Architecture: Products

  • Architectural Colossi and the Human Body: Buildings and Metaphors book cover

    Architectural Colossi and the Human Body

    Buildings and Metaphors, 1st Edition

    By Charalampos Politakis

    The human body has been used as both a model and metaphor in architecture since antiquity. This book explores how it has been an inspiration for the exterior form of architectural colossi through the years. It considers the body as a source of architectural and artistic representation and in doing…

    Paperback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Promoting Property: Insight, Experience and Best Practice book cover

    Promoting Property

    Insight, Experience and Best Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Penny Norton, Liz Male

    This book explores the wide-ranging elements of property PR in the UK, with a strong emphasis on communications theory, strategy and technique. The editors begin with an introduction to the property cycle and the role of property PR within it; consideration of the changes and challenges facing the…

    Paperback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Walking Cities: London book cover

    Walking Cities: London

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Jaspar Joseph-Lester, Simon King, Amy Blier-Carruthers, Roberto Bottazzi

    Walking Cities: London (second edition) brings together a new interdisciplinary field of artists, writers, architects, musicians, human geographers and philosophers to consider how a city walk informs and triggers new processes of making, thinking, researching and communicating. In particular, the…

    Paperback – 2020-04-27 
    Routledge

  • Virtual Vernacular book cover

    Virtual Vernacular

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Bonser

    Learn to see the patterns and relationships in visual mediums and buildings as you push the boundaries of design. Sarah Bonser’s Virtual Vernacular breaks the barriers between architectural theory and game design. The text explores the way in which architecture can convey history, culture, and…

    Paperback – 2020-04-16 
    CRC Press

  • Creating a Sense of Place in School Environments: How Young Children Construct Place Attachment book cover

    Creating a Sense of Place in School Environments

    How Young Children Construct Place Attachment, 1st Edition

    By Sun-Young Rieh

    Creating a Sense of Place in School Environments guides its readers to the characteristics that tend to generate a sense of place through children’s vivid descriptions of their school and provides a body of critical information that can be employed to design a better school environment that can…

    Paperback – 2020-04-14 
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Sacrament: A Critical Theory book cover

    Architecture and Sacrament

    A Critical Theory, 1st Edition

    By David Wang

    David Wang’s Architecture and Sacrament considers architectural theory from a Christian theological perspective, specifically, the analogy of being (analogia entis). The book tracks social and cultural reasons why the theological literature tends to be separate from contemporary architecture theory…

    Paperback – 2020-04-08 
    Routledge

  • 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. This…

    Paperback – 2020-04-08 
    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 – 2020-04-07 
    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 – 2020-04-01
    RIBA Publishing

  • 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

  • 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 – 2020-03-19
    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 – 2020-03-19
    RIBA Publishing

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