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  • Matter: Material Processes in Architectural Production book cover

    Matter: Material Processes in Architectural Production

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gail Peter Borden, Michael Meredith

    Beginning with material, this book revolves around physical material making and design decisions that emerge from material interaction. Combining essays from both practice and academia, this book presents some of the most significant projects and thoughts on materiality from the last decade.…

    Paperback – 2011-08-05

  • Richard Rogers: The Pompidou Centre: SuperCrit #3 book cover

    Richard Rogers: The Pompidou Centre

    SuperCrit #3, 1st Edition

    By Kester Rattenbury, Samantha Hardingham

    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 – 2011-07-29

  • Spatial Agency: Other Ways of Doing Architecture book cover

    Spatial Agency: Other Ways of Doing Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Nishat Awan, Tatjana Schneider, Jeremy Till

    This book offers the first comprehensive overview of alternative approaches to architectural practice. At a time when many commentators are noting that alternative and richer approaches to architectural practice are required if the profession is to flourish, this book provides multiple…

    Paperback – 2011-06-07

  • Urban Design: The Composition of Complexity book cover

    Urban Design

    The Composition of Complexity, 1st Edition

    By Ron Kasprisin

    For planning to be successful, design must mean more than simply blindly following the dictates of legislation and regulation – yet losing sight of the importance of the design process is all too often exactly what has happened. Ron Kasprisin has written a book for students of planning and urban…

    Paperback – 2011-06-01

  • The Architecture of Information: Architecture, Interaction Design and the Patterning of Digital Information book cover

    The Architecture of Information

    Architecture, Interaction Design and the Patterning of Digital Information, 1st Edition

    By Martyn Dade-Robertson

    This book looks at relationships between the organization of physical objects in space and the organization of ideas. Historical, philosophical, psychological and architectural knowledge are united to develop an understanding of the relationship between information and its representation.…

    Paperback – 2011-05-25

  • The Religious Imagination in Modern and Contemporary Architecture: A Reader book cover

    The Religious Imagination in Modern and Contemporary Architecture

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Renata Hejduk, Jim Williamson

    This anthology collects, substaniates, and demonstrates the importance of the religious imagination within Western modern and contemporary architecture. The essays written expressly for the anthology take a critical look at the relationship between religion and architecture in the twentieth century…

    Paperback – 2011-03-21

  • Derrida for Architects book cover

    Derrida for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Richard Coyne

    Looking afresh at the implications of Jacques Derrida’s thinking for architecture, this book simplifies his ideas in a clear, concise way. Derrida‘s treatment of key philosophical texts has been labelled as "deconstruction," a term that resonates with architecture. Although his main focus is…

    Paperback – 2011-03-21
    Thinkers for Architects

  • Meaning in Landscape Architecture and Gardens book cover

    Meaning in Landscape Architecture and Gardens

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marc Treib

    While we all live our lives in designed landscapes of various types, only on occasion do we consider what these landscapes mean to us and how they have acquired that significance. Can a landscape architect or garden designer really imbue new settings with meaning, or does meaning evolve over time,…

    Paperback – 2011-02-28

  • Eleven Exercises in the Art of Architectural Drawing: Slow Food for the Architect's Imagination book cover

    Eleven Exercises in the Art of Architectural Drawing

    Slow Food for the Architect's Imagination, 1st Edition

    By Marco Frascari

    This book deals with the critical nature and crucial role of architectural drawings. A manual which is essentially not a manual; it is an elucidation of an elegant manner for practising architecture. Organized around eleven exercises, the book does not emphasize speed, nor incorporate many…

    Paperback – 2011-02-25

  • The EcoEdge: Urgent Design Challenges in Building Sustainable Cities book cover

    The EcoEdge

    Urgent Design Challenges in Building Sustainable Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Esther Charlesworth, Rob Adams

    Presenting diverse case studies of contemporary sustainable urban practice from Europe, Africa, India, South America, the USA and Australia, this book offers the reader a fantastic wealth of practical material from a range of internationally renowned authors. Each practical case study has…

    Paperback – 2011-02-17

  • Prospects for an Ethics of Architecture book cover

    Prospects for an Ethics of Architecture

    1st Edition

    By William M. Taylor, Michael P. Levine

    Bringing together the reflections of an architectural theorist and a philosopher, this book encourages philosophers and architects, scholars and designers alike, to reconsider what they do as well as what they can do in the face of challenging times. It does so by exploring the notion…

    Paperback – 2011-02-02

  • Environmental and Architectural Acoustics book cover

    Environmental and Architectural Acoustics

    2nd Edition

    By Z. Maekawa, Jens H. Rindel, P. Lord

    Adopting a multi-disciplinary approach to the practice of achieving a more acceptable acoustic environment, this book draws on the same basic principles to cover both the outdoors and indoor space. It starts with the fundamentals of sound waves and hearing and goes on to the measurement of noise…

    Hardback – 2010-12-14
    CRC Press

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