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  • The Changing Shape of Architecture

    Further Cases of Integrating Research and Design in Practice

    By Michael Hensel, Fredrik Nilsson

    Following on from The Changing Shape of Practice, this new book expands upon the author’s exploration into how architectural practices worldwide are dealing with increasingly complex design requirements. This new volume provides a handbook of examples for practices that wish to integrate more…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • How Drawings Work

    A User-Friendly Theory

    By Susan C. Piedmont-Palladino

    How Drawings Work cheekily explains that what architects make is information that enables other people to make buildings. That information comes in a variety of forms: drawings by hand and computer, models both physical and virtual, and words as needed. The book reflects in witty prose on the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16 
    Routledge

  • Social Value in Construction

    By Ani Raiden, Martin Loosemore, Christopher Gorse, Andrew King

    While the concept of social value is not new, recent interest in social value in construction has grown because of new social procurement legislation around the world and an increasing acceptance of the need to ensure construction projects provide social value, rather than simply economic value.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-07 
    Routledge

  • The Design Student's Journey

    understanding How Designers Think

    By Bryan Lawson

    Being a professional designer is one of the most intellectually rewarding careers. Learning to become a designer can be tremendous fun but it can also be frustrating and at times painful. What you have to do to become a designer is not often clearly laid out and can seem mysterious. Over the past…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Ethics

    By Thomas Fisher

    Ethics is one of the most important and least understood aspects of design practice. In his latest book, Thomas Fisher shows how ethics are inherent to the making of architecture – and how architecture offers an unusual and useful way of looking at ethics. The Architecture of Ethics helps students…

    Paperback – 2018-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Design Thinking

    A Guide to Creative Problem Solving for Everyone

    By Andrew Pressman

    Design thinking is a powerful process that facilitates understanding and framing of problems, enables creative solutions, and may provide fresh perspectives on our physical and social landscapes. Not just for architects or product developers, design thinking can be applied across many disciplines…

    Paperback – 2018-11-06 
    Routledge

  • Home Extension Design

    2nd Edition

    By Julian Owen

    This book is a practical guide for homeowners, with checklists and guidance on how to make their project successful. Most people considering a significant alteration to their home have no experience or knowledge of the process that has to be followed to make their project successful, and the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Pathways to Well-Being in Design

    Examples from the Arts, Humanities and the Built Environment

    Edited by Richard Coles, Sandra Costa, Sharon Watson

    How can we achieve and promote well-being? Drawing on examples from the arts, humanities, and design, this book brings together work from a wide range of areas to reveal the unique ways in which different disciplines approach the universal goal of supporting well-being. Pathways to Well-Being in…

    Paperback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • Structure and Architecture

    3rd Edition

    By Angus MacDonald

    This thoroughly updated edition of Angus Macdonald’s insightful book Structure and Architecture offers an in depth analysis of structural design and its relationship with architecture. It draws on clear explanations of the connections between structural form, structural performance and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-19 
    Routledge

  • Time Frames

    Conservation Policies for Twentieth-Century Architectural Heritage

    Edited by Ugo Carughi, Massimo Visone

    Time Frames provides a reconnaissance on the conservation rules and current protection policies of more than 100 countries, with particular attention to the emerging nations and twentieth-century architecture. The contributions illustrate the critical issues related to architectural listings, with…

    Paperback – 2018-10-12 
    Routledge

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