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The Recovery of Natural Environments in Architecture challenges the modern practice of sealing up and mechanically cooling public scaled buildings in whichever climate and environment they are located. This book unravels the extremely complex history of understanding and perception of air, bad air,…
Paperback – 2017-01-20
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Real Estate Investment: A Strategic Approach provides a unique introduction to both the theory and practice of real estate investing, and examines the international real estate investment industry as it reacts to the global financial crisis. Andrew Baum outlines the market and the players who…
Paperback – 2015-05-20
The fifth edition of this bestselling textbook has been thoroughly revised to provide the most up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of the legislation, administration and management of construction contracts. It now includes comparisons of working with JCT, NEC3, and FIDIC contracts throughout.…
Paperback – 2015-04-20
Beginning with the foundations of community development, An Introduction to Community Development offers a comprehensive and practical approach to planning for communities. Road-tested in the authors’ own teaching, and through the training they provide for practicing planners, it enables students…
Paperback – 2014-11-24
The success of every construction project begins with reading and understanding the contract. Contract Administrators and Project Managers for all parties in the construction process must realize the major impact their actions have on cost, schedule, and quality in relation to the contract terms…
Paperback – 2014-11-20
Twenty-Five Buildings Every Architect Should Understand is an essential companion to Simon Unwin’s Analysing Architecture, and part of the trilogy which also includes his Exercises in Architecture: Learning to Think as an Architect. Together the three books offer an introduction to the workings of…
Paperback – 2014-11-17
Design Governance focuses on how we design the built environment where most of us live, work, and play and the role of government in that process. To do so, it draws on the experience of the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE), a decade-long, globally unique experiment in…
Paperback – 2017-02-16
A convergence of lean management and quality management thinking has taken place in organizations across many industries, including construction. Practices in procurement, design management and construction management are all evolving constantly and understanding these changes and how to react is…
Paperback – 2017-02-16
Designbuild Education adopts the intellectual framework of American Pragmatism, which is a theory of action, to investigate architects’ compelling urge to build and how that manifests in collegiate designbuild programs. Organized into four themes—people, poetics, process, and practice—the book…
Paperback – 2017-02-16
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.
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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.
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.
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.