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  • Berthold Lubetkin’s Highpoint II and the Jewish Contribution to Modern English Architecture

    By Deborah Lewittes

    In 1935, the Russian-born Jewish architect Berthold Lubetkin and his firm Tecton designed Highpoint, a block of flats in London which Le Corbusier called ‘revolutionary’. Three years later, Lubetkin completed a companion design. Yet Highpoint II felt very different and the sense that the ideals of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Captured Landscape

    Architecture and the Enclosed Garden, 2nd Edition

    By Kate Baker

    The enclosed garden, or hortus conclusus, is a place where architecture and landscape come together. It has a long and varied history, ranging from the early paradise garden and cloister, the botanic garden and giardini segreto, the kitchen garden and as a stage for social display. The enclosed…

    Paperback – 2018-05-23 
    Routledge

  • Riverine

    Architecture and Rivers

    Edited by Gerald Adler, Manolo Guerci

    Focusing on human settlements whose origins depend upon rivers, this book asks, what may be identified as common cultural traits to such settlements? It explores the relationship between architecture and rivers at a number of scales, from the geographical/topographical, through the urban/…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Homeland

    Zionism as Housing Regime, 1860–2011

    By Yael Allweil

    On 29 March 2016 the New York based online journal, Realty Today reported ‘Israel is facing a housing crisis with …[the] home inventory lacking 100,000 apartments… House prices, which have more than doubled in less than a decade, resulted in a mass protest back in 2011’. As Yael Allweil reveals in…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Modernization, Urbanization and Development in Latin America, 1900s - 2000s

    By Arturo Almandoz

    In this book Arturo Almandoz places the major episodes of Latin America’s twentieth and early twenty-first century urban history within the changing relationship between industrialization and urbanization, modernization and development. This relationship began in the early twentieth century, when…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge

  • A History of Architecture and Trade

    Edited by Patrick Haughey

    A History of Architecture and Trade draws together essays from an international roster of distinguished and emerging scholars to critically examine the important role architecture and urbanism played in the past five hundred years of global trading, moving away from a conventional Western narrative…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Trajectories of Conflict and Peace

    Jerusalem and Belfast Since 1994

    By Scott A Bollens

    Creating peace for a city’s intimate enemies is harder than making war. This book is about the trajectories of urban conflict and peace in the politically polarized cities of Jerusalem and Belfast since 1994 – how sometimes there has been hopeful change while at other times debilitating stasis and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-23 
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • New Islamist Architecture and Urbanism

    Negotiating Nation and Islam through Built Environment in Turkey

    By Bülent Batuman

    New Islamist Architecture and Urbanism claims that, in today’s world, a research agenda concerning the relation between Islam and space has to consider the role of Islamism rather than Islam in shaping – and in return being shaped by – the built environment. The book tackles this task through an…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12 
    Routledge
    Architext

  • The Routledge Handbook of Planning History

    Edited by Carola Hein

    The Routledge Handbook of Planning History offers a comprehensive interdisciplinary overview of planning history since its emergence in the late 19th century, investigating the history of the discipline, its core writings, key people, institutions, vehicles, education, and practice. Combining…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge

  • Cities and Power

    Worldwide Perspectives

    Edited by Göran Therborn

    What do cities tell us about power? How does power shape cities? These are the main questions answered by a multidisciplinary set of eminent urban scholar in crisp articles on capital cities from around the world, from Buenos Aires to Tokyo, from Jakarta to Moscow. Focus is on contemporary cities…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge

  • Planning and Citizenship

    By Luigi Mazza

    Planning is undergoing a period of profound change and risks losing meaning and authority by becoming merely a tool for financial speculation and generating capital. Planning and Citizenship seeks to rediscover planning’s technical and theoretical roots by reconstructing the memory of planning…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Place and Placelessness Revisited

    Edited by Robert Freestone, Edgar Liu

    Since its publication in 1976, Ted Relph’s Place and Placelessness has been an influential text in thinking about cities and city life across disciplines, including human geography, sociology, architecture, planning, and urban design. For four decades, ideas put forward by this seminal work have…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

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