Built Environment Products

  • Architectures of Transversality

    Paul Klee, Louis Kahn and the Persian Imagination, 1st Edition

    By Shima Mohajeri

    Architectures of Transversality investigates the relationship between modernity, space, power, and culture in Iran. Focusing on Paul Klee’s Persian-inspired miniature series and Louis Kahn’s unbuilt blueprint for a democratic public space in Tehran, it traces the architectonics of the present as a…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Marie Antoinette at Petit Trianon

    Heritage Interpretation and Visitor Perceptions, 1st Edition

    By Denise Maior-Barron

    Marie Antoinette at Petit Trianon challenges common perceptions of the last Queen of France, appraising the role she played in relation to the events of French Revolution through an original analysis of contemporary heritage practices and visitor perceptions at her former home, the Petit…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Wicked Valuations

    People and Landed Property, 1st Edition

    By Michael McDermott

    Traditional valuation approaches are increasingly recognised as being insufficient to address the wicked valuation problems of the diverse peoples and groups that inhabit the globe from north, south, east to west. This book demonstrates the limitations of science and, in particular economics, as…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • Changing Representations of Nature and the City

    The 1960s-1970s and their Legacies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriel N. Gee, Alison Vogelaar

    The turn of the 1960s-70s, characterized by the rapid acceleration of globalization, prompted a radical transformation in the perception of urban and natural environments. The urban revolution and related prospect of the total urbanisation of the planet, in concert with rapid population growth and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Southern African Landscapes and Environmental Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter J. Holmes, John Boardman

    This volume provides a textbook and reference work on the physical and biotic landscapes of Southern Africa. It examines the links between these environments and the ways in which they have been, are and will likely be subject to change. It covers the geomorphology, soils, vegetation and land use…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Residential Satisfaction and Housing Policy Evolution

    1st Edition

    By Clinton Aigbavboa, Wellington Thwala

    This book explores residential satisfaction and housing policy trends in developing nations by using subsidised low-income housing examples in South Africa, Ghana and Nigeria as case studies. While there has been much documentation on the formation of residential satisfaction and the evolution of…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Tradition as Mediation: Louis I. Kahn

    The Dominican Motherhouse & The Hurva Synagogue, 1st Edition

    By Dana Margalith

    This book explores Louis I. Kahn's approach to tradition as revealed in two of his important, unbuilt, projects. Focusing on Kahn's designs for the Dominican Motherhouse of St. Catherine de Ricci, Media, Pennsylvania (1965-1969), and the Hurva Synagogue, Jerusalem, Israel (1967-1974), the book…

    Hardback – 2018-07-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Compulsory Property Acquisition for Urban Densification

    1st Edition

    Edited by Glen Searle

    Densification has been a central method of achieving smart, sustainable cities across the world. This book explores international examples of the property rights tensions involved in attempting to develop denser, more sustainable cities through compulsory acquisition of property. The case studies…

    Hardback – 2018-07-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • Learning Spaces in Africa

    Critical Histories to 21st Century Challenges and Change, 1st Edition

    By Ola Uduku

    With a key UN Sustainable Development Goal for 2030 being to make basic education available to all the world’s children, Learning Spaces in Africa explores the architectural, socio-political and economic policy factors that have contributed to school design, the main spaces for education and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-02
    Routledge

  • Future Courses of Human Societies

    Critical Reflections from the Natural and Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kléber Ghimire

    The future as a field of inquiry, debate or forecasts continues to flourish. However, this book differs from existing literature in several important ways. It is not another publication on future scenarios guided by a linear technological fix - nor is it simply a volume of new statistics on…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • The Design, Production and Reception of Eighteenth-Century Wallpaper in Britain

    1st Edition

    By Clare Taylor

    Wallpaper’s spread across trades, class and gender is charted in this first full-length study of the material’s use in Britain during the long eighteenth century. It examines the types of wallpaper that were designed and produced and the interior spaces it occupied, from the country house to the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Winning and Losing

    The Changing Geography of Europe's Rural Areas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Doris Schmied

    Instigated by technological and political change, Europe's rural areas have undergone profound and all-pervasive restructuring processes. Although the impact of these processes has often been depicted negatively, this is not always the case. Bringing together a range of comparative case studies…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge

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