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  • 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 – 2019-12-16 
    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 – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural History

  • 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

  • Acoustics of Multi-Use Performing Arts Centers

    1st Edition

    By Mark Holden

    Explores the Science and Practice Of Acoustics for Arts Centers Employing the experiences of a world-renowned acoustician celebrated for the successful design of multi-use performing arts centers, Acoustics of Multi-Use Performing Arts Centers examines the complexities of this venue and discusses…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Design in Modular Construction

    1st Edition

    By Mark Lawson, Ray Ogden, Chris Goodier

    Modular construction can dramatically improve efficiency in construction, through factory production of pre-engineered building units and their delivery to the site either as entire buildings or as substantial elements. The required technology and application are developing rapidly, but design is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Conservation of Architectural Ironwork

    1st Edition

    By David S. Mitchell

    The peak of architectural ironwork in the 19th Century saw the spread of ornate decorative ironwork across the world. In recent years there has been a significant increase in conservation and restoration projects aiming to protect the artistry of traditional ironwork for future generations.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Environmental and Architectural Acoustics

    2nd Edition

    By Z. Maekawa, Jens Rindel, P. Lord

    Adopting a multi-disciplinary approach to the practice of achieving a more acceptable acoustic environment, this book draws on the same basic principles to cover both the outdoors and indoor space. It starts with the fundamentals of sound waves and hearing and goes on to the measurement of noise…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Free-Standing Tension Structures

    From Tensegrity Systems to Cable-Strut Systems, 1st Edition

    By Binbing Wang

    Architects are constantly looking for new methods to create large indoor spaces unhindered by columns and other supports. Tensile and cable-strut structures are one method of producing such spaces. They also enable the creation of different shaped spaces allowing architects more scope for…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

    1st Edition

    By Lynn Beadle

    This book, the result of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat 6th World Congress: Cities in the Third Millennium, examines the issues which must be addressed if we are to have a common understanding of the forces of change.Experts in architecture, engineering and planning contribute a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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