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  • Pietro Porcinai and the Landscape of Modern Italy book cover

    Pietro Porcinai and the Landscape of Modern Italy

    1st Edition

    By Marc Treib, Luigi Latini

    Born in Florence in 1910, Pietro Porcinai grew up on the classic grounds of the Villa Gamberaia in Settignano where his father served as head gardener. Although he studied agriculture in college, Porcinai’s true interest lay in the landscape architecture practice he founded in 1938. Early projects…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge

  • The Practice Turn in Architecture: Brussels after 1968 book cover

    The Practice Turn in Architecture: Brussels after 1968

    1st Edition

    By Isabelle Doucet

    What makes a city? What makes architecture? And, what is to be included in the discussions of architecture and the city? Attempting to answer such ambitious questions, this book starts from a city’s specificity and complexity. In response to recent debates in architectural theory around the agency…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Adaptive Architecture: Changing Parameters and Practice book cover

    Adaptive Architecture

    Changing Parameters and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Andrea E. Hardy, Jacob J. Wilhelm

    The constant in architecture's evolution is change. Adaptive Architecture explores structures, or environments that accommodate multiple functions at the same time, sequentially, or at periodically recurring events. It demonstrates how changing technological, economic, ecological and social…

    Paperback – 2017-09-04
    Routledge

  • Why are Most Buildings Rectangular?: And Other Essays on Geometry and Architecture book cover

    Why are Most Buildings Rectangular?

    And Other Essays on Geometry and Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Philip Steadman

    This book brings together a dozen of Philip Steadman’s essays and papers on the geometry of architectural and urban form, written over the last 12 years. New introductions link the papers and set them in context. There are two large themes: a morphological approach to the history of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-30
    Routledge

  • Cinematic Aided Design: An Everyday Life Approach to Architecture book cover

    Cinematic Aided Design

    An Everyday Life Approach to Architecture, 1st Edition

    By François Penz

    Cinematic Aided Design: An Everyday Life Approach to Architecture provides architects, planners, designer practitioners, politicians and decision makers with a new awareness of the practice of everyday life through the medium of film. This novel approach will also appeal to film scholars and film…

    Paperback – 2017-08-25
    Routledge

  • Architecture History and Theory in Reverse: From an Information Age to Eras of Meaning book cover

    Architecture History and Theory in Reverse

    From an Information Age to Eras of Meaning, 1st Edition

    By Jassen Callender

    This book looks at architecture history in reverse, in order to follow chains of precedents back through time to see how ideas alter the course of civilization in general and the discipline of architecture in particular. Part I begins with present-day attitudes about architecture and traces them…

    Paperback – 2017-08-03
    Routledge

  • Passive House Details: Solutions for High-Performance Design book cover

    Passive House Details

    Solutions for High-Performance Design, 1st Edition

    By Donald B. Corner, Jan C. Fillinger, Alison G. Kwok

    Passive House Details introduces the concepts, principles, and design processes of building ultralow-energy buildings. The objective of this book is to provide design goals, research, analysis, systems, details, and inspiring images of some of the most energy-efficient, carbon-neutral, healthy, and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge

  • Architecture in Context: Boxset book cover

    Architecture in Context: Boxset

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Tadgell

    Architecture in Context is a series of seven books describing and illustrating all the seminal traditions of architecture from the earliest settlements in the Euphrates and Jordan valleys to the stylistically and technologically sophisticated buildings of the second half of the twentieth century.…

    Paperback – 2017-07-31
    Routledge
    Architecture in Context

  • Remembering Places: A Memoir book cover

    Remembering Places: A Memoir

    1st Edition

    By Joseph Rykwert

    Born in Warsaw in 1926, Joseph Rykwert is one of the best-known critics and historians of architecture. One of very few writers to be awarded the RIBA’s highest honour, the Royal Gold Medal, in 2014, and author of countless books and essays, his influence over the past 60 years cannot be…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28
    Routledge

  • LabStudio: Design Research between Architecture and Biology book cover

    LabStudio

    Design Research between Architecture and Biology, 1st Edition

    By Jenny E. Sabin, Peter Lloyd Jones

    LabStudio: Design Research between Architecture and Biology introduces the concept of the research design laboratory in which funded research and trans-disciplinary participants achieve radical advances in science, design, and applied architectural practice. The book demonstrates to natural…

    Paperback – 2017-07-25
    Routledge

  • Special Structural Topics book cover

    Special Structural Topics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul W. McMullin, Jonathan S. Price, Sarah Simchuk

    Special Structural Topics covers specialty structural situations for students and professional architects and engineers, such as soil mechanics, structural retrofit, structural integrity, cladding design, blast considerations, vibration, and structural sustainability. As part of the Architect’s…

    Paperback – 2017-07-21
    Routledge
    Architect's Guidebooks to Structures

  • New Financial Strategies for Sustainable Buildings: Practical Guidance for Built Environment Professionals book cover

    New Financial Strategies for Sustainable Buildings

    Practical Guidance for Built Environment Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Finnegan

    Built environment professionals considering whether to embark on the design and construction or retrofit of a fully ‘sustainable’ or ‘green’ build need to know the financial implications of their decisions. What are their financial options? What are the risks? This book offers practical guidance on…

    Paperback – 2017-07-21
    Routledge

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