E-books: Architecture

  • Narratives of Architectural Education: From Student to Architect book cover

    Narratives of Architectural Education

    From Student to Architect, 1st Edition

    By James Thompson

    Narratives of Architectural Education provides an overview of life as an architecture student, detailing how a layperson may develop an architectural identity. This book proposes becoming an architect as a personal narrative of professional development structured around various stages and…

    eBook – 2019-01-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Equity in Heritage Conservation: The Case of Ahmedabad, India book cover

    Equity in Heritage Conservation

    The Case of Ahmedabad, India, 1st Edition

    By Jigna Desai

    Recognised by the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals as a measure to make cities inclusive, safe and resilient, conservation of natural and cultural heritage has become an increasingly important issue across the globe. The equity principle of sustainable development necessitates that citizens hold…

    eBook – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural Conservation and Historic Preservation

  • Drawing (...) City (...) Body, Dwelling on Earth: Imagined-Architectures: Architectural Graphic Representation and Other Images book cover

    Drawing (...) City (...) Body, Dwelling on Earth

    Imagined-Architectures: Architectural Graphic Representation and Other Images, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pedro António Janeiro

    This international seminar’s fifth edition, dedicated to the theme Desenho (...) Cidade (…) Corpo, Habitando a Terra (Drawing […] City […] Body, Inhabiting the Earth) was held as a joint activity between: this C.I.A.U.D./F.A./U.Lisboa Research Project, the University of São Paulo, represented by…

    eBook – 2019-01-08
    CRC Press

  • Solar Energy Pocket Reference book cover

    Solar Energy Pocket Reference

    1st Edition

    By Christopher L. Martin, D. Yogi Goswami

    Drawing on the experience of some of the foremost experts in the field, this easy-to-use and affordable pocket reference includes a wealth of information relating to solar energy and solar energy technologies. Topics covered range from solar angles, sun path diagrams, solar radiation and radiative…

    eBook – 2019-01-04
    Routledge

  • How Drawings Work: A User-Friendly Theory book cover

    How Drawings Work

    A User-Friendly Theory, 1st Edition

    By Susan C. Piedmont-Palladino

    How Drawings Work cheekily explains that what architects make is information that enables other people to make buildings. That information comes in a variety of forms: drawings by hand and computer, models both physical and virtual, and words as needed. The book reflects in witty prose on the…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    Routledge

  • New Approaches to Cinematic Space book cover

    New Approaches to Cinematic Space

    1st Edition

    Edited by Filipa Rosário, Iván Villarmea Álvarez

    New Approaches to Cinematic Space aims to discuss the process of creation of cinematic spaces through moving images and the subsequent interpretation of their purpose and meaning. Throughout seventeen chapters, this edited collection will attempt to identify and interpret the formal strategies used…

    eBook – 2018-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Environmental Design Research: Volume two symposia and workshops book cover

    Environmental Design Research

    Volume two symposia and workshops, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfgang Preiser

    First published in 1973, this two-volume set summarises and structures the contributions by researchers at the Fourth International EDRA Conference, held in April 1973. The second volume focuses on the symposia and invited papers, which were theory orientated. The symposia comprehensively assessed…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Environmental Design Research

  • Sustainable Construction book cover

    Sustainable Construction

    2nd Edition

    By Sandy Halliday

    The second edition of Sustainable Construction provides a masterclass on the principles and techniques involved in the design and delivery of practical, affordable, high quality sustainable buildings and places. It presents precedents, theory, concepts and principles alongside 120 wide ranging case…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Visual Spatial Enquiry: Diagrams and Metaphors for Architects and Spatial Thinkers book cover

    Visual Spatial Enquiry

    Diagrams and Metaphors for Architects and Spatial Thinkers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robyn Creagh, Sarah McGann

    Visual Spatial Enquiry explores visual and textual ways of working within spatial research. Architects and spatial thinkers from the arts, social sciences and humanities present rich case studies from remote and regional settings in Australia to the suburbs of Los Angeles, and from gallery and…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Concept of Monument in Achaemenid Empire book cover

    The Concept of Monument in Achaemenid Empire

    1st Edition

    By Mehr Azar Soheil

    The aim of this book is to explore the significance of the concept of ‘monument’ in the context of the Achaemenid Empire (550-330 BC), with particular reference to the Royal Ensemble of Persepolis, founded by Darius I and built together with his son Xerxes. While Persepolis was built as an ‘…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Resilience: Interdisciplinary Dialogues book cover

    Architecture and Resilience

    Interdisciplinary Dialogues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kim Trogal, Irena Bauman, Ranald Lawrence, Doina Petrescu

    Resilience will be a defining quality of the twenty-first century. As we witness the increasingly turbulent effects of climate change, the multiple challenges of resource depletion and wage stagnation, we know that our current ways of living are not resilient. This volume takes resilience as…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Social Value in Construction book cover

    Social Value in Construction

    1st Edition

    By Ani Raiden, Martin Loosemore, Andrew King, Chris Gorse

    While the concept of social value is not new, recent interest in social value in construction has grown because of new social procurement legislation around the world and an increasing acceptance of the need to ensure construction projects provide social value, rather than simply economic value.…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

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