Architecture: Architectural History

  • The Architect as Magician book cover

    The Architect as Magician

    1st Edition

    By Albert C. Smith, Kendra Schank Smith

    The Architect as Magician explores the connection between magic and architecture. There is a belief that a greater understanding of the meaning of magic provides insights about architecture and architects’ design process. Architects influence the effects of nature through the making of their…

    Hardback – 2020-04-28 
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    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Puerto Rico’s Henry Klumb: A Modern Architect’s Sense of Place book cover

    Puerto Rico’s Henry Klumb

    A Modern Architect’s Sense of Place, 1st Edition

    By César A Cruz

    This book follows Henry Klumb’s life in architecture from Cologne, Germany to Puerto Rico. Arriving on the island, Klumb was a one-time German immigrant, a moderately successful designer, and previously a senior draftsman with Frank Lloyd Wright. Over the next forty years Klumb would emerge as…

    Hardback – 2020-04-16 
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    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Urban Architectures in Interwar Yugoslavia book cover

    Urban Architectures in Interwar Yugoslavia

    1st Edition

    By Tanja D. Conley

    Resulting from a twenty-year period of research, this book seeks to challenge contradictions between the concepts of national and modern architectures promoted among the most pronounced national groups of Yugoslavia: Serbs, Croats and Slovenes. It spans from the beginning of their nation-building…

    Hardback – 2020-04-10 
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    Routledge Research in Architectural History

  • The Architecture and Landscape of Health: A Historical Perspective on Therapeutic Places 1790-1940 book cover

    The Architecture and Landscape of Health

    A Historical Perspective on Therapeutic Places 1790-1940, 1st Edition

    By Julie Collins

    The Architecture and Landscape of Health explores buildings and landscapes that were designed to treat or prevent disease in the era before pharmaceuticals and biomedicine emerged as first line treatments. Written from an architectural perspective, it examines the historical relationship between…

    Hardback – 2020-04-09 
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    Routledge Research in Architectural History

  • Designed to Sell: The Evolution of Modern Merchandising and Display book cover

    Designed to Sell

    The Evolution of Modern Merchandising and Display, 1st Edition

    By Alessandra Wood

    Designed to Sell presents an engaging account of mid-twentieth century department store design and display in America from the 1930s to the 1960s. It traces the development of post-war philosophies of retail design that embodied aesthetics and function and new modes of merchandise display,…

    Hardback – 2020-04-02 
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    Routledge Research in Interior Design

  • Ethical Design Intelligence: The Virtuous Designer book cover

    Ethical Design Intelligence

    The Virtuous Designer, 1st Edition

    By Philippe d'Anjou

    Ethical Design Intelligence: The Virtuous Designer explores the deep significance of philosophy and ethics to the practice of design. It offers designers from disciplines such as architecture, urban design, planning, landscape, interiors, and industrial design an alternative ethical framework to…

    Hardback – 2020-03-24 
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    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Wayfinding, Consumption, and Air Terminal Design book cover

    Wayfinding, Consumption, and Air Terminal Design

    1st Edition

    By Menno Hubregtse

    This book investigates how international air terminals organize passenger movement and generate spending. It offers a new understanding of how their architecture and artworks operate visually to guide people through the space and affect their behaviour. Menno Hubregtse’s research draws upon…

    Hardback – 2020-03-11 
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    Routledge Research in Design Studies

  • Architecture and the Language Debate: Artistic and Linguistic Exchanges in Early Modern Italy book cover

    Architecture and the Language Debate

    Artistic and Linguistic Exchanges in Early Modern Italy, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Temple

    This book examines the creative exchanges between architects, artists and intellectuals, from the Early Renaissance to the beginning of the Enlightenment, in the forging of relationships between architecture and emerging concepts of language in early modern in Italy. The study extends across the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-04 
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    Routledge Research in Architectural History

  • Japanese Machizukuri and Community Engagement: History, Method and Practice book cover

    Japanese Machizukuri and Community Engagement

    History, Method and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Shigeru Satoh

    Over the past few decades, Japan has faced severe earthquake disasters, an increasing ageing population, declining birth rates and widening social disparities. These issues have served to highlight gaps left by top-down governance approaches and the urgent need to create resilient societies using…

    Hardback – 2020-02-06 
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    Planning, Heritage and Sustainability

  • Irish Housing Design 1950 – 1980: Out of the Ordinary book cover

    Irish Housing Design 1950 – 1980

    Out of the Ordinary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Ward, Michael Pike, Gary Boyd

    This book examines the architectural design of housing projects in Ireland from the mid-twentieth century. This period represented a high point in the construction of the Welfare State project where the idea that architecture could and should shape and define community and social life was not yet…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
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    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Finding San Carlino: Collected Perspectives on the Geometry of the Baroque book cover

    Finding San Carlino

    Collected Perspectives on the Geometry of the Baroque, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adil Mansure, Skender Luarasi

    The church of San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane, also called San Carlino, is an architectural artefact that continues to attract numerous hypotheses and geometric analyses attempting to explain its form and meaning. Numerous investigations have attempted to reveal its underlying geometrical principles…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
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    Routledge Research in Architectural History

  • InterVIEWS: Insights and Introspection on Doctoral Research in Architecture book cover

    InterVIEWS

    Insights and Introspection on Doctoral Research in Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Federica Goffi

    With the continued growth of PhD programs in architecture and the simultaneous broadening of approaches, InterVIEWS: Insights and Introspection on Doctoral Research in Architecture begins a timely survey into contemporary research at academic institutions internationally, in the context of the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
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    Routledge Research in Architecture

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