Architecture: Architectural History

  • 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

  • Take One Building : Interdisciplinary Research Perspectives of the Seattle Central Library book cover

    Take One Building : Interdisciplinary Research Perspectives of the Seattle Central Library

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Conroy Dalton, Christoph Holscher

    This book evaluates how we experience and understand buildings in different ways depending upon our academic and professional background. With reference to Rem Koolhaas' Seattle Central Library, the book illustrates a range of different methods available through its application to the building. By…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge

  • Times of Creative Destruction: Shaping Buildings and Cities in the late C20th book cover

    Times of Creative Destruction

    Shaping Buildings and Cities in the late C20th, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Tzonis, Liane Lefaivre

    Times of Creative Destruction is about the years that followed the end of WWII, one of the most seminal and dramatic epochs in human history, during which extraordinary star-buildings were born, cities exploded, and an unprecedented world of a ‘Third Ecology’ emerged. Never before was there such a…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge

  • Visioning Technologies: The Architectures of Sight book cover

    Visioning Technologies

    The Architectures of Sight, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Cairns

    Visioning Technologies brings together a collection of texts from leading theorists to examine how architecture has been, and is, reframed and restructured by the visual and theoretical frameworks introduced by different ‘technologies of sight’ – understood to include orthographic projection,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge

  • Beyond Utopia: Japanese Metabolism Architecture and the Birth of Mythopia book cover

    Beyond Utopia

    Japanese Metabolism Architecture and the Birth of Mythopia, 1st Edition

    By Agnes Nyilas

    Megastructure proposals by the Japanese Metabolism group are commonly identified with the concept of utopia. Beyond this partial understanding, Agnes Nyilas suggests that rather than being merely utopian, the Megastructure of Metabolism represents a uniquely amalgam genre: the myth…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • Urban Latin America: Images, Words, Flows and the Built Environment book cover

    Urban Latin America

    Images, Words, Flows and the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bianca Freire-Medeiros, Julia O'Donnell

    Urban Latin America explores the relationship between images, words and the built environment using an engaging variety of methods and sources, with a timely emphasis on comparative studies. The book brings together scholars with various disciplinary backgrounds and theoretical affiliations who…

    Paperback – 2018-05-24
    Routledge
    Architext

  • Captured Landscape: Architecture and the Enclosed Garden book cover

    Captured Landscape

    Architecture and the Enclosed Garden, 2nd Edition

    By Kate Baker

    The enclosed garden, or hortus conclusus, is a place where architecture and landscape come together. It has a long and varied history, ranging from the early paradise garden and cloister, the botanic garden and giardini segreto, the kitchen garden and as a stage for social display. The enclosed…

    Paperback – 2018-05-16
    Routledge

  • Unexpected Affinities: The History of Type in Architectural Project from Laugier to Duchamp book cover

    Unexpected Affinities

    The History of Type in Architectural Project from Laugier to Duchamp, 1st Edition

    By Pablo Meninato

    While the concept of "type" has been present in architectural discourse since its formal introduction at the end of the eighteenth century, its role in the development of architectural projects has not been comprehensively analyzed. This book proposes a reassessment of architectural type throughout…

    Paperback – 2018-05-16
    Routledge

  • Berthold Lubetkin’s Highpoint II and the Jewish Contribution to Modern English Architecture book cover

    Berthold Lubetkin’s Highpoint II and the Jewish Contribution to Modern English Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Deborah Lewittes

    In 1935, the Russian-born Jewish architect Berthold Lubetkin and his firm Tecton designed Highpoint, a block of flats in London, which Le Corbusier called ‘revolutionary’. Three years later, Lubetkin completed a companion design. Yet Highpoint II felt very different, and the sense that the ideals…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15
    Routledge

  • Shaping the American Interior: Structures, Contexts and Practices book cover

    Shaping the American Interior

    Structures, Contexts and Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paula Lupkin, Penny Sparke

    Bringing together 12 original essays, Shaping the American Interior maps out, for the first time, the development and definition of the field of interiors in the United States in the period from 1870 until 1960. Its interdisciplinary approach encompasses a broad range of people, contexts, and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge

  • Frank Lloyd Wright : The Early Years : Progressivism : Aesthetics : Cities book cover

    Frank Lloyd Wright : The Early Years : Progressivism : Aesthetics : Cities

    1st Edition

    By Donald Leslie Johnson

    Frank Lloyd Wright : The Early Years : Progressivism : Aesthetics : Cities examines Wright's belief that all aspects of human life must embrace and celebrate an aesthetic experience that would thereby lead to necessary social reforms. Inherent in the theory was a belief that reform of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge

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