Architecture: Architect Monographs

  • François Blondel: Architecture, Erudition, and the Scientific Revolution book cover

    François Blondel

    Architecture, Erudition, and the Scientific Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Gerbino

    First director of the Académie royale d’architecture, François Blondel established a lasting model for architectural education that helped transform a still largely medieval profession into the one we recognize today. Most well known for his 1676 urban plan of Paris, Blondel is also celebrated as…

    Paperback – 2013-03-01
    Routledge
    The Classical Tradition in Architecture

  • Bernard Tschumi: Parc de la Villette: SuperCrit #4 book cover

    Bernard Tschumi: Parc de la Villette

    SuperCrit #4, 1st Edition

    By Samantha Hardingham, Kester Rattenbury

    The Supercrit series revisits some of the most influential architectural projects of the recent past and examines their impact on the way we think and design today. Based on live studio debates between protagonists and critics, the books describe, explore and criticise these major projects.…

    Paperback – 2011-09-29
    Routledge
    Supercrit

  • Frank Lloyd Wright’s Sacred Architecture: Faith, Form and Building Technology book cover

    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

  • Julien-David Leroy and the Making of Architectural History book cover

    Julien-David Leroy and the Making of Architectural History

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Drew Armstrong

    This book examines the career and publications of the French architect Julien-David Leroy (1724–1803) and his impact on architectural theory and pedagogy. Despite not leaving any built work, Leroy is a major international figure of eighteenth-century architectural theory and culture. Considering…

    Hardback – 2011-08-22
    Routledge
    The Classical Tradition in Architecture

  • Richard Rogers: The Pompidou Centre: SuperCrit #3 book cover

    Richard Rogers: The Pompidou Centre

    SuperCrit #3, 1st Edition

    By Kester Rattenbury, Samantha Hardingham

    The Supercrit series revisits some of the most influential architectural projects of the recent past and examines their impact on the way we think and design today. Based on live studio debates between protagonists and critics, the books describe, explore and criticise these major projects. &…

    Paperback – 2011-07-29
    Routledge
    Supercrit

  • Glorious Visions: John Soane's Spectacular Theater book cover

    Glorious Visions

    John Soane's Spectacular Theater, 1st Edition

    By Helene Furján

    Focusing on the house and museum and its considerable collections of architectural fragments, models, drawings folios and publications, this book is about thirteen Lincoln’s Inn Fields in London, England, built in the early 1800s by the renowned eighteenth-century architect Sir John Soane. The…

    Paperback – 2011-04-27
    Routledge

  • Around and About Stock Orchard Street book cover

    Around and About Stock Orchard Street

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Wigglesworth

    9/10 Stock Orchard Street, colloquially known as the Straw House, is a house and an office designed by two architects for their own use. Completed in 2000, the buildings were experimental in design, execution and inhabitation, and have resisted categorization, challenged received wisdom and…

    Paperback – 2011-03-16
    Routledge

  • Will Alsop: The Noise book cover

    Will Alsop

    The Noise, 1st Edition

    By Tom Porter

    The design process of Will Alsop acts as a conduit for the dreams and aspirations of others. Moving from public consultation to the privacy of his painting studio – here ideas are born in the liquidity of paint, the serendipity of collage and the flourish of line, resulting in the avant-garde and…

    Paperback – 2010-09-28
    Routledge

  • Le Corbusier and Britain: An Anthology book cover

    Le Corbusier and Britain

    An Anthology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irena Murray, Julian Osley

    Le Corbusier (1887-1965) is arguably the most influential architect of the twentieth century. Despite the fact that he designed no permanent buildings in the United Kingdom, more than any other individual he was responsible for shaping British post-war architecture. Le Corbusier and Britain traces…

    Paperback – 2010-08-02
    Routledge

  • Towards a New Architect book cover

    Towards a New Architect

    1st Edition

    By Yasmin Shariff, Jane Tankard

    After three years of education, architecture students have to start out on their first year of practical training as the initial step in a career in the professional world – all too often without enough clear advice to make sure that their first step is in the right direction.Towards a New…

    Paperback – 2010-06-22
    Routledge

  • James Stirling: Early Unpublished Writings on Architecture book cover

    James Stirling

    Early Unpublished Writings on Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Crinson

    James Stirling (1924-1992) was, arguably, the most influential and controversial post-war British architect. Stirling’s reputation is based primarily on such seminal buildings as the Leicester University Engineering Building (1959-63, with James Gowan), at one end of his career, and the Neue…

    Paperback – 2009-09-04
    Routledge

  • Cedric Price: Potteries Thinkbelt: SuperCrit #1 book cover

    Cedric Price: Potteries Thinkbelt

    SuperCrit #1, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kester Rattenbury, Samantha Hardingham

    The Supercrit series revisits some of the most influential architectural projects of the recent past and examines their impact on the way we think and design today. Based on live studio debates between protagonists and critics, the books describe, explore and criticise these major projects. This…

    Paperback – 2007-12-24
    Routledge
    Supercrit

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