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  • The Everyday Experiences of Reconstruction and Regeneration

    From Vision to Reality in Birmingham and Coventry

    By David Adams, Peter Larkham

    The form and function of cities has long been the subject of intense academic, political and public debate. Set within a wider British and international context of post-war reconstruction, this book focuses on such debates and experiences in two major English cities as they recovered from Second…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Whose Tradition?

    Discourses on the Built Environment

    Edited by Nezar AlSayyad, Mark Gillem, David Moffat

    In seeking to answer the question Whose Tradition? this book pursues four themes: Place: Whose Nation, Whose City?; People: Whose Indigeneity?; Colonialism: Whose Architecture?; and Time: Whose Identity?Following Nezar AlSayyad’s Prologue, contributors addressing the first theme take examples from…

    Paperback – 2018-12-17 
    Routledge

  • Unorthodox Ways to Think the City

    Representations, Constructions, Dynamics

    By Teresa Stoppani

    This book argues that architecture and the city and their processes can be better understood by drawing categories from disciplines that exceed the architectural and urban cultural context. It performs an open intellectual reading that traverses architecture and architectural theory, but also art…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Design Student's Journey

    understanding How Designers Think

    By Bryan Lawson

    Being a professional designer is one of the most intellectually rewarding careers. Learning to become a designer can be tremendous fun but it can also be frustrating and at times painful. What you have to do to become a designer is not often clearly laid out and can seem mysterious. Over the past…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Visual Spatial Enquiry

    Diagrams and Metaphors for Architects and Spatial Thinkers

    Edited by Robyn Creagh, Sarah McGann

    Visual Spatial Enquiry explores the interconnections between visual and textual ways of working within spatial research. Architects and spatial thinkers from the arts, social sciences and humanities present rich case studies from remote and regional settings in Australia to the suburbs of Los…

    Hardback – 2018-12-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Planning Cultures and Histories

    The evolution of Planning Systems and Spatial Development Patterns

    Edited by Dominic Stead, Jochem de Vries, Tuna Tasan-Kok

    This book addresses the influences of planning cultures and histories on the temporal evolution of planning systems and spatial development. As well as providing an international comparative perspective on these issues, the contributions to the book also engage in a search for new conceptual…

    Paperback – 2018-12-02 
    Routledge

  • Spatial Violence

    Edited by Andrew Herscher, Anooradha Siddiqi

    This book poses spatial violence as a constitutive dimension of architecture and its epistemologies, as well as a method for theoretical and historical inquiry intrinsic to architecture; and thereby offers an alternative to predominant readings of spatial violence as a topic, event, fact, or other…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • The Geographies of Comfort

    Edited by Laura Price, Danny McNally, Philip Crang

    To be in one’s comfort zone is perceived to be conservative, and socially and culturally unadventurous. At the same time the embodied, material experience of ’comfort’ is anticipated for satisfying experiences of everyday life. To comfort is to support and strengthen. Bringing together conceptual…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • How Children Learn from Architecture and the Environment

    By Mark Dudek

    How do young children learn? There is a popular misconception that learning only takes place in school from the age of 4 years. In reality, significant brain development occurs between birth and age three. The places in which this learning takes place are the home, the nursery and the wider urban…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Culture-Meaning-Architecture

    Critical Reflections on the Work of Amos Rapoport

    Edited by Keith Diaz Moore

    This title was first pulished in 2000:  This collection of essays provides an excellent integrated source for the latest thinking in multiple disciplines on the issue of culture and its relationship with built form and hence, human environmental experience. Whether one is primarily interested…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Identities in Space

    Contested Terrains in the Western City Since 1850

    By Simon Gunn, Robert J. Morris

    This title was first published in 2001. A collection of 14 essays concerned with the historical relationship between social identity and urban social history. The volume deals with the ways in which urban spaces have been shaped historically by conflicts over access and use, and how the identities…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Historical Urban Studies Series

  • Participatory Design Theory

    Using Technology and Social Media to Foster Civic Engagement

    Edited by Oswald Devisch, Liesbeth Huybrechts, Roel De Ridder

    In recent years, many countries all over Europe have witnessed a demand for a more direct form of democracy, ranging from improved clarity of information to being directly involved in decision-making procedures. Increasingly, governments are putting citizen participation at the centre of their…

    Hardback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

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