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  • The Robust City

    By Tony Hall

    Cities expand, upwards and outwards, and their physical structure can last a very long time, not just tens but hundreds of years. Nevertheless, they are rarely designed for expansion. Their layout does not allow for extension or for the retrofitting of infrastructure and can constrain, and often…

    Paperback – 2016-12-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Kahn at Penn

    Transformative Teacher of Architecture

    By James Williamson

    Louis I. Kahn is widely known as an architect of powerful buildings. But although much has been said about his buildings, almost nothing has been written about Kahn as an unconventional teacher and philosopher whose influence on his students was far-reaching. Teaching was vitally important for Kahn…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Assembling the Centre: Architecture for Indigenous Cultures

    Australia and Beyond

    By Janet McGaw, Anoma Pieris

    Metropolitan Indigenous Cultural Centres have become a focal point for making Indigenous histories and contemporary cultures public in settler-colonial societies over the past three decades. While there are extraordinary success stories, there are equally stories that cause concern: award-winning…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Films of Charles and Ray Eames

    A Universal Sense of Expectation

    By Eric Schuldenfrei

    The Films of Charles and Ray Eames traces the history of the Eameses’ work, examining their evolution away from the design of mass-produced goods and toward projects created as educational experiences. Closely examining how the Eameses described their work reveals how the films and exhibitions they…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Reconstructing Italy

    The Ina-Casa Neighborhoods of the Postwar Era

    By Stephanie Zeier Pilat

    Reconstructing Italy traces the postwar transformation of the Italian nation through an analysis of the Ina-Casa plan for working class housing, established in 1949 to address the employment and housing crises. Government sponsored housing programs undertaken after WWII have often been criticized…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • Building the Modern Church

    Roman Catholic Church Architecture in Britain, 1955 to 1975

    By Robert Proctor

    Fifty years after the Second Vatican Council, architectural historian Robert Proctor examines the transformations in British Roman Catholic church architecture that took place in the two decades surrounding this crucial event. Inspired by new thinking in theology and changing practices of worship,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • The Empty Place

    Democracy and Public Space

    By Teresa Hoskyns

    In The Empty Place: Democracy and Public Space Teresa Hoskyns explores the relationship of public space to democracy by relating different theories of democracy in political philosophy to spatial theory and spatial and political practice.  Establishing the theoretical basis for the study of public…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • The Routledge Handbook of Planning Research Methods

    Edited by Elisabete A. Silva, Patsy Healey, Neil Harris, Pieter Van den Broeck

    The Routledge Handbook of Planning Research Methods is an expansive look at the traditions, methods, and challenges of research design and research projects in contemporary urban planning. Through case studies, an international group of researchers, planning practitioners, and planning academics…

    Paperback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge

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