    You always aim to achieve that moment of insight that leads to ingenuity and novelty in your design, but sometimes it remains elusive. This book presents a variety of techniques for mapping and making hands-on design/build projects, and relates this work to real architecture. It helps you to learn…

    Paperback – 2013-09-19
    Routledge

  • Architecture in Motion: The history and development of portable building book cover

    Architecture in Motion

    The history and development of portable building, 1st Edition

    By Robert Kronenburg

    The idea that architecture can be portable is one that grabs the imagination of both designers and the people who use it, perhaps because it so often forecasts a dynamic and creative solution to the complex problems of our contemporary mobile society, while at the same time dealing with issues…

    Paperback – 2013-09-04
    Routledge

  • Architecture Re-assembled: The Use (and Abuse) of History book cover

    Architecture Re-assembled

    The Use (and Abuse) of History, 1st Edition

    By Trevor Garnham

    Beginning from the rise of modern history in the eighteenth century, this book examines how changing ideas in the discipline of history itself has affected architecture from the beginning of modernity up to the present day. It reflects upon history in order to encourage and assist the reader in…

    Paperback – 2013-02-21
    Routledge

  • Principles of Structure book cover

    Principles of Structure

    5th Edition

    By Ken Wyatt, Richard Hough

    Since its first publication in 1974, Principles of Structure has established itself at the forefront of introductory texts for students of architecture, building and project management seeking a basic understanding of the behavior and design of building structures. It provides a simple quantitative…

    Paperback – 2013-02-08
    CRC Press

  • The Urban Design Reader book cover

    The Urban Design Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Michael Larice, Elizabeth Macdonald

    The second edition of The Urban Design Reader draws together the very best of classic and contemporary writings to illuminate and expand the theory and practice of urban design. Nearly 50 generous selections include seminal contributions from Howard, Le Corbusier, Lynch, and Jacobs to more recent…

    Paperback – 2012-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Urban Reader Series

  • Building Systems: Design Technology and Society book cover

    Building Systems

    Design Technology and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kiel Moe, Ryan E. Smith

    We can no longer view building components as artifacts (a brick or a boiler) or as autonomous systems (air conditioning or prefabrication). Rather these components and systems are part of much larger systems of which architects are one agent. This book will help architects more broadly…

    Paperback – 2012-02-17
    Routledge

  • Introducing Architectural Theory: Debating a Discipline book cover

    Introducing Architectural Theory

    Debating a Discipline, 1st Edition

    Edited by Korydon Smith, Miguel Guitart

    This is the most accessible architectural theory book that exists. Korydon Smith presents each common architectural subject – such as tectonics, use, and site – as though it were a conversation across history between theorists by providing you with the original text, a reflective text, and a…

    Paperback – 2012-02-14
    Routledge

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