E-books: Architecture

  • Sustainable Retrofits: Post War Residential Towers in Britain book cover

    Sustainable Retrofits

    Post War Residential Towers in Britain, 1st Edition

    By Asterios Agkathidis, Rosa Urbano Gutiérrez

    Presenting the state-of-the-art in sustainable retrofits in post war residential towers, this book captures and re-informs the current intense refurbishing process that is taking place in Britain, which is part of a global phenomenon happening all over the world, as cities upgrade their building…

    eBook – 2018-06-13
    Routledge

  • The Design, Production and Reception of Eighteenth-Century Wallpaper in Britain book cover

    The Design, Production and Reception of Eighteenth-Century Wallpaper in Britain

    1st Edition

    By Clare Taylor

    Wallpaper’s spread across trades, class and gender is charted in this first full-length study of the material’s use in Britain during the long eighteenth century. It examines the types of wallpaper that were designed and produced and the interior spaces it occupied, from the country house to the…

    eBook – 2018-06-12
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Beyond Utopia: Japanese Metabolism Architecture and the Birth of Mythopia book cover

    Beyond Utopia

    Japanese Metabolism Architecture and the Birth of Mythopia, 1st Edition

    By Agnes Nyilas

    Megastructure proposals by the Japanese Metabolism group are commonly identified with the concept of utopia. Beyond this partial understanding, Agnes Nyilas suggests that rather than being merely utopian, the Megastructure of Metabolism represents a uniquely amalgam genre: the myth…

    eBook – 2018-05-25
    Routledge

  • Études for Architects book cover

    Études for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Joseph Choma

    Organized around a series of pedagogical exercises, this book provides a visual journey through a series of games architects can play as a means to design. Aimed specifically at beginner design students, learning objectives include: computational thinking and making, introduction to design as an…

    eBook – 2018-05-24
    Routledge

  • Unexpected Affinities: The History of Type in Architectural Project from Laugier to Duchamp book cover

    Unexpected Affinities

    The History of Type in Architectural Project from Laugier to Duchamp, 1st Edition

    By Pablo Meninato

    While the concept of "type" has been present in architectural discourse since its formal introduction at the end of the eighteenth century, its role in the development of architectural projects has not been comprehensively analyzed. This book proposes a reassessment of architectural type throughout…

    eBook – 2018-05-23
    Routledge

  • Urban Latin America: Images, Words, Flows and the Built Environment book cover

    Urban Latin America

    Images, Words, Flows and the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bianca Freire-Medeiros, Julia O'Donnell

    Urban Latin America explores the relationship between images, words and the built environment using an engaging variety of methods and sources, with a timely emphasis on comparative studies. The book brings together scholars with various disciplinary backgrounds and theoretical affiliations who…

    eBook – 2018-05-15
    Routledge
    Architext

  • Berthold Lubetkin’s Highpoint II and the Jewish Contribution to Modern English Architecture book cover

    Berthold Lubetkin’s Highpoint II and the Jewish Contribution to Modern English Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Deborah Lewittes

    In 1935, the Russian-born Jewish architect Berthold Lubetkin and his firm Tecton designed Highpoint, a block of flats in London, which Le Corbusier called ‘revolutionary’. Three years later, Lubetkin completed a companion design. Yet Highpoint II felt very different, and the sense that the ideals…

    eBook – 2018-05-15
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Landscape Character Assessment: Current Approaches to Characterisation and Assessment book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Landscape Character Assessment

    Current Approaches to Characterisation and Assessment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Fairclough, Ingrid Sarlöv Herlin, Carys Swanwick

    In this multi-authored book, senior practitioners and researchers offer an international overview of landscape character approaches for those working in research, policy and practice relating to landscape. Over the last three decades, European practice in landscape has moved from a narrow, if…

    eBook – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Architecture and Social Engagement book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Architecture and Social Engagement

    1st Edition

    Edited by Farhan Karim

    Socially engaged architecture is a broad and emerging architectural genre that promises to redefine architecture from a market-driven profession to a mix of social business, altruism, and activism that intends to eradicate poverty, resolve social exclusion, and construct an egalitarian global…

    eBook – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Museum Thresholds: The Design and Media of Arrival book cover

    Museum Thresholds

    The Design and Media of Arrival, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ross Parry, Ruth Page, Alex Moseley

    Museum Thresholds is a progressive, interdisciplinary volume and the first to explore the importance and potential of entrance spaces for visitor experience. Bringing together an international collection of writers from different disciplines, the chapters in this volume offer different theoretical…

    eBook – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Shaping the American Interior: Structures, Contexts and Practices book cover

    Shaping the American Interior

    Structures, Contexts and Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paula Lupkin, Penny Sparke

    Bringing together 12 original essays, Shaping the American Interior maps out, for the first time, the development and definition of the field of interiors in the United States in the period from 1870 until 1960. Its interdisciplinary approach encompasses a broad range of people, contexts, and…

    eBook – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Architecture and the Politics of Gender in Early Modern Europe book cover

    Architecture and the Politics of Gender in Early Modern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Hills

    Written by leading scholars in the field, the essays in this book address the relationships between gender and the built environment, specifically architecture, in early modern Europe. In recent years scholars have begun to investigate the ways in which architecture plays a part in the…

    eBook – 2018-05-08
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

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