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  • Advancing Wood Architecture

    A Computational Approach

    Edited by Achim Menges, Tobias Schwinn, Oliver David Krieg

    In light of environmental challenges architecture is facing, wood is no longer regarded as outmoded, nostalgic, and rooted in the past, but increasingly recognized as one of the most promising building materials for the future. Recent years have seen unprecedented innovation of new technologies for…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09 
    Routledge

  • Proceedings of the International Symposium on Design Review (Routledge Revivals)

    University of Cincinnati, October 8-11, 1992

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Brenda Case Scheer

    First published in 1992, this book collects together the papers presented at the International Symposium on Design Review which was held to address the growing tendency of local governments to institute programs of aesthetic control. The editor argues that the widespread adoption of design review…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Integrating Programming, Evaluation and Participation in Design (Routledge Revivals)

    A Theory Z Approach

    By Henry Sanoff

    First published in 1992, this book is about making connections that may lead towards a new professionalism, since the past several decades have given rise mainly to new kinds of specialists in the areas of programming, evaluation, and participation. The implications for such integration are far…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Urban Squares as Places, Links and Displays

    Successes and Failures

    By Jon Lang, Nancy Marshall

    To attract investment and tourists and to enhance the quality of life of their citizens, municipal authorities are paying considerable attention to the quality of the public domain of their cities – including their urban squares. Politicians find them good places for rallies. Children consider…

    Paperback – 2016-07-29 
    Routledge

  • Seismic Isolation for Architects

    By Andrew Charleson, Adriana Guisasola

    Seismic isolation offers the highest degree of earthquake protection to buildings and their inhabitants. Modern applications of the technology are less than 50 years old and uptake in seismically active regions continues to soar. Seismic Isolation for Architects is a comprehensive introduction to…

    Paperback – 2016-07-25 
    Routledge

  • Autotelic Architect

    Changing world, changing practice

    By Sumita Sinha

    Autotelic Architect explores how movements towards more self-initiated projects, greater collaboration and design activism have changed how architects and designers are practicing, as well as the kinds of projects they are working on. Similar to the autotelic self that transforms potential problems…

    Paperback – 2016-07-05 
    Routledge

  • Future Visions of Urban Public Housing (Routledge Revivals)

    An International Forum, November 17-20, 1994

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, David P. Varady, Francis P. Russell

    First published in 1994, this book brings together the papers presented at the International Forum on ‘Future Visions of Urban Public Housing’ held on November 17-20, 1994 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Participants included public housing officials, academics, practitioners and public housing residents who…

    Hardback – 2016-07-01 
    Routledge

  • How Buildings Work

    By Huw M A Evans

    An understanding of building physics is fundamental for the design and construction of safe, functional, energy efficient buildings. Without it, occupants’ health and comfort is compromised, energy bills become unmanageable, or the building fabric itself can fail. But it’s not just about providing…

    Paperback – 2016-07-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • FutuREstorative

    Working Towards a New Sustainability

    By Martin Brown

    This book aims to further the debate on new sustainability thinking in the built environment, by bringing together a selection of short contributions from thought leaders in the UK and the rest of the world (USA, China, India, Australia, NZ, Indonesia) with an overarching narrative from Martin…

    Paperback – 2016-07-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Future Campus

    Edited by Ian Taylor

    This book aims to help architects, design teams and University clients (estates departments, and academics) in their pursuit of practical and innovative solutions for the creation of enabling higher education learning environments. It includes abundant examples of solutions to design problems and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Energy Accounts

    Architectural Representations of Energy, Climate, and the Future

    Edited by Dan Willis, William W. Braham, Katsuhiko Muramoto, Daniel Barber

    How does one tell the story of energy production, use, or conservation in a manner sufficiently convincing to influence policy, behavior, and design? Energy Accounts explores potential answers to this question through compelling images, data visualizations, narratives, and other examples of…

    Paperback – 2016-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Material Imagination in Architecture

    By David Dernie, Jacopo Gaspari

    Material Imagination in Architecture draws on history and the visual arts, and contemporary architecture to explore this popular theme in architectural practice and education. In the context of a discipline increasingly driven by digital production, this text explores architecture and making and…

    Paperback – 2016-06-27 
    Routledge

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