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  • Introducing Property Valuation

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Blackledge

    This new edition of bestselling textbook Introducing Property Valuation provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the concepts and methods of valuing real estate, helping them to progress successfully from basic principles to a more sophisticated understanding. Taking a practically…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Processes of Creating Space

    An Architectural Design Workbook

    By Georg Rafailidis, Stephanie Davidson

    Processes of Creating Space is a workbook for beginning designers that shows how to generate space with user experiences in mind. It explains how to keenly perceive your world and seamlessly integrate architectural representation into your design process. The book uses two main strategies, blending…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27 
    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

  • Site and Composition

    Design Strategies in Architecture and Urbanism

    By Enis Aldallal, Husam AlWaer, Soumyen Bandyopadhyay

    Site and Composition examines design strategies and tactics in site making. It is concerned with the need for a renewed understanding of the site in the twenty-first century and the need for a critical position regarding the continued tendency to view the site as an isolated ‘fragment’ severed from…

    Paperback – 2016-07-12 
    Routledge

  • The Manual of Below-Grade Waterproofing

    2nd Edition

    By Justin Henshell

    The ever evolving technology of waterproofing presents challenges and risks for architects and engineers who do not specialize in the field. The revised edition of The Manual of Below-Grade Waterproofing Systems provides the education and product information to enable designers to take a sound,…

    Hardback – 2016-07-05 
    Routledge

  • Adaptable Architecture

    Theory and practice

    By Robert Schmidt III, Simon Austin

    Adaptable Architecture provides thought-provoking and inquisitive insights into how we can prolong the useful life of buildings by designing them to be more adaptable, and hence create a more sustainable built environment. The book provides a theoretical foundation counterpointed by the experiences…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Passive House in Different Climates

    The Path to Net Zero

    By Mary James, James Bill

    Passive House in Different Climates introduces the seven Passive House principles, to help you create super-insulated, airtight buildings that require minimal energy use to heat, cool, dehumidify, and ventilate, with superior indoor air quality and year-round comfort. Seventeen case studies in four…

    Paperback – 2016-06-23 
    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 – 2016-06-16 
    Routledge

  • Building Revolutions

    Applying the Circular Economy to the Built Environment

    By Dave Cheshire

    The construction industry operates within a linear economy of make, use, dispose. Buildings are stripped out and torn down with astonishing regularity while new buildings are constructed from hard-won virgin materials. But raw materials are becoming scarce, and the demands for them are exploiting…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Innovations in Landscape Architecture

    Edited by Jonathon R. Anderson, Daniel H. Ortega

    This inspiring and thought-provoking book explores how recent innovations in landscape architecture have uniquely positioned the practice to address complex issues and technologies that affect our built environment. The changing and expanding nature of "landscape" make it more important than ever…

    Paperback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge

  • The Rhetoric of Pier Luigi Nervi

    Forms in reinforced concrete and ferro-cement

    By Alberto Bologna, Roberto Gargiani

    During his long career, Pier Luigi Nervi has explored the potential of concrete through the cast-in place and the prefabrication of elements in reinforced concrete or in ferro-cement, the material he invented and patented during the war. All of his best known works, such as the Berta Stadium, the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    EPFL Press

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