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  • Structural Materials for Sustainable Architecture

    Imagining Delight, Form and Performance, 1st Edition

    By Michael Dickson, Peter Walker

    This book discusses and illustrates the aesthetics, use and shaping of structural materials in the design and construction of a sustainable built environment. It develops the argument for, and an appreciation of, novel and innovative structural engineering forms through the comparative choice of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Precision in Architectural Production

    Certainty, Ambiguity and Deviation, 1st Edition

    By Mhairi McVicar

    This book offers a detailed insight into the desire for, and consequences of, precise communications in the daily life of contemporary architectural practice through close readings of constructed architectural details and the practice of cultural contexts in which they were produced. In the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Product Design and Sustainability

    Strategies, Tools, and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Jane Penty

    Jane Penty leads the BA in Product Design at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, UK.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Net Zero Energy Building

    Predicted and Unintended Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Ming Hu

    What do we mean by net zero energy? Zero operating energy? Zero energy costs? Zero emissions? There is no one answer: approaches to net zero building vary widely across the globe and are influenced by different environmental and cultural contexts. Net Zero Energy Building: Predicated and Unintended…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18 
    Routledge

  • The Sustainable Tall Building

    A Design Primer, 1st Edition

    By Philip Oldfield

    The Sustainable Tall Building: A Design Primer is an accessible and highly illustrated guide, which primes those involved in the design and research of tall buildings to dramatically improve their sustainable performance. Using a mixture of original research and analysis, best-practice design…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge

  • The Changing Shape of Architecture

    Further Cases of Integrating Research and Design in Practice, 1st Edition

    By Michael Hensel, Fredrik Nilsson

    The discipline of architecture if currently undergoing a significant change as professional practice and academia seem to be transforming one another specifically through succinct research undertakings. This book continues the discussion started in The Changing Shape of Practice – Integrating…

    Paperback – 2019-03-19 
    Routledge

  • Wellbeing in Interiors

    Philosophy, Design and Value in Practice, 1st Edition

    By Elina Grigoriou, Richard Francis

    This 4-colour practical guide explores how the design of interior spaces impacts wellbeing. In the built environment, this topic is generally overlooked, even though it is one of the most important topics in sustainable building. This book will enable project teams to understand how specific…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Which Contract?

    Choosing The Appropriate Building Contract, 6th Edition

    By Sarah Lupton

    Since the first edition published in 1989, Which Contract? Choosing the Appropriate Building Contract has been the most reliable and essential comparative analysis of the standard forms of building contract available in the UK. Which Contract? provides architects and other construction…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • An Architecture Manifesto

    Critical Reason and Theories of a Failed Practice, 1st Edition

    By Nadir Lahiji

    What is a manifesto? In basic terms, a manifesto is ‘the invention of future for the present’. We have been oblivious to the fact the twentieth century was the century of manifestos. It was the century of programmatic declarations, radical and avant-garde political, artistic and architectural…

    Paperback – 2019-02-26 
    Routledge

  • Superusers

    Design Technology Specialists and the Future of Practice, 1st Edition

    By Randy Deutsch

    Design technology is changing both architectural practice and the role of the architect and related design professionals. With new technologies and work processes appearing every week, how can practitioners be expected to stay on top and thrive? In a word, Superusers. Superusers: Design Technology…

    Paperback – 2019-02-11 
    Routledge

  • Narratives of Architectural Education

    From Student to Architect, 1st Edition

    By James Thompson

    Narratives of Architectural Education provides an overview of life as an architecture student, detailing how a layperson may develop an architectural identity. This book proposes becoming an architect as a personal narrative of professional development structured around various stages and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Representing Landscapes

    Analogue, 1st Edition

    By Nadia Amoroso

    The fourth book in Nadia Amoroso‘s Representing Landscapes series, this text focuses on traditional methods of visual representation in landscape architectural education. Building on from the previous titles in the series, which look at digital and hybrid techniques, Representing Landscapes: Analog…

    Paperback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge
    Representing Landscapes

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