Architecture: Theory of Architecture

  • Kant for Architects book cover

    Kant for Architects

    By Diane Morgan

    This book introduces architects to a philosopher, Immanuel Kant, whose work was constantly informed by a concern for the world as an evolving whole. According to Kant, in this interconnected and dynamic world, humans should act as mutually dependent and responsible subjects. Given his…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge
    Thinkers for Architects

  • The Interior Architecture Theory Reader book cover

    The Interior Architecture Theory Reader

    Edited by Gregory Marinic

    The Interior Architecture Theory Reader presents a global survey that collectively and specifically defines the emerging discipline of interior architecture. Diverse views and comparative resources for interior architecture students, educators, and practitioners are needed to develop a proper canon…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge

  • The Geographies of Comfort book cover

    The Geographies of Comfort

    Edited by Laura Price, Danny McNally, Philip Crang

    To be in one’s comfort zone is perceived to be conservative, and socially and culturally unadventurous. At the same time the embodied, material experience of ’comfort’ is anticipated for satisfying experiences of everyday life. To comfort is to support and strengthen. Bringing together conceptual…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • A Reflexive Reading of Urban Space book cover

    A Reflexive Reading of Urban Space

    By Mona A. Abdelwahab

    Providing a critique of the concepts attached to the representation of urban space, this ground-breaking book formulates a new theory of space, which understands the dynamic interrelations between the physical and social spaces while tracing the political and economic spaces. It offers a new tool…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    New Directions in Planning Theory

  • Participatory Culture and the Social Value of an Architectural Icon: Sydney Opera House book cover

    Participatory Culture and the Social Value of an Architectural Icon: Sydney Opera House

    By Cristina Garduno Freeman

    This book develops new and innovative methods for understanding the cultural significance of places such as the World Heritage listed Sydney Opera House. By connecting participatory media, visual culture and social value, Cristina Garduño Freeman contributes to a fast-growing body of scholarship on…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge

  • Mapping Urbanities: Morphologies, Flows, Possibilities book cover

    Mapping Urbanities

    Morphologies, Flows, Possibilities

    Edited by Kim Dovey, Elek Pafka, Mirjana Ristic

    What is the capacity of mapping to reveal the forces at play in shaping urban form and space? How can mapping extend the urban imagination and therefore the possibilities for urban transformation? With a focus on urban scales, Mapping Urbanities explores the potency of mapping as a research method…

    Paperback – 2017-09-27 
    Routledge

  • From Doxiadis’ Theory to Pikionis’ Work: Reflections of Antiquity in Modern Architecture book cover

    From Doxiadis’ Theory to Pikionis’ Work

    Reflections of Antiquity in Modern Architecture

    By Kostas Tsiambaos

    In this book, Tsiambaos redefines the ground-breaking theory of Greek architect and town planner Constantinos A. Doxiadis (The Structure of Space in Greek Urbanism) and moves his thesis away from antiquity and ancient architecture, instead arguing that it can only be understood as a theory founded…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Terms of Appropriation: Modern Architecture and Global Exchange book cover

    Terms of Appropriation

    Modern Architecture and Global Exchange

    Edited by Amanda Reeser Lawrence, Ana Miljački

    This collection of critical essays focuses on how architectural material is transformed, revised, swallowed whole, plagiarized or in any other way appropriated. It charts new territory within this still unexplored yet highly topical area of study by establishing a shared vocabulary with which to…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Why are Most Buildings Rectangular?: And Other Essays on Geometry and Architecture book cover

    Why are Most Buildings Rectangular?

    And Other Essays on Geometry and Architecture

    By Philip Steadman

    This book brings together a dozen of Philip Steadman’s essays and papers on the geometry of architectural and urban form, written over the last 12 years. New introductions link the papers and set them in context. There are two large themes: a morphological approach to the history of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-08 
    Routledge

  • Adaptive Architecture: Changing Parameters and Practice book cover

    Adaptive Architecture

    Changing Parameters and Practice

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Andrea Hardy, Jacob J. Wilhelm

    The constant in architecture's evolution is change. Adaptive Architecture explores structures, or environments that accommodate multiple functions at the same time, sequentially, or at periodically recurring events. It demonstrates how changing technological, economic, ecological and social…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Three Cultural Ecologies: Frank Lloyd Wright and Le Corbusier book cover

    Three Cultural Ecologies

    Frank Lloyd Wright and Le Corbusier

    By David Leatherbarrow, Richard Wesley

    Three Cultural Ecologies reverses common conceptions of modern architecture. It reveals how selected works of two modern architects, Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright, embraced environmental and cultural conditions as reciprocal and complementary. A basic premise of this book’s arguments is that…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Binding Space: The Book as Spatial Practice book cover

    Binding Space: The Book as Spatial Practice

    By Marian Macken

    Binding Space: The Book as Spatial Practice explores the potential role of artists’ books within the realm of architectural representation and the design process. In four main sections, the book examines the relationships between the drawing, the building, and the book. Binding Space demonstrates…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Design Research in Architecture

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