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  • Designing the British Post-War Home: Kenneth Wood, 1948-1968 book cover

    Designing the British Post-War Home

    Kenneth Wood, 1948-1968, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Fisher

    In Designing the British Post-War Home Fiona Fisher explores the development of modern domestic architecture in Britain through a detailed study of the work of the successful Surrey-based architectural practice of Kenneth Wood. Wood’s firm is representative of a geographically distinct category of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Courtyard Housing for Health and Happiness: Architectural Multiculturalism in North America book cover

    Courtyard Housing for Health and Happiness

    Architectural Multiculturalism in North America, 1st Edition

    By Donia Zhang

    Health and happiness are fundamental to human quality of life. The United Nations World Happiness Report 2012 reflects a new worldwide call for governments to include happiness as a criterion to their policies. The Healthy Cities or Happy Cities movement has been endorsed by the WHO since 1986, and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • Modern Architecture and its Representation in Colonial Eritrea: An In-visible Colony, 1890-1941 book cover

    Modern Architecture and its Representation in Colonial Eritrea

    An In-visible Colony, 1890-1941, 1st Edition

    By Sean Anderson

    Modern Architecture and its Representation in Colonial Eritrea offers a critical assessment of architecture and urbanism constructed in Eritrea during the Italian colonial period spanning from 1890-1941. Drawing together imperial projects, modernist aesthetics, and fascist motives, the book…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • The Changing Image of Affordable Housing: Design, Gentrification and Community in Canada and Europe book cover

    The Changing Image of Affordable Housing

    Design, Gentrification and Community in Canada and Europe, 1st Edition

    By Ulduz Maschaykh

    Illustrated by a range of case studies of affordable housing options in Canada, this book examines the liveability and affordability of twenty-first-century residential architecture. Focussing on the architects’ and communities’ commitment to these housing programmes, as well as that of the private…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • Occupation: ruin, repudiation, revolution: constructed space conceptualized book cover

    Occupation: ruin, repudiation, revolution

    constructed space conceptualized, 1st Edition

    By Lynn Churchill, Dianne Smith

    Bringing together an international range of contributors from the fields of practice, theory and history, this book takes a fresh look at occupation. It argues that occupation is a prospect that begins with ruin--a residue from the past, an implied or even a resounding presence of something…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • Architectural Projects of Marco Frascari: The Pleasure of a Demonstration book cover

    Architectural Projects of Marco Frascari

    The Pleasure of a Demonstration, 1st Edition

    By Sam Ridgway

    Marco Frascari believed that architects should design thoughtful buildings capable of inspiring their inhabitants to have pleasurable and happy lives. A visionary Italian architect, academic and theorist, Frascari is best-known for his extraordinary texts, which explore the intellectual,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Architecture, Liberty and Civic Order: Architectural Theories from Vitruvius to Jefferson and Beyond book cover

    Architecture, Liberty and Civic Order

    Architectural Theories from Vitruvius to Jefferson and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Carroll William Westfall

    This book brings to light central topics that are neglected in current histories and theories of architecture and urbanism. These include the role of imitation in earlier centuries and its potential role in present practice; the necessary relationship between architecture, urbanism and the rural…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • The Hero Building: An Architecture of Scottish National Identity book cover

    The Hero Building

    An Architecture of Scottish National Identity, 1st Edition

    By Johnny Rodger

    Why was it that, across Scotland over the last two and a half centuries, architectural monuments were raised to national heroes? Were hero buildings commissioned as manifestations of certain social beliefs, or as a built environmental form of social advocacy? And if so, then how and why were social…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • Setting the Scene: Perspectives on Twentieth-Century Theatre Architecture book cover

    Setting the Scene

    Perspectives on Twentieth-Century Theatre Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Alistair Fair

    During the twentieth century, an increasingly diverse range of buildings and spaces was used for theatre. Theatre architecture was re-formed by new approaches to staging and performance, while theatre was often thought to have a reforming role in society. Innovation was accompanied by the revival…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • Pevsner: The BBC Years: Listening to the Visual Arts book cover

    Pevsner: The BBC Years

    Listening to the Visual Arts, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Games

    Pevsner: The BBC Years gives the first full account of Sir Nikolaus Pevsner’s engagement with the BBC at a time when both were the dominant institutions in their own fields -- Pevsner as the most persuasive figure in architecture and art history, the BBC as the country's sole broadcaster. A…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • The City Crown by Bruno Taut book cover

    The City Crown by Bruno Taut

    1st Edition

    By Matthew Mindrup, Ulrike Altenmüller-Lewis

    This book is the first English translation of the German architect Bruno Taut’s early twentieth-century anthology Die Stadtkrone (The City Crown). Written under the influence of World War I, Taut developed The City Crown to promote a utopian urban concept where people would live in a garden city of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • The Meaning of Modern Architecture: Its Inner Necessity and an Empathetic Reading book cover

    The Meaning of Modern Architecture

    Its Inner Necessity and an Empathetic Reading, 1st Edition

    By Hans Rudolf Morgenthaler

    Using empathy, as established by the Vienna School of Art History, complemented by insights on how the mind processes visual stimuli, as demonstrated by late 19th-century psychologists and art theorists, this book puts forward an innovative interpretative method of decoding the forms and spaces of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

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