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Theory of architecture

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Experimental Architecture: Designing the Unknown

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Experimental Architecture: Designing the Unknown

Rachel Armstrong (University of Newcastle, UK)

Theory of architecture; Architecture: professional practice

Hardback

In this ground-breaking book, the first to provide an overview of the theory and practice of experimental architecture, Rachel... [more]

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By Practice, by Invitation: Design Practice Research in Architecture and Design at RMIT, 1987-2011

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By Practice, by Invitation: Design Practice Research in Architecture and...

Leon Van Schaik, Anna Johnson

Architecture; Theory of architecture; Architecture: professional practice

Paperback

Design Practice Research at RMIT University is a longstanding program of research into what venturous designers actually do... [more]

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Theories and Practices of Architectural Representation

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Theories and Practices of Architectural Representation

Mike Christenson

Theory of architecture

Paperback

Theories and Practices of Architectural Representation focuses on the study of architectural knowledge approached through... [more]

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Architecture on the Borderline: Boundary Politics and Built Space

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Architecture on the Borderline: Boundary Politics and Built Space

Anoma Pieris (University of Melbourne, Australia)

Theory of architecture; Human geography

Hardback

Architecture on the Borderline interrogates space and territory in a turbulent present where nation-state borders are porous... [more]

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Metaphor: an exploration of the metaphorical dimensions and potential of architecture

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Metaphor: an exploration of the metaphorical dimensions and potential of...

Simon Unwin (University of Dundee, UK)

Theory of architecture

Paperback

Each of these Analysing Architecture Notebooks is devoted to a particular theme in understanding the rich and varied workings... [more]

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Discrete: Reappraising the Digital in Architecture

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Discrete: Reappraising the Digital in Architecture

Gilles Retsin

Theory of architecture; 3D graphics & modelling

Paperback

After two decades of experimentation with the digital, the prevalent paradigm of formal continuity is being revised and questioned... [more]

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Instabilities and Potentialities: Notes on the Nature of Knowledge in Digital Architecture

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Instabilities and Potentialities: Notes on the Nature of Knowledge in Digital...

Chandler Ahrens, Aaron Sprecher (McGill University, Montreal, Canada)

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Theory of architecture

Paperback

Now that information technologies are fully embedded into the design studio, Instabilities and Potentialities explores our... [more]

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Constructing the Architect: An Introduction to Design, Research, Planning, and Education

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Constructing the Architect: An Introduction to Design, Research, Planning,...

Leonard R. Bachman (University of Houston, USA)

Theory of architecture; Architecture: professional practice

Paperback

Unlike books that concentrate on the monuments and other artefacts that architects produce, Constructing the Architect focuses... [more]

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Organic Design in Twentieth-Century Nordic Architecture

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Organic Design in Twentieth-Century Nordic Architecture

Erik Champion (Curtin University, Australia)

Architecture; Theory of architecture; Professional interior design; History of architecture; Human geography

Paperback

Organic Design in Twentieth-Century Nordic Architecture presents a communicable and useful definition of organic architecture... [more]

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Provisional Cities: Cautionary Tales for the Anthropocene

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Provisional Cities: Cautionary Tales for the Anthropocene

Renata Tyszczuk (University of Sheffield, UK)

Theory of architecture; City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of architecture; Geology & the lithosphere

Paperback

This book considers the provisional nature of cities in relation to the Anthropocene - the proposed geological epoch of human-induced... [more]

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Peirce for Architects

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Peirce for Architects

Richard Coyne (University of Edinburgh, UK)

Theory of architecture; Philosophy: logic; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Ideas gain legitimacy as they are put to some practical use. A study of Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) supports this pragmatism... [more]

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An Architecture Manifesto: Critical Reason and Theories of a Failed Practice

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An Architecture Manifesto: Critical Reason and Theories of a Failed Practice...

Nadir Lahiji

Theory of architecture; Architecture: professional practice; History of architecture; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

In this manifesto, the author takes a leap of faith. It is a faith in Lost Causes. He asserts that today, architectonic reason... [more]

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Architecture, Space and Memory of Resurrection in Northern Ireland: Shareness in a Divided Nation

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Architecture, Space and Memory of Resurrection in Northern Ireland: Shareness...

Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem (Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland), Gehan Selim (Queen's University, Belfast, UK)

Theory of architecture; Politics & government; Urban & municipal planning

Hardback

Northern Ireland has a complex urbanism with multilayered socio-spatial politics. In this environment, issues of communication,... [more]

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Precision in Architecture: Certainty, Ambiguity and Deviation

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Precision in Architecture: Certainty, Ambiguity and Deviation

Mhairi McVicar (Senior Lecturer, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK)

Architecture; Theory of architecture; Architecture: professional practice; History of architecture

Hardback

This book offers a detailed insight into the desire for, and consequences of, precise communications in the daily life of... [more]

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Post-Socialist Urban Infrastructures (OPEN ACCESS)

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Post-Socialist Urban Infrastructures (OPEN ACCESS)

Tauri Tuvikene (Tallin University, Estonia), Wladimir Sgibnev (Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography, Germany), Carola S. Neugebauer (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Social & cultural anthropology; Human geography; Urban & municipal planning

Hardback

Post-Socialist Urban Infrastructures critically elaborates on often forgotten, but some of the most essential, aspects of... [more]

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Theory for Theatre Studies: Space

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Theory for Theatre Studies: Space

Kim Solga (Professor of Theatre Studies, Western University, Canada)

Theory of architecture; Theatre Studies; Theatre direction & production

Paperback

Space: it's everywhere, all around, a given. It's abstract and yet not abstract at all, because it governs all human relations,... [more]

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Towards a Public Space: Le Corbusier and the Greco-Latin Tradition in the Modern City

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Towards a Public Space: Le Corbusier and the Greco-Latin Tradition in the...

Marta Sequeira (University of Evora, Portugal)

Theory of architecture; City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of architecture

Paperback

Le Corbusier is well-known for his architectural accomplishments, which have been extensively discussed in literature. Towards... [more]

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The Production Sites of Architecture

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The Production Sites of Architecture

Sophia Psarra (University College London, UK)

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

The Production Sites of Architecture examines the intimate link between material sites and meaning. It explores questions... [more]

$69.99

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Whose Tradition?: Discourses on the Built Environment

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Whose Tradition?: Discourses on the Built Environment

Nezar AlSayyad, Mark Gillem, David Moffat

Theory of architecture; City & town planning - architectural aspects; Urban communities; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

In seeking to answer the question Whose Tradition? this book pursues four themes: Place: Whose Nation, Whose City?; People:... [more]

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John Ruskin and the Fabric of Architecture

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John Ruskin and the Fabric of Architecture

Anuradha Chatterjee (Architectural author and theorist, Australia)

Theory of architecture

Paperback

Through the theoretical lenses of dress studies, gender, science, and visual studies, this volume analyses the impact John... [more]

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Buried City, Unearthing Teufelsberg: Berlin and its Geography of Forgetting

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Buried City, Unearthing Teufelsberg: Berlin and its Geography of Forgetting...

Benedict Anderson

Theory of architecture; City & town planning - architectural aspects; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Industrialisation & industrial history; Human geography

Paperback

Cities are built over the remnants of their past buried beneath their present. We build on what has been built before, whether... [more]

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Instabilities and Potentialities: Notes on the Nature of Knowledge in Digital Architecture

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Instabilities and Potentialities: Notes on the Nature of Knowledge in Digital...

Chandler Ahrens, Aaron Sprecher (McGill University, Montreal, Canada)

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Theory of architecture

Hardback

Now that information technologies are fully embedded into the design studio, Instabilities and Potentialities explores our... [more]

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Architecture and Resilience: Interdisciplinary Dialogues

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Architecture and Resilience: Interdisciplinary Dialogues

Kim Trogal (University for the Creative Arts, UK), Irena Bauman (Bauman Lyons Architects, UK), Ranald Lawrence (University of Sheffield, UK), Doina Petrescu (University of Sheffield, UK)

Theory of architecture; Regional & area planning

Paperback

Resilience will be a defining quality of the twenty-first century. As we witness the increasingly turbulent effects of climate... [more]

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Designing Social Equality: Architecture, Aesthetics, and the Perception of Democracy

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Designing Social Equality: Architecture, Aesthetics, and the Perception...

Mark Foster Gage

Theory of architecture; Philosophy: aesthetics; Political structures: democracy

Paperback

In Designing Social Equality, Mark Foster Gage proposes a dramatic realignment between aesthetic thought, politics, social... [more]

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Drawing Parallels: Knowledge Production in Axonometric, Isometric and Oblique Drawings

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Drawing Parallels: Knowledge Production in Axonometric, Isometric and Oblique...

Ray Lucas

Art styles not defined by date; Graphic design; Theory of architecture; City & town planning - architectural aspects

Hardback

Drawing Parallels expands your understanding of the workings of architects by looking at their work from an alternative perspective.... [more]

$242.00

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