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  • 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

  • By-Right, By-Design: Housing Development versus Housing Design in Los Angeles book cover

    By-Right, By-Design

    Housing Development versus Housing Design in Los Angeles, 1st Edition

    By Liz Falletta

    Housing is an essential, but complex, product, so complex that professionals involved in its production, namely, architects, real estate developers and urban planners, have difficulty agreeing on “good” housing outcomes. Less-than-optimal solutions that have resulted from a too narrow focus on one…

    Hardback – 2019-07-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • 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 – 2019-07-02
    Routledge
    Built Environment City Studies

  • Architectural Colossi and the Human Body: Buildings and Metaphors book cover

    Architectural Colossi and the Human Body

    Buildings and Metaphors, 1st Edition

    By Charalampos Politakis

    The human body has been used as both a model and metaphor in architecture since antiquity. This book explores how it has been an inspiration for the exterior form of architectural colossi through the years. It considers the body as a source of architectural and artistic representation and in doing…

    Paperback – 2019-07-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Wellbeing in Interiors: Philosophy, Design and Value in Practice book cover

    Wellbeing in Interiors

    Philosophy, Design and Value in Practice, 1st Edition

    By Elina Grigoriou, Richard Francis

    This 4-colour practical guide explores how the design of interior spaces impacts wellbeing. In the built environment, this topic is generally overlooked, even though it is one of the most important topics in sustainable building. This book will enable project teams to understand how specific…

    Paperback – 2019-06-30
    RIBA Publishing

  • 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 – 2019-06-30
    RIBA Publishing

  • 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 – 2019-06-30
    RIBA Publishing

  • Retrofitting for Flood Resilience: A Guide to Building and Community Design book cover

    Retrofitting for Flood Resilience

    A Guide to Building and Community Design, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edward Barsley

    This book educates and introduce readers to the ways in which we can adapt to the threat of flooding throughout the built and natural environment. It offers advice on how to better understand the nature of flood risk, whilst highlighting the key approaches and principles necessary for developing…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30
    RIBA Publishing

  • Housing Fit For Purpose: Performance, Feedback and Learning book cover

    Housing Fit For Purpose

    Performance, Feedback and Learning, 1st Edition

    By Fionn Stevenson

    Housing Fit for Purpose sets out a research-focused approach to looking at the challenges facing the built environment in approaching the design, construction and management of housing. This book uses original research by the author on housing performance evaluation and distils it for built…

    Paperback – 2019-06-30
    RIBA Publishing

  • Building in Arcadia: The case for well-designed rural development book cover

    Building in Arcadia

    The case for well-designed rural development, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Reed

    Building in Arcadia: The case for well-designed rural development is a reasoned, impassioned and ultimately practical book identifying key barriers to rural development, and how planning applicants (whether householders, developers and landowners), and most particularly their agents who make the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30
    RIBA Publishing

  • Are you an inclusive designer? book cover

    Are you an inclusive designer?

    1st Edition

    By Julie Fleck

    Despite improvements in the last 20 years we still have a long way to go before all of our buildings, places and spaces are easy and comfortable for all of us to use. This book puts forward a powerful case for a totally new attitude towards inclusivity and accessibility. Exploring both the social…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30
    RIBA Publishing

  • Automatic for the City: Designing for People In the Age of The Driverless Car book cover

    Automatic for the City

    Designing for People In the Age of The Driverless Car, 1st Edition

    By Riccardo Bobisse, Andrea Andrea Pavia

    How will automated vehicles change our lives? Where are the opportunities and challenges? Future streets require planning today. This timely book envisions ways in which changes to urban mobility and technology will transform city streetscapes and, importantly, how cities can prepare. It is a…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30
    RIBA Publishing

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