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  • Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater

    American Architecture in the Depression Era

    By Catherine W Zipf

    Paperback – 2018-06-02 
    Routledge

  • Restaurants & Dining Rooms

    Edited by Christoph Grafe, Franziska Bollerey

    First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Interior Architecture

  • Architecture and Meaning Across Media

    Production Sites

    Edited by Sophia Psarra

    Architecture and Meaning Across Media examines the intimate link between material sites and meaning. It explores questions such as: how do spatial configurations produce meaning? What are alternative modes of knowledge production? How do these change our understanding of architectural…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Berthold Lubetkin’s Highpoint II and the Jewish Contribution to Modern English Architecture

    By Deborah Lewittes

    In 1935, the Russian-born Jewish architect Berthold Lubetkin and his firm Tecton designed Highpoint, a block of flats in London which Le Corbusier called ‘revolutionary’. Three years later, Lubetkin completed a companion design. Yet Highpoint II felt very different and the sense that the ideals of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Unexpected Affinities

    The Concept of Type in Architectural Project from Laugier to Duchamp

    By Pablo Meninato

    While the concept of 'type' has been present in architectural discourse since its formal introduction at the end of the eighteenth century, its role in the development of architectural projects has not been comprehensively analyzed. This book proposes a reassessment of architectural type throughout…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Captured Landscape

    Architecture and the Enclosed Garden, 2nd Edition

    By Kate Baker

    The enclosed garden, or hortus conclusus, is a place where architecture and landscape come together. It has a long and varied history, ranging from the early paradise garden and cloister, the botanic garden and giardini segreto, the kitchen garden and as a stage for social display. The enclosed…

    Paperback – 2018-05-23 
    Routledge

  • The Design, Production and Reception of Eighteenth-Century Wallpaper in Britain

    By Clare Taylor

    Wallpaper’s spread across trades, class and gender is charted in this first full length study of the material’s use in Britain during the long eighteenth-century. It examines the types of wallpaper that were designed and produced and the interior spaces it occupied, from the country house to the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-17 
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Shaping the American Interior

    Structures, Contexts and Practices

    Edited by Paula Lupkin, Penny Sparke

    Bringing together twelve original essays, Shaping the American Interior maps out, for the first time, the development and definition of the field of interiors in the United States in the period from 1870 until 1960. Its interdisciplinary approach encompasses a broad range of people, contexts, and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Riverine

    Architecture and Rivers

    Edited by Gerald Adler, Manolo Guerci

    Focusing on human settlements whose origins depend upon rivers, this book asks, what may be identified as common cultural traits to such settlements? It explores the relationship between architecture and rivers at a number of scales, from the geographical/topographical, through the urban/…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Beyond Utopia

    Japanese Metabolism Architecture and the Birth of Mythopia

    By Agnes Nyilas

    Megastructure proposals by the Japanese Metabolism group are commonly identified with the concept of utopia. Beyond this partial understanding, the author suggests that rather than being merely utopian, the Megastructure of Metabolism represents a uniquely amalgam genre: the myth camouflaged as…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11 
    Routledge

  • Urban Latin America

    Images, Words, Flows and the Built Environment

    Edited by Bianca Freire-Medeiros, Julia O'Donnell

    Urban Latin America explores the relationship between images, words and the built environment using an engaging variety of methods and sources, with a timely emphasis on comparative studies. The book brings together scholars with various disciplinary backgrounds and theoretical affiliations who…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09 
    Routledge
    Architext

  • Home and Community

    Lessons from a Modernist Housing Scheme

    By Sandra Costa Santos, Nadia Bertolino, Vanessa May, Stephen Hicks, Camilla Lewis

    This book explores the connections between architecture, home and community. It is based on the empirical examination of domestic experiences in a post-war modernist housing scheme: Claremont Court in Edinburgh, designed by Basil Spence. Offering a novel cross-disciplinary approach, it broadens our…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

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