E-books: Building Types

  • 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

  • Interior Design for Small Dwellings book cover

    Interior Design for Small Dwellings

    1st Edition

    By Sherrill Baldwin Halbe, Rose K Mark

    Interior Design for Small Dwellings addresses the onrush of interest in smaller homes and the possibility that small dwellings might be the answer to housing needs and sustainability. The book explores key principles essential to residing and designing small interiors with emphasis on client…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • The New Public Library: Design Innovation for the Twenty-First Century book cover

    The New Public Library

    Design Innovation for the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    By R. Thomas Hille

    The New Public Library is an in-depth design study of an exemplary collection of recent public libraries, and the historical precedents that have informed and inspired their development. An introductory overview presents seven critical themes that characterize public library design, past and…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Healthcare Architecture as Infrastructure: Open Building in Practice book cover

    Healthcare Architecture as Infrastructure

    Open Building in Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen H. Kendall

    Architects and healthcare clients are increasingly coming to recognize that, once built, healthcare facilities are almost immediately subject to physical alterations which both respond to and affect healthcare practices. This calls into question the traditional ways in which these facilities…

    eBook – 2018-11-19
    Routledge

  • Housing, Architecture and the Edge Condition: Dublin is building, 1935 - 1975 book cover

    Housing, Architecture and the Edge Condition

    Dublin is building, 1935 - 1975, 1st Edition

    By Ellen Rowley

    This book presents an architectural overview of Dublin’s mass-housing building boom from the 1930s to the 1970s. During this period, Dublin Corporation built tens of thousands of two-storey houses, developing whole communities from virgin sites and green fields at the city’s edge, while tentatively…

    eBook – 2018-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

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