Architecture: Architectural History

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Computer Architectures: Constructing the Common Ground book cover

    Computer Architectures

    Constructing the Common Ground, 1st Edition

    Edited by Theodora Vardouli, Olga Touloumi

    Computer Architectures is a collection of multidisciplinary historical works unearthing sites, concepts, and concerns that catalyzed the cross-contamination of computers and architecture in the mid-20th century. Weaving together intellectual, social, cultural, and material histories, this book…

    Hardback – 2019-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Design, Technology and Society

  • New Narratives of Russian and East European Art: Between Traditions and Revolutions book cover

    New Narratives of Russian and East European Art

    Between Traditions and Revolutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Galina Mardilovich, Maria Taroutina

    This book brings together thirteen scholars to introduce the newest and most cutting-edge research in the field of Russian and East European art history. Reconsidering canonical figures, re-examining prevalent debates, and revisiting aesthetic developments, the book challenges accepted histories…

    Hardback – 2019-10-25
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • 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
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    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • 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

  • 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
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    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Thinking Design Through Literature book cover

    Thinking Design Through Literature

    1st Edition

    By Susan Yelavich

    This book deploys literature to explore the social lives of objects and places. The first book of its kind, it embraces things as diverse as escalators, coins, skyscrapers, pottery, radios, and robots, and encompasses places as various as home, country, cities, streets, and parks. Here, fiction,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Design Studies

  • Inscribing Faith in Late Antiquity: Between Reading and Seeing book cover

    Inscribing Faith in Late Antiquity

    Between Reading and Seeing, 1st Edition

    By Sean V. Leatherbury

    Inscribing Faith in Late Antiquity considers the Greek and Latin texts inscribed in churches and chapels in the late antique Mediterranean (c. 300–800 CE), compares them to similar texts from pagan, Jewish, and Muslim spaces of worship, and explores how they functioned both textually and visually.…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Image, Text, and Culture in Classical Antiquity

  • Open Architecture for the People: Housing Development in Post-War Japan book cover

    Open Architecture for the People

    Housing Development in Post-War Japan, 1st Edition

    By Shuichi Matsumura

    Open Architecture for the People explores Japanese architecture and the three different phases of development between the years 1950 and 2018. Changing ways of life through differing generations have caused fluctuations in the building industry. This book demonstrates how each generation's…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

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