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  • School Design Matters

    How School Design Relates to the Practice and Experience of Schooling

    Edited by Harry Daniels, Andrew Stables, Hau Ming Tse, Sarah Cox

    The Design Matters? project on which this book is based produced the most accurate picture ever of the effects of school design on the practice and experience of school, from perspectives of teachers, students and parents. This book reviews its fascinating conclusions and shows how school design…

    Paperback – 2018-12-25 

  • Healthcare Architecture as Infrastructure

    Open Building in Practice

    Edited by Stephen H. Kendall

    Architects and healthcare clients are increasingly coming to recognize that, once built, healthcare facilities are almost immediately subject to physical alterations which both respond to and affect healthcare practices. This puts into question the traditional ways in which these facilities are…

    Paperback – 2018-12-06 

  • The New Public Library

    Design Innovation for the Twenty-First Century

    By R. Thomas Hille

    The New Public Library is an in-depth design study of an exemplary collection of recent public libraries, and the historical precedents that have informed and inspired their development. An introductory overview presents seven critical themes that characterize public library design, past and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03 

  • Housing, Architecture and the Edge Condition

    Dublin is building, 1935 - 1975

    By Ellen Rowley

    This book presents an architectural overview of Dublin’s mass-housing building boom from the 1930s to the 1970s. During this period, Dublin Corporation built tens of thousands of two-storey houses, developing whole communities from virgin sites and green fields at the city’s edge, while tentatively…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Julian Abele

    Architect and the Beaux Arts

    By Dreck Spurlock Wilson

    Julian Abele, Architect and the Beaux Arts uncovers the life of one of the first African American architects. Despite racial segregation at the beginning of the 20th century, Abele received his architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Wilson traces Abele’s progress as he went on to…

    Hardback – 2018-11-14 
    Minorities in Architecture

  • Designing Sacred Spaces

    By Sherin Wing

    Sacred spaces exemplify some of the most exciting and challenging architecture today. Designing Sacred Spaces tells the inside story of seven architecture firms and their approaches to designing churches, mosques, synagogues and temples, monasteries and retreats. Twenty beautifully illustrated case…

    Paperback – 2018-10-31 

  • Architecture and the Modern Hospital

    Nosokomeion to Hygeia

    By Julie Willis, Philip Goad, Cameron Logan

    More than any other building type in the twentieth century, the hospital was connected to transformations in the health of populations and expectations of lifespan. From the scale of public health to the level of the individual, the architecture of the modern hospital has reshaped knowledge about…

    Hardback – 2018-10-26 
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Modernism and American Mid-20th Century Sacred Architecture

    Edited by Anat Geva

    Embracing the challenges of creating sacred spaces that incorporated modernist architecture, liturgical change, and evolving congregations, mid-20th Century sacred architecture in America sought to bridge modernism with religion by abstracting cultural and faith traditions and pushing the envelope…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26 

  • Interior Design for Small Dwellings

    By Sherrill Baldwin Halbe, Rose K Mark

    Interior Design for Small Dwellings addresses the onrush of interest in smaller homes and the possibility that small dwellings might be the answer to housing needs and sustainability. The book explores key principles essential to residing and designing small interiors with emphasis on client…

    Paperback – 2018-10-24 

  • Istanbul

    Informal Settlements and Generative Urbanism

    By Noah Billig

    Istanbul: Informal Settlements and Generative Urbanism analyses two informal housing settlements in Istanbul, Turkey, Karanfilköy and Fatih Sultan Mehmet, to examine how generatively built structures and neighbourhoods can be successfully realised in a modern, burgeoning urban context. Generative…

    Hardback – 2018-10-16 
    Built Environment City Studies

  • Cantilever Architecture

    By Kyoung Sun Moon

    Cantilever Architecture shows you how to integrate cantilever designs into your building from conception, to help you create support-free structures without the need for columns or walls, whether for balconies, stairs, to occupy the air rights of the lot next door, or to build super tall buildings.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-21 

  • A History of Russian Exposition and Festival Architecture


    Edited by Alla Aronova, Alexander Ortenberg

    This collection of thirteen vignettes addresses several important episodes in the history of Russian temporary architecture and public art, from the royal festivals during the times of Peter the Great up to the recent venues including the Sochi Winter Olympics. The forms and the circumstances…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10 
    Routledge Research in Architecture

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