Architecture: Theory of Architecture

  • Frank Lloyd Wright : The Early Years : Progressivism : Aesthetics : Cities book cover

    Frank Lloyd Wright : The Early Years : Progressivism : Aesthetics : Cities

    1st Edition

    By Donald Leslie Johnson

    Frank Lloyd Wright : The Early Years : Progressivism : Aesthetics : Cities examines Wright's belief that all aspects of human life must embrace and celebrate an aesthetic experience that would thereby lead to necessary social reforms. Inherent in the theory was a belief that reform of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge

  • Graffiti and Street Art: Reading, Writing and Representing the City book cover

    Graffiti and Street Art

    Reading, Writing and Representing the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Konstantinos Avramidis, Myrto Tsilimpounidi

    Graffiti and street art images are ubiquitous, and they enjoy a very special place in collective imaginary due to their ambiguous nature. Sometimes enigmatic in meaning, often stylistically crude and aesthetically aggressive, yet always visually arresting, they fill our field of vision with texts…

    Paperback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge

  • Robin Boyd: Spatial Continuity book cover

    Robin Boyd: Spatial Continuity

    1st Edition

    By Mauro Baracco, Louise Wright

    Australian architect Robin Boyd (1919–1971) advocated tirelessly for the voice of Australian architects so that there could be an architecture that might speak to Australian conditions and sensibilities.His legacy continues in the work of contemporary Australian architects yet also prompts a way…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Life Takes Place: Phenomenology, Lifeworlds, and Place Making book cover

    Life Takes Place

    Phenomenology, Lifeworlds, and Place Making, 1st Edition

    By David Seamon

    Life Takes Place argues that, even in our mobile, hypermodern world, human life is impossible without place. Seamon asks the question: why does life take place? He draws on examples of specific places and place experiences to understand place more broadly. Advocating for a holistic way of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • Home and Community: Lessons from a Modernist Housing Scheme book cover

    Home and Community

    Lessons from a Modernist Housing Scheme, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Costa Santos, Nadia Bertolino, Stephen Hicks, Camilla Lewis, Vanessa May

    Examining the relationships between architecture, home and community in the Claremont Court housing scheme in Edinburgh, Home and Community provides a novel perspective on the enabling potential of architecture that encompasses physical, spatial, relational and  temporal phenomena. Based on…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • Architectural Science and the Sun: The poetics and pragmatics of solar design book cover

    Architectural Science and the Sun

    The poetics and pragmatics of solar design, 1st Edition

    By Dason Whitsett, Matt Fajkus

    Architectural Science and the Sun synthesizes physics, climate, program, and perception to provide a foundation in the principles of architectural science related to the sun: solar geometry, solar analysis and design techniques, passive design principles, and daylighting. Part analytical handbook,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-23
    Routledge

  • Binding Space: The Book as Spatial Practice book cover

    Binding Space: The Book as Spatial Practice

    1st Edition

    By Marian Macken

    Books orient, intrigue, provoke and direct the reader while editing, interpreting, encapsulating, constructing and revealing architectural representation. Binding Space: The Book as Spatial Practice explores the role of the book form within the realm of architectural representation. It proposes the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge
    Design Research in Architecture

  • Routledge Revivals: The Design Professions and the Built Environment (1988) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Design Professions and the Built Environment (1988)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul L Knox

    First published in 1988, this book argues that discussions of urban development often neglect to consider that much of the urban environment is designed by architects and planners, and that the particular world-view of architects and planners is crucial for the way proposals are taken up, modified…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Melancholy and the Landscape: Locating Sadness, Memory and Reflection in the Landscape book cover

    Melancholy and the Landscape

    Locating Sadness, Memory and Reflection in the Landscape, 1st Edition

    By Jacky Bowring

    Written as an advocacy of melancholy’s value as part of landscape experience, this book situates the concept within landscape’s aesthetic traditions, and reveals how it is a critical part of ethics and empathy. With a history that extends back to ancient times, melancholy has hovered at the edges…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Healing Spaces, Modern Architecture, and the Body book cover

    Healing Spaces, Modern Architecture, and the Body

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Schrank, Didem Ekici

    Healing Spaces, Modern Architecture, and the Body brings together cutting-edge scholarship examining the myriad ways that architects, urban planners, medical practitioners, and everyday people have applied modern ideas about health and the body to the spaces in which they live, work, and heal. The…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • The Social Fabric of Cities book cover

    The Social Fabric of Cities

    1st Edition

    By Vinicius M Netto

    Bringing together ideas from the fields of sociology, economics, human geography, ethics, political and communications theory, this book deals with some key subjects in urban design: the multidimensional effects of the spatial form of cities, ways of appropriating urban space, and the different…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Women Architects in India: Histories of Practice in Mumbai and Delhi book cover

    Women Architects in India

    Histories of Practice in Mumbai and Delhi, 1st Edition

    By Mary N. Woods

    As the first inclusive study of how women have shaped the modern Indian built environment from the independence struggle until today, this book reveals a history that is largely unknown, not only in the West, but also in India. Educated in the 1930s and 1940s, the very first women architects…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

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