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  1. The Architecture of Light

    Recent Approaches to Designing with Natural Light

    By Mary Ann Steane

    Reviewing the use of natural light by architects in the era of electricity, this book aims to show that natural light not only remains a potential source of order in architecture, but that natural lighting strategies impose a usefully creative discipline on design. Considering an approach to...

    Published April 18th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Integral Sustainable Design

    Transformative Perspectives

    By Mark DeKay

    This book offers practical and theoretical tools for more effective sustainable design solutions and for communicating sustainable design ideas to today's diverse stakeholders. It uses integral theory to make sense of the many competing ideas in this area and offers a powerful conceptual framework...

    Published April 7th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Derrida for Architects

    By Richard Coyne

    Series: Thinkers for Architects

    Looking afresh at the implications of Jacques Derrida’s thinking for architecture, this book simplifies his ideas in a clear, concise way. Derrida‘s treatment of key philosophical texts has been labelled as "deconstruction," a term that resonates with architecture. Although his main focus is...

    Published March 21st 2011 by Routledge

  4. Around and About Stock Orchard Street

    Edited by Sarah Wigglesworth

    9/10 Stock Orchard Street, colloquially known as the Straw House, is a house and an office designed by two architects for their own use. Completed in 2000, the buildings were experimental in design, execution and inhabitation, and have resisted categorization, challenged received wisdom and...

    Published March 16th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Meaning in Landscape Architecture and Gardens

    Edited by Marc Treib

    While we all live our lives in designed landscapes of various types, only on occasion do we consider what these landscapes mean to us and how they have acquired that significance. Can a landscape architect or garden designer really imbue new settings with meaning, or does meaning evolve over time,...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Eleven Exercises in the Art of Architectural Drawing

    Slow Food for the Architect's Imagination

    By Marco Frascari

    This book deals with the critical nature and crucial role of architectural drawings. A manual which is essentially not a manual; it is an elucidation of an elegant manner for practising architecture. Organized around eleven exercises, the book does not emphasize speed, nor incorporate many...

    Published February 25th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Prospects for an Ethics of Architecture

    By William M. Taylor, Michael P. Levine

    Bringing together the reflections of an architectural theorist and a philosopher, this book encourages philosophers and architects, scholars and designers alike, to reconsider what they do as well as what they can do in the face of challenging times. It does so by exploring the notion...

    Published February 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  8. Architecture, Crisis and Resuscitation

    The Reproduction of Post-Fordism in Late-Twentieth-Century Architecture

    By Tahl Kaminer

    Studying the relation of architecture to society, this book explains the manner in which the discipline of architecture adjusted itself in order to satisfy new pressures by society. Consequently, it offers an understanding of contemporary conditions and phenomena, ranging from the...

    Published January 19th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The City Reader

    5th Edition

    Edited by Richard T. LeGates, Frederic Stout

    Series: Routledge Urban Reader Series

    The fifth edition of the highly successful City Reader juxtaposes the best classic and contemporary writings on the city. It contains fifty-seven selections including seventeen new contributions by experts including Elijah Anderson, Robert Bruegmann, Michael Dear, Jan Gehl,...

    Published January 12th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Benjamin for Architects

    By Brian Elliott

    Series: Thinkers for Architects

    Walter Benjamin has become a decisive reference point for a whole range of critical disciplines, as he constructed a unique and provocative synthesis of aesthetics, politics and philosophy. Examining Benjamin’s contributions to cultural criticism in relation to the works of Max Ernst, Adolf Loos,...

    Published December 8th 2010 by Routledge