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  • Conflicted Identities

    Housing and the Politics of Cultural Representation

    By Alexandra Staub

    Nation-states have long used representational architecture to create symbolic identities for public consumption both at home and abroad. Government buildings, major ensembles and urban plans have a visibility that lends them authority, while their repeated portrayals in the media cement their image…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Is Landscape...?

    Essays on the Identity of Landscape

    Edited by Gareth Doherty, Charles Waldheim

    Is Landscape…? provides a compelling investigation into the multiple facets of landscape architecture to examine its position as a profession and discipline. With contributions from a host of international academics and professionals, this book addresses a range of topics including history and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Mid-Century Modernism in Turkey

    Architecture Across Cultures in the 1950s and 1960s

    Edited by Meltem Gurel

    Mid-Century Modernism in Turkey studies the unfolding of modern architecture in Turkey during the 1950s and 1960s. The book brings together scholars who have carried out extensive research on post-WWII modernism in a global context. The authors situate Turkish architectural case studies within an…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Environmental Design Perspectives

    Viewpoints on the Profession, Education and Research

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser

    The purpose of this title, first published in 1972, was to bring into focus the work and viewpoints of individuals and groups that were engaged in man-environment research, design and education. Reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of the field of man-environment relations, topics range from…

    Hardback – 2015-08-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • What Architecture Means

    Connecting Ideas and Design

    By Denise Costanzo

    What Architecture Means introduces you to architecture and allows you to explore the connections between design ideas and values across time, space, and culture. It equips you to play an active and informed role in architecture either as a professional or as a consumer, client, and citizen. By…

    Paperback – 2015-08-17 
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Systems Ecology

    Thermodynamic Principles of Environmental Building Design, in three parts

    By William W. Braham

    Modern buildings are both wasteful machines that can be made more efficient and instruments of the massive, metropolitan system engendered by the power of high-quality fuels. A comprehensive method of environmental design must reconcile the techniques of efficient building design with the radical…

    Paperback – 2015-08-17 
    Routledge

  • The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture, 1760 - 1860

    By Daniel Maudlin

    The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture is a history of the late Georgian phenomenon of the architect-designed cottage and the architectural discourse that articulated it. It is a study of small buildings built on country estates, and not so small buildings built in picturesque rural…

    Hardback – 2015-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Economy and Architecture

    Edited by Juliet Odgers, Mhairi McVicar, Stephen Kite

    Economy and Architecture addresses a timely, critical, and much-debated topic in both its historical and contemporary dimensions. From the Apple Store in New York City, to the street markets of the Pan American Highway; from commercial Dubai to the public schools of Australia, this book takes a…

    Paperback – 2015-07-21
    Routledge

  • The City Reader

    6th Edition

    Edited by Richard T. LeGates, Frederic Stout

    The sixth edition of the highly successful The City Reader juxtaposes the very best classic and contemporary writings on the city to provide the comprehensive mapping of the terrain of Urban Studies and Planning old and new. The City Reader is the anchor volume in the Routledge Urban…

    Paperback – 2015-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Urban Reader Series

  • Virilio for Architects

    By John Armitage

    Paul Virilio is an innovative figure in the study of architecture, space, and the city. Virilio for Architects primes readers for their first encounter with his crucial texts on some of the vital theoretical debates of the twenty-first century, including: Oblique Architecture and Bunker…

    Paperback – 2015-07-01
    Routledge
    Thinkers for Architects

  • Drawing the Unbuildable

    Seriality and Reproduction in Architecture

    By Nerma Cridge

    Architecture is conventionally seen as being synonymous with building. In contrast, this book introduces and defines a new category - the unbuildable. The unbuildable involves projects that are not just unbuilt, but cannot be built. This distinct form of architectural project has an important and…

    Hardback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Building Dynamics

    Exploring Architecture of Change

    Edited by Branko Kolarevic, Vera Parlac

    Buildings are increasingly ‘dynamic’: equipped with sensors, actuators and controllers, they ‘self-adjust’ in response to changes in the external and internal environments and patterns of use. Building Dynamics asks how this change manifests itself and what it means for architecture as buildings…

    Paperback – 2015-06-22
    Routledge

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