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  • Through the Healing Glass: Shaping the Modern Body through Glass Architecture, 1925-35 book cover

    Through the Healing Glass

    Shaping the Modern Body through Glass Architecture, 1925-35, 1st Edition

    By John Stanislav Sadar

    In the mid-1920s a physiologist, a glass chemist, and a zoo embarked on a project which promised to turn buildings into medical instruments. The advanced chemistry of "Vita" Glass mobilised theories of light and medicine, health practices and glassmaking technology to compress an entire epoch’s…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Transcultural Architecture: The Limits and Opportunities of Critical Regionalism book cover

    Transcultural Architecture

    The Limits and Opportunities of Critical Regionalism, 1st Edition

    By Thorsten Botz-Bornstein

    Critical Regionalism is a notion which gained popularity in architectural debate as a synthesis of universal, 'modern' elements and individualistic elements derived from local cultures. This book shifts the focus from Critical Regionalism towards a broader concept of 'Transcultural Architecture'…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Spatial Design Education: New Directions for Pedagogy in Architecture and Beyond book cover

    Spatial Design Education

    New Directions for Pedagogy in Architecture and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Ashraf M. Salama

    Design education in architecture and allied disciplines is the cornerstone of design professions that contribute to shaping the built environment of the future. In this book, design education is dealt with as a paradigm whose evolutionary processes, underpinning theories, contents, methods, tools,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • The Material Imagination: Reveries on Architecture and Matter book cover

    The Material Imagination

    Reveries on Architecture and Matter, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Mindrup

    In recent years architectural discourse has witnessed a renewed interest in materiality under the guise of such familiar tropes as 'material honesty,' 'form finding,' or 'digital materiality.' Motivated in part by the development of new materials and an increasing integration of designers in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Actor Networks of Planning: Exploring the Influence of Actor Network Theory book cover

    Actor Networks of Planning

    Exploring the Influence of Actor Network Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yvonne Rydin, Laura Tate

    Planning is centrally focused on places which are significant to people, including both the built and natural environments. In making changes to these places, planning outcomes inevitably benefit some and disadvantage others. It is perhaps surprising that Actor Network Theory (ANT) has only…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Reading the Reverse Façade of Reims Cathedral: Royalty and Ritual in Thirteenth-Century France book cover

    Reading the Reverse Façade of Reims Cathedral

    Royalty and Ritual in Thirteenth-Century France, 1st Edition

    By Donna L. Sadler

    Though long recognized as one of the most beautiful works from the second half of the thirteenth century, the magnificent sculptural program of the reverse façade at Reims Cathedral has received little in the way of scholarly attention. Interpreting the iconography in the light of Latin texts…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge

  • Pietro Porcinai and the Landscape of Modern Italy book cover

    Pietro Porcinai and the Landscape of Modern Italy

    1st Edition

    By Marc Treib, Luigi Latini

    Born in Florence in 1910, Pietro Porcinai grew up on the classic grounds of the Villa Gamberaia in Settignano where his father served as head gardener. Although he studied agriculture in college, Porcinai’s true interest lay in the landscape architecture practice he founded in 1938. Early projects…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge

  • The Practice Turn in Architecture: Brussels after 1968 book cover

    The Practice Turn in Architecture: Brussels after 1968

    1st Edition

    By Isabelle Doucet

    What makes a city? What makes architecture? And, what is to be included in the discussions of architecture and the city? Attempting to answer such ambitious questions, this book starts from a city’s specificity and complexity. In response to recent debates in architectural theory around the agency…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Geometry and Atmosphere: Theatre Buildings from Vision to Reality book cover

    Geometry and Atmosphere

    Theatre Buildings from Vision to Reality, 1st Edition

    By C. Alan Short, Peter Barrett, Alistair Fair, Monty Sutrisna

    Drawing on detailed design, construction and financial histories of six prominent Performing Arts buildings with budgets ranging from £3.4 million to over £100 million, Geometry and Atmosphere presents unique and valuable insights into the complex process of building for the arts. Each theatre…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13
    Routledge

  • Paolo de Matteis: Neapolitan Painting and Cultural History in Baroque Europe book cover

    Paolo de Matteis

    Neapolitan Painting and Cultural History in Baroque Europe, 1st Edition

    By Livio Pestilli

    This volume represents a long overdue reassessment of the Neapolitan painter Paolo de Matteis, an artist largely overlooked in English language scholarly publications, but one who merits our attention for the quality of his work and the originality of its iconography, as well as for his remarkable…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28
    Routledge

  • Architecture and the Unconscious book cover

    Architecture and the Unconscious

    1st Edition

    By John Shannon Hendrix, Lorens Eyan Holm

    There are a number of recent texts that draw on psychoanalytic theory as an interpretative approach for understanding architecture, or that use the formal and social logics of architecture for understanding the psyche. But there remains work to be done in bringing what largely amounts to a series…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28
    Routledge

  • Energy Efficiency in Housing Management: Policies and Practice in Eleven Countries book cover

    Energy Efficiency in Housing Management

    Policies and Practice in Eleven Countries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nico Nieboer, Sasha Tsenkova, Vincent Gruis, Anke van Hal

    The embedding of energy efficiency in the management of individual housing organisations is crucial for the realization of current ambitious energy efficiency policies. This issue is examined for the first time in this book through an analysis of selected case studies in new ‘green’ buildings, as…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

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