Architecture: Theory of Architecture

  • A History of Architecture and Trade book cover

    A History of Architecture and Trade

    Edited by Patrick Haughey

    A History of Architecture and Trade draws together essays from an international roster of distinguished and emerging scholars to critically examine the important role architecture and urbanism played in the past five hundred years of global trading, moving away from a conventional Western narrative…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Architecture of Medieval Churches: Theology of Love in Practice book cover

    The Architecture of Medieval Churches

    Theology of Love in Practice

    By John A.H. Lewis

    The Architecture of Medieval Churches investigates the impact of affective theology on architecture and artefacts, focusing on the Middle Ages as a period of high achievement of this synthesis. It explores aspects of medieval church and cathedral architecture in relation to the contemporary…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Architecture and Feminisms: Ecologies, Economies, Technologies book cover

    Architecture and Feminisms

    Ecologies, Economies, Technologies

    Edited by Hélène Frichot, Catharina Gabrielsson, Helen Runting

    Set against the background of a ‘general crisis’ that is environmental, political and social, this book examines a series of specific intersections between architecture and feminisms, understood in the plural. The collected essays and projects which make up the book follow transversal trajectories…

    Paperback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge
    Critiques

  • Provisional Cities: Cautionary Tales for the Anthropocene book cover

    Provisional Cities

    Cautionary Tales for the Anthropocene

    By Renata Tyszczuk

    This book considers the provisional nature of cities in relation to the Anthropocene – the proposed geological epoch of human-induced changes to the Earth system. It charts an environmental history of curfews, admonitions and alarms about dwelling on Earth. ‘Provisional cities’ are explored as…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • The Architecture of the Facade book cover

    The Architecture of the Facade

    By Randall Korman

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Architecture and the Body, Science and Culture book cover

    Architecture and the Body, Science and Culture

    Edited by Kim Sexton

    The relationship of architecture to the human body is a centuries-long and complex one, but not always symmetrical. This book opens a space for historians of the visual arts, archaeologists, architects, and digital humanities professionals to reflect upon embodiment, spatiality, science, and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Lineament: Material, Representation and the Physical Figure in Architectural Production book cover

    Lineament: Material, Representation and the Physical Figure in Architectural Production

    Edited by Gail Peter Borden, Michael Meredith

    This comprehensive catalogue of contemporary work examines the renewed investment in the relationship between representation, materiality, and architecture. It assembles a range of diverse voices across various institutions, practices, generations, and geographies, through specific case studies…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Hans Hollein and Postmodernism: Art and Architecture in Austria, 1958-1985 book cover

    Hans Hollein and Postmodernism

    Art and Architecture in Austria, 1958-1985

    By Eva Branscome

    Set within the broader context of post-war Austria and the re-education initiatives set up by the Allied forces, particularly the USA, this book investigates the art and architecture scene in Vienna to ask how this can inform our broader understanding of architectural Postmodernism. The book…

    Hardback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Time, History and Architecture: Essays on Critical Historiography book cover

    Time, History and Architecture

    Essays on Critical Historiography

    By Gevork Hartoonian

    Time, History and Architecture presents a series of essays on critical historiography, each addressing a different topic, to elucidate the importance of two influential figures Walter Benjamin and Gottfried Semper for architectural history. In a work exploring themes such as time, autonomy and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural History

  • The Ideal of Total Environmental Control: Knud Lönberg-Holm, Buckminster Fuller, and the SSA book cover

    The Ideal of Total Environmental Control

    Knud Lönberg-Holm, Buckminster Fuller, and the SSA

    By Suzanne Strum

    Suzanne Strum is an architect and scholar whose research focuses on the interrelation of technology and design. She teaches in international programs in Barcelona and was previously Co-Director of the Metropolis Master in Architecture and Urban Culture at the Centre of Contemporary Culture of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Digital and Smart Cities book cover

    Digital and Smart Cities

    By Katharine S. Willis, Alessandro Aurigi

    Digital and Smart Cities presents an overview of how technologies shape our cities. There is a growing awareness in the fields of design and architecture of the need to address the way that technology affects the urban condition. This book aims to give an informative and definitive overview of the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

  • Le Corbusier book cover

    Le Corbusier

    Edited by Graham Livesey, Antony Moulis

    Le Corbusier (1887-1965), born Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris in La Chaux-de-Fonds (Switzerland), is considered by many to be the most influential architect of the twentieth century. Educated in his hometown in the Arts and Crafts tradition under his mentor Charles L’Éplattenier, his early training…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16 
    Routledge
    Critical Assessments in Architecture

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