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A Romany in the Country

by A. Trystan Edwards

The Rev. George Bramwell Evens was, under the pseudonym Romany (and sometimes The Tramp), a British radio broadcaster and writer on countryside and natural history matters - quite possibly the first to broadcast...


Translucent Building Skins: Material Innovations in Modern and Contemporary Architecture

by Scott Murray

Exploring the design of innovative building enclosure systems (or skins) in contemporary architecture and their precedents in earlier twentieth century modern architecture, this book examines the tectonics,...


Design Education for a Sustainable Future

by Rob Fleming

Argues for a change in design education: from an individualistic and competitive model focused on greening to a new approach defined by an integral consciousness


Architecture Re-Assembled: The Use (and Abuse) of History

by Trevor Garnham

Beginning from the rise of modern history in the eighteenth century, this book examines how changing ideas in the discipline of history itself has affected architecture from the beginning of modernity up to...


An Archaeology of Architecture: Photowriting the Built Environment

by Dennis Tedlock & Arthur Sze

Page by page, this book takes us on a journey through the built world that ranges from Greece to Guatemala and from New York to San Francisco. Tedlock practices what he calls photowriting, a creative process...


Hotel Design, Planning and Development

by Richard H. Penner, Lawrence Adams & Walter Rutes

Hotel Design, Planning and Development presents the most significant hotels developed internationally in the last ten years so that you can be well-informed of recent trends. The book outlines essential planning...


Architectural Research Methods

by Linda N. Groat & David Wang

A practical guide to research for architects and designers—now updated and expanded!

From searching for the best glass to prevent glare to determining how clients might react to the color choice for restaurant...


Managing the Brief for Better Design

by Alastair Blyth & John Worthington

Based on extensive research, this book offers an understanding of the briefing process and its importance to the built environment. The coverage extends beyond new build covering briefing for services and fit-outs....


The Idea of Building: Thought and Action in the Design and Production of Buildings

by Steven Groak

This book is unique in its attempt to explore the many ways we have of thinking about buildings. In particular it raises questions about the kinds of knowledge we have and will need in designing, making and...


Marketing for Architects and Engineers: A New Approach

by Brian Richardson

Professional services marketing is a relatively new form of marketing that has been recogonized only since the late 1980s. Most of the attempts to write about marketing for professional services have been a...


Sustainable Housing: Principles and Practice

by Brian Edwards & David Turrent

Written by experts, Sustainable Housing brings new perspectives on residential sustainability, using case studies of latest practice. This book is based upon the 'Housing and Sustainability' conference at the...


Shapely Bodies: The Image of Porcelain in Eighteenth-Century France

by Christine A. Jones

French artisans began trials to reproduce fine Chinese porcelain in the 1660s. That challenge proved impossible, but inspired radical forms of experimentation. Potters invented artificial alternatives to Chinese...


Julien-David Leroy and the Making of Architectural History

by Christopher Drew Armstrong

This book examines the career and publications of the French architect Julien-David Leroy (1724-1803) and his impact on architectural theory and pedagogy.

Despite not leaving any built work, Leroy is a major...


Live Architecture: Venues, Stages and Arenas for Popular Music

by Robert Kronenburg

Live Architecture explores the physical form of popular music performance space from 1960 to the present day.

This book quantifies the factors that determine what makes a venue successful focusing on both famous...


Perspective, Projections and Design: Technologies of Architectural Representation

by Mario Carpo & Frédérique Lemerle

This book discusses various aspects of image-making technologies, geometrical knowledge, and tools for architectural design, focusing in particular on two historical periods marked by comparable patterns of...


The Roman Remains of Northern and Eastern France: A Guidebook

by James Bromwich

This book provides a thorough, area by area companion to the region's wealth of monuments, excavations and artefacts, from Paris and Boulogne-sur-Mer to Strasbourg and Lyon. Over ninety sites are treated in...


The Politics of Making

by Mark Swenarton, Igea Troiani & Helena Webster

A unique collection of contemporary writings, this book explores the politics involved in the making and experiencing of architecture and cities from a cross-cultural and global perspective.


Innovative Cities

by James Simmie

Innovative Cities presents a unique international comparison of innovation in London, Amsterdam, Milan, Paris and Stuttgart. It compares and contrasts the reasons why these cities are among the top ten innovative...


Rome: A New Planning Strategy

by Franco Archibugi

Rome: A New Planning Strategy looks at the problems of a city over the last century and suggests a totally new planning strategy. The book examines the stages that have marked the increase of population and...


The Saga of Sydney Opera House: The Dramatic Story of the Design and Construction of the Icon of Modern Australia

by Peter Murray

Peter Murray's compelling and highly readable biography of the building presents both sides of the story. Using previously unpublished files and papers, Murray has managed to unravel one of the most intriguing...