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Storming the Old Boys' Citadel

by Carla Blank & Tania Martin

“Women” and “architecture” were once mutually exclusive terms. In an 1891 address, Louise Blanchard Bethune declared, “it is hardly safe to assert” that a connection even exists between the two words....


Intersections of Space and Ethos

by Kyriaki Tsoukala, Nikolaos-Ion Terzoglou & Charikleia Pantelidou

The pressing economic, environmental and social crises emanate the need for a redefinition of the dominant views, perspectives and values in the field of architecture. The intellectual production of the last...


The Uses of Art in Public Space

by Julia Lossau & Quentin Stevens

This book links two fields of interest which are too seldom considered together: the production and critique of art in public space and social behaviour in the public realm. Whilst most writing about public...


Design Tools for Evidence-Based Healthcare Design

by Michael Phiri

The growing movement towards evidence-based healthcare design has largely emphasised a change of culture and attitudes. It has advocated for new ways of working, but until now, it has not focused on equipping...


The Films of Charles and Ray Eames: A Universal Sense of Expectation

by Eric Schuldenfrei

The Films of Charles and Ray Eames traces the history of the Eameses' work, examining their evolution away from the design of mass-produced goods and toward projects created as educational experiences. Closely...


Town and Country Planning in the UK

by Barry Cullingworth, Vincent Nadin & Trevor Hart

Town and country planning has never been more important to the UK, nor more prominent in national debate. Planning generates great controversy: whether it's spending £80m and four years' inquiry into Heathrow's...


Lefebvre for Architects

by Nathaniel Coleman

While the work of Henri Lefebvre has become better known in the English-speaking world since the 1991 translation of his 1974 masterpiece, The Production of Space, his influence on the actual production of architecture...


Sustainable Luxury: The New Singapore House, Solutions for a Livable Future

by Paul McGillick & Masano Kawana

Singapore is celebrated as one of the most livable cities in Asia, and Sustainable Luxury shows how the prosperous, forward-looking nation is pioneering innovative solutions for environmental, economic, social,...


Kitchen & Bath Products and Materials: Cabinetry, Equipment, Surfaces

by Ellen Cheever & NKBA

Objective guidance on kitchen and bath fitting choice to suit any client and any space

Kitchen and Bath Products and Materials describes the typical materials, equipment, and surfaces used in all facets of residential...


The Homeowner's DIY Guide to Electrical Wiring

by David Herres

A practical, money-saving guide to home electrical wiring

Handle residential wiring projects correctly, safely, and according to the National Electrical Code (NEC). Filled with clear photos and helpful diagrams,...


Master Handbook of Acoustics, Sixth Edition

by F. Alton Everest & Ken Pohlmann

The most complete and current guide to architectural acoustics principles and practices

Design and construct audiophile-quality sonic environments of all sizes--from home theaters and project studios to large-scale...


Urban Ecology: An Introduction

by Ian Douglas & Philip James

Urban Ecology: An Introduction seeks to open the reader's mind and eyes to the way in which nature permeates everyday urban living, and how it has to be understood, cared for, and managed in order to make our...


Internal Components

by Alan Blanc

This book and its companion volume External Components encourage an evaluation of alternative methods for putting components together. Both use contemporary case studies to relate component design to real building....


An Introduction to Community Development

by Rhonda Phillips & Robert H. Pittman

Beginning with the foundations of community development, An Introduction to Community Development offers a comprehensive and practical approach to planning for communities. Road-tested in the authors' own teaching,...


The Invisible Houses: Rethinking and designing low-cost housing in developing countries

by Gonzalo Lizarralde

There is an increased interest among architects, urban specialists and design professionals to contribute to solve 'the housing problem' in developing countries. The Invisible Houses takes us on a journey through...


Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture: Contemporary Techniques and Tools for Digital Representation in Site Design

by Bradley Cantrell & Wes Michaels

Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture won the "Award of Excellence" from the 2012 Professional Awards and Student Awards by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).

For a hundred years, pencil,...


Land Development Calculations: Interactive Tools and Techniques for Site Planning, Analysis, and Design: Interactive Tools and Techniques for Site Pla

by Walter Martin Hosack

A fully updated edition of the best resource for land development analysis, planning, and decision-making

This authoritative guide enables readers to calculate the development capacity and construction costs...


Arts and Crafts Architecture: History and Heritage in New England

by Maureen Meister

The first study of the origins and multiple expressions of New England’s Arts and Crafts architecture


Art Deco Mailboxes: An Illustrated Design History

by Karen Greene & Lynne Lavelle

A great gift book for lovers of unsung urban decorative art and unique architectural details.

Mailboxes and their chutes were once as essential to the operation of any major hotel, office, civic, or residential...


The Story of the Casino Farnese

by Madeleine Wulffson

This is the story of the Casino Farnese. In the Renaissance, a 'casino' was a 'small villa', and this one was in a 'vigna': a landholding filled with orchards and vineyards. The Casino Farnese is over 500 years...