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  • Designed to Sell

    The Evolution of Modern Merchandising and Display, 1st Edition

    By Alessandra Wood

    Designed to Sell presents an engaging account of mid-twentieth century department store design and display in America from the 1930s to the 1960s. It traces the development of post-war philosophies of retail design that embodied aesthetics and function and new modes of merchandise display,…

    Hardback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Interior Design

  • Finding San Carlino

    Collected Perspectives on the Geometry of the Baroque, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adil Mansure, Skender Luarasi

    The church of San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane, also called San Carlino, is an architectural artefact that continues to attract numerous hypotheses and geometric analyses attempting to explain its form and meaning. Numerous investigations have attempted to reveal its underlying geometrical principles…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural History

  • Worship Sound Spaces

    Architecture, Acoustics and Anthropology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Guillebaud, Catherine Lavandier

    Worship Sound Spaces unites specialists from architecture, acoustic engineering and the social sciences to encourage closer analysis of the sound environments within places of worship. Gathering a wide range of case studies set in Europe, Asia, North America, the Middle East and Africa, the book…

    Hardback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Architectural Conservation and Restoration in Norway and Russia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Evgeny Khodakovsky, Siri Skjold Lexau

    Norway and Russia have been closely related through the ages, both geographically and historically, and have experienced similar problems relating to climate, building maintenance and national wooden architecture. As a result, the parallel study of architectural conservation and restoration…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural Conservation and Historic Preservation

  • Through the Healing Glass

    Shaping the Modern Body through Glass Architecture, 1925-35, 1st Edition

    By John Stanislav Sadar

    In the mid-1920s a physiologist, a glass chemist, and a zoo embarked on a project which promised to turn buildings into medical instruments. The advanced chemistry of "Vita" Glass mobilised theories of light and medicine, health practices and glassmaking technology to compress an entire epoch’s…

    Hardback – 2016-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Walter Benjamin and Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gevork Hartoonian

    The essays compiled in this book explore aspects of Walter Benjamin’s discourse that have contributed to the formation of contemporary architectural theories. Issues such as technology and history have been considered central to the very modernity of architecture, but Benjamin’s reflection on…

    Hardback – 2009-10-26
    Routledge

  • Cardiff

    Architecture and Archaeology in the Medieval Diocese of Llandaff, 1st Edition

    By John R. Kenyon

    This book acts as a stimulus to further debate and discussion about the archaeology and architecture of the medieval diocese of Llandaff. It presents work at Cardiff and Skenfrith castles and focuses on buildings at Caldicot and Raglan.…

    Hardback – 2006-07-01
    Routledge
    The British Archaeological Association Conference Transactions

  • Free-Standing Tension Structures

    From Tensegrity Systems to Cable-Strut Systems, 1st Edition

    By Binbing Wang

    Architects are constantly looking for new methods to create large indoor spaces unhindered by columns and other supports. Tensile and cable-strut structures are one method of producing such spaces. They also enable the creation of different shaped spaces allowing architects more scope for…

    Hardback – 2004-07-22
    CRC Press
    Spon Research

  • Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

    1st Edition

    By Lynn Beadle

    This book, the result of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat 6th World Congress: Cities in the Third Millennium, examines the issues which must be addressed if we are to have a common understanding of the forces of change.Experts in architecture, engineering and planning contribute a…

    Hardback – 2001-11-22
    CRC Press

  • City, Capital and Water

    1st Edition

    By Patrick Malone

    The urban waterfront is widely regarded as a frontier of contemporary urban development, attracting both investment and publicity. City, Capital and Water provides a detailed account of the redevelopment of urban waterfronts in nine cities around the world: London, Tokyo, Kobe, Osaka, Hong Kong,…

    Hardback – 1996-12-12
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Construction in Steel

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Blanc, Michael McEvoy, Roger Plank

    This book provides a comprehensive guide to the successful use of steel in building and will form a unique source of inspiration and reference for all those concerned with architecture in steel.…

    Hardback – 1993-10-07
    Taylor & Francis

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