E-books: Building Types

  • Innovations in Behavioural Health Architecture book cover

    Innovations in Behavioural Health Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Verderber

    ***WINNER OF A NAUTILUS 2018 SILVER MEDAL BOOK AWARD*** Innovations in Behavioural Health Architecture is the most comprehensive book written on this topic in more than 40 years. It examines the ways in which healthcare architecture can contribute, as a highly valued informational and reference…

    eBook – 2018-01-19
    Routledge

  • A History of Architecture and Trade book cover

    A History of Architecture and Trade

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Haughey

    A History of Architecture and Trade draws together essays from an international roster of distinguished and emerging scholars to critically examine the important role architecture and urbanism played in the past five hundred years of global trading, moving away from a conventional Western narrative…

    eBook – 2018-01-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Reimagining Industrial Sites: Changing Histories and Landscapes book cover

    Reimagining Industrial Sites

    Changing Histories and Landscapes, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Heatherington

    The discourse around derelict, former industrial and military sites has grown in recent years. This interest is not only theoretical, and landscape professionals are taking new approaches to the design and development of these sites. This book examines the varied ways in which the histories and…

    eBook – 2017-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • Tokyo Roji: The Diversity and Versatility of Alleys in a City in Transition book cover

    Tokyo Roji

    The Diversity and Versatility of Alleys in a City in Transition, 1st Edition

    By Heide Imai

    The Japanese urban alleyway, which was once part of people’s personal spatial sphere and everyday life has been transformed by diverse and competing interests. Marginalised through the emergence of new forms of housing and public spaces, re-appropriated by different fields, and re-invented by the…

    eBook – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • The Architecture of Medieval Churches: Theology of Love in Practice book cover

    The Architecture of Medieval Churches

    Theology of Love in Practice, 1st Edition

    By John A.H. Lewis

    The Architecture of Medieval Churches investigates the impact of affective theology on architecture and artefacts, focusing on the Middle Ages as a period of high achievement of this synthesis. It explores aspects of medieval church and cathedral architecture in relation to the contemporary…

    eBook – 2017-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • University Trends: Contemporary Campus Design book cover

    University Trends

    Contemporary Campus Design, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Coulson, Paul Roberts, Isabelle Taylor

    The campus has a deep-rooted prestige as a place of teaching, learning and nurturing. Conjuring images of cloistered quadrangles, of sunny lawns, of wood-panelled libraries, it is a word viscerally charged with centuries of scholarly tradition. And yet it is also a place of cutting-edge science,…

    eBook – 2017-11-13
    Routledge

  • Multi-Unit Housing in Urban Cities: From 1800 to Present Day book cover

    Multi-Unit Housing in Urban Cities

    From 1800 to Present Day, 1st Edition

    By Katy Chey

    This book investigates the development of multi-unit housing typologies that were predominant in a particular city from the 1800s to present day. It emphasises the importance of understanding the direct connection between housing and dwelling in the context of a city, and the manner in which the…

    eBook – 2017-11-06
    Routledge

  • Architecture and the Body, Science and Culture book cover

    Architecture and the Body, Science and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kim Sexton

    The relationship of architecture to the human body is a centuries-long and complex one, but not always symmetrical. This book opens a space for historians of the visual arts, archaeologists, architects, and digital humanities professionals to reflect upon embodiment, spatiality, science, and…

    eBook – 2017-10-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Inclusive Design: Implementation and Evaluation book cover

    Inclusive Design

    Implementation and Evaluation, 1st Edition

    By Jordana L. Maisel, Edward Steinfeld, Megan Basnak, Korydon Smith, M. Beth Tauke

    As part of the PocketArchitecture Series, this volume focuses on inclusive design and its allied fields—ergonomics, accessibility, and participatory design. This book aims for the direct application of inclusive design concepts and technical information into architectural and interior design…

    eBook – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    PocketArchitecture

  • The New Tenement: Residences in the Inner City Since 1970 book cover

    The New Tenement

    Residences in the Inner City Since 1970, 1st Edition

    By Florian Urban

    This book examines "new tenements"—dense, medium-rise, multi-storey residences that have been the backbone of European inner-city regeneration since the 1970s and came with a new positive view on urban living. Focusing principally on Berlin, Copenhagen, Glasgow, Rotterdam, and Vienna, it relates…

    eBook – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Capsules: Typology of Other Architecture book cover

    Capsules: Typology of Other Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Peter Šenk

    This book investigates the architectural, product design, and urban typology of the capsule which, beginning in the 1960s, broadened the concept of the basic building blocks of architecture to include a minimal living unit, called the "capsule." Here it is presented with regard to the…

    eBook – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Arup’s Tall Buildings in Asia: Stories Behind the Storeys book cover

    Arup’s Tall Buildings in Asia

    Stories Behind the Storeys, 1st Edition

    Edited by Goman Wai-Ming Ho

    Through a series of detailed case studies from East Asia, Arup, one of the global leaders in tall building design, presents the latest developments in the field to inspire more innovative and sustainable ideas in tall building design and engineering. This book exhibits the key design aspects of…

    eBook – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

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