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  • 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

  • Industrial Archaeology

    An Introduction

    By Kenneth Hudson

    Industrial archaeology is the study of early industrial buildings and machinery, particularly of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. When this book was originally published in 1963, this was becoming a topic of lively interest and controversy among archaeologists, historians, architects and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Figural Sculpture in Eleventh-Century Dalmatia and Croatia

    Patronage, Architectural Context, History

    By Magdalena Skoblar

    This is the first full-length, English-language study of eleventh-century figural sculpture produced in Dalmatia and Croatia. Challenging the dependency on stylistic analysis in previous scholarship, Magdalena Skoblar contextualises the visual presence of these relief carvings in their local…

    Hardback – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture

    Edited by Charissa N. Terranova, Meredith Tromble

    The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture collects thirty essays from a transdisciplinary array of experts on biology in art and architecture. The book presents a diversity of hybrid art-and-science thinking, revealing how science and culture are interwoven. The book situates…

    Hardback – 2016-08-19 
    Routledge

  • Ideological Equals

    Women Architects in Socialist Europe 1945-1989

    Edited by Mary Pepchinski, Mariann Simon

    Ideological Equals: Women Architects in Socialist Europe 1945-1989 presents an alternative narrative of women in architecture. A topic often considered from the perspective of difference, this edited collection conversely focuses on the woman architect in a position of equality with their male…

    Hardback – 2016-08-18 
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Space Reimagined

    Learning from the difference, multiplicity, and otherness of development practice

    By Richard Bower

    As with so many facets of contemporary western life, architecture and space are often experienced and understood as a commodity or product. The premise of this book is to offer alternatives to the practices and values of such westernised space and Architecture (with a capital A), by exploring the…

    Hardback – 2016-07-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Part-Architecture

    The Maison de Verre, Duchamp, Domesticity and Desire in 1930s Paris

    By Emma Cheatle

    Part-Architecture presents a detailed and original study of Pierre Chareau’s Maison de Verre through another seminal modernist artwork, Marcel Duchamp’s Large Glass. Aligning the two works materially, historically and conceptually, the book challenges the accepted architectural descriptions of the…

    Hardback – 2016-07-29 
    Routledge

  • Digital and Immaterial Museums of Architecture

    By Konstantinos Ioannidis

    From the small scale collections of dusty architectural material that were often stored in some room in an architecture school or museum of art, through the 1960s, when the idea of architecture as an object of display and as a curating discipline emerged, the idea of exhibition as a medium to…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28 
    Routledge

  • Reimagining Singapore Architecture and Space: Intimacy, Agency and Affect

    By Lilian Chee

    How does agency and affect transform architectural knowledge? What subjects evolve from such strategies of engagement? What forms of evidence become crucial to such knowledge construction? This book argues that the big questions of architecture and urbanism taking place in the fleeting,…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28 
    Routledge

  • Women Architects in India

    Histories of Practice in Mumbai and Delhi

    By Mary N. Woods

    As the first inclusive study of how women have shaped the modern Indian built environment from the independence struggle until today, this book reveals a history that is largely unknown, not only in the West, but also in India. Educated in the 1930s and 1940s, the very first women architects…

    Hardback – 2016-07-27 
    Routledge

  • Spatial Violence

    Edited by Andrew Herscher, Anooradha Siddiqi

    This book poses spatial violence as a constitutive dimension of architecture and its epistemologies, as well as a method for theoretical and historical inquiry intrinsic to architecture; and thereby offers an alternative to predominant readings of spatial violence as a topic, event, fact, or other…

    Hardback – 2016-07-27 
    Routledge

  • Healing Spaces, Modern Architecture, and the Body

    By Sarah Schrank, Didem Ekici

    Healing Spaces, Modern Architecture, and the Body brings together cutting-edge scholarship examining the myriad ways that architects, urban planners, medical practitioners, and everyday people have applied modern ideas about health and the body to the spaces in which they live, work, and heal. The…

    Hardback – 2016-07-22 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

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