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  • Environmental Design Perspectives: Viewpoints on the Profession, Education and Research book cover

    Environmental Design Perspectives

    Viewpoints on the Profession, Education and Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser

    The purpose of this title, first published in 1972, was to bring into focus the work and viewpoints of individuals and groups that were engaged in man-environment research, design and education. Reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of the field of man-environment relations, topics range from…

    Paperback – 2018-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Proceedings of the International Symposium on Design Review (Routledge Revivals): University of Cincinnati, October 8-11, 1992 book cover

    Proceedings of the International Symposium on Design Review (Routledge Revivals)

    University of Cincinnati, October 8-11, 1992, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Brenda Case Scheer

    First published in 1992, this book collects together the papers presented at the International Symposium on Design Review which was held to address the growing tendency of local governments to institute programs of aesthetic control. The editor argues that the widespread adoption of design review…

    Paperback – 2018-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Visual Research Methods in Design (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Visual Research Methods in Design (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Henry Sanoff

    First published in 1991, this book is about applications and issues relating to the visual environment. The content pertains to the understanding of human behaviour in the environment by recording behaviour and actions or by direct interaction with people. The author examines research and planning…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Books, Buildings and Social Engineering: Early Public Libraries in Britain from Past to Present book cover

    Books, Buildings and Social Engineering

    Early Public Libraries in Britain from Past to Present, 1st Edition

    By Alistair Black, Simon Pepper, Kaye Bagshaw

    Public libraries have strangely never been the subject of an extensive design history. Consequently, this important and comprehensive book represents a ground-breaking socio-architectural study of pre-1939 public library buildings. A surprisingly high proportion of these urban civic buildings…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Domestic Mandala: Architecture of Lifeworlds in Nepal book cover

    Domestic Mandala

    Architecture of Lifeworlds in Nepal, 1st Edition

    By John Gray

    A rich and fascinating ethnography of domestic architecture and activities among the high caste Chhetris of Kholagaun in Nepal, this book focuses on the spatial organization, everyday activities and ritual performances that generate and display Chhetri houses as 'mandalas', sacred diagrams that are…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Anthropology and Cultural History in Asia and the Indo-Pacific

  • University Libraries and Space in the Digital World book cover

    University Libraries and Space in the Digital World

    1st Edition

    By Graham Walton

    Edited by Graham Matthews

    This timely book addresses physical space in university libraries in the digital age. It considers the history of the use of space, integrates case studies from around the world with theoretical perspectives, explores recent developments including new build and refurbishment. With users at the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Museum Space: Where Architecture Meets Museology book cover

    Museum Space

    Where Architecture Meets Museology, 1st Edition

    By Kali Tzortzi

    Museums are among the iconic buildings of the twenty-first century, as remarkable for their architectural diversity as for the variety of collections they display. But how does the architecture of museums affect our experience as visitors? This book proposes that by seeing space as common ground…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • The Historiography of Persian Architecture book cover

    The Historiography of Persian Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mohammad Gharipour

    Historiography is the study of the methodology of writing history, the development of the discipline of history, and the changing interpretations of historical events in the works of individual historians. Exploring the historiography of Persian art and architecture requires a closer look at a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Building a World Heritage City: Sanaa, Yemen book cover

    Building a World Heritage City

    Sanaa, Yemen, 1st Edition

    By Michele Lamprakos

    The conservation of old Sanaa is a major cultural heritage initiative that began in the 1980's under the auspices of UNESCO; it continues today, led by local agencies and actors. In contrast to other parts of the world where conservation was introduced at a later date to remediate the effects of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Spaces of the Cinematic Home: Behind the Screen Door book cover

    Spaces of the Cinematic Home

    Behind the Screen Door, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eleanor Andrews, Stella Hockenhull, Fran Pheasant-Kelly

    This book examines the ways in which the house appears in films and the modes by which it moves beyond being merely a backdrop for action. Specifically, it explores the ways that domestic spaces carry inherent connotations that filmmakers exploit to enhance meanings and pleasures within film.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge

  • Domesticity and Consumer Culture in Iran: Interior Revolutions of the Modern Era book cover

    Domesticity and Consumer Culture in Iran

    Interior Revolutions of the Modern Era, 1st Edition

    By Pamela Karimi

    Examining Iran’s recent history through the double lens of domesticity and consumer culture, Domesticity and Consumer Culture in Iran demonstrates that a significant component of the modernization process in Iran advanced beyond political and public spheres. On the cusp of Iran’s entry into…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Re-Presenting the Metropolis: Architecture, Urban Experience and Social Life in London 1800–1840 book cover

    Re-Presenting the Metropolis

    Architecture, Urban Experience and Social Life in London 1800–1840, 1st Edition

    By Dana Arnold

    The evolution of an urban self-consciousness in London in the early nineteenth century played a fundamental role in the shaping of the city. In this volume Dana Arnold explores the responses to the city among the urban bourgeoisie and their influence on the experience and development of London.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

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