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  • Confabulations : Storytelling in Architecture

    By Paul Emmons, Marcia F. Feuerstein, Carolina Dayer

    Paul Emmons is a registered architect and Professor at the Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center of Virginia Tech where he directs the PhD program in Architecture + Design Research. Marcia F Feuerstein is an architect and associate professor at the Washington Alexandria Architecture Center of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12 
    Routledge

  • A Philosophy of Chinese Architecture

    Past, Present, Future

    By David Wang

    A Philosophy of Chinese Architecture: Past, Present, Future examines the impact of Chinese philosophy on China’s historic structures, as well as on modern Chinese urban aesthetics and architectural forms. For architecture in China moving forward, author David Wang posits a theory, the New…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • The Living Tradition of Architecture

    Edited by Jose de Paiva

    The Living Tradition of Architecture explores the depth of architecture as it takes flesh in the living tradition of building, dwelling and thinking. This is a timely appraisal of the field by some of its foremost contributors. Beyond modern misconceptions about tradition only relating to things…

    Paperback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Douglas Snelling: Pan-Pacific Modern Design and Architecture

    By Davina Jackson

    Douglas Burrage Snelling (1916–85) was one of Britain’s significant emigré architects and designers. Born in England and educated in New Zealand, he became one of Australia’s leading mid-century architects, of luxury residences and commercial buildings, and a trend-setting designer of furniture,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Times of Creative Destruction

    Shaping Buildings and Cities in the late C20th

    By Alexander Tzonis, Liane Lefaivre

    Times of Creative Destruction is about the years that followed the end of WWII, one of the most seminal and dramatic epochs in human history, during which extraordinary star-buildings were born, cities exploded, and an unprecedented world of a ‘Third Ecology’ emerged. Never before was there such a…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Visioning Technologies

    The Architectures of Sight

    Edited by Graham Cairns

    Visioning Technologies brings together a collection of texts from leading theorists to examine how architecture has been, and is, reframed and restructured by the visual and theoretical frameworks introduced by different ‘technologies of sight’ – understood to include orthographic projection,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Furniture

    Identity, Diplomacy and Persuasion in Post-War Interiors

    Edited by Fredie Flore, Cammie McAtee

    In many different parts of the world modern furniture elements have served as material expressions of power in the post-war era. They were often meant to express an international and in some respects apolitical modern language, but when placed in a sensitive setting or a meaningful architectural…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Politics in Nigeria

    The Study of a Late Twentieth-Century Enlightenment-Inspired Modernism at Abuja, 1900-2016

    By Nnamdi Elleh

    In 1975, the Nigerian authorities decided to construct a new, post-colonial capital called Abuja, and together with several internationally renowned architects, these military leaders collaborated to build a city for three million inhabitants. Founded five years after the civil war with Biafra…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Percier and Fontaine and the Struggle for Sovereignty in Revolutionary France

    By Iris Moon

    As the official architects of Napoleon, Charles Percier (1764-1838) and Pierre-François-Léonard Fontaine (1762-1853) designed interiors that responded to the radical ideologies and collective forms of destruction that took place during the French Revolution. The architects visualized new forms of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29 
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of San Juan de Puerto Rico

    Five centuries of urban and architectural experimentation

    By Arleen Pabon-Charneco

    As San Juan nears the 500th anniversary of its founding Arleen Pabón-Charneco explores the urban and architectural developments that have taken place over the last 5 centuries to develop the site from a small Caribbean enclave to a sprawling modern capital. As the oldest European settlement in the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Take One Building : Interdisciplinary Research Perspectives of the Seattle Central Library

    Edited by Ruth Conroy Dalton, Christoph Holscher

    This book evaluates how we perceive buildings in different ways depending upon our academic and professional background. With reference to the Seattle Central Library, it illustrates a range of different methods available through its application. By seeing such a variety of different methods…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge

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