Architecture: Architectural History

  • Adaptive Reuse of the Built Heritage: Concepts and Cases of an Emerging Discipline book cover

    Adaptive Reuse of the Built Heritage

    Concepts and Cases of an Emerging Discipline, 1st Edition

    By Bie Plevoets, Koenraad Van Cleempoel

    Adaptive reuse – the process of repairing and restoring existing buildings for new or continued use – is becoming an essential part of architectural practice. As mounting demographic, economic, and ecological challenges limit opportunities for new construction, architects increasingly focus on…

    Paperback – 2019-05-08
    Routledge

  • Eloquent Spaces: Meaning and Community in Early Indian Architecture book cover

    Eloquent Spaces

    Meaning and Community in Early Indian Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shonaleeka Kaul

    Eloquent Spaces adopts the twin analytic of meaning and community to write a fresh history of building in early India. It presents a new perspective on the principles and practices of early Indian architecture. Defining it broadly over a range of space uses, the book argues for architecture as a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge India

  • The Seven Ancient Wonders in the Early Modern World book cover

    The Seven Ancient Wonders in the Early Modern World

    1st Edition

    By Inmaculada Rodríguez-Moya, Víctor Mínguez

    This monograph is a study of the artistic production that formed part of the various lists of the Seven Wonders that lasted beyond Antiquity and were recovered during the Renaissance and Baroque periods. The study focuses in depth on the way they were evoked in modern artistic culture and the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Ruins: Designs on the Past, Present and Future book cover

    The Architecture of Ruins

    Designs on the Past, Present and Future, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Hill

    The Architecture of Ruins: Designs on the Past, Present and Future identifies an alternative and significant history of architecture from the sixteenth century to the twenty-first century, in which a building is designed, occupied and imagined as a ruin. This design practice conceives a monument…

    Paperback – 2019-04-24
    Routledge

  • Renaissance Porticoes and Painted Pergolas: Nature and Culture in Early Modern Italy book cover

    Renaissance Porticoes and Painted Pergolas

    Nature and Culture in Early Modern Italy, 1st Edition

    By Natsumi Nonaka

    This book is the first study of the portico and its decorative program as a cultural phenomenon in Renaissance Italy. Focusing on a largely neglected group of porticoes decorated with painted pergolas that appeared in Rome and environs in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, it tells the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

  • Restaurants and Dining Rooms book cover

    Restaurants and Dining Rooms

    1st Edition

    Edited by Franziska Bollerey, Christoph Grafe

    According to urban academic myth, the first restaurants emerged in the wake of the French Revolution. From the very beginning in the elegant salons of the latter days of the Ancien Régime, the design of restaurants has been closely related to ideas of how food should be presented and how it may be…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17
    Routledge
    Interior Architecture

  • The Culture of Nature in the History of Design book cover

    The Culture of Nature in the History of Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kjetil Fallan

    The Culture of Nature in the History of Design confronts the dilemma caused by design’s pertinent yet precarious position in environmental discourse through interdisciplinary conversations about the design of nature and the nature of design. Demonstrating that the deep entanglements of design and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-08
    Routledge

  • Organic Design in Twentieth-Century Nordic Architecture book cover

    Organic Design in Twentieth-Century Nordic Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Erik Champion

    Organic Design in Twentieth-Century Nordic Architecture presents a communicable and useful definition of organic architecture that reaches beyond constraints. The book focuses on the works and writings of architects in Nordic countries, such as Sigurd Lewerentz, Jørn Utzon, Sverre Fehn and the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • An Architecture Manifesto: Critical Reason and Theories of a Failed Practice book cover

    An Architecture Manifesto

    Critical Reason and Theories of a Failed Practice, 1st Edition

    By Nadir Lahiji

    In this manifesto, the author takes a leap of faith. It is a faith in Lost Causes. He asserts that today, architectonic reason has fallen into ruins. As soon as architecture leaves the limits set to it by architectonic reason, no other path is open to it but the path to aestheticism. This is the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-27
    Routledge

  • Twentieth Century Town Halls: Architecture of Democracy book cover

    Twentieth Century Town Halls

    Architecture of Democracy, 1st Edition

    By John Stewart

    This is the first book to examine the development of the town hall during the twentieth century and the way in which these civic buildings have responded to the dramatic political, social and architectural changes which took place during the period. Following an overview of the history of the town…

    Hardback – 2019-02-22
    Routledge

  • Towards a Public Space: Le Corbusier and the Greco-Latin Tradition in the Modern City book cover

    Towards a Public Space

    Le Corbusier and the Greco-Latin Tradition in the Modern City, 1st Edition

    By Marta Sequeira

    Le Corbusier is well-known for his architectural accomplishments, which have been extensively discussed in literature. Towards a Public Space instead offers a unique analysis of Le Corbusier’s contributions to urban planning. The public spaces in Le Corbusier’s plans are usually considered to break…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Participatory Culture and the Social Value of an Architectural Icon: Sydney Opera House book cover

    Participatory Culture and the Social Value of an Architectural Icon: Sydney Opera House

    1st Edition

    By Cristina Garduno Freeman

    This book develops new and innovative methods for understanding the cultural significance of places such as the World Heritage listed Sydney Opera House. By connecting participatory media, visual culture and social value, Cristina Garduño Freeman contributes to a fast-growing body of scholarship on…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

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