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  • Structural Design Against Deflection

    1st Edition

    By Tianjian Ji

    Deflections tend to have more significance in modern structures, especially those that are either taller, longer, or have wider spans than earlier designs. It is also necessary to provide desirable distributions of internal forces in order to achieve effective, efficient and elegant structures.…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    CRC Press

  • Blurred Transparencies in Contemporary Glass Architecture

    Material, Culture, and Technology, 1st Edition

    By Aki Ishida

    Blurred Transparencies in Contemporary Glass Architecture brings to light complex readings of transparent glass through close observations of six pivotal works of architecture. Written from the perspectives of a practitioner, the six essays challenge assumptions about fragility and visual…

    Paperback – 2020-04-06 
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Full-Scale Mock-Ups

    From Representation to Reality, 1st Edition

    By Nick Gelpi

    The Architecture of Full-Scale Mock-Ups looks at the theory and contemporary practice of creating full-scale architectural mock-ups. This book serves as an introduction to the various forms of full-scale mock-ups which occur today. To broaden the definition of mock-ups, the Nick Gelpi dives deep…

    Paperback – 2020-03-19 
    Routledge

  • Doors

    History, Repair and Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Tutton, James W.P. Campbell

    In Doors: History, Repair and Conservation, readers are guided through the function, history, development, care, repair and conservation of doors by chapter authors who are experts in their field. This book offers depth and range of detail from dating and archaeology right through to the surveying,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-06 
    Routledge

  • Designed to Sell

    The Evolution of Modern Merchandising and Display, 1st Edition

    By Alessandra Wood

    Designed to Sell presents an engaging account of mid-twentieth century department store design and display in America from the 1930s to the 1960s. It traces the development of post-war philosophies of retail design that embodied aesthetics and function and new modes of merchandise display,…

    Hardback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Interior Design

  • The Appearance of the Form

    Four Essays on the Position Designing takes between People and Things, 1st Edition

    By N.J. Habraken

    Originally published in 1985 this book explores, in four interwoven essays, the many ways human life and built form interact and the place that professional designing takes in this interaction. Together, the essays touch on a number of ideas: the idea that our position in space relative to the…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Supports

    An Alternative to Mass Housing, 1st Edition

    By N.J. Habraken

    First translated in English ten years after its original Dutch publication in 1962, this book has inspired practitioners for generations. It’s proposal to distinguish the infill from the support - what users can individually decide in a housing process from what users share - has turned out to be…

    Hardback – 2019-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Elements of Sustainable Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Rosa Urbano Gutiérrez, Laura de la Plaza Hidalgo

    For sustainable architecture to become a reality, the way we design buildings needs to change. Many architects are concerned that sustainable technologies may interfere with a building’s aesthetic appearance, and so these are often ‘added on’ once the design process is complete. Elements of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Finding San Carlino

    Collected Perspectives on the Geometry of the Baroque, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adil Mansure, Skender Luarasi

    The church of San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane, also called San Carlino, is an architectural artefact that continues to attract numerous hypotheses and geometric analyses attempting to explain its form and meaning. Numerous investigations have attempted to reveal its underlying geometrical principles…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural History

  • Worship Sound Spaces

    Architecture, Acoustics and Anthropology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Guillebaud, Catherine Lavandier

    Worship Sound Spaces unites specialists from architecture, acoustic engineering and the social sciences to encourage closer analysis of the sound environments within places of worship. Gathering a wide range of case studies set in Europe, Asia, North America, the Middle East and Africa, the book…

    Hardback – 2019-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Chudley and Greeno's Building Construction Handbook

    12th Edition

    By Roy Chudley, Roger Greeno, Karl Kovac

    The 12th edition of Chudley and Greeno’s Building Construction Handbook remains THE authoritative reference for all construction students and professionals. The principles and processes of construction are explained with the concepts of design included where appropriate. Extensive coverage of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge

  • Bioclimatic Double-Skin Façades

    1st Edition

    By Mary Ben Bonham

    Visually enriched with over 250 photographs and drawings, Bioclimatic Double-Skin Façades is an essential reference guide for understanding the types and functions of double-skin façades. Author Mary Ben Bonham examines the history and continuing potential of double-skin architecture, informing on…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

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