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Energy-efficient Office Refurbishment: Designing for Comfort

by Simon Burton

Little has been published on the subject of energy-efficient refurbishment of offices, despite the growing need to refurbish older office building stock throughout Europe, and the global requirement to conserve...


Teaching and Learning Building Design and Construction

by David Dowdle & Vian Ahmed

Innovation in building design and construction depends on innovative strategies being developed by teachers and practitioners, made available to students and then professionally adopted. Successful transfer...


An Anthropology of Architecture

by Victor Buchli

An Anthropology of Architecture is the first book for students on this topic. Covering both history and theory, it examines architecture as material culture, exploring its role in forming and defining social...


The Best Gift: A Record of the Carnegie Libraries in Ontario

by Margaret Beckman, Stephen Langmead & John Black

This book is a vivid reminder of the early days of library development in Ontario. The beautiful buildings which still grace Ontario towns and villages, as illustrated, are a part of our provincial heritage....


Eaea 11 2013

by Eugenio Morello & Barbara E.A. Piga

The 11th European Architectural Envisioning Association Conference (Politecnico di Milano, Milan, 25-28 September 2013) is a platform for communicating and exchanging experimental research, applications and...


Heretics and Heroes: How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World

by Thomas Cahill

From the inimitable bestselling author Thomas Cahill, another popular history—this one focusing on how the innovations of the Renaissance and the Reformation changed the Western world. A truly revolutionary...


50 Architecture Ideas You Really Need to Know

by Philip Wilkinson

From the Pyramids of Giza to the Guggenheim, this lively guide explains the key concepts and inventions in architecture clearly and concisely. Exploring the myriad ways in which the built environment is shaped...


Use Matters: An Alternative History of Architecture

by Kenny Cupers

Bringing together promising young authors, prominent scholars, and cutting edge practitioners, Use Matters explores how the user has been a critical source of invention over the past century, prompting us to...


Goodman for Architects

by Remei Capdevila-Werning

An accessible introduction to the aspects of Goodman's philosophy which have been the most influential among architects and architectural theorists.


Design for the Changing Educational Landscape: Space, Place and the Future of Learning

by Andrew Harrison & Les Hutton

The complete design guide for any architect working on a learning environment from pre-school to tertiary education.


Canadian Art in the Twentieth Century

by Joan Murray

Joan Murray discusses social and political events in combination with the movements, ideas, attitudes, styles, and important groups in Canadian art of this century.


Design Expertise

by Bryan Lawson & Kees Dorst

Design Expertise explores what it takes to become an expert designer.It examines the perception of expertise in design and asks what knowledge, skills, attributes and experiences are necessary in order to design...


The New Eco-Architecture: Alternatives from the Modern Movement

by Colin Porteous

This book builds a historical bridge between architectural science and theory/design. It seeks to address neglected aspects of the Modern Movement.


Empire Building: Orientalism and Victorian Architecture

by Mark Crinson

First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Maritime Economics: Management and Marketing

by Terry Knight

Now in its second edition Maritime Economics provides a valuable introduction to the organisation and workings of the global shipping industry. The author outlines the economic theory as well as many of the...


Life-Cost Approach to Building Evaluation

by Craig Langston

Life-cost approach to building evaluation comprehensively addresses in a reader-friendly, accessible way the fundamentals of life-cost studies in the built environment. It includes the time-value of money, discounted...


Site Planning and Design Handbook, Second Edition

by Thomas Russ

Essential site planning and design strategies, up-to-date with the latest sustainable development techniquesDiscover how to incorporate sound environmental considerations into traditional site design processes....


Building the State: Architecture, Politics, and State Formation in Postwar Central Europe

by Virag Molnar

The built environment of former socialist countries is often deemed uniform and drab, an apt reflection of a repressive regime. This book peeks behind the gray façade to reveal a colourful struggle over competing...


The Selective Environment

by Dean Hawkes, with Jane McDonald & Koen Steemers

The complex art of architecture embraces all of the concerns of the world's cultures. It meets the fundamental needs for shelter from the elements, but, almost from its origins, has acquired other purposes and...


Climate Responsive Design: A Study of Buildings in Moderate and Hot Humid Climates

by Richard Hyde

Climate Responsive Design provides a unique source for students and practising architects requiring guidance on climatic design. Covering theory and application it provides examples of innovative and best practice...