Architecture: Architectural History

  • Modern Color/Modern Architecture: Amédée Ozenfant and the Genealogy of Color in Modern Architecture book cover

    Modern Color/Modern Architecture

    Amédée Ozenfant and the Genealogy of Color in Modern Architecture, 1st Edition

    By William W. Braham

    This title was first published in 2002. This really is a text that will fill a long-felt want. A key figure in that history is Amédée Ozenfant, painter, critic and friend of Le Corbusier, who in the first half of this century founded a school in London where he conducted experiments and wrote about…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • An Architecture Manifesto: Critical Reason and Theories of a Failed Practice book cover

    An Architecture Manifesto

    Critical Reason and Theories of a Failed Practice, 1st Edition

    By Nadir Lahiji

    What is a manifesto? In basic terms, a manifesto is ‘the invention of future for the present’. We have been oblivious to the fact that the twentieth century was the century of manifestos. It was the century of programmatic declarations, radical and avant-garde political, artistic and architectural…

    Paperback – 2019-02-26 
    Routledge

  • Twentieth Century Town Halls: Architecture of Democracy book cover

    Twentieth Century Town Halls

    Architecture of Democracy, 1st Edition

    By John Stewart

    This is the first book to examine the development of the town hall during the twentieth century and the way in which these civic buildings have responded to the dramatic political, social and architectural changes which took place during the period. Following an overview of the history of the town…

    Hardback – 2019-02-25 
    Routledge

  • Towards a Public Space: Le Corbusier and the Greco-Latin Tradition in the Modern City book cover

    Towards a Public Space

    Le Corbusier and the Greco-Latin Tradition in the Modern City, 1st Edition

    By Marta Sequeira

    Le Corbusier is well-known for his architectural accomplishments, which have been extensively discussed in literature. Towards a Public Space instead offers a unique analysis of Le Corbusier’s contributions to urban planning. The public spaces in Le Corbusier’s plans are usually considered to break…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Participatory Culture and the Social Value of an Architectural Icon: Sydney Opera House book cover

    Participatory Culture and the Social Value of an Architectural Icon: Sydney Opera House

    1st Edition

    By Cristina Garduno Freeman

    This book develops new and innovative methods for understanding the cultural significance of places such as the World Heritage listed Sydney Opera House. By connecting participatory media, visual culture and social value, Cristina Garduño Freeman contributes to a fast-growing body of scholarship on…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Milton Keynes in British Culture: Imagining England book cover

    Milton Keynes in British Culture

    Imagining England, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Pikó

    The new town of Milton Keynes was designated in 1967 with a bold, flexible social vision to impose "no fixed conception of how people ought to live." Despite this progressive social vision, and its low density, flexible, green urban design, the town has been consistently represented in British…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern British History

  • Aural Architecture in Byzantium: Music, Acoustics, and Ritual book cover

    Aural Architecture in Byzantium: Music, Acoustics, and Ritual

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bissera Pentcheva

    Emerging from the challenge to reconstruct sonic and spatial experiences of the deep past, this multidisciplinary collection of ten essays explores the intersection of liturgy, acoustics, and art in the churches of Constantinople, Jerusalem, Rome and Armenia, and reflects on the role digital…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge

  • The Production Sites of Architecture book cover

    The Production Sites of Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sophia Psarra

    The Production Sites of Architecture examines the intimate link between material sites and meaning. It explores questions such as: how do spatial configurations produce meaning? What are alternative modes of knowledge production? How do these change our understanding of architectural knowledge?…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge

  • Julian Abele: Architect and the Beaux Arts book cover

    Julian Abele

    Architect and the Beaux Arts, 1st Edition

    By Dreck Spurlock Wilson

    Julian Abele, Architect and the Beaux Arts uncovers the life of one of the first beaux arts trained African American architects. Overcoming racial segregation at the beginning of the twentieth century, Abele received his architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania in…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Minorities in Architecture

  • 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

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