E-books: Architecture

  • Erik Gunnar Asplund: Landscapes and Buildings book cover

    Erik Gunnar Asplund

    Landscapes and Buildings, 1st Edition

    By Malcolm Woollen

    Taking an interdisciplinary approach, weaving together art, philosophy, history, and literature, this book investigates the landscapes and buildings of Swedish architect Erik Gunnar Asplund. Through critical essays and beautiful illustrations focusing on four projects, the Woodland Cemetery, the…

    eBook – 2018-07-16
    Routledge

  • Event-Space: Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde book cover

    Event-Space

    Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde, 1st Edition

    By Dorita Hannah

    As the symbolists, constructivists and surrealists of the historical avant-garde began to abandon traditional theatre spaces and embrace the more contingent locations of the theatrical and political ‘event’, the built environment of a performance became not only part of the event, but an event…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

  • Tradition as Mediation: Louis I. Kahn: The Dominican Motherhouse & The Hurva Synagogue book cover

    Tradition as Mediation: Louis I. Kahn

    The Dominican Motherhouse & The Hurva Synagogue, 1st Edition

    By Dana Margalith

    This book explores Louis I. Kahn's approach to tradition as revealed in two of his important, unbuilt, projects. Focusing on Kahn's designs for the Dominican Motherhouse of St. Catherine de Ricci, Media, Pennsylvania (1965-1969), and the Hurva Synagogue, Jerusalem, Israel (1967-1974), the book…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Architectures of Transversality: Paul Klee, Louis Kahn and the Persian Imagination book cover

    Architectures of Transversality

    Paul Klee, Louis Kahn and the Persian Imagination, 1st Edition

    By Shima Mohajeri

    Architectures of Transversality investigates the relationship between modernity, space, power, and culture in Iran. Focusing on Paul Klee’s Persian-inspired miniature series and Louis Kahn’s unbuilt blueprint for a democratic public space in Tehran, it traces the architectonics of the present as a…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Research Methods and Techniques in Architecture book cover

    Research Methods and Techniques in Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Elzbieta Danuta Niezabitowska

    A scientific approach to architectural and architectonic research from the scope of just one discipline is no longer sufficient. With contemporary considerations such as behavior, health, and environmental protection, architects and students alike need holistic research methodologies that…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

  • A History of Design Institutes in China: From Mao to Market book cover

    A History of Design Institutes in China

    From Mao to Market, 1st Edition

    By Charlie Q. L. Xue, Guanghui Ding

    A History of Design Institutes in China examines the intricate relationship between design institutes, the state, and, in later periods, the market economy through a carefully situated discussion of significant theoretical and historical issues including socialist utopia, collective and individual…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Marie Antoinette at Petit Trianon: Heritage Interpretation and Visitor Perceptions book cover

    Marie Antoinette at Petit Trianon

    Heritage Interpretation and Visitor Perceptions, 1st Edition

    By Denise Maior-Barron

    Marie Antoinette at Petit Trianon challenges common perceptions of the last Queen of France, appraising the role she played in relation to the events of French Revolution through an original analysis of contemporary heritage practices and visitor perceptions at her former home, the Petit…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Modernism and the Professional Architecture Journal: Reporting, Editing and Reconstructing in Post-War Europe book cover

    Modernism and the Professional Architecture Journal

    Reporting, Editing and Reconstructing in Post-War Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Torsten Schmiedeknecht, Andrew Peckham

    The production of this book stems from two of the editors’ longstanding research interests: the representation of architecture in print media, and the complex identity of the second phase of modernism in architecture given the role it played in postwar reconstruction in Europe. While the history…

    eBook – 2018-06-27
    Routledge

  • Interior Design Masters book cover

    Interior Design Masters

    1st Edition

    By Mark Hinchman, Elyssa Yoneda

    Interior Design Masters contains 300 biographical entries of people who have significantly impacted design. They are the people, historical and contemporary, that students and practitioners should know. Coverage starts in the late Renaissance, with a focus on the twentieth and twenty-first…

    eBook – 2018-06-27
    Routledge

  • The Future of Museum and Gallery Design: Purpose, Process, Perception book cover

    The Future of Museum and Gallery Design

    Purpose, Process, Perception, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne MacLeod, Tricia Austin, Jonathan Hale, Oscar Ho Hing-Kay

    The Future of Museum and Gallery Design explores new research and practice in museum design. Placing a specific emphasis on social responsibility, in its broadest sense, the book emphasises the need for a greater understanding of the impact of museum design in the experiences of visitors, in the…

    eBook – 2018-06-18
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • Sustainable Heritage: Merging Environmental Conservation and Historic Preservation book cover

    Sustainable Heritage

    Merging Environmental Conservation and Historic Preservation, 1st Edition

    By Amalia Leifeste, Barry L. Stiefel

    This book brings together ecological-conservation theory and heritage-preservation theory and shows how these two realms have common purpose. Through theoretical discussion and illustrative examples, Sustainable Heritage reframes the history of multiple movements within preservation and…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    Routledge

  • Learning Spaces in Africa: Critical Histories to 21st Century Challenges and Change book cover

    Learning Spaces in Africa

    Critical Histories to 21st Century Challenges and Change, 1st Edition

    By Ola Uduku

    With a key UN Sustainable Development Goal for 2030 being to make basic education available to all the world’s children, Learning Spaces in Africa explores the architectural, socio-political and economic policy factors that have contributed to school design, the main spaces for education and…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    Routledge

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