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  • 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

  • Riverine

    Architecture and Rivers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerald Adler, Manolo Guerci

    Riverscapes are the main arteries of the world’s largest cities, and have, for millennia, been the lifeblood of the urban communities that have developed around them. These human settlements – given life through the space of the local waterscape – soon developed into ritualised spaces that sought…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge

  • Architecture, Democracy and Emotions

    The Politics of Feeling since 1945, 1st Edition

    Edited by Till Großmann, Philipp Nielsen

    After 1945 it was not just Europe’s parliamentary buildings that promised to house democracy: hotels in Turkey and Dutch shopping malls proposed new democratic attitudes and feelings. Housing programs in the United Kingdom, the United States, and the Soviet Union were designed with the aim of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-08
    Routledge

  • Architecture and the Modern Hospital

    Nosokomeion to Hygeia, 1st Edition

    By Julie Willis, Philip Goad, Cameron Logan

    More than any other building type in the twentieth century, the hospital was connected to transformations in the health of populations and expectations of lifespan. From the scale of public health to the level of the individual, the architecture of the modern hospital has reshaped knowledge about…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Homes Fit For Heroes

    The Politics and Architecture of Early State Housing in Britain, 1st Edition

    By Mark Swenarton

    Homes fit for Heroes looks at the pledge made 100 years ago by the Lloyd George government to build half a million ‘homes fit for heroes’ – the pledge which made council housing a major part of the housing system in the UK. Originally published in 1981, the book is the only full-scale study of the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Modernism and American Mid-20th Century Sacred Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anat Geva

    Mid-20th century sacred architecture in America sought to bridge modernism with religion by abstracting cultural and faith traditions and pushing the envelope in the design of houses of worship. Modern architects embraced the challenges of creating sacred spaces that incorporated liturgical changes…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Dublin’s Bourgeois Homes

    Building the Victorian Suburbs, 1850-1901, 1st Edition

    By Susan Galavan

    In 1859, Dubliners strolling along country roads witnessed something new emerging from the green fields. The Victorian house had arrived: wide red brick structures stood back behind manicured front lawns. Over the next forty years, an estimated 35,000 of these homes were constructed in the fields…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • From Socialist to Post-Socialist Cities

    Cultural Politics of Architecture, Urban Planning, and Identity in Eurasia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexander C. Diener, Joshua Hagen

    The development of post-socialist cities has become a major field of study among critical theorists from across the social sciences and humanities. Originally constructed under the dictates of central planners and designed to serve the demands of command economies, post-socialist urban centers…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Association for the Study of Nationalities

  • The Architecture of Nothingness

    An Explanation of the Objective Basis of Beauty in Architecture and the Arts, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-10-15
    Routledge

  • Christian Norberg-Schulz’s Interpretation of Heidegger’s Philosophy

    Care, Place and Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Hendrik Auret

    Christian Norberg-Schulz’s Interpretation of Heidegger’s Philosophy investigates the theoretical contribution of the world-renowned Norwegian architectural theorist Christian Norberg-Schulz and considers his architectural interpretation of the writings of German philosopher Martin Heidegger. Though…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Douglas Snelling

    Pan-Pacific Modern Design and Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Davina Jackson

    Douglas Burrage Snelling (1916–85) was one of Britain’s significant emigré architects and designers. Born in Kent and educated in New Zealand, he became one of Australia’s leading mid-century architects, of luxury residences and commercial buildings, and a trend-setting designer of furniture,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

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