Architecture: Products

  • Fate, Glory, and Love in Early Modern Gallery Decoration: Visualizing Supreme Power book cover

    Fate, Glory, and Love in Early Modern Gallery Decoration

    Visualizing Supreme Power, 1st Edition

    By Margaretha Rossholm Lagerlöf

    Analysing the decorative programmes of the most opulent European palaces of the time, Margaretha Rossholm Lagerlöf investigates how meaning was conveyed through display and visual effects. She explores the visual meaning inherent in the scheme of spatial relations; in effects of scale, perspective,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Creative Economies in Post-Industrial Cities: Manufacturing a (Different) Scene book cover

    Creative Economies in Post-Industrial Cities

    Manufacturing a (Different) Scene, 1st Edition

    Edited by Myrna Margulies Breitbart

    There has been much written on the new creative economy, but most work focuses on the so-called 'creative class,' with lifestyle preferences that favor trendy new restaurants, mountain biking, and late night clubbing. This 'creative class,' flagship cultural destinations, and other forms of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Architectural Heritage Revisited: A Holistic Engagement of its Tangible and Intangible Constituents book cover

    Architectural Heritage Revisited

    A Holistic Engagement of its Tangible and Intangible Constituents, 1st Edition

    By Ilan Vit-Suzan

    By improving our understanding of how the tangible and intangible dimensions of heritage are correlated, we could develop a relationship with heritage that goes beyond the mere act of conservation. This book argues that we need to recognize the historic monument as a tangible aspect of a holistic…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • The Geographical Unconscious book cover

    The Geographical Unconscious

    1st Edition

    By Argyro Loukaki

    This ambitious and innovative volume stretches over time and space, over the history of modernity in relation to antiquity, between East and West, to offer insights into what the author terms the 'geographical unconscious.' She argues that, by tapping into this, we can contribute towards the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • The Paradoxes of Planning: A Psycho-Analytical Perspective book cover

    The Paradoxes of Planning

    A Psycho-Analytical Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Sara Westin

    Why is it that modern architects and planners - these benevolent and socially visionary experts - have created environments that can make one feel so uneasy? Using a philosophical and psycho-analytical approach, this book critically examines expert knowledge within architecture and urban planning.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Building Walls and Dissolving Borders: The Challenges of Alterity, Community and Securitizing Space book cover

    Building Walls and Dissolving Borders

    The Challenges of Alterity, Community and Securitizing Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Max O. Stephenson

    Walls play multiple social, political, economic and cultural roles and are linked to the fundamental question of how human beings live together. Globalization and urbanization have created high population density, rapid migration, growing poverty, income inequality and frequent discontent and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Contested Spaces: Abortion Clinics, Women's Shelters and Hospitals: Politicizing the Female Body book cover

    Contested Spaces: Abortion Clinics, Women's Shelters and Hospitals

    Politicizing the Female Body, 1st Edition

    By Lori A. Brown

    In this book, Lori Brown examines the relationship between space, defined physically, legally and legislatively, and how these factors directly impact the spaces of abortion. It analyzes how various political entities shape the physical landscapes of inclusion and exclusion to reproductive…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Building Ruskin's Italy: Watching Architecture book cover

    Building Ruskin's Italy

    Watching Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Kite

    Based on extensive fieldwork, and research into John Ruskin's still little-interpreted archival material, notebooks and drawings (in the Ruskin Library, Lancaster University, UK and elsewhere), Stephen Kite offers an unprecedented account of the evolution of Ruskin's architectural thinking and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • The Right to Landscape: Contesting Landscape and Human Rights book cover

    The Right to Landscape

    Contesting Landscape and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    By Jala Makhzoumi

    Edited by Shelley Egoz

    Associating social justice with landscape is not new, yet the twenty-first century's heightened threats to landscape and their impact on both human and, more generally, nature's habitats necessitate novel intellectual tools to address such challenges. This book offers that innovative critical…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Living Ruins, Value Conflicts book cover

    Living Ruins, Value Conflicts

    1st Edition

    By Argyro Loukaki

    Using monuments and ruins by way of illustration, this fascinating book examines the symbolic, ideological, geographical and aesthetic importance of Greek classical iconography for the Western world. It examines how classical Greek monuments are simultaneously perceived as sublime national symbols…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Modernist Semis and Terraces in England book cover

    Modernist Semis and Terraces in England

    1st Edition

    By Finn Jensen

    Between the two World Wars, there was an unprecedented need for new houses in Britain which resulted in a building boom. While only a small percentage of this building took the form of Modernism, there was still a significant number of semis and terraces built for the workers and middle-class…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Renewing our Libraries: Case Studies in Re-planning and Refurbishment book cover

    Renewing our Libraries

    Case Studies in Re-planning and Refurbishment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Dewe

    With the wish to heighten their profile, modernize their environment and increase use, libraries in the UK have refurbished and, where necessary and possible, extended their existing buildings. Although much has been achieved in this regard across the UK, more continues and needs to be accomplished…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

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