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  • Timber Gridshells

    Architecture, Structure and Craft

    By John Chilton, Gabriel Tang

    Throughout history, people have constructed simple timber lattice shelters such as the tepee or yurt, covered with animal skins, leaves, grasses and woven fabrics. Over the last fifty years, more sophisticated ‘webs of wood’ have emerged, with timber gridshells in particular becoming a structurally…

    Paperback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge

  • Designing Schools

    Space, Place and Pedagogy

    Edited by Kate Darian-Smith, Julie Willis

    Designing Schools explores the close connections between the design of school buildings and educational practices throughout the twentieth century to today. Through international cases studies that span the Americas, Europe, Africa and Australia, this volume examines historical innovations in…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Agriculture

    A Rural Design Guide

    By Dewey Thorbeck

    Architecture and Agriculture: A Rural Design Guide presents architectural guidelines for buildings designed and constructed in rural landscapes by emphasizing their connections with function, culture, climate, and place. Following on from the author’s first book Rural Design, the book discusses in…

    Paperback – 2016-09-13 
    Routledge

  • Architectural System Structures

    Integrating Design Complexity in Industrialised Construction

    By Kasper Sanchez Vibaek

    This book proposes a system structure in architectural design that conceptualises a systemic level in architecture and construction that lies between general construction techniques and specific architectural results. In order to make such a system structure operational, the elaboration of a model…

    Paperback – 2016-09-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Architectural Temperance

    Spain and Rome, 1700-1759

    By Victor Deupi

    Architectural Temperance examines relations between Bourbon Spain and papal Rome (1700-1759) through the lens of cultural politics. With a focus on key Spanish architects sent to study in Rome by the Bourbon Kings, the book also discusses the establishment of a program of architectural education at…

    Paperback – 2016-09-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • An Architecture of Parts: Architects, Building Workers and Industrialisation in Britain 1940 - 1970

    By Christine Wall

    This book is unique in describing the history of post war reconstruction from an entirely new perspective by focusing on the changing relationship between architects and building workers. It considers individual, as well as collective, interactions with technical change and in doing so brings…

    Paperback – 2016-09-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Future Campus

    Edited by Ian Taylor

    This book aims to help architects, design teams and University clients (estates departments, and academics) in their pursuit of practical and innovative solutions for the creation of enabling higher education learning environments. It includes abundant examples of solutions to design problems and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Programming the Built Environment (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser

    Architectural programming – the analysis of any given environment to satisfy users’ needs – has become a given prerequisite to the design process. The programming process is often a complicated one: users’ present and future needs must be identified; space allowances, often predetermined, must be…

    Paperback – 2016-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Place, Time and Being in Japanese Architecture

    By Kevin Nute

    This work examines built forms which, by actively celebrating a particular place, time or pattern of material being, seem able in a number of ways to enhance our experience of existence. In addition to highlighting the transcultural human benefits of such environments, Place, Time and Being in…

    Paperback – 2016-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Adaptable Architecture

    Theory and practice

    By Robert Schmidt III, Simon Austin

    Adaptable Architecture provides thought-provoking and inquisitive insights into how we can prolong the useful life of buildings by designing them to be more adaptable, and hence create a more sustainable built environment. The book provides a theoretical foundation counterpointed by the experiences…

    Paperback – 2016-07-06
    Routledge

  • Place-Based Spaces for Networked Learning

    Edited by Lucila Carvalho, Peter Goodyear, Maarten de Laat

    With the boundaries of place softened and extended by digital communications technologies, learning in a networked society necessitates new distributions of activity across time, space, media, and people; and this development is no longer exclusive to formally designated spaces such as school…

    Paperback – 2016-07-05
    Routledge

  • German Concrete, 1819-1877

    The science of cement from Trass to Portland

    By Salvatore Aprea

    This book provides a comprehensive account of how the modern expertise in building with concrete arose in Germany, during the first three quarters of the 19th century. Based on careful analyses of ancient documents and literature, it reconstructs an engaging history of master builders, engineers,…

    Hardback – 2016-06-30
    EPFL Press

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