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Theory of architecture

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HLM50+ Towards a Social Architecture

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HLM50+ Towards a Social Architecture

Tony Monk, Edward Denison

Theory of architecture; Architecture: professional practice; City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of architecture

Hardback

Since its sudden and dramatic formation upon winning the competition to design Paisley Civic Centre in 1963, Hutchison, Locke... [more]

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De Re Metallica: The Uses of Metal in the Middle Ages

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De Re Metallica: The Uses of Metal in the Middle Ages

Robert Bork

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of architecture; Medieval history; History of science

Paperback

This volume is a collection of papers outlining the richness and refinement of medieval metalworking practice. [more]

$73.99

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The Challenge of Emulation in Art and Architecture: Between Imitation and Invention

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The Challenge of Emulation in Art and Architecture: Between Imitation and...

David Mayernik

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of architecture; City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of architecture; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Mayernik argues that it was the absence of a coherent understanding of emulation that fostered the fissuring of artistic production... [more]

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Mobilising Housing Histories: Learning from London's Past for a Sustainable Future

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Mobilising Housing Histories: Learning from London's Past for a Sustainable...

Peter Guillery, David Kroll

Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

The problem of creating affordable, adequate housing for a growing population is not a new one. This book, for anyone with... [more]

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The Tao of Architecture

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The Tao of Architecture

Amos lh Tiao Chang

Theory of architecture; Architectural structure & design; Taoism

Paperback

The description for this book, The Tao of Architecture [Princeton Classics], will be forthcoming.</p> [more]

$28.99

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Whose Tradition?: Discourses on the Built Environment

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Whose Tradition?: Discourses on the Built Environment

Nezar AlSayyad, Mark Gillem, David Moffat

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

Hardback

In seeking to answer the question Whose Tradition? this book pursues four themes: Place: Whose Nation, Whose City?; People:... [more]

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Marco Frascari's Dream House: A Theory of Imagination

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Marco Frascari's Dream House: A Theory of Imagination

Marco Frascari (Carleton University, Canada), Federica Goffi (Carleton University, Canada)

Theory of architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms; Residential buildings, domestic buildings; History of architecture

Paperback

This previously unpublished work is essential reading for anyone who has followed Marco Frascari's scholarship and teachings... [more]

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The Social (Re)Production of Architecture: Politics, Values and Actions in Contemporary Practice

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The Social (Re)Production of Architecture: Politics, Values and Actions...

Doina Petrescu (University of Sheffield, UK), Kim Trogal (University for the Creative Arts, UK)

Theory of architecture

Hardback

The Social (Re)Production of Architecture brings the debates of the `right to the city' into today's context of ecological,... [more]

$242.00

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Architecture, Mentalities and Meaning

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Architecture, Mentalities and Meaning

Patrick Malone (Arcitalia, Italy)

Theory of architecture; Sociology

Hardback

In order to function, architectural theory and practice must be shaped to suit current cultural, economic, and political forces.... [more]

$231.00

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Robot House

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Robot House

Peter Testa

Theory of architecture; Architectural structure & design

Hardback

An in-depth survey, manual and manifesto of new techniques for designing and building, written by one of the most important... [more]

$75.00

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Designbuild Education

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Designbuild Education

Chad Kraus (University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA)

Theory of architecture; Architectural structure & design; Industrial or vocational training

Paperback

Designbuild Education adopts the intellectual framework of American Pragmatism, which is a theory of action, to investigate... [more]

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A Musicology for Landscape

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A Musicology for Landscape

David Nicholas Buck

Theory of architecture; Theory of music & musicology; 20th century & contemporary classical music; Human geography; Gardens (descriptions, history etc)

Hardback

Drawing conceptually and directly on music notation, this book investigates landscape architecture's inherent temporality.... [more]

$242.00

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Architecture of Resistance: Cultivating Moments of Possibility within the Palestinian/Israeli Conflict

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Architecture of Resistance: Cultivating Moments of Possibility within the...

