E-books: Building Types

  • BIM for Landscape book cover

    BIM for Landscape

    1st Edition

    By Landscape Institute

    BIM (Building Information Modelling) is transforming working practices across the built environment sector, as clients, professionals, contractors and manufacturers throughout the supply chain grasp the opportunities that BIM presents. The first book ever to focus on the implementation of BIM…

    eBook – 2016-05-05
    Routledge

  • The User Perspective on Twenty-First-Century Art Museums book cover

    The User Perspective on Twenty-First-Century Art Museums

    1st Edition

    By Georgia Lindsay

    The User Perspective on Twenty-First Century Art Museums explains contemporary museums from the whole gamut of user experiences, whether users are preserving art, creating an exhibit, visiting, or part of institutions that use the architecture for branding. Fourteen museums from the United States,…

    eBook – 2016-04-14
    Routledge

  • Designing Public Spaces in Hospitals book cover

    Designing Public Spaces in Hospitals

    1st Edition

    By Nicoletta Setola, Sabrina Borgianni

    Designing Public Spaces in Hospitals illustrates that in addition to their aesthetic function, public spaces in hospitals play a fundamental role concerning people’s satisfaction and experience of health care. The book highlights how spatial properties, such as accessibility, visibility, proximity,…

    eBook – 2016-04-14
    Routledge

  • The Modern Steel House book cover

    The Modern Steel House

    1st Edition

    By Neil Jackson

    This book provides a comprehensive survey of Modern Movement houses constructed with steel frames. Arranged chronologically and thematically, it traces the development over the last seventy years of steel houses in Europe, Australia and the United States, with special reference to London, Paris,…

    eBook – 2016-03-23
    Taylor & Francis

  • Sacred Architecture in a Secular Age: Anamnesis of Durham Cathedral book cover

    Sacred Architecture in a Secular Age

    Anamnesis of Durham Cathedral, 1st Edition

    By Marie Clausén

    Having won more than one recent poll as Britain’s best-loved building, the appeal of Durham Cathedral appears abiding, which begs the question whether an iconic sacred building can retain meaning and affective pertinence for contemporary, secular visitors. Using the example of Durham Cathedral,…

    eBook – 2016-02-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Designing Tall Buildings: Structure as Architecture book cover

    Designing Tall Buildings

    Structure as Architecture, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Sarkisian

    This second edition of Designing Tall Buildings, an accessible reference to guide you through the fundamental principles of designing high-rises, features two new chapters, additional sections, 400 images, project examples, and updated US and international codes. Each chapter focuses on a theme…

    eBook – 2016-01-08
    Routledge

  • The Principles of Housing book cover

    The Principles of Housing

    1st Edition

    By Peter King

    The Principles of Housing is an engaging and discursive introduction to the key topics within housing studies. Whereas many books get bogged down in country-specific policy or small innovations, this book argues that the fundamental concepts of what we call housing are relatively stable and…

    eBook – 2015-11-19
    Routledge

  • Designing Sacred Spaces book cover

    Designing Sacred Spaces

    1st Edition

    By Sherin Wing

    Sacred spaces exemplify some of the most exciting and challenging architecture today. Designing Sacred Spaces tells the inside story of seven architecture firms and their approaches to designing churches, mosques, synagogues and temples, monasteries and retreats. Twenty beautifully illustrated case…

    eBook – 2015-10-05
    Routledge

  • The Passivhaus Designer’s Manual: A technical guide to low and zero energy buildings book cover

    The Passivhaus Designer’s Manual

    A technical guide to low and zero energy buildings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christina J. Hopfe, Robert S. McLeod

    Passivhaus is the fastest growing energy performance standard in the world, with almost 50,000 buildings realised to date. Applicable to both domestic and non-domestic building types, the strength of Passivhaus lies in the simplicity of the concept. As European and global energy directives move…

    eBook – 2015-10-05
    Routledge

  • Innovations in Transportable Healthcare Architecture book cover

    Innovations in Transportable Healthcare Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Verderber

    Innovations in Transportable Healthcare Architecture is the first book to examine the ways that healthcare architecture can provide better assistance in disaster-stricken communities. Aimed at architects and other professionals working across the disaster relief sector, it provides: An overview of…

    eBook – 2015-10-05
    Routledge

  • 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

  • What Architecture Means: Connecting Ideas and Design book cover

    What Architecture Means

    Connecting Ideas and Design, 1st Edition

    By Denise Costanzo

    What Architecture Means introduces you to architecture and allows you to explore the connections between design ideas and values across time, space, and culture. It equips you to play an active and informed role in architecture either as a professional or as a consumer, client, and citizen. By…

    eBook – 2015-07-24
    Routledge

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