Architecture: Theory of Architecture

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    Le Corbusier

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-10-06
    Routledge
    Critical Assessments in Architecture

  • Deleuze and Guattari on Architecture book cover

    Deleuze and Guattari on Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Livesey

    The writings of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari have had an immense impact on architectural discourse during the last two decades, particularly in the realm of digital design and fabrication. Well-known concepts such as rhizomatics, striated and smooth space, and folding have become part of…

    Hardback – 2015-02-05
    Routledge
    Critical Assessments in Architecture

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    Global Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Taylor, Jonathan V Beaverstock, Ben Derudder, James Faulconbridge, John Harrison, Michael Hoyler, Kathy Pain, Frank Witlox

    A striking consequence of contemporary globalization has been an increase in the importance and prestige of cities. Whereas only a generation or so ago cities were commonly viewed as ‘problems’, the sites of society’s ills, today they are more readily seen as ‘solutions’, places where twenty-first…

    Hardback – 2012-12-11
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • Early Islamic Art, 650–1100: Constructing the Study of Islamic Art, Volume I book cover

    Early Islamic Art, 650–1100

    Constructing the Study of Islamic Art, Volume I, 1st Edition

    By Oleg Grabar

    Early Islamic Art, 650-1100 is the first in a set of four volumes of studies by Oleg Grabar. Between them they bring together more than eighty articles, studies and essays, work spanning half a century. Each volume takes a particular section of the topic, the three subsequent volumes being entitled…

    Hardback – 2005-10-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • A Vision of a Living World: The Nature of Order, Book 3: An Essay of the Art of Building and the Nature of the Universe book cover

    A Vision of a Living World: The Nature of Order, Book 3

    An Essay of the Art of Building and the Nature of the Universe, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Alexander

    In Book Three of this four-volume work, Alexander presents hundreds of his own buildings and those of his contemporaries who have used methods consistent with the theory of living process.Containing nearly seven hundred pages of projects which have been built and planned in a number of&…

    Hardback – 2005-03-08
    Routledge

  • The Process of Creating Life: The Nature of Order, Book 2: An Essay of the Art of Building and the Nature of the Universe book cover

    The Process of Creating Life: The Nature of Order, Book 2

    An Essay of the Art of Building and the Nature of the Universe, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Alexander

    Christopher Alexander's masterwork, the result of 27 years of research, considers three vital perspectives: a scientific perspective; a perspective based on beauty and grace; a commonsense perspective based on our intuitions and everyday life.…

    Hardback – 2004-07-15
    Routledge

  • The Phenomenon of Life: The Nature of Order, Book 1: An Essay of the Art of Building and the Nature of the Universe book cover

    The Phenomenon of Life: The Nature of Order, Book 1

    An Essay of the Art of Building and the Nature of the Universe, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Alexander

    In Book One of this four-volume work, Alexander describes a scientific view of the world in which all space-matter has perceptible degrees of life, and establishes this understanding of living structures as an intellectual basis for a new architecture.He identifies fifteen geometric properties…

    Hardback – 2004-07-15
    Routledge

  • The Luminous Ground: The Nature of Order, Book 4: An Essay of the Art of Building and the Nature of the Universe book cover

    The Luminous Ground: The Nature of Order, Book 4

    An Essay of the Art of Building and the Nature of the Universe, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Alexander

    Book Four presents a new cosmology that arises from the careful study of architecture and art, and above all from the practice of the arts. It is a cosmology which places the I, our experience of self, as the linking stem that unites each individual with the whole, connecting consciousness and…

    Hardback – 2004-07-15
    Routledge

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