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  1. Metric Handbook

    Planning and Design Data, 4th Edition

    By David Littlefield

    • Significantly updated in reference to the latest construction standards and new building types.• Sustainable design integrated into chapters.• Over 100,000 copies sold to successive generations of architects and designers – this book belongs on every design office desk and drawing board. The...

    Published March 12th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Building Systems

    Design Technology and Society

    Edited by Kiel Moe, Ryan E. Smith

    We can no longer view building components as artifacts (a brick or a boiler) or as autonomous systems (air conditioning or prefabrication). Rather these components and systems are part of much larger systems of which architects are one agent. This book will help architects more broadly...

    Published February 16th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Designing Tall Buildings

    Structure as Architecture

    By Mark P. Sarkisian

    The first of its kind, Designing Tall Buildings is an accessible reference that guides you through the fundamental principles of designing high-rises. Each chapter focuses on one theme central to tall-building design, giving you a comprehensive overview of the related architecture and...

    Published September 18th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Performalism

    Form and Performance in Digital Architecture

    Edited by Yasha J. Grobman, Eran Neuman

    Today, with the advent of digital media technologies and the ability to conceptualize, express and produce complex forms using digital means, the question of the status of the architectural form is once again under consideration. Indeed, the computer liberated architecture from the tyranny of the...

    Published August 17th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Architect's Legal Pocket Book

    By Matthew Cousins, Matthew Cousins

    A little book that’s big on information. The Architect’s Legal Pocket Book is the definitive pocket reference guide on legal issues for architects and architectural students. This handy pocket book provides key legal principles and the latest legal developments that will help you quickly understand...

    Published May 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  6. The Green Studio Handbook

    2nd Edition

    By Alison Kwok, Walter Grondzik

    Learn how to integrate green strategies into your building design. This practical handbook provides an essential introduction to green design strategies – helping you to understand how to save energy, water and material resources. It provides the information required to make judgments about which...

    Published March 21st 2011 by Routledge

  7. Prospects for an Ethics of Architecture

    By William M. Taylor, Michael P. Levine

    Bringing together the reflections of an architectural theorist and a philosopher, this book encourages philosophers and architects, scholars and designers alike, to reconsider what they do as well as what they can do in the face of challenging times. It does so by exploring the notion...

    Published February 1st 2011 by Routledge

  8. Architect's Pocket Book

    4th Edition

    By Ann Ross, Jonathan Hetreed

    This handy pocket book brings together a wealth of useful information that architects need on a daily basis – on site or in the studio. It provides guidance on a range of tasks, from complying with the Building Regulations, including the recent revisions to Part L, to helping with...

    Published February 1st 2011 by Routledge

  9. Architect's Illustrated Pocket Dictionary

    By Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

    This pocket-sized dictionary offers huge coverage for the 40,000 plus people studying or working in architecture, construction or any of the built environment fields. From Abaciscus to Zophorus, the reader is able to quickly track down precisely the term they are looking for. It is...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  10. 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 14th 2010 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Structural Competency for Architects
    By Hollee Hitchcock Becker
    To Be Published August 4th 2014
  2. Architectural Acoustics
    By Ana M Jaramillo, Chris Steel
    To Be Published October 22nd 2014
  3. Daylighting and Integrated Lighting Design
    By Christopher Meek, Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg
    To Be Published October 23rd 2014
  4. Architecture's Pretexts
    By Aarati Kanekar
    To Be Published January 4th 2015
  5. Architectural Theory
    Edited by Harry Francis Mallgrave
    To Be Published January 14th 2015

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