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  • The Ethics of a Potential Urbanism RPD: Critical encounters between Giorgio Agamben and architecture book cover

    The Ethics of a Potential Urbanism RPD

    Critical encounters between Giorgio Agamben and architecture, 1st Edition

    By Camillo Boano

    The Ethics of a Potential Urbanism explores the possible and potential relevance of Giorgio Agamben’s political thoughts and writings for the theory and the practice of architecture and urban design. It sketches out the potentiality of Agamben’s politics, which can affect change in current…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08

  • Times of Creative Destruction: Shaping Buildings and Cities in the late C20th book cover

    Times of Creative Destruction

    Shaping Buildings and Cities in the late C20th, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Tzonis, Liane Lefaivre

    Times of Creative Destruction is about the years that followed the end of WWII, one of the most seminal and dramatic epochs in human history, during which extraordinary star-buildings were born, cities exploded, and an unprecedented world of a ‘Third Ecology’ emerged. Never before was there such a…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08

  • Visioning Technologies: The Architectures of Sight book cover

    Visioning Technologies

    The Architectures of Sight, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Cairns

    Visioning Technologies brings together a collection of texts from leading theorists to examine how architecture has been, and is, reframed and restructured by the visual and theoretical frameworks introduced by different ‘technologies of sight’ – understood to include orthographic projection,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08

  • Beyond Utopia: Japanese Metabolism Architecture and the Birth of Mythopia book cover

    Beyond Utopia

    Japanese Metabolism Architecture and the Birth of Mythopia, 1st Edition

    By Agnes Nyilas

    Megastructure proposals by the Japanese Metabolism group are commonly identified with the concept of utopia. Beyond this partial understanding, Agnes Nyilas suggests that rather than being merely utopian, the Megastructure of Metabolism represents a uniquely amalgam genre: the myth…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01

  • Integrating Programming, Evaluation and Participation in Design (Routledge Revivals): A Theory Z Approach book cover

    Integrating Programming, Evaluation and Participation in Design (Routledge Revivals)

    A Theory Z Approach, 1st Edition

    By Henry Sanoff

    First published in 1992, this book is about making connections that may lead towards a new professionalism, since the past several decades have given rise mainly to new kinds of specialists in the areas of programming, evaluation, and participation. The implications for such integration are far…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Latin America: Images, Words, Flows and the Built Environment book cover

    Urban Latin America

    Images, Words, Flows and the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bianca Freire-Medeiros, Julia O'Donnell

    Urban Latin America explores the relationship between images, words and the built environment using an engaging variety of methods and sources, with a timely emphasis on comparative studies. The book brings together scholars with various disciplinary backgrounds and theoretical affiliations who…

    Paperback – 2018-05-24

  • 20/20 Visions book cover

    20/20 Visions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charles Campion

    Community involvement in planning and placemaking through early, inclusive participatory methods can build consensus, speed up planning and add social, economic and environmental value to projects, leading to healthier, happier and more sustainable places. 20/20 Visions is an inspiring and visually…

    Paperback – 2018-05-24
    RIBA Publishing

  • Fundamentals of Architectural Lighting book cover

    Fundamentals of Architectural Lighting

    1st Edition

    By Samuel Mills

    The theme of this book is that light is an inseparable part of architectural design, and is intended to provide students of architecture and interior design with a graphic guideline to the fundamental role lighting plays in this process. While simple light sources may be enough to satisfy practical…

    Paperback – 2018-05-17

  • Unexpected Affinities: The History of Type in Architectural Project from Laugier to Duchamp book cover

    Unexpected Affinities

    The History of Type in Architectural Project from Laugier to Duchamp, 1st Edition

    By Pablo Meninato

    While the concept of "type" has been present in architectural discourse since its formal introduction at the end of the eighteenth century, its role in the development of architectural projects has not been comprehensively analyzed. This book proposes a reassessment of architectural type throughout…

    Paperback – 2018-05-16

  • Loft Conversion Handbook book cover

    Loft Conversion Handbook

    1st Edition

    By Construction Products Association

    This book is an easy-to-use handbook, providing architects and builders with up-to-date guidance on managing loft conversions and ensuring they achieve compliance with the Building Regulations. It brings together solutions offered in the Approved Documents and third tier guidance, such as industry…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    RIBA Publishing

  • Competition Grid: Experimenting With and Within Architecture Competitions book cover

    Competition Grid

    Experimenting With and Within Architecture Competitions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Theodorou, Antigoni Katsakou

    The Competition Grid: Experimenting With and Within Architecture Competitions is a comprehensive review of architectural competitions. Each section features international research overviews as well as lively discussions with experts that draw on first-hand experience of the competition process. …

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    RIBA Publishing

  • The Architecture of Phantasmagoria: Specters of the City book cover

    The Architecture of Phantasmagoria

    Specters of the City, 1st Edition

    By Libero Andreotti, Nadir Lahiji

    In a time of mass-mediated modernity, the city becomes, almost by definition, a constitutively ‘mediated’ city. Today, more than ever before, the omnipresence of media in every sphere of culture is creating a new urban ontology, saturating, fracturing, and exacerbating the manifold experience of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08

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