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  1. Companion to Urban Design

    Edited by Tridib Banerjee, Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris

    Today the practice of urban design has forged a distinctive identity with applications at many different scales – ranging from the block or street scale to the scale of metropolitan and regional landscapes. Urban design interfaces many aspects of contemporary public policy – multiculturalism,...

    Published February 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Process: Material and Representation in Architecture

    By Gail Peter Borden

    This book examines the interrelationship of representational methods and material systems as fundamental drivers of the design process. Identifying four primary categories of representational logics - point, line, surface, mass - each category is illustrated through four precedent projects that...

    Published January 31st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Fire from First Principles

    A Design Guide to International Building Fire Safety, 4th Edition

    By Paul Stollard

    Fire safety is a fundamental requirement of any building, and is of concern to several professions which contribute to the construction process. Following on from the success of the previous three editions, Paul Stollard has returned to update and expand this classic introduction to&...

    Published January 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Lighting: Interior and Exterior

    2nd Edition

    By Robert Bean

    This comprehensive and practical guide takes you step-by-step through the core concepts and applications of architectural lighting. Now completely revised and updated for the second edition, this book: Includes all new information on the latest regulations and recommendations Provides special...

    Published January 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Analysing Architecture

    4th Edition

    By Simon Unwin

    Now in its fourth edition, Analysing Architecture has become internationally established as the best introduction to architecture. Aimed primarily at those wishing to become professional architects, it also offers those in disciplines related to architecture (from archaeology to stage design,...

    Published January 7th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Lina Bo Bardi

    The Theory of Architectural Practice

    By Cathrine Veikos

    The architect, Lina Bo Bardi (1914–1992), has long been considered one of the major modern architects of the twentieth century in Brazil. Her iconic Museum of Art of São Paulo (1968), and the bold, Social Service for Commerce Building-Pompéia, São Paulo (1986), have gained recognition in...

    Published December 17th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Theories of the Digital in Architecture

    Edited by Rivka Oxman, Robert Oxman

    In the form of a critical anthology, this book interlaces an ensemble of seminal articles by leading figures in the theory and practice of digital design with a series of original theoretical texts. It develops a meta-theory of the emerging interactions of media technologies and design in...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Elements of Architecture

    From Form to Place, 2nd Edition

    By Pierre von Meiss

    Modernity has opened the way towards a grand diversity of form. However, even if architecture is a cultural phenomenon, this does not mean it is a product of fashion – it is not ephemeral enough for that. An architect just starting out is best advised to aim for the essential, or to rediscover...

    Published November 26th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Architecture in Formation

    On the Nature of Information in Digital Architecture

    Edited by Pablo Lorenzo-Eiroa, Aaron Sprecher

    Architecture in Formation is the first digital architecture manual that bridges multiple relationships between theory and practice, proposing a vital resource to structure the upcoming second digital revolution. Sixteen essays from practitioners, historians and theorists look at how information...

    Published November 25th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Staircases

    History, Repair and Conservation

    Edited by James W. P. Campbell, Michael Tutton

    The staircase dates back to the very beginning of architectural history. Virtually every significant building from the ziggurats of ancient Mesopotamia to the present day, has not only contained one or more staircases, but has celebrated them. For such an apparently simple part of a building they...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge