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  • Underground: On the Invisible and Architecture

    By Alessandra Cianchetta, Marc Armengaud

    Under the surface of cities and within build environments lay hidden layers that for some play a key role in the urban scenario when others got lost in transformation. During the 20th Century, both theoretical works and technical innovations gave rise to several massive urban underground projects…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Design Research in Architecture

  • Modern Color/Modern Architecture

    Amédée Ozenfant and the Genealogy of Color in Modern Architecture

    By William W. Braham

    This title was first published in 2002: 'This really is a text that will fill a long-felt want. I am sure it will be required reading for anyone interested in the art of the twentieth century.' Joseph Rykwert Do colors have different spatial and architectural effects? What is the psychological…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Architectural Projects of Marco Frascari

    The Pleasure of a Demonstration

    By Sam Ridgway

    Marco Frascari believed that architects should design thoughtful buildings capable of inspiring their inhabitants to have pleasurable and happy lives. A visionary Italian architect, academic and theorist, Frascari is best-known for his extraordinary texts, which explore the intellectual,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Infrastructure and the Architectures of Modernity in Ireland 1916-2016

    By Gary A. Boyd, John McLaughlin

    At the formation of the new Republic of Ireland, the construction of new infrastructures was seen as an essential element in the building of the new nation, just as the adoption of international style modernism in architecture was perceived as a way to escape the colonial past. Accordingly,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge

  • Pietro Porcinai and the Landscape of Modern Italy

    By Marc Treib, Luigi Latini

    Born in Florence in 1910, Pietro Porcinai grew up on the classic grounds of the Villa Gamberaia in Settignano where his father served as head gardener. Although he studied agriculture in college, Porcinai’s true interest lay in the landscape architecture practice he founded in 1938. Early projects…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge

  • Nordic Experiences of Sustainable Planning

    Policy and Practice

    Edited by Sigríður Kristjánsdóttir

    For well over a decade, there has been a drive towards sustainability in planning throughout the Nordic countries. But are these countries experiencing a paradigm shift in planning research and practice with regards to sustainability? Or is the sustainability discourse leading them into an impasse…

    Hardback – 2017-08-30
    Routledge
    Urban Planning and Environment

  • Architecture, Culture, and Spirituality

    By Thomas Barrie, Julio Bermudez

    Architecture has long been understood as a cultural discipline able to articulate the human condition and lift the human spirit, yet the spirituality of architecture is rarely directly addressed in academic scholarship. The seventeen chapters provide a diverse range of perspectives, grouped…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Immigrant Pastoral

    Midwestern Landscapes and Mexican-American Neighborhoods

    By Susan Dieterlen

    Immigrant Pastoral examines the growth of new Mexican heritage communities in the Midwest through the physical form of their cities and neighborhoods. The landscapes of these New Communities contrast with nearby small cities that are home to longstanding Mexican-American communities, where…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    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 – 2017-05-10
    Routledge
    Design Research in Architecture

  • How to Grow a Playspace

    Development and Design

    Edited by Katherine Masiulanis, Elizabeth Cummins

    How to Grow a Playspace takes you through a global perspective of the different stages of child development and the environments that engage children in play around the world. From the urbanity of Mumbai; to rainbow nets in Japan; nature play in Denmark; recycling waste in Peru; community building…

    Paperback – 2017-03-24
    Routledge

  • Sculpture and the Garden

    Edited by Patrick Eyres, Fiona Russell

    Although the integration of sculpture in gardens is part of a long tradition dating back at least to antiquity, the sculptures themselves are often overlooked, both in the history of art and in the history of the garden. This collection of essays considers the changing relationship between…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge
    Subject/Object: New Studies in Sculpture

  • Constructed Ecologies

    Critical Reflections on Ecology with Design

    By Margaret Grose

    Today, designers are shifting the practice of landscape architecture towards the need for a more complex understanding of ecological science. Constructed Ecologies presents ecology as critical theory for design, and provides major ideas for design that are supported with solid and imaginative…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

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