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  1. Q&A with Andy Clayden, Co-Author of “Natural Burial”

    Andy Clayden discusses his new title, Natural Burial, and its significance as the first book on this subject to bring together all the groups and individuals involved in the practice, explaining the facts behind this type of burial and exploring a topic which is attracting significant media interest and an upsurge of sites internationally. 

  2. Let Us Open the Door for You: Architect’s Guidebooks to Structures

    Editors Paul McMullin and Jonathan Price of the upcoming Architect's Guidebooks to Structures series set out to bridge the gap between architecture and scructural engineering.  Read more...

  3. Q&A with Katrin Bohn and AndrĂ© Viljoen, Authors of Second Nature Urban Agriculture

    Authors Katrin Bohn and André Viljoen discuss their new title, Second Nature Urban Agriculture. This book updates and extends the authors' concept for introducing productive urban landscapes, including urban agriculture, into cities as essential elements of sustainable urban infrastructure. It reviews recent research and projects on the subject and presents concrete actions aimed at making urban agriculture happen. 

  4. Peter Larkham Discusses New Title: Alternative Visions of Post-War Reconstruction

    The history of post Second World War reconstruction has recently become an important field of research around the world; Alternative Visions of Post-War Reconstruction is a provocative work that questions the orthodoxies of twentieth century design history. Co-editor, Peter Larkham, sat down with Routledge to discuss the book's significance and his interest in mid-twentieth century urban design and city planning, particularly the period between the start of the Second World War to the mid-sixties.   

  5. The 1st International Conference on Zero Carbon Buildings Today and in the Future

    Meet author of Designing Zero Carbon Buildings Using Dynamic Simulation Methods, Ljubomir Jankovic, at the 1st International Conference on Zero Carbon Buildings Today and in the Future...details below!

  6. Just Published! - Architectural Temperance

    Architectural Temperance examines relations between Bourbon Spain and papal Rome (1700-1759) through the lens of cultural politics. With a focus on key Spanish architects sent to study in Rome by the Bourbon Kings, the book also discusses the establishment of a program of architectural education at the newly founded Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando in Madrid.

    Coming Soon

    For a full list of books in the Routledge Research in Architecture series click here

  7. Campus Trends: Hub Buildings

    In their survey of the contemporary climate of campus master planning and architecture University Trends, Jonathan Coulson, Paul Roberts and Isabelle Taylor outline the most widespread, significant and innovative trends currently shaping the physical environments of higher education institutions across the world. Here, Jonathan Coulson profiles the rise of one of these trends, the hub building. 

  8. Author Gayle Souter-Brown on Her New Book, “Landscape and Urban Design for Health and Well-Being”

    Gayle Souter-Brown took a moment to discuss the field of design for health and well-being.  Her new book, Landscape and Urban Design for Health and Well-Being, examines the evidence behind the positive effects of designed landscapes, and explains effective methods and approaches which can be put into practice by those seeking to reduce costs and add value through outdoor spaces. 

  9. Energy Resources Free to View Throughout August

    Don't miss out on the opportunity to view a selection of Energy titles for free throughout the month of August! We have carefully selected titles covering Bioenergy, Energy Efficiency, and Solar Energy. We hope these titles will provide you with useful summer reading and offer helpful preparation for the upcoming academic year. 

  10. From Sustainability to Transformation: Crafting a Fundamental Shift

    We are pleased to present a new Routledge Sustainability blog post written by Aseem Inam, author of Designing Urban Transformation.

    With a new entry every fortnight, blog posts written by various Routledge authors will be displayed both on the Routledge website and on our Facebook page. Each post within Facebook will be open to comments so please feel free to voice your thoughts! You can view all of our past blog posts here as well. 

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