Architecture: Architectural History

  • NATØ: Narrative Architecture in Postmodern London book cover

    NATØ: Narrative Architecture in Postmodern London

    1st Edition

    By Claire Jamieson

    Chronicling the last radical architectural group of the twentieth century – NATØ (Narrative Architecture Today) – who emerged from the Architectural Association at the start of the 1980s, this book explores the group’s work which echoed a wider artistic and literary culture that drew on the…

    Paperback – 2017-01-03
    Routledge

  • A Primer on Theory in Architecture book cover

    A Primer on Theory in Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Karen Cordes Spence

    A Primer on Theory in Architecture discusses how theory is defined in architecture, how it is identified, its location in larger perspectives or worldviews, its relationships to other areas in architecture, and how it can be constructed. The book explores the definition, elements and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Politics in Nigeria: The Study of a Late Twentieth-Century Enlightenment-Inspired Modernism at Abuja, 1900–2016 book cover

    Architecture and Politics in Nigeria

    The Study of a Late Twentieth-Century Enlightenment-Inspired Modernism at Abuja, 1900–2016, 1st Edition

    By Nnamdi Elleh

    In 1975, the Nigerian authorities decided to construct a new postcolonial capital called Abuja, and together with several internationally renowned architects these military leaders collaborated to build a city for three million inhabitants. Founded five years after the Civil War with Biafra, which…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge

  • The Efficacy of Architecture: Political Contestation and Agency book cover

    The Efficacy of Architecture

    Political Contestation and Agency, 1st Edition

    By Tahl Kaminer

    A significant ideological transition has taken place in the discipline of architecture in the last few years. Originating in a displeasure with the ‘starchitecture’ system and the focus on aesthetic innovation, a growing number of architects, emboldened by the 2007–8 economic crisis, have staged a…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge

  • Pueblo Style and Regional Architecture (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Pueblo Style and Regional Architecture (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas C. Markovich, Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Fred G. Sturm

    Few architectural styles evoke so strong a sense of place as Pueblo architecture. This book brings together experts from architecture and art, archaeology and anthropology, philosophy and history, considering Pueblo style not simply architecturally, but within its cultural, religious, economic, and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Philosophy of Chinese Architecture: Past, Present, Future book cover

    A Philosophy of Chinese Architecture

    Past, Present, Future, 1st Edition

    By David Wang

    A Philosophy of Chinese Architecture: Past, Present, Future examines the impact of Chinese philosophy on China’s historic structures, as well as on modern Chinese urban aesthetics and architectural forms. For architecture in China moving forward, author David Wang posits a theory, the New…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of James Stirling and His Partners James Gowan and Michael Wilford: A Study of Architectural Creativity in the Twentieth Century book cover

    The Architecture of James Stirling and His Partners James Gowan and Michael Wilford

    A Study of Architectural Creativity in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey H. Baker

    Sir James Stirling was arguably the greatest British architect of the twentieth century. This book provides the most comprehensive critical survey of Stirling's work to date, charting the development of his ideas from his formative years, through his partnership with James Gowan, on to his period…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge

  • Cityscapes in History: Creating the Urban Experience book cover

    Cityscapes in History

    Creating the Urban Experience, 1st Edition

    By Heléna Tóth

    Edited by Katrina Gulliver

    Cityscapes in History: Creating the Urban Experience explores the ways in which scholars from a variety of disciplines - history, history of art, geography and architecture - think about and study the urban environment. The concept ’cityscapes’ refers to three different dynamics that shape the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge

  • The Living Tradition of Architecture book cover

    The Living Tradition of Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by José de Paiva

    The Living Tradition of Architecture explores the depth of architecture as it takes flesh in the living tradition of building, dwelling and thinking. This is a timely appraisal of the field by some of its foremost contributors. Beyond modern misconceptions about tradition only relating to things…

    Paperback – 2016-12-01
    Routledge

  • Fate, Glory, and Love in Early Modern Gallery Decoration: Visualizing Supreme Power book cover

    Fate, Glory, and Love in Early Modern Gallery Decoration

    Visualizing Supreme Power, 1st Edition

    By Margaretha Rossholm Lagerlöf

    Analysing the decorative programmes of the most opulent European palaces of the time, Margaretha Rossholm Lagerlöf investigates how meaning was conveyed through display and visual effects. She explores the visual meaning inherent in the scheme of spatial relations; in effects of scale, perspective,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Architectural Heritage Revisited: A Holistic Engagement of its Tangible and Intangible Constituents book cover

    Architectural Heritage Revisited

    A Holistic Engagement of its Tangible and Intangible Constituents, 1st Edition

    By Ilan Vit-Suzan

    By improving our understanding of how the tangible and intangible dimensions of heritage are correlated, we could develop a relationship with heritage that goes beyond the mere act of conservation. This book argues that we need to recognize the historic monument as a tangible aspect of a holistic…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Building Ruskin's Italy: Watching Architecture book cover

    Building Ruskin's Italy

    Watching Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Kite

    Based on extensive fieldwork, and research into John Ruskin's still little-interpreted archival material, notebooks and drawings (in the Ruskin Library, Lancaster University, UK and elsewhere), Stephen Kite offers an unprecedented account of the evolution of Ruskin's architectural thinking and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

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