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  • Life Takes Place: Phenomenology, Lifeworlds, and Place Making book cover

    Life Takes Place

    Phenomenology, Lifeworlds, and Place Making, 1st Edition

    By David Seamon

    Life Takes Place argues that, even in our mobile, hypermodern world, human life is impossible without place. Seamon asks the question: why does life take place? He draws on examples of specific places and place experiences to understand place more broadly. Advocating for a holistic way of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Design Professions and the Built Environment (1988) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Design Professions and the Built Environment (1988)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul L Knox

    First published in 1988, this book argues that discussions of urban development often neglect to consider that much of the urban environment is designed by architects and planners, and that the particular world-view of architects and planners is crucial for the way proposals are taken up, modified…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Melancholy and the Landscape: Locating Sadness, Memory and Reflection in the Landscape book cover

    Melancholy and the Landscape

    Locating Sadness, Memory and Reflection in the Landscape, 1st Edition

    By Jacky Bowring

    Written as an advocacy of melancholy’s value as part of landscape experience, this book situates the concept within landscape’s aesthetic traditions, and reveals how it is a critical part of ethics and empathy. With a history that extends back to ancient times, melancholy has hovered at the edges…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Innovations in Behavioural Health Architecture book cover

    Innovations in Behavioural Health Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Verderber

    ***WINNER OF A NAUTILUS 2018 SILVER MEDAL BOOK AWARD*** Innovations in Behavioural Health Architecture is the most comprehensive book written on this topic in more than 40 years. It examines the ways in which healthcare architecture can contribute, as a highly valued informational and reference…

    Hardback – 2018-03-21
    Routledge

  • Why Architects Matter: Evidencing and Communicating the Value of Architects book cover

    Why Architects Matter

    Evidencing and Communicating the Value of Architects, 1st Edition

    By Flora Samuel

    Why Architects Matter examines the key role of research- led, ethical architects in promoting wellbeing, sustainability and innovation. It argues that the profession needs to be clear about what it knows and the value of what it knows if it is to work successfully with others. Without this clarity,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-13
    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

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