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Studies confirm that the physical environment influences health outcomes, emotional state, preference, satisfaction and orientation, but very little research has focused on mental and behavioural health settings. This book summarizes design principles and design research for individuals who are…
Paperback – 2017-05-17
Colour and Light: Spatial Experience describes the coherent interaction of light and colour in the spatial context. It explains the nature of light to colour specialists, and the nature of colour to light specialists, simultaneously conveying an understanding that light and colour must be thought…
Paperback – 2017-05-12
Timber Design covers timber fundamentals for students and professional architects and engineers, such as tension elements, flexural elements, shear and torsion, compression elements, connections, and lateral design. As part of the Architect’s Guidebooks to Structures series, it provides a…
Paperback – 2017-04-13
Architect's Guidebooks to Structures
This handy pocket book brings together a wealth of useful information that architects need on a daily basis – on-site or in the studio. It provides clear guidance and invaluable detail on a wide range of issues, from planning policy through environmental design to complying with Building…
Paperback – 2017-04-12
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In this timely book, Emilio Jose Garcia and Brenda Vale explore what sustainability and resilience might mean when applied to the built environment. Conceived as a primer for students and professionals, it defines what the terms sustainability and resilience mean and how they are related to each…
Paperback – 2017-03-24
Architects have been intrigued by prefabricated construction since the early twentieth century. Recent advances in design, engineering and manufacturing processes have led to a significant expansion in the use of pre-assembled components, which are fitted to finished structures on site.…
Paperback – 2017-03-06
Safety-I is defined as the freedom from unacceptable harm. The purpose of traditional safety management is therefore to find ways to ensure this ‘freedom’. But as socio-technical systems steadily have become larger and less tractable, this has become harder to do. Resilience engineering pointed out…
Paperback – 2017-06-22
What do the recent urban resistance tactics around the world have in common? What are the roles of public space in these movements? What are the implications of urban resistance for the remaking of public space in the "age of shrinking democracy"? To what extent do these resistances move from anti-…
Paperback – 2017-06-16
Energy has become a central concern of many strands of geographical inquiry, from global climate change to the effects of energy decisions on our lives. However, many aspects of the ‘black box’ of relationships at the energy-society interface remain unopened, especially in terms of the spatial…
Hardback – 2017-06-15
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Graphic design can help architects process, organize and structure their work through the lens of visual communication. Author Karen Lewis talks about her book, Graphic Design for Architects, and answers questions about the relation between graphic design and every phase for architectural production.
Fran Ford acquires books on architecture for professional and scholarly audiences. She has been commissioning for the Routledge architecture list since 2008 and publishes books in a variety of formats including professional texts, student textbooks, edited collections and scholarly handbooks. Where appropriate, the books on her list are highly designed and beautifully illustrated to appeal to their core markets.
Grace Harrison acquires books on landscape architecture for professionals, students and scholars. Published in a variety of formats and, where appropriate, highly designed and illustrated, these books cover topics such as gardens and designed landscapes, landscape conservation, sustainability, history, theory and urban landscapes. Additionally, she commissions research monographs in the areas of landscape, planning and architecture. Previously working on the architecture list at Routledge, she has been commissioning for landscape and built environment research since 2016.
Katharine Maller acquires books on architecture, beginning design, environmental design, industrial design, and interiors for students, professionals, and scholars. Typical books include student textbooks or studio companions, professional desk reference texts, supplemental texts, and library reference companions. She is particularly interested in commissioning books that examine the intersections of architecture and social justice. Katharine is happy to schedule phone calls and Skype video meetings to discuss book ideas and to connect via LinkedIn.
Ed Needle is the Commissioning Editor for Routledge Construction and Real Estate. He commissions a wide range of text types, from textbooks and professional guides, to research monographs and handbooks. He commissions across a broad range of topics including: Construction and Real Estate Finance, Investment and Economics, Construction Management, Project Management, Construction and Real Estate Law, Quantity Surveying, Valuation, Sustainability and Green Construction, Services Engineering, HVAC, Facilities Management, Building Techniques and Materials, Fire Safety and Building Regulations. Contact Ed with your publishing ideas or any queries related to his areas of interest.
Kate Schell publishes books on the Planning and Urban Design list across a range of text types, including textbooks for undergraduate and graduate courses, heavily illustrated professional titles for practicing planners and urban designers, and research titles comprising monographs, edited collections, and handbooks. She is particularly interested in developing the list’s handbook offerings as well as titles focused on issues of social justice, sustainability, and voices from the Global South. For professional titles she is looking for books focused on best practices and guiding policy.