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  1. Architect's Legal Handbook

    9th Edition

    Edited by Anthony Speaight

    Architect's Legal Handbook is the most widely used reference on the law for architects in practice, and the established leading textbook on law for architectural students. The ninth edition includes all the latest development in the law that affect an architect’s work, and comprehensive coverage...

    Published January 29th 2010 by Routledge

  2. The West

    From the Advent of Christendom to the Eve of Reformation

    By Christopher Tadgell

    Series: Architecture in Context

    Christopher Tadgell covers the major architectural traditions of the Middle Ages, from the Romanesque architecture of the ninth and tenth centuries, built on the legacy of ancient Rome and including elements from Carolingian, Ottonian, Byzantine and northern European traditions, through to the...

    Published May 6th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Dictionary of Architecture and Building Construction

    By Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

    With more than 20,000 words and terms individually defined, the Dictionary offers huge coverage for anyone studying or working in architecture, construction or any of the built environment fields.The innovative and detailed cross-referencing system allows readers to track down elusive definitions...

    Published June 10th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Atlas of Vernacular Architecture of the World

    By Marcel Vellinga, Paul Oliver, Alexander Bridge

    The first world atlas ever compiled on vernacular architecture, this comprehensive work illustrates the variety and ingenuity of the world’s vernacular building traditions from a multi-disciplinary, cross-cultural and comparative approach, using over sixty world and regional maps. Mapping such...

    Published January 10th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Metric Handbook

    3rd Edition

    By David Littlefield

    Edited by Pamela Buxton

    * Take a look at the dedicated microsite for free sample content - architecturalpress.com/the-metric-handbook * Originally devised as a guide for converting from imperial to metric measurements, 'The Metric Handbook' has since been totally transformed into the major handbook of planning and...

    Published December 17th 2007 by Routledge

  6. The East

    Buddhists, Hindus and the Sons of Heaven

    By Christopher Tadgell

    Series: Architecture in Context

    Continuing the Architecture in Context series, this second volume narrates the development of architecture across a huge swathe of the world, from the Indian subcontinent to the Japanese archipelago, over a period extending from prehistory to the arrival of Islam and its distinct traditions...

    Published November 6th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Preserving New York

    Winning the Right to Protect a City’s Landmarks

    By Anthony Wood

    Preserving New York is the largely unknown inspiring story of the origins of New York City’s nationally acclaimed landmarks law. The decades of struggle behind the law, its intellectual origins, the men and women who fought for it, the forces that shaped it, and the buildings lost and saved on the...

    Published October 25th 2007 by Routledge

  8. The Crit: An Architecture Student's Handbook

    2nd Edition

    By Charles Doidge, Charles Doidge, Rachel Sara, Rosie Parnell

    The architectural crit, review or jury is a cornerstone of architectural education around the world. The defence of ideas, drawings, and models in an open format before staff and peers is intended to be a foreground for healthy creative debate, but many students view it as hostile confrontation –...

    Published December 4th 2006 by Routledge

  9. The Dissertation

    2nd Edition

    By Iain Borden, Iain Borden, Katerina Rüedi Ray

    The Dissertation is one of the most demanding yet potentially most stimulating components of an architectural course. Properly done, it can be a valuable contribution not only to the students own learning development but also to the field of architecture as a whole. This book provides a complete...

    Published November 25th 2005 by Routledge

  10. How Designers Think

    4th Edition

    By Bryan Lawson

    How Designers Think is based on Bryan Lawson's many observations of designers at work, interviews with designers and their clients and collaborators. This extended work is the culmination of forty years' research and shows the belief that we all can, and do, design, and that we can learn to design...

    Published October 14th 2005 by Routledge