Architecture: Architectural History

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2019-11-14
    Taylor & Francis

  • Giving Preservation a History: Histories of Historic Preservation in the United States book cover

    Giving Preservation a History

    Histories of Historic Preservation in the United States, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Randall F. Mason, Max Page

    In this volume, some of the leading figures in the field have been brought together to write on the roots of the historic preservation movement in the United States, ranging from New York to Santa Fe, Charleston to Chicago. Giving Preservation a History explores the long history of historic…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • How to Read Architecture: An Introduction to Interpreting the Built Environment book cover

    How to Read Architecture

    An Introduction to Interpreting the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    By Paulette Singley

    How to Read Architecture is based on the fundamental premise that reading and interpreting architecture is something we already do, and that close observation matters. This book enhances this skill so that given an unfamiliar building, you will have the tools to understand it and to be inspired by…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09
    Routledge

  • Captured Landscape: Architecture and the Enclosed Garden book cover

    Captured Landscape

    Architecture and the Enclosed Garden, 2nd Edition

    By Kate Baker

    The enclosed garden, or hortus conclusus, is a place where architecture and landscape come together. It has a long and varied history, ranging from the early paradise garden and cloister, the botanic garden and giardini segreto, the kitchen garden and as a stage for social display. The enclosed…

    Paperback – 2018-05-16
    Routledge

  • Multi-Unit Housing in Urban Cities: From 1800 to Present Day book cover

    Multi-Unit Housing in Urban Cities

    From 1800 to Present Day, 1st Edition

    By Katy Chey

    This book investigates the development of multi-unit housing typologies that were predominant in a particular city from the 1800s to present day. It emphasises the importance of understanding the direct connection between housing and dwelling in the context of a city, and the manner in which the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge

  • A History of Architectural Conservation book cover

    A History of Architectural Conservation

    2nd Edition

    By Jukka Jokilehto

    The first book to provide a full history of the development of architectural conservation, A History of Architectural Conservation is considered a landmark publication by architectural conservation students and professionals the world over. Twenty years after its first publication, this new edition…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Japanese Architecture: Tracing the Next Generation book cover

    Contemporary Japanese Architecture

    Tracing the Next Generation, 1st Edition

    By James Steele

    Contemporary Japanese Architecture presents a clear and comprehensive overview of the historical and cultural framework that informs the work of all Japanese architects, as an introduction to an in-depth investigation of the challenges now occupying the contemporary designers who will be the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • How Architects Write book cover

    How Architects Write

    2nd Edition

    By Tom Spector, Rebecca Damron

    How Architects Write shows you the interdependence of writing and design in both student and professional examples. This fully updated edition features more than 50 color images, a new chapter on online communication, and sections on critical reading, responding to requests for proposals, the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

  • Marco Frascari's Dream House: A Theory of Imagination book cover

    Marco Frascari's Dream House

    A Theory of Imagination, 1st Edition

    By Marco Frascari, Federica Goffi

    This previously unpublished work is essential reading for anyone who has followed Marco Frascari’s scholarship and teachings over the last three decades. It also provides the perfect introduction for anyone new to his writings. As ever, Frascari does not offer prescriptive tools and frameworks to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-09
    Routledge

  • The Ten Most Influential Buildings in History: Architecture’s Archetypes book cover

    The Ten Most Influential Buildings in History

    Architecture’s Archetypes, 1st Edition

    By Simon Unwin

    Even the most inventive and revolutionary architects of today owe debts to the past, often to the distant past when architecture really was being invented for the first time. Architects depend on their own imaginations for personal insights and originality but their ideas may be stimulated (…

    Paperback – 2016-07-04
    Routledge

  • A History of Architecture and Urbanism in the Americas book cover

    A History of Architecture and Urbanism in the Americas

    1st Edition

    By Clare Cardinal-Pett

     A History of Architecture and Urbanism in the Americas is the first comprehensive survey to narrate the urbanization of the Western Hemisphere, from the Arctic Circle to Antarctica, making it a vital resource to help you understand the built environment in this part of the world. The book…

    Paperback – 2016-01-22
    Routledge

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Giorgio Vasari book cover

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Giorgio Vasari

    1st Edition

    Edited by David J. Cast

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Giorgio Vasari brings together the world's foremost experts on Vasari as well as up-and-coming scholars to provide, at the 500th anniversary of his birth, a comprehensive assessment of the current state of scholarship on this important-and still…

    Hardback – 2013-12-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Art History and Visual Studies Companions

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