Architecture: Architectural History

  • Irish Housing Design 1950 – 1980: Out of the Ordinary book cover

    Irish Housing Design 1950 – 1980

    Out of the Ordinary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Ward, Michael Pike, Gary Boyd

    This book examines the architectural design of housing projects in Ireland from the mid-twentieth century. This period represented a high point in the construction of the Welfare State project where the idea that architecture could and should shape and define community and social life was not yet…

    Hardback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Conservation of Architectural Ironwork book cover

    Conservation of Architectural Ironwork

    1st Edition

    By David S. Mitchell

    The peak of architectural ironwork in the 19th Century saw the spread of ornate decorative ironwork across the world. In recent years there has been a significant increase in conservation and restoration projects aiming to protect the artistry of traditional ironwork for future generations.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Building Regulations and Urban Form, 1200-1900 book cover

    Building Regulations and Urban Form, 1200-1900

    1st Edition

    Edited by Terry R. Slater, Sandra M.G. Pinto

    Towns are complicated places. It is therefore not surprising that from the beginnings of urban development, towns and town life have been regulated. Whether the basis of regulation was imposed or agreed, ultimately it was necessary to have a law-based system to ensure that disagreements could be…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Towards Tate Modern: Public Policy, Private Vision book cover

    Towards Tate Modern

    Public Policy, Private Vision, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Donnellan

    Towards Tate Modern provides a new interdisciplinary account of Tate’s shifting position as a national arts institution. The book examines how earlier government directives impacted on Tate, which saw the organisation refocusing its aims and resulted in it pioneering new models for working across…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Precinct, Temple and Altar in Roman Spain: Studies on the Imperial Monuments at M�da and Tarragona book cover

    Precinct, Temple and Altar in Roman Spain

    Studies on the Imperial Monuments at M�da and Tarragona, 1st Edition

    By Duncan Fishwick

    The studies included in this volume supplement the work already published by the author on the imperial cult in the Roman West, focussing on the monuments of two cities in Roman Spain, Augusta Emerita (now Mérida) and Tarraco (now Tarragona). The introduction gives the general background and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Teaching and Designing in Detroit: Ten Women on Pedagogy and Practice book cover

    Teaching and Designing in Detroit

    Ten Women on Pedagogy and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Vogel, Libby Balter Blume

    This book provides a compelling and insightful portrait of ten female architects, artists, and designers who explored unique approaches to teaching, practice, and research in the postindustrial city of Detroit. These women explored the phenomenon of a new “ecological urbanism” through their own…

    Hardback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Worship Sound Spaces: Architecture, Acoustics and Anthropology book cover

    Worship Sound Spaces

    Architecture, Acoustics and Anthropology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Guillebaud, Catherine Lavandier

    Worship Sound Spaces unites specialists from architecture, acoustic engineering and the social sciences to encourage closer analysis of the sound environments within places of worship. Gathering a wide range of case studies set in Europe, Asia, North America, the Middle East and Africa, the book…

    Hardback – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Environmental Imagination: Technics and Poetics of the Architectural Environment book cover

    The Environmental Imagination

    Technics and Poetics of the Architectural Environment, 2nd Edition

    By Dean Hawkes

    The Environmental Imagination explores the relationship between tectonics and poetics in environmental design in architecture. Working thematically and chronologically from the eighteenth century to the present day, this book redefines the historiography of environmental design by looking beyond…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29
    Taylor & Francis

  • Women Artists and the Decorative Arts 1880-1935: The Gender of Ornament book cover

    Women Artists and the Decorative Arts 1880-1935

    The Gender of Ornament, 1st Edition

    By Janice Helland

    Edited by Bridget Elliott

    This title was first published in 2002. To date, studies explaining decorative practice in the early modernist period have largely overlooked the work of women artists. For the most part, studies have focused on the denigration of decorative work by leading male artists, frequently dismissed as…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Architecture as Civil Commitment: Lucio Costa's Modernist Project for Brazil book cover

    Architecture as Civil Commitment: Lucio Costa's Modernist Project for Brazil

    1st Edition

    By Gaia Piccarolo

    Architecture as Civil Commitment analyses the many ways in which Lucio Costa shaped the discourse of Brazilian modern architecture, tracing the roots, developments, and counter-marches of a singular form of engagement that programmatically chose to act by cultural means rather than by political…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • The Routledge Handbook on the Reception of Classical Architecture book cover

    The Routledge Handbook on the Reception of Classical Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Temple, Andrzej Piotrowski, Juan Manuel Heredia

    This is the first comprehensive study of the reception of classical architecture in different regions of the world. Exploring the impact of colonialism, trade, slavery, religious missions, political ideology and intellectual/artistic exchange, the authors demonstrate how classical principles and…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge

  • Ugly, Useless, Unstable Architectures: Phase Spaces and Generative Domains book cover

    Ugly, Useless, Unstable Architectures

    Phase Spaces and Generative Domains, 1st Edition

    By Miguel Paredes Maldonado

    Ugly, Useless, Unstable Architectures traces productive intersections between architecture and the discourses of Post-Structuralism and New Materialism. It investigates how their unique ‘ontological regimes’ can be mobilised to supersede the classical framework that still informs both the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

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