Architecture: Theory of Architecture

  • Architecture RePerformed: The Politics of Reconstruction book cover

    Architecture RePerformed: The Politics of Reconstruction

    1st Edition

    By Tino Mager

    First emerging at the beginning of the twentieth century, architectural reconstruction has increasingly become an instrument to visually revive a long bygone past. This book deals with the phenomenon of meticulous reconstruction in architecture. It argues that the politics of reconstruction go far…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Constructing a Place of Critical Architecture in China: Intermediate Criticality in the Journal Time + Architecture book cover

    Constructing a Place of Critical Architecture in China

    Intermediate Criticality in the Journal Time + Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Guanghui Ding

    For the past 30 years, The Chinese journal Time + Architecture (Shidai Jianzhu) has focused on publishing innovative and exploratory work by emerging architects based in private design firms who were committed to new material, theoretical and pedagogical practices. In doing so, this book argues…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • The Baroque in Architectural Culture, 1880-1980 book cover

    The Baroque in Architectural Culture, 1880-1980

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Leach, John Macarthur

    In his landmark volume Space, Time and Architecture, Sigfried Giedion paired images of two iconic spirals: Tatlin’s Monument to the Third International and Borromini’s dome for Sant’Ivo alla Sapienza. The values shared between the baroque age and the modern were thus encapsulated on a single page…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Shopping Malls and Public Space in Modern China book cover

    Shopping Malls and Public Space in Modern China

    1st Edition

    By Nicholas Jewell

    China’s rise as an economic superpower has been inescapable. Statistical hyperbole has been accompanied by a plethora of highly publicized architectural forms that brand the regeneration of its increasingly globalized urban centres. Despite the sizeable body of literature that has accompanied China…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Architecture of Great Expositions 1937-1959: Messages of Peace, Images of War book cover

    Architecture of Great Expositions 1937-1959

    Messages of Peace, Images of War, 1st Edition

    By Rika Devos, Alexander Ortenberg

    This book investigates architecture as a form of diplomacy in the context of the Second World War at six major European international and national expositions that took place between 1937 and 1959. The volume gives a fascinating account of architecture assuming the role of the carrier of…

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

  • Global Perspectives on Critical Architecture: Praxis Reloaded book cover

    Global Perspectives on Critical Architecture

    Praxis Reloaded, 1st Edition

    By Gevork Hartoonian

    Judging from the debates taking place in both education and practice, it appears that architecture is deeply in crisis. New design and production techniques, together with the globalization of capital and even skilled-labour, have reduced architecture to a commodified object, its aesthetic…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • German Façade Design: Traditions of Screening from 1500 to Modernism book cover

    German Façade Design

    Traditions of Screening from 1500 to Modernism, 1st Edition

    By Randall Ott

    German architecture prior to the modern period has received less systemic, analytical study than that of Italy, France, and Britain. Scholarly discussion of broad traditions or continuities within Germanic or Central European façade design is even sparser. Baroque era studies of the region mostly…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Netspaces: Space and Place in a Networked World book cover

    Netspaces

    Space and Place in a Networked World, 1st Edition

    By Katharine S. Willis

    The focus of this book is on understanding and explaining the way that our increasingly networked world impacts on the legibility of cities; that is how we experience and inhabit urban space. It reflects on the nature of the spatial effects of the networked and mediated world; from mobile phones…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Through the Healing Glass: Shaping the Modern Body through Glass Architecture, 1925-35 book cover

    Through the Healing Glass

    Shaping the Modern Body through Glass Architecture, 1925-35, 1st Edition

    By John Stanislav Sadar

    In the mid-1920s a physiologist, a glass chemist, and a zoo embarked on a project which promised to turn buildings into medical instruments. The advanced chemistry of "Vita" Glass mobilised theories of light and medicine, health practices and glassmaking technology to compress an entire epoch’s…

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

  • Transcultural Architecture: The Limits and Opportunities of Critical Regionalism book cover

    Transcultural Architecture

    The Limits and Opportunities of Critical Regionalism, 1st Edition

    By Thorsten Botz-Bornstein

    Critical Regionalism is a notion which gained popularity in architectural debate as a synthesis of universal, 'modern' elements and individualistic elements derived from local cultures. This book shifts the focus from Critical Regionalism towards a broader concept of 'Transcultural Architecture'…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Spatial Design Education: New Directions for Pedagogy in Architecture and Beyond book cover

    Spatial Design Education

    New Directions for Pedagogy in Architecture and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Ashraf M. Salama

    Design education in architecture and allied disciplines is the cornerstone of design professions that contribute to shaping the built environment of the future. In this book, design education is dealt with as a paradigm whose evolutionary processes, underpinning theories, contents, methods, tools,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • The Material Imagination: Reveries on Architecture and Matter book cover

    The Material Imagination

    Reveries on Architecture and Matter, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Mindrup

    In recent years architectural discourse has witnessed a renewed interest in materiality under the guise of such familiar tropes as 'material honesty,' 'form finding,' or 'digital materiality.' Motivated in part by the development of new materials and an increasing integration of designers in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

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