Architecture: Architectural History

  • Ancient Monuments and Modern Identities: A Critical History of Archaeology in 19th and 20th Century Greece book cover

    Ancient Monuments and Modern Identities

    A Critical History of Archaeology in 19th and 20th Century Greece, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sofia Voutsaki, Paul Cartledge

    Ancient Monuments and Modern Identities sets out to examine the role of archaeology in the creation of ethnic, national and social identities in 19th and 20th century Greece. The essays included in this volume examine the development of interpretative and methodological principles guiding the…

    Hardback – 2017-04-13
    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

  • The Seven Ancient Wonders in the Early Modern World book cover

    The Seven Ancient Wonders in the Early Modern World

    1st Edition

    By Inmaculada Rodríguez-Moya, Víctor Mínguez

    The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World have had a lasting impact upon the intellectual landscape of the post-classical world. As well as provoking historical debate and reflection, they have proved an enduring yardstick by which succeeding generations have measured the architectural and cultural…

    Hardback – 2017-03-20
    Routledge

  • Marco Frascari's Dream House: A Theory of Imagination book cover

    Marco Frascari's Dream House

    A Theory of Imagination, 1st Edition

    By Marco Frascari, Federica Goffi

    This previously unpublished work is essential reading for anyone who has followed Marco Frascari’s scholarship and teachings over the last three decades. It also provides the perfect introduction for anyone new to his writings. As ever, Frascari does not offer prescriptive tools and frameworks to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-09
    Routledge

  • House and Home: Cultural Contexts, Ontological Roles book cover

    House and Home

    Cultural Contexts, Ontological Roles, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Barrie

    House and home are words routinely used to describe where and how one lives. This book challenges predominant definitions and argues that domesticity fundamentally satisfies the human need to create and inhabit a defined place in the world. Consequently, house and home have performed numerous…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Imagining the Human Condition in Medieval Rome: The Cistercian fresco cycle at Abbazia delle Tre Fontane book cover

    Imagining the Human Condition in Medieval Rome

    The Cistercian fresco cycle at Abbazia delle Tre Fontane, 1st Edition

    By Kristin B. Aavitsland

    The first monograph on the Vita Humana cycle at Tre Fontane, this book includes an overview of the medieval history of the Roman Cistercian abbey and its architecture, as well as a consideration of the political and cultural standing of the abbey both within Papal Rome and within the Cistercian…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

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