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You are currently browsing 41–50 of 63 new and published books in the subject of Design — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Understanding Architecture Through Drawing

    2nd Edition

    By Brian Edwards

    This second edition is fully revised and updated and includes new chapters on sustainability, history and archaeology, designing through drawing and drawing in architectural practice. The book introduces design and graphic techniques aimed to help designers increase their understanding of buildings...

    Published September 4th 2008 by Taylor & Francis

  2. Positive Development

    From Vicious Circles to Virtuous Cycles through Built Environment Design

    By Janis Birkeland

    Janis Birkeland presents the innovative new paradigm of 'Positive Development' in which the built environment provides greater life quality, health, amenity and safety for all without sacrificing resources or money. With a different form of design, development itself can become a 'sustainability...

    Published August 19th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Choosing Safety

    "A Guide to Using Probabilistic Risk Assessment and Decision Analysis in Complex, High-Consequence Systems"

    By Michael V. Dr Frank

    The technological age has seen a range of catastrophic and preventable failures, often as a result of decisions that did not appropriately consider safety as a factor in design and engineering. Through more than a dozen practical examples from the author?s experience in nuclear power, aerospace,...

    Published August 18th 2008 by Routledge

  4. The Design Culture Reader

    Edited by Ben Highmore

    Design is part of ordinary, everyday life, to be found in every room in every building in the world. While we may tend to think of design in terms of highly desirable objects, this book encourages us to think about design as ubiquitous (from plumbing to television) and as an agent of social change...

    Published August 7th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Sustainable Fashion and Textiles

    Design Journeys

    By Kate Fletcher

    Sustainable Fashion and Textiles: Design Journeys brings together for the first time information about lifecycle sustainability impacts of fashion and textiles, practical alternatives, design concepts and social innovation. It challenges existing ideas about the scope and potential of...

    Published March 13th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Design: The Key Concepts

    By Catherine McDermott

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    This is the essential student’s guide to Design – its practice, its theory and its history. Drawing from a wide range of international examples, respected design writer Catherine McDermott explores key topics including: international design – from Europe to Africa design history – from...

    Published October 30th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Perspective, Projections and Design

    Technologies of Architectural Representation

    Edited by Mario Carpo, Frédérique Lemerle

    The essays selected for this book, presented in chronological order, discuss various aspects of image-making technologies, geometrical knowledge and tools for architectural design, focusing in particular on two historical periods marked by comparable patterns of technological and cultural change....

    Published September 25th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Design Management

    Exploring Fieldwork and Applications

    Edited by Robert Jerrard, David Hands

    Quantifying and assessing the value of an organization’s design department can be problematic. The tools traditionally used by auditors are usually insufficient to ‘measure’ either the value of design projects or their influence within an organization. This book demystifies the design development...

    Published September 10th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Designers Visionaries and Other Stories

    A Collection of Sustainable Design Essays

    By Jonathan Chapman, Nick Gant

    Designers, Visionaries and Other Stories unpacks the complex and crucial debates surrounding sustainable design to deliver a compelling manifesto for change, at a time of looming ecological crisis, mounting environmental legislation and limited progress. This is a book about sustainable design, by...

    Published August 19th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Fashion Theory

    A Reader

    Edited by Malcolm Barnard

    Series: Routledge Student Readers

    From its beginnings in the fifteenth century, intensified interest in fashion and the study of fashion over the last thirty years has led to a vast and varied literature on the subject. This collection of essays surveys and contextualizes the ways in which a wide range of disciplines have used&...

    Published May 2nd 2007 by Routledge