Architecture: Theory of Architecture

  • Architecture History and Theory in Reverse: From an Information Age to Eras of Meaning book cover

    Architecture History and Theory in Reverse

    From an Information Age to Eras of Meaning, 1st Edition

    By Jassen Callender

    This book looks at architecture history in reverse, in order to follow chains of precedents back through time to see how ideas alter the course of civilization in general and the discipline of architecture in particular. Part I begins with present-day attitudes about architecture and traces them…

    Paperback – 2017-08-03
    Routledge

  • Architecture in Context: Boxset book cover

    Architecture in Context: Boxset

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Tadgell

    Architecture in Context is a series of seven books describing and illustrating all the seminal traditions of architecture from the earliest settlements in the Euphrates and Jordan valleys to the stylistically and technologically sophisticated buildings of the second half of the twentieth century.…

    Paperback – 2017-07-31
    Routledge
    Architecture in Context

  • Remembering Places: A Memoir book cover

    Remembering Places: A Memoir

    1st Edition

    By Joseph Rykwert

    Born in Warsaw in 1926, Joseph Rykwert is one of the best-known critics and historians of architecture. One of very few writers to be awarded the RIBA’s highest honour, the Royal Gold Medal, in 2014, and author of countless books and essays, his influence over the past 60 years cannot be…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28
    Routledge

  • HLM50+ Towards a Social Architecture book cover

    HLM50+ Towards a Social Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Tony Monk

    Since its sudden and dramatic formation upon winning the competition to design Paisley Civic Centre in 1963, Hutchison, Locke and Monk (HLM Architects) has consistently served and adapted to the changing requirements of Britain’s welfare state, and has instinctively dedicated its professional…

    Hardback – 2017-07-13
    Routledge

  • Architecture and the Unconscious book cover

    Architecture and the Unconscious

    1st Edition

    By John Shannon Hendrix, Lorens Eyan Holm

    There are a number of recent texts that draw on psychoanalytic theory as an interpretative approach for understanding architecture, or that use the formal and social logics of architecture for understanding the psyche. But there remains work to be done in bringing what largely amounts to a series…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28
    Routledge

  • Health and Well-being for Interior Architecture book cover

    Health and Well-being for Interior Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dak Kopec

    Winner of the 2018 IDEC Book Award With fifteen essays by scholars and professionals, from fields such as policy and law, Health and Well-being for Interior Architecture asks readers to consider climate, geography, and culture alongside human biology, psychology, and sociology. Since designers play…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20
    Routledge

  • The Social (Re)Production of Architecture: Politics, Values and Actions in Contemporary Practice book cover

    The Social (Re)Production of Architecture

    Politics, Values and Actions in Contemporary Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Doina Petrescu, Kim Trogal

    The Social (Re)Production of Architecture brings the debates of the ‘right to the city’ into today’s context of ecological, economic and social crises. Building on the 1970s’ discussions about the ‘production of space’, which French sociologist Henri Lefebvre considered a civic right, the authors…

    Paperback – 2017-06-08
    Routledge

  • Architecture, Culture, and Spirituality book cover

    Architecture, Culture, and Spirituality

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Barrie, Julio Bermudez

    Architecture has long been understood as a cultural discipline able to articulate the human condition and lift the human spirit, yet the spirituality of architecture is rarely directly addressed in academic scholarship. The seventeen chapters provide a diverse range of perspectives, grouped…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Conflicted Identities: Housing and the Politics of Cultural Representation book cover

    Conflicted Identities

    Housing and the Politics of Cultural Representation, 1st Edition

    By Alexandra Staub

    Nation-states have long used representational architecture to create symbolic identities for public consumption both at home and abroad. Government buildings, major ensembles and urban plans have a visibility that lends them authority, while their repeated portrayals in the media cement their image…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • What Is Cosmopolitical Design? Design, Nature and the Built Environment book cover

    What Is Cosmopolitical Design? Design, Nature and the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Albena Yaneva, Alejandro Zaera-Polo

    The scale of ecological crises made us realize that every kind of politics has always been cosmopolitics, politics of a cosmos. Cosmos embraces everything, including the multifarious natural and material entities that make humans act. The book examines cosmopolitics in its relation to design…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Antiquity: Origins, Classicism and the New Rome book cover

    Antiquity

    Origins, Classicism and the New Rome, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Tadgell

    This is the first in a series of seven books that describe and illustrate the seminal architectural traditions of the world. It describes the origins of the Classical tradition in the mountain temples of Sumer, the pyramids of Egypt and the ziggurats of Mesopotamia. The story continues with the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01
    Routledge
    Architecture in Context

  • Islam: From Medina to the Maghreb and from the Indies to Istanbul book cover

    Islam

    From Medina to the Maghreb and from the Indies to Istanbul, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Tadgell

    The Prophet Muhammad – acknowledged by his followers to have been the hand with which God wrote his definitive Word enshrined in the Koran – was born into the Quraishi tribe at Mecca c. 570 and died in Medina in 632. The great religion founded on that Word, which first claimed the submission (Islam…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01
    Routledge
    Architecture in Context

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