Architectural History Products

  • The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture

    Bucharest, 1947-1965

    By Juliana Maxim

    Juliana Maxim’s book is the first systematic architectural history of Romania under socialism. It examines the mechanisms through which modern Soviet architecture was invested with political meaning and, in reverse, how specific architectural solutions came to define city life and the socialist…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 

  • The Architecture of Nothingness

    An Explanation of the Objective Basis of Beauty in Architecture and the Arts

    By Frank Lyons

    It is a common enough assumption that good buildings make us feel good just as poor ones can make us feel insecure, depressed or even threatened. We may instantly decide that we ‘like’ one building more than another, in the same way that without thinking we choose one work of art or music over…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 

  • The Environmental Imagination

    Technics and Poetics of the Architectural Environment, 2nd Edition

    By Dean Hawkes

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 
    Taylor & Francis

  • Rome and the Legacy of Louis I. Kahn

    By Elisabetta Barizza, Marco Falsetti

    Louis I. Kahn was one of the most influential architects, thinkers and teachers of his time. This book examines the important relationship between his work and the city of Rome, whose ancient ruins inspired in him a new design methodology. Structured into two main parts, the first includes personal…

    Hardback – 2018-08-28 
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Routledge Companion to Criticality in Art, Architecture, and Design

    Edited by Chris Brisbin, Myra Thiessen

    The Routledge Companion to Criticality in Art, Architecture, and Design presents an in-depth exploration of criticism and criticality in theory and practice across the disciplines of art, architecture, and design. Professional criticism is a vital part of understanding the cultural significance of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-23 

  • Divided Spaces, Contested Pasts

    The Heritage of the Gallipoli Peninsula

    By Lucienne Thys-Şenocak

    The Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey was the site of one of the most tragic and memorable battles of the 20th century, with the Turks fighting the ANZAC (Australian New Zealand Army Corps) and soldiers from fifteen other countries. This book explores the history of its landscape, its people, and its…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20 

  • Architecture, Computing and the Second World War

    From Crystallography to Digital Research in Architecture

    By Joao Rocha

    Architecture, Computing and the Second World War explores the history of digital architecture from the 1930s to the 1970s, depicting the interdisciplinary connections between the British avant-garde and the scientific milieu at the beginning of World War II. Interest in digital architecture has…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge Research in Design, Technology and Society

  • The Fortifications of Pompeii and Ancient Italy

    By Ivo van der Graaff

    The fortifications of Pompeii stand as the ancient city’s largest, oldest, and best preserved public monument. Over its 700-year history, Pompeii invested significant amounts of money, resources, and labor into re-building, maintaining, and upgrading the walls. Each intervention on the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 

  • Erik Gunnar Asplund

    Landscapes and Buildings

    By Malcolm Woollen

    Taking an interdisciplinary approach, weaving together art, philosophy, history and literature, this book investigates the landscapes and buildings of Swedish architect Erik Gunnar Asplund. Through critical essays and beautiful illustrations focusing on four projects, the Woodland Cemetery; the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24 

  • Marie Antoinette at Petit Trianon

    Heritage Interpretation and Visitor Perceptions

    By Denise Maior-Barron

    This book challenges common perceptions of Marie Antoinette, appraising the last Queen of France’s role in relation to the events of French Revolution through an original analysis of contemporary heritage practices and visitor perceptions at her former home, the Petit Trianon. Controversy and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-19 
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

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