E-books: Building Types

  • Transportable Environments 3 book cover

    Transportable Environments 3

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Kronenburg, Filiz Klassen

    The latest volume in this popular series of books which explores the theoretical basis for temporary and transportable structures where permanence is either not possible or desirable. The book provides insight into the wide range of uses of these structures, the varied forms they take and the…

    eBook – 2006-03-10
    Taylor & Francis

  • Accessible Housing: Quality, Disability and Design book cover

    Accessible Housing

    Quality, Disability and Design, 1st Edition

    By Rob Imrie

    Considering the interrelationships between disability and housing design with a focus on the role of policy in addressing the housing needs of disabled people, this book sets out some of the broader debates about the nature of housing, quality and design. In what ways are domestic design and…

    eBook – 2005-11-22

  • Intelligent Buildings in South East Asia book cover

    Intelligent Buildings in South East Asia

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Harrison, Eric Loe, James Read

    The growing demand for high quality office and manufacturing space in South East Asia has led to an increasing awareness of 'intelligent building' concepts. This study is based on a major research project undertaken by three leading players in the construction industry - DEGW, Northcroft and Ove…

    eBook – 2005-10-05
    Taylor & Francis

  • Courtyard Housing: Past, Present and Future book cover

    Courtyard Housing

    Past, Present and Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Edwards, Magda Sibley, Mohammad Hakmi, Peter Land

    Courtyard housing is one of the oldest forms of domestic development spanning at least 2000 years and occurring in distinctive form in many regions of the world. Traditionally associated with the Middle East where climate and culture have given shape to a particular type of courtyard housing, other…

    eBook – 2004-08-02
    Taylor & Francis

  • The Modern Airport Terminal: New Approaches to Airport Architecture book cover

    The Modern Airport Terminal

    New Approaches to Airport Architecture, 2nd Edition

    By Brian Edwards

    This comprehensive guide to the planning and design of airport terminals and their facilities covers all types of airport terminal found around the world and highlights the environmental and technical issues that the designer has to address. Contemporary examples are critically reviewed through a…

    eBook – 2004-08-02
    Taylor & Francis

  • The Saga of Sydney Opera House: The Dramatic Story of the Design and Construction of the Icon of Modern Australia book cover

    The Saga of Sydney Opera House

    The Dramatic Story of the Design and Construction of the Icon of Modern Australia, 1st Edition

    By Peter Murray

    Peter Murray's compelling and highly readable biography of the building presents both sides of the story. Using previously unpublished files and papers, Murray has managed to unravel one of the most intriguing architectural controversies of recent times - what really happened when they built Sydney…

    eBook – 2003-09-02

  • The Distributed Workplace: Sustainable Work Environments book cover

    The Distributed Workplace

    Sustainable Work Environments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Harrison, Paul Wheeler, Carolyn Whitehead

    The Distributed Workplace provides in one volume essential information on sustainable work environments which will be invaluable to those developing workplace strategies for end-user organizations as well as suppliers of office buildings, information and communications technologies and building…

    eBook – 2003-09-02

  • Suburban Form: An International Perspective book cover

    Suburban Form

    An International Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brenda Case Scheer, Kiril Stanilov

    This book examines and documents the remarkable development and transformation of suburban form throughout the globe during the twentieth century. The premise that suburban areas are monotonous, inert environments is put to a test through investigation of the complexity of those suburban settings…

    eBook – 2003-09-02

  • Innovations in Hospice Architecture book cover

    Innovations in Hospice Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Verderber, Ben J. Refuerzo

    Providing much-needed focus on hospice projects in the context of unprecedented rates of societal ageing, this new reference book presents an overview of major recent developments in this rapidly evolving building type. The authors present an overview of the historical origins of the…

    eBook – 2003-09-02
    Taylor & Francis

  • New Environments for Working book cover

    New Environments for Working

    1st Edition

    By Francis Duffy, Denice Jaunzens, Andrew Laing, Stephen Willis

    The workplace is changing radically, yet the building designs and environmental systems for conventional offices fail to support the more fluid use of space and time practised by these new kinds of office work. Prepared by the team who wrote The Responsible Workplace in 1992, this book is based on…

    eBook – 2003-09-02
    Taylor & Francis

  • Healing the Hospital Environment: Design, Management and Maintenance of Healthcare Premises book cover

    Healing the Hospital Environment

    Design, Management and Maintenance of Healthcare Premises, 1st Edition

    By Liz Haggard, Sarah Hosking

    Healing the Hospital Environment identifies why many healthcare premises do not look or feel welcoming and why even well-intentioned efforts to make improvements are unsuccessful.The authors show that significant improvements can be made within limited resources if hospitals recognise what can be…

    eBook – 2003-09-02
    Taylor & Francis

  • Transportable Environments 2 book cover

    Transportable Environments 2

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Robert Kronenburg, Joseph Lim, Wong Yunn Chii

    This book explores aspects of the historical and theoretical basis for temporary and transportable environments and provides an insight into the wide range of functions that they are used for today, the varied forms they take and the concerns and ideas for their future development. Themes in the…

    eBook – 2003-09-02
    Taylor & Francis

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