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  • The Tectonics of Structural Systems: An Architectural Approach book cover

    The Tectonics of Structural Systems

    An Architectural Approach, 1st Edition

    By Yonca Hurol

    The Tectonics of Structural Systems provides an architectural approach to the theory of structural systems. The book combines: structural recommendations to follow during the architectural design of various structural systems and the tectonic treatment of structural recommendations in…

    Paperback – 2015-09-21
    Routledge

  • Digital Vernacular: Architectural Principles, Tools, and Processes book cover

    Digital Vernacular

    Architectural Principles, Tools, and Processes, 1st Edition

    By James Stevens, Ralph Nelson

    Digital Vernacular addresses the why and how of digital fabrication in hundreds of step-by-step color images, illuminating a set of working principles and techniques that join theory with practice. Authors James Stevens and Ralph Nelson reconcile local traditions and innovations with globally…

    Paperback – 2015-08-28
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Systems Ecology: Thermodynamic Principles of Environmental Building Design, in three parts book cover

    Architecture and Systems Ecology

    Thermodynamic Principles of Environmental Building Design, in three parts, 1st Edition

    By William W. Braham

    Modern buildings are both wasteful machines that can be made more efficient and instruments of the massive, metropolitan system engendered by the power of high-quality fuels. A comprehensive method of environmental design must reconcile the techniques of efficient building design with the radical…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge

  • American Architecture: A History book cover

    American Architecture

    A History, 2nd Edition

    By Leland M. Roth, Amanda C. Roth Clark

    More than fifteen years after the success of the first edition, this sweeping introduction to the history of architecture in the United States is now a fully revised guide to the major developments that shaped the environment from the first Americans to the present, from the everyday vernacular to…

    Paperback – 2015-08-13
    Routledge

  • What Architecture Means: Connecting Ideas and Design book cover

    What Architecture Means

    Connecting Ideas and Design, 1st Edition

    By Denise Costanzo

    What Architecture Means introduces you to architecture and allows you to explore the connections between design ideas and values across time, space, and culture. It equips you to play an active and informed role in architecture either as a professional or as a consumer, client, and citizen. By…

    Paperback – 2015-08-03
    Routledge

  • Green Infrastructure: Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments book cover

    Green Infrastructure

    Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments, 1st Edition

    By John W. Dover

    With more than half of the world's population now living in urban areas, it is vitally important that towns and cities are healthy places to live. The principal aim of this book is to synthesize the disparate literature on the use of vegetation in the built environment and its multifunctional…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • The City Reader book cover

    The City Reader

    6th Edition

    Edited by Richard T. LeGates, Frederic Stout

    The sixth edition of the highly successful The City Reader juxtaposes the very best classic and contemporary writings on the city to provide the comprehensive mapping of the terrain of Urban Studies and Planning old and new. The City Reader is the anchor volume in the Routledge Urban…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Urban Reader Series

  • Sustainable Architectural Design: An Overview book cover

    Sustainable Architectural Design

    An Overview, 1st Edition

    By Kuppaswamy Iyengar

    This book is a guide to a sustainable design process that moves from theory, to site and energy use, to building systems, and finally to evaluation and case studies, so you can integrate design and technology for effective sustainable building. Kuppaswamy Iyengar shows you how to get it right the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-07
    Routledge

  • Virilio for Architects book cover

    Virilio for Architects

    1st Edition

    By John Armitage

    Paul Virilio is an innovative figure in the study of architecture, space, and the city. Virilio for Architects primes readers for their first encounter with his crucial texts on some of the vital theoretical debates of the twenty-first century, including: Oblique Architecture and Bunker…

    Paperback – 2015-07-02
    Routledge
    Thinkers for Architects

  • An Introduction to Landscape and Garden Design book cover

    An Introduction to Landscape and Garden Design

    2nd Edition

    By James Blake

    How do you design a landscape book suitable for its intended uses? How can the natural qualities of a landscape be enhanced with new features and focal points? How can you make pedestrians stay on the footpath? What kind of plant, path or wall should you put where, and what sort of contract should…

    Paperback – 2015-06-28
    Routledge

  • Interpreting Site: Studies in Perception, Representation, and Design book cover

    Interpreting Site

    Studies in Perception, Representation, and Design, 1st Edition

    By Genevieve S. Baudoin

    Interpreting Site explains the basic methods architects use to translate what you perceive to represent the complex conditions that physically and mentally "construe" a site, helping to shape the ultimate design. Within each of the four themes---defining site, experiencing site, spatializing site,…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge

  • Hybrid Drawing Techniques: Design Process and Presentation book cover

    Hybrid Drawing Techniques

    Design Process and Presentation, 1st Edition

    By Gilbert Gorski

    Hybrid Drawing Techniques: Design Process and Presentation reaffirms the value of traditional hand drawing in the design process by demonstrating how to integrate it with digital techniques; enhancing and streamlining the investigative process while at the same time yielding superior presentation…

    Paperback – 2015-01-14
    Routledge

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