Architecture: Architectural History

  • 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

  • Time, History and Architecture: Essays on Critical Historiograpy book cover

    Time, History and Architecture

    Essays on Critical Historiograpy, 1st Edition

    By Gevork Hartoonian

    Time, History and Architecture presents a series of essays on critical historiography, each addressing a different topic, to elucidate the importance of two influential figures Walter Benjamin and Gottfried Semper for architectural history. In a work exploring themes such as time, autonomy and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural History

  • The Ideal of Total Environmental Control: Knud Lönberg-Holm, Buckminster Fuller, and the SSA book cover

    The Ideal of Total Environmental Control

    Knud Lönberg-Holm, Buckminster Fuller, and the SSA, 1st Edition

    By Suzanne Strum

    This book traces the ideal of total environmental control through the intellectual and geographic journey of Knud Lönberg- Holm, a forgotten Danish architect who promoted a unique systemic, cybernetic, and ecological vision of architecture in the 1930s. A pioneering figure of the new objectivity…

    Hardback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Building Regulations and Urban Form, 1200-1900 book cover

    Building Regulations and Urban Form, 1200-1900

    1st Edition

    Edited by Terry R. Slater, Sandra M.G. Pinto

    Towns are complicated places. It is therefore not surprising that from the beginnings of urban development, towns and town life have been regulated. Whether the basis of regulation was imposed or agreed, ultimately it was necessary to have a law-based system to ensure that disagreements could be…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Setting the Scene: Perspectives on Twentieth-Century Theatre Architecture book cover

    Setting the Scene

    Perspectives on Twentieth-Century Theatre Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Alistair Fair

    During the twentieth century, an increasingly diverse range of buildings and spaces was used for theatre. Theatre architecture was re-formed by new approaches to staging and performance, while theatre was often thought to have a reforming role in society. Innovation was accompanied by the revival…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • The City Crown by Bruno Taut book cover

    The City Crown by Bruno Taut

    1st Edition

    By Matthew Mindrup, Ulrike Altenmüller-Lewis

    This book is the first English translation of the German architect Bruno Taut’s early twentieth-century anthology Die Stadtkrone (The City Crown). Written under the influence of World War I, Taut developed The City Crown to promote a utopian urban concept where people would live in a garden city of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

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