Dr. Yara Sharif

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

Hardback

Interrogates - through the mechanism of research. This book provides a visual documentary account of the urban and spatial... [more]

$242.00

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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; Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; History of architecture

Hardback

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

$208.00

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An Organic Architecture: The Architecture of Democracy

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An Organic Architecture: The Architecture of Democracy

Frank Lloyd Wright

Theory of architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms

Hardback

A reissue in the Frank Lloyd Wright 150th anniversary year of the series of lectures which the celebrated American architect... [more]

$49.99

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Rethinking Basic Design in Architectural Education: Foundations Past and Future

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Rethinking Basic Design in Architectural Education: Foundations Past and...

Mine Ozkar (Istanbul Technical University, Turkey)

Theory of architecture

Hardback

Rethinking Basic Design in Architectural Education provides historical and computational insights into beginning design education... [more]

$210.00

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Ornament and Order: Graffiti, Street Art and the Parergon

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Ornament and Order: Graffiti, Street Art and the Parergon

Rafael Schacter

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

Paperback

Based on an in-depth ethnographic study working with some of the world's most influential Independent Public Artists, this... [more]

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No Matter: Theories and Practices of the Ephemeral in Architecture

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No Matter: Theories and Practices of the Ephemeral in Architecture

Anastasia Karandinou

Architecture; Theory of architecture; Human geography; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

How do digital media (mobile phones, GPS, iPods, portable computers, internet, virtual realities, etc.) affect the way we... [more]

$88.99

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Landscape Theory in Design

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Landscape Theory in Design

Susan Herrington (University of British Columbia, Canada.)

Theory of architecture; Landscape art & architecture; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Phenomenology, Materiality, Cybernetics, Palimpsest, Cyborgs, Landscape Urbanism, Typology, Semiotics, Deconstruction - the... [more]

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Marco Frascari's Dream House: A Theory of Imagination

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Marco Frascari's Dream House: A Theory of Imagination

Marco Frascari (Carleton University, Canada), Federica Goffi (Carleton University, Canada)

Theory of architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms; History of architecture

Hardback

This previously unpublished work is essential reading for anyone who has followed Marco Frascari's scholarship and teachings... [more]

$284.00

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The Architecture of James Stirling and His Partners James Gowan and Michael Wilford: A Study of Architectural Creativity in the Twentieth Century

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The Architecture of James Stirling and His Partners James Gowan and Michael...

Geoffrey H. Baker

Theory of art; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Architecture; Theory of architecture; City & town planning - architectural aspects

Paperback

Sir James Stirling was arguably the greatest British architect of the twentieth century, and of comparable interest and stature... [more]

$88.99

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Knowledge Matters: UNStudio

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Knowledge Matters: UNStudio

Ben ven Berkel, Caroline Bos

Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

The profession 'architect' has expanded in recent years, not just in terms of the cultural influences, but equally with respect... [more]

$55.00

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The Living Tradition of Architecture

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The Living Tradition of Architecture

Jose de Paiva

Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

The Living Tradition of Architecture explores the depth of architecture as it takes flesh in the living tradition of building,... [more]

$88.99

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House and Home: Cultural Contexts, Ontological Roles

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House and Home: Cultural Contexts, Ontological Roles

Thomas Barrie (School of Architecture, North Carolina State University, USA)

Theory of architecture; Residential buildings, domestic buildings; History of architecture; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology

Hardback

House and home are words routinely used to describe where and how one lives. This book challenges predominant definitions... [more]

$284.00

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The Paradoxes of Planning: A Psycho-Analytical Perspective

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The Paradoxes of Planning: A Psycho-Analytical Perspective

Sara Westin

Theory of architecture; Sociology; Human geography; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

Using a philosophical and psychoanalytical approach, this book critically examines expert knowledge within architecture and... [more]

$88.99

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