Architecture: Theory of Architecture

  • Towards a Public Space: Le Corbusier and the Greco-Latin Tradition in the Modern City book cover

    Towards a Public Space

    Le Corbusier and the Greco-Latin Tradition in the Modern City, 1st Edition

    By Marta Sequeira

    Le Corbusier is well-known for his architectural accomplishments, which have been extensively discussed in literature. Towards a Public Space instead offers a unique analysis of Le Corbusier’s contributions to urban planning. The public spaces in Le Corbusier’s plans are usually considered to break…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Participatory Culture and the Social Value of an Architectural Icon: Sydney Opera House book cover

    Participatory Culture and the Social Value of an Architectural Icon: Sydney Opera House

    1st Edition

    By Cristina Garduno Freeman

    This book develops new and innovative methods for understanding the cultural significance of places such as the World Heritage listed Sydney Opera House. By connecting participatory media, visual culture and social value, Cristina Garduño Freeman contributes to a fast-growing body of scholarship on…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • The Production Sites of Architecture book cover

    The Production Sites of Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sophia Psarra

    The Production Sites of Architecture examines the intimate link between material sites and meaning. It explores questions such as: how do spatial configurations produce meaning? What are alternative modes of knowledge production? How do these change our understanding of architectural knowledge?…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge

  • Whose Tradition?: Discourses on the Built Environment book cover

    Whose Tradition?

    Discourses on the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nezar AlSayyad, Mark Gillem, David Moffat

    In seeking to answer the question Whose Tradition? this book pursues four themes: Place: Whose Nation, Whose City?; People: Whose Indigeneity?; Colonialism: Whose Architecture?; and Time: Whose Identity?Following Nezar AlSayyad’s Prologue, contributors addressing the first theme take examples from…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • John Ruskin and the Fabric of Architecture book cover

    John Ruskin and the Fabric of Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Anuradha Chatterjee

    Through the theoretical lenses of dress studies, gender, science, and visual studies, this volume analyses the impact John Ruskin has had on architecture throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It explores Ruskin’s different ideologies, such as the adorned wall veil, which were…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Spatial Violence book cover

    Spatial Violence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Herscher, Anooradha Siddiqi

    This book poses spatial violence as a constitutive dimension of architecture and its epistemologies, as well as a method for theoretical and historical inquiry intrinsic to architecture; and thereby offers an alternative to predominant readings of spatial violence as a topic, event, fact, or other…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • Buried City, Unearthing Teufelsberg: Berlin and its Geography of Forgetting book cover

    Buried City, Unearthing Teufelsberg

    Berlin and its Geography of Forgetting, 1st Edition

    By Benedict Anderson

    Cities are built over the remnants of their past buried beneath their present. We build on what has been built before, whether over foundations formalising previous permanency or over the temporal occupations of ground. But what happens when you shift a city - when you dislodge its occupation of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Resilience: Interdisciplinary Dialogues book cover

    Architecture and Resilience

    Interdisciplinary Dialogues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kim Trogal, Irena Bauman, Ranald Lawrence, Doina Petrescu

    Resilience will be a defining quality of the twenty-first century. As we witness the increasingly turbulent effects of climate change, the multiple challenges of resource depletion and wage stagnation, we know that our current ways of living are not resilient. Our urban infrastructures, our…

    Paperback – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

  • The Design Student's Journey: understanding How Designers Think book cover

    The Design Student's Journey

    understanding How Designers Think, 1st Edition

    By Bryan Lawson

    Being a professional designer is one of the most intellectually rewarding careers. Learning to become a designer can be tremendous fun but it can also be frustrating and at times painful. What you have to do to become a designer is not often clearly laid out and can seem mysterious. Over the past…

    Paperback – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

  • Visual Spatial Enquiry: Diagrams and Metaphors for Architects and Spatial Thinkers book cover

    Visual Spatial Enquiry

    Diagrams and Metaphors for Architects and Spatial Thinkers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robyn Creagh, Sarah McGann

    Visual Spatial Enquiry explores visual and textual ways of working within spatial research. Architects and spatial thinkers from the arts, social sciences and humanities present rich case studies from remote and regional settings in Australia to the suburbs of Los Angeles, and from gallery and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Designing Social Equality: Architecture, Aesthetics, and the Perception of Democracy book cover

    Designing Social Equality

    Architecture, Aesthetics, and the Perception of Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Mark Foster Gage

    In Designing Social Equality, Mark Foster Gage proposes a dramatic realignment between aesthetic thought, politics, social equality, and the design of our physical world. By reconsidering historic concepts from aesthetic philosophy and weaving them with emerging intellectual positions from a…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge

  • Unorthodox Ways to Think the City: Representations, Constructions, Dynamics book cover

    Unorthodox Ways to Think the City

    Representations, Constructions, Dynamics, 1st Edition

    By Teresa Stoppani

    This book argues that architecture and the city and their processes can be better understood by drawing categories from disciplines that exceed the architectural and urban cultural context. It performs an open intellectual reading that traverses architecture and architectural theory, but also art…

    Hardback – 2018-12-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

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