Architectural History Products

  • A Landscape of Architecture, History and Fiction

    By Jonathan Hill

    Architecture can be analogous to a history, a fiction, and a landscape. We expect a history or a novel to be written in words, but they can also be cast in concrete or seeded in soil. The catalyst to this tradition was the simultaneous and interdependent emergence in the eighteenth century of new…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 

  • Industries of Architecture

    Edited by Katie Lloyd Thomas, Tilo Amhoff, Nick Beech

    At a time when the technologies and techniques of producing the built environment are undergoing significant change, this book makes central architecture’s relationship to industry. Contributors turn to historical and theoretical questions, as well as to key contemporary developments, taking a…

    Paperback – 2015-11-16 

  • Conflicted Identities

    Housing and the Politics of Cultural Representation

    By Alexandra Staub

    Nation-states have long used representational architecture to create symbolic identities for public consumption both at home and abroad. Government buildings, major ensembles and urban plans have a visibility that lends them authority, while their repeated portrayals in the media cement their image…

    Hardback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Routledge Revivals)

    By Rod Hackney

    First published in 1990, this title presents the personal reflections of renowned community architect Rod Hackney, who served for many years as President of both the Royal Institute of British Architects and the International Union of Architects. Educated in the Modernist tradition of architecture…

    Paperback – 2015-10-10 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Light in Architecture

    The Intangible Material

    By Elisa Valero Ramos

    Light in Architecture explores the role and use of light in and around buildings from the time that Stonehenge was built through to the present day, illustrating how a greater understanding of this intangible and free material will lead us to better architecture and, ultimately, improve our quality…

    Paperback – 2015-10-01
    RIBA Publishing

  • Mid-Century Modernism in Turkey

    Architecture Across Cultures in the 1950s and 1960s

    Edited by Meltem Ö Gürel

    Mid-Century Modernism in Turkey studies the unfolding of modern architecture in Turkey during the 1950s and 1960s. The book brings together scholars who have carried out extensive research on post-WWII modernism in a global context. The authors situate Turkish architectural case studies within an…

    Hardback – 2015-09-24
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Bruno Taut’s Design Inspiration for the Glashaus

    By David Nielsen

    As a formative exemplar of early architectural modernism, Bruno Taut’s seminal exhibition pavilion the Glashaus (literally translated Glasshouse) is logically part of the important debate of rethinking the origins of modernism. However, the historical record of Bruno Taut’s Glashaus has been…

    Hardback – 2015-09-24
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Historiography of Persian Architecture

    Edited by Mohammad Gharipour

    Historiography is the study of the methodology of writing history, the development of the discipline of history, and the changing interpretations of historical events in the works of individual historians. Exploring the historiography of Persian art and architecture requires a closer look at a…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21
    Iranian Studies

  • Modernity

    Enlightenment and Revolution – ideal and unforeseen consequence

    By Christopher Tadgell

    The seventh book in the Architecture in Context series, this is a comprehensive survey of European architecture from the pre-dawn of the Enlightenment in early Georgian England to the triumph of Brutalism in the seventh decade of the twentieth century. The three main sections of the book are…

    Hardback – 2015-09-17
    Architecture in Context

  • Architectural History Retold

    By Paul Davies

    How much do you know about Greek architecture? Roman? Gothic? The Renaissance? Modernism? Perhaps more importantly, do you know how these are connected or how one style evolved to become another? Or what happened historically during each of these periods? Architectural History Retold is your…

    Paperback – 2015-09-16

  • Sustainable Building Design

    Learning from nineteenth-century innovations

    By Vidar Lerum

    A twenty-first century renaissance is emerging in architecture. After a century of building designs characterized by high energy demand, low quality lighting and poor thermal comfort, the fundamental questions must be asked again: is there a better path to designing the most energy efficient,…

    Paperback – 2015-09-11

  • Palladian Design

    the Good, the Bad and the Unexpected

    By RIBA Publishing

    More than 400 years after his death, Andrea Palladio (1508–80) remains one of the most influential architects of all time. This catalogue explores how the design principles of Palladio have been interpreted, copied and re-imagined across time and continents in very different ways since his death,…

    Paperback – 2015-09-09
    RIBA Publishing

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