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Theory of architecture

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Aesthetics Equals Politics: New Discourses across Art, Architecture, and Philosophy

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Aesthetics Equals Politics: New Discourses across Art, Architecture, and...

Mark Foster Gage (Assistant Dean and Associate Professor, Yale University)

Art & design styles: Postmodernism; Theory of architecture; Philosophy: aesthetics

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How aesthetics-understood as a more encompassing framework for human activity-might become the primary discourse for political... [more]

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Ugliness and Judgment: On Architecture in the Public Eye

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Ugliness and Judgment: On Architecture in the Public Eye

Timothy Hyde

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; European history; Philosophy: aesthetics; Legal history

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A novel interpretation of architecture, ugliness, and the social consequences of aesthetic judgment When buildings are... [more]

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Legacy: Generations of Creatives in Dialogue

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Legacy: Generations of Creatives in Dialogue

Lukas Feireiss

Theory of architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms

Paperback

Generational dialogues between 40 world-renowned creatives exploring how the creative legacy of previous generations is being... [more]

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The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture: Bucharest, 1949-1964

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The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture: Bucharest, 1949-1964

Juliana Maxim (Associate Professor of Art History and Architecture, University of San Diego, USA)

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; The Cold War; Regional geography

Paperback

The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture is the first systematic architectural history of Romania under socialism written... [more]

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The Architecture of Ethics

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The Architecture of Ethics

Thomas Fisher (University of Minnesota, USA)

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Theory of architecture; Landscape art & architecture

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Ethics is one of the most important and least understood aspects of design practice. In his latest book, Thomas Fisher shows... [more]

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Architecture, Festival and the City

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Architecture, Festival and the City

Jemma Browne (Birmingham City University, UK), Christian Frost (Birmingham City University, UK), Ray Lucas

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

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Historically the urban festival served as an occasion for affirming shared convictions and identities in the life of the city.... [more]

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Elemental Architecture: Temperaments of Sustainability

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Elemental Architecture: Temperaments of Sustainability

Phillip James Tabb (Texas A&M University, USA)

Theory of architecture; Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Landscape art & architecture

Paperback

Elemental Architecture presents a new and refreshing approach to sustainable architectural practice. Going beyond the standard... [more]

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Confabulations : Storytelling in Architecture

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Confabulations : Storytelling in Architecture

Paul Emmons (Virginia Tech, USA), Marcia F. Feuerstein, Carolina Dayer (Aarhus School of Architecture, Denmark)

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Confabulation is a drawing together through storytelling. Fundamental to our perception, memory, and thought is the way... [more]

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Riverine: Architecture and Rivers

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Riverine: Architecture and Rivers

Gerald Adler, Manolo Guerci

Theory of architecture; Landscape art & architecture; History of architecture; Limnology (freshwater); Urban & municipal planning

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Riverscapes are the main arteries of the world's largest cities, and have, for millennia, been the lifeblood of the urban... [more]

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Data, Architecture and the Experience of Place

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Data, Architecture and the Experience of Place

Anastasia Karandinou

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Theory of architecture

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The notion of data is increasingly encountered in spatial, creative and cultural studies. Big data and artificial intelligence... [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

Hardback

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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Design Thinking: A Guide to Creative Problem Solving for Everyone

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Design Thinking: A Guide to Creative Problem Solving for Everyone

Andrew Pressman (University of Maryland, USA)

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

Paperback

Design thinking is a powerful process that facilitates understanding and framing of problems, enables creative solutions,... [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

Hardback

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

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Dublin's Bourgeois Homes: Building the Victorian Suburbs, 1850-1901

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Dublin's Bourgeois Homes: Building the Victorian Suburbs, 1850-1901

Susan Galavan (University of Leuven, Belgium)

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

Paperback

In 1859, Dubliners strolling along country roads witnessed something new emerging from the green fields. The Victorian house... [more]

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The Architecture of Nothingness: An Explanation of the Objective Basis of Beauty in Architecture and the Arts

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The Architecture of Nothingness: An Explanation of the Objective Basis of...

Frank Lyons (Director, Humane Architecture, UK)

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

It is a common enough assumption that good buildings make us feel good just as poor ones can make us feel insecure, depressed... [more]

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Architecture, Death and Nationhood: Monumental Cemeteries of Nineteenth-Century Italy

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Architecture, Death and Nationhood: Monumental Cemeteries of Nineteenth-Century...

Hannah Malone (Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany)

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Social & cultural history; Religion: general; Human geography

Paperback

In the nineteenth century, new cemeteries were built in many Italian cities that were unique in scale and grandeur, and which... [more]

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Visual Spatial Enquiry: Diagrams and Metaphors for Architects and Spatial Thinkers

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Visual Spatial Enquiry: Diagrams and Metaphors for Architects and Spatial...

Robyn Creagh (Curtin University, Australia), Sarah McGann (University of Notre Dame, Australia)

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

Hardback

Visual Spatial Enquiry explores visual and textual ways of working within spatial research. Architects and spatial thinkers... [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

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

Hardback

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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Design Process in Architecture: From Concept to Completion

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Design Process in Architecture: From Concept to Completion

Geoffrey Makstutis

Theory of architecture

Paperback

Every building starts with an idea. But how do you get from a concept to a piece of architecture? Why do some ideas work better... [more]

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The Politics of Furniture: Identity, Diplomacy and Persuasion in Post-War Interiors

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The Politics of Furniture: Identity, Diplomacy and Persuasion in Post-War...

Fredie Flore (Fredie Flore Ku Leuven Belgium), Cammie McAtee (Cammie McAtee Independent Scholar)

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Furniture design; Theory of architecture; Professional interior design; History of architecture

Paperback

In many different parts of the world modern furniture elements have served as material expressions of power in the post-war... [more]

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Sport and Architecture

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Sport and Architecture

Benjamin S. Flowers (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)

Theory of architecture; Sports & outdoor recreation

Paperback

Sport and architecture are two elements of contemporary life that have a broad and profound impact on the world around us.... [more]

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Routledge Research Companion to Landscape Architecture

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Routledge Research Companion to Landscape Architecture

Ellen Braae, Henriette Steiner

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

Hardback

The Routledge Research Companion to Landscape Architecture considers landscape architecture's increasingly important cultural,... [more]

$368.00

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The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture: Bucharest, 1949-1964

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The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture: Bucharest, 1949-1964

Juliana Maxim (Associate Professor of Art History and Architecture, University of San Diego, USA)

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; The Cold War; Regional geography

Hardback

The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture is the first systematic architectural history of Romania under socialism written... [more]

$242.00

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Data, Architecture and the Experience of Place

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Data, Architecture and the Experience of Place

Anastasia Karandinou

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Theory of architecture

Hardback

The notion of data is increasingly encountered in spatial, creative and cultural studies. Big data and artificial intelligence... [more]

$242.00

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