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  • Modernism and the Professional Architecture Journal: Reporting, editing and reconstructing in post-war Europe book cover

    Modernism and the Professional Architecture Journal

    Reporting, editing and reconstructing in post-war Europe

    Edited by Torsten Schmiedeknecht, Andrew Peckham

    Paperback – 2018-01-15 
    Routledge

  • The Environmental Imagination: Technics and Poetics of the Architectural Environment book cover

    The Environmental Imagination

    Technics and Poetics of the Architectural Environment, 2nd Edition

    By Dean Hawkes

    Paperback – 2018-01-15 
    Taylor & Francis

  • New Islamist Architecture and Urbanism: Negotiating Nation and Islam through Built Environment in Turkey book cover

    New Islamist Architecture and Urbanism

    Negotiating Nation and Islam through Built Environment in Turkey

    By Bülent Batuman

    New Islamist Architecture and Urbanism claims that, in today’s world, a research agenda concerning the relation between Islam and space has to consider the role of Islamism rather than Islam in shaping –and in return being shaped by –the built environment. The book tackles this task through an…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12 
    Routledge
    Architext

  • Underground: On the Invisible and Architecture book cover

    Underground: On the Invisible and Architecture

    By Alessandra Cianchetta, Marc Armengaud

    Under the surface of cities and within build environments lay hidden layers that for some play a key role in the urban scenario when others got lost in transformation. During the 20th Century, both theoretical works and technical innovations gave rise to several massive urban underground projects…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Design Research in Architecture

  • Proceedings of the International Symposium on Design Review (Routledge Revivals): University of Cincinnati, October 8-11, 1992 book cover

    Proceedings of the International Symposium on Design Review (Routledge Revivals)

    University of Cincinnati, October 8-11, 1992

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Brenda Case Scheer

    First published in 1992, this book collects together the papers presented at the International Symposium on Design Review which was held to address the growing tendency of local governments to institute programs of aesthetic control. The editor argues that the widespread adoption of design review…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Future Visions of Urban Public Housing (Routledge Revivals): An International Forum, November 17-20, 1994 book cover

    Future Visions of Urban Public Housing (Routledge Revivals)

    An International Forum, November 17-20, 1994

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, David P. Varady, Francis P. Russell

    First published in 1994, this book brings together the papers presented at the International Forum on ‘Future Visions of Urban Public Housing’ held on November 17-20, 1994 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Participants included public housing officials, academics, practitioners and public housing residents who…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2017-12-29 
    Routledge

  • Building the Architect's Character: Explorations in Traits book cover

    Building the Architect's Character

    Explorations in Traits

    By Kendra Schank Smith, Albert C. Smith

    An understanding of architects’ character traits can offer important insights into how they design buildings. These traits include leadership skills necessary to coordinate a team, honest and ethical behavior, being well educated and possessing a life-long love of learning, flexibility,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22 
    Routledge

  • Event Space: Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde book cover

    Event Space

    Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde

    By Dorita Hannah

    As the symbolists, constructivists and surrealists of the historical avant-garde began to abandon traditional theatre spaces and embrace the more contingent locations of the theatrical ‘event’, the built environment of a performance became not only part of the event, but an event in and of itself.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Cognition and the Built Environment book cover

    Cognition and the Built Environment

    By Ole Möystad

    Cognition and the Built Environment argues that interacting with our built environment, as users and as architects, is a cognitive process. It claims that architecture, in its form and meaning is a basic, embodied level of human cognition. The assumption is that we and our built environment…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • The Heart of the City: Legacy and Complexity of a Modern Design Idea book cover

    The Heart of the City

    Legacy and Complexity of a Modern Design Idea

    By Leonardo Zuccaro Marchi

    The Heart of the City concept, which was introduced at CIAM 8 in 1951, has played an important role in architectural and urban debates. The Heart became the most important of the organic references used in the 1950s for defining a theory of urban form. This book focuses on both the historical and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge

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