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  • Reconstructing Historic Landmarks

    Fabrication, Negotiation, and the Past

    By Wayde Brown

    Historic reconstructions have been a consistent part of the historic preservation and heritage conservation movements in the United States and Canada. Indeed, reconstruction has been the primary tool at the most influential historic sites for example: the Governor's Palace and the Capitol at…

    Hardback – 2018-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural Conservation and Historic Preservation

  • Activism in Architecture

    Bright Dreams of Passive Energy Design

    Edited by Carolina Dayer, Margot Kally McDonald

    This edited collection gathers contributions from a diverse range of renowned scholars and professionals to uncover the unique relationship between passive architectural systems and activism. Focusing on the pioneering work of the influential American chemist and inventor, Harold R. Hay (1909–2009)…

    Hardback – 2018-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Rome and the Legacy of Louis I. Kahn

    By Elisabetta Barizza, Marco Falsetti

    Louis I. Kahn was one of the most influential architects, thinkers and teachers of his time. This book examines the important relationship between his work and the city of Rome, whose ancient ruins inspired in him a new design methodology. Structured into two main parts, the first includes personal…

    Hardback – 2018-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Architectures of Transversality

    Paul Klee, Louis Kahn and the Persian Imagination

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Erik Gunnar Asplund

    Landscapes and Buildings

    By Malcolm Woollen

    Taking an interdisciplinary approach, weaving together art, philosophy, history, and literature, this book investigates the landscapes and buildings of Swedish architect Erik Gunnar Asplund. Through critical essays and beautiful illustrations focusing on four projects, the Woodland Cemetery, the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24 
    Routledge

  • Tradition as Mediation: Louis I. Kahn

    The Dominican Motherhouse & The Hurva Synagogue

    By Dana Margalith

    This book explores Louis I. Kahn's approach to tradition as revealed in two of his important, unbuilt, projects. Focusing on Kahn's designs for the Dominican Motherhouse of St. Catherine de Ricci, Media, Pennsylvania (1965-1969), and the Hurva Synagogue, Jerusalem, Israel (1967-1974), the book…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Asian Cinema and the Use of Space

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Lilian Chee, Edna Lim

    Asian cinemas are connected to global networks and participate in producing international film history while at the same time influenced and engaged by spatial, cultural, social and political transformations. This interdisciplinary study forwards a productive pairing of Asian cinemas and space,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Technologies for Sustainable Urban Design and Bioregionalist Regeneration

    By Dora Francese

    This book explores the role of technology in ecological urban design and regeneration. Part I provides theoretical and methodological insights into technological approaches that offer optimum respect to existing cultural and natural environments, while offering minimum impact and carbon footprint.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • China's Architecture in a Globalizing World: Between Socialism and the Market

    By Jiawen Han

    China is currently in the midst of an unprecedented building boom and, indeed, interest in Chinese contemporary architecture has been fuelled by this huge expansion. Through a cutting-edge theoretical discussion of Chinese architecture in relation to Chinese modernity, this book examines this…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Time, History and Architecture

    Essays on Critical Historiograpy

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural History

  • The Ideal of Total Environmental Control

    Knud Lönberg-Holm, Buckminster Fuller, and the SSA

    By Suzanne Strum

    This book traces the ideal of total environmental control through the intellectual and geographic journey of Knud Lönberg- Holm, a forgotten Danish architect who promoted a unique systemic, cybernetic, and ecological vision of architecture in the 1930s. A pioneering figure of the new objectivity…

    Hardback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Capsules: Typology of Other Architecture

    By Peter Šenk

    This book investigates the architectural, product design, and urban typology of the capsule which, beginning in the 1960s, broadened the concept of the basic building blocks of architecture to include a minimal living unit, called the "capsule." Here it is presented with regard to the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge

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