Architecture: Theory of Architecture

  • Restaurants & Dining Rooms book cover

    Restaurants & Dining Rooms

    Edited by Christoph Grafe, Franziska Bollerey

    First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Interior Architecture

  • Architecture and Meaning Across Media: Production Sites book cover

    Architecture and Meaning Across Media

    Production Sites

    Edited by Sophia Psarra

    Architecture and Meaning Across Media examines the intimate link between material sites and meaning. It explores questions such as: how do spatial configurations produce meaning? What are alternative modes of knowledge production? How do these change our understanding of architectural…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Berthold Lubetkin’s Highpoint II and the Jewish Contribution to Modern English Architecture book cover

    Berthold Lubetkin’s Highpoint II and the Jewish Contribution to Modern English Architecture

    By Deborah Lewittes

    In 1935, the Russian-born Jewish architect Berthold Lubetkin and his firm Tecton designed Highpoint, a block of flats in London which Le Corbusier called ‘revolutionary’. Three years later, Lubetkin completed a companion design. Yet Highpoint II felt very different and the sense that the ideals of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Unexpected Affinities: The Concept of Type in Architectural Project from Laugier to Duchamp book cover

    Unexpected Affinities

    The Concept of Type in Architectural Project from Laugier to Duchamp

    By Pablo Meninato

    While the concept of 'type' has been present in architectural discourse since its formal introduction at the end of the eighteenth century, its role in the development of architectural projects has not been comprehensively analyzed. This book proposes a reassessment of architectural type throughout…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Research Methods and Techniques in Architecture book cover

    Research Methods and Techniques in Architecture

    By Elzbieta Danuta Niezabitowska

    A strictly scientific approach to research design in architecture is no longer adequate. With contemporary considerations like behavior, health, and environmental protection, architects and students alike need holistic research methodologies that incorporate qualitative elements as well as more…

    Paperback – 2018-05-24 
    Routledge

  • Shaping the American Interior: Structures, Contexts and Practices book cover

    Shaping the American Interior

    Structures, Contexts and Practices

    Edited by Paula Lupkin, Penny Sparke

    Bringing together twelve original essays, Shaping the American Interior maps out, for the first time, the development and definition of the field of interiors in the United States in the period from 1870 until 1960. Its interdisciplinary approach encompasses a broad range of people, contexts, and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Riverine: Architecture and Rivers book cover

    Riverine

    Architecture and Rivers

    Edited by Gerald Adler, Manolo Guerci

    Focusing on human settlements whose origins depend upon rivers, this book asks, what may be identified as common cultural traits to such settlements? It explores the relationship between architecture and rivers at a number of scales, from the geographical/topographical, through the urban/…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

  • The Future of Museum and Gallery Design: Purpose, Process, Perception book cover

    The Future of Museum and Gallery Design

    Purpose, Process, Perception

    Edited by Suzanne Macleod, Jonathan A Hale, Tricia Austin, Oscar Ho Hing Kay

    Placing a specific emphasis on social responsibility, The Future of Museum and Gallery Design emphasises the need for a greater understanding of the impact of museum design in the experiences of visitors, in the manifestation of the vision and values of museums and galleries, and in the shaping of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • Beyond Utopia: Japanese Metabolism Architecture and the Birth of Mythopia book cover

    Beyond Utopia

    Japanese Metabolism Architecture and the Birth of Mythopia

    By Agnes Nyilas

    Megastructure proposals by the Japanese Metabolism group are commonly identified with the concept of utopia. Beyond this partial understanding, the author suggests that rather than being merely utopian, the Megastructure of Metabolism represents a uniquely amalgam genre: the myth camouflaged as…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11 
    Routledge

  • Urban Latin America: Images, Words, Flows and the Built Environment book cover

    Urban Latin America

    Images, Words, Flows and the Built Environment

    Edited by Bianca Freire-Medeiros, Julia O'Donnell

    Urban Latin America explores the relationship between images, words and the built environment using an engaging variety of methods and sources, with a timely emphasis on comparative studies. The book brings together scholars with various disciplinary backgrounds and theoretical affiliations who…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09 
    Routledge
    Architext

  • Contingent Practices book cover

    Contingent Practices

    By Nat Chard, Perry Kulper

    Perry Kulper and Nat Chard work with conditions of uncertainty, developing a contingent architecture that provokes and absorbs the unforeseen as well as the more predictable relationships into which architecture can enter. In mainstream practice and research there is an emphasis on achieving a…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Design Research in Architecture

  • Home and Community: Lessons from a Modernist Housing Scheme book cover

    Home and Community

    Lessons from a Modernist Housing Scheme

    By Sandra Costa Santos, Nadia Bertolino, Vanessa May, Stephen Hicks, Camilla Lewis

    This book explores the connections between architecture, home and community. It is based on the empirical examination of domestic experiences in a post-war modernist housing scheme: Claremont Court in Edinburgh, designed by Basil Spence. Offering a novel cross-disciplinary approach, it broadens our…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

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