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  • Taste: A cultural history of the home interior book cover

    Taste

    A cultural history of the home interior, 1st Edition

    By Drew Plunkett

    Democratic in intention and approach, the book will argue that the home interior, as independently created by the ‘amateur’ householder, offers a continuous informal critique of shifting architectural styles (most notably with the advent of Modernism) and the design mainstream. Indeed, it will…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • The Urban Block: A Guide for Urban Designers, Architects and Town Planners book cover

    The Urban Block

    A Guide for Urban Designers, Architects and Town Planners, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Tarbatt, Chloe Street Tarbatt

    The block is no more than the land and building area defined by streets. It is the nature of the interface between the two, which has a critical impact on the quality of the spaces between those buildings. The importance of the block to city life is well rehearsed, and in any case, we seldom find…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Structural Design Against Deflection book cover

    Structural Design Against Deflection

    1st Edition

    By Tianjian Ji

    Deflections tend to have more significance in modern structures, especially those that are either taller, longer, or have wider spans than earlier designs. It is also necessary to provide desirable distributions of internal forces in order to achieve effective, efficient and elegant structures.…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    CRC Press

  • Shadow: the architectural power of withholding light book cover

    Shadow

    the architectural power of withholding light, 1st Edition

    By Simon Unwin

    Each of these Analysing Architecture Notebooks is devoted to a particular theme in understanding the rich and varied workings of architecture. They can be thought of as addenda to the foundation volume Analysing Architecture, which first appeared in 1997 and has subsequently been enlarged in three…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Analysing Architecture Notebooks

  • Virtual Vernacular book cover

    Virtual Vernacular

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Bonser

    This book will identify the ways architecture can be expected to convey to occupants, audience members, and players. Nonverbal ways to bring history and culture into your fictional world. I plan to help readers find relationships and patterns in visual mediums in an effort to help them build…

    Paperback – 2020-03-27 
    CRC Press

  • Blurred Transparencies in Contemporary Glass Architecture: Material, Culture, and Technology book cover

    Blurred Transparencies in Contemporary Glass Architecture

    Material, Culture, and Technology, 1st Edition

    By Aki Ishida

    Blurred Transparencies in Contemporary Glass Architecture brings to light complex readings of transparent glass through close observations of six pivotal works of architecture. Written from the perspectives of a practitioner, the six essays challenge assumptions about fragility and visual…

    Paperback – 2020-03-26 
    Routledge

  • Place Meaning and Attachment: Authenticity, Heritage and Preservation book cover

    Place Meaning and Attachment

    Authenticity, Heritage and Preservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dak Kopec, AnnaMarie Bliss

    Revolutions have gripped many countries leading to the destruction of buildings, places, and artifacts; climate change is threatening the ancestral homes for many, the growing uneven distribution of resources has made the poor vulnerable to the coercive efforts by the rich, and social uncertainty…

    Paperback – 2020-03-26 
    Routledge

  • Doors: History, Repair and Conservation book cover

    Doors

    History, Repair and Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Tutton, James W.P. Campbell

    In Doors: History, Repair and Conservation, readers are guided through the function, history, development, care, repair and conservation of doors by chapter authors who are experts in their field. This book offers depth and range of detail from dating and archaeology right through to the surveying,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-06 
    Routledge

  • Architectural Acoustics: A guide to integrated thinking book cover

    Architectural Acoustics

    A guide to integrated thinking, 1st Edition

    By Raj Patel

    This book is an authoritative but uniquely accessible and highly illustrated guide to good acoustic design practice for architects, interior designers and acoustic professionals. It provides a user-friendly introduction to architectural acoustics and acoustics technology where the market is crowded…

    Hardback – 2020-03-02 
    RIBA Publishing

  • How to Thrive at Architecture School: A Student Guide book cover

    How to Thrive at Architecture School

    A Student Guide, 1st Edition

    By Neil Spiller

    Studying architecture is hugely exciting and rewarding. It entails developing design skills, problem-solving abilities and tapping into creativity, as well as acquiring cultural, technical and professional knowledge. This book is the go-to guide for students throughout their architectural education…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • New Life in Public Squares book cover

    New Life in Public Squares

    1st Edition

    By Marie Burns

    New Life in Public Squares investigates the evolution of the public square within the urban form and its meaning to a city’s image. It explores what is driving investment in the creation of new or re-designed existing squares: the economic and social benefits, city image to attract tourism,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • New Towns: The Rise, Fall and Rebirth book cover

    New Towns

    The Rise, Fall and Rebirth, 1st Edition

    By Katy Lock, Hugh Ellis

    Often misunderstood, the New Towns story is a fascinating one of anarchists, artists, visionaries, and the promise of a new beginning for millions of people. New Towns: The Rise Fall and Rebirth offers a new perspective on the New Towns Record and uses case-studies to address the myths…

    Hardback – 2020-03-01 
    RIBA Publishing

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