E-books: Building Types

  • Wooden Church Architecture of the Russian North: Regional Schools and Traditions (14th - 19th centuries) book cover

    Wooden Church Architecture of the Russian North

    Regional Schools and Traditions (14th - 19th centuries), 1st Edition

    By Evgeny Khodakovsky

    The book presents a broad panoramic overview of church architecture in the Russian North between the fourteenth and nineteenth centuries. While it is inevitably overshadowed by the imperial splendour of the country’s capital cities, this unique phenomenon is regarded as the most distinctive…

    eBook – 2015-08-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Designing the British Post-War Home: Kenneth Wood, 1948-1968 book cover

    Designing the British Post-War Home

    Kenneth Wood, 1948-1968, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Fisher

    In Designing the British Post-War Home Fiona Fisher explores the development of modern domestic architecture in Britain through a detailed study of the work of the successful Surrey-based architectural practice of Kenneth Wood. Wood’s firm is representative of a geographically distinct category of…

    eBook – 2015-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Architectural Temperance: Spain and Rome, 1700-1759 book cover

    Architectural Temperance

    Spain and Rome, 1700-1759, 1st Edition

    By Victor Deupi

    Architectural Temperance examines relations between Bourbon Spain and papal Rome (1700-1759) through the lens of cultural politics. With a focus on key Spanish architects sent to study in Rome by the Bourbon Kings, the book also discusses the establishment of a program of architectural education at…

    eBook – 2015-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Architectural System Structures: Integrating Design Complexity in Industrialised Construction book cover

    Architectural System Structures

    Integrating Design Complexity in Industrialised Construction, 1st Edition

    By Kasper Sánchez Vibæk

    This book proposes a system structure in architectural design that conceptualises a systemic level in architecture and construction that lies between general construction techniques and specific architectural results. In order to make such a system structure operational, the elaboration of a model…

    eBook – 2014-06-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Making Leisure Work: Architecture and the Experience Economy book cover

    Making Leisure Work

    Architecture and the Experience Economy, 1st Edition

    By Brian Lonsway

    Contemporary architecture of theme-based design is examined in this book, leading to a new understanding of architecture's role in the increasingly diversified consumer environment. It explores the ‘Experience Economy’ to reveal how everyday environments strategically and opportunistically blur our…

    eBook – 2013-09-13
    Routledge

  • An Architecture of Parts: Architects, Building Workers and Industrialisation in Britain 1940 - 1970 book cover

    An Architecture of Parts: Architects, Building Workers and Industrialisation in Britain 1940 - 1970

    1st Edition

    By Christine Wall

    This book is unique in describing the history of post war reconstruction from an entirely new perspective by focusing on the changing relationship between architects and building workers. It considers individual, as well as collective, interactions with technical change and in doing so brings…

    eBook – 2013-07-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Place of Home: English domestic environments, 1914-2000 book cover

    The Place of Home

    English domestic environments, 1914-2000, 1st Edition

    By Alison Ravetz, Professor Alison Ravetz, R. Turkington

    A comprehensive and in-depth history of the 20th century English home, how it has been created, and how it works for people. It focuses on the various influences bearing on the development of domestic space since 1914 and covers both design and housing policy. Current debates from participation to…

    eBook – 2013-05-24
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • The Shanghai Alleyway House: A Vanishing Urban Vernacular book cover

    The Shanghai Alleyway House

    A Vanishing Urban Vernacular, 1st Edition

    By Gregory Bracken

    As a nineteenth-century commercial development, the alleyway house was a hybrid of the traditional Chinese courtyard house and the Western terraced one. Unique to Shanghai, the alleyway house was a space where the blurring of the boundaries of public and private life created a vibrant social…

    eBook – 2013-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Legal Architecture: Justice, Due Process and the Place of Law book cover

    Legal Architecture

    Justice, Due Process and the Place of Law, 1st Edition

    By Linda Mulcahy

    Legal Architecture addresses how the environment of the trial can be seen as a physical expression of our relationship with ideals of justice. It provides an alternative account of the trial, which charts the troubled history of notions of due process and participation. In contrast to visions of…

    eBook – 2010-12-16
    Routledge

  • Building Bangalore: Architecture and urban transformation in India’s Silicon Valley book cover

    Building Bangalore

    Architecture and urban transformation in India’s Silicon Valley, 1st Edition

    By John C. Stallmeyer

    Examining spatial transformations in Bangalore, one of India's fastest growing cities, this book highlights the influence of information and communications technology (ICT) development on the city. Focusing on the production of urban space and the processes that inform such production, the author…

    eBook – 2010-10-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

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