Architecture: Theory of Architecture

  • 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

  • Reformations: From High Renaissance to Mannerism in the new West of religious contention and colonial expansion book cover

    Reformations

    From High Renaissance to Mannerism in the new West of religious contention and colonial expansion, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Tadgell

    Unprecedented in scope, this fifth volume in the Architecture in Context series traces the rediscovery of Classical ideas and the emergence of the great artists and architects of late 15th- and early 16th-century Italy that led to the cultural peak characterized as the High Renaissance. It begins…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01
    Routledge
    Architecture in Context

  • The West: From the advent of Christendom to the eve of Reformation book cover

    The West

    From the advent of Christendom to the eve of Reformation, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Tadgell

    This volume tells the story of European architecture in the ‘middle ages’ – from the destruction by northern barbarians of Rome and the urban society it had fostered to the rediscovery of Classical values and the rebirth of humanism in 15th-century Italy. This period saw the evolution of feudalism,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01
    Routledge
    Architecture in Context

  • Transformations: Baroque and Rococo in the age of absolutism and the Church Triumphant book cover

    Transformations

    Baroque and Rococo in the age of absolutism and the Church Triumphant, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Tadgell

    Unprecedented in scope – like its companion volume on the High Renaissance, Mannerism – this sixth volume in the Architecture in Context series traces the development of architecture and decoration in the 17th and early 18th centuries – particularly the transformation of rationalist Classical…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01
    Routledge
    Architecture in Context

  • Drawing the Unbuildable: Seriality and Reproduction in Architecture book cover

    Drawing the Unbuildable

    Seriality and Reproduction in Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Nerma Cridge

    Architecture is conventionally seen as being synonymous with building. In contrast, this book introduces and defines a new category - the unbuildable. The unbuildable involves projects that are not just unbuilt, but cannot be built. This distinct form of architectural project has an important and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Mid-Century Modernism in Turkey: Architecture Across Cultures in the 1950s and 1960s book cover

    Mid-Century Modernism in Turkey

    Architecture Across Cultures in the 1950s and 1960s, 1st Edition

    Edited by Meltem Ö Gürel

    Mid-Century Modernism in Turkey studies the unfolding of modern architecture in Turkey during the 1950s and 1960s. The book brings together scholars who have carried out extensive research on post-WWII modernism in a global context. The authors situate Turkish architectural case studies within an…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Colour and Light: Spatial Experience book cover

    Colour and Light

    Spatial Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karin Fridell Anter, Ulf Klaren

    Colour and Light: Spatial Experience describes the coherent interaction of light and colour in the spatial context. It explains the nature of light to colour specialists, and the nature of colour to light specialists, simultaneously conveying an understanding that light and colour must be thought…

    Paperback – 2017-05-12
    Routledge

  • A Musicology for Landscape book cover

    A Musicology for Landscape

    1st Edition

    By David Nicholas Buck

    Drawing conceptually and directly on music notation, this book investigates landscape architecture’s inherent temporality. It argues that the rich history of notating time in music provides a critical model for this under-researched and under-theorised aspect of landscape architecture, while also…

    Paperback – 2017-05-10
    Routledge
    Design Research in Architecture

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