Architecture: Theory of Architecture

  • Function and Fantasy: Iron Architecture in the Long Nineteenth Century book cover

    Function and Fantasy: Iron Architecture in the Long Nineteenth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Dobraszczyk, Peter Sealy

    The introduction of iron – and later steel – construction and decoration transformed architecture in the nineteenth century. While the structural employment of iron has been a frequent subject of study, this book re-directs scholarly scrutiny on its place in the aesthetics of architecture in the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Ideological Equals: Women Architects in Socialist Europe 1945-1989 book cover

    Ideological Equals

    Women Architects in Socialist Europe 1945-1989, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Pepchinski, Mariann Simon

    Ideological Equals: Women Architects in Socialist Europe 1945-1989 presents an alternative narrative of women in architecture. A topic often considered from the perspective of difference, this edited collection conversely focuses on the woman architect in a position of equality with their male…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Part-Architecture: The Maison de Verre, Duchamp, Domesticity and Desire in 1930s Paris book cover

    Part-Architecture

    The Maison de Verre, Duchamp, Domesticity and Desire in 1930s Paris, 1st Edition

    By Emma Cheatle

    Part-Architecture presents a detailed and original study of Pierre Chareau’s Maison de Verre through another seminal modernist artwork, Marcel Duchamp’s Large Glass. Aligning the two works materially, historically and conceptually, the book challenges the accepted architectural descriptions of the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Architecture and the Mimetic Self: A Psychoanalytic Study of How Buildings Make and Break Our Lives book cover

    Architecture and the Mimetic Self

    A Psychoanalytic Study of How Buildings Make and Break Our Lives, 1st Edition

    By Lucy Huskinson

    Buildings shape our identity and sense of self in profound ways that are not always evident to architects and town planners, or even to those who think they are intimately familiar with the buildings they inhabit. Architecture and the Mimetic Self provides a useful theoretical guide to our…

    Paperback – 2018-02-07
    Routledge

  • Geographical Aesthetics: Imagining Space, Staging Encounters book cover

    Geographical Aesthetics

    Imagining Space, Staging Encounters, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Straughan

    Edited by Harriet Hawkins

    Geographical Aesthetics places the terms 'aesthetics' and 'geography' under critical question together, responding both to the increasing calls from within geography to develop a 'geographical aesthetics', and a resurgence of interdisciplinary interest in conceptual and empirical questions around…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • The Interior Architecture Theory Reader book cover

    The Interior Architecture Theory Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory Marinic

    The Interior Architecture Theory Reader presents a global compilation that collectively and specifically defines interior architecture. Diverse views and comparative resources for interior architecture students, educators, scholars, and practitioners are needed to develop a proper canon…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge

  • Directions in Person-Environment Research and Practice (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Directions in Person-Environment Research and Practice (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jack Nasar, Wolfgang F. E. Preiser

    First published in 1999, this book presents a fresh and diverse set of perspectives representing key directions of research and practice in the field of environmental design research. Leading researchers in various areas of person-environment research, such as privacy, children’s environment,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Designing for Designers (Routledge Revivals): Lessons Learned from Schools of Architecture book cover

    Designing for Designers (Routledge Revivals)

    Lessons Learned from Schools of Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Jack Nasar, Thomas Fisher

    First published in 2007, this book examines the designs of seventeen architecture and design schools and answers questions such as: How has architectural education evolved and what is its future? Are architectural schools discernible types of designs and what are their effects on those who…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Methods of Architectural Programming (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Methods of Architectural Programming (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Henry Sanoff

    First published in 1977, this volume was intended as a sourcebook for designers and attempts to specify the ingredients necessary to develop a design program rather than postulate a model program for which no consensus exists. As such it filled a void in the existing literature which seldom covered…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Facility Programming (Routledge Revivals): Methods and Applications book cover

    Facility Programming (Routledge Revivals)

    Methods and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Wolfgang F. E. Preiser

    First published in 1978, the objective of this book is to provide an authoritative and selective overview of current, user-orientated programming methods within the field of environmental design. The 19 chapters compiled in this volume describe procedures and the information content of innovative…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Future Visions of Urban Public Housing (Routledge Revivals): An International Forum, November 17-20, 1994 book cover

    Future Visions of Urban Public Housing (Routledge Revivals)

    An International Forum, November 17-20, 1994, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, David P. Varady, Francis P. Russell

    First published in 1994, this book brings together the papers presented at the International Forum on ‘Future Visions of Urban Public Housing’ held on November 17-20, 1994 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Participants included public housing officials, academics, practitioners and public housing residents who…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A History of Architecture and Trade book cover

    A History of Architecture and Trade

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Haughey

    A History of Architecture and Trade draws together essays from an international roster of distinguished and emerging scholars to critically examine the important role architecture and urbanism played in the past five hundred years of global trading, moving away from a conventional Western narrative…

    Hardback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

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