Architecture: Architectural History

  • Rethinking Place in South Asian and Islamic Art, 1500-Present book cover

    Rethinking Place in South Asian and Islamic Art, 1500-Present

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah S. Hutton, Rebecca M. Brown

    Place plays a fundamental role in the structuring of the discipline of Art History. And yet, place also limits the questions art historians can ask and impairs analysis of objects and locations in the interstices of established, ossified categories. The chapters in this interdisciplinary volume…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Percier and Fontaine and the Struggle for Sovereignty in Revolutionary France book cover

    The Architecture of Percier and Fontaine and the Struggle for Sovereignty in Revolutionary France

    1st Edition

    By Iris Moon

    As the official architects of Napoleon, Charles Percier (1764–1838) and Pierre-François-Léonard Fontaine (1762–1853) designed interiors that responded to the radical ideologies and collective forms of destruction that took place during the French Revolution. The architects visualized new forms of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Precision in Architecture: Certainty, Ambiguity and Deviation book cover

    Precision in Architecture

    Certainty, Ambiguity and Deviation, 1st Edition

    By Mhairi McVicar

    This book offers a detailed insight into the desire for, and consequences of, precise communications in the daily life of contemporary architectural practice through close readings of constructed architectural details by Sigurd Lewerentz, Caruso St John Architects, Mies van der Rohe and OMA. In…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • China's Architecture in a Globalizing World: Between Socialism and the Market book cover

    China's Architecture in a Globalizing World: Between Socialism and the Market

    1st Edition

    By Jiawen Han

    China is currently in the midst of an unprecedented building boom and, indeed, interest in Chinese contemporary architecture has been fuelled by this huge expansion. Through a cutting-edge theoretical discussion of Chinese architecture in relation to Chinese modernity, this book examines this…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Adaptive Reuse of the Built Heritage: Concepts and Cases of an Emerging Discipline book cover

    Adaptive Reuse of the Built Heritage

    Concepts and Cases of an Emerging Discipline, 1st Edition

    By Bie Plevoets, Koenraad Van Cleempoel

    Adaptive reuse – the process of repairing and restoring existing buildings for new or continued use – is becoming an essential part of architectural practice. As mounting demographic, economic, and ecological challenges limit opportunities for new construction, architects increasingly focus on…

    Paperback – 2019-05-08
    Routledge

  • Eloquent Spaces: Meaning and Community in Early Indian Architecture book cover

    Eloquent Spaces

    Meaning and Community in Early Indian Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shonaleeka Kaul

    Eloquent Spaces adopts the twin analytic of meaning and community to write a fresh history of building in early India. It presents a new perspective on the principles and practices of early Indian architecture. Defining it broadly over a range of space uses, the book argues for architecture as a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge India

  • The Seven Ancient Wonders in the Early Modern World book cover

    The Seven Ancient Wonders in the Early Modern World

    1st Edition

    By Inmaculada Rodríguez-Moya, Víctor Mínguez

    This monograph is a study of the artistic production that formed part of the various lists of the Seven Wonders that lasted beyond Antiquity and were recovered during the Renaissance and Baroque periods. The study focuses in depth on the way they were evoked in modern artistic culture and the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Ruins: Designs on the Past, Present and Future book cover

    The Architecture of Ruins

    Designs on the Past, Present and Future, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Hill

    The Architecture of Ruins: Designs on the Past, Present and Future identifies an alternative and significant history of architecture from the sixteenth century to the twenty-first century, in which a building is designed, occupied and imagined as a ruin. This design practice conceives a monument…

    Paperback – 2019-04-24
    Routledge

  • Renaissance Porticoes and Painted Pergolas: Nature and Culture in Early Modern Italy book cover

    Renaissance Porticoes and Painted Pergolas

    Nature and Culture in Early Modern Italy, 1st Edition

    By Natsumi Nonaka

    This book is the first study of the portico and its decorative program as a cultural phenomenon in Renaissance Italy. Focusing on a largely neglected group of porticoes decorated with painted pergolas that appeared in Rome and environs in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, it tells the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

  • Restaurants and Dining Rooms book cover

    Restaurants and Dining Rooms

    1st Edition

    Edited by Franziska Bollerey, Christoph Grafe

    According to urban academic myth, the first restaurants emerged in the wake of the French Revolution. From the very beginning in the elegant salons of the latter days of the Ancien Régime, the design of restaurants has been closely related to ideas of how food should be presented and how it may be…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17
    Routledge
    Interior Architecture

  • Drawing Imagining Building: Embodiment in Architectural Design Practices book cover

    Drawing Imagining Building

    Embodiment in Architectural Design Practices, 1st Edition

    By Paul Emmons

    Drawing Imagining Building focuses on the history of hand-drawing practices to capture some of the most crucial and overlooked parts of the process. Using 80 black and white images to illustrate the examples, it examines architectural drawing practices to elucidate the ways drawing advances the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • The Everyday Experiences of Reconstruction and Regeneration: From Vision to Reality in Birmingham and Coventry book cover

    The Everyday Experiences of Reconstruction and Regeneration

    From Vision to Reality in Birmingham and Coventry, 1st Edition

    By David Adams, Peter Larkham

    Set within a wider British and international context of post-war reconstruction, The Everyday Experiences of Reconstruction and Regeneration focuses on such debates and experiences in Birmingham and Coventry as they recovered from Second World War bombings and post-war industrial collapse.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10
    Routledge

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