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Forthcoming Professional Practice Books

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  1. Self-Assembly

    From Design to Production

    By Skylar Tibbits

    What if structures could build themselves or adapt to fluctuating environments? Skylar Tibbits, director of the Self-Assembly lab in the Department of Architecture at MIT, crosses the boundaries between architecture, biology, materials science and the arts, to envision a world where material...

    To Be Published April 15th 2016 by Routledge

  2. Timber Gridshells

    Architecture, Structure and Craft

    By John Chilton, Gabriel Tang

    Throughout history, people have constructed simple timber lattice shelters such as the tepee or yurt, covered with animal skins, leaves, grasses and woven fabrics. Over the last fifty years, more sophisticated ‘webs of wood’ have emerged, with timber gridshells in particular becoming a structurally...

    To Be Published May 1st 2016 by Routledge

  3. The Social Production of Architecture

    Ethics, Economies, Politics and Actions in Contemporary and Future Practice

    Edited by Doina Petrescu, Kim Trogal

    The Social Production of Architecture brings together a wide range of international contributors – including Zygmunt Bauman, Katherine Gibson, Nabeel Hamdi, Jeremy Till, Apolonija Šušteršic, and Jeanne van Heeswijk – to debate the right to produce architecture in the context of current political,...

    To Be Published May 1st 2016 by Routledge

  4. Energy Accounts

    Architectural Representations of Energy, Climate, and the Future

    Edited by Dan Willis, William W. Braham, Katsuhiko Muramoto, Daniel Barber

    To Be Published May 1st 2016 by Routledge

  5. Sketching for Engineers and Architects

    By Ron E. Slade

    Using real working drawings from a 50 year career, Ron Slade shows how drawing remains at the heart of the design process in the everyday working life of engineers and architects. The book explains simple techniques that can be learnt and used to enhance any professional’s natural ability. Using...

    To Be Published May 1st 2016 by Routledge

  6. Advancing Wood Architecture

    A Computational Approach

    Edited by Achim Menges, Oliver David Krieg, Tobias Schwinn

    Advancing Wood Architecture offers the first comprehensive overview of the new architectural possibilities that are offered by cutting edge computational technologies in wood construction. It features the project-based work of four research groups that bridge research and practice, showcasing how...

    To Be Published May 15th 2016 by Routledge

  7. Urban Squares as Places, Links and Displays

    Successes and Failures

    By Jon Lang, Nancy Marshall

    To Be Published May 15th 2016 by Routledge

  8. Diversity among Architects

    From Margin to Center

    By Craig Wilkins

    Diversity among Architects presents a series of essays questioning the homogeneity of architecture practitioners, who remain overwhelmingly male and Caucasian, to help you create a field more representative of the population you serve. The book is the collected work of author Craig L....

    To Be Published May 16th 2016 by Routledge