Architecture: Architectural History

  • The Ten Most Influential Buildings in History: Architecture’s Archetypes book cover

    The Ten Most Influential Buildings in History

    Architecture’s Archetypes, 1st Edition

    By Simon Unwin

    Even the most inventive and revolutionary architects of today owe debts to the past, often to the distant past when architecture really was being invented for the first time. Architects depend on their own imaginations for personal insights and originality but their ideas may be stimulated (…

    Paperback – 2016-07-04
    Routledge

  • A History of Architecture and Urbanism in the Americas book cover

    A History of Architecture and Urbanism in the Americas

    1st Edition

    By Clare Cardinal-Pett

     A History of Architecture and Urbanism in the Americas is the first comprehensive survey to narrate the urbanization of the Western Hemisphere, from the Arctic Circle to Antarctica, making it a vital resource to help you understand the built environment in this part of the world. The book…

    Paperback – 2016-01-22
    Routledge

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Giorgio Vasari book cover

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Giorgio Vasari

    1st Edition

    Edited by David J. Cast

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Giorgio Vasari brings together the world's foremost experts on Vasari as well as up-and-coming scholars to provide, at the 500th anniversary of his birth, a comprehensive assessment of the current state of scholarship on this important-and still…

    Hardback – 2013-12-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Art History and Visual Studies Companions

  • The Rationalist Reader: Architecture and Rationalism in Western Europe 1920–1940 / 1960–1990 book cover

    The Rationalist Reader

    Architecture and Rationalism in Western Europe 1920–1940 / 1960–1990, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Peckham, Torsten Schmiedeknecht

    The Rationalist Reader incorporates the first documentary collection of writing on rationalism in twentieth century architecture, providing an accessible introduction to the subject, direct insight into the thinking of individual architects and their critics, and a current re-evaluation of the…

    Paperback – 2013-08-29
    Routledge

  • Architecture Re-assembled: The Use (and Abuse) of History book cover

    Architecture Re-assembled

    The Use (and Abuse) of History, 1st Edition

    By Trevor Garnham

    Beginning from the rise of modern history in the eighteenth century, this book examines how changing ideas in the discipline of history itself has affected architecture from the beginning of modernity up to the present day. It reflects upon history in order to encourage and assist the reader in…

    Paperback – 2013-02-21
    Routledge

  • Reading Architecture and Culture: Researching Buildings, Spaces and Documents book cover

    Reading Architecture and Culture

    Researching Buildings, Spaces and Documents, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adam Sharr

    Architecture displays the values involved in its inhabitation, construction, procurement and design. It traces the thinking of the individuals who have participated in it, their relationships, and their involvement in the cultures where they lived and worked. In this way, buildings, their details,…

    Paperback – 2012-03-15
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Climate: An Environmental History of British Architecture 1600–2000 book cover

    Architecture and Climate

    An Environmental History of British Architecture 1600–2000, 1st Edition

    By Dean Hawkes

    This book traces the evolving relationship between the architecture and climate of Britain from the late sixteenth to the twentieth century. Through detailed studies of buildings by major architects it explores how the unique character of the climate of the British Isles has had a fundamental…

    Paperback – 2012-01-19
    Routledge

  • The Garden City: Past, present and future book cover

    The Garden City

    Past, present and future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Ward

    ** Please note, the HB was published in 1992.  The PB version, an exact reprint of the HB, was released in 2011** This examination of a phenomenon of nineteenth century planning traces the origins, implementation, international transference and adoption of the Garden City idea. It also…

    Paperback – 2011-11-18
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Architecture of Regionalism in the Age of Globalization: Peaks and Valleys in the Flat World book cover

    Architecture of Regionalism in the Age of Globalization

    Peaks and Valleys in the Flat World, 1st Edition

    By Liane Lefaivre, Alexander Tzonis

    The definitive introductory book on the theory and history of regionalist architecture in the context of globalization, this text addresses issues of identity, community, and sustainability along with a selection of the most outstanding examples of design from all over the world. Alex Tzonis and…

    Paperback – 2011-11-02
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

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