Architecture: Architect Monographs

  • Remembering Places: A Memoir book cover

    Remembering Places: A Memoir

    1st Edition

    By Joseph Rykwert

    Born in Warsaw in 1926, Joseph Rykwert is one of the best-known critics and historians of architecture. One of very few writers to be awarded the RIBA’s highest honour, the Royal Gold Medal, in 2014, and author of countless books and essays, his influence over the past 60 years cannot be…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28
    Routledge

  • Bruno Taut’s Design Inspiration for the Glashaus book cover

    Bruno Taut’s Design Inspiration for the Glashaus

    1st Edition

    By David Nielsen

    As a formative exemplar of early architectural modernism, Bruno Taut’s seminal exhibition pavilion the Glashaus (literally translated Glasshouse) is logically part of the important debate of rethinking the origins of modernism. However, the historical record of Bruno Taut’s Glashaus has been…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Cut and Paste Urban Landscape: The Work of Gordon Cullen book cover

    Cut and Paste Urban Landscape

    The Work of Gordon Cullen, 1st Edition

    By Mira Engler

    During the post-war era, the emerging consumer economy radically changed both the discourse and practice of architecture. It was a time where architecture became a mainstream commodity whose products sold through mass media; a time in which Thomas Gordon Cullen came to be one of Britain’s…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Wooden Church Architecture of the Russian North: Regional Schools and Traditions (14th - 19th centuries) book cover

    Wooden Church Architecture of the Russian North

    Regional Schools and Traditions (14th - 19th centuries), 1st Edition

    By Evgeny Khodakovsky

    The book presents a broad panoramic overview of church architecture in the Russian North between the fourteenth and nineteenth centuries. While it is inevitably overshadowed by the imperial splendour of the country’s capital cities, this unique phenomenon is regarded as the most distinctive…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Marco Frascari's Dream House: A Theory of Imagination book cover

    Marco Frascari's Dream House

    A Theory of Imagination, 1st Edition

    By Marco Frascari, Federica Goffi

    This previously unpublished work is essential reading for anyone who has followed Marco Frascari’s scholarship and teachings over the last three decades. It also provides the perfect introduction for anyone new to his writings. As ever, Frascari does not offer prescriptive tools and frameworks to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-09
    Routledge

  • NATØ: Narrative Architecture in Postmodern London book cover

    NATØ: Narrative Architecture in Postmodern London

    1st Edition

    By Claire Jamieson

    Chronicling the last radical architectural group of the twentieth century – NATØ (Narrative Architecture Today) – who emerged from the Architectural Association at the start of the 1980s, this book explores the group’s work which echoed a wider artistic and literary culture that drew on the…

    Paperback – 2017-01-03
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Space Re-imagined: Learning from the difference, multiplicity, and otherness of development practice book cover

    Architecture and Space Re-imagined

    Learning from the difference, multiplicity, and otherness of development practice, 1st Edition

    By Richard Bower

    As with so many facets of contemporary western life, architecture and space are often experienced and understood as a commodity or product. The premise of this book is to offer alternatives to the practices and values of such westernised space and Architecture (with a capital A), by exploring the…

    Hardback – 2016-06-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Community Architecture (Routledge Revivals): How People Are Creating Their Own Environment book cover

    Community Architecture (Routledge Revivals)

    How People Are Creating Their Own Environment, 1st Edition

    By Nick Wates, Charles Knevitt

    First published in 1987, this title was one of the first to explore the emerging popular movement of Community Architecture, championed by Prince Charles, which gained momentum throughout Britain in the 1970s and 1980s. The conceptual framework rests fundamentally on the principle that the built…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Louis I. Kahn: Towards the Zero Degree of Concrete, 1960-1974 book cover

    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

  • Louis I. Kahn: Exposed Concrete and Hollow Stones, 1949-1959 book cover

    Louis I. Kahn

    Exposed Concrete and Hollow Stones, 1949-1959, 1st Edition

    By Roberto Gargiani

    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 – 2014-07-14
    EPFL Press

  • London's Contemporary Architecture: An Explorer's Guide book cover

    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

  • The Brits Who Built the Modern World book cover

    The Brits Who Built the Modern World

    1st Edition

    Edited by RIBA

    The British, we are often told, are a cautious bunch, wary of the new and conservative in their tastes. Yet, British Architecture in the 21st Century has an almost unrivalled reputation around the world for daring, innovation, creativity and flair. From Beijing to New York and Doha to Mumbai,…

    Paperback – 2014-02-13
    RIBA Publishing

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