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October 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 October Newsletter, so to be sure you don't miss out you can find them all below. Those of you who received our October 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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  1. Translucent Building Skins

    Material Innovations in Modern and Contemporary Architecture

    By Scott Murray

    Exploring the design of innovative building enclosure systems (or skins) in contemporary architecture and their precedents in earlier twentieth century modern architecture, this book examines the tectonics, the history and the influence of translucency as a defining characteristic in architecture....

    Published October 8th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Future Practice

    Conversations from the Edge of Architecture

    By Rory Hyde

    Designers around the world are carving out opportunities for new kinds of engagement, new kinds of collaboration, new kinds of design outcomes, and new kinds of practice; overturning the inherited assumptions of the design professions. Seventeen conversations with practitioners from the fields of...

    Published October 9th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Hotel Lobbies and Lounges

    The Architecture of Professional Hospitality

    Edited by Tom Avermaete, Anne Massey

    Series: Interior Architecture

    This series investigates the historical, theoretical and practical aspects of interiors. The volumes in the Interior Architecture series can be used as handbooks for the practitioner and as a critical introduction to the history of material culture and architecture. Hotels occupy a particular place...

    Published October 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  4. From Organisation to Decoration

    An Interiors Reader

    Edited by Graeme Brooker, Sally Stone

    From Organisation to Decoration: An Interiors Reader is a reader for students, scholars and practitioners interested in the theories, processes and principles of the aspects of the theory and practice of interior architecture, interior design and interior decoration. The book is divided into three...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Peripheries

    Edited by Ruth Morrow, Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem

    Series: Critiques

    Architects are now more than ever part of an interdisciplinary context. The emergence of creative art-based practices, film making, post-disaster designs and slum management, as part of the architecture discourse and curriculum, is an indication of how broad architecture has become, and the extent...

    Published October 30th 2012 by Routledge

  6. International Heritage and Historic Building Conservation

    Saving the World’s Past

    By Zeynep Aygen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Heritage

    The majority of books in English on historic building conservation and heritage preservation training are often restricted to Western architecture and its origins. Consequently, the history of building conservation, the study of contemporary paradigms and case studies in most universities and...

    Published December 19th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Team 10: An Archival History

    By Annie Pedret

    This early history of Team 10 and the group's emergence from CIAM (International Congress of Modern Architecture ) shifts the locus of the group's importance from their better-known projects of the 1960s and 70s to the group's more theoretically intense period of the late 1940s and 50s. Extensive...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Architectural Theories of the Environment

    Posthuman Territory

    Edited by Ariane Lourie Harrison

    As architects and designers, we struggle to reconcile ever increasing environmental, humanitarian, and technological demands placed on our projects. Our new geological era, the Anthropocene, marks humans as the largest environmental force on the planet and suggests that conventional anthropocentric...

    Published December 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  9. Gadamer for Architects

    By Paul Kidder

    Series: Thinkers for Architects

    Providing a concise and accessible introduction to the work of the celebrated twentieth century German philosopher, Hans-Georg Gadamer, this book focuses on the aspects of Gadamer’s philosophy that have been the most influential among architects, educators in architecture, and architectural...

    Published November 8th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Green Buildings Pay

    Design, Productivity and Ecology, 3rd Edition

    By Brian W. Edwards, Emanuele Naboni

    This third edition of Green Buildings Pay presents new evidence and new arguments concerning the institutional and business case that can be made for green design. The green argument has moved a long way forward since the previous edition, and this fully updated book addresses the key issues faced...

    Published January 6th 2013 by Routledge

  11. Cities and Photography

    By Jane Tormey

    Series: Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

    Photographs display attitudes, agency and vision in the way cities are documented and imagined. Cities and Photography explores the relationship between people and the city, visualized in photographs. It provides a visually focused examination of the city and urbanism for a range of different...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  12. Ecohouse

    4th Edition

    By Sue Roaf, Manuel Fuentes, Stephanie Thomas-Rees

    Sue Roaf is famed for her approach to design and her awareness of energy efficiency. Here she reveals the concepts, structures and techniques that lie behind the realization of her ideals. By using her own house as a case study, Roaf guides the reader through the ideas for energy-efficient design...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  13. Architecture and Nationalism in Sri Lanka

    The Trouser Under the Cloth

    By Anoma Pieris

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The role of the home, the domestic sphere and the intimate, ethno-cultural identities that are cultivated within it, are critical to understanding the polemical constructions of country and city; tradition and modernity; and regionalism and cosmopolitanism. The home is fundamental to ideas of the...

    Published November 26th 2012 by Routledge

  14. Lina Bo Bardi

    The Theory of Architectural Practice

    By Cathrine Veikos

    The architect, Lina Bo Bardi (1914–1992), has long been considered one of the major modern architects of the twentieth century in Brazil. Her iconic Museum of Art of São Paulo (1968), and the bold, Social Service for Commerce Building-Pompéia, São Paulo (1986), have gained recognition in...

    Published December 17th 2013 by Routledge

  15. Biographies & Space

    Placing the Subject in Art and Architecture

    Edited by Dana Arnold, Joanna Sofaer Derevenski

    Bringing together a collection of high-profile authors, Biographies and Space presents essays exploring the relationship between biography and space and how specific subjects are used as a means of explaining sets of social, cultural and spatial relationships. Biographical methods of historical...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  16. Architecture, Print Culture and the Public Sphere in Eighteenth-Century France

    By Richard Wittman

    Series: The Classical Tradition in Architecture

    This book focuses on the complex ways in which architectural practice, theory, patronage, and experience became modern with the rise of a mass public and a reconfigured public sphere between the end of the seventeenth century and the French Revolution. Presenting a fresh theoretical...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  17. Framing Strategic Urban Projects

    Learning from current experiences in European urban regions

    Edited by Willem Salet, Enrico Gualini

    Presenting the findings of extensive research into the development of planning tools and strategies since the early 1970s, this book addresses key issues in urban development/governance and brings together a range of different national experiences. Helpfully divided into three sections, Framing...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge