Architecture: Architectural History

  • Modern Architecture and the End of Empire book cover

    Modern Architecture and the End of Empire

    1st Edition

    By Mark Crinson

    This title was first published in 2003:  Modernist architecture claimed to be the 'international style' but the relationship between modernism and the new dispositions of nations and nationalities which have succeeded the old European empires remains obscure. In this, the first book to examine…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Occidentalist Perceptions of European Architecture in Nineteenth-Century Persian Travel Diaries: Travels in Farangi Space book cover

    Occidentalist Perceptions of European Architecture in Nineteenth-Century Persian Travel Diaries

    Travels in Farangi Space, 1st Edition

    By Vahid Vahdat

    In the midst of Europe’s nineteenth-century industrial revolution, four men embarked on separate journeys to the wondrous Farangestan – a land of fascinating objects, mysterious technologies, heavenly women, and magical spaces. Determined to learn the secret of Farangestan’s advancements, the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • John Ruskin and the Fabric of Architecture book cover

    John Ruskin and the Fabric of Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Anuradha Chatterjee

    Through the theoretical lenses of dress studies, gender, science, and visual studies, this volume analyses the impact John Ruskin has had on architecture throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It explores Ruskin’s different ideologies, such as the adorned wall veil, which were…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • The Break with the Past: Avant-Garde Architecture in Germany, 1910 – 1925 book cover

    The Break with the Past

    Avant-Garde Architecture in Germany, 1910 – 1925, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Ascher Barnstone

    Between 1918 and 1933 the German interwar avant-garde was a primary force driving European cultural innovation and modernism. These innovations continue to influence artistic practice, theory, and arts education today, thus making a comprehensive study of the relationship between individual war…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Architectural Conservation and Restoration in Norway and Russia book cover

    Architectural Conservation and Restoration in Norway and Russia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Evgeny Khodakovsky, Siri Skjold Lexau

    Norway and Russia have been closely related through the ages, both geographically and historically, and have experienced similar problems relating to climate, building maintenance and national wooden architecture. As a result, the parallel study of architectural conservation and restoration…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural Conservation and Historic Preservation

  • Spatial Violence book cover

    Spatial Violence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Herscher, Anooradha Siddiqi

    This book poses spatial violence as a constitutive dimension of architecture and its epistemologies, as well as a method for theoretical and historical inquiry intrinsic to architecture; and thereby offers an alternative to predominant readings of spatial violence as a topic, event, fact, or other…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • Understanding Medieval Liturgy: Essays in Interpretation book cover

    Understanding Medieval Liturgy

    Essays in Interpretation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Gittos, Sarah Hamilton

    This book provides an introduction to current work and new directions in the study of medieval liturgy. It focuses primarily on so-called occasional rituals such as burial, church consecration, exorcism and excommunication rather than on the Mass and Office. Recent research on such rites…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • The Concept of Monument in Achaemenid Empire book cover

    The Concept of Monument in Achaemenid Empire

    1st Edition

    By Mehr Azar Soheil

    The aim of this book is to explore the significance of the concept of ‘monument’ in the context of the Achaemenid Empire (550-330 BC), with particular reference to the Royal Ensemble of Persepolis, founded by Darius I and built together with his son Xerxes. While Persepolis was built as an ‘…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge

  • The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture: Bucharest, 1949-1964 book cover

    The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture

    Bucharest, 1949-1964, 1st Edition

    By Juliana Maxim

    The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture is the first systematic architectural history of Romania under socialism written in English. It examines the mechanisms through which modern architecture was invested with political meaning and, in reverse, how specific architectural solutions came to…

    Paperback – 2018-11-29
    Routledge
    Architext

  • Architecture and the Landscape of Modernity in China before 1949 book cover

    Architecture and the Landscape of Modernity in China before 1949

    1st Edition

    By Edward Denison

    This book explores China’s encounter with architecture and modernity in the tumultuous epoch before Communism – an encounter that was mediated not by a singular notion of modernism emanating from the west, but that was uniquely multifarious, deriving from a variety of sources both from the west and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge

  • Architecture, Festival and the City book cover

    Architecture, Festival and the City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jemma Browne, Christian Frost, Ray Lucas

    Historically the urban festival served as an occasion for affirming shared convictions and identities in the life of the city. Whether religious or civic in nature, these events provided tangible expressions of social, cultural, political, and religious cohesion, often reaffirming a particular…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge
    Critiques

  • Confabulations : Storytelling in Architecture book cover

    Confabulations : Storytelling in Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Paul Emmons, Marcia F. Feuerstein, Carolina Dayer

    Confabulation is a drawing together through storytelling. Fundamental to our perception, memory, and thought is the way we join fractured experiences to construct a narrative. Confabulations: Storytelling in Architecture weaves together poetic ideas, objects, and events and returns you to everyday…

    Paperback – 2018-11-14
    Routledge

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