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  • Cut and Paste Urban Landscape

    The Work of Gordon Cullen, 1st Edition

    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

  • Colonial Architecture and Urbanism in Africa

    Intertwined and Contested Histories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fassil Demissie

    Colonial architecture and urbanism carved its way through space: ordering and classifying the built environment, while projecting the authority of European powers across Africa in the name of science and progress. The built urban fabric left by colonial powers attests to its lingering impacts in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Design and the Built Environment

  • Philanthropy and Light

    Carnegie Libraries and the Advent of Transatlantic Standards for Public Space, 1st Edition

    By Oriel Prizeman

    Walter Gropius associated standardisation with promoting civilisation in 1935, yet Andrew Carnegie’s influence on the proliferation of pattern book public library plans internationally predated these observations by 50 years. Through the first twenty years of his programme, he supported the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Creating Collaborative Advantage

    Innovation and Knowledge Creation in Regional Economies, 1st Edition

    By Hans Christian Garmann Johnsen, Richard Ennals

    In the emerging new collaborative economic order, innovation is achieved by an integrated process of collaboration between policymakers, business and society. Often, the focus for this collaboration is at a regional level. Creating Collaborative Advantage examines the trends in innovation policy…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • space.time.narrative

    the exhibition as post-spectacular stage, 1st Edition

    By Frank den Oudsten

    Making exhibitions is a collaborative art, producing is a multi-layered unity of ideas and objects, of invention and manifestation, of content and form. However, there is an antagonistic dimension to it, because content and form are traditionally represented by the entirely different realms of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • The Bungalow in Twentieth-Century India

    The Cultural Expression of Changing Ways of Life and Aspirations in the Domestic Architecture of Colonial and Post-colonial Society, 1st Edition

    By Madhavi Desai, Miki Desai

    The primary era of this study - the twentieth century - symbolizes the peak of the colonial rule and its total decline, as well as the rise of the new nation state of India. The processes that have been labeled 'westernization' and 'modernization' radically changed middle-class Indian life during…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Nationalism and Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Darren Deane, Sarah Butler

    Edited by Raymond Quek

    Unlike regionalism in architecture, which has been widely discussed in recent years, nationalism in architecture has not been so well explored and understood. However, the most powerful collective representation of a nation is through its architecture and how that architecture engages the global…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Rethinking Urban Transport After Modernism

    Lessons from South Africa, 1st Edition

    By David Dewar, Fabio Todeschini

    For the last seven decades, urban settlement policy worldwide has been increasingly dominated by modernist precepts and by urban decisions made in discipline-specific ’silos’. The urban management consequences have been invariably negative, with increasing sprawl, fragmentation and separation…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Walt Disney and the Quest for Community

    1st Edition

    By Steve Mannheim

    During the final months of his life, Walt Disney was consumed with the world-wide problems of cities. His development concept at the time of his death on December 15th, 1966 would be his team’s conceptual response to the ills of the inner cities and the sprawl of the megalopolis: the Experimental…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • The Challenge of Emulation in Art and Architecture

    Between Imitation and Invention, 1st Edition

    By David Mayernik

    Emulation is a challenging middle ground between imitation and invention. The idea of rivaling by means of imitation, as old as the Aenead and as modern as Michelangelo, fit neither the pessimistic deference of the neoclassicists nor the revolutionary spirit of the Romantics. Emulation thus…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • A Life in Education and Architecture

    Mary Beaumont Medd, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Burke

    This book provides a detailed exploration of the relationships between individual architects, educators, artists and designers that laid the foundation and shaped the approach to designing new school buildings in post-war Britain. It explores the life and work of Mary Medd (née Crowley) (1907-2005)…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Designing Safe Road Systems

    A Human Factors Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Jan Theeuwes, Richard van der Horst

    Many books focus on individual differences and how those relate to traffic safety such as accident proneness, gender differences, age, alcohol, and the effects of drugs. Others focus on the safety effects regarding the vehicle such as airbags, anti-lock brakes, navigation systems, intelligent…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    CRC Press
    Human Factors in Road and Rail Transport

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