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  • Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown: Learning from Las Vegas: SuperCrit #2 book cover

    Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown: Learning from Las Vegas

    SuperCrit #2, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kester Rattenbury, Samantha Hardingham

    The Supercrit series revisits some of the most influential architectural projects of the recent past and examines their impact on the way we think and design today. Based on live studio debates between protagonists and critics, the books describe, explore and criticise these major projects. This&…

    Paperback – 2007-12-24

  • Doorway book cover


    1st Edition

    By Simon Unwin

    Though we may take them for granted, doorways impinge on our lives in many ways. Their powers are even richer and more varied than those of the wall. They can change the ways we behave, and alter how we see our surroundings. They challenge us and protect our territories. They punctuate our…

    Paperback – 2007-12-06

  • Irigaray for Architects book cover

    Irigaray for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Peg Rawes

    Specifically for architects, the third title in the Thinkers for Architects series examines the relevance of Luce Irigaray’s work for architecture. Eight thematic chapters explore the bodily, spatio-temporal, political and cultural value of her ideas for making, discussing and experiencing…

    Paperback – 2007-10-24
    Thinkers for Architects

  • On Span and Space: Exploring Structures in Architecture book cover

    On Span and Space

    Exploring Structures in Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Bjorn N. Sandaker

    In this richly illustrated book with many practical examples, Bjorn Sandaker provides readers with a better understanding of the relationship between technology and architecture. As an experienced teacher and writer, Sandaker offers a well-founded aesthetic theory to support the understanding and…

    Paperback – 2007-10-19

  • Deleuze & Guattari for Architects book cover

    Deleuze & Guattari for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Ballantyne

    The work of Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari has been inspirational for architects and architectural theorists in recent years. It has influenced the design work of architects as diverse as Greg Lynn and David Chipperfield, and is regularly cited by avant-gardist architects and by students, but…

    Paperback – 2007-10-02
    Thinkers for Architects

  • Heidegger for Architects book cover

    Heidegger for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Adam Sharr

    Informing the designs of architects as diverse as Peter Zumthor, Steven Holl, Hans Scharoun and Colin St. John Wilson, the work of Martin Heidegger has proved of great interest to architects and architectural theorists. The first introduction to Heidegger’s philosophy written specifically for…

    Paperback – 2007-10-02
    Thinkers for Architects

  • Rethinking Technology: A Reader in Architectural Theory book cover

    Rethinking Technology

    A Reader in Architectural Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by William W. Braham, Jonathan A. Hale

    This essential reference for all students of architecture, design and the built environment provides a convenient single source for all the key texts in the recent literature on architecture and technology. The book contains over fifty carefully selected essays, manifestoes, reflections and…

    Paperback – 2006-12-13

  • Housing and Dwelling: Perspectives on Modern Domestic Architecture book cover

    Housing and Dwelling

    Perspectives on Modern Domestic Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Miller Lane

    Housing and Dwelling collects the best in recent scholarly and philosophical writings that bear upon the history of domestic architecture in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Lane combines exemplary readings that focus on and examine the issues involved in the study of domestic architecture,…

    Paperback – 2006-11-01

  • Understanding Architecture: An Introduction to Architecture and Architectural History book cover

    Understanding Architecture

    An Introduction to Architecture and Architectural History, 2nd Edition

    By Hazel Conway, Rowan Roenisch

    A comprehensive introduction to architecture and architectural history and exceptional in its approach, this book explores architecture as a current practice in relation to history and in relation to the wider context of cultures, conservation and the environment. This new edition brings in…

    Paperback – 2004-12-15

  • Archispeak: An Illustrated Guide to Architectural Terms book cover


    An Illustrated Guide to Architectural Terms, 1st Edition

    By Tom Porter

    Widely used in architectural circles in the heat of discussion, the recurrent use of particular words and terms has evolved into a language of design jargon. Commonly found in architectural literature and journalism, in critical design debate and especially in student project reviews, Archispeak…

    Paperback – 2004-06-03

  • American Architectural History: A Contemporary Reader book cover

    American Architectural History

    A Contemporary Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keith Eggener, Keith Eggener

    This major new text presents a collection of recent writings on architecture and urbanism in the United States, with topics ranging from colonial to contemporary times.  In terms of content and scope, there is no collection, in or out of print, directly comparable to this one. The essays are…

    Paperback – 2004-04-22

  • The Emergence of Modern Architecture: A Documentary History, from 1000 to 1810 book cover

    The Emergence of Modern Architecture

    A Documentary History, from 1000 to 1810, 1st Edition

    Edited by Liane Lefaivre, Alexander Tzonis

    A cognitive history of the emergence of modern architecture. Cutting across disciplinarian and institutional divisions as we know them today, this book reconstructs developments within the framework of a cognitive history of the past. Modern is here taken to mean the radical…

    Paperback – 2004-03-04

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