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Routledge has an illustrious history in research and reference publishing. You can explore this area of the site to learn more about our featured research, reference, monographs, handbooks and major works in Architecture. In addition, you can visit one of following areas for broad representation of our reference publishing program:

Recent Research & Reference Articles

  1. Just Published! - Architectural Temperance

    Architectural Temperance examines relations between Bourbon Spain and papal Rome (1700-1759) through the lens of cultural politics. With a focus on key Spanish architects sent to study in Rome by the Bourbon Kings, the book also discusses the establishment of a program of architectural education at the newly founded Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando in Madrid.

    Coming Soon

    For a full list of books in the Routledge Research in Architecture series click here

  2. New in Paperback - The Routledge Handbook of Urban Ecology

    "This valuable collection of essays will provide a benchmark in urban ecology for many years to come. This book is a superb resource for researchers and students who wish to home in on a topic, learn what there is to know, and perhaps carry on further investigations ... " Summing up: Essential. All readership levels." —CHOICE, S. Hammer, Boston University, USA . Want to view inside the book, then click here?

    Why not recommend to your Librarian today!

  3. New Major Work Collection : Sustainable Buildings

    This new title in Routledge’s Major Works Critical Concepts in Built Environment series brings together authoritative canonical and cutting edge reference work to establish a framework for easy comprehension of the vast and continually expanding subject matter. It showcases a variety of approaches to sustainable buildings from around the world and links these to on-site construction practices and assessment. Comprehensive introductions to each volume place the collected material in its historical, intellectual, and global practice

    For more information about the book or to recommend to your Librarian click here

  4. Routledge Research in Architecture series

    The Routledge Research in Architecture series provides the reader with the latest scholarship in the field of architecture. The series publishes research from across the globe and covers areas as diverse as architectural history and theory, technology, digital architecture, structures, materials, details, design, monographs of architects, interior design and much more. By making these studies available to the worldwide academic community, the series aims to promote quality architectural research.

    Why not recommend to your library today

  5. NEW Routledge Reference Catalog now available online

    In 2014 our reference publication schedule continues to flourish through a variety of publishing programmes including Routledge Major Works, Routledge Library Editions, and Handbooks & Companions and Europa series.

    In Architecture, Buildings & Construction and Landscape this year we see introduction of three new Major Work series.They collate the most influential scholarship, with collections edited by experts in the field.

    Why not recommend to your Librarian today 

    Interested? Then click on the link to view the catalog

  6. NEW Architecture and Landscape Architecture Research and Reference Online Catalog

    Our Architecture and Landscape Architecture Research and Reference online catalog has just gone live.


    The catalog features our new titles, as well as our bestselling backlist collections of relevant and popular works. You will find whatever you need to further your own research or professional interests, challenge and support your students, or to provide essential reference materials for your institutional library.

    Just click on the link to browse the catalog

  7. Routledge Major Works: 2013 Special Introductory Price Offers

    Discount Offers
    Here are the 2 multivolume titles from the Critical Concepts in Urban Studies Series up for grabs at a discounted rate. Why not recommend to your Library today!

    Just click the book titles below to find out more...
    Urban Design and Urban Theory.

    (This offer will be valid for 3 months upon publication)

  8. New Major Work Series - Critical Concepts in Architecture

    Edited and introduced by leading experts in the field, Routledge’s Major Works collections are designed to meet today’s research, reference, and teaching needs. These ‘mini libraries’ bring together canonical and cutting-edge scholarship to provide users with historical context as well as a thorough, broad overview of current issues and debates. In January 2014, Routledge Major Works will publish a new series called - Critical Concepts in Architecture. The first collections to publish in this new series will be:

    Why not recommend these collections to your Library today

  9. The Tall Buildings Reference Book (May 2013)

    The Tall Buildings Reference Book addresses all the issues of building tall, from the procurement stage through the design and construction process to new technologies and the building’s contribution to the urban habitat. A case study section highlights the latest, the most innovative, the greenest and the most inspirational tall buildings being constructed today.

    To order a copy of this book click here

  10. Construction Materials Reference Book 2nd Edition (June 2013)

    Fully updated to reflect the latest materials and their applications, this second edition of the Construction Materials Reference Book remains the definitive reference source for professionals involved in the conception, design and specification stages of a construction project.

    For more information about the book or to pre-order your copy click here

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