Architecture: Theory of Architecture

  • The Future of Museum and Gallery Design: Purpose, Process, Perception book cover

    The Future of Museum and Gallery Design

    Purpose, Process, Perception, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne MacLeod, Tricia Austin, Jonathan Hale, Oscar Ho Hing-Kay

    The Future of Museum and Gallery Design explores new research and practice in museum design. Placing a specific emphasis on social responsibility, in its broadest sense, the book emphasises the need for a greater understanding of the impact of museum design in the experiences of visitors, in the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-02
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • Take One Building : Interdisciplinary Research Perspectives of the Seattle Central Library book cover

    Take One Building : Interdisciplinary Research Perspectives of the Seattle Central Library

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Conroy Dalton, Christoph Holscher

    This book evaluates how we experience and understand buildings in different ways depending upon our academic and professional background. With reference to Rem Koolhaas' Seattle Central Library, the book illustrates a range of different methods available through its application to the building. By…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of a Potential Urbanism RPD: Critical encounters between Giorgio Agamben and architecture book cover

    The Ethics of a Potential Urbanism RPD

    Critical encounters between Giorgio Agamben and architecture, 1st Edition

    By Camillo Boano

    The Ethics of a Potential Urbanism explores the possible and potential relevance of Giorgio Agamben’s political thoughts and writings for the theory and the practice of architecture and urban design. It sketches out the potentiality of Agamben’s politics, which can affect change in current…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge

  • Times of Creative Destruction: Shaping Buildings and Cities in the late C20th book cover

    Times of Creative Destruction

    Shaping Buildings and Cities in the late C20th, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Tzonis, Liane Lefaivre

    Times of Creative Destruction is about the years that followed the end of WWII, one of the most seminal and dramatic epochs in human history, during which extraordinary star-buildings were born, cities exploded, and an unprecedented world of a ‘Third Ecology’ emerged. Never before was there such a…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge

  • Visioning Technologies: The Architectures of Sight book cover

    Visioning Technologies

    The Architectures of Sight, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Cairns

    Visioning Technologies brings together a collection of texts from leading theorists to examine how architecture has been, and is, reframed and restructured by the visual and theoretical frameworks introduced by different ‘technologies of sight’ – understood to include orthographic projection,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge

  • Beyond Utopia: Japanese Metabolism Architecture and the Birth of Mythopia book cover

    Beyond Utopia

    Japanese Metabolism Architecture and the Birth of Mythopia, 1st Edition

    By Agnes Nyilas

    Megastructure proposals by the Japanese Metabolism group are commonly identified with the concept of utopia. Beyond this partial understanding, Agnes Nyilas suggests that rather than being merely utopian, the Megastructure of Metabolism represents a uniquely amalgam genre: the myth…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • Integrating Programming, Evaluation and Participation in Design (Routledge Revivals): A Theory Z Approach book cover

    Integrating Programming, Evaluation and Participation in Design (Routledge Revivals)

    A Theory Z Approach, 1st Edition

    By Henry Sanoff

    First published in 1992, this book is about making connections that may lead towards a new professionalism, since the past several decades have given rise mainly to new kinds of specialists in the areas of programming, evaluation, and participation. The implications for such integration are far…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Latin America: Images, Words, Flows and the Built Environment book cover

    Urban Latin America

    Images, Words, Flows and the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bianca Freire-Medeiros, Julia O'Donnell

    Urban Latin America explores the relationship between images, words and the built environment using an engaging variety of methods and sources, with a timely emphasis on comparative studies. The book brings together scholars with various disciplinary backgrounds and theoretical affiliations who…

    Paperback – 2018-05-24
    Routledge
    Architext

  • Museum Thresholds: The Design and Media of Arrival book cover

    Museum Thresholds

    The Design and Media of Arrival, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ross Parry, Ruth Page, Alex Moseley

    Museum Thresholds is a progressive, interdisciplinary volume and the first to explore the importance and potential of entrance spaces for visitor experience. Bringing together an international collection of writers from different disciplines, the chapters in this volume offer different theoretical…

    Hardback – 2018-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Unexpected Affinities: The History of Type in Architectural Project from Laugier to Duchamp book cover

    Unexpected Affinities

    The History of Type in Architectural Project from Laugier to Duchamp, 1st Edition

    By Pablo Meninato

    While the concept of "type" has been present in architectural discourse since its formal introduction at the end of the eighteenth century, its role in the development of architectural projects has not been comprehensively analyzed. This book proposes a reassessment of architectural type throughout…

    Paperback – 2018-05-16
    Routledge

  • Berthold Lubetkin’s Highpoint II and the Jewish Contribution to Modern English Architecture book cover

    Berthold Lubetkin’s Highpoint II and the Jewish Contribution to Modern English Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Deborah Lewittes

    In 1935, the Russian-born Jewish architect Berthold Lubetkin and his firm Tecton designed Highpoint, a block of flats in London, which Le Corbusier called ‘revolutionary’. Three years later, Lubetkin completed a companion design. Yet Highpoint II felt very different, and the sense that the ideals…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Architecture and Social Engagement book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Architecture and Social Engagement

    1st Edition

    Edited by Farhan Karim

    Socially engaged architecture is a broad and emerging architectural genre that promises to redefine architecture from a market-driven profession to a mix of social business, altruism, and activism that intends to eradicate poverty, resolve social exclusion, and construct an egalitarian global…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge

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