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  • Design for Mental and Behavioral Health

    1st Edition

    By Mardelle McCuskey Shepley, Samira Pasha

    Studies confirm that the physical environment influences health outcomes, emotional state, preference, satisfaction and orientation, but very little research has focused on mental and behavioural health settings. This book summarizes design principles and design research for individuals who are…

    Paperback – 2017-05-17
    Routledge

  • Understanding Tall Buildings

    A Theory of Placemaking, 1st Edition

    By Kheir Al-Kodmany

    In recent years, the rapid pace of tall building construction has fostered a certain kind of placelessness, with many new tall buildings being built out of scale, context and place. By analyzing hundreds of tall buildings and by providing hundreds of visuals that inspire, stimulate and engage,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15
    Routledge

  • Reinventing an Urban Vernacular

    Developing Sustainable Housing Prototypes for Cities Based on Traditional Strategies, 1st Edition

    By Terry Moor

    With increasing population and its associated demand on our limited resources, we need to rethink our current strategies for construction of multifamily buildings in urban areas. Reinventing an Urban Vernacular addresses these new demands for smaller and more efficient housing units adapted to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge

  • House and Home

    Cultural Contexts, Ontological Roles, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Barrie

    House and home are words routinely used to describe where and how one lives. This book challenges predominant definitions and argues that domesticity fundamentally satisfies the human need to create and inhabit a defined place in the world. Consequently, house and home have performed numerous…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Theater Planning

    Facilities for Performing Arts and Live Entertainment, 1st Edition

    By Gene Leitermann

    This book introduces the concepts of theater planning, and provides a detailed guide to the process and the technical requirements particular to theater buildings. Part I is a guide to the concepts and practices of architecture and construction, as applied to performing arts buildings. Part II is…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge

  • Disability, Space, Architecture: A Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jos Boys

    Disability, Space, Architecture: A Reader takes a groundbreaking approach to exploring the interconnections between disability, architecture and cities. The contributions come from architecture, geography, anthropology, health studies, English language and literature, rhetoric and composition, art…

    Paperback – 2017-02-15
    Routledge

  • Design Intervention (Routledge Revivals)

    Toward a More Humane Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Jacqueline Vischer, Edward White

    Design Intervention: Toward a More Humane Architecture, first published in 1991, intends to demonstrate that interest in social issues is alive and well in architecture, that there is a small but effective cadre of dedicated professionals who continue to commit themselves to solving social problems…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Pueblo Style and Regional Architecture (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas C. Markovich, Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Fred G. Sturm

    Few architectural styles evoke so strong a sense of place as Pueblo architecture. This book brings together experts from architecture and art, archaeology and anthropology, philosophy and history, considering Pueblo style not simply architecturally, but within its cultural, religious, economic, and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Public Transport

    Its Planning, Management and Operation, 6th Edition

    By Peter R. White

    Public Transport provides an accessible introductory text to the field of public transport systems, covering bus, coach, rail, metro, domestic air and taxi modes. The market structure is set out, together with data collection methods. The technology of bus and rail systems is introduced with…

    Paperback – 2016-12-01
    Routledge
    Natural and Built Environment Series

  • Timber Gridshells

    Architecture, Structure and Craft, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-10-18
    Routledge

  • Architectural System Structures

    Integrating Design Complexity in Industrialised Construction, 1st Edition

    By Kasper Sánchez Vibæk

    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 – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Architectural Temperance

    Spain and Rome, 1700-1759, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

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