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  1. From Organisation to Decoration: An Interiors Reader

    Edited by Graeme Brooker and Sally Stone

    The field of interiors is a rich and diverse subject. To understand the character of the interior space is to understand the society that created it, for it is the interior, more than any other element of civilization that is lived in.

  2. Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2014

    Accessing Spon’s Online

  3. Sir Peter Hall On How To Fix The UK’s Domestic Architecture

    The following article is by British urbanist, town planner, and geographer Peter Hall. As Bartlett Professor of Planning and Regeneration at University College London, and President of both the Town and Country Planning Association and the Regional Studies Association, Hall is internationally renowned for his studies on all aspects of cities and regions. He recently published the book Good Cities, Better Lives: How Europe Discovered the Lost Art of Urbanism.

    The entire article can be found here.

  4. Corrections and Collections: Architectures for Art and Crime

    Author Joe Day shows how institutions of discipline and exhibition have replaced malls and office towers as the anchor tenants of U.S. cities. Now that criminal and creative transgression are America’s defining civic priorities, Corrections and Collections will recalibrate your assumptions about art, architecture, and urban design. Read more...

  5. Masterplanning the Adaptive City: Computational Urbanism in the Twenty-First Century

    Divided into four parts (historical and theoretical background, our current situation, methodologies, and prototypical practices), the book includes a series of essays, interviews, built case studies, and original research to accompany chapters written by editor Tom Verebes to give you the most comprehensive overview of this approach. Read more...

  6. Architecture and Capitalism: 1845 to the Present

    Architecture and Capitalism tells a story of the relationship between the economy and architectural design. Eleven historians each discuss in brand new essays the time period they know best, looking at cultural and economic issues, which in light of current economic crises you will find have dealed with diverse but surprisingly familiar economic issues. Read more...

    To take a look inside the book, click here.

  7. Use Matters: An Alternative History of Architecture

    Use Matters is the first to assemble this alternative history, from the bathroom to the city, from ergonomics to cybernetics, and from Algeria to East Germany. It argues that the user is not a universal but a historically constructed category of twentieth-century modernity that continues to inform architectural practice and thinking in oftentimes unacknowledged ways. Read more...

  8. Seeing and Making in Architecture

    This book presents a variety of techniques for mapping and making hands-on design/build projects, and relates this work to real architecture. It helps you to learn new ways of seeing and making that will enhance your creative design process and enable you to experience moments that lead to ingenuity in design. Read more...

  9. Architecture in Motion: The history and development of portable building

    Architecture in Motion examines the development of portable, transportable, demountable and temporary architecture from prehistory to the present day. From familiar vernacular models such as the tent, mobile home and houseboat, to ambitious developments in military and construction engineering, all aspects of portable building are considered. Read more...

    To take a look inside the book click here.

  10. Grayson Perry’s Reith Lectures & The Problem Of Quality In Architecture

    Adam Sharr, contributing editor of Quality Out of Control reflects on artist Grayson Perry's 2013 Reith lectures.

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