Architectural structure & design

    Better Buildings: Learning from Buildings in Use

    By Richard Partington

    Paperback Save £3.09 = £33.91

    This book started life as a successor to Sustainable Architecture, published in 2007, which set out to prove that sustainable architecture can indeed both `lift the spirit' as well as save the planet. This fully revised edition seeks to take a step further, exploring how sustainable buildings are occupied and...

    The Re-Use Atlas: A Designer\'s Guide Towards the Circular Economy

    By Duncan Baker-Brown

    Paperback Save £3.09 = £33.91

    This book is a highly illustrated "map," using photos, infographics and statistics, showing designers how they can successfully navigate the emerging field of resource management and the circular economy. Using the Brighton Waste House Project as a basis for this, the book will look at key moments and landmark decisions...

    Work of MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects

    By Juhani Pallasmaa

    Hardback Save £15.54 = £29.46

    Looking at the Atlantic Ocean, this book is based around a number of plan types that answer to the particular local climate: open to the sun but sheltered from the winds, and built using traditional materials that are allowed to weather, these dwellings embody the architects' engagement with their unique...

    Forming and Centering: Foundational Aspects of Architectural Design

    Paperback Save £2.79 = £32.21

    In this book a fresh look at the central issues of architecture is assembled and recast into a fully integrated narrative, based on two foundational and complementary aspects of architectural design: those that give shape and those that give focus-forming and centering.

    Architecture Matters

    By Aaron Betsky

    Hardback £8.43

    A compelling set of observations, reflections and insights into why architecture can and should have meaning, not just to students and practitioners but to everyone who inhabits the built world.

    Wood

    By William Hall

    Hardback Save £9.52 = £20.43

    In the footsteps of the acclaimed Concrete and Brick, a fresh look at one of the world's most versatile building materials

    Shanghai Regeneration: Five Paradigms

    Paperback £14.43

    Vitra Campus

    By Mateo Kries

    Paperback Save £6.34 = £15.66

    Understanding Tall Buildings: A Theory of Placemaking

    By Kheir Al-Kodmany

    Paperback Save £3.58 = £36.41

    In recent years, the rapid pace of tall building construction has fostered a certain kind of placelessness, with many new tall buildings being built out of scale, context and place. By analyzing hundreds of tall buildings and by providing hundreds of visuals that inspire, stimulate and engage, Understanding Tall Buildings...

    Hostels

    By Patricia Martinez

    Hardback Save £6.32 = £15.63

    A superbly illustrated look at innovative hostel designs from around the world.

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