Architecture: Theory of Architecture

  • Architecture History and Theory in Reverse: From an Information Age to Eras of Meaning book cover

    Architecture History and Theory in Reverse

    From an Information Age to Eras of Meaning

    By Jassen Callender

    This book looks at architecture history in reverse, in order to follow chains of precedents back through time to see how ideas alter the course of civilization in general and the discipline of architecture in particular. Part One begins with present-day attitudes about architecture and traces them…

    Paperback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge

  • HLM50+ Towards a Social Architecture book cover

    HLM50+ Towards a Social Architecture

    Edited by Tony Monk

    Since its sudden and dramatic formation upon winning the competition to design Paisley Civic Centre in 1963, Hutchison Locke and Monk (HLM Architects) has consistently served and adapted to the changing requirements of Britain’s welfare state, and has instinctively dedicated its professional…

    Hardback – 2017-07-19 
    Routledge

  • Remembering Places: The Autobiography of Joseph Rykwert book cover

    Remembering Places: The Autobiography of Joseph Rykwert

    By Joseph Rykwert

    Born in Warsaw in 1926, Joseph Rykwert is one of the best-known critics and historians of architecture. One of very few writers to be awarded the RIBA’s highest honour, the Royal Gold Medal in 2014, and author of countless books and essays, his influence over the past 60 years cannot be…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge

  • Architecture, Culture, and Spirituality book cover

    Architecture, Culture, and Spirituality

    By Thomas Barrie, Julio Bermudez

    Architecture has long been understood as a cultural discipline able to articulate the human condition and lift the human spirit, yet the spirituality of architecture is rarely directly addressed in academic scholarship. The seventeen chapters provide a diverse range of perspectives, grouped…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Conflicted Identities: Housing and the Politics of Cultural Representation book cover

    Conflicted Identities

    Housing and the Politics of Cultural Representation

    By Alexandra Staub

    Nation-states have long used representational architecture to create symbolic identities for public consumption both at home and abroad. Government buildings, major ensembles and urban plans have a visibility that lends them authority, while their repeated portrayals in the media cement their image…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • What Is Cosmopolitical Design? Design, Nature and the Built Environment book cover

    What Is Cosmopolitical Design? Design, Nature and the Built Environment

    By Albena Yaneva, Alejandro Zaera-Polo

    The scale of ecological crises made us realize that every kind of politics has always been cosmopolitics, politics of a cosmos. Cosmos embraces everything, including the multifarious natural and material entities that make humans act. The book examines cosmopolitics in its relation to design…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Drawing the Unbuildable: Seriality and Reproduction in Architecture book cover

    Drawing the Unbuildable

    Seriality and Reproduction in Architecture

    By Nerma Cridge

    Architecture is conventionally seen as being synonymous with building. In contrast, this book introduces and defines a new category - the unbuildable. The unbuildable involves projects that are not just unbuilt, but cannot be built. This distinct form of architectural project has an important and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Museum Thresholds: The Design and Media of Arrival book cover

    Museum Thresholds

    The Design and Media of Arrival

    Edited by Ross Parry, Ruth Page, Alex Moseley

    Museum Thresholds is a progressively interdisciplinary volume, in which a range of international experts explore the importance and potential of entrance spaces for visitor experience. The chapters, in the three themed sections, explore a range of museum thresholds: first as a problem space; then…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Whose Tradition?: The Relationship between Tradition and the Built Environment book cover

    Whose Tradition?

    The Relationship between Tradition and the Built Environment

    Edited by Nezar AlSayyad, Mark Gillem, David Moffat

    In seeking to answer the question Whose Tradition? this book pursues four themes: Place: Whose Nation, Whose City?; People: Whose Indigeneity?; Colonialism: Whose Architecture?; and Time: Whose Identity?Following Nezar AlSayyad’s Prologue, contributors addressing the first theme take examples from…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29 
    Routledge

  • Architecture in Context: Boxset book cover

    Architecture in Context: Boxset

    By Christopher Tadgell

    Architecture in Context is a series of seven books describing and illustrating all the seminal traditions of architecture from the earliest settlements in the Euphrates and Jordan valleys to the stylistically and technologically sophisticated buildings of the second half of the twentieth century.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Architecture in Context

  • Health and Well-being for Interior Architecture book cover

    Health and Well-being for Interior Architecture

    Edited by Dak Kopec

    With fifteen essays by scholars and professionals, from fields such as policy and law, Health and Well-being for Interior Architecture asks readers to consider climate, geography, and culture alongside human biology, psychology, and sociology. Since designers play such a pivotal role in human…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge

  • The Social (Re)Production of Architecture: Politics, Values and Actions in Contemporary Practice book cover

    The Social (Re)Production of Architecture

    Politics, Values and Actions in Contemporary Practice

    Edited by Doina Petrescu, Kim Trogal

    The Social (Re)Production of Architecture brings the debates of the ‘right to the city’ into today’s context of ecological, economic and social crises. Building on the 1970s’ discussions about the ‘production of space’, which French sociologist Henri Lefebvre considered a civic right, the authors…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge

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