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  • Le Corbusier’s Practical Aesthetic of the City

    The treatise ‘La Construction des villes’ of 1910/11, 1st Edition

    By Christoph Schnoor

    Le Corbusier wrote his first book-length treatise, La Construction des villes , in the early years of the C20th. This remarkable work, dealing with questions of aesthetic urbanism, shows Le Corbusier’s intellectual influences in the field of urbanism, and it is an important document of contemporary…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Precision in Architectural Production

    Certainty, Ambiguity and Deviation, 1st Edition

    By Mhairi McVicar

    This book offers a detailed insight into the desire for, and consequences of, precise communications in the daily life of contemporary architectural practice through close readings of constructed architectural details and the practice of cultural contexts in which they were produced. In the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Surfaces

    Transformations of Body, Materials and Earth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Anusas, Cris Simonetti

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Adaptive Reuse of the Built Heritage

    Concepts and Cases of an Emerging Discipline, 1st Edition

    By Bie Plevoets, Koenraad Van Cleempoel

    Adaptive reuse – the process of repairing and restoring existing buildings for new or continued use – is becoming an essential part of architectural practice. As mounting demographic, economic and ecological challenges limit opportunities for new construction, architects increasingly focus on…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Drawing Imagining Building

    Embodiment in Architectural Design Practices, 1st Edition

    By Paul Emmons

    Drawing Imagining Building focuses on the history of hand drawing practices to capture some of the most crucial and overlooked parts of the process. Using 80 black and white images to illustrate the examples, it examines architectural drawing practices to elucidate the ways drawing advances the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-22 
    Routledge

  • Theories and Practices of Architectural Representation

    1st Edition

    By Christenson, Michael

    Theories and Practices of Architectural Representation focuses on the study of architectural knowledge approached through the lens of representation: the making of things-about-buildings. Architectural knowledge systems continue to shift away from traditional means, such as books and photographs,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Ruins

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Hill

    The Architecture of Ruins: Designs on the Past, Present and Future identifies an alternative and significant history of architecture, from the sixteenth century to the twenty-first, in which a building is designed, occupied and imagined as a ruin. This design practice conceives a monument and a…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Restaurants and Dining Rooms

    1st Edition

    Edited by Franziska Bollerey, Christoph Grafe

    According to urban academic myth the first restaurants emerged in the wake of the French Revolution. From the very beginning in the elegant salons of the latter days of the Ancien Régime, the design of restaurants has been closely related to ideas of how food should be presented and how it may be…

    Paperback – 2019-04-11 
    Routledge
    Interior Architecture

  • Architecture, Space and Memory of Resurrection in Northern Ireland

    Shareness in a Divided Nation, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-04-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Living Architecture, Living Cities

    Soul-Nourishing Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Day, Julie Gwilliam

    It’s widely accepted that our environment is in crisis. Less widely recognized is that three quarters of environmental damage is due to cities – the places where most of us live. As this powerful new book elucidates, global sustainability is therefore directly dependent on urban design. In Living…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • The Changing Shape of Architecture

    Further Cases of Integrating Research and Design in Practice, 1st Edition

    By Michael Hensel, Fredrik Nilsson

    The discipline of architecture if currently undergoing a significant change as professional practice and academia seem to be transforming one another specifically through succinct research undertakings. This book continues the discussion started in The Changing Shape of Practice – Integrating…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge

  • Instabilities and Potentialities

    Notes on the Nature of Knowledge in Digital Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chandler Ahrens, Aaron Sprecher

    Now that information technologies are fully embedded into the design studio, Instabilities and Potentialities explores our post-digital culture to better understand its impact on theoretical discourse and design processes in architecture. The role of digital technologies and its ever-increasing…

    Paperback – 2019-03-13 
    Routledge

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