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  • The Design, Production and Reception of Eighteenth-Century Wallpaper in Britain

    By Clare Taylor

    Wallpaper’s spread across trades, class and gender is charted in this first full length study of the material’s use in Britain during the long eighteenth-century. It examines the types of wallpaper that were designed and produced and the interior spaces it occupied, from the country house to the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-27 
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Place and Space in the Medieval World

    Edited by Meg Boulton, Jane Hawkes, Heidi Stoner

    This book addresses the critical terminologies of place and space (and their role within medieval studies) in a considered and critical manner, presenting a scholarly introduction written by the editors alongside thematic case-studies that address a wide range of visual and textual material. The…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Event Space

    Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde

    By Dorita Hannah

    As the symbolists, constructivists and surrealists of the historical avant-garde began to abandon traditional theatre spaces and embrace the more contingent locations of the theatrical ‘event’, the built environment of a performance became not only part of the event, but an event in and of itself.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • The Heart of the City

    Legacy and Complexity of a Modern Design Idea

    By Leonardo Zuccaro Marchi

    The Heart of the City concept, which was introduced at CIAM 8 in 1951, has played an important role in architectural and urban debates. The Heart became the most important of the organic references used in the 1950s for defining a theory of urban form. This book focuses on both the historical and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Terms of Appropriation

    Modern Architecture and Global Exchange

    Edited by Amanda Reeser Lawrence, Ana Miljački

    This collection of critical essays focuses on how architectural material is transformed, revised, swallowed whole, plagiarized or in any other way appropriated. It charts new territory within this still unexplored yet highly topical area of study by establishing a shared vocabulary with which to…

    Paperback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Women Architects in the Modern Movement

    By Carmen Espegel

    Women Architects in the Modern Movement rewrites the history of modern architecture to elevate the often-overlooked female architects who helped build the movement. Starting with a theoretical analysis that situates women’s roles both in society and architecture specifically, Carmen Espegel…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Ancient Urban Planning in the Mediterranean

    New Research Directions

    Edited by Samantha L Martin-Mcauliffe, Daniel M. Millette

    New Directions in Urban Planning in the Ancient Mediterranean assembles the most up-to-date research on the design and construction of ancient cities in the wider Mediterranean. In particular, this edited collection reappraises and sheds light on ’lost’ Classical plans. Whether intentional or not,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Planning History

    Edited by Carola Hein

    The Handbook of Planning History offers a comprehensive interdisciplinary overview of planning history since its emergence in the late 19th century, investigating the history of the discipline, its core writings, key people, institutions, vehicles, education, and practice. Combining theoretical,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Hans Hollein and Postmodernism

    Art and Architecture in Austria, 1958-1985

    By Eva Branscome

    Set within the broader context of post-war Austria and the re-education initiatives set up by the Allied forces, particularly the US, this book investigates the art and architecture scene in Vienna to ask how this can inform our broader understanding of architectural Postmodernism. The book…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge

  • A History of Architecture and Trade

    Edited by Patrick Haughey

    A History of Architecture and Trade draws together essays from an international roster of distinguished and emerging scholars to critically examine the important role architecture and urbanism played in the past five hundred years of global trading, moving away from a conventional Western narrative…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Architecture of Medieval Churches

    Theology of Love in Practice

    By John A.H. Lewis

    The Architecture of Medieval Churches investigates the impact of affective theology on architecture and artefacts, focusing on the Middle Ages as a period of high achievement of this synthesis. It explores aspects of medieval church and cathedral architecture in relation to the contemporary…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

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