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  • Situate, Manipulate, Fabricate

    An Anthology of the Influences on Architectural Design and Production, 1st Edition

    By Chad Schwartz

    This anthology of selected works outlines three critical instigators of architecture, all tied directly to the tectonic makeup of our built environment – place, material, and assembly. These catalysts provide the organizational framework for a collection of essays discussing their significant…

    Paperback – 2020-04-27 
    Routledge

  • Learning from Failure in the Design Process

    Experimenting with Materials, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Huang

    Learning from Failure in the Design Process shows you that design work builds on lessons learned from failures to help you relax your fear of making mistakes, so that you’re not paralysed when faced with a task outside of your comfort zone. Working hands-on with building materials, such as concrete…

    Paperback – 2020-04-22 
    Routledge

  • Designed to Sell

    The Evolution of Modern Merchandising and Display, 1st Edition

    By Alessandra Wood

    Designed to Sell presents an engaging account of mid-twentieth century department store design and display in America from the 1930s to the 1960s. It traces the development of post-war philosophies of retail design that embodied aesthetics and function and new modes of merchandise display,…

    Hardback – 2020-04-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Interior Design

  • Structural Design Against Deflection

    1st Edition

    By Tianjian Ji

    Deflections tend to have more significance in modern structures, especially those that are either taller, longer, or have wider spans than earlier designs. It is also necessary to provide desirable distributions of internal forces in order to achieve effective, efficient and elegant structures.…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    CRC Press

  • Shadow

    the architectural power of withholding light, 1st Edition

    By Simon Unwin

    Each of these Analysing Architecture Notebooks is devoted to a particular theme in understanding the rich and varied workings of architecture. They can be thought of as addenda to the foundation volume Analysing Architecture, which first appeared in 1997 and has subsequently been enlarged in three…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Analysing Architecture Notebooks

  • Blurred Transparencies in Contemporary Glass Architecture

    Material, Culture, and Technology, 1st Edition

    By Aki Ishida

    Blurred Transparencies in Contemporary Glass Architecture brings to light complex readings of transparent glass through close observations of six pivotal works of architecture. Written from the perspectives of a practitioner, the six essays challenge assumptions about fragility and visual…

    Paperback – 2020-03-26 
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Full-Scale Mock-Ups

    From Representation to Reality, 1st Edition

    By Nick Gelpi

    The Architecture of Full-Scale Mock-Ups looks at the theory and contemporary practice of creating full-scale architectural mock-ups. This book serves as an introduction to the various forms of full-scale mock-ups which occur today. To broaden the definition of mock-ups, the Nick Gelpi dives deep…

    Paperback – 2020-03-19 
    Routledge

  • Doors

    History, Repair and Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Tutton, James W.P. Campbell

    In Doors: History, Repair and Conservation, readers are guided through the function, history, development, care, repair and conservation of doors by chapter authors who are experts in their field. This book offers depth and range of detail from dating and archaeology right through to the surveying,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-06 
    Routledge

  • The Appearance of the Form

    Four Essays on the Position Designing takes between People and Things, 1st Edition

    By N.J. Habraken

    Originally published in 1985 this book explores, in four interwoven essays, the many ways human life and built form interact and the place that professional designing takes in this interaction. Together, the essays touch on a number of ideas: the idea that our position in space relative to the…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Supports

    An Alternative to Mass Housing, 1st Edition

    By N.J. Habraken

    First translated in English ten years after its original Dutch publication in 1962, this book has inspired practitioners for generations. It’s proposal to distinguish the infill from the support - what users can individually decide in a housing process from what users share - has turned out to be…

    Hardback – 2019-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Elements of Sustainable Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Rosa Urbano Gutiérrez, Laura de la Plaza Hidalgo

    For sustainable architecture to become a reality, the way we design buildings needs to change. Many architects are concerned that sustainable technologies may interfere with a building’s aesthetic appearance, and so these are often ‘added on’ once the design process is complete. Elements of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Acoustics of Multi-Use Performing Arts Centers

    1st Edition

    By Mark Holden

    Explores the Science and Practice Of Acoustics for Arts Centers Employing the experiences of a world-renowned acoustician celebrated for the successful design of multi-use performing arts centers, Acoustics of Multi-Use Performing Arts Centers examines the complexities of this venue and discusses…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

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