Architecture: Architectural History

  • Mid-Century Modernism in Turkey: Architecture Across Cultures in the 1950s and 1960s book cover

    Mid-Century Modernism in Turkey

    Architecture Across Cultures in the 1950s and 1960s, 1st Edition

    Edited by Meltem Ö Gürel

    Mid-Century Modernism in Turkey studies the unfolding of modern architecture in Turkey during the 1950s and 1960s. The book brings together scholars who have carried out extensive research on post-WWII modernism in a global context. The authors situate Turkish architectural case studies within an…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Lutheran Churches in Early Modern Europe book cover

    Lutheran Churches in Early Modern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Spicer

    Until recently the impact of the Lutheran Reformation has been largely regarded in political and socio-economic terms, yet for most people it was not the abstract theological debates that had the greatest impact upon their lives, but what they saw in their parish churches every Sunday. This…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Colonial Architecture and Urbanism in Africa: Intertwined and Contested Histories book cover

    Colonial Architecture and Urbanism in Africa

    Intertwined and Contested Histories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fassil Demissie

    Colonial architecture and urbanism carved its way through space: ordering and classifying the built environment, while projecting the authority of European powers across Africa in the name of science and progress. The built urban fabric left by colonial powers attests to its lingering impacts in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Design and the Built Environment

  • Approaches to Byzantine Architecture and its Decoration: Studies in Honor of Slobodan Curcic book cover

    Approaches to Byzantine Architecture and its Decoration

    Studies in Honor of Slobodan Curcic, 1st Edition

    By Mark J. Johnson, Amy Papalexandrou

    Edited by Robert Ousterhout

    The fourteen essays in this collection demonstrate a wide variety of approaches to the study of Byzantine architecture and its decoration, a reflection of both newer trends and traditional scholarship in the field. The variety is also a reflection of Professor Curcic’s wide interests, which he…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Country House Discourse in Early Modern England: A Cultural Study of Landscape and Legitimacy book cover

    Country House Discourse in Early Modern England

    A Cultural Study of Landscape and Legitimacy, 1st Edition

    By Kari Boyd McBride

    In this study, Kari Boyd McBride defines 'country house discourse' as a network of fictions that articulated and mediated early modern concerns about the right use of land and the social relationships that land engendered. McBride provides new perspectives on the roles of the discourse she…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Routledge

  • Religion, Heritage and the Sustainable City: Hinduism and urbanisation in Jaipur book cover

    Religion, Heritage and the Sustainable City

    Hinduism and urbanisation in Jaipur, 1st Edition

    By Yamini Narayanan

    The speed and scale of urbanisation in India is unprecedented almost anywhere in the world and has tremendous global implications. The religious influence on the urban experience has resonances for all aspects of urban sustainability in India and yet it remains a blind spot while articulating…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Architecture and the Politics of Gender in Early Modern Europe book cover

    Architecture and the Politics of Gender in Early Modern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Hills

    Written by leading scholars in the field, the essays in this book address the relationships between gender and the built environment, specifically architecture, in early modern Europe. In recent years scholars have begun to investigate the ways in which architecture plays a part in the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • The Challenge of Emulation in Art and Architecture: Between Imitation and Invention book cover

    The Challenge of Emulation in Art and Architecture

    Between Imitation and Invention, 1st Edition

    By David Mayernik

    Emulation is a challenging middle ground between imitation and invention. The idea of rivaling by means of imitation, as old as the Aenead and as modern as Michelangelo, fit neither the pessimistic deference of the neoclassicists nor the revolutionary spirit of the Romantics. Emulation thus…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • The Renaissance Palace in Florence: Magnificence and Splendour in Fifteenth-Century Italy book cover

    The Renaissance Palace in Florence

    Magnificence and Splendour in Fifteenth-Century Italy, 1st Edition

    By James R. Lindow

    This book provides a reassessment of the theory of magnificence in light of the related social virtue of splendour. Author James Lindow highlights how magnificence, when applied to private palaces, extended beyond the exterior to include the interior as a series of splendid spaces where virtuous…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Art in Consumer Culture: Mis-Design book cover

    Art in Consumer Culture

    Mis-Design, 1st Edition

    By Grace McQuilten

    Written with beautiful clarity, Art in Consumer Culture: Mis-Design asks the contemporary art world to be honest about the pervasive effects of commodification and the difficulty of staging critique. The book examines the collusion of 'art' and 'design' in contemporary artistic practices in order…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • A Life in Education and Architecture: Mary Beaumont Medd book cover

    A Life in Education and Architecture

    Mary Beaumont Medd, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Burke

    This book provides a detailed exploration of the relationships between individual architects, educators, artists and designers that laid the foundation and shaped the approach to designing new school buildings in post-war Britain. It explores the life and work of Mary Medd (née Crowley) (1907-2005)…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • The Borghese Collections and the Display of Art in the Age of the Grand Tour book cover

    The Borghese Collections and the Display of Art in the Age of the Grand Tour

    1st Edition

    By Carole Paul

    The redecoration of the exhibition spaces at the Borghese palace and villa, undertaken together with the reinstallation of the family's vast art collections, was one of the most important events in the cultural life of eighteenth-century Rome. In this comprehensive study, Carole Paul reconstructs…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

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