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Architectural Robotics: Ecosystems of Bits, Bytes, and Biology  Book by  book cover | Buy Architectural Robotics: Ecosystems of Bits, Bytes, and Biology  from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

Architectural Robotics: Ecosystems of Bits, Bytes, and Biology

The relationship of humans to computers can no longer be represented as one person in a chair and one computer on a desk. Today computing finds its...

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Bleak Houses: Disappointment and Failure in Architecture  Book by  book cover | Buy Bleak Houses: Disappointment and Failure in Architecture  from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

Bleak Houses: Disappointment and Failure in Architecture

The usual history of architecture is a grand narrative of soaring monuments and heroic makers. But it is also a false narrative in many ways...

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Walking and Mapping - Artists as Cartographers Book by  book cover | Buy Walking and Mapping - Artists as Cartographers from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

Walking and Mapping - Artists as Cartographers

From Guy Debord in the early 1950s to Richard Long, Janet Cardiff, and Esther Polak more recently, contemporary artists have returned again and...

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The Storm of Creativity: Design, Technology, Business, Life

Although each instance of creativity is singular and specific, Kyna Leski tells us, the creative process is universal. Artists, architects, poets...

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What is Landscape?  Book by  book cover | Buy What is Landscape?  from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

What is Landscape?

Landscape, John Stilgoe tells us, is a noun. From the old Frisian language (once spoken in coastal parts of the Netherlands and Germany), it meant...

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Modeling Cities and Regions as Complex Systems: From Theory to Planning Applications Book by  book cover | Buy Modeling Cities and Regions as Complex Systems: From Theory to Planning Applications from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

Modeling Cities and Regions as Complex Systems: From Theory to Planning Applications

Cities and regions grow (or occasionally decline), and continuously transform themselves as they do so. This book describes the theory and practice...

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Perspecta 48: Amnesia

Architecture, the most durable of the arts, is inextricably linked to issues of memory, nostalgia, and history. Yet, in this impatient century, the...

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Auditions Architecture & Aurality

In Auditions, Rob Stone proposes a new and transformative view of architecture and sound. He offers a radical rethinking of the inhabitation of...

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Mind in Architecture: Neuroscience, Embodiment, and the Future of Design Book by  book cover | Buy Mind in Architecture: Neuroscience, Embodiment, and the Future of Design from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

Mind in Architecture: Neuroscience, Embodiment, and the Future of Design

Although we spend more than ninety percent of our lives inside buildings, we understand very little about how the built environment affects our...

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Oblique Drawing: A History of Anti-Perspective  Book by  book cover | Buy Oblique Drawing: A History of Anti-Perspective  from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

Oblique Drawing: A History of Anti-Perspective

For more than half a century, Erwin Panofsky's Perspective as Symbolic Form has dominated studies of visual representation. Despite the hegemony of...

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The Architecture of Error: Matter, Measure, and the Misadventures of Precision  Book by  book cover | Buy The Architecture of Error: Matter, Measure, and the Misadventures of Precision  from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

The Architecture of Error: Matter, Measure, and the Misadventures of Precision

When architects draw even brick walls to six decimal places with software designed to cut lenses, it is clear that the logic that once organized...

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Buildings Must Die: A Perverse View of Architecture  Book by  book cover | Buy Buildings Must Die: A Perverse View of Architecture  from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

Buildings Must Die: A Perverse View of Architecture

Buildings, although inanimate, are often assumed to have "life." And the architect, through the act of design, is assumed to be their conceiver and...

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Broadcasting Buildings: Architecture on the Wireless, 1927-1945  Book by  book cover | Buy Broadcasting Buildings: Architecture on the Wireless, 1927-1945  from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

Broadcasting Buildings: Architecture on the Wireless, 1927-1945

In the years between the world wars, millions of people heard the world through a box on the dresser. In Britain, radio listeners relied on the...

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Why Architects Still Draw  Book by  book cover | Buy Why Architects Still Draw  from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

Why Architects Still Draw

Why would an architect reach for a pencil when drawing software and AutoCAD are a click away? Use a ruler when 3D-scanners and GPS devices are...

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Aluminium Dreams: The Making of Light Modernity

Aluminum shaped the twentieth century. It enabled high-speed travel and gravity-defying flight. It was the material of a streamlined aesthetic that...

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Bleak Houses: Disappointment and Failure in Architecture  Book by  book cover | Buy Bleak Houses: Disappointment and Failure in Architecture  from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

Bleak Houses: Disappointment and Failure in Architecture

The usual history of architecture is a grand narrative of soaring monuments and heroic makers. But it is also a false narrative in many ways...

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Interface  Book by  book cover | Buy Interface  from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

Interface

In this book, Branden Hookway considers the interface not as technology but as a form of relationship with technology. The interface, Hookway...

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Speculative Everything: Design, Fiction, and Social Dreaming  Book by  book cover | Buy Speculative Everything: Design, Fiction, and Social Dreaming  from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

Speculative Everything: Design, Fiction, and Social Dreaming

Today designers often focus on making technology easy to use, sexy, and consumable. In Speculative Everything, Anthony Dunne and Fiona Raby propose...

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The New Science of Cities

In The New Science of Cities, Michael Batty suggests that to understand cities we must view them not simply as places in space but as systems of...

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Plato's Revenge: Politics in the Age of Ecology  Book by  book cover | Buy Plato's Revenge: Politics in the Age of Ecology  from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

Plato's Revenge: Politics in the Age of Ecology

In this provocative call for a new ecological politics, William Ophuls starts from a radical premise: "sustainability" is impossible. We are on an...

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