Architecture: Theory of Architecture

  • Adaptive Reuse of the Built Heritage: Concepts and Cases of an Emerging Discipline book cover

    Adaptive Reuse of the Built Heritage

    Concepts and Cases of an Emerging Discipline, 1st Edition

    By Bie Plevoets, Koenraad Van Cleempoel

    Adaptive reuse – the process of repairing and restoring existing buildings for new or continued use – is becoming an essential part of architectural practice. As mounting demographic, economic and ecological challenges limit opportunities for new construction, architects increasingly focus on…

    Paperback – 2019-05-10 
    Routledge

  • Design Thinking: A Guide to Creative Problem Solving for Everyone book cover

    Design Thinking

    A Guide to Creative Problem Solving for Everyone, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Pressman

    Design thinking is a powerful process that facilitates understanding and framing of problems, enables creative solutions, and may provide fresh perspectives on our physical and social landscapes. Not just for architects or product developers, design thinking can be applied across many disciplines…

    Paperback – 2018-11-02
    Routledge

  • Why Architects Matter: Evidencing and Communicating the Value of Architects book cover

    Why Architects Matter

    Evidencing and Communicating the Value of Architects, 1st Edition

    By Flora Samuel

    Why Architects Matter examines the key role of research- led, ethical architects in promoting wellbeing, sustainability and innovation. It argues that the profession needs to be clear about what it knows and the value of what it knows if it is to work successfully with others. Without this clarity,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge

  • Mapping Urbanities: Morphologies, Flows, Possibilities book cover

    Mapping Urbanities

    Morphologies, Flows, Possibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kim Dovey, Elek Pafka, Mirjana Ristic

    What is the capacity of mapping to reveal the forces at play in shaping urban form and space? How can mapping extend the urban imagination and therefore the possibilities for urban transformation? With a focus on urban scales, Mapping Urbanities explores the potency of mapping as a research method…

    Paperback – 2017-09-18
    Routledge

  • Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment book cover

    Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Emilio Jose Garcia, Brenda Vale

    In this timely book, Emilio Jose Garcia and Brenda Vale explore what sustainability and resilience might mean when applied to the built environment. Conceived as a primer for students and professionals, it defines what the terms sustainability and resilience mean and how they are related to each…

    Paperback – 2017-03-24
    Routledge

  • Follow the Sun: A Field Guide to Architectural Photography in the Digital Age book cover

    Follow the Sun

    A Field Guide to Architectural Photography in the Digital Age, 1st Edition

    By James Ewing

    Follow the Sun will guide you through all aspects of architectural photography, from the genre’s rich history to the exciting new approaches brought by the advent of the digital age. It explains how to use the powerful tools of digital photography while employing many of the skills and traditions…

    Paperback – 2016-10-25
    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

  • Skins, Envelopes, and Enclosures: Concepts for Designing Building Exteriors book cover

    Skins, Envelopes, and Enclosures

    Concepts for Designing Building Exteriors, 1st Edition

    By Mayine L. Yu

    Integrate the best building envelope construction methods, materials science, and structural principles in your work using this book as a resource to help you… With more than seventy significant case studies located in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia from prehistory to the present,…

    Paperback – 2013-11-18
    Routledge

  • Convergence: An Architectural Agenda for Energy book cover

    Convergence: An Architectural Agenda for Energy

    1st Edition

    By Kiel Moe

    Convergence is based on the thermodynamic premise that architecture should maximize its ecological and architectural power. No matter how paradoxical it might initially seem, architects should maximize energy intake, maximize energy use, and maximize energy feedback and reinforcement. This presumes…

    Paperback – 2013-07-17
    Routledge

  • Architectural Theories of the Environment: Posthuman Territory book cover

    Architectural Theories of the Environment

    Posthuman Territory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ariane Lourie Harrison

    As architects and designers, we struggle to reconcile ever increasing environmental, humanitarian, and technological demands placed on our projects. Our new geological era, the Anthropocene, marks humans as the largest environmental force on the planet and suggests that conventional anthropocentric…

    Paperback – 2012-12-03
    Routledge

  • Systemic Architecture: Operating Manual for the Self-Organizing City book cover

    Systemic Architecture

    Operating Manual for the Self-Organizing City, 1st Edition

    By Marco Poletto, Claudia Pasquero

    This is a manual investigating the subject of urban ecology and systemic development from the perspective of architectural design. It sets out to explore two main goals: to discuss the contemporary relevance of a systemic practice to architectural design, and to share a toolbox of informational…

    Paperback – 2012-05-10
    Routledge

  • Analysing Architecture book cover

    Analysing Architecture

    2nd Edition

    By Simon Unwin

    Analysing Architecture offers a unique 'notebook' of architectural strategies to present an engaging introduction to elements and concepts in architectural design. Beautifully illustrated throughout with the author's original drawings, examples are drawn from across architectural history (from…

    Paperback – 2003-09-25
    Routledge

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