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  • Technologies for Sustainable Urban Design and Bioregionalist Regeneration

    By Dora Francese

    This book explores the role of technology in ecological urban design and regeneration. Part I provides theoretical and methodological insights into technological approaches that offer optimum respect to existing cultural and natural environments, while offering minimum impact and carbon footprint.…

    Hardback – 2016-03-09 
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Sacred Architecture in a Secular Age

    Anamnesis of Durham Cathedral

    By Marie Clausén

    Having won more than one recent poll as Britain’s best-loved building, the appeal of Durham Cathedral appears abiding, which begs the question whether an iconic sacred building can retain meaning and affective pertinence for contemporary, secular visitors. Using the example of Durham Cathedral,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-04 
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Actor Networks of Planning

    Exploring the Influence of Actor Network Theory

    Edited by Yvonne Rydin, Laura Tate

    Planning is centrally focused on places which are significant to people, including both the built and natural environments. In making changes to these places, planning outcomes inevitably benefit some and disadvantage others. It is therefore perhaps surprising that Actor Network Theory (ANT) has…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03 
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Natural Stone in the Built Environment

    Resources, Use and Conservation

    By Akos Torok, Richard Prikryl, Jirina Prikrylova

    Fundamental and interdisciplinary textbook on natural stone properties, occurrence, exploration, use, decay and conservation. Primary information source for third-year students and professionals using natural stone in the built environment. Intended for a wide academic and professional…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    CRC Press

  • Aquatecture

    Buildings Designed to Live and Work with Water

    By Robert Barker, Richard Coutts

    Water plays a vital role in shaping our built environment, as it has done for centuries. We depend on it, we use it, we live with it and we must respect it. Aquatecture is the first book to outline new ways of ‘designing for water,’ using examples from around the world to illustrate methods of…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Lacan for Architects

    By Lorens Holm

    Paperback – 2016-03-01 
    Thinkers for Architects

  • Renovations

    An Inspirational Design Primer

    By Richard Wilcock

    The UK’s housing stock has proved to be remarkably durable, as houses from the 18th and 19th centuries are still adaptable to the requirements of modern living. However, the need to respect the environment and to reduce energy costs presents a new set of challenges for the owners of period…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • German Concrete, 1819-1877

    The science of cement from Trass to Portland

    By Salvatore Aprea

    This book provides a comprehensive account of how the modern expertise in building with concrete arose in Germany, during the first three quarters of the 19th century. Based on careful analyses of ancient documents and literature, it reconstructs an engaging history of master builders, engineers,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    EPFL Press

  • The Rhetoric of Pier Luigi Nervi

    Forms in reinforced concrete and ferro-cement

    By Alberto Bologna, Roberto Gargiani

    During his long career, Pier Luigi Nervi has explored the potential of concrete through the cast-in place and the prefabrication of elements in reinforced concrete or in ferro-cement, the material he invented and patented during the war. All of his best known works, such as the Berta Stadium, the…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    EPFL Press

  • Thinking about Landscape Architecture

    Principles of a Design Profession for the 21st Century

    By Bruce G Sharky

    What is landscape architecture? Is it gardening, or science, or art? In this book, Bruce Sharky provides a complete overview of the discipline to provide those that are new to the subject with the foundations for future study and practice. The many varieties of landscape practice are discussed with…

    Paperback – 2016-02-26 

  • Through the Healing Glass

    Shaping the Modern Body through Glass Architecture, 1925-35

    By John Stanislav Sadar

    In the mid-1920s, a physiologist, a glass chemist, and a zoo embarked on a project which promised to turn buildings into medical instruments. The advanced chemistry of "Vita" Glass mobilized theories of light and medicine, health practices, and glassmaking technology to compress an entire epoch’s…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25 
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Diversity among Architects

    From Margin to Center

    By Craig Wilkins

    Diversity among Architects presents a series of essays questioning the homogeneity of architecture practitioners, who remain overwhelmingly male and Caucasian, to help you create a field more representative of the population you serve. The book is the collected work of author Craig L.…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25 

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