Architecture: Theory of Architecture

  • Architecture and Sacrament: A Critical Theory book cover

    Architecture and Sacrament

    A Critical Theory, 1st Edition

    By David Wang

    David Wang’s Architecture and Sacrament considers architectural theory from a Christian theological perspective, specifically, the analogy of being (analogia entis). The book tracks social and cultural reasons why the theological literature tends to be separate from contemporary architecture theory…

    Paperback – 2020-04-07 
    Routledge

  • Place Meaning and Attachment: Authenticity, Heritage and Preservation book cover

    Place Meaning and Attachment

    Authenticity, Heritage and Preservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dak Kopec, AnnaMarie Bliss

    Revolutions have gripped many countries leading to the destruction of buildings, places, and artifacts; climate change is threatening the ancestral homes for many, the growing uneven distribution of resources has made the poor vulnerable to the coercive efforts by the rich, and social uncertainty…

    Paperback – 2020-04-07 
    Routledge

  • Blurred Transparencies in Contemporary Glass Architecture: Material, Culture, and Technology book cover

    Blurred Transparencies in Contemporary Glass Architecture

    Material, Culture, and Technology, 1st Edition

    By Aki Ishida

    Blurred Transparencies in Contemporary Glass Architecture brings to light complex readings of transparent glass through close observations of six pivotal works of architecture. Written from the perspectives of a practitioner, the six essays challenge assumptions about fragility and visual…

    Paperback – 2020-04-06 
    Routledge

  • Iteration: Episodes in the Mediation of Art and Architecture book cover

    Iteration

    Episodes in the Mediation of Art and Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robin Schuldenfrei

    This edited volume considers the ways in which multiple stages, phases, or periods in an artistic or design process have served to arrive at the final artifact, with a focus on the meaning and use of the iteration. To contextualize iteration within artistic and architectural production, this…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15 
    Routledge

  • Designing Post-Virtual Architectures: Wicked Tactics and World-Building book cover

    Designing Post-Virtual Architectures

    Wicked Tactics and World-Building, 1st Edition

    By Heather Renée Barker

    Designing Post-Virtual Architectures: Wicked Tactics and World-Building explores, describes, and demonstrates theories and strategies for design in a post-virtual world. This book reveals affinities among social, mathematical, philosophical, and language expressions integrated into a theoretical…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge

  • Living Architecture, Living Cities: Soul-Nourishing Sustainability book cover

    Living Architecture, Living Cities

    Soul-Nourishing Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Day, Julie Gwilliam

    It’s widely accepted that our environment is in crisis. Less widely recognized is that three quarters of environmental damage is due to cities – the places where most of us live. As this powerful new book elucidates, global sustainability is therefore directly dependent on urban design. In Living…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Spatial Practices: Modes of Action and Engagement with the City book cover

    Spatial Practices

    Modes of Action and Engagement with the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Dodd

    This book explores ‘spatial practices’, a loose and expandable set of approaches that embrace the political and the activist, the performative and the curatorial, the architectural and the urban. Acting upon and engaging with the public realm, the field of spatial practices allows people to…

    Paperback – 2019-11-21 
    Routledge

  • Architecture and the Smart City book cover

    Architecture and the Smart City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sergio M. Figueiredo, Sukanya Krishnamurthy, Torsten Schroeder

    Increasingly the world around us is becoming ‘smart.’ From smart meters to smart production, from smart surfaces to smart grids, from smart phones to smart citizens. ‘Smart’ has become the catch-all term to indicate the advent of a charged technological shift that has been propelled by the promise…

    Paperback – 2019-11-06
    Routledge
    Critiques

  • Architecture and Health: Guiding Principles for Practice book cover

    Architecture and Health

    Guiding Principles for Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dina Battisto, Jacob J. Wilhelm

    Architecture and Health recognizes the built environment and health as inextricable encouraging a new mind-set for the profession. Over 40 international award-winning projects are included to explore innovative design principles linked to health outcomes. The book is organized into three…

    Paperback – 2019-10-24
    Routledge

  • Digital Monuments: The Dreams and Abuses of Iconic Architecture book cover

    Digital Monuments

    The Dreams and Abuses of Iconic Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Simone Brott

    Digital Monuments radically explodes "iconic architecture" of the new millennium and its hijacking of the public imagination via the digital image. Hallucinatory constructions such as Rem Koolhaas’s CCTV headquarters in Beijing, Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao and Zaha Hadid’s Performing…

    Paperback – 2019-10-04
    Routledge

  • Suffragette City: Women, Politics, and the Built Environment book cover

    Suffragette City

    Women, Politics, and the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Darling, Nathaniel Robert Walker

    Suffragette City brings together a collection of illustrated essays dedicated to exploring and analysing cases in which women have resourcefully leveraged or defied the politics of gender to form and reform architecture and urbanism. Throughout much of modern history, women have been assigned to…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • The Ideal of Total Environmental Control: Knud Lönberg-Holm, Buckminster Fuller, and the SSA book cover

    The Ideal of Total Environmental Control

    Knud Lönberg-Holm, Buckminster Fuller, and the SSA, 1st Edition

    By Suzanne Strum

    This book traces the ideal of total environmental control through the intellectual and geographic journey of Knud Lönberg- Holm, a forgotten Danish architect who promoted a unique systemic, cybernetic, and ecological vision of architecture in the 1930s. A pioneering figure of the new objectivity…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

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