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  • Architecture for Rapid Change and Scarce Resources book cover

    Architecture for Rapid Change and Scarce Resources

    1st Edition

    By Sumita Sinha

    Architects, development practitioners and designers are working in a global environment and issues such as environmental and cultural sustainability matter more than ever. Past interactions and interventions between developed and developing countries have often been unequal and inappropriate. We…

    Paperback – 2012-02-15

  • Introducing Architectural Theory: Debating a Discipline book cover

    Introducing Architectural Theory

    Debating a Discipline, 1st Edition

    Edited by Korydon Smith, Miguel Guitart

    This is the most accessible architectural theory book that exists. Korydon Smith presents each common architectural subject – such as tectonics, use, and site – as though it were a conversation across history between theorists by providing you with the original text, a reflective text, and a…

    Paperback – 2012-02-14

  • Architecture and Climate: An Environmental History of British Architecture 1600–2000 book cover

    Architecture and Climate

    An Environmental History of British Architecture 1600–2000, 1st Edition

    By Dean Hawkes

    This book traces the evolving relationship between the architecture and climate of Britain from the late sixteenth to the twentieth century. Through detailed studies of buildings by major architects it explores how the unique character of the climate of the British Isles has had a fundamental…

    Paperback – 2012-01-19

  • Rural Design: A New Design Discipline book cover

    Rural Design

    A New Design Discipline, 1st Edition

    By Dewey Thorbeck

    Rural areas worldwide are undergoing profound change creating considerable challenges and stress for its residents and on the ecosystems upon which they depend. Rural design brings design thinking and the problem-solving process of design to rural issues recognizing that human and natural systems…

    Paperback – 2012-01-06

  • Exercises in Architecture: Learning to Think as an Architect book cover

    Exercises in Architecture

    Learning to Think as an Architect, 1st Edition

    By Simon Unwin

    Architecture is a doing word. You can learn a great deal about the workings of architecture through analysing examples but a fuller understanding of its powers and potential comes through practice, by trying to do it... This book offers student architects a series of exercises that will develop…

    Paperback – 2012-01-06

  • Zero-carbon Homes: A Road Map book cover

    Zero-carbon Homes

    A Road Map, 1st Edition

    By Joanna Williams

    Housing is a major contributor to CO2 emissions in Europe and America today and the construction of new homes offers an opportunity to address this issue. Providing homes that achieve "zero carbon", "carbon neutral", "zero-net energy" or "energy-plus" standard is becoming the goal of more…

    Paperback – 2011-12-16

  • Designing Architecture: The Elements of Process book cover

    Designing Architecture

    The Elements of Process, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Pressman

    Designing Architecture is an indispensable tool to assist both students and young architects in formulating an idea, transforming it into a building, and making effective design decisions. This book promotes integrative and critical thinking in the preliminary design of buildings to inspire…

    Paperback – 2011-12-07

  • Computer Aided Design Guide for Architecture, Engineering and Construction book cover

    Computer Aided Design Guide for Architecture, Engineering and Construction

    1st Edition

    By Ghassan Aouad, Song Wu, Angela Lee, Timothy Onyenobi

    Recent years have seen major changes in the approach to Computer Aided Design (CAD) in the architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) sector. CAD is increasingly becoming a standard design tool, facilitating lower development costs and a reduced design cycle. Not only does it allow a…

    Paperback – 2011-11-18

  • The Garden City: Past, present and future book cover

    The Garden City

    Past, present and future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Ward

    ** Please note, the HB was published in 1992.  The PB version, an exact reprint of the HB, was released in 2011** This examination of a phenomenon of nineteenth century planning traces the origins, implementation, international transference and adoption of the Garden City idea. It also…

    Paperback – 2011-11-18
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Architecture of Regionalism in the Age of Globalization: Peaks and Valleys in the Flat World book cover

    Architecture of Regionalism in the Age of Globalization

    Peaks and Valleys in the Flat World, 1st Edition

    By Liane Lefaivre, Alexander Tzonis

    The definitive introductory book on the theory and history of regionalist architecture in the context of globalization, this text addresses issues of identity, community, and sustainability along with a selection of the most outstanding examples of design from all over the world. Alex Tzonis and…

    Paperback – 2011-11-02

  • Bernard Tschumi: Parc de la Villette: SuperCrit #4 book cover

    Bernard Tschumi: Parc de la Villette

    SuperCrit #4, 1st Edition

    By Samantha Hardingham, Kester Rattenbury

    The Supercrit series revisits some of the most influential architectural projects of the recent past and examines their impact on the way we think and design today. Based on live studio debates between protagonists and critics, the books describe, explore and criticise these major projects.…

    Paperback – 2011-09-29

  • Frank Lloyd Wright’s Sacred Architecture: Faith, Form and Building Technology book cover

    Frank Lloyd Wright’s Sacred Architecture

    Faith, Form and Building Technology, 1st Edition

    By Anat Geva

    A comprehensive study of the sacred buildings built and designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, this book offers scholarly discussion with analytical drawings and photographs. These projects represent different periods of Wright’s career (from 1886 to 1958), new building technologies, and application of…

    Hardback – 2011-09-23

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