Architecture: Architectural History

  • Building Ruskin's Italy: Watching Architecture book cover

    Building Ruskin's Italy

    Watching Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Kite

    Based on extensive fieldwork, and research into John Ruskin's still little-interpreted archival material, notebooks and drawings (in the Ruskin Library, Lancaster University, UK and elsewhere), Stephen Kite offers an unprecedented account of the evolution of Ruskin's architectural thinking and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Living Ruins, Value Conflicts book cover

    Living Ruins, Value Conflicts

    1st Edition

    By Argyro Loukaki

    Using monuments and ruins by way of illustration, this fascinating book examines the symbolic, ideological, geographical and aesthetic importance of Greek classical iconography for the Western world. It examines how classical Greek monuments are simultaneously perceived as sublime national symbols…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Modernist Semis and Terraces in England book cover

    Modernist Semis and Terraces in England

    1st Edition

    By Finn Jensen

    Between the two World Wars, there was an unprecedented need for new houses in Britain which resulted in a building boom. While only a small percentage of this building took the form of Modernism, there was still a significant number of semis and terraces built for the workers and middle-class…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Time Matter(s): Invention and Re-Imagination in Built Conservation: The Unfinished Drawing and Building of St. Peter's, the Vatican book cover

    Time Matter(s): Invention and Re-Imagination in Built Conservation

    The Unfinished Drawing and Building of St. Peter's, the Vatican, 1st Edition

    By Federica Goffi

    Even though the idea of altering an existing building is presently a well established practice within the context of adaptive reuse, when the building in question is a 'mnemonic building', of recognized heritage value, alterations are viewed with suspicion, even when change is a recognized…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Demolishing Whitehall: Leslie Martin, Harold Wilson and the Architecture of White Heat book cover

    Demolishing Whitehall

    Leslie Martin, Harold Wilson and the Architecture of White Heat, 1st Edition

    By Adam Sharr, Stephen Thornton

    This book is about a lost world, albeit one less than 50 years old. It is the story of a grand plan to demolish most of Whitehall, London’s historic government district, and replace it with a ziggurat-section megastructure built in concrete. In 1965 the architect Leslie Martin submitted a proposal…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Louis H. Sullivan and a 19th-Century Poetics of Naturalized Architecture book cover

    Louis H. Sullivan and a 19th-Century Poetics of Naturalized Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Lauren S. Weingarden

    For most of the twentieth century, modernist viewers dismissed the architectural ornament of Louis H. Sullivan (1856-1924) and the majority of his theoretical writings as emotional outbursts of an outmoded romanticism. In this study, Lauren Weingarden reveals Sullivan's eloquent articulation of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Art and the Relic Cult of St. Antoninus in Renaissance Florence book cover

    Art and the Relic Cult of St. Antoninus in Renaissance Florence

    1st Edition

    By Sally J. Cornelison

    Tracing the history of St. Antoninus' cult and burial from the time of his death in 1459 until his remains were moved to their final resting place in 1589, this interdisciplinary study demonstrates that the saint's relic cult was a key element of Florence's sacred cityscape. The works of art…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Designing UNESCO: Art, Architecture and International Politics at Mid-Century book cover

    Designing UNESCO

    Art, Architecture and International Politics at Mid-Century, 1st Edition

    By Christopher E.M. Pearson

    Designing UNESCO: Art, Architecture and International Politics at Mid-Century represents the first full-length monograph on the genesis, construction and reception of the Paris headquarters of the United Nations' Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The book traces the long…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • The Four Modes of Seeing: Approaches to Medieval Imagery in Honor of Madeline Harrison Caviness book cover

    The Four Modes of Seeing

    Approaches to Medieval Imagery in Honor of Madeline Harrison Caviness, 1st Edition

    Edited by Evelyn Staudinger Lane, Elizabeth Carson Pastan, Ellen M. Shortell

    Borrowing its title from Madeline Harrison Caviness's influential work on the modes of seeing articulated by the twelfth-century cleric Richard of Saint Victor, this interdisciplinary collection brings together the work of thirty scholars from England, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, and the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • The Religious Patronage of the Duke of Lerma, 1598–1621 book cover

    The Religious Patronage of the Duke of Lerma, 1598–1621

    1st Edition

    By Lisa A. Banner

    Introducing fresh archival evidence, author Lisa Banner here demonstrates how Francisco Gómez de Sandoval y Rojas, first Duke of Lerma, served as a vital link in Habsburg architectural patronage. She traces Lerma's trajectory as, beginning with the ancient royal city of Valladolid, he embarked on a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Structural and Civil Engineering Design book cover

    Structural and Civil Engineering Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by William Addis

    The importance of design has often been neglected in studies considering the history of structural and civil engineering. Yet design is a key aspect of all building and engineering work. This volume brings together a range of articles which focus on the role of design in engineering. It opens by…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of Civil Engineering

  • Rethinking the High Renaissance: The Culture of the Visual Arts in Early Sixteenth-Century Rome book cover

    Rethinking the High Renaissance

    The Culture of the Visual Arts in Early Sixteenth-Century Rome, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jill Burke

    The perception that the early sixteenth century saw a culmination of the Renaissance classical revival - only to degrade into mannerism shortly after Raphael's death in 1520 - has been extremely tenacious; but many scholars agree that this tidy narrative is deeply problematic. Exploring how we can…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

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