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Theory of architecture

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Geographical Aesthetics: Imagining Space, Staging Encounters

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Geographical Aesthetics: Imagining Space, Staging Encounters

Dr. Elizabeth Straughan

Theory of architecture; Human geography

Paperback

Geographical Aesthetics places the terms 'aesthetics' and 'geography' under critical question together, responding both to... [more]

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Drawing on Architecture: The Object of Lines, 1970-1990

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Drawing on Architecture: The Object of Lines, 1970-1990

Jordan Kauffman (Lecturer in Fine Arts, Brandeis University)

Drawing & drawings; Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Hardback

How architectural drawings emerged as aesthetic objects, promoted by a network of galleries, collectors, and institutions,... [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

Hardback

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 Architecture and Social Engagement

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The Routledge Companion to Architecture and Social Engagement

Farhan Karim (University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA), Farhana Ferdous (University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA)

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

Hardback

Socially engaged architecture is a broad and emerging architectural genre that promises to redefine architecture from a market-driven... [more]

$378.00

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Cities' Identity Through Architecture and Arts: Proceedings of the International Conference on Cities' Identity through Architecture and Arts (CITAA 2017), May 11-13, 2017, Cairo, Egypt

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Cities' Identity Through Architecture and Arts: Proceedings of the International...

Anna Catalani, Zeinab Nour, Antonella Versaci, Dean Hawkes (University of Cambridge, UK), Hocine Bougdah (University College for the Creative Arts, Canterbury, UK)

Theory of art; Theory of architecture; Urban communities

Hardback

Every city has its unique and valuable identity, this identity is revealed through its physical and visual form, it is seen... [more]

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The Interior Architecture Theory Reader

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The Interior Architecture Theory Reader

Gregory Marinic (University of Houston, USA)

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Theory of architecture; Professional interior design

Paperback

The Interior Architecture Theory Reader presents a global compilation that collectively and specifically defines interior... [more]

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Designing for Designers: Lessons Learned from Schools of Architecture

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Designing for Designers: Lessons Learned from Schools of Architecture

Wolfgang F. E. Preiser (University of Cincinnati, US), Jack Nasar, Thomas Fisher

Theory of architecture; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

First published in 2007, this book examines the designs of seventeen architecture and design schools and answers questions... [more]

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Methods of Architectural Programming

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Methods of Architectural Programming

Henry Sanoff

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Theory of architecture

Paperback

First published in 1977, this volume was intended as a sourcebook for designers and attempts to specify the ingredients necessary... [more]

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Directions in Person-Environment Research and Practice

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Directions in Person-Environment Research and Practice

Jack Nasar, Wolfgang F. E. Preiser (University of Cincinnati, US)

Theory of architecture; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

First published in 1999, this book presents a fresh and diverse set of perspectives representing key directions of research... [more]

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Visual Research Methods in Design

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Visual Research Methods in Design

Henry Sanoff

Theory of architecture; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

This title deals with a wide range of issues and techniques relating to our understanding of the relationship between people... [more]

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New Islamist Architecture and Urbanism: Negotiating Nation and Islam through Built Environment in Turkey

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New Islamist Architecture and Urbanism: Negotiating Nation and Islam through...

Bulent Batuman (Bilkent University, Turkey)

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

Paperback

New Islamist Architecture and Urbanism claims that, in today's world, a research agenda concerning the relation between Islam... [more]

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Essays, Arguments & Interviews on Modern Architecture Kuwait

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Essays, Arguments & Interviews on Modern Architecture Kuwait

Roberto Fabbri, Sara Saragoca Soares

Theory of architecture; Architectural structure & design

Paperback

Between 1949 and 1989, remarkable buildings of late modernity were constructed in the coastal city of Kuwait. Following a... [more]

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Robot House

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Robot House

Peter Testa

Theory of architecture; Architectural structure & design

Paperback

An in-depth survey, manual and manifesto of breathtaking new techniques for designing and building by the leading pioneer... [more]

$50.00

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On Surface and Place: Between Architecture, Textiles and Photography

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On Surface and Place: Between Architecture, Textiles and Photography

