Architecture: Architectural History

  • Modernist Reinventions of the Rural Landscape book cover

    Modernist Reinventions of the Rural Landscape

    1st Edition

    Edited by Axel Fisher, Simon Bell, Vittoria Capresi, Maria Helena Maia, Cristina Pallini

    Modernist Reinventions of the Rural Landscape explores rural topographies produced by large-scale agricultural development and colonisation schemes planned and carried out in the 20th Century. Based on applied research conducted as part of an EU-funded project, this book collates material from an…

    Hardback – 2020-07-07 
    Routledge

  • The Shaping of London: A Political and Economic Perspective 1066-1870 book cover

    The Shaping of London

    A Political and Economic Perspective 1066-1870, 1st Edition

    By Paul Balchin

    Originally published in 2014, The Shaping of London chronologically examines the likely impact of wars, dynastic struggles, demographic change and economic growth on the physical fabric of London. The book traces the evolution of architectural style in London within the context of politics and…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rethinking Modernity book cover

    Rethinking Modernity

    1st Edition

    By Antigoni Katsakou

    This book proposes alternative interpretations of broadly-debated concepts within architectural modernity. Bringing into view the work of lesser-known architects from across the globe, alongside previously unexplored aspects of mainstream masters of the Modern, Rethinking Modernity puts forward a…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • The Routledge Companion to Italian Fascist Architecture: Reception and Legacy book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Italian Fascist Architecture

    Reception and Legacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kay Bea Jones, Stephanie Pilat

    Today, nearly a century after the Fascist Party came to power in Italy, questions about the built legacy of the regime provoke polemics among architects and scholars. Mussolini’s government constructed thousands of new buildings across the Italian peninsula and islands, and in colonial territories.…

    Hardback – 2020-05-26 
    Routledge

  • Narrative Environments and Experience Design: Space as a Medium of Communication book cover

    Narrative Environments and Experience Design

    Space as a Medium of Communication, 1st Edition

    By Tricia Austin

    This book argues narrative, people and place are inseparable and pursues the consequences of this insight through the design of narrative environments. This a new and distinct area of practice that weaves together and extends narrative theory, spatial theory and design theory. Examples of narrative…

    Hardback – 2020-05-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Design Studies

  • Roman Architecture book cover

    Roman Architecture

    2nd Edition

    By Frank Sear

    In this fully updated new edition, Frank Sear offers a thorough overview of the history of architecture in the Roman Empire. Arranged logically in six historical sections interspersed with material on Roman architects and their techniques, the building types found in Roman cities and the different…

    Paperback – 2020-05-15 
    Routledge

  • The Architect as Magician book cover

    The Architect as Magician

    1st Edition

    By Albert C. Smith, Kendra Schank Smith

    The Architect as Magician explores the connection between magic and architecture. There is a belief that a greater understanding of the meaning of magic provides insights about architecture and architects’ design process. Architects influence the effects of nature through the making of their…

    Hardback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Louvre and Versailles: The Evolution of the Proto-typical Palace in the Age of Absolutism book cover

    The Louvre and Versailles

    The Evolution of the Proto-typical Palace in the Age of Absolutism, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Tadgell

    This book traces the evolution of the great palaces of the Louvre and Versailles, from the medieval background to Pierre Lescot’s designs for expanding the former in the mid-16th century and to the successive grands projets for the transformation of the latter over the course of the 18th…

    Hardback – 2020-04-28 
    Routledge

  • Iteration: Episodes in the Mediation of Art and Architecture book cover

    Iteration

    Episodes in the Mediation of Art and Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robin Schuldenfrei

    This edited volume considers the ways in which multiple stages, phases, or periods in an artistic or design process have served to arrive at the final artifact, with a focus on the meaning and use of the iteration. To contextualize iteration within artistic and architectural production, this…

    Paperback – 2020-04-27 
    Routledge

  • Situate, Manipulate, Fabricate: An Anthology of the Influences on Architectural Design and Production book cover

    Situate, Manipulate, Fabricate

    An Anthology of the Influences on Architectural Design and Production, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chad Schwartz

    This anthology of selected works outlines three critical instigators of architecture, all tied directly to the tectonic makeup of our built environment – place, material, and assembly. These catalysts provide the organizational framework for a collection of essays discussing their significant…

    Paperback – 2020-04-27 
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Labor book cover

    Architecture and Labor

    1st Edition

    By Peggy Deamer

    Through a collection of 13 essays, Peggy Deamer examines the profession of architecture not as an abstraction, but as an assemblage of architectural workers. What forces prevent architects from empowering ourselves to be more relevant and better rewarded? How can these forces be set aside by new…

    Paperback – 2020-04-27 
    Routledge

  • Puerto Rico’s Henry Klumb: A Modern Architect’s Sense of Place book cover

    Puerto Rico’s Henry Klumb

    A Modern Architect’s Sense of Place, 1st Edition

    By Cesar A Cruz

    This book follows Henry Klumb’s life in architecture from Cologne, Germany to Puerto Rico. Arriving on the island, Klumb was a one-time German immigrant, a moderately successful designer, and previously a senior draftsman with Frank Lloyd Wright. Over the next forty years Klumb would emerge as…

    Hardback – 2020-04-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

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