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  1. Architecture and Armed Conflict

    The Politics of Destruction

    Edited by JoAnne Mancini, Keith Bresnahan

    Architecture and Armed Conflict is the first multi-authored scholarly book to address this theme from a comparative, interdisciplinary perspective. By bringing together specialists from a range of relevant fields, and with knowledge of case studies across time and space, it provides the first...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Return of Nature

    Sustaining Architecture in the Face of Sustainability

    Edited by Preston Scott Cohen, Erika Naginski

    The Return of Nature asks you to critique your conception of nature and your approach to architectural sustainability and green design. What do the terms mean? Are they de facto design requirements? Or are they unintended design replacements? The book is divided into five parts giving you...

    Published July 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Women, Practice, Architecture

    ‘Resigned Accommodation’ and ‘Usurpatory Practice’

    Edited by Naomi Stead

    The image of the architect is undeniably gendered. While the male architect might be celebrated as the ideal man in Hollywood romantic comedies, blessed with practicality and creativity in equal measure to impeccable taste and an enviable lifestyle, the image of the woman architect is not so clear...

    Published June 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Conversations With Form

    A Workbook for Students of Architecture

    By N. John Habraken, Andrés Mignucci, Jonathan Teicher

    Through a progressive series of exercises - accompanied by observational studies, examples and applied theory - Conversations with Form: A Workbook for Students of Architecture improves designers’ understanding, dexterity and resilience in making form. It specifically focuses on the skills needed...

    Published June 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Architectural Topographies

    A Graphic Lexicon of How Buildings Touch the Ground

    By Tomà Berlanda

    Architectural Topographies is a critical dictionary for architects and landscape architects in which the graphic lexicon can be read from a beginning, the ground, to a conclusion, the specific case studies. Meant as a tool to help you recognise, analyse, choose, and invent solutions, the book's key...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Architectural System Structures

    Integrating Design Complexity in Industrialised Construction

    By Kasper Sánchez Vibæk

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    This book proposes a system structure in architectural design that conceptualises a systemic level in architecture and construction that lies between general construction techniques and specific architectural results. In order to make such a system structure operational, the elaboration of a model...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Doing Disability Differently

    An alternative handbook on architecture, dis/ability and designing for everyday life

    By Jos Boys

    This ground-breaking book aims to take a new and innovative view on how disability and architecture might be connected. Rather than putting disability at the end of the design process, centred mainly on compliance, it sees disability – and ability – as creative starting points for the whole design...

    Published May 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Architecture Against the Post-Political

    Essays in Reclaiming the Critical Project

    Edited by Nadir Lahiji

    Written by a team of renowned contributors and carefully edited to address the themes laid out by the editors in their introduction, the book includes theoretical issues concerning the questions of aesthetics and politics and addresses city and urban strategies within the general critique of the "...

    Published May 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Architecture Live Projects

    Pedagogy into Practice

    Edited by Harriet Harriss, Lynnette Widder

    Architecture Live Projects provides a persuasive, evidence-based advocacy for moving a particular kind of architectural learning, known as Live Projects, towards a holistic integration into current and future architectural curricula. Live Projects are work completed in the borderlands between...

    Published May 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge