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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 – 2017-03-14
Design for Wellbeing charts the development and application of design research to improve the personal and societal wellbeing and happiness of people. It draws together contributions from internationally leading academics and designers to demonstrate the latest thinking and research on the design…
Hardback – 2019-11-20
Design for Social Responsibility
Landscape designers have long understood the use of plants to provide beauty, aesthetic pleasure and visual stimulation while supporting a broad range of functional goals. However, the potential for plants in the landscape to elicit human involvement and provide mental stimulation and restoration…
Paperback – 2019-11-19
Olympic Stadia provides a comprehensive account of the development of stadia including but not limited to: developments in running tracks, the introduction of lighting, improvements in spectator viewing standards and the introduction of roofs. Written by a world-renowned expert on sports…
Hardback – 2019-11-19
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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 is the Commissioning Editor for books on Landscape Architecture and Product Design for professionals, students and scholars. Published in a variety of formats and, where appropriate, highly designed and illustrated, these books cover diverse topics including landscape design and conservation; climate-adaptive design; history and theory; urban landscapes; design thinking; sustainable design; materials and technology. She also commissions research monographs in the areas of landscape, planning, interiors and architecture and is happy to receive proposals from new and established authors.
Krystal LaDuc acquires books on architecture and interiors for students, professionals and scholars. She publishes a wide range of text types including textbooks for undergraduate and graduate courses, design studios and seminars; professional texts for practicing architects and designers; supplemental texts for upper-level courses; scholarly titles for library reference. Krystal has been with Routledge since 2016 previously working on the planning and urban design list.
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.
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