Architecture: Products

  • From Socialist to Post-Socialist Cities: Cultural Politics of Architecture, Urban Planning, and Identity in Eurasia book cover

    From Socialist to Post-Socialist Cities

    Cultural Politics of Architecture, Urban Planning, and Identity in Eurasia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexander C. Diener, Joshua Hagen

    The development of post-socialist cities has become a major field of study among critical theorists from across the social sciences and humanities. Originally constructed under the dictates of central planners and designed to serve the demands of command economies, post-socialist urban centers…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Association for the Study of Nationalities

  • Sovereignty, Space and Civil War in Sri Lanka: Porous Nation book cover

    Sovereignty, Space and Civil War in Sri Lanka

    Porous Nation, 1st Edition

    By Anoma Pieris

    Analyses of the Sri Lankan civil war (1983–2009) overwhelmingly represent it as an ethnonationalist contest, prolonging postcolonial arguments on the creation and dissolution of the incipient nation-state since independence in 1948. While colonial divide-and-rule policies, the rise of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) South Asian Series

  • The Routledge Companion to Urban Imaginaries book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Urban Imaginaries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christoph Lindner, Miriam Meissner

    The Routledge Companion to Urban Imaginaries delves into examples of urban imaginaries across multiple media and geographies: from new visions of smart, eco, and resilient cities to urban dystopias in popular culture; from architectural renderings of starchitecture and luxury living to performative…

    Hardback – 2018-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Housing Design Handbook: A Guide to Good Practice book cover

    The Housing Design Handbook

    A Guide to Good Practice, 2nd Edition

    By David Levitt, Jo McCafferty

    Everyone deserves a decent and affordable home, a truth (almost) universally acknowledged. But housing in the UK has been in a state of crisis for decades, with too few homes built, too often of dubious quality, and costing too much to buy, rent or inhabit. It doesn’t have to be like this. Bringing…

    Paperback – 2018-10-16
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Nothingness: An Explanation of the Objective Basis of Beauty in Architecture and the Arts book cover

    The Architecture of Nothingness

    An Explanation of the Objective Basis of Beauty in Architecture and the Arts, 1st Edition

    By Frank Lyons

    It is a common enough assumption that good buildings make us feel good just as poor ones can make us feel insecure, depressed or even threatened. We may instantly decide that we ‘like’ one building more than another, in the same way that without thinking we choose one work of art or music over…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15
    Routledge

  • Developing Creative Thinking in Beginning Design book cover

    Developing Creative Thinking in Beginning Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Temple

    Learning to think and act creatively is a requisite fundamental aspect of design education for architectural and interior design as well as industrial and graphic design. Development of creative capacities must be encountered early in design education for beginning students to become…

    Paperback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • Successful Building Using Ecodesign book cover

    Successful Building Using Ecodesign

    1st Edition

    By Christophe Gobin

    The notion of ecodesign has now clearly become part of the building sector. It involves taking into consideration environmental issues that are indispensible in constructing our living environment. However, this method, which is industrial in origin, clearly shows that buildings are not the result…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Cities Research Series

  • Istanbul: Informal Settlements and Generative Urbanism book cover

    Istanbul

    Informal Settlements and Generative Urbanism, 1st Edition

    By Noah Billig

    Istanbul: Informal Settlements and Generative Urbanism analyzes two informal housing settlements in Istanbul, Turkey – Karanfilköy and Fatih Sultan Mehmet – to examine how generatively built structures and neighbourhoods can be successfully realized in a modern, burgeoning urban context.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Built Environment City Studies

  • Christian Norberg-Schulz’s Interpretation of Heidegger’s Philosophy: Care, Place and Architecture book cover

    Christian Norberg-Schulz’s Interpretation of Heidegger’s Philosophy

    Care, Place and Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Hendrik Auret

    Christian Norberg-Schulz’s Interpretation of Heidegger’s Philosophy investigates the theoretical contribution of the world-renowned Norwegian architectural theorist Christian Norberg-Schulz and considers his architectural interpretation of the writings of German philosopher Martin Heidegger. Though…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Lead Designer's Handbook: The Lead Designer and Design Management book cover

    Lead Designer's Handbook

    The Lead Designer and Design Management, 1st Edition

    By Dale Sinclair

    Despite co-ordination being the principal focus of the Lead Designer’s role, there is very little written about how to undertake these duties. What tools can the Lead Designer use to address the many complexities of developing a design as part of an iterative process? How can the Lead Designer…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01
    RIBA Publishing

  • New Suburbanism: Sustainable Tall Building Development book cover

    New Suburbanism: Sustainable Tall Building Development

    1st Edition

    By Kheir Al-Kodmany

    Much of the anticipated future growth in the United States will take place in suburbia. The critical challenge is how to accommodate this growth in a sustainable and resilient manner. This book explores the role of suburban tall as a viable, sustainable alternative to continued suburban sprawl. It…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Human-Centered Built Environment Heritage Preservation: Theory and Evidence-Based Practice book cover

    Human-Centered Built Environment Heritage Preservation

    Theory and Evidence-Based Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeremy C. Wells, Barry L. Stiefel

    Human-Centered Built Environment Heritage Preservation addresses the question of how a human-centred conservation approach can and should change practice. For the most part, there are few answers to this question because professionals in the heritage conservation field do not use social science…

    Paperback – 2018-09-20
    Routledge

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