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  • Healing Spaces, Modern Architecture, and the Body book cover

    Healing Spaces, Modern Architecture, and the Body

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Schrank, Didem Ekici

    Healing Spaces, Modern Architecture, and the Body brings together cutting-edge scholarship examining the myriad ways that architects, urban planners, medical practitioners, and everyday people have applied modern ideas about health and the body to the spaces in which they live, work, and heal. The…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • The Social Fabric of Cities book cover

    The Social Fabric of Cities

    1st Edition

    By Vinicius M Netto

    Bringing together ideas from the fields of sociology, economics, human geography, ethics, political and communications theory, this book deals with some key subjects in urban design: the multidimensional effects of the spatial form of cities, ways of appropriating urban space, and the different…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Women Architects in India: Histories of Practice in Mumbai and Delhi book cover

    Women Architects in India

    Histories of Practice in Mumbai and Delhi, 1st Edition

    By Mary N. Woods

    As the first inclusive study of how women have shaped the modern Indian built environment from the independence struggle until today, this book reveals a history that is largely unknown, not only in the West, but also in India. Educated in the 1930s and 1940s, the very first women architects…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Film, Architecture and Spatial Imagination book cover

    Film, Architecture and Spatial Imagination

    1st Edition

    By Renée Tobe

    Films use architecture as visual shorthand to tell viewers everything they need to know about the characters in a short amount of time. Illustrated by a diverse range of films from different eras and cultures, this book investigates the reciprocity between film and architecture. Using a…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Serene Urbanism: A biophilic theory and practice of sustainable placemaking book cover

    Serene Urbanism

    A biophilic theory and practice of sustainable placemaking, 1st Edition

    By Phillip James Tabb

    Serenity is becoming alarmingly absent from our daily existence, especially within the urban context. Time is dense and space is tumultuous. The idea of the serene has gained currency in postmodern discussions, and when combined with urbanism conjures questions, even contradictions, as the two…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Reflections on Architecture, Society and Politics: Social and Cultural Tectonics in the 21st Century book cover

    Reflections on Architecture, Society and Politics

    Social and Cultural Tectonics in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Graham Cairns

    Reflections on Architecture, Society and Politics brings together a series of thirteen interview-articles by Graham Cairns in collaboration with some of the most prominent polemic thinkers and critical practitioners from the fields of architecture and the social sciences, including Noam…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Unfinished Places: The Politics of (Re)making Cairo’s Old Quarters book cover

    Unfinished Places: The Politics of (Re)making Cairo’s Old Quarters

    1st Edition

    By Gehan Selim

    The Emerging Politics of (Re) making Cairo's Old Quarters examines postcolonial planning practices that aimed to modernise Cairo’s urban spaces. The author examines the expanding field of postcolonial urbanism by linking the state’s political ideologies and systems of governance with methods of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge

  • The Islamic Villa in Early Medieval Iberia: Architecture and Court Culture in Umayyad Córdoba book cover

    The Islamic Villa in Early Medieval Iberia

    Architecture and Court Culture in Umayyad Córdoba, 1st Edition

    By Glaire D. Anderson

    Exploring the aristocratic villas and court culture of Córdoba, during its 'golden age' under the reign of the Umayyad dynasty (r. 756-1031 AD), this study illuminates a key facet of the secular architecture of the court and its relationship to the well-known Umayyad luxury arts. Based on textual…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08
    Routledge

  • Architecture as Cultural and Political Discourse: Case studies of conceptual norms and aesthetic practices book cover

    Architecture as Cultural and Political Discourse

    Case studies of conceptual norms and aesthetic practices, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Grinceri

    This book is concerned with cultural and political discourses that affect the production of architecture. It examines how these discursive mechanisms and technologies combine to normalise and aestheticise everyday practices. It queries the means by which buildings are appropriated to give shape and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Algarve Building: Modernism, Regionalism and Architecture in the South of Portugal, 1925-1965 book cover

    Algarve Building

    Modernism, Regionalism and Architecture in the South of Portugal, 1925-1965, 1st Edition

    By Ricardo Agarez

    Foreword by Adrian Forty. The Algarve is not only Portugal’s foremost tourism region. Uniquely Mediterranean in an Atlantic country, its building customs have long been markers of historical and cultural specificity, attracting both picturesque driven conservatives and modernists seeking their…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Function and Fantasy: Iron Architecture in the Long Nineteenth Century book cover

    Function and Fantasy: Iron Architecture in the Long Nineteenth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Dobraszczyk, Peter Sealy

    The introduction of iron – and later steel – construction and decoration transformed architecture in the nineteenth century. While the structural employment of iron has been a frequent subject of study, this book re-directs scholarly scrutiny on its place in the aesthetics of architecture in the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Ideological Equals: Women Architects in Socialist Europe 1945-1989 book cover

    Ideological Equals

    Women Architects in Socialist Europe 1945-1989, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Pepchinski, Mariann Simon

    Ideological Equals: Women Architects in Socialist Europe 1945-1989 presents an alternative narrative of women in architecture. A topic often considered from the perspective of difference, this edited collection conversely focuses on the woman architect in a position of equality with their male…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

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