Architecture: Architectural History

  • The Democratic Courthouse: A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity book cover

    The Democratic Courthouse

    A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity, 1st Edition

    By Linda Mulcahy, Emma Rowden

    The Democratic Courthouse examines how changing understandings of the relationship between government and the governed came to be reflected in the buildings designed to house the modern legal system from the 1970s to the present day in England and Wales. The book explores the extent to which…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07
    Routledge

  • Buildings Used: Human Interactions with Architecture book cover

    Buildings Used

    Human Interactions with Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Nora Lefa, Pavlos Lefas

    Buildings Used takes the reader on an exploration into the impact of use on buildings and users. While most histories and theories of architecture focus on a building’s conception, design, and realization, this book argues that its identity is formed after its completion through use; and that the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Modern Color/Modern Architecture: Amédée Ozenfant and the Genealogy of Color in Modern Architecture book cover

    Modern Color/Modern Architecture

    Amédée Ozenfant and the Genealogy of Color in Modern Architecture, 1st Edition

    By William W. Braham

    This title was first published in 2002. This really is a text that will fill a long-felt want. A key figure in that history is Amédée Ozenfant, painter, critic and friend of Le Corbusier, who in the first half of this century founded a school in London where he conducted experiments and wrote about…

    Hardback – 2019-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The University as a Settlement Principle: Territorialising Knowledge in Late 1960s Italy book cover

    The University as a Settlement Principle

    Territorialising Knowledge in Late 1960s Italy, 1st Edition

    By Francesco Zuddas

    The 1960s and the 1970s marked a generational shift in architectural discourse at a time when the revolts inside universities condemned the academic institution as a major force behind the perpetuation of a controlling society. Focusing on the crisis and reform of higher education in Italy,&…

    Hardback – 2019-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Architectural Colossi and the Human Body: Buildings and Metaphors book cover

    Architectural Colossi and the Human Body

    Buildings and Metaphors, 1st Edition

    By Charalampos Politakis

    The human body has been used as both a model and metaphor in architecture since antiquity. This book explores how it has been an inspiration for the exterior form of architectural colossi through the years. It considers the body as a source of architectural and artistic representation and in doing…

    Paperback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Suffragette City: Women, Politics, and the Built Environment book cover

    Suffragette City

    Women, Politics, and the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Darling, Nathaniel Robert Walker

    Suffragette City brings together a collection of illustrated essays dedicated to exploring and analysing cases in which women have resourcefully leveraged or defied the politics of gender to form and reform architecture and urbanism. Throughout much of modern history, women have been assigned to…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • The Ideal of Total Environmental Control: Knud Lönberg-Holm, Buckminster Fuller, and the SSA book cover

    The Ideal of Total Environmental Control

    Knud Lönberg-Holm, Buckminster Fuller, and the SSA, 1st Edition

    By Suzanne Strum

    This book traces the ideal of total environmental control through the intellectual and geographic journey of Knud Lönberg- Holm, a forgotten Danish architect who promoted a unique systemic, cybernetic, and ecological vision of architecture in the 1930s. A pioneering figure of the new objectivity…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Colour and Light in Ancient and Medieval Art book cover

    Colour and Light in Ancient and Medieval Art

    1st Edition

    By Chloë N. Duckworth, Anne E. Sassin

    The myriad ways in which colour and light have been adapted and applied in the art, architecture, and material culture of past societies is the focus of this interdisciplinary volume. Light and colour’s iconographic, economic, and socio-cultural implications are considered by established and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Architecture and the Late Ottoman Historical Imaginary: Reconfiguring the Architectural Past in a Modernizing Empire book cover

    Architecture and the Late Ottoman Historical Imaginary

    Reconfiguring the Architectural Past in a Modernizing Empire, 1st Edition

    By Ahmet A. Ersoy

    While European eclecticism is examined as a critical and experimental moment in western art history, little research has been conducted to provide an intellectual depth of field to the historicist pursuits of late Ottoman architects as they maneuvered through the nineteenth century’s vast inventory…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • The Ethics of Ornament in Early Modern Naples: Fashioning the Certosa di San Martino book cover

    The Ethics of Ornament in Early Modern Naples

    Fashioning the Certosa di San Martino, 1st Edition

    By J. Nicholas Napoli

    The Carthusian monks at San Martino began a series of decorative campaigns in the 1580s that continued until 1757, transforming the church of their monastery, the Certosa di San Martino, into a jewel of marble revetment, painting, and sculpture. The aesthetics of the church generate a jarring moral…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Architecture and Silence book cover

    Architecture and Silence

    1st Edition

    By Christos P. Kakalis

    This book explores the role of silence in how we design, present and experi-ence architecture. Grounded in phenomenological theory, the book builds on historical, theoretical and practical approaches to examine silence as a methodological tool of architectural research and unravel the experiential…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Holford: A Study in Architecture, Planning and Civic Design book cover

    Holford

    A Study in Architecture, Planning and Civic Design, 1st Edition

    By Gordon E. Cherry, Leith Penny

    Originally published in 1986 Holford is not just a biography of a major architect, planner and civic designer. In describing the life and times of the man, the authors provide a fascinating analysis of the developments in British architecture and planning from the 1930s to the 1970s. The book…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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