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  • Growing Compact

    Urban Form, Density and Sustainability

    Edited by Joo Hwa P. Bay, Steffen Lehmann

    Growing Compact: Urban Form, Density and Sustainability explores and unravels the phenomena, links and benefits between density, compactness and the sustainability of cities. It looks at the socio-climatic implications of density and takes a more holistic approach to sustainable urbanism by…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Series on Sustainable Design

  • Regreening the Built Environment

    Nature, Green Space and Sustainability

    By Michael A Richards

    Regreening the Built Environment examines the relationship between the built environment and nature and demonstrates how rethinking the role and design of infrastructure can environmentally, economically, and socially sustain the earth. In the past, infrastructure and green or park spaces have…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge

  • Integrating Building Performance with Design

    An Architecture Student’s Guidebook

    By Elizabeth J. Grant

    Integrating Building Performance with Design shows you the importance of designing for building performance early in your architectural design process. The book offers you simple tools and exercises, along with examples of built professional work and successful student projects illustrated by more…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge

  • Aural Architecture in Byzantium: Music, Acoustics, and Ritual

    Edited by Bissera Pentcheva

    Aural architecture identifies those features of a building that can be perceived by the act of listening in them. Emerging from the challenge to reconstruct sonic and spatial experiences of the deep past, this book invites readers into the complex world of the Byzantine liturgy, experienced in its…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge

  • Material Strategies in Digital Fabrication

    2nd Edition

    By Christopher Beorkrem

    In this second edition of Material Strategies in Digital Fabrication are new case studies, improved wayfinding, the inclusion of composites and plastics, and references to similar strategies between different projects. In 400 step-by-step diagrams dissecting 39 case studies in 10 countries on 3…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge

  • Special Structural Topics

    Edited by Paul W. McMullin, Jonathan S. Price

    Special Structural Topics covers specialty structural situations for students and professional architects and engineers, such as soil mechanics, structural retrofit, structural integrity, cladding design, blast considerations, vibration, and structural sustainability. As part of the Architect’s…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04 
    Routledge
    Architect's Guidebooks to Structures

  • Towards Tate Modern

    Public Policy, Private Vision

    By Caroline Donnellan

    Tate Modern is not modern - it was a century in the making. This interdisciplinary book is a unique account of a how Tate Modern transformed itself into the highly successful museum it is today. Tate Modern had to entice an audience which had earlier railed against modern art but by creating its…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge

  • The Art of Building a Garden City

    Designing New Communities for the 21st Century

    By Kate Henderson, Katy Lock, Hugh Ellis

    The Art of Building a Garden City is a well-researched guide to the history of the garden city movement and the delivery of a new generation of communities for the 21st Century. Bringing together key findings from the TCPA’s campaign work, and drawing on lessons from the first garden cities, the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Small Practice and the Sole Practitioner

    By Marianne Davys Architects Ltd

    This book is a practical guide for students or those already running or thinking of running a small practice on how to set up and run a small architectural practice and how to run multiple small projects efficiently. It is split into three distinct sections: Part 1 begins with the practicalities of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Museum Thresholds

    The Design and Media of Arrival

    Edited by Ross Parry, Ruth Page, Alex Moseley

    Museum Thresholds is a progressively interdisciplinary volume, in which a range of international experts explore the importance and potential of entrance spaces for visitor experience. The chapters, in the three themed sections, explore a range of museum thresholds: first as a problem space; then…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Case Study Strategies for Architects and Designers

    Integrative Data Research Methods

    By Marja Sarvimaki

    Case Study Strategies for Designers explains methods in evidence-based design, also called practice-based research, to show you the value of research to your designs. Topics covered pertain to data collection and analysis techniques, including surveys, interviews, fieldwork, participatory design,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge

  • Event Design

    Social perspectives and practices

    Edited by Greg Richards, Lénia Marques, Karen Mein

    Events are becoming more complex as their range of functions grows, as meeting places, creative spaces, economic catalysts, social drivers, community builders, image makers, business forums and network nodes. Effective design can produce more successful business models that can help to sustain…

    Paperback – 2017-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

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