Architecture: Architect Monographs

  • Erik Gunnar Asplund: Landscapes and Buildings book cover

    Erik Gunnar Asplund

    Landscapes and Buildings, 1st Edition

    By Malcolm Woollen

    Taking an interdisciplinary approach, weaving together art, philosophy, history, and literature, this book investigates the landscapes and buildings of Swedish architect Erik Gunnar Asplund. Through critical essays and beautiful illustrations focusing on four projects, the Woodland Cemetery, the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge

  • Architectures of Transversality: Paul Klee, Louis Kahn and the Persian Imagination book cover

    Architectures of Transversality

    Paul Klee, Louis Kahn and the Persian Imagination, 1st Edition

    By Shima Mohajeri

    Architectures of Transversality investigates the relationship between modernity, space, power, and culture in Iran. Focusing on Paul Klee’s Persian-inspired miniature series and Louis Kahn’s unbuilt blueprint for a democratic public space in Tehran, it traces the architectonics of the present as a…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Tradition as Mediation: Louis I. Kahn: The Dominican Motherhouse & The Hurva Synagogue book cover

    Tradition as Mediation: Louis I. Kahn

    The Dominican Motherhouse & The Hurva Synagogue, 1st Edition

    By Dana Margalith

    This book explores Louis I. Kahn's approach to tradition as revealed in two of his important, unbuilt, projects. Focusing on Kahn's designs for the Dominican Motherhouse of St. Catherine de Ricci, Media, Pennsylvania (1965-1969), and the Hurva Synagogue, Jerusalem, Israel (1967-1974), the book…

    Hardback – 2018-07-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Asian Cinema and the Use of Space: Interdisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Asian Cinema and the Use of Space

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lilian Chee, Edna Lim

    Asian cinemas are connected to global networks and participate in producing international film history while at the same time influenced and engaged by spatial, cultural, social and political transformations. This interdisciplinary study forwards a productive pairing of Asian cinemas and space,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Technologies for Sustainable Urban Design and Bioregionalist Regeneration book cover

    Technologies for Sustainable Urban Design and Bioregionalist Regeneration

    1st Edition

    By Dora Francese

    This book explores the role of technology in ecological urban design and regeneration. Part I provides theoretical and methodological insights into technological approaches that offer optimum respect to existing cultural and natural environments, while offering minimum impact and carbon footprint.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Time, History and Architecture: Essays on Critical Historiograpy book cover

    Time, History and Architecture

    Essays on Critical Historiograpy, 1st Edition

    By Gevork Hartoonian

    Time, History and Architecture presents a series of essays on critical historiography, each addressing a different topic, to elucidate the importance of two influential figures Walter Benjamin and Gottfried Semper for architectural history. In a work exploring themes such as time, autonomy and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural History

  • Capsules: Typology of Other Architecture book cover

    Capsules: Typology of Other Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Peter Šenk

    This book investigates the architectural, product design, and urban typology of the capsule which, beginning in the 1960s, broadened the concept of the basic building blocks of architecture to include a minimal living unit, called the "capsule." Here it is presented with regard to the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge

  • Le Corbusier book cover

    Le Corbusier

    1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Livesey, Antony Moulis

    Le Corbusier (1887-1965), born Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris in La Chaux-de-Fonds (Switzerland), is considered by many to be the most influential architect of the twentieth century. Educated in his hometown in the Arts and Crafts tradition under his mentor Charles L’Éplattenier, his early training…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06
    Routledge
    Critical Assessments in Architecture

  • From Doxiadis' Theory to Pikionis' Work: Reflections of Antiquity in Modern Architecture book cover

    From Doxiadis' Theory to Pikionis' Work

    Reflections of Antiquity in Modern Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Kostas Tsiambaos

    In this book, Tsiambaos redefines the ground-breaking theory of Greek architect and town planner Constantinos A. Doxiadis (The Form of Space in Ancient Greece) and moves his thesis away from antiquity and ancient architecture, instead arguing that it can only be understood as a theory founded in…

    Hardback – 2017-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • 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

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