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  • Making Architecture Through Being Human

    A Handbook of Design Ideas, 1st Edition

    By Philip D. Plowright

    Architecture can seem complicated, mysterious or even ill-defined, especially to a student being introduced to architectural ideas for the first time. One way to approach architecture is simply as the design of human environments. When we consider architecture in this way, there is a good place to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

  • The Architecture Portfolio Guidebook

    The Essentials You Need to Succeed, 1st Edition

    By Vincent Hui

    The Architecture Portfolio Guidebook shows you how to make portfolios for both academic and professional needs to provide reviewers exactly what they are looking for. In school, architecture curricula nurture the knowledge and skills to develop design work to varying levels of presentation. In the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Applied Semiotics

    Tools for Text and Image Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Louis Hébert

    An Introduction to Applied Semiotics presents nineteen semiotics tools for text and image analysis. Covering a variety of different schools and approaches, together with the author’s own original approach, this is a full and synthetic introduction to semiotics. This book presents general tools…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Design and Culture

    1900 to the Present, 4th Edition

    By Penny Sparke

    An Introduction to Design and Culture provides a comprehensive guide to the changing relationships between design and culture from 1900 to the present day with an emphasis on five main themes: Design and consumption Design and technology The design profession Design theory Design and identities.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-12
    Routledge

  • Product Design and Sustainability

    Strategies, Tools and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Jane Penty

    Whether it is the effects of climate change, the avalanche of electronic and plastic waste or the substandard living and working conditions of billions of our fellow global citizens, our ability to deal with unsustainability will define the twenty-first century. Given that most consumption is…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge

  • Solving Critical Design Problems

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Tania Allen

    Solving Critical Design Problems demonstrates both how design is increasingly used to solve large, complex, modern-day problems and, as a result, how the role of the designer continues to develop in response. With 13 case studies from various fields, including program and product design, Tania…

    Paperback – 2019-06-18
    Routledge

  • Interaction for Designers

    How To Make Things People Love, 1st Edition

    By Brian L.M Boyl

    Interaction for Designers shows you how to connect a product with its users, whether it’s a simple toaster, a complex ecosystem of intelligent devices, or a single app on your smartphone. This book covers the entire design process so you can start with an idea and carry it through to an engaging…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17
    Routledge

  • Hybrid Drawing Techniques for Interior Design

    1st Edition

    By Jorge Paricio Garcia

    Hybrid Drawing Techniques for Interior Design shows you a flexible and productive design workflow that starts with hand drawing and moves on to digital techniques. In this book, digital and freehand images are displayed side-by-side, so that you can choose at every step which method is best…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

  • Diagramming the Big Idea

    Methods for Architectural Composition, 2nd Edition

    By Jeffrey Balmer, Michael T. Swisher

    Becoming an architect is a daunting task. Beyond the acquisition of new skills and procedures, beginning designers face an entirely unfamiliar mode of knowledge: design thinking. In Diagramming the Big Idea, Jeffrey Balmer and Michael T. Swisher introduce the fundamentals of design thinking by…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

  • The Design Student's Journey

    understanding How Designers Think, 1st Edition

    By Bryan Lawson

    Being a professional designer is one of the most intellectually rewarding careers. Learning to become a designer can be tremendous fun but it can also be frustrating and at times painful. What you have to do to become a designer is not often clearly laid out and can seem mysterious. Over the past…

    Paperback – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

  • Designing for Kids

    Creating for Playing, Learning, and Growing, 1st Edition

    By Krystina Castella

    Designers, especially design students, rarely have access to children or their worlds when creating products, images, experiences and environments for them. Therefore, fine distinctions between age transitions and the day-to-day experiences of children are often overlooked. Designing for Kids…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Ethics

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Fisher

    Ethics is one of the most important and least understood aspects of design practice. In his latest book, Thomas Fisher shows how ethics are inherent to the making of architecture – and how architecture offers an unusual and useful way of looking at ethics. The Architecture of Ethics helps students…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge

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