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Theory of architecture

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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]

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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]

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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

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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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Colour and Light: Spatial Experience

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Colour and Light: Spatial Experience

Karin Fridell Anter

Theory of architecture

Hardback

Colour and Light: Spatial Experience describes the coherent interaction of light and colour in the spatial context. It explains... [more]

$315.00

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Architecture and Feminisms: Ecologies, Economies, Technologies

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Architecture and Feminisms: Ecologies, Economies, Technologies

Helene Frichot, Catharina Gabrielsson, Helen Runting

Theory of architecture

Hardback

Set against the background of a `general crisis' that is environmental, political and social, this book examines a series... [more]

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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

Hardback

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

$242.00

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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

Hardback

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

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The Ideal of Total Environmental Control: Knud Loenberg-Holm, Buckminster Fuller, and the SSA

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The Ideal of Total Environmental Control: Knud Loenberg-Holm, Buckminster...

Suzanne Strum (College of Architects of Catalonia, Spain)

Architecture; Theory of architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms; History of architecture; Urban communities

Hardback

**Finalist for the Thought and Criticism category of the FAD Awards 2019** This book traces the ideal of total environmental... [more]

$231.00

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Time, History and Architecture: Essays on Critical Historiograpy

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Time, History and Architecture: Essays on Critical Historiograpy

Gevork Hartoonian (University of Canberra, Australia)

Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Hardback

Time, History and Architecture presents a series of essays on critical historiography, each addressing a different topic,... [more]

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Architecture and the Body, Science and Culture

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Architecture and the Body, Science and Culture

Kim Sexton (University of Arkansas, USA)

Theory of architecture

Hardback

The relationship of architecture to the human body is a centuries-long and complex one, but not always symmetrical. This book... [more]

$231.00

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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

Hardback

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

$242.00

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Innovative Architecture Strategies

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Innovative Architecture Strategies

Simos Vamvakidis

Theory of architecture

Paperback

This book focuses on diverse architectural strategies for blending public and private spaces in mixed-use building with complex... [more]

$24.99

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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

Hardback

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

$231.00

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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

Hardback

**Selected in the top eight short-list for the Thought and Criticism category of the FAD Awards 2019** Le Corbusier is... [more]

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What Is Cosmopolitical Design? Design, Nature and the Built Environment

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What Is Cosmopolitical Design? Design, Nature and the Built Environment...

Albena Yaneva, Alejandro Zaera-Polo

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

Paperback

The scale of ecological crises made us realize that every kind of politics has always been cosmopolitics, politics of a cosmos.... [more]

$79.99

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From Doxiadis' Theory to Pikionis' Work: Reflections of Antiquity in Modern Architecture

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From Doxiadis' Theory to Pikionis' Work: Reflections of Antiquity in Modern...

Kostas Tsiambaos (National Technical University of Athens, Greece)

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

Hardback

In this book, Tsiambaos redefines the ground-breaking theory of Greek architect and town planner Constantinos A. Doxiadis... [more]

$231.00

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Antiquity: Origins, Classicism and the New Rome

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Antiquity: Origins, Classicism and the New Rome

Christopher Tadgell

History of art: ancient & classical art; Theory of architecture; History of architecture; History

Paperback

This architectural history, starting with Egypt and Mesopotamia traces the development of building styles and techniques down... [more]

$98.99

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Transformations: Baroque and Rococo in the age of absolutism and the Church Triumphant

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Transformations: Baroque and Rococo in the age of absolutism and the Church...

Christopher Tadgell

Architecture; Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

Unprecedented in scope - like its companion volume on the High Renaissance, Mannerism - this sixth volume in the Architecture... [more]

$98.99

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