Architecture: Theory of Architecture

  • How to Read Architecture: An Introduction to Interpreting the Built Environment book cover

    How to Read Architecture

    An Introduction to Interpreting the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    By Paulette Singley

    How to Read Architecture is based on the fundamental premise that reading and interpreting architecture is something we already do, and that close observation matters. This book enhances this skill so that given an unfamiliar building, you will have the tools to understand it and to be inspired by…

    Paperback – 2019-07-10 
    Routledge

  • Peirce for Architects book cover

    Peirce for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Richard Coyne

    Ideas gain legitimacy as they are put to some practical use. A study of Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) supports this pragmatism as a way of thinking about truth and meaning. Architecture has a strong pragmatic strand, not least as we think of building users, architecture as a practice, the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-11 
    Routledge
    Thinkers for Architects

  • Constructing the Architect: An Introduction to Design, Research, Planning, and Education book cover

    Constructing the Architect

    An Introduction to Design, Research, Planning, and Education, 1st Edition

    By Leonard R. Bachman

    Unlike books that concentrate on the monuments and other artefacts that architects produce, Constructing the Architect focuses on architecture as a disciplinary and professional process, an institution of society, and a career of learning and mastery. In doing so, it offers a lens into the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-11
    Routledge

  • The Design Student's Journey: understanding How Designers Think book cover

    The Design Student's Journey

    understanding How Designers Think, 1st Edition

    By Bryan Lawson

    Being a professional designer is one of the most intellectually rewarding careers. Learning to become a designer can be tremendous fun but it can also be frustrating and at times painful. What you have to do to become a designer is not often clearly laid out and can seem mysterious. Over the past…

    Paperback – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Ethics book cover

    The Architecture of Ethics

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Fisher

    Ethics is one of the most important and least understood aspects of design practice. In his latest book, Thomas Fisher shows how ethics are inherent to the making of architecture – and how architecture offers an unusual and useful way of looking at ethics. The Architecture of Ethics helps students…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge

  • Research Methods and Techniques in Architecture book cover

    Research Methods and Techniques in Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Elzbieta Danuta Niezabitowska

    A scientific approach to architectural and architectonic research from the scope of just one discipline is no longer sufficient. With contemporary considerations such as behavior, health, and environmental protection, architects and students alike need holistic research methodologies that…

    Paperback – 2018-07-16
    Routledge

  • Architectural Science and the Sun: The poetics and pragmatics of solar design book cover

    Architectural Science and the Sun

    The poetics and pragmatics of solar design, 1st Edition

    By Dason Whitsett, Matt Fajkus

    Architectural Science and the Sun synthesizes physics, climate, program, and perception to provide a foundation in the principles of architectural science related to the sun: solar geometry, solar analysis and design techniques, passive design principles, and daylighting. Part analytical handbook,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-23
    Routledge

  • The Interior Architecture Theory Reader book cover

    The Interior Architecture Theory Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory Marinic

    The Interior Architecture Theory Reader presents a global compilation that collectively and specifically defines interior architecture. Diverse views and comparative resources for interior architecture students, educators, scholars, and practitioners are needed to develop a proper canon…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge

  • Digital and Smart Cities book cover

    Digital and Smart Cities

    1st Edition

    By Katharine S. Willis, Alessandro Aurigi

    Digital and Smart Cities presents an overview of how technologies shape our cities. There is a growing awareness in the fields of design and architecture of the need to address the way that technology affects the urban condition. This book aims to give an informative and definitive overview of the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

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

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

    1st Edition

    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

  • Kant for Architects book cover

    Kant for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Diane Morgan

    This book introduces architects to a philosopher, Immanuel Kant, whose work was constantly informed by a concern for the world as an evolving whole. According to Kant, in this interconnected and dynamic world, humans should act as mutually dependent and responsible subjects. Given his…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge
    Thinkers for Architects

  • Marco Frascari's Dream House: A Theory of Imagination book cover

    Marco Frascari's Dream House

    A Theory of Imagination, 1st Edition

    By Marco Frascari, Federica Goffi

    This previously unpublished work is essential reading for anyone who has followed Marco Frascari’s scholarship and teachings over the last three decades. It also provides the perfect introduction for anyone new to his writings. As ever, Frascari does not offer prescriptive tools and frameworks to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-09
    Routledge

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