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  • The Architecture of Natural Cooling

    2nd Edition

    By Brian Ford, Rosa Schiano-Phan, Juan A. Vallejo

    Overheating in buildings is commonplace. This book describes how we can keep cool without conventional air-conditioning: improving comfort and productivity while reducing energy costs and carbon emissions. It provides architects, engineers and policy makers with a ‘how-to’ guide to the application…

    Paperback – 2019-11-27 
    Routledge

  • Olympic Stadia

    Theatres of Dreams, 1st Edition

    By Geraint John, Dave Parker

    Olympic Stadia provides a comprehensive account of the development of stadia including but not limited to: developments in running tracks, the introduction of lighting, improvements in spectator viewing standards and the introduction of roofs. Written by a world-renowned expert on sports…

    Hardback – 2019-11-19 
    Routledge

  • Saving The Planet By Design

    Reinventing Our World Through Ecomimesis, 1st Edition

    By Ken Yeang

    Can we ‘save the Planet’? For a resilient, durable and sustainable future for human society, we need to repurpose, reinvent, redesign, remake and recover our human-made world so that our built environment is benignly and seamlessly biointegrated with Nature to function synergistically with it.…

    Paperback – 2019-10-25
    Routledge

  • Reciprocal Landscapes

    Stories of Material Movements, 1st Edition

    By Jane Hutton

    How are the far-away, invisible landscapes where materials come from related to the highly visible, urban landscapes where those same materials are installed? Reciprocal Landscapes: Stories of Material Movements traces five everyday landscape construction materials – fertilizer, stone, steel, trees…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

  • Tall: the design and construction of high-rise architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Guy Marriage

    This is a guide to both the basics and the details of tall building design, delving into the rudimentary aspects of design that an architect of a tall office building must consider, as well as looking at the rationale for why and how a building must be built the way it is. Liberally illustrated…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

  • Materials for Architects and Builders

    6th Edition

    By Arthur Lyons

    Materials for Architects and Builders provides a clear and concise introduction to the broad range of materials used within the construction industry and covers the essential details of their manufacture, key physical properties, specification and uses. Understanding the basics of materials is a…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06
    Routledge

  • Structures by Design

    Thinking, Making, Breaking, 1st Edition

    By Rob Whitehead

    Structures by Design: Thinking, Making, Breaking is a new type of structures textbook for architects who prefer to learn using the hands-on, creative problem-solving techniques typically found in a design studio. Instead of presenting structures as abstract concepts defined by formulas and diagrams…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21
    Routledge

  • Structure for Architects

    A Case Study in Steel, Wood, and Reinforced Concrete Design, 1st Edition

    By Ashwani Bedi, Ramsey Dabby

    Structure for Architects: A Case Study in Steel, Wood, and Reinforced Concrete Design is a sequel to the authors’ first text, Structure for Architects: A Primer, emphasizing the conceptual understanding of structural design in simple language and terms. This book focuses on structural principles…

    Paperback – 2019-08-12
    Routledge

  • Urban Design

    The Composition of Complexity, 2nd Edition

    By Ron Kasprisin

    Urban design is a process of establishing a structural order within human settlements; responding to dynamic emergent meanings and functions in a constant state of flux. The planning/design process is complex due to the myriad of ongoing (urban) organizational and structural relationships and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-02
    Routledge

  • Ceilings and Dreams

    The Architecture of Levity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Emmons, Federica Goffi, Jodi La Coe

    Where is the space for dreaming in the twenty-first century? Lofty thoughts, like dreams, are born and live overhead, just as they have been represented in Renaissance paintings and modern cartoons. Ceilings are often repositories of stories, events and otherwise invisible oneiric narratives. Yet…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Comprehensive Tectonics

    Technical Building Assemblies from the Ground to the Sky, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexis Gregory

    Comprehensive Tectonics considers building construction assemblies holistically to help you make architectural detailing decisions from the earth to the sky. Seven case studies from architecture firms such as Perkins + Will, Lake | Flato, and Olson Kundig Architects include more than 250 color…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion for Architecture Design and Practice

    Established and Emerging Trends, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mitra Kanaani, Dak Kopec

    The Routledge Companion for Architecture Design and Practice provides an overview of established and emerging trends in architecture practice. Contributions of the latest research from international experts examine external forces applied to the practice and discipline of architecture. Each chapter…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge

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