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Theory of architecture

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Marco Frascari's Dream House: A Theory of Imagination

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Marco Frascari's Dream House: A Theory of Imagination

Marco Frascari (Carleton University, Canada), Federica Goffi (Carleton University, Canada)

Theory of architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms; History of architecture

Hardback

This previously unpublished work is essential reading for anyone who has followed Marco Frascari's scholarship and teachings... [more]

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The Architecture of James Stirling and His Partners James Gowan and Michael Wilford: A Study of Architectural Creativity in the Twentieth Century

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The Architecture of James Stirling and His Partners James Gowan and Michael...

Geoffrey H. Baker

Theory of art; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Architecture; Theory of architecture; City & town planning - architectural aspects

Paperback

Sir James Stirling was arguably the greatest British architect of the twentieth century, and of comparable interest and stature... [more]

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Knowledge Matters: UNStudio

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Knowledge Matters: UNStudio

Ben ven Berkel, Caroline Bos

Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

The profession 'architect' has expanded in recent years, not just in terms of the cultural influences, but equally with respect... [more]

$55.00

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The Living Tradition of Architecture

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The Living Tradition of Architecture

Jose de Paiva

Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

The Living Tradition of Architecture explores the depth of architecture as it takes flesh in the living tradition of building,... [more]

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House and Home: Cultural Contexts, Ontological Roles

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House and Home: Cultural Contexts, Ontological Roles

Thomas Barrie (School of Architecture, North Carolina State University, USA)

Theory of architecture; Residential buildings, domestic buildings; History of architecture; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology

Hardback

House and home are words routinely used to describe where and how one lives. This book challenges predominant definitions... [more]

$284.00

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The Paradoxes of Planning: A Psycho-Analytical Perspective

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The Paradoxes of Planning: A Psycho-Analytical Perspective

Sara Westin

Theory of architecture; Sociology; Human geography; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

Using a philosophical and psychoanalytical approach, this book critically examines expert knowledge within architecture and... [more]

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Designbuild Education

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Designbuild Education

Chad Kraus (University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA)

Theory of architecture; Architectural structure & design; Industrial or vocational training

Hardback

Designbuild Education adopts the intellectual framework of American Pragmatism, which is a theory of action, to investigate... [more]

$294.00

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Disability, Space, Architecture: A Reader

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Disability, Space, Architecture: A Reader

Jos Boys (London Metropolitan University, UK)

Theory of architecture; Architecture: professional practice; Professional interior design; Disability: social aspects

Hardback

Disability, Space, Architecture: A Reader takes a groundbreaking approach to exploring the interconnections between disability,... [more]

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Introducing Architectural Tectonics: Exploring the Intersection of Design and Construction

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Introducing Architectural Tectonics: Exploring the Intersection of Design...

Chad Schwartz (Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, USA)

Theory of architecture; Environmentally-friendly architecture & design

Paperback

Introducing Architectural Tectonics is an exploration of the poetics of construction. Tectonic theory is an integrative philosophy... [more]

$116.00

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The Architecture of Luxury

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The Architecture of Luxury

Annette Condello

Architecture; Theory of architecture; Library & information sciences; Anthropology

Paperback

Focusing on various contexts within Western Europe, Latin America and the United States, this book traces the myths and application... [more]

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Aesthetics beyond the Arts: New and Recent Essays

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Aesthetics beyond the Arts: New and Recent Essays

Arnold Berleant

Architecture; Theory of architecture; City & town planning - architectural aspects; Ethics & moral philosophy; Environmental science, engineering & technology

Paperback

Taking the view that aesthetics is a study grounded in perception, this volume includes essays that exhibit many sides of... [more]

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Architectural Research Addressing Societal Challenges: Proceedings of the EAAE ARCC 10th International Conference (EAAE ARCC 2016), 15-18 June 2016, Lisbon, Portugal

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Architectural Research Addressing Societal Challenges: Proceedings of the...

Manuel Jorge Rodrigues Couceiro da Costa (Faculty of Architecture, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal), Filipa Roseta (Faculty of Architecture, University of Lisbon, Lison, Portugal), Joana Pestana Lages, Susana Couceiro da Costa

Theory of architecture; Architecture: professional practice

Hardback

The escalating interdependecy of nations drives global geopolitics to shift ever more quickly. Societies seem unable to control... [more]

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Architecture and Identity: Responses to Cultural and Technological Change

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Architecture and Identity: Responses to Cultural and Technological Change...

