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Theory of architecture

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The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture, 1760 - 1860

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The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture, 1760 - 1860

Daniel Maudlin (University of Plymouth, UK)

Theory of architecture; Landscape art & architecture; History of architecture; Gardens (descriptions, history etc)

Paperback

The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture is a history of the late Georgian phenomenon of the architect-designed cottage... [more]

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Shadow-Makers: A Cultural History of Shadows in Architecture

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Shadow-Makers: A Cultural History of Shadows in Architecture

Stephen Kite (Cardiff University, UK)

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

Paperback

The making of shadows is an act as old as architecture itself. From the gloom of the medieval hearth through to the masterworks... [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

Hardback

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

$242.00

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Cartha: On Making Heimat

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Cartha: On Making Heimat

Elena Chiavi, Pablo Garrido Arnaiz, Francisco Moura Veiga, Francisco Ramos Ordonez, Ruben Valdez

Theory of architecture; City & town planning - architectural aspects; Migration, immigration & emigration

Paperback

An important contribution to the discourses on the social integration of refugees and the requirements mass migration movement... [more]

$39.99

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The City Crown by Bruno Taut

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The City Crown by Bruno Taut

Matthew Mindrup, Ulrike Altenmuller-Lewis

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

Paperback

This book is the first English translation of the German architect Bruno Taut's early twentieth-century anthology Die Stadtkrone... [more]

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In-Between: Architectural Drawing and Imaginative Knowledge in Islamic and Western Traditions

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In-Between: Architectural Drawing and Imaginative Knowledge in Islamic and...

Hooman Koliji

The Arts: General & Reference; Art styles not defined by date; Theory of architecture; Philosophy: aesthetics; Society & culture: general

Paperback

Contemporary technical architectural drawings, in establishing a direct relationship between the drawing and its object, tend... [more]

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Architectural Projects of Marco Frascari: The Pleasure of a Demonstration

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Architectural Projects of Marco Frascari: The Pleasure of a Demonstration...

Sam Ridgway

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

Paperback

Marco Frascari believed that architects should design thoughtful buildings capable of inspiring their inhabitants to have... [more]

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Image, Text, Architecture: The Utopics of the Architectural Media

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Image, Text, Architecture: The Utopics of the Architectural Media

Robin Wilson

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of architecture; City & town planning - architectural aspects; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Cultural studies

Paperback

Image, Text, Architecture brings a radical and detailed analysis of the modern and contemporary architectural media, addressing... [more]

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Capsules: Typology of Other Architecture

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Capsules: Typology of Other Architecture

Peter Senk

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Theory of architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms; History of architecture

Paperback

This book investigates the architectural, product design, and urban typology of the capsule which, beginning in the 1960s,... [more]

$65.99

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A History of Architecture and Trade

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A History of Architecture and Trade

Patrick Haughey (Savannah College of Art and Design, USA)

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Economic history; Urban & municipal planning

Hardback

A History of Architecture and Trade draws together essays from an international roster of distinguished and emerging scholars... [more]

$231.00

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Lineament: Material, Representation and the Physical Figure in Architectural Production

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Lineament: Material, Representation and the Physical Figure in Architectural...

Gail Peter Borden (University of Southern California and Borden Partnership LLP, USA), Michael Meredith

Theory of architecture; Architectural structure & design

Paperback

This comprehensive catalogue of contemporary work examines the renewed investment in the relationship between representation,... [more]

$90.99

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Landscape and Agency: Critical Essays

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Landscape and Agency: Critical Essays

Ed Wall (University of Greenwich, UK), Tim Waterman (The Bartlett School of Architeture, University College London, UK)

Theory of architecture; Landscape art & architecture; Human geography; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

Landscape and Agency explores how landscape, as an idea, a visual medium and a design practice, is organized, appropriated... [more]

$77.99

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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

Hardback

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

$242.00

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The Practice Turn in Architecture: Brussels after 1968

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The Practice Turn in Architecture: Brussels after 1968

Isabelle Doucet

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

Paperback

What makes a city? What makes architecture? And, what is to be included in the discussions of architecture and the city? Attempting... [more]

$79.99

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Choice Architecture: A new approach to behavior, design, and wellness

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Choice Architecture: A new approach to behavior, design, and wellness

Avani Parikh, Prashant Parikh

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Theory of architecture; Occupational & industrial health & safety

Hardback

***WINNER OF A NAUTILUS 2018 SILVER MEDAL BOOK AWARD*** From Vitruvius in the 1st century BCE on, there has been an attempt... [more]

$94.99

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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

Hardback

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

$294.00

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Hans Hollein and Postmodernism: Art and Architecture in Austria, 1958-1985

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Hans Hollein and Postmodernism: Art and Architecture in Austria, 1958-1985...

Eva Branscome (University College London, UK)

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

Hardback

Set within the broader context of post-war Austria and the re-education initiatives set up by the Allied forces, particularly... [more]

$231.00

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Cognition and the Built Environment

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Cognition and the Built Environment

Ole Moystad (Norwegian University of Science & Technology, Norway)

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

Hardback

Cognition and the Built Environment argues that interacting with our built environment, as users and as architects, is a cognitive... [more]

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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

Hardback

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

$242.00

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Critiquing the Modern in Architecture

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Critiquing the Modern in Architecture

Jaimini Mehta (Studio Jaimini Mehta, India)

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Cultural studies

Paperback

Written over four decades, Critiquing the Modern in Architecture is a collection of essays exploring the ideological and metaphysical... [more]

$77.99

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Why are Most Buildings Rectangular?: And Other Essays on Geometry and Architecture

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Why are Most Buildings Rectangular?: And Other Essays on Geometry and Architecture...

Philip Steadman (University College London, UK)

Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

This book brings together a dozen of Philip Steadman's essays and papers on the geometry of architectural and urban form,... [more]

$77.99

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Cinematic Aided Design: An Everyday Life Approach to Architecture

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Cinematic Aided Design: An Everyday Life Approach to Architecture

Francois Penz (University of Cambridge, UK)

Theory of architecture; Architectural structure & design; Media studies

Paperback

Cinematic Aided Design: An Everyday Life Approach to Architecture provides architects, planners, designer practitioners, politicians... [more]

$88.99

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Aesthetics of Ugliness: A Critical Edition

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Aesthetics of Ugliness: A Critical Edition

Karl Rosenkranz

Theory of art; Theory of architecture; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

In this key text in the history of art and aesthetics, Karl Rosenkranz shows ugliness to be the negation of beauty without... [more]

$49.99

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Remaking Cities: An Introduction to Urban Metrofitting

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Remaking Cities: An Introduction to Urban Metrofitting

Tony Fry (University of Tasmania, Australia)

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

Paperback

Unprecedented challenges await the future of the world's cities. Accelerating population pressure, climate change, food insecurity,... [more]

$47.99

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The Inhabitable Flesh of Architecture

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The Inhabitable Flesh of Architecture

Marcos Cruz

Theory of architecture

Hardback

Today's architecture has failed the body with its long heritage of purity of form and aesthetic of cleanliness. A resurgence... [more]

$315.00

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