E-books: Architecture

  • Planning, Housing and Infrastructure for Smart Villages book cover

    Planning, Housing and Infrastructure for Smart Villages

    1st Edition

    By Hemanta Doloi, Ray Green, Sally Donovan

    Some 7.3 billion people currently live on the planet. Of these, 3.4 billion live in rural areas. In just a few regions—Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa—less than 50 per cent of poverty is now located in rural areas. But for the rest of the world's regions between 55 per cent and 80…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Designing Social Equality: Architecture, Aesthetics, and the Perception of Democracy book cover

    Designing Social Equality

    Architecture, Aesthetics, and the Perception of Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Mark Foster Gage

    In Designing Social Equality, Mark Foster Gage proposes a dramatic realignment between aesthetic thought, politics, social equality, and the design of our physical world. By reconsidering historic concepts from aesthetic philosophy and weaving them with emerging intellectual positions from a…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Mass Customization and Design Democratization book cover

    Mass Customization and Design Democratization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Branko Kolarevic, José Pinto Duarte

    Parametric design and digital fabrication are enabling non-designers to mass produce non-standard, highly differentiated products – from shoes and tableware to furniture and even houses. The result of these newly available mass customization tools has been a ‘democratization’ of design. Mass…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • 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

  • The Design Student's Journey: understanding How Designers Think book cover

    The Design Student's Journey

    understanding How Designers Think, 1st Edition

    By Bryan Lawson

    Being a professional designer is one of the most intellectually rewarding careers. Learning to become a designer can be tremendous fun but it can also be frustrating and at times painful. What you have to do to become a designer is not often clearly laid out and can seem mysterious. Over the past…

    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

  • Data, Architecture and the Experience of Place book cover

    Data, Architecture and the Experience of Place

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anastasia Karandinou

    The notion of data is increasingly encountered in spatial, creative and cultural studies. Big data and artificial intelligence are significantly influencing a number of disciplines. Processes, methods and vocabularies from sciences, architecture, arts are borrowed, discussed and tweaked,…

    eBook – 2018-11-12
    Routledge

  • Sustainability and Design Ethics, Second Edition book cover

    Sustainability and Design Ethics, Second Edition

    1st Edition

    By Jean Russ

    Sustainability as a concept remains just as challenging and important today as it was when the first edition of this book was published. The Second Edition of Sustainability and Design Ethics explores the ethical obligations of knowledgeable people such as design professionals, taking into…

    eBook – 2018-11-12
    CRC Press

  • Routledge Research Companion to Landscape Architecture book cover

    Routledge Research Companion to Landscape Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ellen Braae, Henriette Steiner

    The Routledge Research Companion to Landscape Architecture considers landscape architecture’s increasingly important cultural, aesthetic, and ecological role. The volume reflects topical concerns in theoretical, historical, philosophical, and practice-related research in landscape architecture –…

    eBook – 2018-11-09
    Routledge

  • Designing Buildings for the Future of Schooling: Contemporary Visions for Education book cover

    Designing Buildings for the Future of Schooling

    Contemporary Visions for Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hau Ming Tse, Harry Daniels, Andrew Stables, Sarah Cox

    Bringing together leading experts from the fields of architecture, design, engineering, education and the social sciences, this valuable collection presents a multidimensional understanding of the complexities and ways in which school designs influence and are influenced by educational practice.…

    eBook – 2018-11-09
    Routledge

  • Homes Fit For Heroes: The Politics and Architecture of Early State Housing in Britain book cover

    Homes Fit For Heroes

    The Politics and Architecture of Early State Housing in Britain, 1st Edition

    By Mark Swenarton

    Homes fit for Heroes looks at the pledge made 100 years ago by the Lloyd George government to build half a million ‘homes fit for heroes’ – the pledge which made council housing a major part of the housing system in the UK. Originally published in 1981, the book is the only full-scale study of the…

    eBook – 2018-11-09
    Routledge
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