E-books: Architecture

  • The Protected Vista: An Intellectual and Cultural History book cover

    The Protected Vista

    An Intellectual and Cultural History, 1st Edition

    By Tom Brigden

    The Protected Vista draws a historical lineage from the eighteenth-century picturesque to present-day planning policy, highlighting how the values embedded within familiar views have developed over time through appropriation by diverse groups for cultural and political purposes. The book examines…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural Conservation and Historic Preservation

  • The Shaping of London: A Political and Economic Perspective 1066-1870 book cover

    The Shaping of London

    A Political and Economic Perspective 1066-1870, 1st Edition

    By Paul Balchin

    Originally published in 2014, The Shaping of London chronologically examines the likely impact of wars, dynastic struggles, demographic change and economic growth on the physical fabric of London. The book traces the evolution of architectural style in London within the context of politics and…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Design Under Neoliberalism: Theorising from Santiago, Chile book cover

    Urban Design Under Neoliberalism

    Theorising from Santiago, Chile, 1st Edition

    By Francisco Vergara Perucich

    This book discusses the status of urban design as a disciplinary field and as a practice under the current and pervasive neoliberal regime. The main argument is that urban design has been wholly reshaped by neoliberalism. In this transformation, it has become a discipline that has neglected its…

    eBook – 2019-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Urban Studies

  • 'One Planet' Cities: Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits book cover

    'One Planet' Cities

    Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits, 1st Edition

    By David Thorpe

    This book addresses the crucial question of how the essential needs of the growing human population can be met without breaking the Earth's already-stretched life-support system. With four out of five people predicted to be urban dwellers by 2080, ‘One Planet’ Cities proposes a pathway to genuine…

    eBook – 2019-04-30
    Routledge

  • Drawing Parallels: Knowledge Production in Axonometric, Isometric and Oblique Drawings book cover

    Drawing Parallels

    Knowledge Production in Axonometric, Isometric and Oblique Drawings, 1st Edition

    By Ray Lucas

    Drawing Parallels expands your understanding of the workings of architects by looking at their work from an alternative perspective. The book focuses on parallel projections such as axonometric, isometric, and oblique drawings. Ray Lucas argues that by retracing the marks made by architects, we can…

    eBook – 2019-04-29
    Routledge

  • Construction Detailing for Landscape and Garden Design: Urban Water Features book cover

    Construction Detailing for Landscape and Garden Design

    Urban Water Features, 1st Edition

    By Paul Hensey

    Following on from the author’s previous book, Construction Detailing for Landscape and Garden Design: Surfaces, Steps and Margins, this book, Construction Detailing for Landscape and Garden Design: Urban Water Features, provides clear instruction for the construction of small to medium scale water…

    eBook – 2019-04-26
    Routledge

  • Architecture, Space and Memory of Resurrection in Northern Ireland: Shareness in a Divided Nation book cover

    Architecture, Space and Memory of Resurrection in Northern Ireland

    Shareness in a Divided Nation, 1st Edition

    By Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem, Gehan Selim

    Northern Ireland has a complex urbanism with multilayered socio-spatial politics. In this environment, issues of communication, self-representation and expression of identity are central to the experience of urban space and architecture where the dichotomy of division and shared living are…

    eBook – 2019-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Eloquent Spaces: Meaning and Community in Early Indian Architecture book cover

    Eloquent Spaces

    Meaning and Community in Early Indian Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shonaleeka Kaul

    Eloquent Spaces adopts the twin analytic of meaning and community to write a fresh history of building in early India. It presents a new perspective on the principles and practices of early Indian architecture. Defining it broadly over a range of space uses, the book argues for architecture as a…

    eBook – 2019-04-25
    Routledge India

  • Building Performance Simulation for Design and Operation book cover

    Building Performance Simulation for Design and Operation

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Jan L.M. Hensen, Roberto Lamberts

    When used appropriately, building performance simulation has the potential to reduce the environmental impact of the built environment, to improve indoor quality and productivity, as well as to facilitate future innovation and technological progress in construction. Since publication of…

    eBook – 2019-04-24
    Routledge

  • Adaptive Reuse of the Built Heritage: Concepts and Cases of an Emerging Discipline book cover

    Adaptive Reuse of the Built Heritage

    Concepts and Cases of an Emerging Discipline, 1st Edition

    By Bie Plevoets, Koenraad Van Cleempoel

    Adaptive reuse – the process of repairing and restoring existing buildings for new or continued use – is becoming an essential part of architectural practice. As mounting demographic, economic, and ecological challenges limit opportunities for new construction, architects increasingly focus on…

    eBook – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

  • Smartcities, Resilient Landscapes and Eco-Warriors book cover

    Smartcities, Resilient Landscapes and Eco-Warriors

    2nd Edition

    By CJ Lim, Ed Liu

    Following on from the success of the first edition, Smartcities + Eco-Warriors (2010), this book is the latest innovative response on urban resilience from one of the world’s leading urban design and architectural thinkers. An ecological symbiosis between nature, society and the built form, the…

    eBook – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • The Changing Shape of Architecture: Further Cases of Integrating Research and Design in Practice book cover

    The Changing Shape of Architecture

    Further Cases of Integrating Research and Design in Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael U. Hensel, Fredrik Nilsson

    The discipline of architecture is currently undergoing a significant change as professional practice and academia seem to be transforming one another specifically through succinct research undertakings. This book continues the discussion started in The Changing Shape of Practice – Integrating…

    eBook – 2019-04-10
    Routledge

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