Architecture: Products

  • Living Architecture, Living Cities: Soul-Nourishing Sustainability book cover

    Living Architecture, Living Cities

    Soul-Nourishing Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Day, Julie Gwilliam

    It’s widely accepted that our environment is in crisis. Less widely recognized is that three quarters of environmental damage is due to cities – the places where most of us live. As this powerful new book elucidates, global sustainability is therefore directly dependent on urban design. In Living…

    Paperback – 2019-10-14 
    Routledge

  • Architect's Legal Pocket Book book cover

    Architect's Legal Pocket Book

    3rd Edition

    By Matthew Cousins

    A little book that’s big on information, the Architect’s Legal Pocket Book is the definitive reference guide on legal issues for architects and architectural students. This handy pocket guide covers key legal principles which will help you to quickly understand the law and where to go for further…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Pocket Books

  • Spatial Practices: Modes of Action and Engagement with the City book cover

    Spatial Practices

    Modes of Action and Engagement with the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Dodd

    This book explores ‘spatial practices’, a loose and expandable set of approaches that embrace the political and the activist, the performative and the curatorial, the architectural and the urban. Acting upon and engaging with the public realm, the field of spatial practices allows people to…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Home Extension Design book cover

    Home Extension Design

    2nd Edition

    By Julian Owen

    This book is a practical guide for homeowners, with checklists and guidance on how to make their project successful. Most people considering a significant alteration to their home have no experience or knowledge of the process that has to be followed to make their project successful, and the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Tall: the design and construction of high-rise architecture book cover

    Tall: the design and construction of high-rise architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Guy Marriage

    This is a guide to both the basics and the details of tall building design, delving into the rudimentary aspects of design that an architect of a tall office building must consider, as well as looking at the rationale for why and how a building must be built the way it is. Liberally illustrated…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Healthy Homes: Designing with light and air for sustainability and wellbeing book cover

    Healthy Homes

    Designing with light and air for sustainability and wellbeing, 1st Edition

    By Nick Baker, Koen Steemers

    It is widely acknowledged that there is an urgent need to transform our housing stock to a better energy performance level. However, improving energy performance should not result in a negative impact on the health, wellbeing and the comfort of building occupants. There are many energy-neutral…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Digital Monuments: The Dreams and Abuses of Iconic Architecture book cover

    Digital Monuments

    The Dreams and Abuses of Iconic Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Simone Brott

    Digital Monuments radically explodes "iconic architecture" of the new millennium and its hijacking of the public imagination via the digital image. Hallucinatory constructions such as Rem Koolhaas’s CCTV headquarters in Beijing, Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, and Zaha Hadid’s Performing…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • The Construction of Built Heritage: A North European Perspective on Policies, Practices and Outcomes book cover

    The Construction of Built Heritage

    A North European Perspective on Policies, Practices and Outcomes, 1st Edition

    By G.J. Ashworth

    Edited by Angela Phelps

    This title was first published in 2002.Employing a range of case studies from three northern European countries - England, Sweden and The Netherlands - this captivating book explores the process of heritage conservation from theoretical initiation to practical expression. It traces the threads from…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rio de Janeiro: Urban Expansion and the Environment book cover

    Rio de Janeiro

    Urban Expansion and the Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by José L. S. Gámez, Zhongjie Lin, Jeffrey S. Nesbit

    Using Rio de Janeiro as the case study city, this book highlights and examines issues surrounding the development of mega-cities in Latin America and beyond. Complex dynamics of urbanization such as mega-event driven development, infrastructure investment, and informal urban expansion are…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Built Environment City Studies

  • Materials for Architects and Builders book cover

    Materials for Architects and Builders

    6th Edition

    By Arthur Lyons

    Materials for Architects and Builders provides a clear and concise introduction to the broad range of materials used within the construction industry and covers the essential details of their manufacture, key physical properties, specification and uses. Understanding the basics of materials is a…

    Paperback – 2019-09-17 
    Routledge

  • Civic Spaces and Desire book cover

    Civic Spaces and Desire

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charles Drozynski, Diana Beljaars

    Civic Spaces and Desire presents an original and critical appraisal of civic spaces for a novel theoretical intersection of architecture and human geography. The authors address civic spaces that embody a strong moral code, such as a remembrance park or a casino in various places in the UK, Europe,…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Product Design and Sustainability: Strategies, Tools, and Practice book cover

    Product Design and Sustainability

    Strategies, Tools, and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Jane Penty

    Whether it is the effects of climate change, the avalanche of electronic and plastic waste or the substandard living and working conditions of billions of our fellow global citizens, our ability to deal with unsustainability will define the 21st Century. Given that most consumption is mediated…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27 
    Routledge

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