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.
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Sigurd Lewerentz, offering the most comprehensive survey to date of his manifold work, featuring a wealth of previously unpublished material from Lewerentz's estate held at ArkDes, Sweden's national center for architecture and design, alongside new essays by leading experts.
The highly anticipated debut monograph from one of today s leading designers championing playful, original interiors infused with Scandinavian flair.
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.
Now over 50 years old we are pleased to be able to again offer the classic A4 diary with hardback black clotch cover with linen texture.
This visually stunning investigation of natural and man-made materials will change the way you look at the world around you, while offering hope for the future of our planet.