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  1. 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 19th 2008 by Routledge

  2. 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 8th 2008 by Routledge

  3. 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 31st 2007 by Routledge

  4. 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 26th 2007 by Routledge

  5. 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 11th 2007 by Routledge

  6. 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 20th 2007 by Routledge

  7. 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 3rd 2007 by Routledge

  8. Sustainable by Design

    Explorations in Theory and Practice

    By Stuart Walker

    To advance the subject of design one has to engage in the activity of designing. Sustainable by Design offers a compelling and innovative, design-centred approach that explores both the meaning and practice of sustainable design. Walker explores the design process in the context of sustainability,...

    Published September 1st 2006 by Routledge

  9. Japanese Modernisation and Mingei Theory

    Cultural Nationalism and Oriental Orientalism

    By Yuko Kikuchi

    Conceptualised in 1920s Japan by Yanagi Sôetsu, the Mingei movement has spread world wide since the 1950s, creating phenomena as diverse as Mingei museums, Mingei connoisseurs and collectors, Mingei shops and Mingei restaurants. The theory, at its core and its adaptation by Bernard Leach, has long...

    Published April 6th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Crossing Design Boundaries

    Proceedings of the 3rd Engineering & Product Design Education International Conference, 15-16 September 2005, Edinburgh, UK

    Edited by Paul Rodgers, Libby Brodhurst, Duncan Hepburn

    This book presents over 100 papers from the 3rd Engineering & Product Design Education International Conference dedicated to the subject of exploring novel approaches in product design education. The theme of the book is "Crossing Design Boundaries" which reflects the editors’ wish to...

    Published November 10th 2005 by CRC Press