E-books: Architecture

  • The Fractured Metropolis: Improving The New City, Restoring The Old City, Reshaping The Region book cover

    The Fractured Metropolis

    Improving The New City, Restoring The Old City, Reshaping The Region, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Barnett

    This book provides a thorough analysis of cities and the entire metropolitan region, considering how both are intrinsically linked and influence one other, targeted at architects, students, urban designers and planners, landscape architects, and city and regional officials.…

    eBook – 2018-02-19
    Routledge

  • Building Rules: How Local Controls Shape Community Environments And Economies book cover

    Building Rules

    How Local Controls Shape Community Environments And Economies, 1st Edition

    By Kee Warner

    Urban and suburban growth is a burning local issue for communities across the United States and many other parts of the world. Concerns include protecting habitats, high costs of infrastructure, social inequalities, traffic congestion, and more intangible worries about "quality of life." Citizens…

    eBook – 2018-02-19
    Routledge

  • Geometric Computation: Foundations for Design book cover

    Geometric Computation: Foundations for Design

    1st Edition

    By Joy Ko, Kyle Steinfeld

    Geometric Computation: Foundations for Design describes the mathematical and computational concepts that are central to the practical application of design computation in a manner tailored to the visual designer. Uniquely pairing key topics in code and geometry, this book develops the two key…

    eBook – 2018-02-15
    Routledge

  • A Reflexive Reading of Urban Space book cover

    A Reflexive Reading of Urban Space

    1st Edition

    By Mona A. Abdelwahab

    Providing a critique of the concepts attached to the representation of urban space, this ground-breaking book formulates a new theory of space, which understands the dynamic interrelations between physical and social spaces while tracing the wider urban context. It offers a new tool to approach the…

    eBook – 2018-02-13
    Routledge
    New Directions in Planning Theory

  • Mid-Century Modernism in Turkey: Architecture Across Cultures in the 1950s and 1960s book cover

    Mid-Century Modernism in Turkey

    Architecture Across Cultures in the 1950s and 1960s, 1st Edition

    Edited by Meltem Ö Gürel

    Mid-Century Modernism in Turkey studies the unfolding of modern architecture in Turkey during the 1950s and 1960s. The book brings together scholars who have carried out extensive research on post-WWII modernism in a global context. The authors situate Turkish architectural case studies within an…

    eBook – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Brutalism Resurgent book cover

    Brutalism Resurgent

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Gatley, Stuart King

    Brutalism had its origins in béton brut – concrete in the raw – and thus in the post-war work of Le Corbusier. The British architects Alison and Peter Smithson used the term "New Brutalism" from 1953, claiming that if their house in Soho had been built, "it would have been the first exponent of the…

    eBook – 2018-02-02
    Routledge

  • Spatial Violence: Studies in Architecture book cover

    Spatial Violence

    Studies in Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Herscher, Anooradha Siddiqi

    This book poses spatial violence as a constitutive dimension of architecture and its epistemologies, as well as a method for theoretical and historical inquiry intrinsic to architecture; and thereby offers an alternative to predominant readings of spatial violence as a topic, event, fact, or other…

    eBook – 2018-02-02
    Routledge

  • Architecture and the Mimetic Self: A Psychoanalytic Study of How Buildings Make and Break Our Lives book cover

    Architecture and the Mimetic Self

    A Psychoanalytic Study of How Buildings Make and Break Our Lives, 1st Edition

    By Lucy Huskinson

    Buildings shape our identity and sense of self in profound ways that are not always evident to architects and town planners, or even to those who think they are intimately familiar with the buildings they inhabit. Architecture and the Mimetic Self provides a useful theoretical guide to our…

    eBook – 2018-02-02
    Routledge

  • Sustainaspeak: A Guide to Sustainable Design Terms book cover

    Sustainaspeak

    A Guide to Sustainable Design Terms, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Lewis

    Architecture 2030; BUG; Biophilic Design; BIPV; Circular Economy; LEED; Passive Design; Solar Chimney; Systems Thinking; WELL; Xeriscaping. What does it all mean? The complex and evolving language used in the sustainable design community can be very challenging, particularly to those new to…

    eBook – 2018-02-01
    Routledge

  • Hellenomania book cover

    Hellenomania

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katherine Harloe, Nicoletta Momigliano, Alexandre Farnoux

    Hellenomania, the second volume in the MANIA series, presents a wide-ranging, multi-disciplinary exploration of the modern reception of ancient Greek material culture in cultural practices ranging from literature to architecture, stage and costume design, painting, sculpture, cinema, and the…

    eBook – 2018-01-29
    Routledge
    British School at Athens - Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies

  • Interiors Beyond Architecture book cover

    Interiors Beyond Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Schneiderman, Amy Campos

    ***Winner of the 2019 IDEC Book Award*** Interiors Beyond Architecture proposes an expanded impact for interior design that transcends the inside of buildings, analysing significant interiors that engage space outside of the disciplinary boundaries of architecture. It presents contemporary case…

    eBook – 2018-01-19
    Routledge

  • The Green Studio Handbook: Environmental Strategies for Schematic Design book cover

    The Green Studio Handbook

    Environmental Strategies for Schematic Design, 3rd Edition

    By Alison G Kwok, Walter Grondzik

    The Green Studio Handbook remains an essential resource for design studios and professional practice. This extensive and user-friendly tool presents practical guidelines for the application of green strategies during the schematic design of buildings. Students and professionals can quickly get up…

    eBook – 2018-01-19
    Routledge

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