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Theory of architecture

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Architecture, Democracy and Emotions: The Politics of Feeling since 1945

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Architecture, Democracy and Emotions: The Politics of Feeling since 1945...

Till Grossmann (International Max Planck Graduate School Moral Economies, Berlin, Germany), Philipp Nielsen (Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, USA)

Theory of architecture; European history; Urban communities

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After 1945 it was not just Europe's parliamentary buildings that promised to house democracy: hotels in Turkey and Dutch shopping... [more]

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Public Interest Design Education Guidebook: Curricula, Strategies, and SEED Academic Case Studies

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Public Interest Design Education Guidebook: Curricula, Strategies, and SEED...

Lisa M. Abendroth (Metropolitan State University of Denver, Colorado, USA), Bryan Bell (Design Corps, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA)

Theory of architecture; Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Architecture: professional practice; Homelessness

Paperback

Public Interest Design Education Guidebook: Curricula, Strategies, and SEED Academic Case Studies presents the pedagogical... [more]

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Architecture and Anthropology

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Architecture and Anthropology

Adam Jasper

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Anthropology

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Both architecture and anthropology emerged as autonomous theoretical disciplines in the 18th-century enlightenment. Throughout... [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

Hardback

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

Hardback

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

Hardback

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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Spaces of Justice: Peripheries, Passages, Appropriations

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Spaces of Justice: Peripheries, Passages, Appropriations

Chris Butler (Griffith University, Australia), Edward Mussawir (University of Melbourne, Australia)

Theory of architecture; Cultural studies; Jurisprudence & general issues; Human geography

Paperback

This collection is inspired by the transdisciplinary possibilities posed by the connections between space and justice. Drawing... [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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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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Acculturating the Shopping Centre

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Acculturating the Shopping Centre

Janina Gosseye (ETH Zurich, Switzerland), Tom Avermaete (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)

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

Hardback

Acculturating the Shopping Centre examines whether the shopping centre should be qualified as a global architectural type... [more]

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Research Methods and Techniques in Architecture

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Research Methods and Techniques in Architecture

Elzbieta Danuta Niezabitowska

Theory of architecture

Paperback

A scientific approach to architectural and architectonic research from the scope of just one discipline is no longer sufficient.... [more]

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Modernism and American Mid-20th Century Sacred Architecture

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Modernism and American Mid-20th Century Sacred Architecture

Anat Geva (Texas A&M University, USA)

Theory of architecture; Religious buildings; History of architecture

Hardback

Mid-20th century sacred architecture in America sought to bridge modernism with religion by abstracting cultural and faith... [more]

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Event-Space: Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde

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Event-Space: Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde

Dorita Hannah (Tisch School of the Arts, NYU, USA)

History of Art & Design Styles; Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Theatre Studies

Paperback

First published in 2014. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. [more]

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Christian Norberg-Schulz's Interpretation of Heidegger's Philosophy: Care, Place and Architecture

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Christian Norberg-Schulz's Interpretation of Heidegger's Philosophy: Care,...

Hendrik Auret (University of the Free State, South Africa)

Theory of architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms; History of architecture; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

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Christian Norberg-Schulz's Interpretation of Heidegger's Philosophy investigates the theoretical contribution of the world-renowned... [more]

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From Object to Experience: The New Culture of Architectural Design

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From Object to Experience: The New Culture of Architectural Design

Harry Francis Mallgrave (Illinois Institute of Technology, USA)

Architecture; Theory of architecture

Paperback

Harry Francis Mallgrave combines a history of ideas about architectural experience with the latest insights from the fields... [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

Hardback

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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Visioning Technologies: The Architectures of Sight

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Visioning Technologies: The Architectures of Sight

Graham Cairns

History of Art & Design Styles; Graphic design; Theory of architecture; History of architecture; History of science

Paperback

Visioning Technologies brings together a collection of texts from leading theorists to examine how architecture has been,... [more]

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Times of Creative Destruction: Shaping Buildings and Cities in the late C20th

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Times of Creative Destruction: Shaping Buildings and Cities in the late...

Alexander Tzonis, Liane Lefaivre

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

Paperback

Times of Creative Destruction is about the years that followed the end of WWII, one of the most seminal and dramatic epochs... [more]

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Take One Building : Interdisciplinary Research Perspectives of the Seattle Central Library

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Take One Building : Interdisciplinary Research Perspectives of the Seattle...

Ruth Conroy Dalton, Christoph Holscher

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Library & information sciences; Sociology; Cognition & cognitive psychology

Paperback

This book evaluates how we experience and understand buildings in different ways depending upon our academic and professional... [more]

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The Ethics of a Potential Urbanism RPD: Critical encounters between Giorgio Agamben and architecture

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The Ethics of a Potential Urbanism RPD: Critical encounters between Giorgio...

Camillo Boano (University College London, UK)

Theory of architecture; City & town planning - architectural aspects; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Political ideologies

Paperback

The Ethics of a Potential Urbanism explores the possible and potential relevance of Giorgio Agamben's political thoughts and... [more]

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Beyond Utopia: Japanese Metabolism Architecture and the Birth of Mythopia

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Beyond Utopia: Japanese Metabolism Architecture and the Birth of Mythopia...

Agnes Nyilas

Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

Megastructure proposals by the Japanese Metabolism group are commonly identified with the concept of utopia. Beyond this partial... [more]

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Understanding Architecture New Edition

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Understanding Architecture New Edition

Jeremy Melvin (South Bank University, UK)

Architecture; Theory of architecture

Paperback

This is an easy to use guide to a wide range of architectural styles, from classical times through to the post-modern era.... [more]

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Urban Latin America: Images, Words, Flows and the Built Environment

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Urban Latin America: Images, Words, Flows and the Built Environment

Bianca Freire-Medeiros, Julia O'Donnell

Theory of architecture; Urban communities

Paperback

Urban Latin America explores the relationship between images, words and the built environment using an engaging variety of... [more]

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The Routledge Companion to Criticality in Art, Architecture, and Design

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The Routledge Companion to Criticality in Art, Architecture, and Design...

Chris Brisbin (University of South Australia, Australia), Myra Thiessen (University of South Australia, Australia)

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

Hardback

The Routledge Companion to Criticality in Art, Architecture, and Design presents an in-depth exploration of criticism and... [more]

$368.00

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Rome and the Legacy of Louis I. Kahn

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Rome and the Legacy of Louis I. Kahn

Elisabetta Barizza (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy), Marco Falsetti (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)

Theory of architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms; Architecture: professional practice; History of architecture

Hardback

Louis I. Kahn was one of the most influential architects, thinkers and teachers of his time. This book examines the important... [more]

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