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Eileen Gray : Her Work and Her World

Eileen Gray : Her Work and Her World

Jennifer Goff Eileen Gray – the renowned and highly influential architect, furniture-maker, interior designer, and photographer – was born in Ireland and remained, throughout her life, an Irishwoman at heart…. Read more »

Designing Spaces for Natural Ventilation : An Architect's Guide

Designing Spaces for Natural Ventilation : An Architect's Guide

Ulrike Passe Buildings can breathe naturally, without the use of mechanical systems, if you design the spaces properly. This accessible and thorough guide shows you how in more than 260… Read more »

Reckoning with Colin Rowe : Ten Architects Take Position

Reckoning with Colin Rowe : Ten Architects Take Position

Emmanuel Petit While the first half of the 20th century in architecture was, to a large extent, characterized by innovations in aesthetics (accompanied by succinct and polemical manifestoes), the post-war… Read more »

The Invisible Houses : Rethinking and Designing Low-Cost Housing in Developing Countries

The Invisible Houses : Rethinking and Designing Low-Cost Housing in Developing Countries

Gonzalo Lizarralde Winner of the ACSA/AIA Housing Design Education Award! There is an increased interest among architects, urban specialists and design professionals to contribute to solve "the housing problem" in… Read more »

The New Small House

The New Small House

Katie Hutchison On the heels of the recession, there's been a resurgence of interest in small houses (1500 square feet and less) and even smaller retreats (800 square feet and… Read more »

Low Energy Low Carbon Architecture : Recent Advances & Future Directions

Low Energy Low Carbon Architecture : Recent Advances & Future Directions

Khaled Al-Sallal Providing a complete and in-depth overview of the available knowledge in the area of low energy and low carbon architecture. The scope of this edited book includes several… Read more »

Processes of Creating Space : An Architectural Design Workbook

Processes of Creating Space : An Architectural Design Workbook

Georg Rafailidis Processes of Creating Space is a workbook for beginning designers that shows how to generate space with user experiences in mind. It explains how to keenly perceive your… Read more »