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Forthcoming Theory of Architecture Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Design Intervention (Routledge Revivals)

    Toward a More Humane Architecture

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Jacqueline Vischer, Edward White

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Design Intervention: Toward a More Humane Architecture, first published in 1991, intends to demonstrate that interest in social issues is alive and well in architecture, that there is a small but effective cadre of dedicated professionals who continue to commit themselves to solving social problems...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Interpreting Site

    Studies in Perception, Representation, and Design

    By Genevieve S. Baudoin

    Interpreting Site explains the basic methods architects use to translate what you perceive to represent the complex conditions that physically and mentally "construe" a site, helping to shape the ultimate design. Within each of the four themes---defining site, experiencing site, spatializing site,...

    To Be Published June 11th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Drawing the Unbuildable

    Seriality and Reproduction in Architecture

    By Nerma Cridge

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    Architecture is conventionally seen as being synonymous with building. In contrast, this book introduces and defines a new category - the unbuildable. The unbuildable involves projects that are not just unbuilt, but cannot be built. This distinct form of architectural project has an important and...

    To Be Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Building Dynamics

    Exploring Architecture of Change

    Edited by Branko Kolarevic, Vera Parlac

    Buildings are increasingly ‘dynamic’: equipped with sensors, actuators and controllers, they ‘self-adjust’ in response to changes in the external and internal environments and patterns of use. Building Dynamics asks how this change manifests itself and what it means for architecture as buildings...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Virilio for Architects

    By John Armitage

    Series: Thinkers for Architects

    Paul Virilio is an innovative figure in the study of architecture, space, and the city. Virilio for Architects primes readers for their first encounter with his crucial texts on some of the vital theoretical debates of the twenty-first century, including: Oblique Architecture and Bunker...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The City Reader

    6th Edition

    Edited by Richard T. LeGates, Frederic Stout

    Series: Routledge Urban Reader Series

    The sixth edition of the highly successful The City Reader juxtaposes the very best classic and contemporary writings on the city to provide the comprehensive mapping of the terrain of Urban Studies and Planning old and new. The City Reader is the anchor volume in the Routledge Urban...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Economy and Architecture

    Edited by Juliet Odgers, Mhairi McVicar, Stephen Kite

    Economy and Architecture addresses a timely, critical, and much-debated topic in both its historical and contemporary dimensions. From the Apple Store in New York City, to the street markets of the Pan American Highway; from commercial Dubai to the public schools of Australia, this book takes a...

    To Be Published July 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture, 1760 - 1860

    By Daniel Maudlin

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture is a history of the late Georgian phenomenon of the architect-designed cottage and the architectural discourse that articulated it. It is a study of small buildings built on country estates and not so small buildings built in picturesque rural...

    To Be Published August 4th 2015 by Routledge

  9. What Architecture Means

    Connecting Ideas and Design

    By Denise Costanzo

    What Architecture Means introduces you to architecture and allows you to explore the connections between design ideas and values across time, space, and culture. It equips you to play an active and informed role in architecture either as a professional or as a consumer, client, and citizen. By...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Architecture and Systems Ecology

    Thermodynamic Principles of Environmental Building Design, in three parts

    By William W. Braham

    Modern buildings are both wasteful machines that can be made more efficient and instruments of the massive, metropolitan system engendered by the power of high-quality fuels. A comprehensive method of environmental design must reconcile the techniques of efficient building design with the radical...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge