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  • Architectural Colossi and the Human Body

    Buildings and Metaphors

    By Charalampos Politakis

    The human body has been used as both a model and metaphor in architecture since antiquity. This book explores how it has been an inspiration for the exterior form of architectural colossi through the years. It considers the body as a source of architectural and artistic representation and in doing…

    Hardback – 2017-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Why are Most Buildings Rectangular?

    And Other Essays on Geometry and Architecture

    By Philip Steadman

    This book brings together a dozen of Philip Steadman’s essays and papers on the geometry of architectural and urban form, written over the last twelve years. New introductions link the papers and set them in context. There are two large themes: a morphological approach to the history of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-08 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Cinematic Aided Design

    An Everyday Life Approach to Architecture

    By Francois Penz

    Cinematic Aided Design: An Everyday Life Approach to Architecture provides architects, planners, designer practitioners, politicians and decision makers with a new awareness of the practice of everyday life through the medium of film. This novel approach will also appeal to film scholars and film…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Modern Residential Construction Practices

    By David A. Madsen, David P. Madsen

    Modern Residential Construction Practices provides easy-to-read, comprehensive and highly illustrated coverage of residential building construction practices that conform to industry standards in the United States and Canada. Each chapter provides complete descriptions, real-world practices,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Interiors Beyond Architecture

    Edited by Deborah Schneiderman, Amy Campos

    Interiors Beyond Architecture proposes an expanded impact for interior design that transcends the inside of buildings, analysing significant interiors that engage space outside of the disciplinary boundaries of architecture. It presents contemporary case studies from a historically nuanced and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge

  • Passive House Details

    Solutions for High-Performance Design

    By Donald B. Corner, Jan C. Fillinger, Alison G. Kwok

    Passive House Details introduces the concepts, principles, and design processes of building ultralow-energy buildings. The objective of this book is to provide design goals, research, analysis, systems, details, and inspiring images of some of the most energy-efficient, carbon-neutral, healthy and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Energy Modeling in Architectural Design

    By Timothy L. Hemsath, Kaveh Alagheh Bandhosseini

    Energy Modeling in Architectural Design demonstrates how design elements can lead to energy savings, to help you reduce the energy footprint of your buildings. In addition to identifying climate opportunities, you’ll also learn fundamental passive design elements for software-agnostic energy…

    Paperback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge

  • LabStudio

    Design Research between Architecture and Biology

    By Jenny E. Sabin, Peter Lloyd Jones

    LabStudio: Design Research between Architecture and Biology introduces the concept of the research design laboratory in which funded research and trans-disciplinary participants achieve radical advances in science, design, and applied architectural practice. The book demonstrates to natural…

    Paperback – 2017-07-19 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • Drawing the Unbuildable

    Seriality and Reproduction in Architecture

    By Nerma Cridge

    Architecture is conventionally seen as being synonymous with building. In contrast, this book introduces and defines a new category - the unbuildable. The unbuildable involves projects that are not just unbuilt, but cannot be built. This distinct form of architectural project has an important and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

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