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Articles, News, Promotions and Updates from Routledge and the Taylor & Francis Group.

Recent Articles

  1. Community Architecture (Routledge Revivals)

    Charles Knevitt and Nick Wates talk about the reissue of ‘Community Architecture’

    Co-authors Charles Knevitt and Nick Wates discuss the evolving impact of their iconic work, Community Architecture.

  2. Architecture Conservation and Heritage Management

    We publish a great range of titles to help you along all aspects of your refurbishment and/or renovation project under the Routledge and Earthscan from Routledge brands. 


    Bringing together titles previously published under the Donhead, Butterworth Heinemann and Routledge imprints, we now publish an extensive list of books covering building conservation, preservation and architectural history. In addition, we offer a number of classic reprints on building and construction topics such as lime and plastering, covering the period from 1830 to 1950. This list specialises in publishing original material for professionals, academics, students and historic building owners. 

    Below are a few highlights. A a full product catalog is coming soon!

  3. When Modern Was Green wins the 2013 SAH Elisabeth Blair MacDougall Book Award

    Every year the Society of Architectural Historians presents six awards to honor the most distinguished publications in architectural history (Hitchcock), urban history (Kostof), landscape history (MacDougall), preservation (Downing), and architectural exhibition catalogs (Johnson) that have been published in the previous two years. SAH also presents the Founders' Award for the best JSAH article written by an emerging scholar in the previous two years.

    The Elisabeth Blair MacDougall Book Award was established by the SAH Board in 2005 to recognize annually the most distinguished work of scholarship in the history of landscape architecture or garden design. Named for SAH Past President and landscape historian Elisabeth MacDougall, the award honors the late historian's role in developing this field of study.

    This year this was won by David H. Haney's book, When Modern Was Green: Life and work of landscape architect Leberecht Migge, Routledge, 2010

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. The Conservation Movement: A History of Architectural Preservation (January 2013)

    Miles Glendinning’s new book,The Conservation Movement: A History of Architectural Preservation authoritatively presents, for the first time, the entire history of this architectural Conservation Movement, and traces its dramatic fluctuations in ideas and popularity, ending by questioning whether its recent international ascendancy can last indefinitely.

    To take a look inside the book click here

    With the aquistion of Donhead Publishing we have even more architecture conservation titles on offer. To take a look at the whole range of books available click here

  7. Just Published - Contemporary Library Architecture   ( April 2013)

    Contemporary Library Architecture focuses on the practical issues which need to be addressed by anyone involved in library design, here Ken Worpole offers his renowned expertise to architects, planners, library professionals, students, local government officers and members interested in creating and sustaining successful library buildings and services. This book is the ultimate guide for anyone approaching library design.

    To pre-order your copy click here

  8. Stadia (February 2013)

    In this fully updated and redesigned edition of the essential and long-established Stadia, the authors offer their unrivalled expertise to all professionals who commission, plan, design, and manage high-quality sports venues.

    To order a copy of this superb book click here

  9. Listen to Jerry Yudelson talk about his new book on You Tube

    The World's Greenest Buildings - The latest green building book from author, keynote speaker and sustainability consultant Jerry Yudelson - http://www.greenbuildconsult.com - asks: How can green buildings have a meaningful impact on global sustainability? What's the truth about how green buildings really perform? How much water do they consume? How much energy do they save? In Yudelson's important new book, "The World's Greenest Buildings: Promise vs Performance in Sustainable Design," Yudelson and co-author Ulf Meyer answer these questions and more. Using 55 case studies of LEED Platinum and equivalent buildings from 18 countries, the book offers detailed data on energy use and water consumption. To take a look inside the book click here http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415606295/

    Click here to watch the video  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdEMB_BPP5Y

  10. Still time to claim your 20% discount on all Ecobuild Conference books

    Did you know the 20% discount on the books we took to Ecobuild is still valid until April 5th? All you have to do is use the code ECOBUILD13 when you check out. For a full listing of all the books we took to the conference click on the catalog link below

    Ecobuild Confernece Booklist Catalog 2013

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