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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 72 new and published books in the subject of Design — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. The Architecture of Information

    Architecture, Interaction Design and the Patterning of Digital Information

    By Martyn Dade-Robertson

    This book looks at relationships between the organization of physical objects in space and the organization of ideas. Historical, philosophical, psychological and architectural knowledge are united to develop an understanding of the relationship between information and its representation....

    Published May 25th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Computer Modelling for Sustainable Urban Design

    Physical Principles, Methods and Applications

    By Darren Robinson

    This is the first book to directly address the physics of urban sustainability and how urban sustainability may be modeled and optimized. Starting with an introduction to the importance and key aspects of the topic, it moves on to a detailed consideration of the urban climate and pedestrian comfort...

    Published March 30th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Global Design History

    Edited by Glenn Adamson, Giorgio Riello, Sarah Teasley

    Globalism is often discussed using abstract terms, such as ‘networks’ or ‘flows’ and usually in relation to recent history. Global Design History moves us past this limited view of globalism, broadening our sense of this key term in history and theory. Individual chapters focus our attention on...

    Published March 4th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Lycra

    How A Fiber Shaped America

    By Kaori O'Connor

    Series: Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

    "The Anthropology of Stuff" is part of a new Series dedicated to innovative, unconventional ways to connect undergraduate students and their lived concerns about our social world to the power of social science ideas and evidence. Our goal with the project is to help spark social science...

    Published February 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  5. Shaping Sustainable Fashion

    Changing the Way We Make and Use Clothes

    Edited by Alison Gwilt, Timo Rissanen

    The production, use and eventual disposal of most clothing is environmentally damaging, and many fashion and textile designers are becoming keen to employ more sustainable strategies in their work. This book provides a practical guide to the ways in which designers are creating fashion with less...

    Published January 27th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Integrated Design and Delivery Solutions

    Edited by Matthijs Prins, Robert Owen

    Series: Architectural Engineering and Design Management

    Integrated Design and Delivery Solutions (IDDS) represent a significant new research trajectory in the integration of architecture and construction through the rapid adoption of new processes. This book examines the ways in which collaboration and new methods of contracting and procurement enhance...

    Published December 7th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Decoding Theoryspeak

    An Illustrated Guide to Architectural Theory

    By Enn Ots

    Existentialism; Urbanism; Aporia; Deontic; Tabula Rasa; Hyperspace; Heterotopia; Metareality; Structuralism… What does it all mean? The unique language used in architectural theory – both in speech and writing – can appear daunting and confusing, particularly to new architectural...

    Published September 15th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Theatre and Performance Design

    A Reader in Scenography

    By Jane Collins, Andrew Nisbet

    Theatre and Performance Design: A Reader in Scenography is an essential resource for those interested in the visual composition of performance and related scenographic practices. Theatre and performance studies, cultural theory, fine art, philosophy and the social sciences are brought...

    Published March 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  9. Designing for Re-Use

    The Life of Consumer Packaging

    By Tom Fisher, Janet Shipton

    Packaging is ephemeral - its purpose is to be 'wasted' once we've removed the product it contains. Whilst we are encouraged to 'reduce, re-use and recycle', Designing for Re-Use proposes that domestic re-use is the 'Cinderella' of this trinity, because it is under researched and little understood....

    Published December 9th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Overlooking the Visual

    Demystifying the Art of Design

    By Kathryn Moore

    Making tangible connections between theory and practice, ideas and form, this book encourages debate about the artistic, conceptual, and cultural significance of the way things look. What are the metaphysical concepts at the heart of design education, theory, and philosophy? Why do we assume that...

    Published November 30th 2009 by Routledge