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  • Understanding Medieval Liturgy

    Essays in Interpretation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Gittos, Sarah Hamilton

    This book provides an introduction to current work and new directions in the study of medieval liturgy. It focuses primarily on so-called occasional rituals such as burial, church consecration, exorcism and excommunication rather than on the Mass and Office. Recent research on such rites…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Visual Spatial Enquiry

    Diagrams and Metaphors for Architects and Spatial Thinkers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robyn Creagh, Sarah McGann

    Visual Spatial Enquiry explores visual and textual ways of working within spatial research. Architects and spatial thinkers from the arts, social sciences and humanities present rich case studies from remote and regional settings in Australia to the suburbs of Los Angeles, and from gallery and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Flexibility and Design

    Learning from the School Construction Systems Development (SCSD) Project, 1st Edition

    By Joshua D. Lee

    This book questions flexibility as a design approach by providing a longitudinal analysis of an innovative architectural experiment called the School Construction Systems Development (SCSD) project. The SCSD pioneered the use of performance specifications to create an open, prefabricated, and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Concept of Monument in Achaemenid Empire

    1st Edition

    By Mehr Azar Soheil

    The aim of this book is to explore the significance of the concept of ‘monument’ in the context of the Achaemenid Empire (550-330 BC), with particular reference to the Royal Ensemble of Persepolis, founded by Darius I and built together with his son Xerxes. While Persepolis was built as an ‘…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge

  • The Shaping of London

    A Political and Economic Perspective 1066-1870, 1st Edition

    By Paul Balchin

    Originally published in 2014, The Shaping of London chronologically examines the likely impact of wars, dynastic struggles, demographic change and economic growth on the physical fabric of London. The book traces the evolution of architectural style in London within the context of politics and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Unorthodox Ways to Think the City

    Representations, Constructions, Dynamics, 1st Edition

    By Teresa Stoppani

    This book argues that architecture and the city and their processes can be better understood by drawing categories from disciplines that exceed the architectural and urban cultural context. It performs an open intellectual reading that traverses architecture and architectural theory, but also art…

    Hardback – 2018-12-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture

    Bucharest, 1949-1964, 1st Edition

    By Juliana Maxim

    The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture is the first systematic architectural history of Romania under socialism written in English. It examines the mechanisms through which modern architecture was invested with political meaning and, in reverse, how specific architectural solutions came to…

    Paperback – 2018-11-29
    Routledge
    Architext

  • The Amusement Park

    History, Culture and the Heritage of Pleasure, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jason Wood

    Jason Wood is Director of Heritage Consultancy Services, Lancaster, UK, and former Professor of Cultural Heritage at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-29
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Housing, Architecture and the Edge Condition

    Dublin is building, 1935 - 1975, 1st Edition

    By Ellen Rowley

    This book presents an architectural overview of Dublin’s mass-housing building boom from the 1930s to the 1970s. During this period, Dublin Corporation built tens of thousands of two-storey houses, developing whole communities from virgin sites and green fields at the city’s edge, while tentatively…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Architecture and the Landscape of Modernity in China before 1949

    1st Edition

    By Edward Denison

    This book explores China’s encounter with architecture and modernity in the tumultuous epoch before Communism – an encounter that was mediated not by a singular notion of modernism emanating from the west, but that was uniquely multifarious, deriving from a variety of sources both from the west and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge

  • Architecture, Festival and the City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jemma Browne, Christian Frost, Ray Lucas

    Historically the urban festival served as an occasion for affirming shared convictions and identities in the life of the city. Whether religious or civic in nature, these events provided tangible expressions of social, cultural, political, and religious cohesion, often reaffirming a particular…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge
    Critiques

  • Confabulations : Storytelling in Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Paul Emmons, Marcia F. Feuerstein, Carolina Dayer

    Confabulation is a drawing together through storytelling. Fundamental to our perception, memory, and thought is the way we join fractured experiences to construct a narrative. Confabulations: Storytelling in Architecture weaves together poetic ideas, objects, and events and returns you to everyday…

    Paperback – 2018-11-14
    Routledge

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