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  • Architecture, Space and Memory of Resurrection in Northern Ireland

    Shareness in a divided nation

    By Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem, Gehan Selim

    Northern Ireland has a complex urbanism with multi-layered socio-spatial politics. In this environment issues of communication, self-representation and expression of identity are central to the experience of urban space and architecture where the dichotomy of division and shared living are…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • 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 – 2018-09-01 
    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 – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Surfaces

    Transformations of Body, Materials and Earth

    Edited by Mike Anusas, Cris Simonetti

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Rome and the Legacy of Louis I. Kahn

    By Elisabetta Barizza, Marco Falsetti

    Louis I. Kahn was one of the most influential architects, thinkers and teachers of his time. This book examines the important relationship between his work and the city of Rome, whose ancient ruins inspired in him a new design methodology. Structured into two main parts, the first includes personal…

    Hardback – 2018-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Routledge Companion to Criticality in Art, Architecture, and Design

    Edited by Chris Brisbin, Myra Thiessen

    The Routledge Companion to Criticality in Art, Architecture, and Design presents an in-depth exploration of criticism and criticality in theory and practice across the disciplines of art, architecture, and design. Professional criticism is a vital part of understanding the cultural significance of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-23 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion on Architecture, Literature and The City

    By Jonathan Charley

    This Companion breaks new ground in our knowledge and understanding of the diverse relationships between literature, architecture, and the city, which together form a field of interdisciplinary research that is one of the most innovative and exciting to have emerged in recent years. Bringing…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge

  • The Space of Social Equity

    By Mark Foster Gage

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Erik Gunnar Asplund

    Landscapes and Buildings

    By Malcolm Woollen

    Taking an interdisciplinary approach, weaving together art, philosophy, history and literature, this book investigates the landscapes and buildings of Swedish architect Erik Gunnar Asplund. Through critical essays and beautiful illustrations focusing on four projects, the Woodland Cemetery; the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24 
    Routledge

  • Spaces of Justice

    Peripheries, Passages, Appropriations

    Edited by Chris Butler, Edward Mussawir

    This collection is inspired by the transdisciplinary possibilities posed by the connections between space and justice. Drawing on a variety of theoretical influences that include Henri Lefebvre, Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, Doreen Massey, Gillian Rose, Walter Benjamin, Elias Canetti, Antonio…

    Paperback – 2018-07-23 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • A History of Design Institutes in China

    From Mao to Market

    By Charlie Q. L. Xue, Guanghui Ding

    A History of Design Institutes in China examines the intricate relationship between design institutes, the state and, in later periods, the market economy through a carefully situated discussion of significant theoretical and historical issues including socialist utopia, collective and individual…

    Hardback – 2018-07-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Modernism and the Professional Architecture Journal

    Reporting, Editing and Reconstructing in Post-War Europe

    Edited by Torsten Schmiedeknecht, Andrew Peckham

    The production of this book stems from two of the editors’ longstanding research interests: the representation of architecture in print media, and the complex identity of the second phase of modernism in architecture given the role it played in postwar reconstruction in Europe. While the history…

    Paperback – 2018-07-09 
    Routledge

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