Architectural Design, Drawing and Presentation Products

  • Marco Frascari's Dream House

    A Theory of Imagination

    By Marco Frascari, Federica Goffi

    This previously unpublished work is a must read for anyone who has followed Marco Frascari’s scholarship and teachings over the last three decades. It also provides the perfect introduction for anyone new to his writings. As ever, Marco does not offer prescriptive tools and frameworks to enact his…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08 
    Routledge

  • Loft Conversion Handbook

    By Construction Products Association

    This book is an easy-to-use handbook, providing architects and builders with up-to-date guidance on managing loft conversions and ensuring they achieve compliance with the Building Regulations. It brings together solutions offered in the Approved Documents and third tier guidance, such as industry…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Theater Planning

    Facilities for Performing Arts and Live Entertainment

    By Gene Leitermann

    This book introduces theater planning to students and practitioners of each field, and provides a detailed guide to the process and the technical requirements particular to theater buildings. Part I is a guide to the concepts and practices of architecture and construction, as applied to performing…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Focal Press
    100 Cases

  • Architecture and Identity

    Responses to Cultural and Technological Change, 3rd Edition

    By Chris Abel

    Expanding his collected essays on architectural theory and criticism, Chris Abel pursues his explorations across disciplinary and regional boundaries in search of a deeper understanding of architecture in the evolution of human culture and identity formation. From his earliest writings predicting…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24 
    Routledge

  • Disability, Space, Architecture: A Reader

    By Jos Boys

    Disability, Space, Architecture: A Reader takes a groundbreaking approach to exploring the interconnections between disability, architecture and cities. The contributions come from architecture, geography, anthropology, health studies, English language and literature, art history, disability…

    Paperback – 2017-02-22 
    Routledge

  • Designbuild Education

    Edited by Chad Kraus

    Designbuild Education adopts the intellectual framework of American Pragmatism, which is a theory of action, to investigate architects’ compelling urge to build and how that manifests in collegiate designbuild programs. Organized into four themes—people, poetics, process, and practice—the book…

    Paperback – 2017-02-17 
    Routledge

  • Offsite Architecture

    constructing the future

    Edited by Ryan E. Smith, John D. Quale

    Architects have been intrigued by prefabricated construction since the early 20th century. Recent advances in design, engineering and manufacturing processes have led to a significant expansion in the use of pre-assembled components which are fitted to finished structures on site. Collectively,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-08 
    Routledge

  • Making Places for People

    12 Questions Every Designer Should Ask

    By Christie Johnson Coffin, Jenny Young

    Making Places for People explores twelve social questions in environmental design. Authors Christie Johnson Coffin and Jenny Young bring perspectives from practice and teaching to challenge assumptions about how places meet human needs. The book reveals deeper complexities in addressing basic…

    Paperback – 2017-01-26 
    Routledge

  • The Recovery of Natural Environments in Architecture

    Air, Comfort and Climate

    By C. Alan Short

    The Recovery of Natural Environments in Architecture challenges the modern practice of sealing up and mechanically cooling public scaled buildings in whichever climate and environment they are located. This book unravels the extremely complex history of understanding and perception of air, bad air,…

    Paperback – 2017-01-20 
    Routledge
    Building Research and Information

  • The Designer’s Field Guide to Collaboration

    By Caryn Brause

    The Designer’s Field Guide to Collaboration provides practitioners and students with the tools necessary to collaborate effectively with a wide variety of partners in an increasingly socially complex and technology-driven design environment. Beautifully illustrated with color images, the book draws…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19 
    Routledge

  • Narrative Architecture

    A Designer's Story

    By Sylvain De Bleeckere, Sebastiaan Gerards

    Narrative Architecture explores the postmodern concept of narrative architecture from four perspectives: thinking, imagining, educating, and designing, to give you an original view on our postmodern era and architectural culture. Authors Sylvain De Bleeckere and Sebastiaan Gerards outline the ideas…

    Paperback – 2017-01-11 
    Routledge

  • Creating Urban Agricultural Systems

    An Integrated Approach to Design

    By Gundula Proksch

    Creating Urban Agriculture Systems provides you with background, expertise, and inspiration for designing with urban agriculture. It shows you how to grow food in buildings and cities, operate growing systems, and integrate them with natural cycles and existing infrastructures. It teaches you the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge

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