Chris Abel (University of Ulster, UK)

Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Hardback

This edited collection of essays, now in its second edition, brings together the author's key writings on the technological,... [more]

$284.00

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Making Places for People: 12 Questions Every Designer Should Ask

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Making Places for People: 12 Questions Every Designer Should Ask

Christie Johnson Coffin (The Design Partnership, San Francisco, California, USA), Jenny Young (University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, USA)

Theory of architecture; Architectural structure & design; Professional interior design

Hardback

** Honorable Mention at the 2019 ERDA Great Places Awards ** Making Places for People explores twelve social questions... [more]

$294.00

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Expanding Disciplinarity in Architectural Practice: Designing from the Room to the City

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Expanding Disciplinarity in Architectural Practice: Designing from the Room...

Tom Holbrook (5th Studio, London, UK)

Theory of architecture; Architecture: professional practice; City & town planning - architectural aspects; Gardens (descriptions, history etc)

Paperback

Expanding Disciplinarity in Architectural Practice presents an argument for the role of an architect as a generalist with... [more]

$103.00

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The Optimum Imperative: Czech Architecture for the Socialist Lifestyle, 1938-1968

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The Optimum Imperative: Czech Architecture for the Socialist Lifestyle,...

Ana Miljacki (MIT, USA)

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Social & cultural history

Hardback

The Optimum Imperative examines architecture's multiple entanglements within the problematics of Socialist lifestyle in postwar... [more]

$252.00

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Rethinking the Meaning of Place: Conceiving Place in Architecture-Urbanism

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Rethinking the Meaning of Place: Conceiving Place in Architecture-Urbanism...

Lineu Castello

Theory of architecture; City & town planning - architectural aspects; Sociology; Human geography; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

The spread of places, such as theme parks, shopping malls and revamped historic areas, necessitates a redefinition of the... [more]

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Narrative Architecture: A Designer's Story

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Narrative Architecture: A Designer's Story

Sylvain De Bleeckere (Faculty of Architecture and Arts, Hasselt University, Diepenbeek, Belgium), Sebastiaan Gerards (Faculty of Architecture and Arts, Hasselt University, Diepenbeek, Belgium)

Theory of architecture; Architectural structure & design; History of architecture

Hardback

Narrative Architecture explores the postmodern concept of narrative architecture from four perspectives: thinking, imagining,... [more]

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Place-making for the Imagination: Horace Walpole and Strawberry Hill

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Place-making for the Imagination: Horace Walpole and Strawberry Hill

Marion Harney

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of architecture; Landscape art & architecture; History of architecture; Gardens (descriptions, history etc)

Paperback

Drawing together landscape, architecture and literature, Strawberry Hill, the celebrated eighteenth-century 'Gothic' villa... [more]

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Space Unveiled: Invisible Cultures in the Design Studio

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Space Unveiled: Invisible Cultures in the Design Studio

Carla Jackson Bell (Director of Multicultural Affairs and faculty member, College of Architecture, Design and Construction, Auburn University)

Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

Since the early 1800s, African Americans have designed signature buildings; however, in the mainstream marketplace, African... [more]

$86.99

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Architectural System Structures: Integrating Design Complexity in Industrialised Construction

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Architectural System Structures: Integrating Design Complexity in Industrialised...

Kasper Sanchez Vibaek

Theory of architecture; Building construction & materials

Paperback

This book proposes a system structure in architectural design that conceptualises a systemic level in architecture and construction... [more]

$86.99

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CARTHA - On Relations In Architecture

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CARTHA - On Relations In Architecture

Elena Chiavi

Theory of architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms

Hardback

Featuring statements and opinions by emerging architects and theoreticians from around the world, this is an analysis of the... [more]

$59.99

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Atlas of Another America - An Architectural Fiction

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Atlas of Another America - An Architectural Fiction

Keith Krumwiede

Theory of architecture; Residential buildings, domestic buildings

Hardback

A comprehensive, highly original, and also satirical contribution to an international discourse in architecture. [more]

$96.00

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NATO: Narrative Architecture in Postmodern London

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NATO: Narrative Architecture in Postmodern London

Claire Jamieson (University of the Arts London, UK)

Theory of architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms; History of architecture

Hardback

Outgrowth of the author's thesis (doctoral--Royal College of Art, 2015), under title: NAT[: exploring architecture as a narrative... [more]

$284.00

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The Semiotics of Movement in Space

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The Semiotics of Movement in Space

Robert James McMurtrie (UTS:Insearch, Australia)

Theory of architecture; Human geography

Hardback

Based on the author's dissertation (doctoral)--University of New South Wales, 2013. [more]

$252.00

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