Architecture: Products

  • Modernism and American Mid-20th Century Sacred Architecture book cover

    Modernism and American Mid-20th Century Sacred Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anat Geva

    Mid-20th century sacred architecture in America sought to bridge modernism with religion by abstracting cultural and faith traditions and pushing the envelope in the design of houses of worship. Modern architects embraced the challenges of creating sacred spaces that incorporated liturgical changes…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Pathways to Well-Being in Design: Examples from the Arts, Humanities and the Built Environment book cover

    Pathways to Well-Being in Design

    Examples from the Arts, Humanities and the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Coles, Sandra Costa, Sharon Watson

    How can we achieve and promote well-being? Drawing on examples from the arts, humanities and design, this book brings together work from a wide range of areas to reveal the unique ways in which different disciplines approach the universal goal of supporting well-being. Pathways to Well-Being in…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Interior Design for Small Dwellings book cover

    Interior Design for Small Dwellings

    1st Edition

    By Sherrill Baldwin Halbe, Rose K Mark

    Interior Design for Small Dwellings addresses the onrush of interest in smaller homes and the possibility that small dwellings might be the answer to housing needs and sustainability. The book explores key principles essential to residing and designing small interiors with emphasis on client…

    Paperback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge

  • Undesign: Critical Practices at the Intersection of Art and Design book cover

    Undesign

    Critical Practices at the Intersection of Art and Design, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gretchen Coombs, Andrew McNamara, Gavin Sade

    Undesign brings together leading artists, designers and theorists working at the intersection of art and design. The text focuses on design practices, and conceptual approaches, which challenge the traditional notion that design should emphasise its utility over aesthetic or other non-functional…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Dublin’s Bourgeois Homes: Building the Victorian Suburbs, 1850-1901 book cover

    Dublin’s Bourgeois Homes

    Building the Victorian Suburbs, 1850-1901, 1st Edition

    By Susan Galavan

    In 1859, Dubliners strolling along country roads witnessed something new emerging from the green fields. The Victorian house had arrived: wide red brick structures stood back behind manicured front lawns. Over the next forty years, an estimated 35,000 of these homes were constructed in the fields…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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