Architecture: Architectural History

  • Ottoman Women Builders: The Architectural Patronage of Hadice Turhan Sultan book cover

    Ottoman Women Builders

    The Architectural Patronage of Hadice Turhan Sultan, 1st Edition

    By Lucienne Thys-Senocak

    Examined here is the historical figure and architectural patronage of Hadice Turhan Sultan, the young mother of the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed IV, who for most of the latter half of the seventeenth century shaped the political and cultural agenda of the Ottoman court. Captured in Russia at the age of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • Reading the Royal Monument in Eighteenth-Century Europe book cover

    Reading the Royal Monument in Eighteenth-Century Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotte Chastel-Rousseau

    Reading the Royal Monument in Eighteenth-Century Europe is the first in-depth study of the major role played by royal monuments in the public space of expanding cities across eighteenth-century Europe. Using the royal public statues as the basis for its examination of modern European cities, the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Subject/Object: New Studies in Sculpture

  • The Visual Culture of Baptism in the Middle Ages: Essays on Medieval Fonts, Settings and Beliefs book cover

    The Visual Culture of Baptism in the Middle Ages

    Essays on Medieval Fonts, Settings and Beliefs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Harriet M. Sonne de Torrens

    Under the guidance of the leading experts on baptismal fonts and the co-directors of the Baptisteria Sacra Index, the world’s only iconographical inventory of baptismal fonts, a research project at the University of Toronto, this collection of essays by a group of European and North American…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Temple Imagery from Early Mediaeval Peninsular India book cover

    Temple Imagery from Early Mediaeval Peninsular India

    1st Edition

    By Archana Verma

    Analyzing the ways in which ideas of heroic discourse and the socio-religious and political needs of the period moulded iconography, this book explores the evolution of the iconography of the early mediaeval Hindu temples of the Indian peninsula, over the course of the sixth-twelfth centuries C.E.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Ad Quadratum: The Practical Application of Geometry in Medieval Architecture book cover

    Ad Quadratum

    The Practical Application of Geometry in Medieval Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nancy Y. Wu

    The purpose of the project is to provide the most up-to-date survey on issues dealing with practical geometry and how it might have been applied in the design of medieval architecture. Chronologically, the topics cover a wide span - from early Medieval through Late Gothic. Geographically, the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    AVISTA Studies in the History of Medieval Technology, Science and Art

  • The Collaborators: Interactions in the Architectural Design Process book cover

    The Collaborators: Interactions in the Architectural Design Process

    1st Edition

    By Gilbert Herbert, Mark Donchin

    Illustrated by critical analyses of significant buildings, including examples by such eminent architects as Adler and Sullivan, Erich Mendelsohn, and Louis Kahn, this book examines collaboration in the architectural design process over a period ranging from the mid-19th century to the late 1960s.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Valuing Historic Environments book cover

    Valuing Historic Environments

    1st Edition

    By John Pendlebury

    Edited by Lisanne Gibson

    This volume brings together an interdisciplinary team of leading scholars to discuss frameworks of value in relation to the preservation of historic environments. Starting from the premise that heritage values are culturally and historically constructed, the book examines the effects of pluralist…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Cultural Landscapes of Post-Socialist Cities: Representation of Powers and Needs book cover

    Cultural Landscapes of Post-Socialist Cities

    Representation of Powers and Needs, 1st Edition

    By Mariusz Czepczynski

    The cultural landscapes of Central European cities reflect over half a century of socialism and are marked by the Marxists' vision of a utopian landscape. Architecture, urban planning and the visual arts were considered to be powerful means of expressing the 'people's power'. However, since the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • The Art of Religion: Sforza Pallavicino and Art Theory in Bernini's Rome book cover

    The Art of Religion

    Sforza Pallavicino and Art Theory in Bernini's Rome, 1st Edition

    By Maarten Delbeke

    Bernini and Pallavicino, the artist and the Jesuit cardinal, are closely related figures at the papal courts of Urban VIII and Alexander VII, at which Bernini was the principal artist. The analysis of Pallavicino's writings offers a new perspective on Bernini's art and artistry and allow us to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Histories of Vision

  • The Emergence of a Modern City: Golden Age Copenhagen 1800–1850 book cover

    The Emergence of a Modern City

    Golden Age Copenhagen 1800–1850, 1st Edition

    By Henriette Steiner

    This book is an exploration of how urban life in Copenhagen, in the period known as the Golden Age (c. 1800 to 1850), was experienced and structured socially, institutionally, and architecturally. It draws on a broad historical source material - spanning urban anecdotes, biography, philosophy,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • This Thing Called Theory book cover

    This Thing Called Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Teresa Stoppani, Giorgio Ponzo, George Themistokleous

    In the age of post-digital architecture and digital materiality, This Thing Called Theory explores current practices of architectural theory, their critical and productive role. The book is organized in sections which explore theory as an open issue in architecture, as it relates to and borrows…

    Paperback – 2016-10-27
    Routledge
    Critiques

  • Architecture and Spectacle: A Critique book cover

    Architecture and Spectacle: A Critique

    1st Edition

    By Gevork Hartoonian

    Focusing on six leading contemporary architects: Peter Eisenman, Frank Gehry, Bernard Tschumi, Zaha Hadid, Rem Koolhaas and Steven Holl, this book puts forward a unique and insightful analysis of "neo-avant-garde" architecture. It discusses the spectacle and excess which permeates contemporary…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

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