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  • Unbuilt Utopian Cities 1460 to 1900: Reconstructing their Architecture and Political Philosophy book cover

    Unbuilt Utopian Cities 1460 to 1900: Reconstructing their Architecture and Political Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Tessa Morrison

    Bringing together ten utopian works that mark important points in the history and an evolution in social and political philosophies, this book not only reflects on the texts and their political philosophy and implications, but also, their architecture and how that architecture informs the political…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge

  • Medieval and Renaissance Famagusta: Studies in Architecture, Art and History book cover

    Medieval and Renaissance Famagusta

    Studies in Architecture, Art and History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. K. Walsh, Peter W. Edbury, Nicholas S.H. Coureas

    There was a time seven centuries ago when Famagusta's wealth and renown could be compared to that of Venice or Constantinople. The Cathedral of St Nicholas in the main square of Famagusta, serving as the coronation place for the Crusader Kings of Jerusalem after the fall of Acre in 1291, symbolised…

    Paperback – 2017-11-24
    Routledge

  • Universal Design: Principles and Models book cover

    Universal Design

    Principles and Models, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roberta Null

    As the baby boom generation ages, it is crucial that designers understand all they can about bringing this group, as well as all others, design that will offer function, aesthetics, and quality of life. Full of examples and illustrated with pictures of good design, Universal Design: Principles and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    CRC Press

  • Phenomenologies of the City: Studies in the History and Philosophy of Architecture book cover

    Phenomenologies of the City

    Studies in the History and Philosophy of Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Henriette Steiner, Maximilian Sternberg

    Phenomenologies of the City: Studies in the History and Philosophy of Architecture brings architecture and urbanism into dialogue with phenomenology. Phenomenology has informed debate about the city from social sciences to cultural studies. Within architecture, however, phenomenological inquiry has…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Infrastructure and the Architectures of Modernity in Ireland 1916-2016 book cover

    Infrastructure and the Architectures of Modernity in Ireland 1916-2016

    1st Edition

    By Gary A. Boyd, John McLaughlin

    At the formation of the new Republic of Ireland, the construction of new infrastructures was seen as an essential element in the building of the new nation, just as the adoption of international style modernism in architecture was perceived as a way to escape the colonial past. Accordingly,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge

  • Designing the Olympics: Representation, Participation, Contestation book cover

    Designing the Olympics

    Representation, Participation, Contestation, 1st Edition

    By Jilly Traganou

    Designing the Olympics claims that the Olympic Games provide opportunities to reflect on the relationship between design, national identity, and citizenship. The "Olympic design milieu" fans out from the construction of the Olympic city and the creation of emblems, mascots, and ceremonies, to the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Women, Art, and Architecture in Northern Italy, 1520–1580: Negotiating Power book cover

    Women, Art, and Architecture in Northern Italy, 1520–1580

    Negotiating Power, 1st Edition

    By Katherine A. McIver

    Expanding interdisciplinary investigations into gender and material culture, Katherine A. McIver here adds a new dimension to Renaissance patronage studies by considering domestic art - the decoration of the domestic interior - as opposed to patronage of the fine arts (painting, sculpture and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture, 1760 - 1860 book cover

    The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture, 1760 - 1860

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Maudlin

    The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture is a history of the late Georgian phenomenon of the architect-designed cottage and the architectural discourse that articulated it. It is a study of small buildings built on country estates, and not so small buildings built in picturesque rural…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Iron, Ornament and Architecture in Victorian Britain: Myth and Modernity, Excess and Enchantment book cover

    Iron, Ornament and Architecture in Victorian Britain

    Myth and Modernity, Excess and Enchantment, 1st Edition

    By Paul Dobraszczyk

    Vilified by leading architectural modernists and Victorian critics alike, mass-produced architectural ornament in iron has received little sustained study since the 1960s; yet it proliferated in Britain in the half century after the building of the Crystal Palace in 1851 - a time when some…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Architecture and the Historical Imagination: Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc, 1814–1879 book cover

    Architecture and the Historical Imagination

    Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc, 1814–1879, 1st Edition

    By Martin Bressani

    Hailed as one of the key theoreticians of modernism, Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc was also the most renowned restoration architect of his age, a celebrated medieval archaeologist and a fervent champion of Gothic revivalism. He published some of the most influential texts in the history of modern…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Home in Cairo: Socio-Spatial Practice of the Hawari's Everyday Life book cover

    The Architecture of Home in Cairo

    Socio-Spatial Practice of the Hawari's Everyday Life, 1st Edition

    By Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem

    The hawari of Cairo - narrow non-straight alleyways - are the basic urban units that have formed the medieval city since its foundation back in 969 AD. Until early in the C20th, they made up the primary urban divisions of the city and were residential in nature. Contemporary hawari, by contrast,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Intersections of Space and Ethos book cover

    Intersections of Space and Ethos

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kyriaki Tsoukala, Nikolaos-Ion Terzoglou, Charikleia Pantelidou

    The pressing economic, environmental and social crises emanate the need for a redefinition of the dominant views, perspectives and values in the field of architecture. The intellectual production of the last two decades has witnessed an impressive number of new design techniques and conceptual…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

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