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Traditional Islamic Principles of Built Environment

Written with the non-Muslim reader in mind, this book analyses the principles and values established...

The Seven Lamps of Architecture

In August of 1848, John Ruskin and his new bride visited northern France, for the gifted young...

Architecture: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2002)

This highly original and sophisticated look at architecture helps us to understand the cultural...

A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

A Pattern Language

Towns, Buildings, Construction


Volume 1, The Timeless Way of Building , lays the foundation of the series. It presents a new...

The SAGE Handbook of Architectural Theory

Now available in paperback, this is a cutting edge, detailed and comprehensive exploration of...

The Architect's Guide to Design-Build Services
Wiley (2003)

The definitive resource for designer-led projects The Architect's Guide to Design-Build Services...

Architecture as Experience: Radical Change in Spatial Practice

Architecture as Experience

Radical Change in Spatial Practice


Architecture as Experience investigates the perception and appropriation of places across intervals...

Standard Letters in Architectural Practice
Wiley (2008)

Architects and contract administrators spend a great deal of time writing letters of various types....

The Destruction of Memory: Architecture at War

A decimated Shiite shrine in Iraq. The smoking World Trade Center site. The scorched cityscape of...

Standard Letters in Architectural Practice
Wiley (2009)

This book provides over 300 standard letters for architects and contract administrators to use at...