Built Environment: Architecture

  • Structure for Architects: A Case Study in Steel, Wood, and Reinforced Concrete book cover

    Structure for Architects

    A Case Study in Steel, Wood, and Reinforced Concrete, 1st Edition

    By Ashwani Bedi, Ramsey Dabby

    Structure for Architects: A Case Study in Steel, Wood, and Reinforced Concrete Design is a sequel to the authors’ first text, Structure for Architects: A Primer emphasizing the conceptual understanding of structural design in simple language and terms. This book focuses on structural principles…

    Paperback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge

  • Le Corbusier’s Practical Aesthetic of the City: The treatise ‘La Construction des villes’ of 1910/11 book cover

    Le Corbusier’s Practical Aesthetic of the City

    The treatise ‘La Construction des villes’ of 1910/11, 1st Edition

    By Christoph Schnoor

    Le Corbusier wrote his first book-length treatise, La Construction des villes , in the early years of the C20th. This remarkable work, dealing with questions of aesthetic urbanism, shows Le Corbusier’s intellectual influences in the field of urbanism, and it is an important document of contemporary…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Structural Materials for Sustainable Architecture: Imagining Delight, Form and Performance book cover

    Structural Materials for Sustainable Architecture

    Imagining Delight, Form and Performance, 1st Edition

    By Michael Dickson, Peter Walker

    This book discusses and illustrates the aesthetics, use and shaping of structural materials in the design and construction of a sustainable built environment. It develops the argument for, and an appreciation of, novel and innovative structural engineering forms through the comparative choice of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Planning and Installing Solar Thermal Systems: A Guide for Installers, Architects and Engineers, 3rd Edition book cover

    Planning and Installing Solar Thermal Systems

    A Guide for Installers, Architects and Engineers, 3rd Edition, 1st Edition

    By Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sonnenenergie (DGS)

    New Edition of the Bestselling Installation Guide  Solar thermal systems available today offer efficiency and reliability. They can be applied in different conditions to meet space- and water-heating requirements in the residential, commercial and industrial building sectors. The…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge
    Planning and Installing

  • Iron and Glass: The Crystal Palace and its Successors book cover

    Iron and Glass

    The Crystal Palace and its Successors, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hermione Hobhouse

    Henry Cole wrote of the 1851 Great Exhibition that England had invited all nations to a great festival, and certainly in putting together and holding the exhibition, England played a pioneer role. The Universal Exhibition of the Works of All Nations, to give it its full title, was a 'first'. It…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Precision in Architectural Production: Certainty, Ambiguity and Deviation book cover

    Precision in Architectural Production

    Certainty, Ambiguity and Deviation, 1st Edition

    By Mhairi McVicar

    This book offers a detailed insight into the desire for, and consequences of, precise communications in the daily life of contemporary architectural practice through close readings of constructed architectural details and the practice of cultural contexts in which they were produced. In the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • The Structural Basis of Architecture book cover

    The Structural Basis of Architecture

    3rd Edition

    By Bjørn N. Sandaker, Arne P. Eggen, Mark R. Cruvellier

    This is a book that shows how to "see" structures as being integral to architecture. It engages a subject that is both about understanding the mechanical aspects of structure as well as being able to relate this to the space, form, and conceptual design ideas that are inherent to the art of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-10 
    Routledge

  • Surfaces: Transformations of Body, Materials and Earth book cover

    Surfaces

    Transformations of Body, Materials and Earth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Anusas, Cris Simonetti

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Inscribing Faith: Between Reading and Seeing in Late Antiquity book cover

    Inscribing Faith

    Between Reading and Seeing in Late Antiquity, 1st Edition

    By Sean V. Leatherbury

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Image, Text, and Culture in Classical Antiquity

  • The Architecture and Engineering of Natural Cooling book cover

    The Architecture and Engineering of Natural Cooling

    2nd Edition

    By Brian Ford, Rosa Schiano-Phan

    This revised and updated handbook provides the architect, engineer and other building professional with the latest research and practice in the application of passive and hybrid downdraught cooling in different building types in different locations around the world. It includes: - guidance on the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Adaptive Reuse of the Built Heritage: Concepts and Cases of an Emerging Discipline book cover

    Adaptive Reuse of the Built Heritage

    Concepts and Cases of an Emerging Discipline, 1st Edition

    By Bie Plevoets, Koenraad Van Cleempoel

    Adaptive reuse – the process of repairing and restoring existing buildings for new or continued use – is becoming an essential part of architectural practice. As mounting demographic, economic and ecological challenges limit opportunities for new construction, architects increasingly focus on…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Product Design and Sustainability: Strategies, Tools, and Practice book cover

    Product Design and Sustainability

    Strategies, Tools, and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Jane Penty

    Jane Penty leads the BA in Product Design at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, UK.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

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