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  • Framing Placesby Kim Dovey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    Framing Places is an account of the nexus between place and power, investigating how the built forms of architecture and urban design act as mediators of social practices of power. Explored through a range of theories and case studies, this examination shows how lives are 'framed' within the clusters of rooms, buildings, streets and cities. These... more...

  • Lefebvre for Architectsby Nathaniel Coleman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 32.95

    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 and the city has been less pronounced. Although now widely read in schools of architecture, planning and urban design, Lefebvre?s... more...

  • Geodesign by Integrating Design and Geospatial Sciencesby Danbi Lee; Eduardo Dias; Henk J. Scholten

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    In Europe, the emerging discipline of geodesign was earmarked by the first Geodesign Summit held in 2013 at the GeoFort, the Netherlands. Here researchers and practitioners from 28 different countries gathered to exchange ideas on how to merge the spatial sciences and design worlds. This book brings together experiences from this international group... more...

  • Architecturally Speakingby Alan Read

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 78.95

    Architecturally Speaking is an international collection of essays by leading architects, artists and theorists of locality and space. Together these essays build to reflect not only what it might mean to 'speak architecturally' but also the innate relations between the artist's and architect's work, how they are distinct, and in inspiring ways, how... more...

  • Constructing Placeby Sarah Menin

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 78.95

    This book is a cutting edge study examining the attitudes to both nature and the built environment of the designer, the client and the society in which an intervention (be it architecture, landscape design or a piece of art) is made. The legacy of the Modernist view of nature and the environment is also addressed, and the degree to which such ideas... more...

  • Environmental Diversity in Architectureby Mary Ann Steane; Koen Steemers

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 78.95

    This book takes the position that the dynamic of the architectural environment is a key aspect of good design, yet one which is not well anticipated or understood. Environmental variety is a design characteristic closely related to our experience of architecture - an architecture of the senses. Each chapter demonstrates how an understanding of a particular... more...

  • Building Changeby Lisa Findley

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 78.95

    Building Change investigates the shifting relationships between power, space and architecture in a world where a number of subjected people are reasserting their political and cultural agency. To explore these changes, the book describes and analyzes four recent building projects embedded in complex and diverse historical, political, cultural and... more...

  • Rethinking Technologyby William W. Braham; Jonathan A. Hale

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 51.95

    This essential reference for all students of architecture, design and the built environment provides a convenient single source for all the key texts in the recent literature on architecture and technology. The book contains over fifty carefully selected essays, manifestoes, reflections and theories by architects and architectural writers from 1900... more...

  • Places of the Soulby Christopher Day

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 36.95

    Revised to incorporate the changes in opinions and attitudes since its first publication, the second edition of 'Places of the Soul' has brought Christopher Day's classic text into the 21st century. This new edition of the seminal text reminds us that true sustainable design does not simply mean energy efficient building. Sustainable buildings must... more...

  • Architecture In Useby DJM van der Voordt; HBR van Wegen

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 51.95

    This unique book discusses programming, design and building evaluation providing a ?joined up? approach to building design. By linking the functional and architectonic qualities of a building, the authors show the practical implications of the utility value of buildings. Starting by looking at how the relationship between form and function has been... more...