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  1. 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 15th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 25th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 24th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 19th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Skins, Envelopes, and Enclosures

    Concepts for Designing Building Exteriors

    By Mayine L. Yu

    Integrate the best building envelope construction methods, materials science, and structural principles in your work using this book as a resource to help you… With more than seventy significant case studies located in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia from prehistory to the present,...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Design of Lighting

    2nd Edition

    By Peter Tregenza, David Loe

    This fully updated edition of the successful book The Design of Lighting, provides the lighting knowledge needed by the architect in practice, the interior designer and students of both disciplines. The new edition offers a clear structure, carefully selected material and linking of lighting with...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Seeing and Making in Architecture

    Design Exercises

    By Taiji Miyasaka

    You always aim to achieve that moment of insight that leads to ingenuity and novelty in your design, but sometimes it remains elusive. This book presents a variety of techniques for mapping and making hands-on design/build projects, and relates this work to real architecture. It helps you to learn...

    Published September 18th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Architecture in Motion

    The history and development of portable building

    By Robert Kronenburg

    The idea that architecture can be portable is one that grabs the imagination of both designers and the people who use it, perhaps because it so often forecasts a dynamic and creative solution to the complex problems of our contemporary mobile society, while at the same time dealing with issues...

    Published September 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Lessons from Vernacular Architecture

    Edited by Willi Weber, Simos Yannas

    The architectural community has had a strong and continuing interest in traditional and vernacular architecture. Lessons from Vernacular Architecture takes lessons directly from traditional and vernacular architecture and offers them to the reader as guidance and inspiration for new buildings. The...

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Convergence: An Architectural Agenda for Energy

    By Kiel Moe

    Convergence is based on the thermodynamic premise that architecture should maximize its ecological and architectural power. No matter how paradoxical it might initially seem, architects should maximize energy intake, maximize energy use, and maximize energy feedback and reinforcement. This presumes...

    Published July 16th 2013 by Routledge