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  • Benjamin for Architects book cover

    Benjamin for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Brian Elliott

    Walter Benjamin has become a decisive reference point for a whole range of critical disciplines, as he constructed a unique and provocative synthesis of aesthetics, politics and philosophy. Examining Benjamin’s contributions to cultural criticism in relation to the works of Max Ernst, Adolf Loos,…

    Paperback – 2010-12-08
    Thinkers for Architects

  • Urban and Regional Planning book cover

    Urban and Regional Planning

    5th Edition

    By Peter Hall, Peter Hall, Mark Tewdwr-Jones

    This is the fifth edition of the classic text for students of urban and regional planning. It gives an historical overview of the developments and changes in the theory and practice of planning, throughout the entire twentieth century. This extensively revised edition follows the successful format…

    Paperback – 2010-11-12

  • The Principles of Green Urbanism: Transforming the City for Sustainability book cover

    The Principles of Green Urbanism

    Transforming the City for Sustainability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steffen Lehmann

    How can we transform and future-proof the post-industrial city through strategies of architectural and urban design? The answer is to use an energy-efficient, zero-carbon model based on renewable energy sources and renewable building typologies. This book presents different models for sustainable…

    Hardback – 2010-10-27

  • New Directions in Sustainable Design book cover

    New Directions in Sustainable Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adrian Parr, Michael Zaretsky

    Recently there has been a plethora of work published on the topic of sustainability, much of which is purely theoretical or technical in its approach. More often than not these books fail to introduce readers to the larger challenge of what thinking sustainably might entail. Combining a series of…

    Paperback – 2010-10-05

  • Decoding Theoryspeak: An Illustrated Guide to Architectural Theory book cover

    Decoding Theoryspeak

    An Illustrated Guide to Architectural Theory, 1st Edition

    By Enn Ots

    Existentialism; Urbanism; Aporia; Deontic; Tabula Rasa; Hyperspace; Heterotopia; Metareality; Structuralism… What does it all mean? The unique language used in architectural theory – both in speech and writing – can appear daunting and confusing, particularly to new architectural…

    Paperback – 2010-09-15

  • The BIID Interior Design Job Book book cover

    The BIID Interior Design Job Book

    1st Edition

    By Diana Yakeley

    The BIID Interior Design Job Book is the first book to set out the professional standard for running an interior design project. It does so step by step, in a sequence designed to complement the construction industry’s standard Plan of Work, providing guidance at every stage of a job from appraisal…

    Paperback – 2010-09-15
    RIBA Publishing

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Planning Theory: Conceptual Challenges for Spatial Planning book cover

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Planning Theory

    Conceptual Challenges for Spatial Planning, 1st Edition

    By Patsy Healey

    Edited by Jean Hillier

    At a time of potentially radical changes in the ways in which humans interact with their environments - through financial, environmental and/or social crises - the raison d'être of spatial planning faces significant conceptual and empirical challenges. This Companion presents a multidimensional…

    Hardback – 2010-07-28

  • The Architect's Portfolio: Planning, Design, Production book cover

    The Architect's Portfolio

    Planning, Design, Production, 1st Edition

    By Andreas Luescher

    The creation of a successful portfolio is a vital skill needed by architectural students and professionals alike. In a highly competitive global market the accomplished representation of the architect’s work must be able to turn opportunities into triumphs. This book offers a fresh step-by-step…

    Paperback – 2010-07-21

  • Bourdieu for Architects book cover

    Bourdieu for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Helena Webster

    Pierre Bourdieu is arguably one of the twentieth century’s greatest socio-philosophical thinkers and his writings have much to offer anyone interested in the ways that people value, consume and produce architecture. Bourdieu spent much of his life attempting to understand cultural consumption and…

    Paperback – 2010-07-09
    Thinkers for Architects

  • Cities and Design book cover

    Cities and Design

    1st Edition

    By Paul L. Knox

    Cities, initially a product of the manufacturing era, have been thoroughly remade in the image of consumer society. Competitive spending among affluent households has intensified the importance of style and design at every scale and design professions have grown in size and importance, reflecting…

    Paperback – 2010-06-25
    Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

  • Elements of Parametric Design book cover

    Elements of Parametric Design

    1st Edition

    By Robert Woodbury

    Driven by new computer and digital fabrication tools, the architectural designs that are being built are pushing boundaries of form, customization and construction. Pushed by practices wanting and needing to produce novelty, computer-aided design systems are increasingly parametric – that…

    Paperback – 2010-06-17

  • Distributed Urbanism: Cities After Google Earth book cover

    Distributed Urbanism

    Cities After Google Earth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gretchen Wilkins

    What form of housing will emerge in Dubai, where the majority of the population are non-citizens and the average length of stay is three days? How will depopulating cities reclaim vacant space, reorganize infrastructure and redefine their economic identity? What type of architecture results from…

    Paperback – 2010-05-26

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