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  • Designing Sustainable Cities in the Developing World book cover

    Designing Sustainable Cities in the Developing World

    1st Edition

    By Georgia Butina Watson

    Edited by Roger Zetter

    Can conservation of the built heritage be reconciled with the speed of urban change in cities of the developing world? What are the tools of sustainable design and how can communities participate in the design of the environments in which they live and work? These are some of the questions…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06

  • Pantheons: Transformations of a Monumental Idea book cover


    Transformations of a Monumental Idea, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Wrigley, Matthew Craske

    The institution of the pantheon has come a long way from its classical origins. Invented to describe a temple dedicated to many deities, the term later became so far removed from its original meaning, that by the twentieth century, it has been able to exist independently of any architectural and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Subject/Object: New Studies in Sculpture

  • Reassessing Nikolaus Pevsner book cover

    Reassessing Nikolaus Pevsner

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Draper

    Nikolaus Pevsner was one of the most important and influential art historians of the twentieth century. He opened up new areas of enquiry in the history of art, revolutionising architectural studies in England and playing a key role in establishing the discipline of design history. Through his…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    British Art and Visual Culture since 1750 New Readings

  • Villard's Legacy: Studies in Medieval Technology, Science and Art in Memory of Jean Gimpel book cover

    Villard's Legacy

    Studies in Medieval Technology, Science and Art in Memory of Jean Gimpel, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marie-Thérèse Zenner

    Villard's Legacy is in memory of the celebrated iconoclastic historian, Jean Gimpel, and represents a fundamental contribution to the new AVISTA series with Ashgate Publishing. AVISTA was the brainchild of Gimpel, a genius at making the right people meet to advance knowledge through a confluence…

    Paperback – 2017-03-03
    AVISTA Studies in the History of Medieval Technology, Science and Art

  • Modernism and the Mediterranean: The Maeght Foundation book cover

    Modernism and the Mediterranean

    The Maeght Foundation, 1st Edition

    By Jan K. Birksted

    Situated in a Mediterranean landscape, the Maeght Foundation is a unique Modernist museum, product of an extraordinary collaboration between the architect, José Luis Sert, and the artists whose work was to be displayed there. The architecture, garden design and art offer a rare opportunity to see…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Histories of Vision

  • Constructing a Sense of Place: Architecture and the Zionist Discourse book cover

    Constructing a Sense of Place

    Architecture and the Zionist Discourse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Haim Yacobi

    While it is widely recognized that architects and their architecture play a key role in constructing a sense of place, the inherent nexus between an architectural ideology and the production of national space and place has so far been neglected. Focusing on the Zionist ideology, this book brings…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Design and the Built Environment

  • Memories of Cities: Trips and Manifestoes book cover

    Memories of Cities

    Trips and Manifestoes, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Charley

    Memories of Cities is a collection of essays that explore different ways of writing about the political and economic history of the built environment. Drawing upon fiction and non-fiction, and illustrated by original photographs, the essays employ a variety of narrative forms including memoirs,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27

  • Planning Public Library Buildings: Concepts and Issues for the Librarian book cover

    Planning Public Library Buildings

    Concepts and Issues for the Librarian, 1st Edition

    By Michael Dewe

    Planning a new or refurbished public library means considering not only facilities for collections, services, staff and users, but examining also the local context, reviewing the library image, and developing relationships with other community facilities and agencies. This book examines the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27

  • Cosmo Innes and the Defence of Scotland's Past c. 1825-1875 book cover

    Cosmo Innes and the Defence of Scotland's Past c. 1825-1875

    1st Edition

    By Richard A. Marsden

    Today, Scotland's history is frequently associated with the clarion call of political nationalism. However, in the nineteenth century the influence of history on Scottish national identity was far more ambiguous. How, then, did ideas about the past shape Scottish identity in a period when union…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07

  • No Matter: Theories and Practices of the Ephemeral in Architecture book cover

    No Matter: Theories and Practices of the Ephemeral in Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Anastasia Karandinou

    How do digital media (mobile phones, GPS, iPods, portable computers, internet, virtual realities, etc.) affect the way we perceive, inhabit and design space? Why do architects traditionally design, draw and map the visual, as opposed to other types of sensations of space (the sound, the smell, the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-22
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Ornament and Order: Graffiti, Street Art and the Parergon book cover

    Ornament and Order

    Graffiti, Street Art and the Parergon, 1st Edition

    By Rafael Schacter

    Over the last forty years, graffiti and street-art have become a global phenomenon within the visual arts. Whilst they have increasingly been taken seriously by the art establishment (or perhaps the art market), their academic and popular examination still remains within old debates which argue…

    Paperback – 2016-12-22

  • A City's Architecture: Aberdeen as 'Designed City' book cover

    A City's Architecture

    Aberdeen as 'Designed City', 1st Edition

    By William Alvis Brogden

    When considering the successful design of cities, the focus tends to be on famous examples such as Paris or Rome, with equally successful but smaller and more remote examples being ignored. In addition, the more diffuse patterns of settlement of the north and western parts of Europe are hardly…

    Paperback – 2016-12-22
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

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