E-books: Architecture

  • Small-Scale Public Transportable and Pre-Fabricated Buildings: Evaluating their Functional Performance book cover

    Small-Scale Public Transportable and Pre-Fabricated Buildings

    Evaluating their Functional Performance, 1st Edition

    By Junjie Xi

    This book investigates the design, operation and use of contemporary transportable buildings, and explores how functional performance can be assessed in small-scale examples for public use alongside their relationship to other design elements. The research focuses on three case studies, Chengdu…

    eBook – 2018-04-09
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Reading Architecture: Literary Imagination and Architectural Experience book cover

    Reading Architecture

    Literary Imagination and Architectural Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angeliki Sioli, Yoonchun Jung

    Why write instead of draw when it comes to architecture? Why rely on literary pieces instead of architectural treatises and writings when it comes to the of study buildings and urban environments? Why rely on literary techniques and accounts instead of architectural practices and analysis when it…

    eBook – 2018-04-09

  • Business Principles for Landscape Contracting book cover

    Business Principles for Landscape Contracting

    3rd Edition

    By Steven Cohan

    Business Principles for Landscape Contracting, fully revised and updated in its third edition, is an introduction to the application of business principles of financial management involved in setting up your own landscape contracting business and beginning your professional career. Appealing…

    eBook – 2018-04-09

  • The Empress Nurbanu and Ottoman Politics in the Sixteenth Century: Building the Atik Valide book cover

    The Empress Nurbanu and Ottoman Politics in the Sixteenth Century

    Building the Atik Valide, 1st Edition

    By Pinar Kayaalp

    Nurbanu (1525–1583) is one of the most prominent yet least studied royal women of the Ottoman dynasty. Her political and administrative career began when she was chosen as the favorite concubine of the crown prince Selim. Nurbanu’s authority increased when her son Murad was singled out as…

    eBook – 2018-04-09
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

  • Cross-Cultural Interaction Between Byzantium and the West, 1204–1669: Whose Mediterranean Is It Anyway? book cover

    Cross-Cultural Interaction Between Byzantium and the West, 1204–1669

    Whose Mediterranean Is It Anyway?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angeliki Lymberopoulou

    The early modern Mediterranean was an area where many different rich cultural traditions came in contact with each other, and were often forced to co-exist, frequently learning to reap the benefits of co-operation. Orthodox, Roman Catholics, Muslims, Jews, and their interactions all contributed…

    eBook – 2018-03-29
    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Real Estate book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Real Estate

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sara Wilkinson, Tim Dixon, Norm Miller, Sarah Sayce

    With the built environment contributing almost half of global greenhouse emissions, there is a pressing need for the property and real estate discipline to thoroughly investigate sustainability concerns. The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Real Estate brings together the latest research of…

    eBook – 2018-03-21

  • On Surface and Place: Between Architecture, Textiles and Photography book cover

    On Surface and Place

    Between Architecture, Textiles and Photography, 1st Edition

    By Peta Carlin

    On Surface and Place is a rich and poetic exploration of surfaces which foregrounds their significance in our understanding and experience of place. Adopting weaving as its overarching metaphor, it departs from Gottfried Semper’s discussion of correspondences between architecture and textiles, and…

    eBook – 2018-03-21
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Captured Landscape: Architecture and the Enclosed Garden book cover

    Captured Landscape

    Architecture and the Enclosed Garden, 2nd Edition

    By Kate Baker

    The enclosed garden, or hortus conclusus, is a place where architecture and landscape come together. It has a long and varied history, ranging from the early paradise garden and cloister, the botanic garden and giardini segreto, the kitchen garden and as a stage for social display. The enclosed…

    eBook – 2018-03-20

  • Understanding Architecture: Its Elements, History, and Meaning book cover

    Understanding Architecture

    Its Elements, History, and Meaning, 3rd Edition

    By Leland M. Roth

    This widely acclaimed, beautifully illustrated survey of Western architecture is now fully revised throughout, including essays on non-Western traditions. The expanded book vividly examines the structure, function, history, and meaning of architecture in ways that are both accessible and engaging.…

    eBook – 2018-03-13

  • Why Architects Matter: Evidencing and Communicating the Value of Architects book cover

    Why Architects Matter

    Evidencing and Communicating the Value of Architects, 1st Edition

    By Flora Samuel

    Why Architects Matter examines the key role of research- led, ethical architects in promoting wellbeing, sustainability and innovation. It argues that the profession needs to be clear about what it knows and the value of what it knows if it is to work successfully with others. Without this clarity,…

    eBook – 2018-03-09

  • The Routledge Companion to Modernity, Space and Gender book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Modernity, Space and Gender

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alexandra Staub

    The Routledge Companion to Modernity, Space and Gender reframes the discussion of modernity, space and gender by examining how "modernity" has been defined in various cultural contexts of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, how this definition has been expressed spatially and architecturally,…

    eBook – 2018-03-09

  • Aalto, Utzon, Fehn: Three Paradigms of Phenomenological Architecture book cover

    Aalto, Utzon, Fehn

    Three Paradigms of Phenomenological Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Roger Tyrrell

    This book examines the work of three seminal Nordic architects - Alvar Aalto, Jørn Utzon and Sverre Fehn - from a phenomenological perspective, utilising the methodology of 'paradigm' (or 'in the manner of''). Roger Tyrrell explains how the approach of each architect is defined by the…

    eBook – 2018-02-28

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