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  • Affective Architectures: More-Than-Representational Geographies of Heritage book cover

    Affective Architectures

    More-Than-Representational Geographies of Heritage, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jacque Micieli-Voutsinas, Angela M. Person

    How do places manipulate our emotions? How are spaces affectious in their articulation and design? This book provides theoretical frameworks for exploring affective dimensions of architectural sites based on the notion that heritage, as an embodied experience, is embedded in places and spaces.…

    Hardback – 2020-09-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Heritage, Emotion and Affect

  • Hybrid Modernity: The Public Park in Late 20th Century China book cover

    Hybrid Modernity

    The Public Park in Late 20th Century China, 1st Edition

    By Mary G. Padua

    This book provides a detailed historical and design analysis of the development of parks and modern landscape architecture in late 20th century China. It questions whether the fusion of international influences with the local Chinese design vocabulary in late 20th century China has created a…

    Hardback – 2020-07-27 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Le Corbusier’s Practical Aesthetic of the City: The treatise ‘La Construction des villes’ of 1910/11 book cover

    Le Corbusier’s Practical Aesthetic of the City

    The treatise ‘La Construction des villes’ of 1910/11, 1st Edition

    By Christoph Schnoor

    Set within an insightful analysis, this book describes the genesis, ideas and ideologies which influenced Le Construction des Villes by Le Corbusier. This volume makes the important theoretical work available for the first time in English, offering an interpretation as to how much and in what way…

    Hardback – 2020-07-23 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • The Complexities of John Hejduk’s Work: Exorcising Outlines, Apparitions and Angels book cover

    The Complexities of John Hejduk’s Work

    Exorcising Outlines, Apparitions and Angels, 1st Edition

    By J. Kevin Story

    This book traces the development of John Hejduk’s architectural career, using the idea of ‘exorcism’ to uncover his thought process when examining architectural designs. His work encouraged profound questioning on what, why and how we build, which allowed for more open discourse and enhance the…

    Hardback – 2020-07-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Architectural Excellence in Islamic Societies: Distinction through the Aga Khan Award for Architecture book cover

    Architectural Excellence in Islamic Societies

    Distinction through the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Ashraf M. Salama, Marwa Moustafa El-Ashmouni

    This book discusses architectural excellence in Islamic societies drawing on textual and visual materials, from the Aga Khan Documentation Centre at MIT, developed over more than three decades. At the core of the discussion are the efforts, processes, and outcomes of the Aga Khan Award for…

    Hardback – 2020-07-13 
    Routledge
    Architecture and Urbanism in the Global South

  • Narrative Environments and Experience Design: Space as a Medium of Communication book cover

    Narrative Environments and Experience Design

    Space as a Medium of Communication, 1st Edition

    By Tricia Austin

    This book argues narrative, people and place are inseparable and pursues the consequences of this insight through the design of narrative environments. This is a new and distinct area of practice that weaves together and extends narrative theory, spatial theory and design theory. Examples of…

    Hardback – 2020-05-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Design Studies

  • The Architect as Magician book cover

    The Architect as Magician

    1st Edition

    By Albert C. Smith, Kendra Schank Smith

    The Architect as Magician explores the connection between magic and architecture. There is a belief that a greater understanding of the meaning of magic provides insights about architecture and architects’ design process. Architects influence the effects of nature through the making of their…

    Hardback – 2020-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Migrant Housing: Architecture, Dwelling, Migration book cover

    Migrant Housing

    Architecture, Dwelling, Migration, 1st Edition

    By Mirjana Lozanovska

    Migrant Housing, the latest book by author Mirjana Lozanovska, examines the house as the architectural construct in the processes of migration. Housing is pivotal to any migration story, with studies showing that migrant participation in the adaptation or building of houses provides…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Rome and the Legacy of Louis I. Kahn book cover

    Rome and the Legacy of Louis I. Kahn

    1st Edition

    By Elisabetta Barizza, Marco Falsetti

    Louis I. Kahn was one of the most influential architects, thinkers and teachers of his time. This book examines the important relationship between his work and the city of Rome, whose ancient ruins inspired in him a new design methodology. Structured into two main parts, the first includes personal…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Architecture and Landscape of Health: A Historical Perspective on Therapeutic Places 1790-1940 book cover

    The Architecture and Landscape of Health

    A Historical Perspective on Therapeutic Places 1790-1940, 1st Edition

    By Julie Collins

    The Architecture and Landscape of Health explores buildings and landscapes that were designed to treat or prevent disease in the era before pharmaceuticals and biomedicine emerged as first line treatments. Written from an architectural perspective, it examines the historical relationship between…

    Hardback – 2020-04-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural History

  • Time, History and Architecture: Essays on Critical Historiograpy book cover

    Time, History and Architecture

    Essays on Critical Historiograpy, 1st Edition

    By Gevork Hartoonian

    Time, History and Architecture presents a series of essays on critical historiography, each addressing a different topic, to elucidate the importance of two influential figures Walter Benjamin and Gottfried Semper for architectural history. In a work exploring themes such as time, autonomy and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural History

  • The Architecture of Medieval Churches: Theology of Love in Practice book cover

    The Architecture of Medieval Churches

    Theology of Love in Practice, 1st Edition

    By John A.H. Lewis

    The Architecture of Medieval Churches investigates the impact of affective theology on architecture and artefacts, focusing on the Middle Ages as a period of high achievement of this synthesis. It explores aspects of medieval church and cathedral architecture in relation to the contemporary…

    Paperback – 2020-03-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

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