Architecture: Architectural History

  • The Architecture of Nothingness: An Explanation of the Objective Basis of Beauty in Architecture and the Arts book cover

    The Architecture of Nothingness

    An Explanation of the Objective Basis of Beauty in Architecture and the Arts, 1st Edition

    By Frank Lyons

    It is a common enough assumption that good buildings make us feel good just as poor ones can make us feel insecure, depressed or even threatened. We may instantly decide that we ‘like’ one building more than another, in the same way that without thinking we choose one work of art or music over…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15
    Routledge

  • Christian Norberg-Schulz’s Interpretation of Heidegger’s Philosophy: Care, Place and Architecture book cover

    Christian Norberg-Schulz’s Interpretation of Heidegger’s Philosophy

    Care, Place and Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Hendrik Auret

    Christian Norberg-Schulz’s Interpretation of Heidegger’s Philosophy investigates the theoretical contribution of the world-renowned Norwegian architectural theorist Christian Norberg-Schulz and considers his architectural interpretation of the writings of German philosopher Martin Heidegger. Though…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Douglas Snelling: Pan-Pacific Modern Design and Architecture book cover

    Douglas Snelling

    Pan-Pacific Modern Design and Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Davina Jackson

    Douglas Burrage Snelling (1916–85) was one of Britain’s significant emigré architects and designers. Born in Kent and educated in New Zealand, he became one of Australia’s leading mid-century architects, of luxury residences and commercial buildings, and a trend-setting designer of furniture,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Architecture, Death and Nationhood: Monumental Cemeteries of Nineteenth-Century Italy book cover

    Architecture, Death and Nationhood

    Monumental Cemeteries of Nineteenth-Century Italy, 1st Edition

    By Hannah Malone

    In the nineteenth century, new cemeteries were built in many Italian cities that were unique in scale and grandeur, and which became destinations on the Grand Tour. From the Middle Ages, the dead had been buried in churches and urban graveyards but, in the 1740s, a radical reform across Europe…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • The Fortifications of Pompeii and Ancient Italy book cover

    The Fortifications of Pompeii and Ancient Italy

    1st Edition

    By Ivo Van der Graaff

    The fortifications of Pompeii stand as the ancient city’s largest, oldest, and best preserved public monument. Over its 700-year history, Pompeii invested significant amounts of money, resources, and labor into (re)building, maintaining, and upgrading the walls. Each intervention on the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-06
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Criticality in Art, Architecture, and Design book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Criticality in Art, Architecture, and Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Brisbin, Myra Thiessen

    The Routledge Companion to Criticality in Art, Architecture, and Design presents an in-depth exploration of criticism and criticality in theory and practice across the disciplines of art, architecture, and design. Professional criticism is a vital part of understanding the cultural significance of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-29
    Routledge

  • Activism in Architecture: Bright Dreams of Passive Energy Design book cover

    Activism in Architecture

    Bright Dreams of Passive Energy Design, 1st Edition

    Edited by Margot McDonald, Carolina Dayer

    This edited collection gathers contributions from a diverse range of renowned scholars and professionals to uncover the unique relationship between passive architectural systems and activism. Focusing on the pioneering work of the influential American chemist and inventor, Harold R. Hay (1909–2009)…

    Hardback – 2018-08-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Politics of Furniture: Identity, Diplomacy and Persuasion in Post-War Interiors book cover

    The Politics of Furniture

    Identity, Diplomacy and Persuasion in Post-War Interiors, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fredie Floré, Cammie McAtee

    In many different parts of the world modern furniture elements have served as material expressions of power in the post-war era. They were often meant to express an international and in some respects apolitical modern language, but when placed in a sensitive setting or a meaningful architectural…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Sport and Architecture book cover

    Sport and Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Benjamin S. Flowers

    Sport and architecture are two elements of contemporary life that have a broad and profound impact on the world around us. The role architecture plays in shaping buildings and societies has occupied historians for centuries. Likewise, the cultural, economic, and political importance of sport is the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Sport

  • Reconstructing Historic Landmarks: Fabrication, Negotiation, and the Past book cover

    Reconstructing Historic Landmarks

    Fabrication, Negotiation, and the Past, 1st Edition

    By Wayde Brown

    Historic reconstructions have been a consistent part of the historic preservation and heritage conservation movements in the United States and Canada. Indeed, reconstruction has been the primary tool at the most influential historic sites, for example: the Governor's Palace and the Capitol at…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural Conservation and Historic Preservation

  • Rome and the Legacy of Louis I. Kahn book cover

    Rome and the Legacy of Louis I. Kahn

    1st Edition

    By Elisabetta Barizza, Marco Falsetti

    Louis I. Kahn was one of the most influential architects, thinkers and teachers of his time. This book examines the important relationship between his work and the city of Rome, whose ancient ruins inspired in him a new design methodology. Structured into two main parts, the first includes personal…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Women in Architecture book cover

    Women in Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sumita Singha

    Including the key articles, documents and reports, and with a comprehensive introduction, newly written by the editor, which places the collected materials in their historical and intellectual context, Women in Architecture is an essential work of reference.The volumes explore four themes –&…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Architecture

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