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  1. 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 June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Mapping the Global Architect of Alterity

    Practice, Representation and Education

    By Michael Jenson

    Due to globalization, cultural spaces are now developing with no tangible connection to geographical place. The territorial logic traditionally used to underpin architecture and envision our built environment is being radically altered, forcing the adoption of a new method of conceptualizing space/...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. City Halls and Civic Materialism

    Towards a Global History of Urban Public Space

    Edited by Swati Chattopadhyay, Jeremy White

    Series: Architext

    The town hall or city hall as a place of local governance is historically related to the founding of cities in medieval Europe. As the space of representative civic authority it aimed to set the terms of public space and engagement with the citizenry. In subsequent centuries, as the idea and built...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge