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  1. Architecture and Climate

    An Environmental History of British Architecture 1600–2000

    By Dean Hawkes

    This book traces the evolving relationship between the architecture and climate of Britain from the late sixteenth to the twentieth century. Through detailed studies of buildings by major architects it explores how the unique character of the climate of the British Isles has had a fundamental...

    Published January 18th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Weather Architecture

    By Jonathan Hill

    Weather Architecture further extends Jonathan Hill’s investigation of authorship by recognising the creativity of the weather. At a time when environmental awareness is of growing relevance, the overriding aim is to understand a history of architecture as a history of weather and thus to consider...

    Published January 18th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Living Over the Store

    Architecture and Local Urban Life

    By Howard Davis

    The shop/house – the building combining commercial/retail uses and dwellings – appears over many periods of history in most cities in the world. This book combines architectural history, cross-cultural understandings and accounts of contemporary policy and building practice to provide a...

    Published January 15th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Persistent Modelling

    Extending the Role of Architectural Representation

    Edited by Phil Ayres

    With contributions from some of the world’s most advanced thinkers on this subject, this book is essential reading for anyone looking at new ways of thinking about the digital within architecture. It speculates upon implications of Persistent Modelling for architectural practice, reconsidering the...

    Published January 8th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Exercises in Architecture

    Learning to Think as an Architect

    By Simon Unwin

    Architecture is a doing word. You can learn a great deal about the workings of architecture through analysing examples but a fuller understanding of its powers and potential comes through practice, by trying to do it... This book offers student architects a series of exercises that will develop...

    Published January 5th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Madness, Architecture and the Built Environment

    Psychiatric Spaces in Historical Context

    Edited by James Moran, Leslie Topp, Jonathan Andrews

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    This is the first volume of papers devoted to an examination of the relationship between mental health/illness and the construction and experience of space. This historical analysis with contributions from leading experts will enlighten and intrigue in equal measure. The first rigorous scholarly...

    Published December 8th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Writing the Modern City

    Literature, Architecture, Modernity

    Edited by Sarah Edwards, Jonathan Charley

    Literary texts and buildings have always represented space, narrated cultural and political values, and functioned as sites of personal and collective identity. In the twentieth century, new forms of narrative have represented cultural modernity, political idealism and architectural innovation.&...

    Published November 17th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Scale

    Imagination, Perception and Practice in Architecture

    Edited by Gerald Adler, Timothy Brittain-Catlin, Gordana Fontana-Giusti

    Series: Critiques

    Scale is a word which underlies much of architectural and urban design practice, its history and theory, and its technology. Its connotations have traditionally been linked with the humanities, in the sense of relating to human societies and to human form. ‘To build in scale’ is an aspiration that...

    Published October 19th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Bernard Tschumi: Parc de la Villette

    SuperCrit #4

    By Samantha Hardingham, Kester Rattenbury

    Series: Supercrit

    The Supercrit series revisits some of the most influential architectural projects of the recent past and examines their impact on the way we think and design today. Based on live studio debates between protagonists and critics, the books describe, explore and criticise these major projects....

    Published September 28th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Architecture in the Space of Flows

    Edited by Andrew Ballantyne, Christopher Smith

    Traditionally, architecture has been preoccupied with the resolution of form. That concern helps to make photogenic buildings, which have received a great deal of attention. This book looks instead at the idea of the flows, which connects things together and moves between things. It is more...

    Published September 1st 2011 by Routledge