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  • Visioning Technologies

    The Architectures of Sight, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Cairns

    Visioning Technologies brings together a collection of texts from leading theorists to examine how architecture has been, and is, reframed and restructured by the visual and theoretical frameworks introduced by different ‘technologies of sight’ – understood to include orthographic projection,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge

  • Beyond Utopia

    Japanese Metabolism Architecture and the Birth of Mythopia, 1st Edition

    By Agnes Nyilas

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

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • Urban Latin America

    Images, Words, Flows and the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-05-24
    Routledge
    Architext

  • 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 – 2018-05-16
    Routledge

  • Unexpected Affinities

    The History of Type in Architectural Project from Laugier to Duchamp, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-05-16
    Routledge

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

    1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15
    Routledge

  • Frank Lloyd Wright : The Early Years : Progressivism : Aesthetics : Cities

    1st Edition

    By Donald Leslie Johnson

    Frank Lloyd Wright : The Early Years : Progressivism : Aesthetics : Cities examines Wright's belief that all aspects of human life must embrace and celebrate an aesthetic experience that would thereby lead to necessary social reforms. Inherent in the theory was a belief that reform of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of San Juan de Puerto Rico

    Five centuries of urban and architectural experimentation, 1st Edition

    By Arleen Pabón-Charneco

    As San Juan nears the 500th anniversary of its founding, Arleen Pabón-Charneco explores the urban and architectural developments that have taken place over the last five centuries, transforming the site from a small Caribbean enclave to a sprawling modern capital. As the oldest European…

    Paperback – 2018-05-04
    Routledge

  • Religion and Art in the Heart of Modern Manhattan

    St. Peter’s Church and the Louise Nevelson Chapel, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aaron Rosen

    "When you're in New York" the sculptor Louise Nevelson once said, "you're in perpetual resurrection." She might have said the same thing about St. Peter's Lutheran Church, set in the heart of midtown Manhattan. In the 1970s the church made a radical move, scrapping its neo-gothic building for a…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • George Hadfield: Architect of the Federal City

    1st Edition

    By Julia King

    During his lifetime, the work of architect George Hadfield (1763-1826) was highly regarded, both in England and the United States. Since his death, however, Hadfield's contributions to architecture have slowly faded from view, and few of his buildings survive. In order to reassess Hadfield's career…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Old Women and Art in the Early Modern Italian Domestic Interior

    1st Edition

    By Erin J. Campbell

    Though portraits of old women mediate cultural preoccupations just as effectively as those of younger women, the scant published research on images of older women belies their significance within early modern Italy. This study examines the remarkable flowering, largely overlooked in portraiture…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Artistic Practices and Cultural Transfer in Early Modern Italy

    Essays in Honour of Deborah Howard, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nebahat Avcioğlu, Allison Sherman

    For too long, the ’centre’ of the Renaissance has been considered to be Rome and the art produced in, or inspired by it. This collection of essays dedicated to Deborah Howard brings together an impressive group of internationally recognised scholars of art and architecture to showcase both the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

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