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  • The Designer’s Field Guide to Collaboration

    By Caryn Brause

    The Designer’s Field Guide to Collaboration provides practitioners and students with the tools necessary to collaborate effectively with a wide variety of partners in an increasingly socially complex and technology-driven design environment. Beautifully illustrated with color images, the book draws…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09 
    Routledge

  • The Efficacy of Architecture

    Political Contestation and Agency

    By Tahl Kaminer

    A significant ideological transition has taken place in the discipline of architecture in the last years. Originating in a displeasure with the ‘starchitecture’ system and the focus on aesthetic innovation, a growing number of architects, emboldened by the 2007-8 economic crisis, have staged a…

    Paperback – 2017-01-05 
    Routledge

  • Revolt and Reform in Architecture's Academy

    By William Richards

    Revolt and Reform in Architecture’s Academy uniquely addresses the complicated relationship between architectural education and urban renewal in the 1960s, which paved the way for what is today known as public interest design. Through an examination of curricular reforms at Columbia University’s…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • High Speed Rail and Sustainability

    Decision-making and the political economy of investment

    Edited by Blas Luis Perez Henriquez, Elizabeth Deakin

    High speed rail (HSR) is being touted as a strategic investment for connecting people across regions, while also fostering prosperity and smart urban growth. However, as its popularity increases, its implementation has become contentious with various parties contesting the validity of socioeconomic…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Confabulations : Storytelling in Architecture

    By Paul Emmons, Marcia F. Feuerstein, Carolina Dayer

    Paul Emmons is a registered architect and Professor at the Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center of Virginia Tech where he directs the PhD program in Architecture + Design Research. Marcia F Feuerstein is an architect and associate professor at the Washington Alexandria Architecture Center of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Robin Boyd: Spatial Continuity

    By Mauro Baracco, Louise Wright

    Australian Architect Robin Boyd (1919–1971) advocated tirelessly for the voice of Australian Architects so that there could be an Architecture that might speak to Australian conditions and sensibilities.His legacy continues in the work of contemporary Australian architects yet also prompts a way…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Times of Creative Destruction

    Shaping Buildings and Cities in the late C20th

    By Alexander Tzonis, Liane Lefaivre

    Times of Creative Destruction is about the years that followed the end of WWII, one of the most seminal and dramatic epochs in human history, during which extraordinary star-buildings were born, cities exploded, and an unprecedented world of a ‘Third Ecology’ emerged. Never before was there such a…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Building Culture

    By Ole Moystad

    In Building Culture, the basic assumption is that the city, including its inhabitants, forms an intelligent system, an architecture suspended between the human mind and the world of which we are part. Intelligence and meaning are given pragmatist definitions: "Intelligence is the ability to…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Creating Urban Agricultural Systems

    An Integrated Approach to Design

    By Gundula Proksch

    Creating Urban Agriculture Systems provides you with background, expertise, and inspiration for designing with urban agriculture. It shows you how to grow food in buildings and cities, operate growing systems, and integrate them with natural cycles and existing infrastructures. It teaches you the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Politics in Nigeria

    The Study of a Late Twentieth-Century Enlightenment-Inspired Modernism at Abuja, 1900-2016

    By Nnamdi Elleh

    In 1975, the Nigerian authorities decided to construct a new, post-colonial capital called Abuja, and together with several internationally renowned architects, these military leaders collaborated to build a city for three million inhabitants. Founded five years after the civil war with Biafra…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Design Against Crime

    A Human-Centred Approach to Designing for Safety and Security

    By Caroline L. Davey, Andrew B. Wootton

    Design Against Crime will aid the design profession to meet the challenges presented by the competing needs and complex systems around crime and security. It proposes that designers should use their creative talents to develop innovative solutions to security problems that contribute to the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Design for Social Responsibility

  • Valuing World Heritage Cities

    By Tanja Vahtikari

    With its celebrated World Heritage List, UNESCO steers the global heritage agenda through the definition and redefinition of what constitutes heritage and by offering the highest-level forum for heritage professionalism. While it is the national governments that nominate sites for inclusion in the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Cultural Heritage and Tourism Series

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