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  • Water Histories of South Asia: The Materiality of Liquescence book cover

    Water Histories of South Asia

    The Materiality of Liquescence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sugata Ray, Venugopal Maddipati

    This book surveys the intersections between water systems and the phenomenology of visual cultures in early modern, colonial, and contemporary South Asia. Bringing together contributions by eminent artists, architects, curators, and scholars who explore the connections between the environmental and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge India
    Visual and Media Histories

  • Architecture of Defeat book cover

    Architecture of Defeat

    1st Edition

    By Kengo Kuma

    Kengo Kuma, one of Japan’s leading architects, has been combining professional practice and academia for most of his career. In addition to creating many internationally-recognized buildings all over the world, he has written extensively about the history and theory of architecture. Like his built…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Temporary Cities: Resisting Transience in Arabia book cover

    Temporary Cities

    Resisting Transience in Arabia, 1st Edition

    By Yasser Elsheshtawy

    Are Arab Gulf cities, the likes of Dubai, Abu Dhabi or Doha, on their way to extinction? Is their fate obsolescence? Or, are they the model for our urban future? Can a city whose very existence is predicated on an imported labour force who build and operate these gleaming urban centres remain a…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Architectural Rhetoric and the Iconography of Authority in Colonial Mexico: The Casa de Montejo book cover

    Architectural Rhetoric and the Iconography of Authority in Colonial Mexico

    The Casa de Montejo, 1st Edition

    By C. Cody Barteet

    This book investigates the role of the architectural façade as an indicator of individual and communal cultural identities, focusing on a residence of a conquistador rather than religious and monarchial structures. Cody Barteet analyzes the Casa de Montejo within the visual culture that it belongs,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • By-Right, By-Design: Housing Development versus Housing Design in Los Angeles book cover

    By-Right, By-Design

    Housing Development versus Housing Design in Los Angeles, 1st Edition

    By Liz Falletta

    Housing is an essential, but complex, product. So complex that professionals involved in its production, namely architects, real estate developers and urban planners, have difficulty agreeing on "good" housing outcomes. Less-than-optimal solutions that have resulted from a too narrow focus on one…

    Hardback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Structure for Architects: A Case Study in Steel, Wood, and Reinforced Concrete book cover

    Structure for Architects

    A Case Study in Steel, Wood, and Reinforced Concrete, 1st Edition

    By Ashwani Bedi, Ramsey Dabby

    Structure for Architects: A Case Study in Steel, Wood, and Reinforced Concrete Design is a sequel to the authors’ first text, Structure for Architects: A Primer emphasizing the conceptual understanding of structural design in simple language and terms. This book focuses on structural principles…

    Paperback – 2019-06-13 
    Routledge

  • Solving Critical Design Problems: Theory and Practice book cover

    Solving Critical Design Problems

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Tania Allen

    Solving Critical Design Problems demonstrates both how design is increasingly used to solve large, complex, modern-day problems and, as a result, how the role of the designer continues to develop in response. With 13 case studies from various fields, including program and product design, Tania…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge

  • Eloquent Spaces: Meaning and Community in Early Indian Architecture book cover

    Eloquent Spaces

    Meaning and Community in Early Indian Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shonaleeka Kaul

    Eloquent Spaces adopts the twin analytic of meaning and community to write a fresh history of building in early India. It presents a new perspective on the principles and practices of early Indian architecture. Defining it broadly over a range of space uses, the book argues for architecture as a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge India

  • The Protected Vista: An Intellectual and Cultural History book cover

    The Protected Vista

    An Intellectual and Cultural History, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Brigden

    The Protected Vista draws a historical lineage from the eighteenth century picturesque to present day planning policy, highlighting how the values embedded within familiar views have developed over time through appropriation by diverse groups for cultural and political purposes. The book examines…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural Conservation and Historic Preservation

  • Construction Detailing for Landscape and Garden Design: Urban Water Features book cover

    Construction Detailing for Landscape and Garden Design

    Urban Water Features, 1st Edition

    By Paul Hensey

    Following on from the author’s previous book Construction Detailing for Landscape and Garden Design: Surfaces, Steps and Margins, this book Construction Detailing for Landscape and Garden Design: Urban Water Features, provides clear instruction for the construction of small to medium scale water…

    Paperback – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Art Deco book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Art Deco

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bridget Elliott, Michael Windover

    Scholarly interest in Art Deco has grown rapidly over the past fifty years, spanning different academic disciplines. This volume provides a guide to the current state of the field of Art Deco research by highlighting past accomplishments and promising new directions. Chapters are presented in five…

    Hardback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Art History and Visual Studies Companions

  • Precision in Architecture: Certainty, Ambiguity and Deviation book cover

    Precision in Architecture

    Certainty, Ambiguity and Deviation, 1st Edition

    By Mhairi McVicar

    This book offers a detailed insight into the desire for, and consequences of, precise communications in the daily life of contemporary architectural practice through close readings of constructed architectural details and the practice of cultural contexts in which they were produced. In the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge

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