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Recent Articles

  1. Designing to Avoid Disaters (August 2012)

    In Designing to Avoid Disaster, the author discusses the context and cultural assumptions that have led to a number of disasters worldwide, describing the nature of fracture-critical design and why it has become so prevalent.

  2. Cine-scapes (August 2012)

    Cine-scapes explores the relationship between urban space, architecture and the moving image. While an impressive amount of research has been done with regards to the way in which architecture is portrayed in film, this book offers a new perspective

  3. Designed for Habitat ( August 2012)

    "Unlike most architecture books, this book goes beyond the pictures to explain how these houses were designed and built, and offers practical lessons for architects and practitioners. It should be required reading for anyone who develops or builds modest, affordable single family houses, as well as for any architect who considers this product unworthy of their talents."

    Alan Mallach, The Brookings Institution, Author of A Decent Home: Planning, Building and Preserving Affordable Housing

  4. Architecture & Design Versus Consumerism (July 2012)

    'Architecture and Design versus Consumerism provides a highly productive and authentic investigation into what design means in the twenty-first Century. Through her lucid analysis, Thorpe surfaces the most important questions the design industry needs to ask, and offers a new way of thinking about answers. In a crowded market of design books that seem to range from self-help to self-congratulation, Architecture and Design versus Consumerism offers a contextualized and timely framework that is powerful in any designer's toolkit.' – Valerie Casey, founder and executive director of the Designers Accord

  5. Diagramming the Big Idea ( August 2012)

    In Diagramming the Big Idea, Jeffrey Balmer and Michael T. Swisher illustrate how you can create and use diagrams to clarify your understanding of both particular projects and organizing principles and ideas. With accessible, step-by-step exercises that interweave diagrams, drawings and virtual models, the authors clearly show you how to compose meaningful and useful diagrams.

  6. CTBUH announce the winners of the Best Tall Buildings 2012

    Buildings in Italy and Australia win for the first time; Abu Dhabi towers win first “Innovation’ award; Helmut Jahn, Charles Thornton and Richard Tomasetti receive lifetime achievement awards. To view the whole article click here

  7. Three Routledge titles are shortlisted for the RIBA President’s Awards for Research

    Congratulations to all our authors who have been shortlisted for the RIBA President's Award for Research.

    • Sarah Wigglesworth - Around and About Stock Orchard Street
    • Jonathan Hill - Weather Architecture
    • Mary Ann Steane - The Architecture of Light

    For a full listing of all the nominees click here

  8. Routledge Architecture Editor Recommends

  9. Architect’s Legal Pocketbook

    Architect’s Legal Pocket Book  Watch this space, this handy and indispensible guide could well usurp its coveted predecessors and emerge as the essential guide for the next generation of architects and students. –Ike Ijeh,

  10. July 2012 Newsletter Related Titles

    With so many great titles publishing this quarter it has been impossible to give them all the justice they deserve in our July newsletter, so to be sure you don't miss out you can find them all below. Those of you who received our July update will have a discount code for 20% off when you buy online. If you are not already registered you can sign up for future newsletters here

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