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Our latest books, covering a wide range of key areas within Architecture for students, instructors, researchers, and professors.

Architecture Monographs

  • Ichnographia Rustica

    Stephen Switzer and the designed landscape, 1st Edition

    By William Alvis Brogden

    One of the most significant occurrences in the history of design was the creation of the English Landscape Garden. Accounts of its genesis…the surprising structural change from the formal to a seeming informal are numerous. But none has ever been quite convincing and none satisfactorily placed the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • Island Landscapes

    An Expression of European Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gloria Pungetti

    Island Landscapes takes a critical look at the evolution of European islandscapes and seascapes to examine the conditions facing them in the twenty first century. Considering island landscapes as an expression of European culture, this book envisages future trends and presents clearly the need to…

    Hardback – 2016-11-24
    Routledge

  • Serene Urbanism

    A biophilic theory and practice of sustainable placemaking, 1st Edition

    By Phillip James Tabb

    Serenity is becoming alarmingly absent from our daily existence, especially within the urban context. Time is dense and space is tumultuous. The idea of the serene has gained currency in postmodern discussions, and when combined with urbanism conjures questions, even contradictions, as the two…

    Hardback – 2016-09-20
    Routledge

  • Pietro Porcinai and the Landscape of Modern Italy

    1st Edition

    By Marc Treib, Luigi Latini

    Born in Florence in 1910, Pietro Porcinai grew up on the classic grounds of the Villa Gamberaia in Settignano where his father served as head gardener. Although he studied agriculture in college, Porcinai’s true interest lay in the landscape architecture practice he founded in 1938. Early projects…

    Hardback – 2016-01-06
    Routledge

  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Rod Hackney

    First published in 1990, this title presents the personal reflections of renowned community architect Rod Hackney, who served for many years as President of both the Royal Institute of British Architects and the International Union of Architects. Educated in the Modernist tradition of architecture…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Hut Pavilion Shrine: Architectural Archetypes in Mid-Century Modernism

    1st Edition

    By Miles David Samson

    The phase of American architectural history we call 'mid-century modernism,' 1940-1980, saw the spread of Modern Movement tenets of functionalism, social service and anonymity into mainstream practice. It also saw the spread of their seeming opposites. Temples, arcades, domes, and other traditional…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28
    Routledge

  • Pevsner: The BBC Years

    Listening to the Visual Arts, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Games

    Pevsner: The BBC Years gives the first full account of Sir Nikolaus Pevsner’s engagement with the BBC at a time when both were the dominant institutions in their own fields -- Pevsner as the most persuasive figure in architecture and art history, the BBC as the country's sole broadcaster. A…

    Hardback – 2015-07-28
    Routledge

  • Setting the Scene

    Perspectives on Twentieth-Century Theatre Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Alistair Fair

    During the twentieth century, an increasingly diverse range of buildings and spaces was used for theatre. Theatre architecture was re-formed by new approaches to staging and performance, while theatre was often thought to have a reforming role in society. Innovation was accompanied by the revival…

    Hardback – 2015-07-17
    Routledge

  • The Changing Image of Affordable Housing

    Design, Gentrification and Community in Canada and Europe, 1st Edition

    By Ulduz Maschaykh

    Illustrated by a range of case studies of affordable housing options in Canada, this book examines the liveability and affordability of twenty-first-century residential architecture. Focussing on the architects’ and communities’ commitment to these housing programmes, as well as that of the private…

    Hardback – 2015-04-28
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Home in Cairo

    Socio-Spatial Practice of the Hawari's Everyday Life, 1st Edition

    By Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem

    The hawari of Cairo - narrow non-straight alleyways - are the basic urban units that have formed the medieval city since its foundation back in 969 AD. Until early in the C20th, they made up the primary urban divisions of the city and were residential in nature. Contemporary hawari, by contrast,…

    Hardback – 2015-02-28
    Routledge

  • Louis I. Kahn

    Towards the Zero Degree of Concrete, 1960-1974, 1st Edition

    By Anna Rosellini

    Through sheer determination and courage, Kahn has researched the nature of concrete in the form of precast, cast in place or blocks. Each of his renowned works in exposed concrete, such as the Yale Art Gallery, the Richards Laboratories, the Bath House, the Salk Institute, the National Assembly,…

    Hardback – 2014-11-13
    EPFL Press

  • London's Contemporary Architecture

    An Explorer's Guide, 6th Edition

    By Ken Allinson, Victoria Thornton

    London is a living architectural exhibition. This tried and trusted portable guide will help you to find your way around one of the world’s most exciting cities, offering architectural experiences and insights into London’s finest contemporary architecture. features more than 400 buildings…

    Paperback – 2014-05-20
    Routledge

  • Lina Bo Bardi

    The Theory of Architectural Practice, 1st Edition

    By Cathrine Veikos

    The architect, Lina Bo Bardi (1914–1992), has long been considered one of the major modern architects of the twentieth century in Brazil. Her iconic Museum of Art of São Paulo (1968), and the bold, Social Service for Commerce Building-Pompéia, São Paulo (1986), have gained recognition in…

    Paperback – 2013-12-17
    Routledge

  • Frank Lloyd Wright’s Sacred Architecture

    Faith, Form and Building Technology, 1st Edition

    By Anat Geva

    A comprehensive study of the sacred buildings built and designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, this book offers scholarly discussion with analytical drawings and photographs. These projects represent different periods of Wright’s career (from 1886 to 1958), new building technologies, and application of…

    Hardback – 2011-09-23
    Routledge

  • Short Stories: London in Two-and-a-half Dimensions

    1st Edition

    By CJ Lim, Ed Liu

    Combining place and fiction in an imaginative interpretation of ten sites in the city of London, CJ Lim and Ed Liu take well-known institutions, epochs and lifestyles in the British capital and renders them fantastic in a string of architectural short stories. The medium is an intersection…

    Paperback – 2011-02-24
    Routledge

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