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New and Published Books

  1. Ecology and the Architectural Imagination

    By Brook Muller

    By including ecological concerns in the design process from the outset, architecture can enhance life. Author Brook Muller understands how a designer’s predispositions and poetic judgement in dealing with complex and dynamic ecological systems impact the "greenness" of built outcomes. Ecology and...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Mapping the Global Architect of Alterity

    Practice, Representation and Education

    By Michael Jenson

    Due to globalization, cultural spaces are now developing with no tangible connection to geographical place. The territorial logic traditionally used to underpin architecture and envision our built environment is being radically altered, forcing the adoption of a new method of conceptualizing space/...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. City Halls and Civic Materialism

    Towards a Global History of Urban Public Space

    Edited by Swati Chattopadhyay, Jeremy White

    Series: Architext

    The town hall or city hall as a place of local governance is historically related to the founding of cities in medieval Europe. As the space of representative civic authority it aimed to set the terms of public space and engagement with the citizenry. In subsequent centuries, as the idea and built...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Consuming Architecture

    On the occupation, appropriation and interpretation of buildings

    Edited by Daniel Maudlin, Marcel Vellinga

    Projecting forward in time from the processes of design and construction that are so often the focus of architectural discourse, Consuming Architecture examines the variety of ways in which buildings are consumed after they have been produced, focusing in particular on processes of occupation,...

    Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Revealing Architectural Design

    Methods, Frameworks and Tools

    By Philip Plowright

    how do you use methods to create unique outcomes in the architectural design process? how do you set up methods that have a high degree of success based on your intentions? how do you develop and apply conceptual tools to assist in the design process? how do you use methods to...

    Published January 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Places of the Soul

    Architecture and environmental design as a healing art, 3rd Edition

    By Christopher Day

    For Christopher Day, architecture isn’t just about the appearance of buildings but how they’re experienced as places to be in. Occupants’ experience can differ radically from designers’ intentions as their concerns and thinking differ. Additionally, multi-sensory ambience, spatial sequential...

    Published January 8th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 5th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. Negotiating the Mediated City

    Everyday Encounters with Public Screens

    By Zlatan Krajina

    Series: Comedia

    This book is an interdisciplinary empirical investigation of how people interact with public screens in their daily lives. In more and more surprising locations, screens of various kinds appear within the sightlines of passers-by in contemporary cities. Outdoor advertisers target audiences which...

    Published December 6th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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