Architecture: Architectural History

  • Modernity: Enlightenment and Revolution – ideal and unforeseen consequence book cover

    Modernity

    Enlightenment and Revolution – ideal and unforeseen consequence, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Tadgell

    The seventh book in the Architecture in Context series, this is a comprehensive survey of the European tradition of architecture from the pre-dawn of the Enlightenment in early Georgian England to the triumph of Brutalism in the seventh decade of the twentieth century. The three main sections are…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01
    Routledge
    Architecture in Context

  • Antiquity: Origins, Classicism and the New Rome book cover

    Antiquity

    Origins, Classicism and the New Rome, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Tadgell

    This is the first in a series of seven books that describe and illustrate the seminal architectural traditions of the world. It describes the origins of the Classical tradition in the mountain temples of Sumer, the pyramids of Egypt and the ziggurats of Mesopotamia. The story continues with the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01
    Routledge
    Architecture in Context

  • Islam: From Medina to the Maghreb and from the Indies to Istanbul book cover

    Islam

    From Medina to the Maghreb and from the Indies to Istanbul, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Tadgell

    The Prophet Muhammad – acknowledged by his followers to have been the hand with which God wrote his definitive Word enshrined in the Koran – was born into the Quraishi tribe at Mecca c. 570 and died in Medina in 632. The great religion founded on that Word, which first claimed the submission (Islam…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01
    Routledge
    Architecture in Context

  • Reformations: From High Renaissance to Mannerism in the new West of religious contention and colonial expansion book cover

    Reformations

    From High Renaissance to Mannerism in the new West of religious contention and colonial expansion, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Tadgell

    Unprecedented in scope, this fifth volume in the Architecture in Context series traces the rediscovery of Classical ideas and the emergence of the great artists and architects of late 15th- and early 16th-century Italy that led to the cultural peak characterized as the High Renaissance. It begins…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01
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    Architecture in Context

  • The West: From the advent of Christendom to the eve of Reformation book cover

    The West

    From the advent of Christendom to the eve of Reformation, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Tadgell

    This volume tells the story of European architecture in the ‘middle ages’ – from the destruction by northern barbarians of Rome and the urban society it had fostered to the rediscovery of Classical values and the rebirth of humanism in 15th-century Italy. This period saw the evolution of feudalism,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01
    Routledge
    Architecture in Context

  • Transformations: Baroque and Rococo in the age of absolutism and the Church Triumphant book cover

    Transformations

    Baroque and Rococo in the age of absolutism and the Church Triumphant, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Tadgell

    Unprecedented in scope – like its companion volume on the High Renaissance, Mannerism – this sixth volume in the Architecture in Context series traces the development of architecture and decoration in the 17th and early 18th centuries – particularly the transformation of rationalist Classical…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01
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    Architecture in Context

  • The East: Buddhists, Hindus and the Sons of Heaven book cover

    The East

    Buddhists, Hindus and the Sons of Heaven, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Tadgell

    The East, the second in a series of seven books that describe and illustrate the seminal architectural traditions of the world, is a survey of unparalleled range and depth. The journey starts on the Indian subcontinent with the Vedic and native traditions of the 2nd millennium BCE, modified by the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01
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    Architecture in Context

  • Bruno Taut’s Design Inspiration for the Glashaus book cover

    Bruno Taut’s Design Inspiration for the Glashaus

    1st Edition

    By David Nielsen

    As a formative exemplar of early architectural modernism, Bruno Taut’s seminal exhibition pavilion the Glashaus (literally translated Glasshouse) is logically part of the important debate of rethinking the origins of modernism. However, the historical record of Bruno Taut’s Glashaus has been…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Cut and Paste Urban Landscape: The Work of Gordon Cullen book cover

    Cut and Paste Urban Landscape

    The Work of Gordon Cullen, 1st Edition

    By Mira Engler

    During the post-war era, the emerging consumer economy radically changed both the discourse and practice of architecture. It was a time where architecture became a mainstream commodity whose products sold through mass media; a time in which Thomas Gordon Cullen came to be one of Britain’s…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
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    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Wooden Church Architecture of the Russian North: Regional Schools and Traditions (14th - 19th centuries) book cover

    Wooden Church Architecture of the Russian North

    Regional Schools and Traditions (14th - 19th centuries), 1st Edition

    By Evgeny Khodakovsky

    The book presents a broad panoramic overview of church architecture in the Russian North between the fourteenth and nineteenth centuries. While it is inevitably overshadowed by the imperial splendour of the country’s capital cities, this unique phenomenon is regarded as the most distinctive…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
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    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Architecture and Nationalism in Sri Lanka: The Trouser Under the Cloth book cover

    Architecture and Nationalism in Sri Lanka

    The Trouser Under the Cloth, 1st Edition

    By Anoma Pieris

    The role of the home, the domestic sphere and the intimate, ethno-cultural identities that are cultivated within it, are critical to understanding the polemical constructions of country and city; tradition and modernity; and regionalism and cosmopolitanism. The home is fundamental to ideas of the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • 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
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