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  • Walter Benjamin and Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gevork Hartoonian

    The essays compiled in this book explore aspects of Walter Benjamin’s discourse that have contributed to the formation of contemporary architectural theories. Issues such as technology and history have been considered central to the very modernity of architecture, but Benjamin’s reflection on…

    Paperback – 2013-06-01
    Routledge

  • Wind Tunnel Testing of High-Rise Buildings

    1st Edition

    By Peter Irwin, Roy Denoon, David Scott

    Since the 1960s, wind tunnel testing has become a commonly used tool in the design of tall buildings. It was pioneered, in large part, during the design of the World Trade Center Towers in New York. Since those early days of wind engineering, wind tunnel testing techniques have developed in…

    Paperback – 2013-05-30
    Routledge

  • The Tall Buildings Reference Book

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Parker, Antony Wood

    As the ever-changing skylines of cities all over the world show, tall buildings are an increasingly important solution to accommodating growth more sustainably in today’s urban areas. Whether it is residential, a workplace or mixed use, the tower is both a statement of intent and the defining image…

    Hardback – 2013-05-21
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Energy

    Performance and Style, 1st Edition

    Edited by William W. Braham, Daniel Willis

    Does energy consumption influence architectural style? Should more energy-efficient buildings look different? Can that "look" be used to explain or enhance their performance? Architecture and Energy provides architects and architectural theorists with more durable arguments for environmental…

    Paperback – 2013-05-17
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Library Architecture

    A Planning and Design Guide, 1st Edition

    By Ken Worpole

    Focusing on the practical issues which need to be addressed by anyone involved in library design, here Ken Worpole offers his renowned expertise to architects, planners, library professionals, students, local government officers and members interested in creating and sustaining successful library…

    Paperback – 2013-04-17
    Routledge

  • Architecture Re-assembled

    The Use (and Abuse) of History, 1st Edition

    By Trevor Garnham

    Beginning from the rise of modern history in the eighteenth century, this book examines how changing ideas in the discipline of history itself has affected architecture from the beginning of modernity up to the present day. It reflects upon history in order to encourage and assist the reader in…

    Paperback – 2013-02-21
    Routledge

  • Principles of Structure

    5th Edition

    By Ken Wyatt, Richard Hough

    Since its first publication in 1974, Principles of Structure has established itself at the forefront of introductory texts for students of architecture, building and project management seeking a basic understanding of the behavior and design of building structures. It provides a simple quantitative…

    Paperback – 2013-02-08
    CRC Press

  • Green Buildings Pay

    Design, Productivity and Ecology, 3rd Edition

    By Brian W. Edwards, Emanuele Naboni

    This third edition of Green Buildings Pay presents new evidence and new arguments concerning the institutional and business case that can be made for green design. The green argument has moved a long way forward since the previous edition, and this fully updated book addresses the key issues faced…

    Hardback – 2013-01-07
    Routledge

  • The World's Greenest Buildings

    Promise Versus Performance in Sustainable Design, 1st Edition

    By Jerry Yudelson, Ulf Meyer

    The World’s Greenest Buildings tackles an audacious task. Among the thousands of green buildings out there, which are the best, and how do we know? Authors Jerry Yudelson and Ulf Meyer examined hundreds of the highest-rated large green buildings from around the world and asked their owners to…

    Paperback – 2013-01-04
    Routledge

  • Planning and Place in the City

    Mapping Place Identity, 1st Edition

    By Marichela Sepe

    Under the influence of globalization, the centres of many cities in the industrialised world are losing their place identity, the set of cultural markers that define a city’s uniqueness and make it instantly recognisable. A key task for planners and residents, working together, is to preserve…

    Paperback – 2012-12-14
    Routledge

  • The Urban Design Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Michael Larice, Elizabeth Macdonald

    The second edition of The Urban Design Reader draws together the very best of classic and contemporary writings to illuminate and expand the theory and practice of urban design. Nearly 50 generous selections include seminal contributions from Howard, Le Corbusier, Lynch, and Jacobs to more recent…

    Paperback – 2012-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Urban Reader Series

  • Design and Construction of High-Performance Homes

    Building Envelopes, Renewable Energies and Integrated Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Franca Trubiano

    Both professionals and students are increasingly committed to achieving high-performance metrics in the design, construction and operation of residential buildings. This book responds to this demand by offering a comprehensive guide which features: architectural innovations in building skin…

    Paperback – 2012-11-02
    Routledge

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