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  • Towards Tate Modern

    Public Policy, Private Vision

    By Caroline Donnellan

    This interdisciplinary book examines how Tate Modern transformed itself into the highly successful gallery it is today. Donnellan argues that, faced with the prospect of convincing a sceptical public, Tate Modern set about establishing its own vision of art, its own vision of a public, and its own…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge

  • The New Tenement

    By Florian Urban

    This book examines "new tenements" – dense, medium-rise, multi-storey residences that have been the backbone of European inner-city regeneration since the 1970s and came with a new positive view on urban living. Focusing principally on Berlin, Copenhagen, Glasgow, Rotterdam, and Vienna, it relates…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Revisiting Postmodernism

    By Terry Farrell, Adam Nathaniel Furman

    Revisiting Postmodernism offers an engaging, wide-ranging and highly illustrated account of postmodernism in architecture from its roots in the 1940s to its ongoing relevance today. This book invites readers to see Postmodernism in a new light: not just a style but a cultural phenomenon that…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • The Modern Urban Landscape (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edward Relph

    First published in 1987, this book provides a wide-ranging account of how modern cities have come to look as they do — differing radically from their predecessors in their scale, style, details and meanings. It uses many illustrations and examples to explore the origins and development of specific…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • God’s House at Ewelme

    Life, Devotion and Architecture in a Fifteenth-Century Almshouse

    By John Goodall

    Edited by Ian Hayward

    This title was first published in 2001. God’s House, at Ewelme, is an extraordinary survival from England’s late medieval past: a well documented and superbly preserved chantry foundation established in 1437 by William and Alice de la Pole, then Earl and Countess of Suffolk. As originally…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Napoleonic Survey of Egypt

    The Monuments and Customs of Egypt, Selected Engravings and Texts

    Edited by Terence M. Russell

    Napoleon Bonaparte celebrated his conquest of Egypt in 1798 by commissioning a survey of the country’s treasures published as the Description de L’Egypte. An army of engravers collaborated with artist-illustrators over a thirty-year period to produce 900 folio engravings of huge proportions…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Westminster Abbey

    The Cosmati Pavements

    By Lindy Grant, Richard Mortimer

    This title was first published in 2002. Westminster Abbey: The Cosmati pavements is the first in-depth examination of Westminster Abbey’s two beautiful and mysterious inlaid pavements. Who made them, and when? Why did the King and Abbot have them brought from Rome? Mostly made up of recycled stones…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Women Artists and the Decorative Arts 1880-1935

    The Gender of Ornament

    By Janice Helland

    Edited by Bridget Elliott

    This title was first published in 2002. To date, studies explaining decorative practice in the early modernist period have largely overlooked the work of women artists. For the most part, studies have focused on the denigration of decorative work by leading male artists, frequently dismissed as…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Germain Boffrand

    Book of Architecture Containing the General Principles of the Art and the Plans, Elevations and Sections of some of the Edifices Built in France and in Foreign Countries

    By Caroline van Eck

    This title was first published in 2003. Germain Boffrand was one of the great French architects of the early eighteenth century. His work encompassed not only the design of town and country houses for the wealthy but also mines, bridges and hospitals. His Livre d’Architecture is one of the most…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Modern Color/Modern Architecture

    Amédée Ozenfant and the Genealogy of Color in Modern Architecture

    By William W. Braham

    This title was first published in 2002: 'This really is a text that will fill a long-felt want. I am sure it will be required reading for anyone interested in the art of the twentieth century.' Joseph Rykwert Do colors have different spatial and architectural effects? What is the psychological…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Modern Architecture and the End of Empire

    By Mark Crinson

    This title was first published in 2003:  Modernist architecture claimed to be the 'international style' but the relationship between modernism and the new dispositions of nations and nationalities which have succeeded the old European empires remains obscure. In this, the first book to examine…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Participatory Culture and the Social Value of an Architectural Icon: Sydney Opera House

    By Cristina Garduno Freeman

    This book develops new and innovative methods for understanding the cultural significance of places such as the World Heritage listed Sydney Opera House. By connecting participatory media, visual culture and social value, Cristina Garduño Freeman contributes to a fast-growing body of scholarship on…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge

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