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  • Designing Social Equality: Architecture, Aesthetics, and the Perception of Democracy book cover

    Designing Social Equality

    Architecture, Aesthetics, and the Perception of Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Mark Foster Gage

    In Designing Social Equality, Mark Foster Gage proposes a dramatic realignment between aesthetic thought, politics, social equality, and the design of our physical world. By reconsidering historic concepts from aesthetic philosophy and weaving them with emerging intellectual positions from a…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge

  • Social Value in Construction book cover

    Social Value in Construction

    1st Edition

    By Ani Raiden, Martin Loosemore, Andrew King, Chris Gorse

    While the concept of social value is not new, recent interest in social value in construction has grown because of new social procurement legislation around the world and an increasing acceptance of the need to ensure construction projects provide social value, rather than simply economic value.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-10
    Routledge

  • Healthcare Architecture as Infrastructure: Open Building in Practice book cover

    Healthcare Architecture as Infrastructure

    Open Building in Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen H. Kendall

    Architects and healthcare clients are increasingly coming to recognize that, once built, healthcare facilities are almost immediately subject to physical alterations which both respond to and affect healthcare practices. This calls into question the traditional ways in which these facilities…

    Paperback – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Designing Sacred Spaces book cover

    Designing Sacred Spaces

    1st Edition

    By Sherin Wing

    Sacred spaces exemplify some of the most exciting and challenging architecture today. Designing Sacred Spaces tells the inside story of seven architecture firms and their approaches to designing churches, mosques, synagogues and temples, monasteries and retreats. Twenty beautifully illustrated case…

    Paperback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge

  • Designing Buildings for the Future of Schooling: Contemporary Visions for Education book cover

    Designing Buildings for the Future of Schooling

    Contemporary Visions for Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hau Ming Tse, Harry Daniels, Andrew Stables, Sarah Cox

    Bringing together leading experts from the fields of architecture, design, engineering, education and the social sciences, this valuable collection presents a multidimensional understanding of the complexities and ways in which school designs influence and are influenced by educational practice.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge

  • Designing for Autism Spectrum Disorders book cover

    Designing for Autism Spectrum Disorders

    1st Edition

    By Kristi Gaines, Angela Bourne, Michelle Pearson, Mesha Kleibrink

    Winner of the 2017 IDEC Book Award, 2017 EDRA Great Places Award (Book Category), 2017 American Society of Interior Designers Joel Polsky Prize and the 2016 International Interior Design Association TXOK Research Award Designing for Autism Spectrum Disorders explains the influence of the natural…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge

  • The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture: Bucharest, 1949-1964 book cover

    The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture

    Bucharest, 1949-1964, 1st Edition

    By Juliana Maxim

    The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture is the first systematic architectural history of Romania under socialism written in English. It examines the mechanisms through which modern architecture was invested with political meaning and, in reverse, how specific architectural solutions came to…

    Paperback – 2018-11-29
    Routledge
    Architext

  • Architecture and the Landscape of Modernity in China before 1949 book cover

    Architecture and the Landscape of Modernity in China before 1949

    1st Edition

    By Edward Denison

    This book explores China’s encounter with architecture and modernity in the tumultuous epoch before Communism – an encounter that was mediated not by a singular notion of modernism emanating from the west, but that was uniquely multifarious, deriving from a variety of sources both from the west and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge

  • The New Public Library: Design Innovation for the Twenty-First Century book cover

    The New Public Library

    Design Innovation for the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    By R. Thomas Hille

    The New Public Library is an in-depth design study of an exemplary collection of recent public libraries, and the historical precedents that have informed and inspired their development. An introductory overview presents seven critical themes that characterize public library design, past and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-19
    Routledge

  • Elemental Architecture: Temperaments of Sustainability book cover

    Elemental Architecture

    Temperaments of Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Phillip James Tabb

    Elemental Architecture presents a new and refreshing approach to sustainable architectural practice. Going beyond the standard performance-based and quantitative sustainable measures, it incorporates a broader framework of considerations, including the more poetic and noetic possibilities of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge

  • Guide to RIBA Domestic and Concise Building Contracts 2018 book cover

    Guide to RIBA Domestic and Concise Building Contracts 2018

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Lupton

    This latest title from the author provides comprehensive guidance to RIBA's two updated building contracts: the RIBA Domestic Building Contract 2018 and the RIBA Concise Building Contract 2018. Introducing the contracts' features and benefits and covering all aspects of their use, from choosing…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15
    RIBA Publishing

  • Architecture, Festival and the City book cover

    Architecture, Festival and the City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jemma Browne, Christian Frost, Ray Lucas

    Historically the urban festival served as an occasion for affirming shared convictions and identities in the life of the city. Whether religious or civic in nature, these events provided tangible expressions of social, cultural, political, and religious cohesion, often reaffirming a particular…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge
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