Architecture: Architectural History

  • Architecture, Art and Identity in Venice and its Territories, 1450–1750: Essays in Honour of Deborah Howard book cover

    Architecture, Art and Identity in Venice and its Territories, 1450–1750

    Essays in Honour of Deborah Howard, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nebahat Avcioglu, Emma Jones

    Cities are shaped as much by a repertoire of buildings, works and objects, as by cultural institutions, ideas and interactions between forms and practices entangled in identity formations. This is particularly true when seen through a city as forceful and splendid as Venice. The essays in this…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Pilgrimage, 1000-1500: Southern Europe and Beyond book cover

    Architecture and Pilgrimage, 1000-1500

    Southern Europe and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Davies, Deborah Howard, Wendy Pullan

    Although there is an obvious association between pilgrimage and place, relatively little research has centred directly on the role of architecture. Architecture and Pilgrimage, 1000-1500: Southern Europe and Beyond synthesizes the work of a distinguished international group of scholars. It takes a…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Edwin Maxwell Fry and Jane Drew: Twentieth Century Architecture, Pioneer Modernism and the Tropics book cover

    The Architecture of Edwin Maxwell Fry and Jane Drew

    Twentieth Century Architecture, Pioneer Modernism and the Tropics, 1st Edition

    By Iain Jackson, Jessica Holland

    Maxwell Fry and Jane Drew were pioneers of Modern Architecture in Britain and its former colonies from the late 1920s through to the early 1970s. As a barometer of twentieth century architecture, their work traces the major cultural developments of that century from the development of modernism,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Building the Modern Church: Roman Catholic Church Architecture in Britain, 1955 to 1975 book cover

    Building the Modern Church

    Roman Catholic Church Architecture in Britain, 1955 to 1975, 1st Edition

    By Robert Proctor

    Fifty years after the Second Vatican Council, architectural historian Robert Proctor examines the transformations in British Roman Catholic church architecture that took place in the two decades surrounding this crucial event. Inspired by new thinking in theology and changing practices of worship,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Preserving New York: Winning the Right to Protect a City’s Landmarks book cover

    Preserving New York

    Winning the Right to Protect a City’s Landmarks, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Wood

    Preserving New York is the largely unknown inspiring story of the origins of New York City’s nationally acclaimed landmarks law. The decades of struggle behind the law, its intellectual origins, the men and women who fought for it, the forces that shaped it, and the buildings lost and saved on the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge

  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Rod Hackney

    First published in 1990, this title presents the personal reflections of renowned community architect Rod Hackney, who served for many years as President of both the Royal Institute of British Architects and the International Union of Architects. Educated in the Modernist tradition of architecture…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Paradigm Islands: Manhattan and Venice: Discourses on Architecture and the City book cover

    Paradigm Islands: Manhattan and Venice

    Discourses on Architecture and the City, 1st Edition

    By Teresa Stoppani

    Concerning architecture and the city, built, imagined and narrated, this book focuses on Manhattan and Venice, but considers architecture as an intellectual and spatial process rather than a product. A critical look at the making of Manhattan and Venice provides a background to…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Biographies & Space: Placing the Subject in Art and Architecture book cover

    Biographies & Space

    Placing the Subject in Art and Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dana Arnold, Joanna Sofaer Derevenski

    Bringing together a collection of high-profile authors, Biographies and Space presents essays exploring the relationship between biography and space and how specific subjects are used as a means of explaining sets of social, cultural and spatial relationships. Biographical methods of historical…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge

  • The Discovery of Britain (Routledge Revivals): The English Tourists 1540-1840 book cover

    The Discovery of Britain (Routledge Revivals)

    The English Tourists 1540-1840, 1st Edition

    By Esther Moir

    First published in 1964, this book examines the Tour of Britain. It focuses, neither on foreign tourists coming to Britain, nor on British tourists travelling abroad, but on British people exploring their native land in the three centuries from 1540 to 1840. During this period, it became…

    Paperback – 2014-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Architecture, Print Culture and the Public Sphere in Eighteenth-Century France book cover

    Architecture, Print Culture and the Public Sphere in Eighteenth-Century France

    1st Edition

    By Richard Wittman

    This book focuses on the complex ways in which architectural practice, theory, patronage, and experience became modern with the rise of a mass public and a reconfigured public sphere between the end of the seventeenth century and the French Revolution. Presenting a fresh theoretical…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge
    The Classical Tradition in Architecture

  • The City Rehearsed: Object, Architecture, and Print in the Worlds of Hans Vredeman de Vries book cover

    The City Rehearsed

    Object, Architecture, and Print in the Worlds of Hans Vredeman de Vries, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Heuer

    The City Rehearsed offers an entirely new perspective on printed architecture in early modern Europe through the lens of Hans Vredeman de Vries. It probes the geographical encounters of dozens of engravings with contemporary texts on architecture, theatre, urbanism, art collecting, even ethnography…

    Paperback – 2013-11-18
    Routledge
    The Classical Tradition in Architecture

  • François Blondel: Architecture, Erudition, and the Scientific Revolution book cover

    François Blondel

    Architecture, Erudition, and the Scientific Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Gerbino

    First director of the Académie royale d’architecture, François Blondel established a lasting model for architectural education that helped transform a still largely medieval profession into the one we recognize today. Most well known for his 1676 urban plan of Paris, Blondel is also celebrated as…

    Paperback – 2013-03-01
    Routledge
    The Classical Tradition in Architecture

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