Built Environment: Urban Design

  • The Bungalow in Twentieth-Century India: The Cultural Expression of Changing Ways of Life and Aspirations in the Domestic Architecture of Colonial and Post-colonial Society book cover

    The Bungalow in Twentieth-Century India

    The Cultural Expression of Changing Ways of Life and Aspirations in the Domestic Architecture of Colonial and Post-colonial Society, 1st Edition

    By Madhavi Desai, Miki Desai

    The primary era of this study - the twentieth century - symbolizes the peak of the colonial rule and its total decline, as well as the rise of the new nation state of India. The processes that have been labeled 'westernization' and 'modernization' radically changed middle-class Indian life during…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Nationalism and Architecture book cover

    Nationalism and Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Darren Deane, Sarah Butler

    Edited by Raymond Quek

    Unlike regionalism in architecture, which has been widely discussed in recent years, nationalism in architecture has not been so well explored and understood. However, the most powerful collective representation of a nation is through its architecture and how that architecture engages the global…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Citizens' Participation in Urban Planning and Development in Iran book cover

    Citizens' Participation in Urban Planning and Development in Iran

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hans-Liudger Dienel, M. Reza Shirazi, Sabine Schröder, Jenny Schmithals

    During recent years, the topic of participation has increasingly been gaining importance in Iran – in the scientific field, in practice and rhetoric. However, in current scientific literature – and especially in English literature – there is little knowledge on the conditions, legal…

    Hardback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Urban Transport After Modernism: Lessons from South Africa book cover

    Rethinking Urban Transport After Modernism

    Lessons from South Africa, 1st Edition

    By David Dewar, Fabio Todeschini

    For the last seven decades, urban settlement policy worldwide has been increasingly dominated by modernist precepts and by urban decisions made in discipline-specific ’silos’. The urban management consequences have been invariably negative, with increasing sprawl, fragmentation and separation…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Walt Disney and the Quest for Community book cover

    Walt Disney and the Quest for Community

    1st Edition

    By Steve Mannheim

    During the final months of his life, Walt Disney was consumed with the world-wide problems of cities. His development concept at the time of his death on December 15th, 1966 would be his team’s conceptual response to the ills of the inner cities and the sprawl of the megalopolis: the Experimental…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • How Architects Write book cover

    How Architects Write

    2nd Edition

    By Tom Spector, Rebecca Damron

    How Architects Write shows you the interdependence of writing and design in both student and professional examples. This fully updated edition features more than 50 color images, a new chapter on online communication, and sections on critical reading, responding to requests for proposals, the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

  • Colour and Light: Spatial Experience book cover

    Colour and Light

    Spatial Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karin Fridell Anter, Ulf Klaren

    Colour and Light: Spatial Experience describes the coherent interaction of light and colour in the spatial context. It explains the nature of light to colour specialists, and the nature of colour to light specialists, simultaneously conveying an understanding that light and colour must be thought…

    Paperback – 2017-05-12
    Routledge

  • Urban Design: A Typology of Procedures and Products book cover

    Urban Design

    A Typology of Procedures and Products, 2nd Edition

    By Jon Lang

    Urban Design: A Typology of Procedures and Products, 2nd Edition provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to urban design, defining the field and addressing the controversies and goals of urban design. Including over 50 updated international case studies, this new edition presents a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-04
    Routledge

  • Creating Modern Athens: A Capital Between East and West book cover

    Creating Modern Athens

    A Capital Between East and West, 1st Edition

    By Denis Roubien

    Athens is a well-known destination for those interested in discovering the birthplace of Western civilization. Its ancient monuments have been the model for innumerable buildings and works of art all over the Western world. However, the reality of modern Athens is much more complicated: the ancient…

    Hardback – 2017-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Urban Studies

  • Architecture of Resistance: Cultivating Moments of Possibility within the Palestinian/Israeli Conflict book cover

    Architecture of Resistance

    Cultivating Moments of Possibility within the Palestinian/Israeli Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Yara Sharif

    Architecture of Resistance investigates the relationship between architecture, politics and power, and how these factors interplay in light of the Palestinian/Israeli conflict. It takes Palestine as the key ground of spatial exploration, looking at the spaces between people, boundary lines,…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28
    Routledge
    Design Research in Architecture

  • The Challenge of Emulation in Art and Architecture: Between Imitation and Invention book cover

    The Challenge of Emulation in Art and Architecture

    Between Imitation and Invention, 1st Edition

    By David Mayernik

    Emulation is a challenging middle ground between imitation and invention. The idea of rivaling by means of imitation, as old as the Aenead and as modern as Michelangelo, fit neither the pessimistic deference of the neoclassicists nor the revolutionary spirit of the Romantics. Emulation thus…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • A Life in Education and Architecture: Mary Beaumont Medd book cover

    A Life in Education and Architecture

    Mary Beaumont Medd, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Burke

    This book provides a detailed exploration of the relationships between individual architects, educators, artists and designers that laid the foundation and shaped the approach to designing new school buildings in post-war Britain. It explores the life and work of Mary Medd (née Crowley) (1907-2005)…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

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