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  • Building Rules: How Local Controls Shape Community Environments And Economies book cover

    Building Rules

    How Local Controls Shape Community Environments And Economies, 1st Edition

    By Kee Warner, Harvey Molotch

    Urban and suburban growth is a burning local issue for communities across the United States and many other parts of the world. Concerns include protecting habitats, high costs of infrastructure, social inequalities, traffic congestion and more intangible worries about ?quality of life.? Citizens…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    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 twenty-first century. Given that most consumption is…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge

  • Mexico Megacity book cover

    Mexico Megacity

    1st Edition

    By James B Pick, Edgar W Butler

    With a population of 15 million persons in 1990, Mexico City is one of the world's largest cities. It is a famous center of civilizations and culture and one of the economic capitals of the Americas, but it also has serious social and economic problems, including large impoverished zones, severe…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge

  • Structures by Design: Thinking, Making, Breaking book cover

    Structures by Design

    Thinking, Making, Breaking, 1st Edition

    By Rob Whitehead

    Structures by Design: Thinking, Making, Breaking is a new type of structures textbook for architects who prefer to learn using the hands-on, creative problem-solving techniques typically found in a design studio. Instead of presenting structures as abstract concepts defined by formulas and diagrams…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21
    Routledge

  • Structure for Architects: A Case Study in Steel, Wood, and Reinforced Concrete Design book cover

    Structure for Architects

    A Case Study in Steel, Wood, and Reinforced Concrete Design, 1st Edition

    By Ashwani Bedi, Ramsey Dabby

    Structure for Architects: A Case Study in Steel, Wood, and Reinforced Concrete Design is a sequel to the authors’ first text, Structure for Architects: A Primer, emphasizing the conceptual understanding of structural design in simple language and terms. This book focuses on structural principles…

    Paperback – 2019-08-12
    Routledge

  • City-building In America book cover

    City-building In America

    1st Edition

    By Anthony M Orum

    Why do some cities grow and expand, while others dwindle and decline? Why is Milwaukee a town of the past, while Minneapolis?St. Paul seems reborn and infused with future dynamism? And what do Milwaukee and the Twin Cities have to tell us about other cities' prospects, the trials and destinies of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Urban Design: The Composition of Complexity book cover

    Urban Design

    The Composition of Complexity, 2nd Edition

    By Ron Kasprisin

    Urban design is a process of establishing a structural order within human settlements; responding to dynamic emergent meanings and functions in a constant state of flux. The planning/design process is complex due to the myriad of ongoing (urban) organizational and structural relationships and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-02
    Routledge

  • Comprehensive Tectonics: Technical Building Assemblies from the Ground to the Sky book cover

    Comprehensive Tectonics

    Technical Building Assemblies from the Ground to the Sky, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexis Gregory

    Comprehensive Tectonics considers building construction assemblies holistically to help you make architectural detailing decisions from the earth to the sky. Seven case studies from architecture firms such as Perkins + Will, Lake | Flato, and Olson Kundig Architects include more than 250 color…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22
    Routledge

  • How to Read Architecture: An Introduction to Interpreting the Built Environment book cover

    How to Read Architecture

    An Introduction to Interpreting the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    By Paulette Singley

    How to Read Architecture is based on the fundamental premise that reading and interpreting architecture is something we already do, and that close observation matters. This book enhances this skill so that given an unfamiliar building, you will have the tools to understand it and to be inspired by…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09
    Routledge

  • Which Contract?: Choosing The Appropriate Building Contract book cover

    Which Contract?

    Choosing The Appropriate Building Contract, 6th Edition

    By Sarah Lupton, Sarah Lupton

    Since the first edition published in 1989, Which Contract? Choosing the Appropriate Building Contract has been the most reliable and essential comparative analysis of the standard forms of building contract available in the UK. Which Contract? provides architects and other construction…

    Paperback – 2019-07-03
    RIBA Publishing

  • Water Histories of South Asia: The Materiality of Liquescence book cover

    Water Histories of South Asia

    The Materiality of Liquescence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sugata Ray, Venugopal Maddipati

    This book surveys the intersections between water systems and the phenomenology of visual cultures in early modern, colonial and contemporary South Asia. Bringing together contributions by eminent artists, architects, curators and scholars who explore the connections between the environmental and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-02
    Routledge India
    Visual and Media Histories

  • Solving Critical Design Problems: Theory and Practice book cover

    Solving Critical Design Problems

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Tania Allen

    Solving Critical Design Problems demonstrates both how design is increasingly used to solve large, complex, modern-day problems and, as a result, how the role of the designer continues to develop in response. With 13 case studies from various fields, including program and product design, Tania…

    Paperback – 2019-06-18
    Routledge

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