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  • 20/20 Visions book cover

    20/20 Visions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charles Campion

    Community involvement in planning and placemaking through early, inclusive participatory methods can build consensus, speed up planning and add social, economic and environmental value to projects, leading to healthier, happier and more sustainable places. 20/20 Visions is an inspiring and visually…

    Paperback – 2018-05-24
    RIBA Publishing

  • Fundamentals of Architectural Lighting book cover

    Fundamentals of Architectural Lighting

    1st Edition

    By Samuel Mills

    The theme of this book is that light is an inseparable part of architectural design, and is intended to provide students of architecture and interior design with a graphic guideline to the fundamental role lighting plays in this process. While simple light sources may be enough to satisfy practical…

    Paperback – 2018-05-17
    Routledge

  • Unexpected Affinities: The History of Type in Architectural Project from Laugier to Duchamp book cover

    Unexpected Affinities

    The History of Type in Architectural Project from Laugier to Duchamp, 1st Edition

    By Pablo Meninato

    While the concept of "type" has been present in architectural discourse since its formal introduction at the end of the eighteenth century, its role in the development of architectural projects has not been comprehensively analyzed. This book proposes a reassessment of architectural type throughout…

    Paperback – 2018-05-16
    Routledge

  • Loft Conversion Handbook book cover

    Loft Conversion Handbook

    1st Edition

    By Construction Products Association

    This book is an easy-to-use handbook, providing architects and builders with up-to-date guidance on managing loft conversions and ensuring they achieve compliance with the Building Regulations. It brings together solutions offered in the Approved Documents and third tier guidance, such as industry…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    RIBA Publishing

  • Competition Grid: Experimenting With and Within Architecture Competitions book cover

    Competition Grid

    Experimenting With and Within Architecture Competitions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Theodorou, Antigoni Katsakou

    The Competition Grid: Experimenting With and Within Architecture Competitions is a comprehensive review of architectural competitions. Each section features international research overviews as well as lively discussions with experts that draw on first-hand experience of the competition process. …

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    RIBA Publishing

  • Shaping the American Interior: Structures, Contexts and Practices book cover

    Shaping the American Interior

    Structures, Contexts and Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paula Lupkin, Penny Sparke

    Bringing together 12 original essays, Shaping the American Interior maps out, for the first time, the development and definition of the field of interiors in the United States in the period from 1870 until 1960. Its interdisciplinary approach encompasses a broad range of people, contexts, and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Phantasmagoria: Specters of the City book cover

    The Architecture of Phantasmagoria

    Specters of the City, 1st Edition

    By Libero Andreotti, Nadir Lahiji

    In a time of mass-mediated modernity, the city becomes, almost by definition, a constitutively ‘mediated’ city. Today, more than ever before, the omnipresence of media in every sphere of culture is creating a new urban ontology, saturating, fracturing, and exacerbating the manifold experience of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge

  • On Discomfort: Moments in a Modern History of Architectural Culture book cover

    On Discomfort

    Moments in a Modern History of Architectural Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Ellison, Andrew Leach

    Examining discomfort’s physical, emotional, conceptual, psychological and aesthetic dimensions, the contributors to this volume offer an alternate, cultural approach to the study of architecture and the built environment. By attending to a series of disparate instances in which architecture and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge

  • Planning for Community-based Disaster Resilience Worldwide: Learning from Case Studies in Six Continents book cover

    Planning for Community-based Disaster Resilience Worldwide

    Learning from Case Studies in Six Continents, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adenrele Awotona

    We are witnessing an ever-increasing level and intensity of disasters from Ecuador to Ethiopia and beyond, devastating millions of ordinary lives and causing long-term misery for vulnerable populations. Bringing together 26 case studies from six continents, this volume provides a unique resource…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge

  • Frank Lloyd Wright : The Early Years : Progressivism : Aesthetics : Cities book cover

    Frank Lloyd Wright : The Early Years : Progressivism : Aesthetics : Cities

    1st Edition

    By Donald Leslie Johnson

    Frank Lloyd Wright : The Early Years : Progressivism : Aesthetics : Cities examines Wright's belief that all aspects of human life must embrace and celebrate an aesthetic experience that would thereby lead to necessary social reforms. Inherent in the theory was a belief that reform of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of San Juan de Puerto Rico: Five centuries of urban and architectural experimentation book cover

    The Architecture of San Juan de Puerto Rico

    Five centuries of urban and architectural experimentation, 1st Edition

    By Arleen Pabón-Charneco

    As San Juan nears the 500th anniversary of its founding, Arleen Pabón-Charneco explores the urban and architectural developments that have taken place over the last five centuries, transforming the site from a small Caribbean enclave to a sprawling modern capital. As the oldest European…

    Paperback – 2018-05-04
    Routledge

  • Graffiti and Street Art: Reading, Writing and Representing the City book cover

    Graffiti and Street Art

    Reading, Writing and Representing the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Konstantinos Avramidis, Myrto Tsilimpounidi

    Graffiti and street art images are ubiquitous, and they enjoy a very special place in collective imaginary due to their ambiguous nature. Sometimes enigmatic in meaning, often stylistically crude and aesthetically aggressive, yet always visually arresting, they fill our field of vision with texts…

    Paperback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge

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