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  • Working Cities

    Architecture, Place and Production, 1st Edition

    By Howard Davis

    Cities have historically supported production, commerce, and consumption, all central to urban life. But in the contemporary Western city, production has been hidden or removed, and commerce and consumption have dominated. This book is about the importance of production in the life of the city, and…

    Paperback – 2020-01-08
    Routledge

  • Baudrillard for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Francesco Proto

    Marginalized due to the deployment of both a highly specialized jargon and a novel stylistic approach meant to upset established norms and conventions, Baudrillard's thought has suffered from the lack of an accessible, consistent and comprehensive exposition able to make it relevant to diverse…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18
    Routledge
    Thinkers for Architects

  • The Environmental Imagination

    Technics and Poetics of the Architectural Environment, 2nd Edition

    By Dean Hawkes

    The Environmental Imagination explores the relationship between tectonics and poetics in environmental design in architecture. Working thematically and chronologically from the eighteenth century to the present day, this book redefines the historiography of environmental design by looking beyond…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29
    Taylor & Francis

  • Giving Preservation a History

    Histories of Historic Preservation in the United States, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Randall F. Mason, Max Page

    In this volume, some of the leading figures in the field have been brought together to write on the roots of the historic preservation movement in the United States, ranging from New York to Santa Fe, Charleston to Chicago. Giving Preservation a History explores the long history of historic…

    Paperback – 2019-11-06
    Routledge

  • How to Read Architecture

    An Introduction to Interpreting the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    By Paulette Singley

    How to Read Architecture is based on the fundamental premise that reading and interpreting architecture is something we already do, and that close observation matters. This book enhances this skill so that given an unfamiliar building, you will have the tools to understand it and to be inspired by…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09
    Routledge

  • Constructing the Architect

    An Introduction to Design, Research, Planning, and Education, 1st Edition

    By Leonard R. Bachman

    Unlike books that concentrate on the monuments and other artefacts that architects produce, Constructing the Architect focuses on architecture as a disciplinary and professional process, an institution of society, and a career of learning and mastery. In doing so, it offers a lens into the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-06
    Routledge

  • Peirce for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Richard Coyne

    Ideas gain legitimacy as they are put to some practical use. A study of Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) supports this pragmatism as a way of thinking about truth and meaning. Architecture has a strong pragmatic strand, not least as we think of building users, architecture as a practice, the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Thinkers for Architects

  • The Design Student's Journey

    understanding How Designers Think, 1st Edition

    By Bryan Lawson

    Being a professional designer is one of the most intellectually rewarding careers. Learning to become a designer can be tremendous fun but it can also be frustrating and at times painful. What you have to do to become a designer is not often clearly laid out and can seem mysterious. Over the past…

    Paperback – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Ethics

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Fisher

    Ethics is one of the most important and least understood aspects of design practice. In his latest book, Thomas Fisher shows how ethics are inherent to the making of architecture – and how architecture offers an unusual and useful way of looking at ethics. The Architecture of Ethics helps students…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge

  • Research Methods and Techniques in Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Elzbieta Danuta Niezabitowska

    A scientific approach to architectural and architectonic research from the scope of just one discipline is no longer sufficient. With contemporary considerations such as behavior, health, and environmental protection, architects and students alike need holistic research methodologies that…

    Paperback – 2018-07-16
    Routledge

  • Architectural Science and the Sun

    The poetics and pragmatics of solar design, 1st Edition

    By Dason Whitsett, Matt Fajkus

    Architectural Science and the Sun synthesizes physics, climate, program, and perception to provide a foundation in the principles of architectural science related to the sun: solar geometry, solar analysis and design techniques, passive design principles, and daylighting. Part analytical handbook,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-23
    Routledge

  • The Interior Architecture Theory Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory Marinic

    The Interior Architecture Theory Reader presents a global compilation that collectively and specifically defines interior architecture. Diverse views and comparative resources for interior architecture students, educators, scholars, and practitioners are needed to develop a proper canon…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge

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