Architectural Reference Products

  • Lacan for Architects

    By Lorens Holm

    Jacques Lacan's impact on intellectual culture in the twentieth century has been profound, and yet his rather baroque style of exposition, his penchant for involution, has limited his impact on other discourses. This text makes his work on the nature of the ‘speaking subject’ available to…

    Paperback – 2018-07-02 
    Routledge
    Thinkers for Architects

  • Women in Architecture

    Edited by Sumita Singha

    Women in architecture have always existed, perhaps not as professionals but always as influencers at many levels. Then during wars in the absence of men, women took on the traditionally masculine roles of design and construction easily. The river Thames is graced by a bridge built entirely by a…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Architecture

  • The Portfolio

    A Guide for Architects and Designers, 2nd Edition

    By Igor Marjanović, Katerina Rüedi Ray, Lesley Naa Norle Lokko, Elisa Kim

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Diagramming the Big Idea

    Methods for Architectural Composition, 2nd Edition

    By Jeffrey Balmer, Michael T. Swisher

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Research Methods and Techniques in Architecture

    By Elzbieta Danuta Niezabitowska

    A strictly scientific approach to research design in architecture is no longer adequate. With contemporary considerations like behavior, health, and environmental protection, architects and students alike need holistic research methodologies that incorporate qualitative elements as well as more…

    Paperback – 2018-05-24 
    Routledge

  • Metric Handbook

    Planning and Design Data, 6th Edition

    Edited by Pamela Buxton

    Significantly updated in reference to the latest construction standards and new building types Sustainable design integrated into chapters throughout Over half of the entire book has now been updated since 2015 Over 100,000 copies sold to successive generations of architects and designers…

    Paperback – 2018-02-16 
    Routledge

  • Sustainaspeak

    A Guide to Sustainable Design Terms

    By Elizabeth Lewis

    Architecture 2030; BUG; Biophilic Design; BIPV; Circular Economy; LEED; Passive Design; Solar Chimney; Systems Thinking; WELL; Xeriscaping. What does it all mean? The complex and evolving language used in the sustainable design community can be very challenging, particularly to those new to…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Steel Design

    Edited by Paul W. McMullin, Jonathan S. Price, Richard T. Seelos

    Steel Design covers steel design fundamentals for architects and engineers, such as tension elements, flexural elements, shear and torsion, compression elements, connections, and lateral design. As part of the Architect’s Guidebooks to Structures series it provides a comprehensive overview using…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Architect's Guidebooks to Structures

  • Building the Architect's Character

    Explorations in Traits

    By Kendra Schank Smith, Albert C. Smith

    An understanding of architects’ character traits can offer important insights into how they design buildings. These traits include leadership skills necessary to coordinate a team, honest and ethical behavior, being well educated and possessing a life-long love of learning, flexibility,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-13
    Routledge

  • Managing Quality in Architecture

    Integrating BIM, Risk and Design Process, 2nd Edition

    By Charles Nelson

    Completely revised throughout for this second edition, Managing Quality in Architecture addresses the new ISO 9001 standards after the significant 2015 revision. ISO 9001 is the global standard for quality, and firms certified under the 2008 edition have three years to upgrade their quality systems…

    Paperback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

  • Le Corbusier

    Edited by Graham Livesey, Antony Moulis

    Le Corbusier (1887-1965), born Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris in La Chaux-de-Fonds (Switzerland), is considered by many to be the most influential architect of the twentieth century. Educated in his hometown in the Arts and Crafts tradition under his mentor Charles L’Éplattenier, his early training…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06
    Routledge
    Critical Assessments in Architecture

  • Remembering Places: A Memoir

    By Joseph Rykwert

    Born in Warsaw in 1926, Joseph Rykwert is one of the best-known critics and historians of architecture. One of very few writers to be awarded the RIBA’s highest honour, the Royal Gold Medal, in 2014, and author of countless books and essays, his influence over the past 60 years cannot be…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28
    Routledge

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