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  • Gadamer for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Paul Kidder

    Providing a concise and accessible introduction to the work of the celebrated twentieth century German philosopher, Hans-Georg Gadamer, this book focuses on the aspects of Gadamer’s philosophy that have been the most influential among architects, educators in architecture, and architectural…

    Paperback – 2012-11-08
    Routledge
    Thinkers for Architects

  • Landscape: Pattern, Perception and Process

    2nd Edition

    By Simon Bell

    Landscapes develop and evolve through an interacting series of processes – climatic, geological, ecological and cultural – over varying periods of time. These processes shape the structure and character of the landscapes which we experience. Over time, distinctive patterns emerge – ranging in…

    Paperback – 2012-07-16
    Routledge

  • Reading Architecture and Culture

    Researching Buildings, Spaces and Documents, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adam Sharr

    Architecture displays the values involved in its inhabitation, construction, procurement and design. It traces the thinking of the individuals who have participated in it, their relationships, and their involvement in the cultures where they lived and worked. In this way, buildings, their details,…

    Paperback – 2012-03-15
    Routledge

  • Building Systems

    Design Technology and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kiel Moe, Ryan E. Smith

    We can no longer view building components as artifacts (a brick or a boiler) or as autonomous systems (air conditioning or prefabrication). Rather these components and systems are part of much larger systems of which architects are one agent. This book will help architects more broadly…

    Paperback – 2012-02-17
    Routledge

  • Architecture for Rapid Change and Scarce Resources

    1st Edition

    By Sumita Sinha

    Architects, development practitioners and designers are working in a global environment and issues such as environmental and cultural sustainability matter more than ever. Past interactions and interventions between developed and developing countries have often been unequal and inappropriate. We…

    Paperback – 2012-02-15
    Routledge

  • Introducing Architectural Theory

    Debating a Discipline, 1st Edition

    Edited by Korydon Smith, Miguel Guitart

    This is the most accessible architectural theory book that exists. Korydon Smith presents each common architectural subject – such as tectonics, use, and site – as though it were a conversation across history between theorists by providing you with the original text, a reflective text, and a…

    Paperback – 2012-02-14
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Climate

    An Environmental History of British Architecture 1600–2000, 1st Edition

    By Dean Hawkes

    This book traces the evolving relationship between the architecture and climate of Britain from the late sixteenth to the twentieth century. Through detailed studies of buildings by major architects it explores how the unique character of the climate of the British Isles has had a fundamental…

    Paperback – 2012-01-19
    Routledge

  • Rural Design

    A New Design Discipline, 1st Edition

    By Dewey Thorbeck

    Rural areas worldwide are undergoing profound change creating considerable challenges and stress for its residents and on the ecosystems upon which they depend. Rural design brings design thinking and the problem-solving process of design to rural issues recognizing that human and natural systems…

    Paperback – 2012-01-06
    Routledge

  • Exercises in Architecture

    Learning to Think as an Architect, 1st Edition

    By Simon Unwin

    Architecture is a doing word. You can learn a great deal about the workings of architecture through analysing examples but a fuller understanding of its powers and potential comes through practice, by trying to do it... This book offers student architects a series of exercises that will develop…

    Paperback – 2012-01-06
    Routledge

  • Zero-carbon Homes

    A Road Map, 1st Edition

    By Joanna Williams

    Housing is a major contributor to CO2 emissions in Europe and America today and the construction of new homes offers an opportunity to address this issue. Providing homes that achieve "zero carbon", "carbon neutral", "zero-net energy" or "energy-plus" standard is becoming the goal of more…

    Paperback – 2011-12-16
    Routledge

  • Designing Architecture

    The Elements of Process, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Pressman

    Designing Architecture is an indispensable tool to assist both students and young architects in formulating an idea, transforming it into a building, and making effective design decisions. This book promotes integrative and critical thinking in the preliminary design of buildings to inspire…

    Paperback – 2011-12-07
    Routledge

  • Computer Aided Design Guide for Architecture, Engineering and Construction

    1st Edition

    By Ghassan Aouad, Song Wu, Angela Lee, Timothy Onyenobi

    Recent years have seen major changes in the approach to Computer Aided Design (CAD) in the architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) sector. CAD is increasingly becoming a standard design tool, facilitating lower development costs and a reduced design cycle. Not only does it allow a…

    Paperback – 2011-11-18
    Routledge

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