Architecture: Architectural History

  • 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, interior, and industrial design an alternative ethical framework in…

    Hardback – 2020-03-06 
    Routledge
    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 – 2020-03-17 
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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 postwar philosophies of retail design that embodied aesthetics and function and new modes of merchandise display, resulting…

    Hardback – 2020-03-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Interior Design

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
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    Routledge Research in Architectural History

  • The Architecture of Medieval Churches: Theology of Love in Practice book cover

    The Architecture of Medieval Churches

    Theology of Love in Practice, 1st Edition

    By John A.H. Lewis

    The Architecture of Medieval Churches investigates the impact of affective theology on architecture and artefacts, focusing on the Middle Ages as a period of high achievement of this synthesis. It explores aspects of medieval church and cathedral architecture in relation to the contemporary…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
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    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Hans Hollein and Postmodernism: Art and Architecture in Austria, 1958-1985 book cover

    Hans Hollein and Postmodernism

    Art and Architecture in Austria, 1958-1985, 1st Edition

    By Eva Branscome

    Set within the broader context of post-war Austria and the re-education initiatives set up by the Allied forces, particularly the US, this book investigates the art and architecture scene in Vienna to ask how this can inform our broader understanding of architectural Postmodernism. The book…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
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  • Reconstruction and the Synthesis of the Arts in France, 1944–1962 book cover

    Reconstruction and the Synthesis of the Arts in France, 1944–1962

    1st Edition

    By Nicola Pezolet

    Reconstruction and the Synthesis of the Arts in France, 1944–1962 considers the artistic, architectural and bureaucratic shifts that emerged in the troubled aftermath of World War II and in the first years of the cold war. Focused on the modernist networks surrounding Le Corbusier, the Salon des…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
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    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • The Heart of the City: Legacy and Complexity of a Modern Design Idea book cover

    The Heart of the City

    Legacy and Complexity of a Modern Design Idea, 1st Edition

    By Leonardo Zuccaro Marchi

    The Heart of the City concept, which was introduced at CIAM 8 in 1951, has played an important role in architectural and urban debates. The Heart became the most important of the organic references used in the 1950s for defining a theory of urban form. This book focuses on both the historical and…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Ancient Urban Planning in the Mediterranean: New Research Directions book cover

    Ancient Urban Planning in the Mediterranean

    New Research Directions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Samantha L. Martin-McAuliffe, Daniel M. Millette

    New Directions in Urban Planning in the Ancient Mediterranean assembles the most up-to-date research on the design and construction of ancient cities in the wider Mediterranean. In particular, this edited collection reappraises and sheds light on ’lost’ Classical plans. Whether intentional or not,…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
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  • 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…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
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    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • A History of Design Institutes in China: From Mao to Market book cover

    A History of Design Institutes in China

    From Mao to Market, 1st Edition

    By Charlie Q. L. Xue, Guanghui Ding

    A History of Design Institutes in China examines the intricate relationship between design institutes, the state, and, in later periods, the market economy through a carefully situated discussion of significant theoretical and historical issues including socialist utopia, collective and individual…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
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    Routledge Research in Architecture

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