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Routledge Research in Architecture


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The Routledge Research in Architecture series provides the reader with the latest scholarship in the field of architecture. The series publishes research from across the globe and covers areas as diverse as architectural history and theory, technology, digital architecture, structures, materials, details, design, monographs of architects, interior design and much more. By making these studies available to the worldwide academic community, the series aims to promote quality architectural research.

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Architecture and Affect Precarious Spaces

Architecture and Affect: Precarious Spaces

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By Lilian Chee
December 30, 2022

This book is motivated by two questions: Why do dismissed affective evidence persist as troubling experience or imaginaries? What would it mean for architecture to assemble such discrepant evidence into its discourse? Arguing that the persistent refrains of lived affect dwell in architecture, this ...

Exteriorless Architecture Form, Space and Urbanities of Neoliberalism

Exteriorless Architecture: Form, Space and Urbanities of Neoliberalism

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Stefano Corbo
December 24, 2022

The architectures of capitalist development’s present phase manifest themselves through a very diverse range of episodes: data centers, warehouses, container terminals, logistics parks. Generally considered as mediocre and banal examples that sit outside of pre-established disciplinary canons, ...

The Poetics of Arabian Sūqs A Hermeneutic Reading of the Development of Arabian Sūqs from the Pre-Islamic Era to Present

The Poetics of Arabian Sūqs: A Hermeneutic Reading of the Development of Arabian Sūqs from the Pre-Islamic Era to Present

1st Edition

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By Jasmine Shahin
November 18, 2022

This book investigates the history of Arabian Sūqs from their Pre-Islamic beginnings until present. Collecting evidence from archaeological ruins, Islamic towns, modern cities, Arabic poetry, philosophical debates, political conflicts, puppet shows and the insights of modern-day market goers, the ...

Architectural Possibilities in the Work of Eisenman

Architectural Possibilities in the Work of Eisenman

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By Michael Jasper
November 11, 2022

This book examines the central decades of Peter Eisenman’s work through a formal and thematic analysis of key architectural projects and writings, revealing underlying characteristics and arguing for their productive continuity and transformative role. The book explores Peter Eisenman’s approach to...

Marcel Breuer Shaping Architecture in the Post-War Era

Marcel Breuer: Shaping Architecture in the Post-War Era

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By John Poros
September 09, 2022

This book tracks the development of Marcel Breuer’s aesthetic clash between uniformity and singularity through the detailed examination of his seminal buildings. Each chapter examines a specific building and puts into context Breuer’s other work and the contemporary movements/architects of the ...

The City on Display Architecture Festivals and the Urban Commons

The City on Display: Architecture Festivals and the Urban Commons

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By Joel Robinson
August 19, 2022

The City on Display: Architecture Festivals and the Urban Commons reflects on the biennials, triennials, and other festivals of architecture and design that have been held over the last two decades, as they expand and transform in response to the exigencies of ‘planetary urbanisation’. Joel ...

The Philadelphia School and the Future of Architecture

The Philadelphia School and the Future of Architecture

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By John Lobell
August 05, 2022

Flourishing from 1951 to 1965, the Philadelphia School was an architectural golden age that saw a unique convergence of city, practice, and education, all in renewal. And it was a bringing together of architecture, city and regional planning, and landscape architecture education under the ...

Architecture and the Housing Question

Architecture and the Housing Question

1st Edition

Edited By Can Bilsel, Juliana Maxim
June 29, 2022

Architecture and the Housing Question examines how the design and provision of housing around the world have become central both to competing political projects and to the architecture profession.  How have architects acting as housing experts helped alleviate or enforce class, race, and ...

Design Strategies for Reimagining the City The Disruptive Image

Design Strategies for Reimagining the City: The Disruptive Image

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By Linda Matthews
June 24, 2022

Design Strategies for Reimagining the City is situated between projective geometry, optical science and architectural design. It draws together seemingly unrelated fields in a series of new digital design tools and techniques underpinned by tested prototypes. The book reveals how the ...

Pyrotechnic Cities Architecture, Fire-Safety and Standardisation

Pyrotechnic Cities: Architecture, Fire-Safety and Standardisation

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By Liam Ross
June 24, 2022

This book explores the relationship between architecture, government and fire. It posits that, through the question of fire-safety standardisation, building design comes to be both a problem for, and a tool of, government. Through a close study of fire-safety standards it demonstrates the shaping ...

Mies at Home From Am Karlsbad 24 to the Tugendhat House

Mies at Home: From Am Karlsbad 24 to the Tugendhat House

1st Edition

By Xiangnan Xiong
June 17, 2022

Mies at Home is a radical rereading of one of the most significant periods in Mies van der Rohe’s career, from the mid- to late 1920s when he was developing his seminal spatial ideas— ideas that would culminate in his celebrated design of the Tugendhat House. The book examines how Mies’s ...

Architecture of Threshold Spaces A Critique of the Ideologies of Hyperconnectivity and Segregation in the Socio-Political Context

Architecture of Threshold Spaces: A Critique of the Ideologies of Hyperconnectivity and Segregation in the Socio-Political Context

1st Edition

By Laurence Kimmel
December 31, 2021

This book explores the relationship between architecture and philosophy through a discussion on threshold spaces linking public space with publicly accessible buildings. It explores the connection between exterior and interior and how this creates and affects interactions between people and the ...

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