E-books: Architecture

  • Planning Abu Dhabi: An Urban History book cover

    Planning Abu Dhabi

    An Urban History, 1st Edition

    By Alamira Reem Bani Hashim

    Abu Dhabi’s urban development path contrasts sharply with its exuberant neighbour, Dubai. As Alamira Reem puts it, Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates since 1971, ‘has been quietly devising its own plans … to manifest its role and stature as a capital city’. Alamira Reem, a native Abu…

    eBook – 2018-10-25
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Sovereignty, Space and Civil War in Sri Lanka: Porous Nation book cover

    Sovereignty, Space and Civil War in Sri Lanka

    Porous Nation, 1st Edition

    By Anoma Pieris

    Analyses of the Sri Lankan civil war (1983–2009) overwhelmingly represent it as an ethnonationalist contest, prolonging postcolonial arguments on the creation and dissolution of the incipient nation-state since independence in 1948. While colonial divide-and-rule policies, the rise of…

    eBook – 2018-10-25
    Routledge
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) South Asian Series

  • Settings and Stray Paths: Writings on Landscapes and Gardens book cover

    Settings and Stray Paths

    Writings on Landscapes and Gardens, 1st Edition

    By Marc Treib

    These collected works represent twenty-five years of study of the designed landscape which the author here takes to include gardens, cemeteries, plazas and other shared spaces. Asking essential questions about the nature of order and its perception, this book includes in its impressive scope…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge

  • Acculturating the Shopping Centre book cover

    Acculturating the Shopping Centre

    1st Edition

    Edited by Janina Gosseye, Tom Avermaete

    Acculturating the Shopping Centre examines whether the shopping centre should be qualified as a global architectural type that effortlessly moves across national and cultural borders in the slipstream of neo-liberal globalization, or should instead be understood as a geographically and temporally…

    eBook – 2018-10-16
    Routledge

  • Pathways to Well-Being in Design: Examples from the Arts, Humanities and the Built Environment book cover

    Pathways to Well-Being in Design

    Examples from the Arts, Humanities and the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Coles, Sandra Costa, Sharon Watson

    How can we achieve and promote well-being? Drawing on examples from the arts, humanities and design, this book brings together work from a wide range of areas to reveal the unique ways in which different disciplines approach the universal goal of supporting well-being. Pathways to Well-Being in…

    eBook – 2018-10-11
    Routledge

  • 101 Case Studies in Construction Management book cover

    101 Case Studies in Construction Management

    1st Edition

    By Len Holm

    This book provides 101 real-life construction management case studies from an author with over 40 years’ experience in the construction industry and as a lecturer in construction management. Over 14 chapters, Len Holm has included case studies from real jobsites that cover organization,…

    eBook – 2018-10-11
    Routledge

  • Activism in Architecture: Bright Dreams of Passive Energy Design book cover

    Activism in Architecture

    Bright Dreams of Passive Energy Design, 1st Edition

    Edited by Margot McDonald, Carolina Dayer

    This edited collection gathers contributions from a diverse range of renowned scholars and professionals to uncover the unique relationship between passive architectural systems and activism. Focusing on the pioneering work of the influential American chemist and inventor, Harold R. Hay (1909–2009)…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Architecture and the Modern Hospital: Nosokomeion to Hygeia book cover

    Architecture and the Modern Hospital

    Nosokomeion to Hygeia, 1st Edition

    By Julie Willis, Philip Goad, Cameron Logan

    More than any other building type in the twentieth century, the hospital was connected to transformations in the health of populations and expectations of lifespan. From the scale of public health to the level of the individual, the architecture of the modern hospital has reshaped knowledge about…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Antiquity: Origins, Classicism and The New Rome book cover

    Antiquity

    Origins, Classicism and The New Rome, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Tadgell

    The first in a new series of five books describing and illustrating the seminal architectural traditions of the world, Antiquity traces architectural history from its very beginnings until the time when the traditions that shape today’s environments began to flourish. More than a catalogue of…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge
    Architecture in Context

  • Modernism and American Mid-20th Century Sacred Architecture book cover

    Modernism and American Mid-20th Century Sacred Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anat Geva

    Mid-20th century sacred architecture in America sought to bridge modernism with religion by abstracting cultural and faith traditions and pushing the envelope in the design of houses of worship. Modern architects embraced the challenges of creating sacred spaces that incorporated liturgical changes…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • City-building In America book cover

    City-building In America

    1st Edition

    By Anthony M Orum

    Why do some cities grow and expand, while others dwindle and decline? Why is Milwaukee a town of the past, while Minneapolis-St. Paul seems reborn and infused with future dynamism? And what do Milwaukee and the Twin Cities have to tell us about other cities' prospects, the trials and destinies of…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • A Philosophy Of Interior Design book cover

    A Philosophy Of Interior Design

    1st Edition

    By Stanley Abercrombie

    This book explores and explains the fundamentals of interior design. Because it does not emphasize current trends and fashion, its value will be long lasting.…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

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