Architecture: Architectural History

  • The Geometry of Creation: Architectural Drawing and the Dynamics of Gothic Design book cover

    The Geometry of Creation

    Architectural Drawing and the Dynamics of Gothic Design, 1st Edition

    By Robert Bork

    The flowering of Gothic architecture depended to a striking extent on the use of drawing as a tool of design. By drawing precise "blueprints" with simple tools such as the compass and straightedge, Gothic draftsmen were able to develop a linearized architecture of unprecedented complexity and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23
    Routledge

  • An Architecture of Ineloquence: A Study in Modern Architecture and Religion book cover

    An Architecture of Ineloquence

    A Study in Modern Architecture and Religion, 1st Edition

    By J.K. Birksted

    Set on a hillside near Cluny, in a region associated with religious institutions and sacred architecture (including Le Corbusier's La Tourette), Le Carmel de la Paix, designed by José Luis Sert, remains tranquilly unvisited and quietly erased from architectural history. Why? This unusual convent…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • The Courtyard House: From Cultural Reference to Universal Relevance book cover

    The Courtyard House

    From Cultural Reference to Universal Relevance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nasser O. Rabbat

    The courtyard house is one of the most enduring architectural forms, transcending regional, historical and cultural boundaries. Its balance of simple appropriate construction, environmental control and social and familial structures continues to engage architects and architectural historians. That…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23
    Routledge

  • Exhibitions and the Development of Modern Planning Culture book cover

    Exhibitions and the Development of Modern Planning Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Freestone, Marco Amati

    The evolution of city planning theory and practice in the first half of the twentieth century was captured and driven by a range of exhibitionary practices in a variety of settings globally, from international expos to local public halls. The agendas of the promoters varied, but exhibitions…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20
    Routledge

  • Designing Schools: Space, Place and Pedagogy book cover

    Designing Schools

    Space, Place and Pedagogy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Darian-Smith, Julie Willis

    Designing Schools explores the close connections between the design of school buildings and educational practices throughout the twentieth century to today. Through international cases studies that span the Americas, Europe, Africa and Australia, this volume examines historical innovations in…

    Paperback – 2016-09-15
    Routledge

  • Digital Archetypes: Adaptations of Early Temple Architecture in South and Southeast Asia book cover

    Digital Archetypes

    Adaptations of Early Temple Architecture in South and Southeast Asia, 1st Edition

    By Sambit Datta, David Beynon

    This unique book presents a broad multi-disciplinary examination of early temple architecture in Asia, written by two experts in digital reconstruction and the history and theory of Asian architecture. The authors examine the archetypes of Early Brahmanic, Hindu and Buddhist temple architecture…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Art, Imagination and Christian Hope: Patterns of Promise book cover

    Art, Imagination and Christian Hope

    Patterns of Promise, 1st Edition

    By Gavin Hopps

    Edited by Trevor Hart

    In hope, Christian faith reconfigures the shape of what is familiar in order to pattern the contours of God's promised future. In this process, the present is continuously re-shaped by ventures of hopeful and expectant living. In art, this same poetic interplay between past, present and future…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Theology, Imagination and the Arts

  • Pevsner: The Complete Broadcast Talks: Architecture and Art on Radio and Television, 1945-1977 book cover

    Pevsner: The Complete Broadcast Talks

    Architecture and Art on Radio and Television, 1945-1977, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Games

    This book brings together the surviving texts of the 113 talks on art and architecture that we know of, given by the art historian Sir Nikolaus Pevsner on radio and television between 1945--1977. It includes the seven texts of the 1955 Reith Lectures in their original broadcast form, as well as…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Reuse Value: Spolia and Appropriation in Art and Architecture from Constantine to Sherrie Levine book cover

    Reuse Value

    Spolia and Appropriation in Art and Architecture from Constantine to Sherrie Levine, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Brilliant, Dale Kinney

    This book offers a range of views on spolia and appropriation in art and architecture from fourth-century Rome to the late twentieth century. Using case studies from different historical moments and cultures, contributors test the limits of spolia as a critical category and seek to define its…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • The Architectural Capriccio: Memory, Fantasy and Invention book cover

    The Architectural Capriccio

    Memory, Fantasy and Invention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lucien Steil

    Bringing together leading writers and practicing architects including Jean Dethier, David Mayernik, Massimo Scolari, Robert Adam, David Watkin and Leon Krier, this volume provides a kaleidoscopic, multilayered exploration of the Architectural Capriccio. It not only explains the phenomena within a…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Rethinking the Baroque book cover

    Rethinking the Baroque

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Hills

    Rethinking the Baroque explores a tension. In recent years the idea of ’baroque’ or ’the baroque’ has been seized upon by scholars from a range of disciplines and the term ’baroque’ has consequently been much in evidence in writings on contemporary culture, especially architecture and entertainment…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Architectural Space in Eighteenth-Century Europe: Constructing Identities and Interiors book cover

    Architectural Space in Eighteenth-Century Europe

    Constructing Identities and Interiors, 1st Edition

    Edited by Denise Amy Baxter, Meredith Martin

    Architectural Space in Eighteenth-Century Europe: Constructing Identities and Interiors explores how a diverse, pan-European group of eighteenth-century patrons - among them bankers, bishops, bluestockings, and courtesans - used architectural space and décor to shape and express identity.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

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