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  1. Architecture in a Climate of Change

    2nd Edition

    By Peter F Smith

    Revised to incorporate and reflect changes and advances since it was first published the new edition of Architecture in a Climate of Change provides the latest basic principals of sustainability and the future of sustainable technology.Including new material on wind generation, domestic water...

    Published April 20th 2005 by Routledge

  2. Building Change

    Architecture, Politics and Cultural Agency

    By Lisa Findley

    Building Change investigates the shifting relationships between power, space and architecture in a world where a number of subjected people are reasserting their political and cultural agency. To explore these changes, the book describes and analyzes four recent building projects embedded in...

    Published March 24th 2005 by Routledge

  3. A Vision of a Living World: The Nature of Order, Book 3

    An Essay of the Art of Building and the Nature of the Universe

    By Christopher Alexander

    In Book Three of this four-volume work, Alexander presents hundreds of his own buildings and those of his contemporaries who have used methods consistent with the theory of living process.Containing nearly seven hundred pages of projects which have been built and planned in a number of&...

    Published March 8th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Architecture and Participation

    Edited by Peter Blundell Jones, Doina Petrescu, Jeremy Till

    Bringing together leading international practitioners and theorists in the field, ranging from the 1960s pioneers of participation to some of the major contemporary figures in the field, Architecture and Participation opens up the social and political aspects of our built environment, and the way...

    Published February 1st 2005 by Routledge

  5. Sustainable Architectures

    Critical Explorations of Green Building Practice in Europe and North America

    Edited by Simon Guy, Steven A. Moore

    As buildings are responsible for fifty per cent of CO2 emissions, their design has become the focus of intense technical scrutiny. Knowing how to build more technically efficient, or ecologically responsible, buildings, and being able to assemble the social resources to do so, requires different...

    Published January 26th 2005 by Routledge

  6. The Classical Orders of Architecture

    2nd Edition

    By Robert Chitham

    This is the only publication that presents a modern interpretation of the Classical Orders. The new edition of this successful title now includes the proportions in both metric and imperial measurements to make the orders more accessible and to provide a valuable reference for designers.The...

    Published December 21st 2004 by Routledge

  7. Understanding Architecture

    An Introduction to Architecture and Architectural History, 2nd Edition

    By Hazel Conway, Rowan Roenisch

    A comprehensive introduction to architecture and architectural history and exceptional in its approach, this book explores architecture as a current practice in relation to history and in relation to the wider context of cultures, conservation and the environment. This new edition brings in...

    Published December 15th 2004 by Routledge

  8. The Anxious City

    British Urbanism in the late 20th Century

    By Richard J. Williams

    In the Western world, cities have arguably never been more anxious: practical anxieties about personal safety and metaphysical anxieties about the uncertain place of the city in culture are the small change of journalism and political debate. Cities have long been regarded as problems, in need...

    Published November 25th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Surrealism and Architecture

    Edited by Thomas Mical

    This is a historically informed examination of architecture's perceived absence in surrealist thought, surrealist tendencies in the theories and projects of modern architecture, and the place of surrealist thought in contemporary design. This book represents current insights into surrealism in the...

    Published November 18th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Architectural Model as Machine

    By Albert Smith

    This book offers an explanation of why scale models are important to the design process. Albert Smith takes the reader through the history and significance of models in architecture from the magic of the Egyptian scale model to the present day.Through this description of the relationship between...

    Published October 29th 2004 by Routledge