Textbooks: Built Environment

  • Études for Architects book cover

    Études for Architects

    By Joseph Choma

    Organized around a series of pedagogical exercises, this book provides a visual journey through a series of games architects can play as a means to design. Aimed specifically at beginning design students, learning objectives include: computational thinking and making, introduction to design as an…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Sound Insulation in Buildings book cover

    Sound Insulation in Buildings

    By Jens Holger Rindel

    The book explains sound insulation in buildings at a level suitable for both graduate students and expert consultants. Theoretical models are set out for sound transmission in buildings, with an emphasis on thick and heavy constructions. Thus, the description is not restrained by the common…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02 
    CRC Press

  • The Architecture of the Facade book cover

    The Architecture of the Facade

    By Randall Korman

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Occupational Health and Safety Management: A Practical Approach, Third Edition book cover

    Occupational Health and Safety Management

    A Practical Approach, Third Edition

    By Charles D. Reese

    Reflecting changes in the current health and safety landscape, Occupational Health and Safety Management: A Practical Approach, Third Edition includes examples and tools to facilitate development and implementation of a safety and health management approach. This how-to book is not just an…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    CRC Press

  • The Globalizing Cities Reader book cover

    The Globalizing Cities Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Xuefei Ren, Roger Keil

    The newly revised Globalizing Cities Reader reflects how the geographies of theory have recently shifted away from the western vantage points from which much of the classic work in this field was developed. The expanded volume continues to make available many of the original and foundational works…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Urban Reader Series

  • The Design-Build Studio: Crafting Meaningful Work in Architecture Education book cover

    The Design-Build Studio

    Crafting Meaningful Work in Architecture Education

    Edited by Tolya Stonorov

    The Design-Build Studio examines sixteen international community driven design-build case studies through process and product, with preceding chapters on community involvement, digital and handcraft methodologies and a graphic Time Map. Together these projects serve as a field guide to the current…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Multi-Unit Housing in Urban Cities: From 1800 to Present Day book cover

    Multi-Unit Housing in Urban Cities

    From 1800 to Present Day

    By Katy Chey

    Multi-Unit Housing in Urban Cities compares multi-dwelling unit housing typologies developed in ten major cities on three continents during the last two hundred years, to ground you so you can improve your own designs. Author Katy Chey identifies fourteen housing types, including infill, block,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • The Income Approach to Property Valuation book cover

    The Income Approach to Property Valuation

    7th Edition

    By Andrew Baum, David Mackmin, Nick Nunnington

    A classic textbook that has guided generations of students through the intricacies of property valuation, The Income Approach to Property Valuation remains a keen favourite amongst students and teachers alike. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to meet the increasingly…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge

  • Lineament: Material, Representation and the Physical Figure in Architectural Production book cover

    Lineament: Material, Representation and the Physical Figure in Architectural Production

    Edited by Gail Peter Borden, Michael Meredith

    This comprehensive catalogue of contemporary work examines the renewed investment in the relationship between representation, materiality, and architecture. It assembles a range of diverse voices across various institutions, practices, generations, and geographies, through specific case studies…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Building Systems in Interior Design book cover

    Building Systems in Interior Design

    By Sam Hurt

    Building Systems in Interior Design takes an entirely new approach to teaching this essential topic for Architects, Designers and Building Engineers. Written to prepare students for the real world and packed with practical examples, the book will foster an understanding of specific issues that are…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Interiors Beyond Architecture book cover

    Interiors Beyond Architecture

    Edited by Deborah Schneiderman, Amy Campos

    Interiors Beyond Architecture proposes an expanded impact for interior design that transcends the inside of buildings, analysing significant interiors that engage space outside of the disciplinary boundaries of architecture. It presents contemporary case studies from a historically nuanced and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Digital and Smart Cities book cover

    Digital and Smart Cities

    By Katharine S. Willis, Alessandro Aurigi

    Digital and Smart Cities presents an overview of how technologies shape our cities. There is a growing awareness in the fields of design and architecture of the need to address the way that technology affects the urban condition. This book aims to give an informative and definitive overview of the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

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