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  • Renaissance Porticoes and Painted Pergolas: Nature and Culture in Early Modern Italy book cover

    Renaissance Porticoes and Painted Pergolas

    Nature and Culture in Early Modern Italy, 1st Edition

    By Natsumi Nonaka

    This book is the first study of the portico and its decorative program as a cultural phenomenon in Renaissance Italy. Focusing on a largely neglected group of porticoes decorated with painted pergolas that appeared in Rome and environs in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, it tells the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Product Design book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Product Design

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Chapman

    As a cultivated form of invention, product design is a deeply human phenomenon that enables us to shape, modify and alter the world around us – for better or worse. The recent emergence of the sustainability imperative in product design compels us to recalibrate the parameters of good design in an…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Provisional Cities: Cautionary Tales for the Anthropocene book cover

    Provisional Cities

    Cautionary Tales for the Anthropocene, 1st Edition

    By Renata Tyszczuk

    This book considers the provisional nature of cities in relation to the Anthropocene – the proposed geological epoch of human-induced changes to the Earth system. It charts an environmental history of curfews, admonitions and alarms about dwelling on Earth. ‘Provisional cities’ are explored as…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Elementary Structural Analysis and Design of Buildings: A Guide for Practicing Engineers and Students book cover

    Elementary Structural Analysis and Design of Buildings

    A Guide for Practicing Engineers and Students, 1st Edition

    By Dominick R. Pilla

    This overview of the analysis and design of buildings runs from basic principles and elementary structural analysis to the selection of structural systems and materials, and on to foundations and retaining structures. It presents a variety of approaches and methodologies while featuring…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28
    CRC Press

  • Towards a Public Space: Le Corbusier and the Greco-Latin Tradition in the Modern City book cover

    Towards a Public Space

    Le Corbusier and the Greco-Latin Tradition in the Modern City, 1st Edition

    By Marta Sequeira

    Le Corbusier is well-known for his architectural accomplishments, which have been extensively discussed in literature. Towards a Public Space instead offers a unique analysis of Le Corbusier’s contributions to urban planning. The public spaces in Le Corbusier’s plans are usually considered to break…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Participatory Culture and the Social Value of an Architectural Icon: Sydney Opera House book cover

    Participatory Culture and the Social Value of an Architectural Icon: Sydney Opera House

    1st Edition

    By Cristina Garduno Freeman

    This book develops new and innovative methods for understanding the cultural significance of places such as the World Heritage listed Sydney Opera House. By connecting participatory media, visual culture and social value, Cristina Garduño Freeman contributes to a fast-growing body of scholarship on…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Aural Architecture in Byzantium: Music, Acoustics, and Ritual book cover

    Aural Architecture in Byzantium: Music, Acoustics, and Ritual

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bissera Pentcheva

    Emerging from the challenge to reconstruct sonic and spatial experiences of the deep past, this multidisciplinary collection of ten essays explores the intersection of liturgy, acoustics, and art in the churches of Constantinople, Jerusalem, Rome and Armenia, and reflects on the role digital…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge

  • The Virtual and the Real in Planning and Urban Design: Perspectives, Practices and Applications book cover

    The Virtual and the Real in Planning and Urban Design

    Perspectives, Practices and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Yamu, Alenka Poplin, Oswald Devisch, Gert De Roo

    The Virtual and the Real in Planning and Urban Design: Perspectives, Practices and Applications explores the merging relationship between physical and virtual spaces in planning and urban design. Technological advances such as smart sensors, interactive screens, locative media and evolving…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Modern Architecture and the End of Empire book cover

    Modern Architecture and the End of Empire

    1st Edition

    By Mark Crinson

    This title was first published in 2003:  Modernist architecture claimed to be the 'international style' but the relationship between modernism and the new dispositions of nations and nationalities which have succeeded the old European empires remains obscure. In this, the first book to examine…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Occidentalist Perceptions of European Architecture in Nineteenth-Century Persian Travel Diaries: Travels in Farangi Space book cover

    Occidentalist Perceptions of European Architecture in Nineteenth-Century Persian Travel Diaries

    Travels in Farangi Space, 1st Edition

    By Vahid Vahdat

    In the midst of Europe’s nineteenth-century industrial revolution, four men embarked on separate journeys to the wondrous Farangestan – a land of fascinating objects, mysterious technologies, heavenly women, and magical spaces. Determined to learn the secret of Farangestan’s advancements, the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Whose Tradition?: Discourses on the Built Environment book cover

    Whose Tradition?

    Discourses on the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nezar AlSayyad, Mark Gillem, David Moffat

    In seeking to answer the question Whose Tradition? this book pursues four themes: Place: Whose Nation, Whose City?; People: Whose Indigeneity?; Colonialism: Whose Architecture?; and Time: Whose Identity?Following Nezar AlSayyad’s Prologue, contributors addressing the first theme take examples from…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Tokyo Roji: The Diversity and Versatility of Alleys in a City in Transition book cover

    Tokyo Roji

    The Diversity and Versatility of Alleys in a City in Transition, 1st Edition

    By Heide Imai

    The Japanese urban alleyway, which was once part of people’s personal spatial sphere and everyday life has been transformed by diverse and competing interests. Marginalised through the emergence of new forms of housing and public spaces, re-appropriated by different fields, and re-invented by the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

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