Our selection of new books - just published!
How do we design in a climate emergency? A new social and ecological prerogative demands appropriate material choices, a re-invention of construction and evolving building programmes that look at lifecycle, embodied energy and energy use.
101 Rules of Thumb sets out the essential elements of low-energy architecture in a fresh, intuitive way. Where ever-changing technology and complex legislation can cloud the designer's thought-process, this book equips you with the fundamentals you need to minimise CO2 emissions, design for low-energy use and work with, not against, the forces of nature.
The middle of an architect’s career can provide a turning point for a bright future or be a directionless hinterland. How is it for you? Are you where you want to be? Have you been forced off your preferred path by unforeseen
A Sourcebook for Aspiring Artists and Designers
An unprecedented, essential field guide to more than a century of fascinating product and industrial design
The definitive monograph on Swedish modernist architect Sigurd Lewerentz, offering the most comprehensive survey to date of his manifold work, featuring a wealth of previously unpublished material from Lewerentz's estate held at ArkDes, Sweden's national center for architecture and design, alongside new essays by leading experts.