Architecture: Theory of Architecture

  • Iteration: Episodes in the Mediation of Art and Architecture book cover

    Iteration

    Episodes in the Mediation of Art and Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robin Schuldenfrei

    This edited volume considers the ways in which multiple stages, phases, or periods in an artistic or design process have served to arrive at the final artifact, with a focus on the meaning and use of the iteration. To contextualize iteration within artistic and architectural production, this…

    Paperback – 2020-04-27 
    Routledge

  • Situate, Manipulate, Fabricate: An Anthology of the Influences on Architectural Design and Production book cover

    Situate, Manipulate, Fabricate

    An Anthology of the Influences on Architectural Design and Production, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chad Schwartz

    This anthology of selected works outlines three critical instigators of architecture, all tied directly to the tectonic makeup of our built environment – place, material, and assembly. These catalysts provide the organizational framework for a collection of essays discussing their significant…

    Paperback – 2020-04-27 
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Sacrament: A Critical Theory book cover

    Architecture and Sacrament

    A Critical Theory, 1st Edition

    By David Wang

    David Wang’s Architecture and Sacrament considers architectural theory from a Christian theological perspective, specifically, the analogy of being (analogia entis). The book tracks social and cultural reasons why the theological literature tends to be separate from contemporary architecture theory…

    Paperback – 2020-04-07 
    Routledge

  • Creating a Sense of Place in School Environments: How Young Children Construct Place Attachment book cover

    Creating a Sense of Place in School Environments

    How Young Children Construct Place Attachment, 1st Edition

    By Sun-Young Rieh

    Creating a Sense of Place in School Environments guides its readers to the characteristics that tend to generate a sense of place through children’s vivid descriptions of their school and provides a body of critical information that can be employed to design a better school environment that can…

    Paperback – 2020-04-06 
    Routledge

  • Blurred Transparencies in Contemporary Glass Architecture: Material, Culture, and Technology book cover

    Blurred Transparencies in Contemporary Glass Architecture

    Material, Culture, and Technology, 1st Edition

    By Aki Ishida

    Blurred Transparencies in Contemporary Glass Architecture brings to light complex readings of transparent glass through close observations of six pivotal works of architecture. Written from the perspectives of a practitioner, the six essays challenge assumptions about fragility and visual…

    Paperback – 2020-03-26 
    Routledge

  • Place Meaning and Attachment: Authenticity, Heritage and Preservation book cover

    Place Meaning and Attachment

    Authenticity, Heritage and Preservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dak Kopec, AnnaMarie Bliss

    Revolutions have gripped many countries leading to the destruction of buildings, places, and artifacts; climate change is threatening the ancestral homes for many, the growing uneven distribution of resources has made the poor vulnerable to the coercive efforts by the rich, and social uncertainty…

    Paperback – 2020-03-26 
    Routledge

  • Shadow: the architectural power of withholding light book cover

    Shadow

    the architectural power of withholding light, 1st Edition

    By Simon Unwin

    Each of these Analysing Architecture Notebooks is devoted to a particular theme in understanding the rich and varied workings of architecture. They can be thought of as addenda to the foundation volume Analysing Architecture, which first appeared in 1997 and has subsequently been enlarged in three…

    Paperback – 2020-03-12 
    Routledge
    Analysing Architecture Notebooks

  • Elements of Architecture: Assembling archaeology, atmosphere and the performance of building spaces book cover

    Elements of Architecture

    Assembling archaeology, atmosphere and the performance of building spaces, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mikkel Bille, Tim Flohr Sorensen

    Elements of Architecture explores new ways of engaging architecture in archaeology. It conceives of architecture both as the physical evidence of past societies and as existing beyond the physical environment, considering how people in the past have not just dwelled in buildings but have existed…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Designing Post-Virtual Architectures: Wicked Tactics and World-Building book cover

    Designing Post-Virtual Architectures

    Wicked Tactics and World-Building, 1st Edition

    By Heather Renée Barker

    Designing Post-Virtual Architectures: Wicked Tactics and World-Building explores, describes, and demonstrates theories and strategies for design in a post-virtual world. This book reveals affinities among social, mathematical, philosophical, and language expressions integrated into a theoretical…

    Paperback – 2019-12-02
    Routledge

  • Spatial Practices: Modes of Action and Engagement with the City book cover

    Spatial Practices

    Modes of Action and Engagement with the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Dodd

    This book explores ‘spatial practices’, a loose and expandable set of approaches that embrace the political and the activist, the performative and the curatorial, the architectural and the urban. Acting upon and engaging with the public realm, the field of spatial practices allows people to…

    Paperback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge

  • Living Architecture, Living Cities: Soul-Nourishing Sustainability book cover

    Living Architecture, Living Cities

    Soul-Nourishing Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Day, Julie Gwilliam

    It’s widely accepted that our environment is in crisis. Less widely recognized is that three quarters of environmental damage is due to cities – the places where most of us live. As this powerful new book elucidates, global sustainability is therefore directly dependent on urban design. In Living…

    Paperback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge

  • Architecture and the Smart City book cover

    Architecture and the Smart City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sergio M. Figueiredo, Sukanya Krishnamurthy, Torsten Schroeder

    Increasingly the world around us is becoming ‘smart.’ From smart meters to smart production, from smart surfaces to smart grids, from smart phones to smart citizens. ‘Smart’ has become the catch-all term to indicate the advent of a charged technological shift that has been propelled by the promise…

    Paperback – 2019-11-06
    Routledge
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