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  • The Islamic Villa in Early Medieval Iberia: Architecture and Court Culture in Umayyad Córdoba book cover

    The Islamic Villa in Early Medieval Iberia

    Architecture and Court Culture in Umayyad Córdoba, 1st Edition

    By Glaire D. Anderson

    Exploring the aristocratic villas and court culture of Córdoba, during its 'golden age' under the reign of the Umayyad dynasty (r. 756-1031 AD), this study illuminates a key facet of the secular architecture of the court and its relationship to the well-known Umayyad luxury arts. Based on textual…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08
    Routledge

  • ZEDlife book cover

    ZEDlife

    1st Edition

    By Bill Dunster

    The argument for low-cost, zero-energy, zero-waste architecture has never been timelier, while the mainstream has largely abandoned or neglected this agenda: in the UK the recent mandatory zero-carbon performance targets for new homes have been postponed or forgotten at a time when thousands of new…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07
    RIBA Publishing

  • Wheelchair Housing Design Guide book cover

    Wheelchair Housing Design Guide

    3rd Edition

    By Centre For Accessible Environments (Cae)

    The Wheelchair Housing Design Guide explains how to design and detail a home that is fully manageable by wheelchair users and maximises their independence. This fully-updated, activity-based guide discusses design considerations, requirements and recommendations for various activities carried out…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07
    RIBA Publishing

  • Aalto, Utzon, Fehn: Three Paradigms of Phenomenological Architecture book cover

    Aalto, Utzon, Fehn

    Three Paradigms of Phenomenological Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Roger Tyrrell

    This book examines the work of three seminal Nordic architects - Alvar Aalto, Jørn Utzon and Sverre Fehn - from a phenomenological perspective, utilising the methodology of 'paradigm' (or 'in the manner of''). Roger Tyrrell explains how the approach of each architect is defined by the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-05
    Routledge

  • Reading Architecture: Literary Imagination and Architectural Experience book cover

    Reading Architecture

    Literary Imagination and Architectural Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angeliki Sioli, Yoonchun Jung

    Why write instead of draw when it comes to architecture? Why rely on literary pieces instead of architectural treatises and writings when it comes to the of study buildings and urban environments? Why rely on literary techniques and accounts instead of architectural practices and analysis when it…

    Paperback – 2018-03-05
    Routledge

  • Place and Experience: A Philosophical Topography book cover

    Place and Experience

    A Philosophical Topography, 2nd Edition

    By Jeff Malpas

    The first edition of Place and Experience established Jeff Malpas as one of the leading philosophers and thinkers of place and space and provided a creative and refreshing alternative to prevailing post-structuralist and postmodern theories of place. It is a foundational and ground-breaking book in…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge

  • Metric Handbook: Planning and Design Data book cover

    Metric Handbook

    Planning and Design Data, 6th Edition

    Edited by Pamela Buxton

    Significantly updated in reference to the latest construction standards and new building types Sustainable design integrated into chapters throughout Over half of the entire book has now been updated since 2015 Over 100,000 copies sold to successive generations of architects and designers…

    Paperback – 2018-02-22
    Routledge

  • Virtual Reality and the Built Environment book cover

    Virtual Reality and the Built Environment

    2nd Edition

    By Jennifer Whyte, Dragana Nikolić

    Like the first edition, the central question this book addresses is how virtual reality can be used in the design, production and management of the built environment. The book aims to consider three key questions. What are the business drivers for the use of virtual reality? What are its…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Routledge

  • Geometric Computation: Foundations for Design book cover

    Geometric Computation: Foundations for Design

    1st Edition

    By Joy Ko, Kyle Steinfeld

    Geometric Computation: Foundations for Design describes the mathematical and computational concepts that are central to the practical application of design computation in a manner tailored to the visual designer. Uniquely pairing key topics in code and geometry, this book develops the two key…

    Paperback – 2018-02-19
    Routledge

  • Architecture as Cultural and Political Discourse: Case studies of conceptual norms and aesthetic practices book cover

    Architecture as Cultural and Political Discourse

    Case studies of conceptual norms and aesthetic practices, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Grinceri

    This book is concerned with cultural and political discourses that affect the production of architecture. It examines how these discursive mechanisms and technologies combine to normalise and aestheticise everyday practices. It queries the means by which buildings are appropriated to give shape and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Algarve Building: Modernism, Regionalism and Architecture in the South of Portugal, 1925-1965 book cover

    Algarve Building

    Modernism, Regionalism and Architecture in the South of Portugal, 1925-1965, 1st Edition

    By Ricardo Agarez

    Foreword by Adrian Forty. The Algarve is not only Portugal’s foremost tourism region. Uniquely Mediterranean in an Atlantic country, its building customs have long been markers of historical and cultural specificity, attracting both picturesque driven conservatives and modernists seeking their…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Function and Fantasy: Iron Architecture in the Long Nineteenth Century book cover

    Function and Fantasy: Iron Architecture in the Long Nineteenth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Dobraszczyk, Peter Sealy

    The introduction of iron – and later steel – construction and decoration transformed architecture in the nineteenth century. While the structural employment of iron has been a frequent subject of study, this book re-directs scholarly scrutiny on its place in the aesthetics of architecture in the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

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