Architecture: Architectural History

  • The Modern Urban Landscape (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Modern Urban Landscape (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Edward Relph

    First published in 1987, this book provides a wide-ranging account of how modern cities have come to look as they do — differing radically from their predecessors in their scale, style, details and meanings. It uses many illustrations and examples to explore the origins and development of specific…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Books, Buildings and Social Engineering: Early Public Libraries in Britain from Past to Present book cover

    Books, Buildings and Social Engineering

    Early Public Libraries in Britain from Past to Present, 1st Edition

    By Alistair Black, Simon Pepper, Kaye Bagshaw

    Public libraries have strangely never been the subject of an extensive design history. Consequently, this important and comprehensive book represents a ground-breaking socio-architectural study of pre-1939 public library buildings. A surprisingly high proportion of these urban civic buildings…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • The Historiography of Persian Architecture book cover

    The Historiography of Persian Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mohammad Gharipour

    Historiography is the study of the methodology of writing history, the development of the discipline of history, and the changing interpretations of historical events in the works of individual historians. Exploring the historiography of Persian art and architecture requires a closer look at a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Building a World Heritage City: Sanaa, Yemen book cover

    Building a World Heritage City

    Sanaa, Yemen, 1st Edition

    By Michele Lamprakos

    The conservation of old Sanaa is a major cultural heritage initiative that began in the 1980's under the auspices of UNESCO; it continues today, led by local agencies and actors. In contrast to other parts of the world where conservation was introduced at a later date to remediate the effects of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Re-Presenting the Metropolis: Architecture, Urban Experience and Social Life in London 1800–1840 book cover

    Re-Presenting the Metropolis

    Architecture, Urban Experience and Social Life in London 1800–1840, 1st Edition

    By Dana Arnold

    The evolution of an urban self-consciousness in London in the early nineteenth century played a fundamental role in the shaping of the city. In this volume Dana Arnold explores the responses to the city among the urban bourgeoisie and their influence on the experience and development of London.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • The Spiritual Rococo: Decor and Divinity from the Salons of Paris to the Missions of Patagonia book cover

    The Spiritual Rococo

    Decor and Divinity from the Salons of Paris to the Missions of Patagonia, 1st Edition

    By Gauvin Alexander Bailey

    A groundbreaking approach to Rococo religious décor and spirituality in Europe and South America, The Spiritual Rococo addresses three basic conundrums that impede our understanding of eighteenth-century aesthetics and culture. Why did the Rococo, ostensibly the least spiritual style in the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Medieval and Renaissance Famagusta: Studies in Architecture, Art and History book cover

    Medieval and Renaissance Famagusta

    Studies in Architecture, Art and History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. K. Walsh, Peter W. Edbury, Nicholas S.H. Coureas

    There was a time seven centuries ago when Famagusta's wealth and renown could be compared to that of Venice or Constantinople. The Cathedral of St Nicholas in the main square of Famagusta, serving as the coronation place for the Crusader Kings of Jerusalem after the fall of Acre in 1291, symbolised…

    Paperback – 2017-11-24
    Routledge

  • Infrastructure and the Architectures of Modernity in Ireland 1916-2016 book cover

    Infrastructure and the Architectures of Modernity in Ireland 1916-2016

    1st Edition

    By Gary A. Boyd, John McLaughlin

    At the formation of the new Republic of Ireland, the construction of new infrastructures was seen as an essential element in the building of the new nation, just as the adoption of international style modernism in architecture was perceived as a way to escape the colonial past. Accordingly,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge

  • Women, Art, and Architecture in Northern Italy, 1520–1580: Negotiating Power book cover

    Women, Art, and Architecture in Northern Italy, 1520–1580

    Negotiating Power, 1st Edition

    By Katherine A. McIver

    Expanding interdisciplinary investigations into gender and material culture, Katherine A. McIver here adds a new dimension to Renaissance patronage studies by considering domestic art - the decoration of the domestic interior - as opposed to patronage of the fine arts (painting, sculpture and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture, 1760 - 1860 book cover

    The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture, 1760 - 1860

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Maudlin

    The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture is a history of the late Georgian phenomenon of the architect-designed cottage and the architectural discourse that articulated it. It is a study of small buildings built on country estates, and not so small buildings built in picturesque rural…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Iron, Ornament and Architecture in Victorian Britain: Myth and Modernity, Excess and Enchantment book cover

    Iron, Ornament and Architecture in Victorian Britain

    Myth and Modernity, Excess and Enchantment, 1st Edition

    By Paul Dobraszczyk

    Vilified by leading architectural modernists and Victorian critics alike, mass-produced architectural ornament in iron has received little sustained study since the 1960s; yet it proliferated in Britain in the half century after the building of the Crystal Palace in 1851 - a time when some…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Architecture and the Historical Imagination: Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc, 1814–1879 book cover

    Architecture and the Historical Imagination

    Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc, 1814–1879, 1st Edition

    By Martin Bressani

    Hailed as one of the key theoreticians of modernism, Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc was also the most renowned restoration architect of his age, a celebrated medieval archaeologist and a fervent champion of Gothic revivalism. He published some of the most influential texts in the history of modern…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

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