Architecture: Architectural History

  • The Politics of Furniture: Identity, Diplomacy and Persuasion in Post-War Interiors book cover

    The Politics of Furniture

    Identity, Diplomacy and Persuasion in Post-War Interiors, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fredie Floré, Cammie McAtee

    In many different parts of the world modern furniture elements have served as material expressions of power in the post-war era. They were often meant to express an international and in some respects apolitical modern language, but when placed in a sensitive setting or a meaningful architectural…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Sport and Architecture book cover

    Sport and Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Benjamin S. Flowers

    Sport and architecture are two elements of contemporary life that have a broad and profound impact on the world around us. The role architecture plays in shaping buildings and societies has occupied historians for centuries. Likewise, the cultural, economic, and political importance of sport is the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Sport

  • India in Art in Ireland book cover

    India in Art in Ireland

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen James-Chakraborty

    India in Art in Ireland is the first book to address how the relationship between these two ends of the British Empire played out in the visual arts. It demonstrates that Irish ambivalence about British imperialism in India complicates the assumption that colonialism precluded identifying with an…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Material Bernini book cover

    Material Bernini

    1st Edition

    Edited by Evonne Levy, Carolina Mangone

    Bringing together established and emerging specialists in seventeenth-century Italian sculpture, Material Bernini is the first sustained examination of the conspicuous materiality of Bernini’s work in sculpture, architecture, and paint. The various essays demonstrate that material Bernini has…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Visualizing the Nineteenth-Century Home: Modern Art and the Decorative Impulse book cover

    Visualizing the Nineteenth-Century Home

    Modern Art and the Decorative Impulse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anca I. Lasc

    The nineteenth century - the Era of the Interior - witnessed the steady displacement of art from the ceilings, walls, and floors of aristocratic and religious interiors to the everyday spaces of bourgeois households, subject to their own enhanced ornamentation. Following the 1863 Salon des refuses,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Erik Gunnar Asplund: Landscapes and Buildings book cover

    Erik Gunnar Asplund

    Landscapes and Buildings, 1st Edition

    By Malcolm Woollen

    Taking an interdisciplinary approach, weaving together art, philosophy, history, and literature, this book investigates the landscapes and buildings of Swedish architect Erik Gunnar Asplund. Through critical essays and beautiful illustrations focusing on four projects, the Woodland Cemetery, the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge

  • Event-Space: Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde book cover

    Event-Space

    Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde, 1st Edition

    By Dorita Hannah

    As the symbolists, constructivists and surrealists of the historical avant-garde began to abandon traditional theatre spaces and embrace the more contingent locations of the theatrical and political ‘event’, the built environment of a performance became not only part of the event, but an event…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

  • Modernism and the Professional Architecture Journal: Reporting, Editing and Reconstructing in Post-War Europe book cover

    Modernism and the Professional Architecture Journal

    Reporting, Editing and Reconstructing in Post-War Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Torsten Schmiedeknecht, Andrew Peckham

    The production of this book stems from two of the editors’ longstanding research interests: the representation of architecture in print media, and the complex identity of the second phase of modernism in architecture given the role it played in postwar reconstruction in Europe. While the history…

    Paperback – 2018-07-04
    Routledge

  • Revolt and Reform in Architecture's Academy: Urban Renewal, Race, and the Rise of Design in the Public Interest book cover

    Revolt and Reform in Architecture's Academy

    Urban Renewal, Race, and the Rise of Design in the Public Interest, 1st Edition

    By William Richards

    Revolt and Reform in Architecture’s Academy uniquely addresses the complicated relationship between architectural education and urban renewal in the 1960s, which paved the way for what is today known as public interest design. Through an examination of curricular reforms at Columbia University’s…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Take One Building : Interdisciplinary Research Perspectives of the Seattle Central Library book cover

    Take One Building : Interdisciplinary Research Perspectives of the Seattle Central Library

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Conroy Dalton, Christoph Holscher

    This book evaluates how we experience and understand buildings in different ways depending upon our academic and professional background. With reference to Rem Koolhaas' Seattle Central Library, the book illustrates a range of different methods available through its application to the building. By…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge

  • Times of Creative Destruction: Shaping Buildings and Cities in the late C20th book cover

    Times of Creative Destruction

    Shaping Buildings and Cities in the late C20th, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Tzonis, Liane Lefaivre

    Times of Creative Destruction is about the years that followed the end of WWII, one of the most seminal and dramatic epochs in human history, during which extraordinary star-buildings were born, cities exploded, and an unprecedented world of a ‘Third Ecology’ emerged. Never before was there such a…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge

  • Visioning Technologies: The Architectures of Sight book cover

    Visioning Technologies

    The Architectures of Sight, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Cairns

    Visioning Technologies brings together a collection of texts from leading theorists to examine how architecture has been, and is, reframed and restructured by the visual and theoretical frameworks introduced by different ‘technologies of sight’ – understood to include orthographic projection,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge

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