Peta Carlin

The Arts: General & Reference; Architecture; Theory of architecture; Human geography

Hardback

On Surface and Place is a rich and poetic exploration of surfaces which foregrounds their significance in our understanding... [more]

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As Seen: Exhibitions that Made Architecture and Design History

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As Seen: Exhibitions that Made Architecture and Design History

Paula Antonelli, Jan Boelen, Meredith Carruthers, Alison Clarke

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Theory of architecture; Museums & museology

Paperback

Exhibitions have long played a crucial role in defining disciplinary histories. This fascinating volume examines the impact... [more]

$66.99

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Binding Space: The Book as Spatial Practice

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Binding Space: The Book as Spatial Practice

Marian Macken

The Arts: General & Reference; Art styles not defined by date; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Theory of architecture

Hardback

Books orient, intrigue, provoke and direct the reader while editing, interpreting, encapsulating, constructing and revealing... [more]

$231.00

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Building the Architect's Character: Explorations in Traits

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Building the Architect's Character: Explorations in Traits

Kendra Schank Smith (Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada), Albert C. Smith (Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

Theory of architecture; Architecture: professional practice; Professional interior design; Landscape art & architecture; Business ethics

Paperback

An understanding of architects' character traits can offer important insights into how they design buildings. These traits... [more]

$96.99

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Terms of Appropriation: Modern Architecture and Global Exchange

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Terms of Appropriation: Modern Architecture and Global Exchange

Ana Miljacki, Amanda Lawrence

Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

This collection focuses on how architectural material is transformed, revised, swallowed whole, plagiarized, or in any other... [more]

$75.99

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Unbuilt Utopian Cities 1460 to 1900: Reconstructing their Architecture and Political Philosophy

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Unbuilt Utopian Cities 1460 to 1900: Reconstructing their Architecture and...

Tessa Morrison

Theory of architecture; City & town planning - architectural aspects; Library & information sciences; Industrialisation & industrial history; Sociology

Paperback

Bringing together ten utopian works that mark important points in the history and an evolution in social and political philosophies,... [more]

$77.99

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Reading Architecture: Literary Imagination and Architectural Experience

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Reading Architecture: Literary Imagination and Architectural Experience...

Angeliki Sioli, Yoonchun Jung (Kwangwoon University, Seoul, South Korea)

Theory of architecture; Literary theory; Philosophy: aesthetics; Cultural studies; Human geography

Hardback

Why write instead of draw when it comes to architecture? Why rely on literary pieces instead of architectural treatises and... [more]

$294.00

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Infrastructure and the Architectures of Modernity in Ireland 1916-2016

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Infrastructure and the Architectures of Modernity in Ireland 1916-2016

Gary A. Boyd, John McLaughlin

Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

At the formation of the new Republic of Ireland, the construction of new infrastructures was seen as an essential element... [more]

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The Architecture Concept Book: An inspirational guide to creative ideas, strategies and practices

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The Architecture Concept Book: An inspirational guide to creative ideas,...

James Tait

Theory of architecture

Hardback

An inspirational and insightful resource for architecture students that offers a fresh perspective and new approaches for... [more]

$50.00

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A Reflexive Reading of Urban Space

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A Reflexive Reading of Urban Space

Mona A. Abdelwahab

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

Hardback

Providing a critique of the concepts attached to the representation of urban space, this ground-breaking book formulates a... [more]

$252.00

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Meaning in Landscape Architecture and Gardens

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Meaning in Landscape Architecture and Gardens

Marc Treib

Theory of architecture; Landscape art & architecture

Hardback

While we all live our lives in designed landscapes of various types, only on occasion do we consider what these landscapes... [more]

$315.00

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Architecture and the Mimetic Self: A Psychoanalytic Study of How Buildings Make and Break Our Lives

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Architecture and the Mimetic Self: A Psychoanalytic Study of How Buildings...

Lucy Huskinson (University of Bangor, Wales, UK)

Theory of architecture; Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology); Urban & municipal planning

Hardback

Buildings shape our identity and sense of self in profound ways that are not always evident to architects and town planners,... [more]

$231.00

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