Architecture: Architectural History

  • Sehrengiz, Urban Rituals and Deviant Sufi Mysticism in Ottoman Istanbul book cover

    Sehrengiz, Urban Rituals and Deviant Sufi Mysticism in Ottoman Istanbul

    1st Edition

    By B. Deniz Çalis-Kural

    Şehrengiz is an Ottoman genre of poetry written in honor of various cities and provincial towns of the Ottoman Empire from the early sixteenth century to the early eighteenth century. This book examines the urban culture of Ottoman Istanbul through Şehrengiz, as the Ottoman space culture and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • The Urban Department Store in America, 1850–1930 book cover

    The Urban Department Store in America, 1850–1930

    1st Edition

    By Louisa Iarocci

    In the late nineteenth century, the urban department store arose as a built artifact and as a social institution in the United States. While the physical building type is the foundation of this comprehensive architectural study, Louisa Iarocci reaches beyond the analysis of the bricks and mortar to…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • The Modern Urban Landscape (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Modern Urban Landscape (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Edward Relph

    First published in 1987, this book provides a wide-ranging account of how modern cities have come to look as they do — differing radically from their predecessors in their scale, style, details and meanings. It uses many illustrations and examples to explore the origins and development of specific…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Women Architects in the Modern Movement book cover

    Women Architects in the Modern Movement

    1st Edition

    By Carmen Espegel

    Women Architects in the Modern Movement rewrites the history of modern architecture to elevate the often-overlooked female architects who helped build the movement. Starting with a theoretical analysis that situates women’s roles both in society and architecture specifically, Carmen Espegel…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10
    Routledge

  • New Islamist Architecture and Urbanism: Negotiating Nation and Islam through Built Environment in Turkey book cover

    New Islamist Architecture and Urbanism

    Negotiating Nation and Islam through Built Environment in Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Bülent Batuman

    New Islamist Architecture and Urbanism claims that, in today’s world, a research agenda concerning the relation between Islam and space has to consider the role of Islamism rather than Islam in shaping – and in return being shaped by – the built environment. The book tackles this task through an…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04
    Routledge
    Architext

  • Books, Buildings and Social Engineering: Early Public Libraries in Britain from Past to Present book cover

    Books, Buildings and Social Engineering

    Early Public Libraries in Britain from Past to Present, 1st Edition

    By Alistair Black, Simon Pepper, Kaye Bagshaw

    Public libraries have strangely never been the subject of an extensive design history. Consequently, this important and comprehensive book represents a ground-breaking socio-architectural study of pre-1939 public library buildings. A surprisingly high proportion of these urban civic buildings…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • The Historiography of Persian Architecture book cover

    The Historiography of Persian Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mohammad Gharipour

    Historiography is the study of the methodology of writing history, the development of the discipline of history, and the changing interpretations of historical events in the works of individual historians. Exploring the historiography of Persian art and architecture requires a closer look at a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Building a World Heritage City: Sanaa, Yemen book cover

    Building a World Heritage City

    Sanaa, Yemen, 1st Edition

    By Michele Lamprakos

    The conservation of old Sanaa is a major cultural heritage initiative that began in the 1980's under the auspices of UNESCO; it continues today, led by local agencies and actors. In contrast to other parts of the world where conservation was introduced at a later date to remediate the effects of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Terms of Appropriation: Modern Architecture and Global Exchange book cover

    Terms of Appropriation

    Modern Architecture and Global Exchange, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amanda Reeser Lawrence, Ana Miljački

    This collection focuses on how architectural material is transformed, revised, swallowed whole, plagiarized, or in any other way appropriated. It charts new territory within this still unexplored yet highly topical area of study by establishing a shared vocabulary with which to discuss, or contest,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-07
    Routledge

  • Re-Presenting the Metropolis: Architecture, Urban Experience and Social Life in London 1800–1840 book cover

    Re-Presenting the Metropolis

    Architecture, Urban Experience and Social Life in London 1800–1840, 1st Edition

    By Dana Arnold

    The evolution of an urban self-consciousness in London in the early nineteenth century played a fundamental role in the shaping of the city. In this volume Dana Arnold explores the responses to the city among the urban bourgeoisie and their influence on the experience and development of London.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • The Spiritual Rococo: Decor and Divinity from the Salons of Paris to the Missions of Patagonia book cover

    The Spiritual Rococo

    Decor and Divinity from the Salons of Paris to the Missions of Patagonia, 1st Edition

    By Gauvin Alexander Bailey

    A groundbreaking approach to Rococo religious décor and spirituality in Europe and South America, The Spiritual Rococo addresses three basic conundrums that impede our understanding of eighteenth-century aesthetics and culture. Why did the Rococo, ostensibly the least spiritual style in the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Revisiting Postmodernism book cover

    Revisiting Postmodernism

    1st Edition

    By Terry Farrell, Adam Nathaniel Furman

    Revisiting Postmodernism offers an engaging, wide-ranging and highly illustrated account of postmodernism in architecture from its roots in the 1940s to its ongoing relevance today. This book invites readers to see Postmodernism in a new light: not just a style but a cultural phenomenon that…

    Paperback – 2017-11-29
    RIBA Publishing

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