Architecture: Architectural History

  • Medieval and Renaissance Famagusta: Studies in Architecture, Art and History book cover

    Medieval and Renaissance Famagusta

    Studies in Architecture, Art and History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. K. Walsh, Peter W. Edbury, Nicholas S.H. Coureas

    There was a time seven centuries ago when Famagusta's wealth and renown could be compared to that of Venice or Constantinople. The Cathedral of St Nicholas in the main square of Famagusta, serving as the coronation place for the Crusader Kings of Jerusalem after the fall of Acre in 1291, symbolised…

    Paperback – 2017-11-24
    Routledge

  • Infrastructure and the Architectures of Modernity in Ireland 1916-2016 book cover

    Infrastructure and the Architectures of Modernity in Ireland 1916-2016

    1st Edition

    By Gary A. Boyd, John McLaughlin

    At the formation of the new Republic of Ireland, the construction of new infrastructures was seen as an essential element in the building of the new nation, just as the adoption of international style modernism in architecture was perceived as a way to escape the colonial past. Accordingly,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Feminisms: Ecologies, Economies, Technologies book cover

    Architecture and Feminisms

    Ecologies, Economies, Technologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hélène Frichot, Catharina Gabrielsson, Helen Runting

    Set against the background of a ‘general crisis’ that is environmental, political and social, this book examines a series of specific intersections between architecture and feminisms, understood in the plural. The collected essays and projects that make up the book follow transversal…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge
    Critiques

  • Women, Art, and Architecture in Northern Italy, 1520–1580: Negotiating Power book cover

    Women, Art, and Architecture in Northern Italy, 1520–1580

    Negotiating Power, 1st Edition

    By Katherine A. McIver

    Expanding interdisciplinary investigations into gender and material culture, Katherine A. McIver here adds a new dimension to Renaissance patronage studies by considering domestic art - the decoration of the domestic interior - as opposed to patronage of the fine arts (painting, sculpture and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • The New Tenement: Residences in the Inner City Since 1970 book cover

    The New Tenement

    Residences in the Inner City Since 1970, 1st Edition

    By Florian Urban

    This book examines "new tenements"—dense, medium-rise, multi-storey residences that have been the backbone of European inner-city regeneration since the 1970s and came with a new positive view on urban living. Focusing principally on Berlin, Copenhagen, Glasgow, Rotterdam, and Vienna, it relates…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge

  • The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture, 1760 - 1860 book cover

    The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture, 1760 - 1860

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Maudlin

    The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture is a history of the late Georgian phenomenon of the architect-designed cottage and the architectural discourse that articulated it. It is a study of small buildings built on country estates, and not so small buildings built in picturesque rural…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Iron, Ornament and Architecture in Victorian Britain: Myth and Modernity, Excess and Enchantment book cover

    Iron, Ornament and Architecture in Victorian Britain

    Myth and Modernity, Excess and Enchantment, 1st Edition

    By Paul Dobraszczyk

    Vilified by leading architectural modernists and Victorian critics alike, mass-produced architectural ornament in iron has received little sustained study since the 1960s; yet it proliferated in Britain in the half century after the building of the Crystal Palace in 1851 - a time when some…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Architecture and the Historical Imagination: Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc, 1814–1879 book cover

    Architecture and the Historical Imagination

    Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc, 1814–1879, 1st Edition

    By Martin Bressani

    Hailed as one of the key theoreticians of modernism, Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc was also the most renowned restoration architect of his age, a celebrated medieval archaeologist and a fervent champion of Gothic revivalism. He published some of the most influential texts in the history of modern…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Designing the British Post-War Home: Kenneth Wood, 1948-1968 book cover

    Designing the British Post-War Home

    Kenneth Wood, 1948-1968, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Fisher

    In Designing the British Post-War Home Fiona Fisher explores the development of modern domestic architecture in Britain through a detailed study of the work of the successful Surrey-based architectural practice of Kenneth Wood. Wood’s firm is representative of a geographically distinct category of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Modern Architecture and its Representation in Colonial Eritrea: An In-visible Colony, 1890-1941 book cover

    Modern Architecture and its Representation in Colonial Eritrea

    An In-visible Colony, 1890-1941, 1st Edition

    By Sean Anderson

    Modern Architecture and its Representation in Colonial Eritrea offers a critical assessment of architecture and urbanism constructed in Eritrea during the Italian colonial period spanning from 1890-1941. Drawing together imperial projects, modernist aesthetics, and fascist motives, the book…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Architecture, Liberty and Civic Order: Architectural Theories from Vitruvius to Jefferson and Beyond book cover

    Architecture, Liberty and Civic Order

    Architectural Theories from Vitruvius to Jefferson and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Carroll William Westfall

    This book brings to light central topics that are neglected in current histories and theories of architecture and urbanism. These include the role of imitation in earlier centuries and its potential role in present practice; the necessary relationship between architecture, urbanism and the rural…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • The Hero Building: An Architecture of Scottish National Identity book cover

    The Hero Building

    An Architecture of Scottish National Identity, 1st Edition

    By Johnny Rodger

    Why was it that, across Scotland over the last two and a half centuries, architectural monuments were raised to national heroes? Were hero buildings commissioned as manifestations of certain social beliefs, or as a built environmental form of social advocacy? And if so, then how and why were social…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

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