Architectural History Products

  • Adaptive Reuse of the Built Heritage

    Concepts and Cases of an Emerging Discipline, 1st Edition

    By Bie Plevoets, Koenraad Van Cleempoel

    Adaptive reuse – the process of repairing and restoring existing buildings for new or continued use – is becoming an essential part of architectural practice. As mounting demographic, economic, and ecological challenges limit opportunities for new construction, architects increasingly focus on…

    Paperback – 2019-05-08
    Routledge

  • Twentieth Century Town Halls

    Architecture of Democracy, 1st Edition

    By John Stewart

    This is the first book to examine the development of the town hall during the twentieth century and the way in which these civic buildings have responded to the dramatic political, social and architectural changes which took place during the period. Following an overview of the history of the town…

    Hardback – 2019-02-22
    Routledge

  • The New Tenement

    Residences in the Inner City Since 1970, 1st Edition

    By Florian Urban

    This book examines "new tenements"—dense, medium-rise, multi-storey residences that have been the backbone of European inner-city regeneration since the 1970s and came with a new positive view on urban living. Focusing principally on Berlin, Copenhagen, Glasgow, Rotterdam, and Vienna, it relates…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Building Design

    Learning from nineteenth-century innovations, 1st Edition

    By Vidar Lerum

    A twenty-first century renaissance is emerging in architecture. After a century of building designs characterized by high energy demand, low quality lighting and poor thermal comfort, the fundamental questions must be asked again: is there a better path to designing the most energy efficient,…

    Paperback – 2015-09-11
    Routledge

  • Skins, Envelopes, and Enclosures

    Concepts for Designing Building Exteriors, 1st Edition

    By Mayine L. Yu

    Integrate the best building envelope construction methods, materials science, and structural principles in your work using this book as a resource to help you… With more than seventy significant case studies located in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia from prehistory to the present,…

    Paperback – 2013-11-18
    Routledge

  • The Conservation Movement: A History of Architectural Preservation

    Antiquity to Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Miles Glendinning

    Winner of the 2016 Antoinette Forrester Downing Award presented by the Society of Architectural Historians. In many cities across the world, particularly in Europe, old buildings form a prominent part of the built environment, and we often take it for granted that their contribution is…

    Paperback – 2013-01-18
    Routledge

  • Tower and Slab

    Histories of Global Mass Housing, 1st Edition

    By Florian Urban

    Tower and Slab looks at the contradictory history of the modernist mass housing block - home to millions of city dwellers around the world. Few urban forms have roused as much controversy. While in the United States decades-long criticism caused the demolition of most mass housing projects for the…

    Paperback – 2011-09-05
    Routledge

  • To-Morrow

    A Peaceful Path to Real Reform, 1st Edition

    By E. Howard, Sir Peter Hall, Dennis Hardy, Colin Ward

    Ebenezer Howard's To-Morrow is deservedly the most famous publication in the history of town planning. Originally published in 1898 and repeatedly thereafter, it sparked the garden city movement across the world, and fundamentally changed the terms of debate in urban planning. This new…

    Paperback – 2009-10-26
    Routledge

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