E-books: Architecture

  • 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
    Routledge Revivals

  • Architecture, Democracy and Emotions: The Politics of Feeling since 1945 book cover

    Architecture, Democracy and Emotions

    The Politics of Feeling since 1945, 1st Edition

    Edited by Till Großmann, Philipp Nielsen

    After 1945 it was not just Europe’s parliamentary buildings that promised to house democracy: hotels in Turkey and Dutch shopping malls proposed new democratic attitudes and feelings. Housing programs in the United Kingdom, the United States, and the Soviet Union were designed with the aim of…

    eBook – 2018-11-06
    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

  • Elemental Architecture: Temperaments of Sustainability book cover

    Elemental Architecture

    Temperaments of Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Phillip James Tabb

    Elemental Architecture presents a new and refreshing approach to sustainable architectural practice. Going beyond the standard performance-based and quantitative sustainable measures, it incorporates a broader framework of considerations, including the more poetic and noetic possibilities of…

    eBook – 2018-10-31
    Routledge

  • Cantilever Architecture book cover

    Cantilever Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Kyoung Sun Moon

    Cantilever Architecture shows you how to integrate cantilever designs into your building from conception, to help you create support-free structures without the need for columns or walls, whether for balconies, stairs, to occupy the air rights of the lot next door, or to build super tall buildings.…

    eBook – 2018-10-30
    Routledge

  • A Handbook of Sustainable Building Design and Engineering: An Integrated Approach to Energy, Health and Operational Performance book cover

    A Handbook of Sustainable Building Design and Engineering

    An Integrated Approach to Energy, Health and Operational Performance, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Dejan Mumovic, Mat Santamouris

    The second edition of this authoritative textbook equips students with the tools they will need to tackle the challenges of sustainable building design and engineering. The book looks at how to design, engineer and monitor energy efficient buildings, how to adapt buildings to climate change, and…

    eBook – 2018-10-30
    Routledge

  • Riverine: Architecture and Rivers book cover

    Riverine

    Architecture and Rivers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerald Adler, Manolo Guerci

    Riverscapes are the main arteries of the world’s largest cities, and have, for millennia, been the lifeblood of the urban communities that have developed around them. These human settlements – given life through the space of the local waterscape – soon developed into ritualised spaces that sought…

    eBook – 2018-10-29
    Routledge

  • Structure and Architecture book cover

    Structure and Architecture

    3rd Edition

    By Angus J. Macdonald

    This thoroughly updated edition of Angus J. Macdonald’s insightful book Structure and Architecture offers an in depth analysis of structural design and its relationship with architecture. It draws on clear explanations of the connections between structural form, structural performance and…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Ethics book cover

    The Architecture of Ethics

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Fisher

    Ethics is one of the most important and least understood aspects of design practice. In his latest book, Thomas Fisher shows how ethics are inherent to the making of architecture – and how architecture offers an unusual and useful way of looking at ethics. The Architecture of Ethics helps students…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Medieval Bishops’ Houses in England and Wales book cover

    Medieval Bishops’ Houses in England and Wales

    1st Edition

    By Michael Thompson

    First published in 1998, this book describes the surviving medieval remains there and the far more numerous manor houses and castles owned by the bishops, as well as their London houses. Apart from royal residences these are far the largest group of medieval domestic buildings of a single type…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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