Architecture: Architectural History

  • The Emergence of a Modern City: Golden Age Copenhagen 1800–1850 book cover

    The Emergence of a Modern City

    Golden Age Copenhagen 1800–1850, 1st Edition

    By Henriette Steiner

    This book is an exploration of how urban life in Copenhagen, in the period known as the Golden Age (c. 1800 to 1850), was experienced and structured socially, institutionally, and architecturally. It draws on a broad historical source material - spanning urban anecdotes, biography, philosophy,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • This Thing Called Theory book cover

    This Thing Called Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Teresa Stoppani, Giorgio Ponzo, George Themistokleous

    In the age of post-digital architecture and digital materiality, This Thing Called Theory explores current practices of architectural theory, their critical and productive role. The book is organized in sections which explore theory as an open issue in architecture, as it relates to and borrows…

    Paperback – 2016-10-27
    Routledge
    Critiques

  • Architecture and Spectacle: A Critique book cover

    Architecture and Spectacle: A Critique

    1st Edition

    By Gevork Hartoonian

    Focusing on six leading contemporary architects: Peter Eisenman, Frank Gehry, Bernard Tschumi, Zaha Hadid, Rem Koolhaas and Steven Holl, this book puts forward a unique and insightful analysis of "neo-avant-garde" architecture. It discusses the spectacle and excess which permeates contemporary…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

  • Turquerie and the Politics of Representation, 1728–1876 book cover

    Turquerie and the Politics of Representation, 1728–1876

    1st Edition

    In this first full-length study devoted explicitly to the examination of Ottoman/Turkish-inspired architecture in Western Europe during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, Nebahat Avcioglu rethinks the question of cultural frontiers not as separations but as a rapport of heterogeneities.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Art About Architecture: A Strange Utility book cover

    Contemporary Art About Architecture

    A Strange Utility, 1st Edition

    Edited by Isabelle Loring Wallace, Nora Wendl

    An important resource for scholars of contemporary art and architecture, this volume considers contemporary art that takes architecture as its subject. Concentrated on works made since 1990, Contemporary Art About Architecture: A Strange Utility is the first to take up this topic in a sustained and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Building Transatlantic Italy: Architectural Dialogues with Postwar America book cover

    Building Transatlantic Italy

    Architectural Dialogues with Postwar America, 1st Edition

    By Paolo Scrivano

    At the end of the Second World War, America’s newly acquired status of hegemonic power- together with the launch of ambitious international programs such as the Marshall Plan- significantly altered existing transatlantic relations. In this context, Italian and American architectural cultures…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Industrial Archaeology: An Introduction book cover

    Industrial Archaeology

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Hudson

    Industrial archaeology is the study of early industrial buildings and machinery, particularly of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. When this book was originally published in 1963, this was becoming a topic of lively interest and controversy among archaeologists, historians, architects and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Negotiating Secular and Sacred in Medieval Art: Christian, Islamic, and Buddhist book cover

    Negotiating Secular and Sacred in Medieval Art

    Christian, Islamic, and Buddhist, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alicia Walker, Amanda Luyster

    Offering original analysis of the convergence between 'sacred' and 'secular' in medieval works of art and architecture, this collection explores both the usefulness and limitations of these terms for describing medieval attitudes. The modern concepts of 'sacred' and 'secular' are shown to be…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge

  • Place-making for the Imagination: Horace Walpole and Strawberry Hill book cover

    Place-making for the Imagination: Horace Walpole and Strawberry Hill

    1st Edition

    By Marion Harney

    Drawing together landscape, architecture and literature, Strawberry Hill, the celebrated eighteenth-century ’Gothic’ villa and garden beside the River Thames, is an autobiographical site, where we can read the story of its creator, Horace Walpole. This 'man of taste' created private resonances,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge

  • Towards an Articulated Phenomenological Interpretation of Architecture: Phenomenal Phenomenology book cover

    Towards an Articulated Phenomenological Interpretation of Architecture

    Phenomenal Phenomenology, 1st Edition

    By M. Reza Shirazi

    This book sheds light on the contemporary status of phenomenological discourse in architecture and investigates its current scholastic as well as practical position. Starting with a concise introduction to the philosophical grounds of phenomenology from the points of view of Husserl, Merleau-Ponty…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Kahn at Penn: Transformative Teacher of Architecture book cover

    Kahn at Penn

    Transformative Teacher of Architecture, 1st Edition

    By James Williamson

    Louis I. Kahn is widely known as an architect of powerful buildings. But although much has been said about his buildings, almost nothing has been written about Kahn as an unconventional teacher and philosopher whose influence on his students was far-reaching. Teaching was vitally important for Kahn…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Space Unveiled: Invisible Cultures in the Design Studio book cover

    Space Unveiled

    Invisible Cultures in the Design Studio, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carla Jackson Bell

    Since the early 1800s, African Americans have designed signature buildings; however, in the mainstream marketplace, African American architects, especially women, have remained invisible in architecture history, theory and practice. Traditional architecture design studio education has been based…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

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