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  • Bruno Taut’s Design Inspiration for the Glashaus

    By David Nielsen

    As a formative exemplar of early architectural modernism, Bruno Taut’s seminal exhibition pavilion the Glashaus (literally translated Glasshouse) is logically part of the important debate of rethinking the origins of modernism. However, the historical record of Bruno Taut’s Glashaus has been…

    Hardback – 2015-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Wooden Church Architecture of the Russian North

    Regional Schools and Traditions (14th - 19th centuries)

    By Evgeny Khodakovsky

    The book presents a broad panoramic overview of church architecture in the Russian North between the fourteenth and nineteenth centuries. While it is inevitably overshadowed by the imperial splendour of the country’s capital cities, this unique phenomenon is regarded as the most distinctive…

    Hardback – 2015-08-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Cut and Paste Urban Landscape

    The Work of Gordon Cullen

    By Mira Engler

    During the post-war era, the emerging consumer economy radically changed both the discourse and practice of architecture. It was a time where architecture became a mainstream commodity whose products sold through mass media; a time in which Thomas Gordon Cullen came to be one of Britain’s…

    Hardback – 2015-08-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Building Cultures Valparaiso

    Pedagogy, practice and poetry at the Valparaiso School of Architecture and Design

    Edited by Sony Devabhaktuni, Patricia Guaita, Cornelia Tapparelli

    Building Cultures Valparaiso takes a critical look at how pedagogy, practice and poetry are brought together at one of the most influential schools of architecture of the past 50 years: the School of Architecture and Design of the Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso in Chile. The editors…

    Hardback – 2015-07-28
    EPFL Press

  • 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,…

    Hardback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Community Architecture (Routledge Revivals)

    How People Are Creating Their Own Environment

    By Nick Wates, Charles Knevitt

    First published in 1987, this title was one of the first to explore the emerging popular movement of Community Architecture, championed by Prince Charles, which gained momentum throughout Britain in the 1970s and 1980s. The conceptual framework rests fundamentally on the principle that the built…

    Paperback – 2014-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Louis I. Kahn

    Towards the Zero Degree of Concrete, 1960-1974

    By Anna Rosellini

    Through sheer determination and courage, Kahn has researched the nature of concrete in the form of precast, cast in place or blocks. Each of his renowned works in exposed concrete, such as the Yale Art Gallery, the Richards Laboratories, the Bath House, the Salk Institute, the National Assembly,…

    Hardback – 2014-11-12
    EPFL Press

  • Louis I. Kahn

    Exposed Concrete and Hollow Stones, 1949-1959

    By Roberto Gargiani

    Through sheer determination and courage, Kahn has researched the nature of concrete in the form of precast, cast in place or blocks. Each of his renowned works in exposed concrete, such as the Yale Art Gallery, the Richards Laboratories, the Bath House, the Salk Institute, the National Assembly,…

    Hardback – 2014-07-13
    EPFL Press

  • London's Contemporary Architecture

    An Explorer's Guide, 6th Edition

    By Ken Allinson, Victoria Thornton

    London is a living architectural exhibition. This tried and trusted portable guide will help you to find your way around one of the world’s most exciting cities, offering architectural experiences and insights into London’s finest contemporary architecture. features more than 400 buildings…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
    Routledge

  • The Brits Who Built the Modern World

    Edited by RIBA

    The British, we are often told, are a cautious bunch, wary of the new and conservative in their tastes. Yet, British Architecture in the 21st Century has an almost unrivalled reputation around the world for daring, innovation, creativity and flair. From Beijing to New York and Doha to Mumbai,…

    Paperback – 2014-02-12
    RIBA Publishing

  • François Blondel

    Architecture, Erudition, and the Scientific Revolution

    By Anthony Gerbino

    First director of the Académie royale d’architecture, François Blondel established a lasting model for architectural education that helped transform a still largely medieval profession into the one we recognize today. Most well known for his 1676 urban plan of Paris, Blondel is also celebrated as…

    Paperback – 2013-02-28
    Routledge
    The Classical Tradition in Architecture

  • Le Corbusier: Beton Brut and Ineffable Space (1940 – 1965)

    Surface Materials and Psychophysiology of Vision

    By Roberto Gargiani, Anna Rosellini

    This groundbreaking new perspective on Le Corbusier is based on exhaustive archival research and the study of neglected or completely unknown documents. It is innovative in showing the role of materials and construction techniques in the architecture of Le Corbusier and the book also delves into…

    Hardback – 2011-10-13
    EPFL Press

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