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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Unfinished Places: The Politics of (Re)making Cairo’s Old Quarters

    By Gehan Selim

    The Emerging Politics of (Re) making Cairo's Old Quarters examines postcolonial planning practices that aimed to modernise Cairo’s urban spaces. The author examines the expanding field of postcolonial urbanism by linking the state’s political ideologies and systems of governance with methods of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Rethinking Place in South Asian and Islamic Art, 1500-Present

    Edited by Deborah S. Hutton, Rebecca M. Brown

    Place plays a fundamental role in the structuring of the discipline of Art History. And yet, place also limits the questions art historians can ask and impairs analysis of objects and locations in the interstices of established, ossifi ed categories. The chapters in this interdisciplinary volume…

    Hardback – 2016-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Conservation of Architectural Ironwork

    By David S. Mitchell

    The peak of architectural ironwork in the 19th Century saw the spread of ornate decorative ironwork across the world. In recent years there has been a significant increase in conservation and restoration projects aiming to protect the artistry of traditional ironwork for future generations.…

    Hardback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge

  • Designing Schools

    Space, Place and Pedagogy

    Edited by Kate Darian-Smith, Julie Willis

    Designing Schools explores the close connections between the design of school buildings and educational practices throughout the twentieth century to today. Through international cases studies that span the Americas, Europe, Africa and Australia, this volume examines historical innovations in…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Libraries of Light

    British Public Library Design in the Long 1960s

    By Alistair Black

    For the first hundred years or so of their history, public libraries in Britain were built in an array of revivalist architectural styles. This backward-looking tradition was decisively broken in the long 1960s as many new libraries were erected up and down the country. In this new Routledge book,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-12 
    Routledge

  • Towards an Articulated Phenomenological Interpretation of Architecture

    Phenomenal Phenomenology

    By M. Reza Shirazi

    This book sheds light on the contemporary status of phenomenological discourse in architecture and investigates its current scholastic as well as practical position. Starting with a concise introduction to the philosophical grounds of phenomenology from the points of view of Husserl, Merleau-Ponty…

    Paperback – 2016-09-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Kahn at Penn

    Transformative Teacher of Architecture

    By James Williamson

    Louis I. Kahn is widely known as an architect of powerful buildings. But although much has been said about his buildings, almost nothing has been written about Kahn as an unconventional teacher and philosopher whose influence on his students was far-reaching. Teaching was vitally important for Kahn…

    Paperback – 2016-09-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Space Unveiled

    Invisible Cultures in the Design Studio

    Edited by Carla Jackson Bell

    Since the early 1800s, African Americans have designed signature buildings; however, in the mainstream marketplace, African American architects, especially women, have remained invisible in architecture history, theory and practice. Traditional architecture design studio education has been based…

    Paperback – 2016-09-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Architectural Temperance

    Spain and Rome, 1700-1759

    By Victor Deupi

    Architectural Temperance examines relations between Bourbon Spain and papal Rome (1700-1759) through the lens of cultural politics. With a focus on key Spanish architects sent to study in Rome by the Bourbon Kings, the book also discusses the establishment of a program of architectural education at…

    Paperback – 2016-09-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

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