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  1. Interpretation in Architecture

    Design as Way of Thinking

    By Adrian Snodgrass, Richard Coyne

    Drawing on cultural theory, phenomenology and concepts from Asian art and philosophy, this book reflects on the role of interpretation in the act of architectural creation, bringing an intellectual and scholarly dimension to real-world architectural design practice. For practising architects as...

    Published December 1st 2005 by Routledge

  2. Material Architecture

    By John Fernandez

    Composed of a series of essays, this book deals with the broad issues affecting the nature of architectural materials and provides a focused review of the state of the art materials. It also provides designers with the tools they need to evaluate and select from the thousands of different materials...

    Published October 17th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Future Forms and Design For Sustainable Cities

    Edited by Mike Jenks, Nicola Dempsey

    Concentrating on the planning and design of cities, the three sections take a logical route through the discussion from the broad considerations at regional and city scale, to the larger city at high and lower densities through to design considerations on the smaller block scale. Key design issues...

    Published July 29th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Architect's Pocket Book of Kitchen Design

    By Charlotte Baden-Powell

    As with the best-selling 'Architects Pocket Book' this title includes everyday information which the architect/designer normally has to find from a wide variety of sources and which is not always easily to hand.Focusing on kitchen design, this book is of use to the student as well as the...

    Published July 27th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Building Structures

    From Concepts to Design, 2nd Edition

    By Malcom Millais, Malcolm Millais

    A thorough introduction to building for the non-expert, this book is a one-stop book reference source for knowing everything important about building structures. Readers: follow the history of structural understanding grasp all the concepts of structural behaviour via step by step...

    Published March 2nd 2005 by Taylor & Francis

  6. The Modern Airport Terminal

    New Approaches to Airport Architecture, 2nd Edition

    By Brian Edwards

    This comprehensive guide to the planning and design of airport terminals and their facilities covers all types of airport terminal found around the world and highlights the environmental and technical issues that the designer has to address. Contemporary examples are critically reviewed through a...

    Published February 15th 2005 by Taylor & Francis

  7. An Urban Approach To Climate Sensitive Design

    Strategies for the Tropics

    By Rohinton Emmanuel

    The need to respond to the rapidly changing city climate is particularly urgent in the tropics where the urban transition is currently at its peak. While the need is clearly felt by the tropical urban dwellers, texts that provide an overview of the problem and indicate possible design solutions are...

    Published February 7th 2005 by Taylor & Francis

  8. Performative Architecture

    Beyond Instrumentality

    Edited by Branko Kolarevic, Ali Malkawi

    This book addresses the emergence of a new kind of architecture, in which building performance is a guiding design principle, adopting new performance-based priorities for the design of cities, buildings, landscape and infrastructures. This emerging architecture places broadly defined performance...

    Published December 17th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Smart Materials and Technologies

    For the Architecture and Design Professions

    By D. Michelle Addington, Daniel Schodek

    Today, architects and designers are beginning to look toward developments in new"smart" or "intelligent" materials and technologies for solutions to long-standing problemsin building design. However, these new materials have so far been applied in a diversebut largely idiosyncratic nature, because...

    Published October 16th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Environmental Diversity in Architecture

    Edited by Mary Ann Steane, Koen Steemers

    This book takes the position that the dynamic of the architectural environment is a key aspect of good design, yet one which is not well anticipated or understood. Environmental variety is a design characteristic closely related to our experience of architecture - an architecture of the senses....

    Published September 16th 2004 by Routledge