E-books: Building Types

  • 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

  • Introduction to Urban Housing Design book cover

    Introduction to Urban Housing Design

    1st Edition

    By Graham Towers

    This clear and concise guide is the ideal introduction to contemporary housing design for students and professionals of architecture, urban design and planning. With the increasing commitment to sustainable design and with an ever-increasing demand for houses in urban areas, housing design has…

    eBook – 2013-05-13
    Routledge

  • Prison Architecture book cover

    Prison Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Leslie Fairweather, Sean McConville

    Current and future prison designs are examined in this book, within the government's prison building programme, and the confines of current penal philosophies and legislation. America has led the way in prison design, with two main types of architecture predominating: radial layouts (outside cells…

    eBook – 2013-05-13
    Routledge

  • Hotel Design, Planning and Development book cover

    Hotel Design, Planning and Development

    2nd Edition

    By Richard H. Penner, Lawrence Adams, Walter Rutes

    Hotel Design, Planning and Development presents the most significant hotels developed internationally in the last ten years so that you can be well-informed of recent trends. The book outlines essential planning and design considerations based on the latest data, supported by technical information…

    eBook – 2013-05-07
    Routledge

  • Designed for Habitat: Collaborations with Habitat for Humanity book cover

    Designed for Habitat

    Collaborations with Habitat for Humanity, 1st Edition

    By David Hinson, Justin Miller

    If you're looking for ways to give back to your community, then this book, the first to profile thirteen projects designed and built by architects and Habitat for Humanity, will help. Detailed plans, sections, and photographs show you how these projects came about, the strategies used by each team…

    eBook – 2013-05-07
    Routledge

  • Live Architecture: Venues, Stages and Arenas for Popular Music book cover

    Live Architecture

    Venues, Stages and Arenas for Popular Music, 1st Edition

    By Robert Kronenburg

    Live Architecture explores the physical form of popular music performance space from 1960 to the present day. This book quantifies the factors that determine what makes a venue successful focusing on both famous and less well-known examples from the smallest barroom music space to the largest…

    eBook – 2013-04-15
    Routledge

  • The Tall Buildings Reference Book book cover

    The Tall Buildings Reference Book

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Parker, Antony Wood

    As the ever-changing skylines of cities all over the world show, tall buildings are an increasingly important solution to accommodating growth more sustainably in today’s urban areas. Whether it is residential, a workplace or mixed use, the tower is both a statement of intent and the defining image…

    eBook – 2013-04-12
    Routledge

  • Transportable Environments book cover

    Transportable Environments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Kronenburg

    Transportable Environments explores aspects of the historical and theoretical basis for portable architecture and provides an insight into the wide range of functions that it is used for today, the varied forms that it takes and the concerns and ideas for its future development. Written by a team…

    eBook – 2013-04-03
    Taylor & Francis

  • 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

  • Design and Construction of High-Performance Homes: Building Envelopes, Renewable Energies and Integrated Practice book cover

    Design and Construction of High-Performance Homes

    Building Envelopes, Renewable Energies and Integrated Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Franca Trubiano

    Both professionals and students are increasingly committed to achieving high-performance metrics in the design, construction and operation of residential buildings. This book responds to this demand by offering a comprehensive guide which features: architectural innovations in building skin…

    eBook – 2013-03-05
    Routledge

  • Hotel Lobbies and Lounges: The Architecture of Professional Hospitality book cover

    Hotel Lobbies and Lounges

    The Architecture of Professional Hospitality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Avermaete, Anne Massey

    This series investigates the historical, theoretical and practical aspects of interiors. The volumes in the Interior Architecture series can be used as handbooks for the practitioner and as a critical introduction to the history of material culture and architecture. Hotels occupy a particular place…

    eBook – 2013-01-25
    Routledge
    Interior Architecture

  • The World's Greenest Buildings: Promise Versus Performance in Sustainable Design book cover

    The World's Greenest Buildings

    Promise Versus Performance in Sustainable Design, 1st Edition

    By Jerry Yudelson, Ulf Meyer

    The World’s Greenest Buildings tackles an audacious task. Among the thousands of green buildings out there, which are the best, and how do we know? Authors Jerry Yudelson and Ulf Meyer examined hundreds of the highest-rated large green buildings from around the world and asked their owners to…

    eBook – 2013-01-17
    Routledge

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