Built Environment: Urban Design

  • The Changing Image of Affordable Housing: Design, Gentrification and Community in Canada and Europe book cover

    The Changing Image of Affordable Housing

    Design, Gentrification and Community in Canada and Europe, 1st Edition

    By Ulduz Maschaykh

    Illustrated by a range of case studies of affordable housing options in Canada, this book examines the liveability and affordability of twenty-first-century residential architecture. Focussing on the architects’ and communities’ commitment to these housing programmes, as well as that of the private…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Occupation: ruin, repudiation, revolution: constructed space conceptualized book cover

    Occupation: ruin, repudiation, revolution

    constructed space conceptualized, 1st Edition

    By Lynn Churchill, Dianne Smith

    Bringing together an international range of contributors from the fields of practice, theory and history, this book takes a fresh look at occupation. It argues that occupation is a prospect that begins with ruin--a residue from the past, an implied or even a resounding presence of something…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Architectural Projects of Marco Frascari: The Pleasure of a Demonstration book cover

    Architectural Projects of Marco Frascari

    The Pleasure of a Demonstration, 1st Edition

    By Sam Ridgway

    Marco Frascari believed that architects should design thoughtful buildings capable of inspiring their inhabitants to have pleasurable and happy lives. A visionary Italian architect, academic and theorist, Frascari is best-known for his extraordinary texts, which explore the intellectual,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Architecture, Liberty and Civic Order: Architectural Theories from Vitruvius to Jefferson and Beyond book cover

    Architecture, Liberty and Civic Order

    Architectural Theories from Vitruvius to Jefferson and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Carroll William Westfall

    This book brings to light central topics that are neglected in current histories and theories of architecture and urbanism. These include the role of imitation in earlier centuries and its potential role in present practice; the necessary relationship between architecture, urbanism and the rural…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Setting the Scene: Perspectives on Twentieth-Century Theatre Architecture book cover

    Setting the Scene

    Perspectives on Twentieth-Century Theatre Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Alistair Fair

    During the twentieth century, an increasingly diverse range of buildings and spaces was used for theatre. Theatre architecture was re-formed by new approaches to staging and performance, while theatre was often thought to have a reforming role in society. Innovation was accompanied by the revival…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • The City Crown by Bruno Taut book cover

    The City Crown by Bruno Taut

    1st Edition

    By Matthew Mindrup, Ulrike Altenmüller-Lewis

    This book is the first English translation of the German architect Bruno Taut’s early twentieth-century anthology Die Stadtkrone (The City Crown). Written under the influence of World War I, Taut developed The City Crown to promote a utopian urban concept where people would live in a garden city of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Image, Text, Architecture: The Utopics of the Architectural Media book cover

    Image, Text, Architecture

    The Utopics of the Architectural Media, 1st Edition

    By Robin Wilson

    Image, Text, Architecture brings a radical and detailed analysis of the modern and contemporary architectural media, addressing issues of architectural criticism, architectural photography and the role of journal editors. It covers examples as diverse as an article by British artist Paul Nash in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Architecture RePerformed: The Politics of Reconstruction book cover

    Architecture RePerformed: The Politics of Reconstruction

    1st Edition

    By Tino Mager

    First emerging at the beginning of the twentieth century, architectural reconstruction has increasingly become an instrument to visually revive a long bygone past. This book deals with the phenomenon of meticulous reconstruction in architecture. It argues that the politics of reconstruction go far…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Constructing a Place of Critical Architecture in China: Intermediate Criticality in the Journal Time + Architecture book cover

    Constructing a Place of Critical Architecture in China

    Intermediate Criticality in the Journal Time + Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Guanghui Ding

    For the past 30 years, The Chinese journal Time + Architecture (Shidai Jianzhu) has focused on publishing innovative and exploratory work by emerging architects based in private design firms who were committed to new material, theoretical and pedagogical practices. In doing so, this book argues…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • The Baroque in Architectural Culture, 1880-1980 book cover

    The Baroque in Architectural Culture, 1880-1980

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Leach, John Macarthur

    In his landmark volume Space, Time and Architecture, Sigfried Giedion paired images of two iconic spirals: Tatlin’s Monument to the Third International and Borromini’s dome for Sant’Ivo alla Sapienza. The values shared between the baroque age and the modern were thus encapsulated on a single page…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Shopping Malls and Public Space in Modern China book cover

    Shopping Malls and Public Space in Modern China

    1st Edition

    By Nicholas Jewell

    China’s rise as an economic superpower has been inescapable. Statistical hyperbole has been accompanied by a plethora of highly publicized architectural forms that brand the regeneration of its increasingly globalized urban centres. Despite the sizeable body of literature that has accompanied China…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Architecture of Great Expositions 1937-1959: Messages of Peace, Images of War book cover

    Architecture of Great Expositions 1937-1959

    Messages of Peace, Images of War, 1st Edition

    By Rika Devos, Alexander Ortenberg

    This book investigates architecture as a form of diplomacy in the context of the Second World War at six major European international and national expositions that took place between 1937 and 1959. The volume gives a fascinating account of architecture assuming the role of the carrier of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

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