Architecture: Architectural History

  • Material Bernini book cover

    Material Bernini

    1st Edition

    Edited by Evonne Levy, Carolina Mangone

    Bringing together established and emerging specialists in seventeenth-century Italian sculpture, Material Bernini is the first sustained examination of the conspicuous materiality of Bernini’s work in sculpture, architecture, and paint. The various essays demonstrate that material Bernini has…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Visualizing the Nineteenth-Century Home: Modern Art and the Decorative Impulse book cover

    Visualizing the Nineteenth-Century Home

    Modern Art and the Decorative Impulse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anca I. Lasc

    The nineteenth century - the Era of the Interior - witnessed the steady displacement of art from the ceilings, walls, and floors of aristocratic and religious interiors to the everyday spaces of bourgeois households, subject to their own enhanced ornamentation. Following the 1863 Salon des refuses,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Baghdad: An Urban History through the Lens of Literature book cover

    Baghdad: An Urban History through the Lens of Literature

    1st Edition

    By Iman Al-Attar

    In recent years, Baghdad has been viewed as a battleground for political conflicts; this interpretation has heavily influenced writings on the city. This book moves away from these perspectives to present an interdisciplinary exploration into the urban history of Baghdad through the lens of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-07
    Routledge
    Built Environment City Studies

  • A History of Design Institutes in China: From Mao to Market book cover

    A History of Design Institutes in China

    From Mao to Market, 1st Edition

    By Charlie Q. L. Xue, Guanghui Ding

    A History of Design Institutes in China examines the intricate relationship between design institutes, the state, and, in later periods, the market economy through a carefully situated discussion of significant theoretical and historical issues including socialist utopia, collective and individual…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Erik Gunnar Asplund: Landscapes and Buildings book cover

    Erik Gunnar Asplund

    Landscapes and Buildings, 1st Edition

    By Malcolm Woollen

    Taking an interdisciplinary approach, weaving together art, philosophy, history, and literature, this book investigates the landscapes and buildings of Swedish architect Erik Gunnar Asplund. Through critical essays and beautiful illustrations focusing on four projects, the Woodland Cemetery, the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge

  • Architectures of Transversality: Paul Klee, Louis Kahn and the Persian Imagination book cover

    Architectures of Transversality

    Paul Klee, Louis Kahn and the Persian Imagination, 1st Edition

    By Shima Mohajeri

    Architectures of Transversality investigates the relationship between modernity, space, power, and culture in Iran. Focusing on Paul Klee’s Persian-inspired miniature series and Louis Kahn’s unbuilt blueprint for a democratic public space in Tehran, it traces the architectonics of the present as a…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Marie Antoinette at Petit Trianon: Heritage Interpretation and Visitor Perceptions book cover

    Marie Antoinette at Petit Trianon

    Heritage Interpretation and Visitor Perceptions, 1st Edition

    By Denise Maior-Barron

    Marie Antoinette at Petit Trianon challenges common perceptions of the last Queen of France, appraising the role she played in relation to the events of French Revolution through an original analysis of contemporary heritage practices and visitor perceptions at her former home, the Petit…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Event-Space: Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde book cover

    Event-Space

    Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde, 1st Edition

    By Dorita Hannah

    As the symbolists, constructivists and surrealists of the historical avant-garde began to abandon traditional theatre spaces and embrace the more contingent locations of the theatrical and political ‘event’, the built environment of a performance became not only part of the event, but an event…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

  • Modernism and the Professional Architecture Journal: Reporting, Editing and Reconstructing in Post-War Europe book cover

    Modernism and the Professional Architecture Journal

    Reporting, Editing and Reconstructing in Post-War Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Torsten Schmiedeknecht, Andrew Peckham

    The production of this book stems from two of the editors’ longstanding research interests: the representation of architecture in print media, and the complex identity of the second phase of modernism in architecture given the role it played in postwar reconstruction in Europe. While the history…

    Paperback – 2018-07-04
    Routledge

  • Women Artists and the Decorative Arts 1880-1935: The Gender of Ornament book cover

    Women Artists and the Decorative Arts 1880-1935

    The Gender of Ornament, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bridget Elliott, Janice Helland

    This title was first published in 2002. To date, studies explaining decorative practice in the early modernist period have largely overlooked the work of women artists. For the most part, studies have focused on the denigration of decorative work by leading male artists, frequently dismissed as…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revolt and Reform in Architecture's Academy: Urban Renewal, Race, and the Rise of Design in the Public Interest book cover

    Revolt and Reform in Architecture's Academy

    Urban Renewal, Race, and the Rise of Design in the Public Interest, 1st Edition

    By William Richards

    Revolt and Reform in Architecture’s Academy uniquely addresses the complicated relationship between architectural education and urban renewal in the 1960s, which paved the way for what is today known as public interest design. Through an examination of curricular reforms at Columbia University’s…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • The Design, Production and Reception of Eighteenth-Century Wallpaper in Britain book cover

    The Design, Production and Reception of Eighteenth-Century Wallpaper in Britain

    1st Edition

    By Clare Taylor

    Wallpaper’s spread across trades, class and gender is charted in this first full-length study of the material’s use in Britain during the long eighteenth century. It examines the types of wallpaper that were designed and produced and the interior spaces it occupied, from the country house to the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

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