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  • Mass Customization and Design Democratization book cover

    Mass Customization and Design Democratization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Branko Kolarevic, José Pinto Duarte

    Parametric design and digital fabrication are enabling non-designers to mass produce non-standard, highly differentiated products – from shoes and tableware to furniture and even houses. The result of these newly available mass customization tools has been a ‘democratization’ of design. Mass…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Buried City, Unearthing Teufelsberg: Berlin and its Geography of Forgetting book cover

    Buried City, Unearthing Teufelsberg

    Berlin and its Geography of Forgetting, 1st Edition

    By Benedict Anderson

    Cities are built over the remnants of their past buried beneath their present. We build on what has been built before, whether over foundations formalising previous permanency or over the temporal occupations of ground. But what happens when you shift a city - when you dislodge its occupation of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • How Drawings Work: A User-Friendly Theory book cover

    How Drawings Work

    A User-Friendly Theory, 1st Edition

    By Susan C. Piedmont-Palladino

    How Drawings Work cheekily explains that what architects make is information that enables other people to make buildings. That information comes in a variety of forms: drawings by hand and computer, models both physical and virtual, and words as needed. The book reflects in witty prose on the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-07
    Routledge

  • Understanding Medieval Liturgy: Essays in Interpretation book cover

    Understanding Medieval Liturgy

    Essays in Interpretation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Gittos, Sarah Hamilton

    This book provides an introduction to current work and new directions in the study of medieval liturgy. It focuses primarily on so-called occasional rituals such as burial, church consecration, exorcism and excommunication rather than on the Mass and Office. Recent research on such rites…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Masonry Design book cover

    Masonry Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul W. McMullin, Jonathan S. Price

    Masonry is found extensively in construction throughout the world. It is economical and strong. Masonry Design—part of the Architect’s Guidebook to Structures series—presents the fundamentals in an accessible fashion through beautiful illustrations, simple and complete examples, and from the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31
    Routledge
    Architect's Guidebooks to Structures

  • Planning, Housing and Infrastructure for Smart Villages book cover

    Planning, Housing and Infrastructure for Smart Villages

    1st Edition

    By Hemanta Doloi, Ray Green, Sally Donovan

    Some 7.3 billion people currently live on the planet. Of these, 3.4 billion live in rural areas. In just a few regions—Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa—less than 50 per cent of poverty is now located in rural areas. But for the rest of the world's regions between 55 per cent and 80…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

  • Design for a Sustainable Culture: Perspectives, Practices and Education book cover

    Design for a Sustainable Culture

    Perspectives, Practices and Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Astrid Skjerven, Janne Reitan

    As culture is becoming increasingly recognised as a crucial element of sustainable development, design competence has emerged as a useful tool in creating a meaningful life within a sustainable mental, cultural and physical environment. Design for a Sustainable Culture explores the relationship…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

  • Architecture and Resilience: Interdisciplinary Dialogues book cover

    Architecture and Resilience

    Interdisciplinary Dialogues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kim Trogal, Irena Bauman, Ranald Lawrence, Doina Petrescu

    Resilience will be a defining quality of the twenty-first century. As we witness the increasingly turbulent effects of climate change, the multiple challenges of resource depletion and wage stagnation, we know that our current ways of living are not resilient. This volume takes resilience as…

    Paperback – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

  • The Concept of Monument in Achaemenid Empire book cover

    The Concept of Monument in Achaemenid Empire

    1st Edition

    By Mehr Azar Soheil

    The aim of this book is to explore the significance of the concept of ‘monument’ in the context of the Achaemenid Empire (550-330 BC), with particular reference to the Royal Ensemble of Persepolis, founded by Darius I and built together with his son Xerxes. While Persepolis was built as an ‘…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge

  • Industry in Towns book cover

    Industry in Towns

    1st Edition

    By Gordon Logie

    Originally published in 1952. This book addresses one of the most pressing problems in town planning – the proper place of industry in our towns. The author writes from the standpoint of a town planner who realizes that factories are just as important as houses and schools, and that if industry…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban and Regional Economics

  • 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

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