Architecture: Structure, Materials and Detailing

  • Constructing Building Enclosures: Architectural History, Technology and Poetics in the Postwar Era book cover

    Constructing Building Enclosures

    Architectural History, Technology and Poetics in the Postwar Era, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clifton Fordham

    Constructing Building Enclosures investigates and interrogates tensions between the disciplines of architecture and engineering as they wrestled with technology and building cultures that evolved to deliver structures in the modern era. At the center of this history are inventive architects,…

    Paperback – 2020-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Guide to Successful Brickwork book cover

    Guide to Successful Brickwork

    4th Edition

    By The Brick Development Association

    The BDA Guide to Successful Brickwork is the definitive practical guide to obtaining successful results in brickwork construction. Written by a team of experts from the Brick Development Association, the representative group in industry for brickwork construction, this best-selling text has now…

    Hardback – 2020-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Data and Design: Methods of Computational Design Strategies book cover

    Data and Design

    Methods of Computational Design Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcella Del Signore, Nancy Diniz, Frank Melendez

    Data, Matter, Design presents a comprehensive overview of current design processes that rely on the input of data and use of computational design strategies, and their relationship to an array of physical outputs. Technological changes, through the use of computational tools and processes, have…

    Paperback – 2020-06-29 
    Routledge

  • Situate, Manipulate, Fabricate: An Anthology of the Influences on Architectural Design and Production book cover

    Situate, Manipulate, Fabricate

    An Anthology of the Influences on Architectural Design and Production, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chad Schwartz

    This anthology of selected works outlines three critical instigators of architecture, all tied directly to the tectonic makeup of our built environment – place, material, and assembly. These catalysts provide the organizational framework for a collection of essays discussing their significant…

    Paperback – 2020-04-27 
    Routledge

  • Structural Design Against Deflection book cover

    Structural Design Against Deflection

    1st Edition

    By Tianjian Ji

    Deflections tend to have more significance in modern structures, especially those that are either taller, longer or have wider spans than earlier designs. It is also necessary to provide desirable distributions of internal forces in order to achieve effective, efficient and elegant structures. This…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    CRC Press

  • Blurred Transparencies in Contemporary Glass Architecture: Material, Culture, and Technology book cover

    Blurred Transparencies in Contemporary Glass Architecture

    Material, Culture, and Technology, 1st Edition

    By Aki Ishida

    Blurred Transparencies in Contemporary Glass Architecture brings to light complex readings of transparent glass through close observations of six pivotal works of architecture. Written from the perspectives of a practitioner, the six essays challenge assumptions about fragility and visual…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Doors: History, Repair and Conservation book cover

    Doors

    History, Repair and Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Tutton, James W.P. Campbell

    In Doors: History, Repair and Conservation, readers are guided through the function, history, development, care, repair and conservation of doors by chapter authors who are experts in their field. This book offers depth and range of detail from dating and archaeology right through to the surveying,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge

  • Shadow: the architectural power of withholding light book cover

    Shadow

    the architectural power of withholding light, 1st Edition

    By Simon Unwin

    Each of these Analysing Architecture Notebooks is devoted to a particular theme in understanding the rich and varied workings of architecture. They can be thought of as addenda to the foundation volume Analysing Architecture, which first appeared in 1997 and has subsequently been enlarged in three…

    Paperback – 2020-02-27 
    Routledge
    Analysing Architecture Notebooks

  • Acoustics of Multi-Use Performing Arts Centers book cover

    Acoustics of Multi-Use Performing Arts Centers

    1st Edition

    By Mark Holden

    Explores the Science and Practice Of Acoustics for Arts Centers Employing the experiences of a world-renowned acoustician celebrated for the successful design of multi-use performing arts centers, Acoustics of Multi-Use Performing Arts Centers examines the complexities of this venue and discusses…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Design in Modular Construction book cover

    Design in Modular Construction

    1st Edition

    By Mark Lawson, Ray Ogden, Chris Goodier

    Modular construction can dramatically improve efficiency in construction, through factory production of pre-engineered building units and their delivery to the site either as entire buildings or as substantial elements. The required technology and application are developing rapidly, but design is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Conservation of Architectural Ironwork book cover

    Conservation of Architectural Ironwork

    1st Edition

    By David S. Mitchell

    The peak of architectural ironwork in the 19th Century saw the spread of ornate decorative ironwork across the world. In recent years there has been a significant increase in conservation and restoration projects aiming to protect the artistry of traditional ironwork for future generations.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Environmental and Architectural Acoustics book cover

    Environmental and Architectural Acoustics

    2nd Edition

    By Z. Maekawa, Jens Rindel, P. Lord

    Adopting a multi-disciplinary approach to the practice of achieving a more acceptable acoustic environment, this book draws on the same basic principles to cover both the outdoors and indoor space. It starts with the fundamentals of sound waves and hearing and goes on to the measurement of noise…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

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