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  • Mexico Megacity book cover

    Mexico Megacity

    1st Edition

    By James B Pick, Edgar W Butler

    With a population of 15 million persons in 1990, Mexico City is one of the world's largest cities. It is a famous center of civilizations and culture and one of the economic capitals of the Americas, but it also has serious social and economic problems, including large impoverished zones, severe…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge

  • Thinking Design Through Literature book cover

    Thinking Design Through Literature

    1st Edition

    By Susan Yelavich

    This book deploys literature to explore the social lives of objects and places. The first book of its kind, it embraces things as diverse as escalators, coins, skyscrapers, pottery, radios, and robots, and encompasses places as various as home, country, cities, streets, and parks. Here, fiction,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Design Studies

  • The Routledge Companion to Critical Approaches to Contemporary Architecture book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Critical Approaches to Contemporary Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Swati Chattopadhyay, Jeremy White

    The Routledge Companion to Critical Approaches to Contemporary Architecture convenes a wide array of critical voices from architecture, art history, urbanism, geography, anthropology, media and performance studies, computer science, bio-engineering, environmental studies, and sociology that help us…

    Hardback – 2019-08-21
    Routledge

  • Structures by Design: Thinking, Making, Breaking book cover

    Structures by Design

    Thinking, Making, Breaking, 1st Edition

    By Rob Whitehead

    Structures by Design: Thinking, Making, Breaking is a new type of structures textbook for architects who prefer to learn using the hands-on, creative problem-solving techniques typically found in a design studio. Instead of presenting structures as abstract concepts defined by formulas and diagrams…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21
    Routledge

  • Ruined Skylines: Aesthetics, Politics and London's Towering Cityscape book cover

    Ruined Skylines

    Aesthetics, Politics and London's Towering Cityscape, 1st Edition

    By Günter Gassner

    This book examines the skyline as a space for radical urban politics. Focusing on the relationship between aesthetics and politics in London’s tall-building boom, it develops a critique of the construction of more and more speculative towers as well as a critique of the claim that these buildings…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Inscribing Faith in Late Antiquity: Between Reading and Seeing book cover

    Inscribing Faith in Late Antiquity

    Between Reading and Seeing, 1st Edition

    By Sean V. Leatherbury

    Inscribing Faith in Late Antiquity considers the Greek and Latin texts inscribed in churches and chapels in the late antique Mediterranean (c. 300–800 CE), compares them to similar texts from pagan, Jewish, and Muslim spaces of worship, and explores how they functioned both textually and visually.…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Image, Text, and Culture in Classical Antiquity

  • Non-Standard Architectural Productions: Between Aesthetic Experience and Social Action book cover

    Non-Standard Architectural Productions

    Between Aesthetic Experience and Social Action, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra Karina Löschke

    This book captures concepts and projects that reshape the discipline of architecture by prioritizing people over buildings. In doing so, it uncovers sophisticated approaches that go beyond standard architectural protocols to explore experience-based aesthetics, encounters, action-based research,…

    Paperback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge

  • Civic Spaces and Desire book cover

    Civic Spaces and Desire

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charles Drozynski, Diana Beljaars

    Civic Spaces and Desire presents an original and critical appraisal of civic spaces for a novel theoretical intersection of architecture and human geography. The authors address civic spaces that embody a strong moral code, such as a remembrance park or a casino, in various places in the United…

    Paperback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge

  • Open Architecture for the People: Housing Development in Post-War Japan book cover

    Open Architecture for the People

    Housing Development in Post-War Japan, 1st Edition

    By Shuichi Matsumura

    Open Architecture for the People explores Japanese architecture and the three different phases of development between the years 1950 and 2018. Changing ways of life through differing generations have caused fluctuations in the building industry. This book demonstrates how each generation's…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Aquaculture Landscapes: Fish Farms and the Public Realm book cover

    Aquaculture Landscapes

    Fish Farms and the Public Realm, 1st Edition

    By Michael Ezban

    Aquaculture Landscapes explores the landscape architecture of farms, reefs, parks, and cities that are designed to entwine the lives of fish and humans. In the twenty-first century, aquaculture’s contribution to the supply of fish for human consumption exceeds that of wild-caught fish for the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-12
    Routledge

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

    Structure for Architects

    A Case Study in Steel, Wood, and Reinforced Concrete Design, 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 – 2019-08-12
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Urban Forestry book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Urban Forestry

    1st Edition

    Edited by Francesco Ferrini, Cecil C. Konijnendijk van den Bosch, Alessio Fini

    More than half the world's population now lives in cities. Creating sustainable, healthy and aesthetic urban environments is therefore a major policy goal and research agenda. This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of the state of the art and science of urban forestry. It describes…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

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