Architecture: Architectural History

  • Aalto, Utzon, Fehn: Three Paradigms of Phenomenological Architecture book cover

    Aalto, Utzon, Fehn

    Three Paradigms of Phenomenological Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Roger Tyrrell

    This book examines the work of three seminal Nordic architects - Alvar Aalto, Jørn Utzon and Sverre Fehn - from a phenomenological perspective, utilising the methodology of 'paradigm' (or 'in the manner of''). Roger Tyrrell explains how the approach of each architect is defined by the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-05
    Routledge

  • Reading Architecture: Literary Imagination and Architectural Experience book cover

    Reading Architecture

    Literary Imagination and Architectural Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angeliki Sioli, Yoonchun Jung

    Why write instead of draw when it comes to architecture? Why rely on literary pieces instead of architectural treatises and writings when it comes to the of study buildings and urban environments? Why rely on literary techniques and accounts instead of architectural practices and analysis when it…

    Paperback – 2018-03-05
    Routledge

  • Architecture as Cultural and Political Discourse: Case studies of conceptual norms and aesthetic practices book cover

    Architecture as Cultural and Political Discourse

    Case studies of conceptual norms and aesthetic practices, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Grinceri

    This book is concerned with cultural and political discourses that affect the production of architecture. It examines how these discursive mechanisms and technologies combine to normalise and aestheticise everyday practices. It queries the means by which buildings are appropriated to give shape and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Algarve Building: Modernism, Regionalism and Architecture in the South of Portugal, 1925-1965 book cover

    Algarve Building

    Modernism, Regionalism and Architecture in the South of Portugal, 1925-1965, 1st Edition

    By Ricardo Agarez

    Foreword by Adrian Forty. The Algarve is not only Portugal’s foremost tourism region. Uniquely Mediterranean in an Atlantic country, its building customs have long been markers of historical and cultural specificity, attracting both picturesque driven conservatives and modernists seeking their…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Function and Fantasy: Iron Architecture in the Long Nineteenth Century book cover

    Function and Fantasy: Iron Architecture in the Long Nineteenth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Dobraszczyk, Peter Sealy

    The introduction of iron – and later steel – construction and decoration transformed architecture in the nineteenth century. While the structural employment of iron has been a frequent subject of study, this book re-directs scholarly scrutiny on its place in the aesthetics of architecture in the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Ideological Equals: Women Architects in Socialist Europe 1945-1989 book cover

    Ideological Equals

    Women Architects in Socialist Europe 1945-1989, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Pepchinski, Mariann Simon

    Ideological Equals: Women Architects in Socialist Europe 1945-1989 presents an alternative narrative of women in architecture. A topic often considered from the perspective of difference, this edited collection conversely focuses on the woman architect in a position of equality with their male…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Part-Architecture: The Maison de Verre, Duchamp, Domesticity and Desire in 1930s Paris book cover

    Part-Architecture

    The Maison de Verre, Duchamp, Domesticity and Desire in 1930s Paris, 1st Edition

    By Emma Cheatle

    Part-Architecture presents a detailed and original study of Pierre Chareau’s Maison de Verre through another seminal modernist artwork, Marcel Duchamp’s Large Glass. Aligning the two works materially, historically and conceptually, the book challenges the accepted architectural descriptions of the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Bishop Robert Grosseteste and Lincoln Cathedral: Tracing Relationships between Medieval Concepts of Order and Built Form book cover

    Bishop Robert Grosseteste and Lincoln Cathedral

    Tracing Relationships between Medieval Concepts of Order and Built Form, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Temple, John Shannon Hendrix, Christian Frost

    Bishop Robert Grosseteste and Lincoln Cathedral is an in-depth investigation of Grosseteste’s relationship to the medieval cathedral at Lincoln and the surrounding city. This book will contribute to the understanding of Gothic architecture in early thirteenth century England - most specifically,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Nineteenth-Century Photographs and Architecture: Documenting History, Charting Progress, and Exploring the World book cover

    Nineteenth-Century Photographs and Architecture

    Documenting History, Charting Progress, and Exploring the World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Micheline Nilsen

    Eschewing the limiting idea that nineteenth-century architecture photography merely reflects functionality, the objective of this collection is to reflect the aesthetic, intellectual, and cultural concerns of the time. The essays hold appeal for social and cultural historians, as well as those…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • World Heritage in Iran: Perspectives on Pasargadae book cover

    World Heritage in Iran

    Perspectives on Pasargadae, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ali Mozaffari

    Pasargadae is the location of the tomb of Cyrus the Great, founder of the Achaemenid Empire. Through the ages it was Islamised and the tomb was ascribed to the Mother of Solomon. It was only at the beginning of the twentieth century that archaeological evidence demonstrated the relationship between…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Biography, Identity and the Modern Interior book cover

    Biography, Identity and the Modern Interior

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Massey, Penny Sparke

    Through a series of case studies from the mid-eighteenth century to the start of the twenty-first, this collection of essays considers the historical insights that ethno/auto/biographical investigations into the lives of individuals, groups and interiors can offer design and architectural…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Sir John Soane’s Influence on Architecture from 1791: A Continuing Legacy book cover

    Sir John Soane’s Influence on Architecture from 1791

    A Continuing Legacy, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Bradbury

    Sir John Soane’s Influence on Architecture from 1791: A Continuing Legacy is the first in-depth study of this eighteenth-century British architect’s impact on the work of others, extending globally and still indeed the case over 200 years later. Author Oliver Bradbury presents a compelling argument…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

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