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  • Sport and Architecture

    By Benjamin S. Flowers

    Sport and architecture are two elements of contemporary life that have a broad and profound impact on the world around us. The role architecture plays in shaping buildings and societies has occupied historians for centuries. Likewise the cultural, economic, and political importance of sport is the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Sport

  • Rethinking Basic Design in Architectural Education

    Foundations Past and Future

    By Mine Ozkar

    Rethinking Basic Design in Architectural Education provides historical and computational insights into beginning design education for architecture. Inviting the readers to briefly forget what is commonly known as basic design, it delivers the account of two educators, Denman W. Ross and Arthur W.…

    Hardback – 2017-03-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • House and Home

    Cultural Contexts, Ontological Roles

    By Thomas Barrie

    House and home are words routinely used to describe where and how one lives. This book challenges these predominant definitions and argues that domesticity fundamentally satisfies the human need to create and inhabit a defined place in the world. Consequently, house and home have performed numerous…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08 
    Routledge

  • Marco Frascari's Dream House

    A Theory of Imagination

    By Marco Frascari, Federica Goffi

    This previously unpublished work is a must read for anyone who has followed Marco Frascari’s scholarship and teachings over the last three decades. It also provides the perfect introduction for anyone new to his writings. As ever, Marco does not offer prescriptive tools and frameworks to enact his…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08 
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Identity

    Responses to Cultural and Technological Change, 3rd Edition

    By Chris Abel

    Expanding his collected essays on architectural theory and criticism, Chris Abel pursues his explorations across disciplinary and regional boundaries in search of a deeper understanding of architecture in the evolution of human culture and identity formation. From his earliest writings predicting…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24 
    Routledge

  • Disability, Space, Architecture: A Reader

    By Jos Boys

    Disability, Space, Architecture: A Reader takes a groundbreaking approach to exploring the interconnections between disability, architecture and cities. The contributions come from architecture, geography, anthropology, health studies, English language and literature, art history, disability…

    Paperback – 2017-02-22 
    Routledge

  • Designbuild Education

    Edited by Chad Kraus

    Designbuild Education adopts the intellectual framework of American Pragmatism, which is a theory of action, to investigate architects’ compelling need to build and how that manifests in collegiate designbuild programs. Organized into four themes – people, poetics, process, and practice – the book…

    Paperback – 2017-02-17 
    Routledge

  • Fluid Space and Transformational Learning

    By Kyriaki Tsoukala

    Fluid Space and Transformational Learning presents a critique of the interlocking questions of ‘school architecture’ and education and attempts to establish a field of questioning that aspectualizes and intersects concepts, theories and practices connected with the contemporary school…

    Hardback – 2017-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Design Pedagogy

  • Robin Boyd: Spatial Continuity

    By Mauro Baracco, Louise Wright

    Australian architect Robin Boyd (1919–1971) advocated tirelessly for the voice of Australian architects so that there could be an architecture that might speak to Australian conditions and sensibilities.His legacy continues in the work of contemporary Australian architects yet also prompts a way…

    Hardback – 2017-02-04 
    Routledge

  • The Optimum Imperative: Czech Architecture for the Socialist Lifestyle, 1938-1968

    By Ana Miljacki

    The Optimum Imperative examines architecture’s multiple entanglements within the problem of Socialist lifestyle in postwar Czechoslovakia. Situated in the period loosely bracketed by the signing of the Munich accords in 1938, which affected Czechoslovakia’s entrance into World War II, and the…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge
    Architext

  • Architecture of Resistance

    Cultivating Moments of Possibility within the Palestinian/Israeli Conflict

    By Yara Sharif

    Architecture of Resistance investigates the relationship between architecture, politics and power, and how these factors interplay in light of the Palestinian/Israeli conflict. It takes Palestine as the key ground of spatial exploration, looking at the spaces between people, boundary lines,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02 
    Routledge
    Design Research in Architecture

  • Le Corbusier

    Edited by Graham Livesey, Antony Moulis

    Le Corbusier (1887-1965), born Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris in La Chaux-de-Fonds (Switzerland), is considered by many to be the most influential architect of the twentieth century. Educated in his hometown in the Arts and Crafts tradition under his mentor Charles L’Éplattenier, his early training…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Assessments in Architecture

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