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  • Analysing Architecture

    4th Edition

    By Simon Unwin

    Now in its fourth edition, Analysing Architecture has become internationally established as the best introduction to architecture. Aimed primarily at those wishing to become professional architects, it also offers those in disciplines related to architecture (from archaeology to stage design,…

    Paperback – 2014-01-06
    Routledge

  • Lina Bo Bardi

    The Theory of Architectural Practice, 1st Edition

    By Cathrine Veikos

    The architect, Lina Bo Bardi (1914–1992), has long been considered one of the major modern architects of the twentieth century in Brazil. Her iconic Museum of Art of São Paulo (1968), and the bold, Social Service for Commerce Building-Pompéia, São Paulo (1986), have gained recognition in…

    Paperback – 2013-12-17
    Routledge

  • Theories of the Digital in Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rivka Oxman, Robert Oxman

    In the form of a critical anthology, this book interlaces an ensemble of seminal articles by leading figures in the theory and practice of digital design with a series of original theoretical texts. It develops a meta-theory of the emerging interactions of media technologies and design in…

    Paperback – 2013-12-16
    Routledge

  • Architecture in Formation

    On the Nature of Information in Digital Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pablo Lorenzo-Eiroa, Aaron Sprecher

    Architecture in Formation is the first digital architecture manual that bridges multiple relationships between theory and practice, proposing a vital resource to structure the upcoming second digital revolution. Sixteen essays from practitioners, historians and theorists look at how information…

    Paperback – 2013-11-25
    Routledge

  • Staircases

    History, Repair and Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by James W. P. Campbell, Michael Tutton

    The staircase dates back to the very beginning of architectural history. Virtually every significant building from the ziggurats of ancient Mesopotamia to the present day, has not only contained one or more staircases, but has celebrated them. For such an apparently simple part of a building they…

    Hardback – 2013-11-20
    Routledge

  • Skins, Envelopes, and Enclosures

    Concepts for Designing Building Exteriors, 1st Edition

    By Mayine L. Yu

    Integrate the best building envelope construction methods, materials science, and structural principles in your work using this book as a resource to help you… With more than seventy significant case studies located in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia from prehistory to the present,…

    Paperback – 2013-11-18
    Routledge

  • The Design of Lighting

    2nd Edition

    By Peter Tregenza, David Loe

    This fully updated edition of the successful book The Design of Lighting, provides the lighting knowledge needed by the architect in practice, the interior designer and students of both disciplines. The new edition offers a clear structure, carefully selected material and linking of lighting with…

    Paperback – 2013-09-26
    Routledge

  • Seeing and Making in Architecture

    Design Exercises, 1st Edition

    By Taiji Miyasaka

    You always aim to achieve that moment of insight that leads to ingenuity and novelty in your design, but sometimes it remains elusive. This book presents a variety of techniques for mapping and making hands-on design/build projects, and relates this work to real architecture. It helps you to learn…

    Paperback – 2013-09-19
    Routledge

  • Architecture in Motion

    The history and development of portable building, 1st Edition

    By Robert Kronenburg

    The idea that architecture can be portable is one that grabs the imagination of both designers and the people who use it, perhaps because it so often forecasts a dynamic and creative solution to the complex problems of our contemporary mobile society, while at the same time dealing with issues…

    Paperback – 2013-09-04
    Routledge

  • Lessons from Vernacular Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Willi Weber, Simos Yannas

    The architectural community has had a strong and continuing interest in traditional and vernacular architecture. Lessons from Vernacular Architecture takes lessons directly from traditional and vernacular architecture and offers them to the reader as guidance and inspiration for new buildings. The…

    Hardback – 2013-08-19
    Routledge

  • Convergence: An Architectural Agenda for Energy

    1st Edition

    By Kiel Moe

    Convergence is based on the thermodynamic premise that architecture should maximize its ecological and architectural power. No matter how paradoxical it might initially seem, architects should maximize energy intake, maximize energy use, and maximize energy feedback and reinforcement. This presumes…

    Paperback – 2013-07-17
    Routledge

  • Mass Customisation and Personalisation in Architecture and Construction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Poorang A.E. Piroozfar, Frank T. Piller

    Challenged by the recent economic crisis, the building and construction industry is currently seeking new orientation and strategies. Here mass customisation is uncovered as a key strategy in helping to meet this challenge. The term mass customisation denotes an offering that meets the demands of…

    Paperback – 2013-07-01
    Routledge

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