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  • Netspaces

    Space and Place in a Networked World, 1st Edition

    By Katharine S. Willis

    The focus of this book is on understanding and explaining the way that our increasingly networked world impacts on the legibility of cities; that is how we experience and inhabit urban space. It reflects on the nature of the spatial effects of the networked and mediated world; from mobile phones…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Transcultural Architecture

    The Limits and Opportunities of Critical Regionalism, 1st Edition

    By Thorsten Botz-Bornstein

    Critical Regionalism is a notion which gained popularity in architectural debate as a synthesis of universal, 'modern' elements and individualistic elements derived from local cultures. This book shifts the focus from Critical Regionalism towards a broader concept of 'Transcultural Architecture'…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Spatial Design Education

    New Directions for Pedagogy in Architecture and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Ashraf M. Salama

    Design education in architecture and allied disciplines is the cornerstone of design professions that contribute to shaping the built environment of the future. In this book, design education is dealt with as a paradigm whose evolutionary processes, underpinning theories, contents, methods, tools,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • The Material Imagination

    Reveries on Architecture and Matter, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Mindrup

    In recent years architectural discourse has witnessed a renewed interest in materiality under the guise of such familiar tropes as 'material honesty,' 'form finding,' or 'digital materiality.' Motivated in part by the development of new materials and an increasing integration of designers in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • The Practice Turn in Architecture: Brussels after 1968

    1st Edition

    By Isabelle Doucet

    What makes a city? What makes architecture? And, what is to be included in the discussions of architecture and the city? Attempting to answer such ambitious questions, this book starts from a city’s specificity and complexity. In response to recent debates in architectural theory around the agency…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Vegetal Politics

    Belonging, practices and places, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lesley Head, Jennifer Atchison, Catherine Phillips, Kathleen Buckingham

    Cultural geography has a long and proud tradition of research into human–plant relations. However, until recently, that tradition has been somewhat disconnected from conceptual advances in the social sciences, even those to which cultural geographers have made significant contributions. With a…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • Geometry and Atmosphere

    Theatre Buildings from Vision to Reality, 1st Edition

    By C. Alan Short, Peter Barrett, Alistair Fair, Monty Sutrisna

    Drawing on detailed design, construction and financial histories of six prominent Performing Arts buildings with budgets ranging from £3.4 million to over £100 million, Geometry and Atmosphere presents unique and valuable insights into the complex process of building for the arts. Each theatre…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13
    Routledge

  • The Experimental City

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Evans, Andrew Karvonen, Rob Raven

    This book explores how the concept or urban experimentation is being used to reshape practices of knowledge production in urban debates about resilience, climate change governance, and socio-technical transitions. With contributions from leading scholars, and case studies from the Global North and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

  • Community Visioning Programs

    Processes and Outcomes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Gisele F Hamm

    Communities have practiced strategic planning for decades using a variety of tools and programs based on the initial Take Charge programs of the early 1990s. These efforts generated a large amount of research regarding their effectiveness, as well as ways to measure long-term outcomes and other…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Creative Milieux

    How Urban Design Nurtures Creative Clusters, 1st Edition

    Edited by Quentin Stevens

    The so-called ‘creative industries’ are increasingly being presented as an important tool of urban regeneration and economic development. Until now, research on the clustering of such activities has been limited to economics, geography and urban policy. This book is the first to gather together…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • What Is Cosmopolitical Design? Design, Nature and the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Albena Yaneva, Alejandro Zaera-Polo

    The scale of ecological crises made us realize that every kind of politics has always been cosmopolitics, politics of a cosmos. Cosmos embraces everything, including the multifarious natural and material entities that make humans act. The book examines cosmopolitics in its relation to design…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Bruno Taut’s Design Inspiration for the Glashaus

    1st Edition

    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

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