Architecture: Architectural History

  • A Life in Education and Architecture: Mary Beaumont Medd book cover

    A Life in Education and Architecture

    Mary Beaumont Medd, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Burke

    This book provides a detailed exploration of the relationships between individual architects, educators, artists and designers that laid the foundation and shaped the approach to designing new school buildings in post-war Britain. It explores the life and work of Mary Medd (née Crowley) (1907-2005)…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • The Borghese Collections and the Display of Art in the Age of the Grand Tour book cover

    The Borghese Collections and the Display of Art in the Age of the Grand Tour

    1st Edition

    By Carole Paul

    The redecoration of the exhibition spaces at the Borghese palace and villa, undertaken together with the reinstallation of the family's vast art collections, was one of the most important events in the cultural life of eighteenth-century Rome. In this comprehensive study, Carole Paul reconstructs…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Imagining the Human Condition in Medieval Rome: The Cistercian fresco cycle at Abbazia delle Tre Fontane book cover

    Imagining the Human Condition in Medieval Rome

    The Cistercian fresco cycle at Abbazia delle Tre Fontane, 1st Edition

    By Kristin B. Aavitsland

    The first monograph on the Vita Humana cycle at Tre Fontane, this book includes an overview of the medieval history of the Roman Cistercian abbey and its architecture, as well as a consideration of the political and cultural standing of the abbey both within Papal Rome and within the Cistercian…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Pantheons: Transformations of a Monumental Idea book cover

    Pantheons

    Transformations of a Monumental Idea, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Wrigley, Matthew Craske

    The institution of the pantheon has come a long way from its classical origins. Invented to describe a temple dedicated to many deities, the term later became so far removed from its original meaning, that by the twentieth century, it has been able to exist independently of any architectural and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Subject/Object: New Studies in Sculpture

  • Reassessing Nikolaus Pevsner book cover

    Reassessing Nikolaus Pevsner

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Draper

    Nikolaus Pevsner was one of the most important and influential art historians of the twentieth century. He opened up new areas of enquiry in the history of art, revolutionising architectural studies in England and playing a key role in establishing the discipline of design history. Through his…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    British Art and Visual Culture since 1750 New Readings

  • Villard's Legacy: Studies in Medieval Technology, Science and Art in Memory of Jean Gimpel book cover

    Villard's Legacy

    Studies in Medieval Technology, Science and Art in Memory of Jean Gimpel, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marie-Thérèse Zenner

    Villard's Legacy is in memory of the celebrated iconoclastic historian, Jean Gimpel, and represents a fundamental contribution to the new AVISTA series with Ashgate Publishing. AVISTA was the brainchild of Gimpel, a genius at making the right people meet to advance knowledge through a confluence…

    Paperback – 2017-03-03
    Routledge
    AVISTA Studies in the History of Medieval Technology, Science and Art

  • Modernism and the Mediterranean: The Maeght Foundation book cover

    Modernism and the Mediterranean

    The Maeght Foundation, 1st Edition

    By Jan K. Birksted

    Situated in a Mediterranean landscape, the Maeght Foundation is a unique Modernist museum, product of an extraordinary collaboration between the architect, José Luis Sert, and the artists whose work was to be displayed there. The architecture, garden design and art offer a rare opportunity to see…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Histories of Vision

  • Cosmo Innes and the Defence of Scotland's Past c. 1825-1875 book cover

    Cosmo Innes and the Defence of Scotland's Past c. 1825-1875

    1st Edition

    By Richard A. Marsden

    Today, Scotland's history is frequently associated with the clarion call of political nationalism. However, in the nineteenth century the influence of history on Scottish national identity was far more ambiguous. How, then, did ideas about the past shape Scottish identity in a period when union…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge

  • Pueblo Style and Regional Architecture (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Pueblo Style and Regional Architecture (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas C. Markovich, Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Fred G. Sturm

    Few architectural styles evoke so strong a sense of place as Pueblo architecture. This book brings together experts from architecture and art, archaeology and anthropology, philosophy and history, considering Pueblo style not simply architecturally, but within its cultural, religious, economic, and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Architecture of James Stirling and His Partners James Gowan and Michael Wilford: A Study of Architectural Creativity in the Twentieth Century book cover

    The Architecture of James Stirling and His Partners James Gowan and Michael Wilford

    A Study of Architectural Creativity in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey H. Baker

    Sir James Stirling was arguably the greatest British architect of the twentieth century. This book provides the most comprehensive critical survey of Stirling's work to date, charting the development of his ideas from his formative years, through his partnership with James Gowan, on to his period…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge

  • Cityscapes in History: Creating the Urban Experience book cover

    Cityscapes in History

    Creating the Urban Experience, 1st Edition

    By Heléna Tóth

    Edited by Katrina Gulliver

    Cityscapes in History: Creating the Urban Experience explores the ways in which scholars from a variety of disciplines - history, history of art, geography and architecture - think about and study the urban environment. The concept ’cityscapes’ refers to three different dynamics that shape the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge

  • Fate, Glory, and Love in Early Modern Gallery Decoration: Visualizing Supreme Power book cover

    Fate, Glory, and Love in Early Modern Gallery Decoration

    Visualizing Supreme Power, 1st Edition

    By Margaretha Rossholm Lagerlöf

    Analysing the decorative programmes of the most opulent European palaces of the time, Margaretha Rossholm Lagerlöf investigates how meaning was conveyed through display and visual effects. She explores the visual meaning inherent in the scheme of spatial relations; in effects of scale, perspective,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

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