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  • The Break with the Past

    Avant-Garde Architecture in Germany, 1910 – 1925

    By Deborah Ascher Barnstone

    Between 1918 and 1933 the German interwar avant-garde was a primary force driving European cultural innovation and modernism. These innovations continue to influence artistic practice, theory, and arts education today, thus making a comprehensive study of the relationship between individual war…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Adaptive Architecture

    Changing Parameters and Practice

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Andrea Hardy, Jacob J. Wilhelm

    The constant in architecture's evolution is change. Adaptive Architecture explores structures, or environments that accommodate multiple functions at the same time, sequentially, or at periodically recurring events. It demonstrates how changing technological, economic, ecological and social…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Three Cultural Ecologies

    Frank Lloyd Wright and Le Corbusier

    By David Leatherbarrow, Richard Wesley

    Three Cultural Ecologies reverses common conceptions of modern architecture.  It reveals how selected works of two modern architects, Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright, embraced environmental and cultural conditions as reciprocal and complementary.  A basic premise of this book’s arguments is…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Nordic Experiences of Sustainable Planning

    Policy and Practice

    Edited by Sigríður Kristjánsdóttir

    For well over a decade, there has been a drive towards sustainability in planning throughout the Nordic Countries. But are these countries experiencing a paradigm shift in planning research and practice with regards to sustainability? Or is the sustainability discourse leading them into an impasse…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Urban Planning and Environment

  • Binding Space: The Book as Spatial Practice

    By Marian Macken

    Binding Space: The Book as Spatial Practice explores the potential role of artists’ books within the realm of architectural representation and the design process. In four main sections, the book examines the relationships between the drawing, the building, and the book. Binding Space demonstrates…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Design Research in Architecture

  • Building Regulations and Urban Form, 1200-1900

    Edited by Terry R. Slater, Sandra M.G. Pinto

    Towns are complicated places. It is therefore not surprising that from the beginnings of urban development, towns and town life have been regulated. Whether the basis of regulation was imposed or agreed, ultimately it was necessary to have a law-based system to ensure that disagreements could be…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Designed to Perform

    An Illustrated Guide to Providing Energy Efficient Homes

    By Tom Dollard

    This book is an illustrated practical design guide to delivering better energy performance in all types of new build homes. It takes the form of an annotated details book, with photos taken from live construction sites, with the content based around diagrams, drawings and photos by the author,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Designing for Wellbeing in Interiors

    By Elina Grigoriou, Richard Francis

    This 4-colour practical guide explores how the design of interior spaces impacts wellbeing. In the built environment, this topic is generally overlooked, even though it is one of the most important topics in sustainable building. This book will enable project teams to understand how specific…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Guide to JCT Intermediate Building Contract 2016

    By Sarah Lupton

    Guide to JCT Intermediate Building Contract 2016 is a practical guide to the operation and administration of JCTs IC16 suite of building contracts including both IC and ICD. All of the contracts provisions, procedures and conditions are organised and explained by subject, clearly distinguishing the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Guide to JCT Standard Building Contract 2016

    By Sarah Lupton

    Guide to JCT Standard Building Contract 2016 is a practical guide to the operation and administration of JCT’s SBC 2016 suite of building contracts (SBC/Q, SBC/AQ and SBC/XQ). All of the contracts’ provisions, procedures and conditions are organised and explained by subject, clearly distinguishing…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Lead Designer's Handbook

    The Lead Designer and Design Management

    By Dale Sinclair

    Despite co-ordination being the principal focus of the Lead Designer’s role, there is very little written about how to undertake these duties. What tools can the Lead Designer use to address the many complexities of developing a design as part of an iterative process? How can the Lead Designer…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Mediated Space

    By James Brown

    As the social media revolution embeds itself in our daily lives, and as those who once consumed media become producers, established broadcast media producers are witnessing the dissolution of trust in their established authority. Mediated Space critiques contemporary intersections of Architecture…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    RIBA Publishing

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