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  • The New Tenement

    By Florian Urban

    This book examines "new tenements" – dense, medium-rise, multi-storey residences that have been the backbone of European inner-city regeneration since the 1970s and came with a new positive view on urban living. Focusing principally on Berlin, Copenhagen, Glasgow, Rotterdam, and Vienna, it relates…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • From Doxiadis’ Theory to Pikionis’ Work

    Reflections of Antiquity in Modern Architecture

    By Kostas Tsiambaos

    In this book, Tsiambaos redefines the ground-breaking theory of Greek architect and town planner Constantinos A. Doxiadis (The Form of Space in Ancient Greece) and moves his thesis away from antiquity and ancient architecture, instead arguing that it can only be understood as a theory founded in…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Routledge Handbook of Planning Theory

    Edited by Michael Gunder, Ali Madanipour, Vanessa Watson

    The Routledge Handbook of Planning Theory presents key contemporary themes in planning theory through the views of some of the most innovative thinkers in planning. They introduce and explore their own specialized areas of planning theory, to conceptualize their contemporary positions and to…

    Hardback – 2017-09-08 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Bruno Taut’s Design Inspiration for the Glashaus

    By David Nielsen

    As a formative exemplar of early architectural modernism, Bruno Taut’s seminal exhibition pavilion the Glashaus (literally translated Glasshouse) is logically part of the important debate of rethinking the origins of modernism. However, the historical record of Bruno Taut’s Glashaus has been…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Cut and Paste Urban Landscape

    The Work of Gordon Cullen

    By Mira Engler

    During the post-war era, the emerging consumer economy radically changed both the discourse and practice of architecture. It was a time where architecture became a mainstream commodity whose products sold through mass media; a time in which Thomas Gordon Cullen came to be one of Britain’s…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Provincial Towns, part 2: Middle and Southern England (6-vol. EP set)

    Edited by Kota Ito

    This is the final part of a new Eureka Press series which reprints in facsimile the local town handbooks published in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries on the occasion of the annual conference of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. It covers the middle and southern…

    Hardback – 2017-04-01
    Routledge

  • Globalizing Seoul

    The City's Cultural and Urban Change

    By Jieheerah Yun

    In the decades following the 1997 Asian economic crisis, South Korea sought segyehwa (globalization). Evidence of this is no more evident than in the country’s capital, Seoul, where urban development has been central to making the city a global hub and not just the centre of the national economy.…

    Hardback – 2017-02-08
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Encounters in Planning Thought

    16 Autobiographical Essays from Key Thinkers in Spatial Planning

    Edited by Beatrix Haselsberger

    Encounters in Planning Thought builds on the intellectual legacy of spatial planning through essays by leading scholars from around the world, including John Friedmann, Peter Marcuse, Patsy Healey, Andreas Faludi, Judith Innes, Rachelle Alterman and many more. Each author provides a fascinating and…

    Paperback – 2017-01-23
    Routledge

  • The Efficacy of Architecture

    Political Contestation and Agency

    By Tahl Kaminer

    A significant ideological transition has taken place in the discipline of architecture in the last few years. Originating in a displeasure with the ‘starchitecture’ system and the focus on aesthetic innovation, a growing number of architects, emboldened by the 2007–8 economic crisis, have staged a…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge

  • Revolt and Reform in Architecture's Academy

    Urban Renewal, Race, and the Rise of Design in the Public Interest

    By William Richards

    Revolt and Reform in Architecture’s Academy uniquely addresses the complicated relationship between architectural education and urban renewal in the 1960s, which paved the way for what is today known as public interest design. Through an examination of curricular reforms at Columbia University’s…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Green Belts

    Past; present; future?

    By John Sturzaker, Ian Mell

    Most of us have heard of green belts – but how much do we really know about them? This book tries to separate the fact from the fiction when it comes to green belts by looking both backwards and forwards. They were introduced in the mid-twentieth century to try and stop cities merging together as…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

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