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  • The Social (Re)Production of Architecture

    Politics, Values and Actions in Contemporary Practice

    Edited by Doina Petrescu, Kim Trogal

    The Social (Re)Production of Architecture brings the debates of the ‘right to the city’ into today’s context of ecological, economic and social crises. Building on the 1970s’ discussions about the ‘production of space’, which French sociologist Henri Lefebvre considered a civic right, the authors…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge

  • Buried City, Unearthing Teufelsberg

    Berlin and its Geography of Forgetting

    By Benedict Anderson

    Cities are built over the remnants of their past buried beneath their present. We build on what has been built before, whether over foundations formalising previous permanency or over the temporal occupations of ground. But what happens when you shift a city - when you dislodge its occupation of…

    Hardback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge

  • A Musicology for Landscape

    By David Nicholas Buck

    Drawing conceptually and directly on music notation, this book investigates landscape architecture’s inherent temporality. It argues that the rich history of notating time in music provides a critical model for this under-researched and under-theorised aspect of landscape architecture, while also…

    Paperback – 2017-05-26 
    Routledge
    Design Research in Architecture

  • Colour and Light

    Spatial Experience

    Edited by Karin Fridell Anter, Ulf Klaren

    Colour and Light: Spatial Experience describes the coherent interaction of light and colour in the spatial context. It explains the nature of light to colour specialists, and the nature of colour to light specialists, simultaneously conveying an understanding that light and colour must be thought…

    Paperback – 2017-05-17 
    Routledge

  • Antiquity

    Origins, Classicism and the New Rome

    By Christopher Tadgell

    This is the first in a series of seven books that describe and illustrate the seminal architectural traditions of the world. It describes the origins of the Classical tradition in the mountain temples of Sumer, the pyramids of Egypt and the ziggurats of Mesopotamia. The story continues with the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge
    Architecture in Context

  • Islam

    From Medina to the Maghreb and from the Indies to Istanbul

    By Christopher Tadgell

    The Prophet Muhammad – acknowledged by his followers to have been the hand with which God wrote his definitive Word enshrined in the Koran – was born into the Quraishi tribe at Mecca c. 570 and died in Medina in 632. The great religion founded on that Word, which first claimed the submission (Islam…

    Paperback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge
    Architecture in Context

  • Reformations

    From High Renaissance to Mannerism in the new West of religious contention and colonial expansion

    By Christopher Tadgell

    Unprecedented in scope, this fifth volume in the Architecture in Context series traces the rediscovery of Classical ideas and the emergence of the great artists and architects of late 15th- and early 16th-century Italy that led to the cultural peak characterized as the High Renaissance. It begins…

    Paperback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge
    Architecture in Context

  • The West

    From the advent of Christendom to the eve of Reformation

    By Christopher Tadgell

    This volume tells the story of European architecture in the ‘middle ages’ – from the destruction by northern barbarians of Rome and the urban society it had fostered to the rediscovery of Classical values and the rebirth of humanism in 15th-century Italy. This period saw the evolution of feudalism,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge
    Architecture in Context

  • Transformations

    Baroque and Rococo in the age of absolutism and the Church Triumphant

    By Christopher Tadgell

    Unprecedented in scope, this sixth volume in the Architecture in Context series traces the development of architecture and decoration in the 17th and early 18th centuries – particularly the transformation of rationalist Classical ideals into the emotive, highly theatrical style known as Baroque and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge
    Architecture in Context

  • Architecture in Context: Boxset

    By Christopher Tadgell

    Architecture in Context is a series of seven books describing and illustrating all the seminal traditions of architecture from the earliest settlements in the Euphrates and Jordan valleys to the stylistically and technologically sophisticated buildings of the second half of the twentieth century.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge
    Architecture in Context

  • Dublin’s Bourgeois Homes

    Building the Victorian Suburbs, 1850-1901

    By Susan Galavan

    In 1859, Dubliners strolling along country roads witnessed something new emerging from the green fields. The Victorian house had arrived: wide red brick structures stood back behind manicured front lawns. Over the next forty years, an estimated 35,000 of these homes were constructed in the fields…

    Hardback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge

  • Architecture, Death and Nationhood

    Monumental Cemeteries of Nineteenth-Century Italy

    By Hannah Malone

    In the nineteenth century, new cemeteries were built in many Italian cities that were unique in scale and grandeur, and which became destinations on the Grand Tour. From the Middle Ages, the dead had been buried in churches and urban graveyards but, in the 1740s, a radical reform across Europe…

    Hardback – 2017-04-24 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

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