Architecture: Theory of Architecture

  • House and Home: Cultural Contexts, Ontological Roles book cover

    House and Home

    Cultural Contexts, Ontological Roles, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Barrie

    House and home are words routinely used to describe where and how one lives. This book challenges predominant definitions and argues that domesticity fundamentally satisfies the human need to create and inhabit a defined place in the world. Consequently, house and home have performed numerous…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Designbuild Education book cover

    Designbuild Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chad Kraus

    Designbuild Education adopts the intellectual framework of American Pragmatism, which is a theory of action, to investigate architects’ compelling urge to build and how that manifests in collegiate designbuild programs. Organized into four themes—people, poetics, process, and practice—the book…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Identity: Responses to Cultural and Technological Change book cover

    Architecture and Identity

    Responses to Cultural and Technological Change, 3rd Edition

    By Chris Abel

    Expanding his collected essays on architectural theory and criticism, Chris Abel pursues his explorations across disciplinary and regional boundaries in search of a deeper understanding of architecture in the evolution of human culture and identity formation. From his earliest writings predicting…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge

  • Fluid Space and Transformational Learning book cover

    Fluid Space and Transformational Learning

    1st Edition

    By Kyriaki Tsoukala

    Fluid Space and Transformational Learning presents a critique of the interlocking questions of ‘school architecture’ and education and attempts to establish a field of questioning that aspectualises and intersects concepts, theories and practices connected with the contemporary school…

    Hardback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Design Pedagogy

  • Disability, Space, Architecture: A Reader book cover

    Disability, Space, Architecture: A Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jos Boys

    Disability, Space, Architecture: A Reader takes a groundbreaking approach to exploring the interconnections between disability, architecture and cities. The contributions come from architecture, geography, anthropology, health studies, English language and literature, rhetoric and composition, art…

    Paperback – 2017-02-15
    Routledge

  • The Optimum Imperative: Czech Architecture for the Socialist Lifestyle, 1938–1968 book cover

    The Optimum Imperative: Czech Architecture for the Socialist Lifestyle, 1938–1968

    1st Edition

    By Ana Miljacki

    The Optimum Imperative examines architecture’s multiple entanglements within the problematics of Socialist lifestyle in postwar Czechoslovakia. Situated in the period loosely bracketed by the signing of the Munich accords in 1938, which affected Czechoslovakia’s entrance into World War II, and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Architext

  • Narrative Architecture: A Designer's Story book cover

    Narrative Architecture

    A Designer's Story, 1st Edition

    By Sylvain De Bleeckere, Sebastiaan Gerards

    Narrative Architecture explores the postmodern concept of narrative architecture from four perspectives: thinking, imagining, educating, and designing, to give you an original view on our postmodern era and architectural culture. Authors Sylvain De Bleeckere and Sebastiaan Gerards outline the ideas…

    Paperback – 2017-01-23
    Routledge

  • NATØ: Narrative Architecture in Postmodern London book cover

    NATØ: Narrative Architecture in Postmodern London

    1st Edition

    By Claire Jamieson

    Chronicling the last radical architectural group of the twentieth century – NATØ (Narrative Architecture Today) – who emerged from the Architectural Association at the start of the 1980s, this book explores the group’s work which echoed a wider artistic and literary culture that drew on the…

    Paperback – 2017-01-03
    Routledge

  • No Matter: Theories and Practices of the Ephemeral in Architecture book cover

    No Matter: Theories and Practices of the Ephemeral in Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Anastasia Karandinou

    How do digital media (mobile phones, GPS, iPods, portable computers, internet, virtual realities, etc.) affect the way we perceive, inhabit and design space? Why do architects traditionally design, draw and map the visual, as opposed to other types of sensations of space (the sound, the smell, the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-22
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Ornament and Order: Graffiti, Street Art and the Parergon book cover

    Ornament and Order

    Graffiti, Street Art and the Parergon, 1st Edition

    By Rafael Schacter

    Over the last forty years, graffiti and street-art have become a global phenomenon within the visual arts. Whilst they have increasingly been taken seriously by the art establishment (or perhaps the art market), their academic and popular examination still remains within old debates which argue…

    Paperback – 2016-12-22
    Routledge

  • A Primer on Theory in Architecture book cover

    A Primer on Theory in Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Karen Cordes Spence

    A Primer on Theory in Architecture discusses how theory is defined in architecture, how it is identified, its location in larger perspectives or worldviews, its relationships to other areas in architecture, and how it can be constructed. The book explores the definition, elements and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16
    Routledge

  • Landscape Theory in Design book cover

    Landscape Theory in Design

    1st Edition

    By Susan Herrington

    Phenomenology, Materiality, Cybernetics, Palimpsest, Cyborgs, Landscape Urbanism, Typology, Semiotics, Deconstruction - the minefield of theoretical ideas that students must navigate today can be utterly confusing, and how do these theories translate to the design studio? Landscape Theory in…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

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