E-books: Architecture

  • Berthold Lubetkin’s Highpoint II and the Jewish Contribution to Modern English Architecture book cover

    Berthold Lubetkin’s Highpoint II and the Jewish Contribution to Modern English Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Deborah Lewittes

    In 1935, the Russian-born Jewish architect Berthold Lubetkin and his firm Tecton designed Highpoint, a block of flats in London, which Le Corbusier called ‘revolutionary’. Three years later, Lubetkin completed a companion design. Yet Highpoint II felt very different, and the sense that the ideals…

    eBook – 2018-05-15
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Landscape Character Assessment: Current Approaches to Characterisation and Assessment book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Landscape Character Assessment

    Current Approaches to Characterisation and Assessment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Fairclough, Ingrid Sarlöv Herlin, Carys Swanwick

    In this multi-authored book, senior practitioners and researchers offer an international overview of landscape character approaches for those working in research, policy and practice relating to landscape. Over the last three decades, European practice in landscape has moved from a narrow, if…

    eBook – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Architecture and Social Engagement book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Architecture and Social Engagement

    1st Edition

    Edited by Farhan Karim

    Socially engaged architecture is a broad and emerging architectural genre that promises to redefine architecture from a market-driven profession to a mix of social business, altruism, and activism that intends to eradicate poverty, resolve social exclusion, and construct an egalitarian global…

    eBook – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Museum Thresholds: The Design and Media of Arrival book cover

    Museum Thresholds

    The Design and Media of Arrival, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ross Parry, Ruth Page, Alex Moseley

    Museum Thresholds is a progressive, interdisciplinary volume and the first to explore the importance and potential of entrance spaces for visitor experience. Bringing together an international collection of writers from different disciplines, the chapters in this volume offer different theoretical…

    eBook – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Shaping the American Interior: Structures, Contexts and Practices book cover

    Shaping the American Interior

    Structures, Contexts and Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paula Lupkin, Penny Sparke

    Bringing together 12 original essays, Shaping the American Interior maps out, for the first time, the development and definition of the field of interiors in the United States in the period from 1870 until 1960. Its interdisciplinary approach encompasses a broad range of people, contexts, and…

    eBook – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Architecture and the Politics of Gender in Early Modern Europe book cover

    Architecture and the Politics of Gender in Early Modern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Hills

    Written by leading scholars in the field, the essays in this book address the relationships between gender and the built environment, specifically architecture, in early modern Europe. In recent years scholars have begun to investigate the ways in which architecture plays a part in the…

    eBook – 2018-05-08
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • American Architecture: A History book cover

    American Architecture

    A History, 2nd Edition

    By Leland M. Roth

    More than fifteen years after the success of the first edition, this sweeping introduction to the history of architecture in the United States is now a fully revised guide to the major developments that shaped the environment from the first Americans to the present, from the everyday vernacular to…

    eBook – 2018-05-04
    Routledge

  • Codify: Parametric and Computational Design in Landscape Architecture book cover

    Codify

    Parametric and Computational Design in Landscape Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bradley Cantrell, Adam Mekies

    Codify: Parametric and Computational Design in Landscape Architecture provides a series of essays that explore what it means to use, modify and create computational tools in a contemporary design environment. Landscape architecture has a long history of innovation in the areas of computation…

    eBook – 2018-05-01
    Routledge

  • From the Lighthouse: Interdisciplinary Reflections on Light book cover

    From the Lighthouse: Interdisciplinary Reflections on Light

    1st Edition

    Edited by Veronica Strang, Tim Edensor, Joanna Puckering

    What is a lighthouse? What does it mean? What does it do? This book shows how exchanging knowledge across disciplinary boundaries can transform our thinking. Adopting an unconventional structure, this book involves the reader in a multivocal conversation between scholars, poets and artists. Seen…

    eBook – 2018-04-27
    Routledge

  • Vertical Urbanism: Designing Compact Cities in China book cover

    Vertical Urbanism

    Designing Compact Cities in China, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zhongjie Lin, José L. S. Gámez

    Studies of compact cities have evolved along with the rising awareness of climate change and sustainable development. Relevant debates, however, reveal that the prevailing definitions and practices of compact cities are tied primarily to traditional Western urban forms. This book reinterprets…

    eBook – 2018-04-27
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Radical Marble: Architectural Innovation from Antiquity to the Present book cover

    Radical Marble

    Architectural Innovation from Antiquity to the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. Nicholas Napoli, William Tronzo

    Marble is one of the great veins through the architectural tradition and fundamental building block of the Mediterranean world, from the Parthenon of mid-fifth century Athens, which was constructed of pentelic marble, to Justinian’s Hagia Sophia in Constantinople and the Renaissance and Baroque…

    eBook – 2018-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Life Takes Place: Phenomenology, Lifeworlds, and Place Making book cover

    Life Takes Place

    Phenomenology, Lifeworlds, and Place Making, 1st Edition

    By David Seamon

    Life Takes Place argues that, even in our mobile, hypermodern world, human life is impossible without place. Seamon asks the question: why does life take place? He draws on examples of specific places and place experiences to understand place more broadly. Advocating for a holistic way of…

    eBook – 2018-04-19
    Routledge

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