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  • Timber Gridshells

    Architecture, Structure and Craft, 1st Edition

    By John Chilton, Gabriel Tang

    Throughout history, people have constructed simple timber lattice shelters such as the tepee or yurt, covered with animal skins, leaves, grasses and woven fabrics. Over the last fifty years, more sophisticated ‘webs of wood’ have emerged, with timber gridshells in particular becoming a structurally…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge

  • Model Perspectives: Structure, Architecture and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Mark R. Cruvellier, Bjorn N. Sandaker, Luben Dimcheff

    This book contains a unique collection of various perspectives on the relationship between structures and the forms and spaces of architecture. As such it provides students and professionals alike with an essential sourcebook that can be mined for visual inspiration as well as for textually rich…

    Paperback – 2016-08-17
    Routledge

  • Seismic Isolation for Architects

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-07-14
    Routledge

  • Adaptable Architecture

    Theory and practice, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-07-06
    Routledge

  • Material Imagination in Architecture

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-06-21
    Routledge

  • Innovations in Landscape Architecture

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-05-13
    Routledge

  • The Passivhaus Designer’s Manual

    A technical guide to low and zero energy buildings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christina J. Hopfe, Robert S. McLeod

    Passivhaus is the fastest growing energy performance standard in the world, with almost 50,000 buildings realised to date. Applicable to both domestic and non-domestic building types, the strength of Passivhaus lies in the simplicity of the concept. As European and global energy directives move…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Building Design

    Learning from nineteenth-century innovations, 1st Edition

    By Vidar Lerum

    A twenty-first century renaissance is emerging in architecture. After a century of building designs characterized by high energy demand, low quality lighting and poor thermal comfort, the fundamental questions must be asked again: is there a better path to designing the most energy efficient,…

    Paperback – 2015-09-11
    Routledge

  • Sustainability & Scarcity

    A Handbook for Green Design and Construction in Developing Countries, 1st Edition

    By Peter Ozolins

    Sustainability & Scarcity addresses a gap in the literature on green building recognized by many in the fields of international development, architecture, construction, housing and sustainability. Rather than being based on the experiences of more economically-developed countries, this book…

    Paperback – 2014-07-30
    Routledge

  • Structure As Architecture

    A Source Book for Architects and Structural Engineers, 2nd Edition

    By Andrew Charleson

    Structure as Architecture presents a comprehensive analysis of the indispensable role of structure in architecture. An exploration, as well as a celebration, of structure, the book draws on a series of design studies and case study examples to illustrate how structure can be employed to realize a…

    Paperback – 2014-07-01
    Routledge

  • Collaborations in Architecture and Engineering

    1st Edition

    By Clare Olsen, Sinead Mac Namara

    Collaborations in Architecture and Engineering focuses on team-building and problem-solving between architects and engineers to prepare you for working together in practice. It provides an overview and foundation for interdisciplinary collaboration so that you can create innovative proposals for…

    Paperback – 2014-06-26
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Architectural Science

    The Basis of Sustainable Design, 3rd Edition

    By Steven V. Szokolay

    Now in its third edition, this book provides the ideal and only reference to the physical basis of architectural design. Fully updated and expanded throughout, the book provides the data required for architects to design buildings that will maintain the users comfort in a variety of conditions,…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge

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