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Forthcoming Structure, Materials and Detailing Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Louis I. Kahn

    Towards the Zero Degree of Concrete, 1960-1974

    By Anna Rosellini

    Through sheer determination and courage, Kahn has researched the nature of concrete in the form of precast, cast in place or blocks. Each of his renowned works in exposed concrete, such as the Yale Art Gallery, the Richards Laboratories, the Bath House, the Salk Institute, the National Assembly,...

    To Be Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Daylighting and Integrated Lighting Design

    By Christopher Meek, Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg

    Series: PocketArchitecture

    Daylighting and Integrated Lighting Design provides architects, building designers, and students clear direction for the successful inclusion of daylight and integrated electric light in buildings. It presents design teams with the performance analysis resources, energy saving estimates and user...

    To Be Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Architectural Acoustics

    By Ana M Jaramillo, Chris Steel

    Series: PocketArchitecture

    The application of good acoustic design can seem daunting to designers when trying to understand the often-complex physics of sound control. The ever-increasing number of standards and performance criteria that can be requested on new developments further complicates acoustics for architects....

    To Be Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Cognitive Architecture

    Designing for How We Respond to the Built Environment

    By Ann Sussman, Justin B Hollander

    In Cognitive Architecture, the authors review new findings in psychology and neuroscience to help architects and planners better understand their clients as the sophisticated mammals they are, arriving in the world with built-in responses to the environment that have evolved over millennia. The...

    To Be Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Materials Science In Construction: An Introduction

    By Ash Ahmed, John Sturges

    Materials Science in Construction explains the science behind the properties and behaviour of construction's most fundamental materials (metals, cement and concrete, polymers, timber, bricks and blocks, glass and plaster). In particular, the critical factors affecting in situ materials are examined...

    To Be Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Sustainability in Architecture and Urban Design

    By Carl Bovill

    Sustainability in Architecture and Urban Design will help you understand the nature of the sustainability problem and show you how to implement your design for a sustainable future. Organized in six parts, the problem, the environment, the residential scale, the commercial scale, the urban scale,...

    To Be Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Architecture Beyond Criticism

    Expert Judgment and Performance Evaluation

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Aaron Davis, Ashraf Salama, Andrea Hardy

    For the first time, this book demonstrates that the two paradigms of architectural criticism and performance evaluation can not only co-exist but complement each other in the assessment of built works. As architecture takes more principled stances worldwide, from environmental sustainability to...

    To Be Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Sustainable Timber Design

    Construction for 21st Century Architecture

    By Michael Dickson, Dave Parker

    This new professional resource covers the design and engineering relevance of timber grade, form and detail through: historical reference to forestry and building craftsmanship - the nature of wood and the heritage of timber construction principles of architectural design and...

    To Be Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Site and Composition

    Design Strategies in Architecture and Urbanism

    By Enis Aldallal, Husam AlWaer, Soumyen Bandyopadhyay

    Site and Composition examines design strategies and tactics in site practice and site making. Some design has suffered due to an oversimplification of the definition of site, however many designers try to prospect deeper engagement with the physical qualities of place and the craft of the site....

    To Be Published January 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Detailing of Landscape - Surfaces

    Digital detailing for landscape architects and garden designers

    Garden and landscape designs need to contain accurate and clear detailing to ensure the highest quality constructions. This book contains the elements most often used when detailing surfaces, with key information on standards, guidance and construction that the practitioner must be aware of....

    To Be Published January 1st 2015 by Routledge