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  • The Architecture of Phantasmagoria

    Specters of the City

    By Libero Andreotti, Nadir Lahiji

    In a time of mass-mediated modernity, the city becomes, almost by definition, a constitutively ‘mediated’ city. Today, more than ever before, the omnipresence of media in every sphere of culture is creating a new urban ontology, saturating, fracturing, and exacerbating the manifold experience of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • This Thing Called Theory

    Edited by Teresa Stoppani, George Themistokleous, Giorgio Ponzo

    In the age of post-digital architecture and digital materiality, This Thing Called Theory explores current practices of architectural theory, their critical and productive role. The book is organized in sections which explore theory as an open issue in architecture, as it relates to and borrows…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge
    Critiques

  • Self-Assembly Lab

    Experiments in Programming Matter

    By Skylar Tibbits

    What if structures could build themselves or adapt to fluctuating environments? Skylar Tibbits, Director of the Self-Assembly Lab in the Department of Architecture at MIT, Cambridge, MA, crosses the boundaries between architecture, biology, materials science and the arts, to envision a world where…

    Paperback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge

  • On Discomfort

    Moments in a Modern History of Architectural Culture

    Edited by David Ellison, Andrew Leach

    Examining discomfort’s physical, emotional, conceptual, psychological and aesthetic dimensions, the contributors to this volume offer an alternate, cultural approach to the study of architecture and the built environment. By attending to a series of disparate instances in which architecture and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Revolt and Reform in Architecture's Academy

    By William Richards

    Revolt and Reform in Architecture’s Academy uniquely addresses the complicated relationship between architectural education and urban renewal in the 1960s, which paved the way for what is today known as public interest design. Through an examination of curricular reforms at Columbia University’s…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Expanding Disciplinarity in Architectural Practice

    Designing from the Room to the City

    By Tom Holbrook

    Expanding Disciplinarity in Architectural Practice presents an argument for the role of an architect as a generalist with a particular ability to bring spatial intelligence to bear on the significant issues of planning, settlement and identity. The book draws on strategy and planning, landscape,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Design Research in Architecture

  • Planning for Community-based Disaster Resilience Worldwide

    Learning from Case Studies in Six Continents

    Edited by Adenrele Awotona

    We are witnessing an ever-increasing level and intensity of disasters from Ecuador to Ethiopia and beyond, devastating millions of ordinary lives and causing long-term misery to vulnerable populations. Bringing together 26 case studies from six continents, this volume provides a unique resource…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Women Architects and Modernism in India

    Narratives and contemporary practices

    By Madhavi Desai

    Studies on architecture in South Asia continue to ignore women in canonical histories of the discipline. This book attempts to recover the stories of the women architects whose careers nearly parallel the development of modernism in colonial and postcolonial India. Writing their experiences into…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge India
    Visual and Media Histories

  • Architecture of Resistance

    Cultivating Moments of Possibility within the Palestinian/Israeli Conflict

    By Yara Sharif

    Architecture of Resistance investigates the relationship between architecture, politics and power, and how these factors interplay in light of the Palestinian/Israeli conflict. It takes Palestine as the key ground of spatial exploration, looking at the spaces between people, boundary lines,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge
    Design Research in Architecture

  • Architectural Conservation in Asia

    National Experiences and Practice

    By John H. Stubbs, Robert G. Thomson

    At a time when organized heritage protection in Asia is developing at a rapid pace, Architectural Conservation in Asia provides the first comprehensive overview of architectural conservation practice from Afghanistan to the Philippines. The country by country analysis adopted by the book draws out…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Frank Lloyd Wright : The Early Years : Progressivism : Aesthetics : Cities

    By Donald Leslie Johnson

    Frank Lloyd Wright : The Early Years : Progressivism : Aesthetics : Cities examines Wright's belief that all aspects of human life must embrace and celebrate an aesthetic experience that would thereby lead to necessary social reforms. Inherent in the theory was a belief that reform of nineteenth…

    Hardback – 2016-10-20 
    Routledge

  • Timber Gridshells

    Architecture, Structure and Craft

    By John Chilton, Gabriel Tang

    Throughout history, people have constructed simple timber lattice shelters such as the tepee or yurt, covered with animal skins, leaves, grasses and woven fabrics. Over the last fifty years, more sophisticated ‘webs of wood’ have emerged, with timber gridshells in particular becoming a structurally…

    Paperback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge

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