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  • Public Interest Design Education Guidebook

    Curricula, Strategies, and SEED Academic Case Studies

    Edited by Lisa M. Abendroth, Bryan Bell

    Public Interest Design Education Guidebook: Curricula, Strategies, and SEED Academic Case Studies presents the pedagogical framework and collective curriculum necessary to teach public interest designers. The second book in Routledge’s Public Interest Design Guidebook series, the editors and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-09 
    Routledge
    Public Interest Design Guidebooks

  • Lacan for Architects

    By Lorens Holm

    Jacques Lacan's impact on intellectual culture in the twentieth century has been profound, and yet his rather baroque style of exposition, his penchant for involution, has limited his impact on other discourses. This text makes his work on the nature of the ‘speaking subject’ available to…

    Paperback – 2018-07-02 
    Routledge
    Thinkers for Architects

  • The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture

    Bucharest, 1947-1965

    By Juliana Maxim

    Juliana Maxim’s book is the first systematic architectural history of Romania under socialism. It examines the mechanisms through which modern Soviet architecture was invested with political meaning and, in reverse, how specific architectural solutions came to define city life and the socialist…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Architext

  • The Architecture of Nothingness

    An Explanation of the Objective Basis of Beauty in Architecture and the Arts

    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 – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge

  • The Changing Shape of Architecture

    Further Cases of Integrating Research and Design in Practice

    By Michael Hensel, Fredrik Nilsson

    Following on from The Changing Shape of Practice, this new book expands upon the author’s exploration into how architectural practices worldwide are dealing with increasingly complex design requirements. This new volume provides a handbook of examples for practices that wish to integrate more…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge

  • The Future of Museum and Gallery Design

    Purpose, Process, Perception

    Edited by Suzanne Macleod, Tricia Austin, Jonathan A Hale, Oscar Ho Hing Kay

    Placing a specific emphasis on social responsibility, The Future of Museum and Gallery Design emphasises the need for a greater understanding of the impact of museum design in the experiences of visitors, in the manifestation of the vision and values of museums and galleries, and in the shaping of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-25 
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • 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 – 2018-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Research Methods and Techniques in Architecture

    By Elzbieta Danuta Niezabitowska

    A strictly scientific approach to research design in architecture is no longer adequate. With contemporary considerations like behavior, health, and environmental protection, architects and students alike need holistic research methodologies that incorporate qualitative elements as well as more…

    Paperback – 2018-05-24 
    Routledge

  • Museum Thresholds

    The Design and Media of Arrival

    Edited by Ross Parry, Ruth Page, Alex Moseley

    Museum Thresholds is a progressive, interdisciplinary volume and the first to explore the importance and potential of entrance spaces for visitor experience. Bringing together an international collection of writers from different disciplines, the chapters in this volume offer different theoretical…

    Hardback – 2018-05-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • 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

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