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Routledge Research in Architectural History

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Books in this series look in detail at aspects of architectural history from an academic viewpoint. Written by international experts, the volumes cover a range of topics from the origins of building types, the relationship of architectural designs to their sites, explorations of the works of specific architects, to the development of tools and design processes, and beyond. Written for the researcher and scholar, we are looking for innovative research to join our publications in architectural history.

  • The Architecture and Landscape of Health

    A Historical Perspective on Therapeutic Places 1790-1940, 1st Edition

    By Julie Collins

    The Architecture and Landscape of Health explores buildings and landscapes that were designed to treat or prevent disease in the era before pharmaceuticals and biomedicine emerged as first line treatments. Written from an architectural perspective, it examines the historical relationship between…

    Hardback – 2020-04-09 
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    Routledge Research in Architectural History

  • Urban Architectures in Interwar Yugoslavia

    1st Edition

    By Tanja D. Conley

    Resulting from a twenty-year period of research, this book seeks to challenge contradictions between the concepts of national and modern architectures promoted among the most pronounced national groups of Yugoslavia: Serbs, Croats and Slovenes. It spans from the beginning of their nation-building…

    Hardback – 2020-04-09 
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    Routledge Research in Architectural History

  • Time, History and Architecture

    Essays on Critical Historiograpy, 1st Edition

    By Gevork Hartoonian

    Time, History and Architecture presents a series of essays on critical historiography, each addressing a different topic, to elucidate the importance of two influential figures Walter Benjamin and Gottfried Semper for architectural history. In a work exploring themes such as time, autonomy and…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
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    Routledge Research in Architectural History

  • Architecture and the Language Debate

    Artistic and Linguistic Exchanges in Early Modern Italy, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Temple

    This book examines the creative exchanges between architects, artists and intellectuals, from the Early Renaissance to the beginning of the Enlightenment, in the forging of relationships between architecture and emerging concepts of language in early modern Italy. The study extends across the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-14
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    Routledge Research in Architectural History

  • Finding San Carlino

    Collected Perspectives on the Geometry of the Baroque, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adil Mansure, Skender Luarasi

    The church of San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane, also called San Carlino, is an architectural artefact that continues to attract numerous hypotheses and geometric analyses attempting to explain its form and meaning. Numerous investigations have attempted to reveal its underlying geometrical principles…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18
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    Routledge Research in Architectural History

  • The Rise of Academic Architectural Education

    The origins and enduring influence of the Académie d’Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Griffin

    Academic architectural education started with the inauguration of the Académie d'Architecture on 3 December 1671 in France. It was the first institution to be devoted solely to the study of architecture, and its school was the first dedicated to the explicit training of architectural students. The…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22
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    Routledge Research in Architectural History