Architecture: Theory of Architecture

  • Architecture and the Body, Science and Culture book cover

    Architecture and the Body, Science and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kim Sexton

    The relationship of architecture to the human body is a centuries-long and complex one, but not always symmetrical. This book opens a space for historians of the visual arts, archaeologists, architects, and digital humanities professionals to reflect upon embodiment, spatiality, science, and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Intersections of Space and Ethos book cover

    Intersections of Space and Ethos

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kyriaki Tsoukala, Nikolaos-Ion Terzoglou, Charikleia Pantelidou

    The pressing economic, environmental and social crises emanate the need for a redefinition of the dominant views, perspectives and values in the field of architecture. The intellectual production of the last two decades has witnessed an impressive number of new design techniques and conceptual…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Architecture of the Illusive Distance book cover

    The Architecture of the Illusive Distance

    1st Edition

    By Amir H. Ameri

    Focusing on three secular institutional building types: libraries, museums, and cinemas, this book explores the intricate interplay between culture and architecture. It explores the cultural imperatives which have seen to the formation of these institutions, the development of their architecture,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Courtyard Housing for Health and Happiness: Architectural Multiculturalism in North America book cover

    Courtyard Housing for Health and Happiness

    Architectural Multiculturalism in North America, 1st Edition

    By Donia Zhang

    Health and happiness are fundamental to human quality of life. The United Nations World Happiness Report 2012 reflects a new worldwide call for governments to include happiness as a criterion to their policies. The Healthy Cities or Happy Cities movement has been endorsed by the WHO since 1986, and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Occupation: ruin, repudiation, revolution: constructed space conceptualized book cover

    Occupation: ruin, repudiation, revolution

    constructed space conceptualized, 1st Edition

    By Lynn Churchill, Dianne Smith

    Bringing together an international range of contributors from the fields of practice, theory and history, this book takes a fresh look at occupation. It argues that occupation is a prospect that begins with ruin--a residue from the past, an implied or even a resounding presence of something…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Architectural Projects of Marco Frascari: The Pleasure of a Demonstration book cover

    Architectural Projects of Marco Frascari

    The Pleasure of a Demonstration, 1st Edition

    By Sam Ridgway

    Marco Frascari believed that architects should design thoughtful buildings capable of inspiring their inhabitants to have pleasurable and happy lives. A visionary Italian architect, academic and theorist, Frascari is best-known for his extraordinary texts, which explore the intellectual,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Architecture, Liberty and Civic Order: Architectural Theories from Vitruvius to Jefferson and Beyond book cover

    Architecture, Liberty and Civic Order

    Architectural Theories from Vitruvius to Jefferson and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Carroll William Westfall

    This book brings to light central topics that are neglected in current histories and theories of architecture and urbanism. These include the role of imitation in earlier centuries and its potential role in present practice; the necessary relationship between architecture, urbanism and the rural…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • The Hero Building: An Architecture of Scottish National Identity book cover

    The Hero Building

    An Architecture of Scottish National Identity, 1st Edition

    By Johnny Rodger

    Why was it that, across Scotland over the last two and a half centuries, architectural monuments were raised to national heroes? Were hero buildings commissioned as manifestations of certain social beliefs, or as a built environmental form of social advocacy? And if so, then how and why were social…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • The City Crown by Bruno Taut book cover

    The City Crown by Bruno Taut

    1st Edition

    By Matthew Mindrup, Ulrike Altenmüller-Lewis

    This book is the first English translation of the German architect Bruno Taut’s early twentieth-century anthology Die Stadtkrone (The City Crown). Written under the influence of World War I, Taut developed The City Crown to promote a utopian urban concept where people would live in a garden city of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • The Meaning of Modern Architecture: Its Inner Necessity and an Empathetic Reading book cover

    The Meaning of Modern Architecture

    Its Inner Necessity and an Empathetic Reading, 1st Edition

    By Hans Rudolf Morgenthaler

    Using empathy, as established by the Vienna School of Art History, complemented by insights on how the mind processes visual stimuli, as demonstrated by late 19th-century psychologists and art theorists, this book puts forward an innovative interpretative method of decoding the forms and spaces of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • In-Between: Architectural Drawing and Imaginative Knowledge in Islamic and Western Traditions book cover

    In-Between: Architectural Drawing and Imaginative Knowledge in Islamic and Western Traditions

    1st Edition

    By Hooman Koliji

    Contemporary technical architectural drawings, in establishing a direct relationship between the drawing and its object, tend to privilege the visible physical world at the expense of the invisible intangible ideas and concepts, including that of the designer’s imagination. As a result, drawing may…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Image, Text, Architecture: The Utopics of the Architectural Media book cover

    Image, Text, Architecture

    The Utopics of the Architectural Media, 1st Edition

    By Robin Wilson

    Image, Text, Architecture brings a radical and detailed analysis of the modern and contemporary architectural media, addressing issues of architectural criticism, architectural photography and the role of journal editors. It covers examples as diverse as an article by British artist Paul Nash in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

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