1. Core readings 6 items
    1. Architecture in context. A timeline of buildings - Lindsay Purssord

      Webpage Core Text This presents most of the buildings shown in the lectures in chronological order. Useful for some of the tasks for the Writing Portfolio. LP

    2. Building: 3000 years of design engineering and construction - Bill Addis 2015

      Book Core Text Useful for technological and other contexts for the essay. One of the sources used for lectures.

    3. A world history of architecture - Fazio, Michael W., Moffett, Marian, Wodehouse, Lawrence 2013

      Book Core Text Useful for design style and other contexts for the essay. One of the sources used for lectures.

    4. In praise of shadows - Tanizaki, Jun ichirĂ¥o 2001, c1977

      Book Core Text Required reading for the Writing Portfolio task 2.

    5. The eyes of the skin: architecture and the senses - Juhani Pallasmaa, ebrary, Inc 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Core Text The introduction (minimum) is required reading for Writing Portfolio task 3.

    6. City as landscape: a post-postmodern view of design and planning - Tom Turner 1996 (electronic resource)

      Book Core Text Chapter 10 - Context and Design is required reading for Writing Portfolio tasks 4 and 5.

  2. Philosophy including phenomenology; Ideas about place and space 6 items
    1. The Blackwell dictionary of modern social thought - Wiley InterScience (Online service) c2006, 2003 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Reading

    2. A dictionary of philosophy - Antony Flew, Stephen Priest 2002

      Book Recommended Reading

    3. Sources of architectural form: a critical history of Western design theory - Mark Gelernter 1995

      Book Recommended Reading Useful for philosophical / religious contexts for the essay. One of the sources used for lectures.

    4. Heidegger for architects - Adam Sharr 2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Independent Research

    5. Genius loci: towards a phenomenology of architecture - Norberg-Schulz, Christian 1980

      Book Independent Research

  3. Architectural theory / style 5 items
    1. History of building: styles, methods and materials - George Balcombe 1985

      Book Recommended Reading

    2. How to read buildings: a crash course in architectural literacy - Carol Davidson Cragoe 2008

      Book Independent Research

    3. Le Corbusier - Frampton, Kenneth 2001

      Book Recommended Reading

    4. Ideas that shaped buildings - Hearn, Fil 2003

      Book Recommended Reading

    5. Analysing architecture - Simon Unwin 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Reading

  4. Nottingham 5 items
    1. A centenary history of Nottingham - Beckett, J. V. 2006

      Book Independent Research

    2. Nottingham: city guides - Harwood, Elain 2008

      Book Recommended Reading This gives some information about the majority of nineteenth century buildings listed as options for the essay, and some of the later ones. It gives contextual (historical) information about Nottingham and detailed information about key buildings.

    3. A history of Nottingham School of Design - Carol A. Jones, John Oldfield, Robin George, Purple Circle Design Ltd 1993

      Book Independent Research

    4. Nottingham Central Library

      Webpage Independent Research The central city library holds sources about the history of Nottingham.

    5. Nottinghamshire Insight Mapping

      Webpage Independent Research Historic maps can be downloaded here. Previously called NOMAD.

  5. Academic writing and referencing; study skills 6 items
    The library offers various study skills workshops and support for academic writing. More information can be found in the Academic Skills section of the library webpage.
    1. Dissertation writing for engineers and scientists - M. Breach 2009 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Reading Particularly useful - Chapter 8 - Plagiarism.

    2. How to write essays: a practical guide for students - Clanchy, John, Ballard, Brigid 1998

      Book Recommended Reading

    3. Critical thinking: an exploration of theory and practice - Jennifer A. Moon 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Reading

    4. Referencing support [NTU Library]

      Webpage Core Text NTU Guide to Referencing. Please note that guidelines to the Harvard Referencing System vary. For the Writing Portfolio and Essay you must include page numbers in your references in the text (citations) both when you quote and when you paraphrase. This is different to what is stated in Citing References.

    5. Your body language shapes who you are - Amy Cuddy 2012

      Audio-visual document Independent Research Looks at how you can increase your confidence when presenting by changing your body language.

    6. Doodlers, unite! - Sunni Brown 2011

      Audio-visual document Recommended Reading Looks at how doodling can increase creativity, concentration and memory. Try doodling in the lectures!