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  • Sports Facilities and Technologies

    1st Edition

    By Peter Culley, John Pascoe

    Developers, designers and operators are increasingly needing to create versatile sport and leisure amenities that are of lasting value to local and wider communities. Placing facilities design and operation at the heart of sports development, this book adopts a holistic approach, integrating…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12
    Routledge

  • What Architecture Means

    Connecting Ideas and Design, 1st Edition

    By Denise Costanzo

    What Architecture Means introduces you to architecture and allows you to explore the connections between design ideas and values across time, space, and culture. It equips you to play an active and informed role in architecture either as a professional or as a consumer, client, and citizen. By…

    Paperback – 2015-08-03
    Routledge

  • American Architects and the Single-Family Home

    Lessons Learned from the Architects' Small House Service Bureau, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa M. Tucker

    American Architects and the Single-Family Home explains how a small group of architects started the Architects’ Small House Service Bureau in 1919 and changed the course of twentieth-century residential design for the better. Concepts and principles they developed related to public spaces, private…

    Paperback – 2015-07-27
    Routledge

  • Integrating Care

    The architecture of the comprehensive health centre, 1st Edition

    By Justin De Syllas

    This book provides a timely review of the contemporary interpretation of the ‘comprehensive health centre’, a building type that was originally advocated by health reformers in the UK in the first half of the twentieth century. The book discusses the development of this idea, the failure under the…

    Paperback – 2015-06-10
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Housing Reconstruction

    Designing resilient housing after natural disasters, 1st Edition

    By Esther Charlesworth, Iftekhar Ahmed

    Through 12 case studies from Australia, Bangladesh, Haiti, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and the USA, this book focuses on the housing reconstruction process after an earthquake, tsunami, cyclone, flood or fire. Design of post-disaster housing is not simply replacing the destroyed house but, as these case…

    Paperback – 2015-05-29
    Routledge

  • Bamboo Gridshells

    1st Edition

    By David Rockwood

    This highly illustrated text brings together two areas which have both grown in popularity in recent years: gridshells and bamboo. Bamboo is a fast-growing, naturally available, renewable resource which is quite strong and lends itself to structural applications. In this unique text, David…

    Paperback – 2015-05-08
    Routledge

  • Beyond Live/Work

    The Architecture of Home-based Work, 1st Edition

    By Frances Holliss

    Beyond Live/Work: the architecture of home-based work explores the old but neglected building type that combines dwelling and workplace, the ‘workhome’. It traces a previously untold architectural history illustrated by images of largely forgotten buildings. Despite having existed for hundreds, if…

    Paperback – 2015-03-16
    Routledge

  • BIG little house

    Small Houses Designed by Architects, 1st Edition

    By Donna Kacmar

     What are the challenges architects face when designing dwelling spaces of a limited size? And what can these projects tell us about architecture – and architectural principles – in general? In BIG little house, award-winning architect Donna Kacmar introduces twenty real-life examples of small…

    Paperback – 2015-02-11
    Routledge

  • University Planning and Architecture

    The search for perfection, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Coulson, Paul Roberts, Isabelle Taylor

    The environment of a university – what we term a campus – is a place with special resonance. They have long been the setting for some of history’s most exciting experiments in the design of the built environment. Christopher Wren at Cambridge, Le Corbusier at Harvard, and Norman Foster at the Free…

    Hardback – 2015-02-11
    Routledge

  • Design Tools for Evidence-Based Healthcare Design

    1st Edition

    By Michael Phiri

    The growing movement towards evidence-based healthcare design has largely emphasised a change of culture and attitudes. It has advocated for new ways of working, but until now, it has not focused on equipping healthcare clients and their designers with the practical means to exploit the potential…

    Paperback – 2014-12-18
    Routledge

  • The Invisible Houses

    Rethinking and designing low-cost housing in developing countries, 1st Edition

    By Gonzalo Lizarralde

    Winner of the ACSA/AIA Housing Design Education Award! There is an increased interest among architects, urban specialists and design professionals to contribute to solve "the housing problem" in developing countries. The Invisible Houses takes us on a journey through the slums and informal…

    Paperback – 2014-12-15
    Routledge

  • Best Tall Buildings

    A Global Overview of 2014 Skyscrapers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antony Wood, Steven Henry, Daniel Safarik

    The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is the world’s foremost authority on tall buildings. This book chronicles the annual awards process, in which the CTBUH recognizes outstanding tall buildings and design innovations that advance the potential of integrated sustainability in…

    Hardback – 2014-12-09
    Routledge

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