Architectural Reference Products

  • 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 – 2017-12-22 
    Routledge

  • Steel Design

    Edited by Paul W. McMullin, Jonathan S. Price

    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 – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Architect's Guidebooks to Structures

  • Managing Quality in Architecture

    Integrating BIM, Risk & 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 3 years to upgrade their quality systems to…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17 
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of the Facade

    By Randall Korman

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    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 – 2017-10-16 
    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

  • Special Structural Topics

    Edited by Paul W. McMullin, Jonathan S. Price, Sarah Simchuk

    Special Structural Topics covers specialty structural situations for students and professional architects and engineers, such as soil mechanics, structural retrofit, structural integrity, cladding design, blast considerations, vibration, and structural sustainability. As part of the Architect’s…

    Paperback – 2017-07-21
    Routledge
    Architect's Guidebooks to Structures

  • Case Study Strategies for Architects and Designers

    Integrative Data Research Methods

    By Marja Sarvimaki

    Case Study Strategies for Architects and Designers explains methods in evidence-based design, also called practice-based research, to show you the value of research to your designs. Topics covered pertain to data collection and analysis techniques, including surveys, interviews, fieldwork…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Modernity

    Enlightenment and Revolution – ideal and unforeseen consequence

    By Christopher Tadgell

    The seventh book in the Architecture in Context series, this is a comprehensive survey of the European tradition of architecture from the pre-dawn of the Enlightenment in early Georgian England to the triumph of Brutalism in the seventh decade of the twentieth century. The three main sections are…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01
    Routledge
    Architecture in Context

  • The West

    From the advent of Christendom to the eve of Reformation

    By Christopher Tadgell

    This volume tells the story of European architecture in the ‘middle ages’ – from the destruction by northern barbarians of Rome and the urban society it had fostered to the rediscovery of Classical values and the rebirth of humanism in 15th-century Italy. This period saw the evolution of feudalism,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01
    Routledge
    Architecture in Context

  • Transformations

    Baroque and Rococo in the age of absolutism and the Church Triumphant

    By Christopher Tadgell

    Unprecedented in scope – like its companion volume on the High Renaissance, Mannerism – this sixth volume in the Architecture in Context series traces the development of architecture and decoration in the 17th and early 18th centuries – particularly the transformation of rationalist Classical…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01
    Routledge
    Architecture in Context

  • The East

    Buddhists, Hindus and the Sons of Heaven

    By Christopher Tadgell

    The East, the second in a series of seven books that describe and illustrate the seminal architectural traditions of the world, is a survey of unparalleled range and depth. The journey starts on the Indian subcontinent with the Vedic and native traditions of the 2nd millennium BCE, modified by the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01
    Routledge
    Architecture in Context

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