• Computer Modelling for Sustainable Urban Design: Physical Principles, Methods and Applications book cover

    Computer Modelling for Sustainable Urban Design

    Physical Principles, Methods and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Darren Robinson

    This is the first book to directly address the physics of urban sustainability and how urban sustainability may be modeled and optimized. Starting with an introduction to the importance and key aspects of the topic, it moves on to a detailed consideration of the urban climate and pedestrian comfort…

    Hardback – 2011-03-30

  • Global Design History book cover

    Global Design History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Glenn Adamson, Giorgio Riello, Sarah Teasley

    Globalism is often discussed using abstract terms, such as ‘networks’ or ‘flows’ and usually in relation to recent history. Global Design History moves us past this limited view of globalism, broadening our sense of this key term in history and theory. Individual chapters focus our attention on…

    Paperback – 2011-03-04

  • Lycra: How A Fiber Shaped America book cover


    How A Fiber Shaped America, 1st Edition

    By Kaori O'Connor

    "The Anthropology of Stuff" is part of a new Series dedicated to innovative, unconventional ways to connect undergraduate students and their lived concerns about our social world to the power of social science ideas and evidence. Our goal with the project is to help spark social science…

    Paperback – 2011-02-02
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • Shaping Sustainable Fashion: Changing the Way We Make and Use Clothes book cover

    Shaping Sustainable Fashion

    Changing the Way We Make and Use Clothes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison Gwilt, Timo Rissanen

    The production, use and eventual disposal of most clothing is environmentally damaging, and many fashion and textile designers are becoming keen to employ more sustainable strategies in their work. This book provides a practical guide to the ways in which designers are creating fashion with less…

    Paperback – 2011-01-27

  • Longer Lasting Products: Alternatives To The Throwaway Society book cover

    Longer Lasting Products

    Alternatives To The Throwaway Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Cooper

    The present economic system requires us to consume and throw away more and more goods. Yet often it's our desire, and the best interests of the environment, for these goods to last. The contributors to this book, who comprise many of the most significant international thinkers in the field, explore…

    Hardback – 2010-10-28

  • Decoding Theoryspeak: An Illustrated Guide to Architectural Theory book cover

    Decoding Theoryspeak

    An Illustrated Guide to Architectural Theory, 1st Edition

    By Enn Ots

    Existentialism; Urbanism; Aporia; Deontic; Tabula Rasa; Hyperspace; Heterotopia; Metareality; Structuralism… What does it all mean? The unique language used in architectural theory – both in speech and writing – can appear daunting and confusing, particularly to new architectural…

    Paperback – 2010-09-15

  • Theatre and Performance Design: A Reader in Scenography book cover

    Theatre and Performance Design

    A Reader in Scenography, 1st Edition

    By Jane Collins, Andrew Nisbet

    Theatre and Performance Design: A Reader in Scenography is an essential resource for those interested in the visual composition of performance and related scenographic practices. Theatre and performance studies, cultural theory, fine art, philosophy and the social sciences are brought…

    Paperback – 2010-03-22

  • Designing for the 21st Century: Volume II: Interdisciplinary Methods and Findings book cover

    Designing for the 21st Century

    Volume II: Interdisciplinary Methods and Findings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Inns

    As we become familiar with the 21st century we can see that what we are designing is changing, new technologies support the creation of new forms of product and service, and new pressures on business and society demand the design of solutions to increasingly complex problems, sometimes local, often…

    Hardback – 2010-01-04

  • Designing for Re-Use: The Life of Consumer Packaging book cover

    Designing for Re-Use

    The Life of Consumer Packaging, 1st Edition

    By Tom Fisher, Janet Shipton

    Packaging is ephemeral - its purpose is to be 'wasted' once we've removed the product it contains. Whilst we are encouraged to 'reduce, re-use and recycle', Designing for Re-Use proposes that domestic re-use is the 'Cinderella' of this trinity, because it is under researched and little understood.…

    Paperback – 2009-12-09

  • Overlooking the Visual: Demystifying the Art of Design book cover

    Overlooking the Visual

    Demystifying the Art of Design, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Moore

    Making tangible connections between theory and practice, ideas and form, this book encourages debate about the artistic, conceptual, and cultural significance of the way things look. What are the metaphysical concepts at the heart of design education, theory, and philosophy? Why do we assume that…

    Paperback – 2009-11-30

  • Rich Apparel: Clothing and the Law in Henry VIII's England book cover

    Rich Apparel

    Clothing and the Law in Henry VIII's England, 1st Edition

    By Maria Hayward

    English dress in the second half of the sixteenth century has been studied in depth, yet remarkably little has been written on the earlier years, or indeed on male clothing for the whole century. The few studies that do cover these neglected areas have tended to be quite general, focusing upon…

    Hardback – 2009-07-23

  • About Designing: Analysing Design Meetings book cover

    About Designing

    Analysing Design Meetings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janet McDonnell, Peter Lloyd

    The twenty-one contributions to About: Designing draw on a rich variety of methodological positions, research backgrounds and design disciplines including architecture, product design, engineering, applied linguistics, communication studies, cognitive psychology, and discourse studies. Collectively…

    Paperback – 2009-06-26
    CRC Press

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