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  • The Sacred In-Between: The Mediating Roles of Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Barrie

    The sacred place was, and still is, an intermediate zone created in the belief that it has the ability to co-join the religious aspirants to their gods. An essential means of understanding this sacred architecture is through the recognition of its role as an ‘in-between’ place. Establishing the…

    Paperback – 2010-03-29
    Routledge

  • Transforming Children's Spaces

    Children's and Adults' Participation in Designing Learning Environments, 1st Edition

    By Alison Clark

    How can young children play an active role in developing the design of learning environments? What methods can be used to bring together children’s and practitioners’ views about their environment? What insights can young children offer into good designs for these children’s spaces? With the…

    Paperback – 2010-02-22
    Routledge

  • Materials and Meaning in Contemporary Japanese Architecture

    Tradition and Today, 1st Edition

    By Dana Buntrock

    In this beautiful and perceptive book, Dana Buntrock examines, for the first time, how tradition is incorporated into contemporary Japanese architecture. Looking at the work of five architects – Fumihiko Maki, Terunobu Fujimori, Ryoji Suzuki, Kengo Kuma, and Jun Aoki – Buntrock reveals…

    Paperback – 2010-02-22
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Solar Housing

    Volume One - Strategies and Solutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. Robert Hastings, Maria Wall

    This far-reaching and authoritative two-volume set examines a range of potential solutions for low-energy building design, considering different strategies (energy conservation and renewable energy) and technologies (relating to the building envelope, ventilation, heat delivery, heat production,…

    Paperback – 2009-10-27
    Routledge

  • Precedents in Zero-Energy Design

    Architecture and Passive Design in the 2007 Solar Decathlon, 1st Edition

    By Michael Zaretsky

    ‘Michael Zaretsky’s Precedents in Zero-Energy Design is such an important book … it will help readers recognize that design comes before technology – and renewable energy systems alone can’t solve the problems we face’ –  John D. Quale, Assistant Professor of Architecture and ecoMOD Project…

    Paperback – 2009-10-15
    Routledge

  • Design for Critical Care

    An Evidence-Based Approach, 1st Edition

    By D. Kirk Hamilton, Mardelle McCuskey Shepley

    It is now widely recognized that the physical environment has an impact on the physiology,psychology, and sociology of those who experience it. When designing a critical care unit,the demands on the architect or designer working together with the interdisciplinary teamof clinicians are highly…

    Paperback – 2009-09-30
    Routledge

  • Primary Care Centres

    2nd Edition

    By Geoffrey Purves

    Primary Care Centres explores the process of planning and designing buildings for frontline medical practice. Taking as a starting point the concept that good design contributes directly to healthy living, the book shows beneficial effects that a good design brief can bring to the staff, patients…

    Paperback – 2009-06-25
    Routledge

  • Design Criteria for Mosques and Islamic Centers

    1st Edition

    By Akel Kahera, Latif Abdulmalik, Craig Anz

    The design principles necessary to create functional and dynamic contemporary mosques can be hard to grasp for those unfamiliar with the Islamic faith. 'Design Criteria for Mosques and Islamic Centers' provides an easy-to-use and practical set of guidelines for mosque design, illustrated with 300…

    Paperback – 2009-06-19
    Routledge

  • Nothingness: Tadao Ando's Christian Sacred Space

    1st Edition

    By Jin Baek

    Based around an interview with Tadao Ando, this book explores the influence of the Buddhist concept of nothingness on Ando’s Christian architecture, and sheds new light on the cultural significance of the buildings of one of the world’s leading contemporary architects. Specifically, this book…

    Paperback – 2009-06-15
    Routledge

  • Refurbishment and Upgrading of Buildings

    2nd Edition

    By David Highfield, Christopher Gorse

    A detailed guide to the technical aspects of refurbishing and upgrading buildings, this book provides solutions to a range of problems, challenges and issues and is essential reading for all students studying building refurbishment at all levels. Includes: existing floor and wall…

    Paperback – 2009-05-27
    Spon Press

  • Architecture, Ethics and Globalization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Owen

    Bridging the gap between architectural theory and professional practice studies, this book offers critical inquiry into the shifting ground of ethical thought in the changing climate of the global economy. Looking at issues of contemporary significance to architectural critics, practitioners,…

    Paperback – 2009-05-22
    Routledge

  • Modern Hospice Design

    The Architecture of Palliative Care, 1st Edition

    By Ken Worpole

    There is a global public debate going on about care for the elderly and the dying, and what is meant by good quality palliative care. This book begins with the rise of the modern hospice movement, begun in 1967. Today there are 8,500 modern hospice projects in 123 countries. The hospice…

    Paperback – 2009-05-18
    Routledge

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