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  • Taste: A cultural history of the home interior book cover

    Taste

    A cultural history of the home interior, 1st Edition

    By Drew Plunkett

    Democratic in intention and approach, the book will argue that the home interior, as independently created by the ‘amateur’ householder, offers a continuous informal critique of shifting architectural styles (most notably with the advent of Modernism) and the design mainstream. Indeed, it will…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • The Urban Block: A Guide for Urban Designers, Architects and Town Planners book cover

    The Urban Block

    A Guide for Urban Designers, Architects and Town Planners, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Tarbatt, Chloe Street Tarbatt

    The block is no more than the land and building area defined by streets. It is the nature of the interface between the two, which has a critical impact on the quality of the spaces between those buildings. The importance of the block to city life is well rehearsed, and in any case, we seldom find…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Structural Design Against Deflection book cover

    Structural Design Against Deflection

    1st Edition

    By Tianjian Ji

    Deflections tend to have more significance in modern structures, especially those that are either taller, longer or have wider spans than earlier designs. It is also necessary to provide desirable distributions of internal forces in order to achieve effective, efficient and elegant structures. This…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    CRC Press

  • Ethno-Architecture and the Politics of Migration book cover

    Ethno-Architecture and the Politics of Migration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mirjana Lozanovska

    Ethno-Architecture and the Politics of Migration explores the interface between migration and architecture. Cities have been substantially affected by transnational migration but the physical manifestations of migration in architecture – and its effect on streetscape, neighbourhood and city – have…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Architext

  • Blurred Transparencies in Contemporary Glass Architecture: Material, Culture, and Technology book cover

    Blurred Transparencies in Contemporary Glass Architecture

    Material, Culture, and Technology, 1st Edition

    By Aki Ishida

    Blurred Transparencies in Contemporary Glass Architecture brings to light complex readings of transparent glass through close observations of six pivotal works of architecture. Written from the perspectives of a practitioner, the six essays challenge assumptions about fragility and visual…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Medieval Bishops’ Houses in England and Wales book cover

    Medieval Bishops’ Houses in England and Wales

    1st Edition

    By Michael Thompson

    First published in 1998, this book describes the surviving medieval remains there and the far more numerous manor houses and castles owned by the bishops, as well as their London houses. Apart from royal residences these are far the largest group of medieval domestic buildings of a single type…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Apostolic Iconography and Florentine Confraternities in the Age of Reform book cover

    Apostolic Iconography and Florentine Confraternities in the Age of Reform

    1st Edition

    By Douglas N. Dow

    Focusing on artists and architectural complexes which until now have eluded scholarly attention in English-language publications, Apostolic Iconography and Florentine Confraternities in the Age of Reform examines through their art programs three different confraternal organizations in Florence at a…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Vincenzo Scamozzi and the Chorography of Early Modern Architecture book cover

    Vincenzo Scamozzi and the Chorography of Early Modern Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Ann Marie Borys

    The first English-language overview of the contributions to Renaissance architectural culture of northern Italian architect Vincenzo Scamozzi (1548-1616), this book introduces Anglophone architects and historians to a little-known figure from a period that is recognized as one of the most…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Virtual Vernacular book cover

    Virtual Vernacular

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Bonser

    This book will identify the ways architecture can be expected to convey to occupants, audience members, and players. Nonverbal ways to bring history and culture into your fictional world. I plan to help readers find relationships and patterns in visual mediums in an effort to help them build…

    Paperback – 2020-03-27 
    CRC Press

  • Place Meaning and Attachment: Authenticity, Heritage and Preservation book cover

    Place Meaning and Attachment

    Authenticity, Heritage and Preservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dak Kopec, AnnaMarie Bliss

    Revolutions have gripped many countries, leading to the destruction of buildings, places, and artifacts; climate change is threatening the ancestral homes of many, the increasingly uneven distribution of resources has made the poor vulnerable to the coercive efforts by the rich, and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-26 
    Routledge

  • Doors: History, Repair and Conservation book cover

    Doors

    History, Repair and Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Tutton, James W.P. Campbell

    In Doors: History, Repair and Conservation, readers are guided through the function, history, development, care, repair and conservation of doors by chapter authors who are experts in their field. This book offers depth and range of detail from dating and archaeology right through to the surveying,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge

  • How to Thrive at Architecture School: A Student Guide book cover

    How to Thrive at Architecture School

    A Student Guide, 1st Edition

    By Neil Spiller

    Studying architecture is hugely exciting and rewarding. It entails developing design skills, problem-solving abilities and tapping into creativity, as well as acquiring cultural, technical and professional knowledge. This book is the go-to guide for students throughout their architectural education…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    RIBA Publishing

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