• Hans Hollein and Postmodernism: Art and Architecture in Austria, 1958-1985 book cover

    Hans Hollein and Postmodernism

    Art and Architecture in Austria, 1958-1985, 1st Edition

    By Eva Branscome

    Set within the broader context of post-war Austria and the re-education initiatives set up by the Allied forces, particularly the US, this book investigates the art and architecture scene in Vienna to ask how this can inform our broader understanding of architectural Postmodernism. The book…

    Paperback – 2020-03-23
    Routledge

  • On Surface and Place: Between Architecture, Textiles and Photography book cover

    On Surface and Place

    Between Architecture, Textiles and Photography, 1st Edition

    By Peta Carlin

    On Surface and Place is a rich and poetic exploration of surfaces which foregrounds their significance in our understanding and experience of place. Adopting weaving as its overarching metaphor, it departs from Gottfried Semper’s discussion of correspondences between architecture and textiles, and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-23
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Planning Metropolitan Australia book cover

    Planning Metropolitan Australia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Hamnett, Robert Freestone

    Australia has long been a highly (sub)urbanized nation, but the major distinctive feature of its contemporary settlement pattern is that the great majority of Australians live in a small number of large metropolitan areas focused on the state capital cities. The development and application of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-23
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Reconstruction and the Synthesis of the Arts in France, 1944–1962 book cover

    Reconstruction and the Synthesis of the Arts in France, 1944–1962

    1st Edition

    By Nicola Pezolet

    Reconstruction and the Synthesis of the Arts in France, 1944–1962 considers the artistic, architectural and bureaucratic shifts that emerged in the troubled aftermath of World War II and in the first years of the cold war. Focused on the modernist networks surrounding Le Corbusier, the Salon des…

    Paperback – 2020-03-23
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Ancient Urban Planning in the Mediterranean: New Research Directions book cover

    Ancient Urban Planning in the Mediterranean

    New Research Directions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Samantha L. Martin-McAuliffe, Daniel M. Millette

    New Directions in Urban Planning in the Ancient Mediterranean assembles the most up-to-date research on the design and construction of ancient cities in the wider Mediterranean. In particular, this edited collection reappraises and sheds light on ’lost’ Classical plans. Whether intentional or not,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-23
    Routledge

  • From Doxiadis' Theory to Pikionis' Work: Reflections of Antiquity in Modern Architecture book cover

    From Doxiadis' Theory to Pikionis' Work

    Reflections of Antiquity in Modern Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Kostas Tsiambaos

    In this book, Tsiambaos redefines the ground-breaking theory of Greek architect and town planner Constantinos A. Doxiadis (The Form of Space in Ancient Greece) and moves his thesis away from antiquity and ancient architecture, instead arguing that it can only be understood as a theory founded in…

    Paperback – 2020-03-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Architecture and the Body, Science and Culture book cover

    Architecture and the Body, Science and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kim Sexton

    The relationship of architecture to the human body is a centuries-long and complex one, but not always symmetrical. This book opens a space for historians of the visual arts, archaeologists, architects, and digital humanities professionals to reflect upon embodiment, spatiality, science, and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Small-Scale Public Transportable and Pre-Fabricated Buildings: Evaluating their Functional Performance book cover

    Small-Scale Public Transportable and Pre-Fabricated Buildings

    Evaluating their Functional Performance, 1st Edition

    By Junjie Xi

    This book investigates the design, operation and use of contemporary transportable buildings, and explores how functional performance can be assessed in small-scale examples for public use alongside their relationship to other design elements. The research focuses on three case studies, Chengdu…

    Paperback – 2020-03-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Re-interpreting the Relationship Between Water and Urban Planning: The Case of Dar es Salaam book cover

    Re-interpreting the Relationship Between Water and Urban Planning

    The Case of Dar es Salaam, 1st Edition

    By Maria Chiara Pastore

    Africa is one of the most dynamic continents. It will play a key role in the coming decades in relation to the growth of cities, and environmental conditions will be of primary importance. The structural lack of water and sanitation infrastructure affects the development of Africa's growing urban…

    Paperback – 2020-03-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2020-03-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2020-03-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Economic Analysis of Property Law Cases book cover

    Economic Analysis of Property Law Cases

    1st Edition

    By Boudewijn R. A. Bouckaert

    The discipline of law and economics has earned a reputation for developing plausible and empirically testable theories on the social functions and the impact of legal institutions. Property rights are a field in which this has been very successful. In this book, economic property rights theories…

    Hardback – 2020-03-19
    Routledge
    The Economics of Legal Relationships

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