E-books: Building Types

  • Wheelchair Housing Design Guide book cover

    Wheelchair Housing Design Guide

    3rd Edition

    By Centre For Accessible Environments (Cae)

    The Wheelchair Housing Design Guide explains how to design and detail a home that is fully manageable by wheelchair users and maximises their independence. This fully-updated, activity-based guide discusses design considerations, requirements and recommendations for various activities carried out…

    eBook – 2019-07-15
    RIBA Publishing

  • Conservation: RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide book cover

    Conservation

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide, 1st Edition

    By Hugh Feilden

    Conservation is part of a brand new series providing must-read practical guidance to running efficient and successful projects using the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013. Each guide takes a particular angle – in this case the author guides you through working on a conservation project - and explains the…

    eBook – 2019-07-05
    RIBA Publishing

  • Pseudo-Public Spaces in Chinese Shopping Malls: Rise, Publicness and Consequences book cover

    Pseudo-Public Spaces in Chinese Shopping Malls

    Rise, Publicness and Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Yiming Wang

    Shopping malls in China create a new pseudo-public urban space which is under the control of private or quasi-public power structure. As they are open for public use, mediated by the co-mingling of private property rights and public meanings of urban space, the rise, publicness and consequences of…

    eBook – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • The Shaping of London: A Political and Economic Perspective 1066-1870 book cover

    The Shaping of London

    A Political and Economic Perspective 1066-1870, 1st Edition

    By Paul Balchin

    Originally published in 2014, The Shaping of London chronologically examines the likely impact of wars, dynastic struggles, demographic change and economic growth on the physical fabric of London. The book traces the evolution of architectural style in London within the context of politics and…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Temporary Cities: Resisting Transience in Arabia book cover

    Temporary Cities

    Resisting Transience in Arabia, 1st Edition

    By Yasser Elsheshtawy

    Are Arab Gulf cities, the likes of Dubai, Abu Dhabi or Doha, on their way to extinction? Is their fate obsolescence? Or, are they the model for our urban future? Can a city whose very existence is predicated on an imported labour force who build and operate these gleaming urban centres remain a…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • The Sustainable Tall Building: A Design Primer book cover

    The Sustainable Tall Building

    A Design Primer, 1st Edition

    By Philip Oldfield

    The Sustainable Tall Building: A Design Primer is an accessible and highly illustrated guide, which primes those involved in the design and research of tall buildings to dramatically improve their performance. Using a mixture of original research and analysis, best-practice design thinking and a…

    eBook – 2019-03-27
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Ruins: Designs on the Past, Present and Future book cover

    The Architecture of Ruins

    Designs on the Past, Present and Future, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Hill

    The Architecture of Ruins: Designs on the Past, Present and Future identifies an alternative and significant history of architecture from the sixteenth century to the twenty-first century, in which a building is designed, occupied and imagined as a ruin. This design practice conceives a monument…

    eBook – 2019-03-25
    Routledge

  • School Design Matters: How School Design Relates to the Practice and Experience of Schooling book cover

    School Design Matters

    How School Design Relates to the Practice and Experience of Schooling, 1st Edition

    By Harry Daniels, Andrew Stables, Hau Ming Tse, Sarah Cox

    Presenting qualitative and quantative findings from the unique, multi-disciplinary project, Design Matters?, this timely book explores the complex relationship between school design and practice to consider how environmental aspects impact on the day-to-day perceptions, actions and behaviours of…

    eBook – 2019-03-06
    Routledge

  • Migrant Housing: Architecture, Dwelling, Migration book cover

    Migrant Housing

    Architecture, Dwelling, Migration, 1st Edition

    By Mirjana Lozanovska

    Migrant Housing, the latest book by author Mirjana Lozanovska, examines the house as the architectural construct in the processes of migration. Housing is pivotal to any migration story, with studies showing that migrant participation in the adaptation or building of houses provides…

    eBook – 2019-03-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Twentieth Century Town Halls: Architecture of Democracy book cover

    Twentieth Century Town Halls

    Architecture of Democracy, 1st Edition

    By John Stewart

    This is the first book to examine the development of the town hall during the twentieth century and the way in which these civic buildings have responded to the dramatic political, social and architectural changes which took place during the period. Following an overview of the history of the town…

    eBook – 2019-02-05
    Routledge

  • Julian Abele: Architect and the Beaux Arts book cover

    Julian Abele

    Architect and the Beaux Arts, 1st Edition

    By Dreck Spurlock Wilson

    Julian Abele, Architect and the Beaux Arts uncovers the life of one of the first beaux arts trained African American architects. Overcoming racial segregation at the beginning of the twentieth century, Abele received his architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania in…

    eBook – 2019-02-01
    Routledge
    Minorities in Architecture

  • Flexibility and Design: Learning from the School Construction Systems Development (SCSD) Project book cover

    Flexibility and Design

    Learning from the School Construction Systems Development (SCSD) Project, 1st Edition

    By Joshua D. Lee

    This book questions flexibility as a design approach by providing a longitudinal analysis of an innovative architectural experiment called the School Construction Systems Development (SCSD) project. The SCSD pioneered the use of performance specifications to create an open, prefabricated, and…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

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