Architecture: Architectural History

  • Religion and Art in the Heart of Modern Manhattan: St. Peter’s Church and the Louise Nevelson Chapel book cover

    Religion and Art in the Heart of Modern Manhattan

    St. Peter’s Church and the Louise Nevelson Chapel, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aaron Rosen

    "When you're in New York" the sculptor Louise Nevelson once said, "you're in perpetual resurrection." She might have said the same thing about St. Peter's Lutheran Church, set in the heart of midtown Manhattan. In the 1970s the church made a radical move, scrapping its neo-gothic building for a…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • George Hadfield: Architect of the Federal City book cover

    George Hadfield: Architect of the Federal City

    1st Edition

    By Julia King

    During his lifetime, the work of architect George Hadfield (1763-1826) was highly regarded, both in England and the United States. Since his death, however, Hadfield's contributions to architecture have slowly faded from view, and few of his buildings survive. In order to reassess Hadfield's career…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Old Women and Art in the Early Modern Italian Domestic Interior book cover

    Old Women and Art in the Early Modern Italian Domestic Interior

    1st Edition

    By Erin J. Campbell

    Though portraits of old women mediate cultural preoccupations just as effectively as those of younger women, the scant published research on images of older women belies their significance within early modern Italy. This study examines the remarkable flowering, largely overlooked in portraiture…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Artistic Practices and Cultural Transfer in Early Modern Italy: Essays in Honour of Deborah Howard book cover

    Artistic Practices and Cultural Transfer in Early Modern Italy

    Essays in Honour of Deborah Howard, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nebahat Avcioğlu, Allison Sherman

    For too long, the ’centre’ of the Renaissance has been considered to be Rome and the art produced in, or inspired by it. This collection of essays dedicated to Deborah Howard brings together an impressive group of internationally recognised scholars of art and architecture to showcase both the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Shaping the American Interior: Structures, Contexts and Practices book cover

    Shaping the American Interior

    Structures, Contexts and Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paula Lupkin, Penny Sparke

    Bringing together 12 original essays, Shaping the American Interior maps out, for the first time, the development and definition of the field of interiors in the United States in the period from 1870 until 1960. Its interdisciplinary approach encompasses a broad range of people, contexts, and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • Home and Community: Lessons from a Modernist Housing Scheme book cover

    Home and Community

    Lessons from a Modernist Housing Scheme, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Costa Santos, Nadia Bertolino, Stephen Hicks, Camilla Lewis, Vanessa May

    Examining the relationships between architecture, home and community in the Claremont Court housing scheme in Edinburgh, Home and Community provides a novel perspective on the enabling potential of architecture that encompasses physical, spatial, relational and  temporal phenomena. Based on…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • Radical Marble: Architectural Innovation from Antiquity to the Present book cover

    Radical Marble

    Architectural Innovation from Antiquity to the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. Nicholas Napoli, William Tronzo

    Marble is one of the great veins through the architectural tradition and fundamental building block of the Mediterranean world, from the Parthenon of mid-fifth century Athens, which was constructed of pentelic marble, to Justinian’s Hagia Sophia in Constantinople and the Renaissance and Baroque…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Modern Architecture and Religious Communities, 1850-1970: Building the Kingdom book cover

    Modern Architecture and Religious Communities, 1850-1970

    Building the Kingdom, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Jordan, Ayla Lepine

    Social groups formed around shared religious beliefs encountered significant change and challenges between the 1860s and the 1970s. This book is the first collection of essays of its kind to take a broad, thematically-driven case study approach to this genre of architecture and its associated…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge

  • Healing Spaces, Modern Architecture, and the Body book cover

    Healing Spaces, Modern Architecture, and the Body

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Schrank, Didem Ekici

    Healing Spaces, Modern Architecture, and the Body brings together cutting-edge scholarship examining the myriad ways that architects, urban planners, medical practitioners, and everyday people have applied modern ideas about health and the body to the spaces in which they live, work, and heal. The…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Women Architects in India: Histories of Practice in Mumbai and Delhi book cover

    Women Architects in India

    Histories of Practice in Mumbai and Delhi, 1st Edition

    By Mary N. Woods

    As the first inclusive study of how women have shaped the modern Indian built environment from the independence struggle until today, this book reveals a history that is largely unknown, not only in the West, but also in India. Educated in the 1930s and 1940s, the very first women architects…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Cross-Cultural Interaction Between Byzantium and the West, 1204–1669: Whose Mediterranean Is It Anyway? book cover

    Cross-Cultural Interaction Between Byzantium and the West, 1204–1669

    Whose Mediterranean Is It Anyway?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angeliki Lymberopoulou

    The early modern Mediterranean was an area where many different rich cultural traditions came in contact with each other, and were often forced to co-exist, frequently learning to reap the benefits of co-operation. Orthodox, Roman Catholics, Muslims, Jews, and their interactions all contributed…

    Hardback – 2018-03-27
    Routledge
    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

  • Place and Space in the Medieval World book cover

    Place and Space in the Medieval World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Meg Boulton, Jane Hawkes, Heidi Stoner

    This book addresses the critical terminologies of place and space (and their role within medieval studies) in a considered and critical manner, presenting a scholarly introduction written by the editors alongside thematic case studies that address a wide range of visual and textual material. The…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

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