Integrating Research and Design in Architecture
Architectural practices worldwide have to deal with increasingly complex design requirements. How do practices acquire the ability to do so? The Changing Shape of Practice provides a handbook of examples for practices that wish to integrate more research into their work and a reference book for...
To Be Published March 15th 2016 by Routledge
Reshaping Architecture and the Built Environment
Providing a source of vision for the revitalisation of ground and envelope as spatial elements that can inform the search for embedded locally specific architectures, this book collects essays and projects that each contributes a particular element to what might constitute an integrated and richly...
Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge
Research by Design and the Renovation of Practice
Today architecture and other fields in the built environment face the steep task of answering complex questions pertaining to sustainability, performance, and adaptability. How are these disciplines to accomplish these difficult tasks at such an immense pace? How might architectural...
Published February 2nd 2012 by Routledge
Towards a Biological Paradigm for Architecture
Emergence - the process by which new and coherent structures, patterns and properties ‘emerge’ from within complex systems Traditional architecture starts from the premise that architectural structures are singular and fixed, and however well integrated are separate from their environment and...
Published January 26th 2010 by Routledge