Architecture: Architectural History

  • The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture: Bucharest, 1949-1964 book cover

    The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture

    Bucharest, 1949-1964, 1st Edition

    By Juliana Maxim

    The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture is the first systematic architectural history of Romania under socialism written in English. It examines the mechanisms through which modern architecture was invested with political meaning and, in reverse, how specific architectural solutions came to…

    Paperback – 2018-11-29
    Routledge
    Architext

  • The Amusement Park: History, Culture and the Heritage of Pleasure book cover

    The Amusement Park

    History, Culture and the Heritage of Pleasure, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jason Wood

    Jason Wood is Director of Heritage Consultancy Services, Lancaster, UK, and former Professor of Cultural Heritage at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-29
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Housing, Architecture and the Edge Condition: Dublin is building, 1935 - 1975 book cover

    Housing, Architecture and the Edge Condition

    Dublin is building, 1935 - 1975, 1st Edition

    By Ellen Rowley

    This book presents an architectural overview of Dublin’s mass-housing building boom from the 1930s to the 1970s. During this period, Dublin Corporation built tens of thousands of two-storey houses, developing whole communities from virgin sites and green fields at the city’s edge, while tentatively…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Architecture and the Landscape of Modernity in China before 1949 book cover

    Architecture and the Landscape of Modernity in China before 1949

    1st Edition

    By Edward Denison

    This book explores China’s encounter with architecture and modernity in the tumultuous epoch before Communism – an encounter that was mediated not by a singular notion of modernism emanating from the west, but that was uniquely multifarious, deriving from a variety of sources both from the west and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge

  • Architecture, Festival and the City book cover

    Architecture, Festival and the City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jemma Browne, Christian Frost, Ray Lucas

    Historically the urban festival served as an occasion for affirming shared convictions and identities in the life of the city. Whether religious or civic in nature, these events provided tangible expressions of social, cultural, political, and religious cohesion, often reaffirming a particular…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge
    Critiques

  • Confabulations : Storytelling in Architecture book cover

    Confabulations : Storytelling in Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Paul Emmons, Marcia F. Feuerstein, Carolina Dayer

    Confabulation is a drawing together through storytelling. Fundamental to our perception, memory, and thought is the way we join fractured experiences to construct a narrative. Confabulations: Storytelling in Architecture weaves together poetic ideas, objects, and events and returns you to everyday…

    Paperback – 2018-11-14
    Routledge

  • Riverine: Architecture and Rivers book cover

    Riverine

    Architecture and Rivers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerald Adler, Manolo Guerci

    Riverscapes are the main arteries of the world’s largest cities, and have, for millennia, been the lifeblood of the urban communities that have developed around them. These human settlements – given life through the space of the local waterscape – soon developed into ritualised spaces that sought…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge

  • Architecture, Democracy and Emotions: The Politics of Feeling since 1945 book cover

    Architecture, Democracy and Emotions

    The Politics of Feeling since 1945, 1st Edition

    Edited by Till Großmann, Philipp Nielsen

    After 1945 it was not just Europe’s parliamentary buildings that promised to house democracy: hotels in Turkey and Dutch shopping malls proposed new democratic attitudes and feelings. Housing programs in the United Kingdom, the United States, and the Soviet Union were designed with the aim of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-08
    Routledge

  • Architecture and the Modern Hospital: Nosokomeion to Hygeia book cover

    Architecture and the Modern Hospital

    Nosokomeion to Hygeia, 1st Edition

    By Julie Willis, Philip Goad, Cameron Logan

    More than any other building type in the twentieth century, the hospital was connected to transformations in the health of populations and expectations of lifespan. From the scale of public health to the level of the individual, the architecture of the modern hospital has reshaped knowledge about…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Homes Fit For Heroes: The Politics and Architecture of Early State Housing in Britain book cover

    Homes Fit For Heroes

    The Politics and Architecture of Early State Housing in Britain, 1st Edition

    By Mark Swenarton

    Homes fit for Heroes looks at the pledge made 100 years ago by the Lloyd George government to build half a million ‘homes fit for heroes’ – the pledge which made council housing a major part of the housing system in the UK. Originally published in 1981, the book is the only full-scale study of the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Modernism and American Mid-20th Century Sacred Architecture book cover

    Modernism and American Mid-20th Century Sacred Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anat Geva

    Mid-20th century sacred architecture in America sought to bridge modernism with religion by abstracting cultural and faith traditions and pushing the envelope in the design of houses of worship. Modern architects embraced the challenges of creating sacred spaces that incorporated liturgical changes…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Dublin’s Bourgeois Homes: Building the Victorian Suburbs, 1850-1901 book cover

    Dublin’s Bourgeois Homes

    Building the Victorian Suburbs, 1850-1901, 1st Edition

    By Susan Galavan

    In 1859, Dubliners strolling along country roads witnessed something new emerging from the green fields. The Victorian house had arrived: wide red brick structures stood back behind manicured front lawns. Over the next forty years, an estimated 35,000 of these homes were constructed in the fields…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

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