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  • The Religious Imagination in Modern and Contemporary Architecture

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Renata Hejduk, Jim Williamson

    This anthology collects, substaniates, and demonstrates the importance of the religious imagination within Western modern and contemporary architecture. The essays written expressly for the anthology take a critical look at the relationship between religion and architecture in the twentieth century…

    Paperback – 2011-03-21
    Routledge

  • Around and About Stock Orchard Street

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Wigglesworth

    9/10 Stock Orchard Street, colloquially known as the Straw House, is a house and an office designed by two architects for their own use. Completed in 2000, the buildings were experimental in design, execution and inhabitation, and have resisted categorization, challenged received wisdom and…

    Paperback – 2011-03-16
    Routledge

  • Vernacular Architecture of West Africa

    A World in Dwelling, 1st Edition

    By Jean-Paul Bourdier, Trinh T. Minh-ha

    The dwellings of hundreds of African ethnic groups offer a variety of conceptions and building practices that contradict the widespread image of the primitive hut commonly attributed to rural Africa. Each house or group of houses is designed not only to shelter the members of a family, but also to…

    Hardback – 2011-03-14
    Routledge

  • Short Stories: London in Two-and-a-half Dimensions

    1st Edition

    By CJ Lim, Ed Liu

    Combining place and fiction in an imaginative interpretation of ten sites in the city of London, CJ Lim and Ed Liu take well-known institutions, epochs and lifestyles in the British capital and renders them fantastic in a string of architectural short stories. The medium is an intersection…

    Paperback – 2011-02-24
    Routledge

  • The EcoEdge

    Urgent Design Challenges in Building Sustainable Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Esther Charlesworth, Rob Adams

    Presenting diverse case studies of contemporary sustainable urban practice from Europe, Africa, India, South America, the USA and Australia, this book offers the reader a fantastic wealth of practical material from a range of internationally renowned authors. Each practical case study has…

    Paperback – 2011-02-17
    Routledge

  • Prospects for an Ethics of Architecture

    1st Edition

    By William M. Taylor, Michael P. Levine

    Bringing together the reflections of an architectural theorist and a philosopher, this book encourages philosophers and architects, scholars and designers alike, to reconsider what they do as well as what they can do in the face of challenging times. It does so by exploring the notion…

    Paperback – 2011-02-02
    Routledge

  • Daylighting

    Architecture and Lighting Design, 1st Edition

    By Peter Tregenza, Michael Wilson

    This authoritative and multi-disciplinary book provides architects, lighting specialists, and anyone else working daylight into design, with all the tools needed to incorporate this most fundamental element of architecture. It includes: an overview of current practice of daylighting in…

    Paperback – 2011-01-21
    Routledge

  • Sustainability and the Design of Transport Interchanges

    1st Edition

    By Brian Edwards

    The interchange is a new form of transport building which integrates into a single whole various modes of public transport, putting the passenger first (rather than the infrastructure). This book presents design principles for transport interchanges and offers analysis of best practice in the UK…

    Hardback – 2011-01-14
    Routledge

  • Decoding Theoryspeak

    An Illustrated Guide to Architectural Theory, 1st Edition

    By Enn Ots

    Existentialism; Urbanism; Aporia; Deontic; Tabula Rasa; Hyperspace; Heterotopia; Metareality; Structuralism… What does it all mean? The unique language used in architectural theory – both in speech and writing – can appear daunting and confusing, particularly to new architectural…

    Paperback – 2010-09-15
    Routledge

  • Architecture in Detail II

    1st Edition

    By Graham Bizley

    Following on from Graham Bizley’s successful Architecture in Detail, Architecture in Detail II presents forty case studies of detailing on recent construction projects. Over 150 full colour drawings and photos provide a reference compendium for the professional architect seeking detailing…

    Paperback – 2010-05-13
    Routledge

  • The Universe of Design

    Horst Rittel's Theories of Design and Planning, 1st Edition

    By Jean-Pierre Protzen, David J. Harris

    This book examines the theoretical foundations of the processes of planning and design. When people – alone or in groups – want to solve problems or improve their situation, they make plans. Horst Rittel studied this process of making plans and he developed theories – including his notion of…

    Paperback – 2010-04-30
    Routledge

  • The Sacred In-Between: The Mediating Roles of Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Barrie

    The sacred place was, and still is, an intermediate zone created in the belief that it has the ability to co-join the religious aspirants to their gods. An essential means of understanding this sacred architecture is through the recognition of its role as an ‘in-between’ place. Establishing the…

    Paperback – 2010-03-29
    Routledge

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