Architecture: Theory of Architecture

  • Research Methods for Interior Design: Applying Interiority book cover

    Research Methods for Interior Design

    Applying Interiority, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dana E. Vaux, David Wang

    Interior design has shifted significantly in the past fifty years from a focus on home decoration within family and consumer sciences to a focus on the impact of health and safety within the interior environment. This shift has called for a deeper focus in evidence-based research for interior…

    Paperback – 2020-07-21 
    Routledge

  • The City Reader book cover

    The City Reader

    7th Edition

    Edited by Richard T. LeGates, Frederic Stout

    The 7th edition of the highly successful The City Reader juxtaposes the very best classic and contemporary writings on the city. Sixty-three selections are included: forty-five from the 6th edition and eighteen new selections, including three newly written exclusively for The City Reader. The…

    Paperback – 2020-06-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Urban Reader Series

  • Architecture and Labor book cover

    Architecture and Labor

    1st Edition

    By Peggy Deamer

    Through a collection of 13 chapters, Peggy Deamer examines the profession of architecture not as an abstraction, but as an assemblage of architectural workers. What forces prevent architects from empowering ourselves to be more relevant and better rewarded? How can these forces be set aside by new…

    Paperback – 2020-04-27 
    Routledge

  • Learning from Failure in the Design Process: Experimenting with Materials book cover

    Learning from Failure in the Design Process

    Experimenting with Materials, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Huang

    Learning from Failure in the Design Process shows you that design work builds on lessons learned from failures to help you relax your fear of making mistakes, so that you’re not paralyzed when faced with a task outside of your comfort zone. Working hands-on with building materials, such as concrete…

    Paperback – 2020-04-23 
    Routledge

  • Working Cities: Architecture, Place and Production book cover

    Working Cities

    Architecture, Place and Production, 1st Edition

    By Howard Davis

    Cities have historically supported production, commerce, and consumption, all central to urban life. But in the contemporary Western city, production has been hidden or removed, and commerce and consumption have dominated. This book is about the importance of production in the life of the city, and…

    Paperback – 2020-01-08
    Routledge

  • Baudrillard for Architects book cover

    Baudrillard for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Francesco Proto

    Marginalized due to the deployment of both a highly specialized jargon and a novel stylistic approach meant to upset established norms and conventions, Baudrillard's thought has suffered from the lack of an accessible, consistent and comprehensive exposition able to make it relevant to diverse…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18
    Routledge
    Thinkers for Architects

  • The Environmental Imagination: Technics and Poetics of the Architectural Environment book cover

    The Environmental Imagination

    Technics and Poetics of the Architectural Environment, 2nd Edition

    By Dean Hawkes

    The Environmental Imagination explores the relationship between tectonics and poetics in environmental design in architecture. Working thematically and chronologically from the eighteenth century to the present day, this book redefines the historiography of environmental design by looking beyond…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29
    Taylor & Francis

  • Giving Preservation a History: Histories of Historic Preservation in the United States book cover

    Giving Preservation a History

    Histories of Historic Preservation in the United States, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Randall F. Mason, Max Page

    In this volume, some of the leading figures in the field have been brought together to write on the roots of the historic preservation movement in the United States, ranging from New York to Santa Fe, Charleston to Chicago. Giving Preservation a History explores the long history of historic…

    Paperback – 2019-11-06
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-07-09
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-03-06
    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 – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Thinkers for Architects

  • 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

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