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New and Published Books

  1. Louis I. Kahn

    Exposed Concrete and Hollow Stones, 1949-1959

    By Roberto Gargiani

    Through sheer determination and courage, Kahn has researched the nature of concrete in the form of precast, cast in place or blocks. Each of his renowned works in exposed concrete, such as the Yale Art Gallery, the Richards Laboratories, the Bath House, the Salk Institute, the National Assembly,...

    Published July 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. London's Contemporary Architecture

    An Explorer's Guide, 6th Edition

    By Ken Allinson, Victoria Thornton

    London is a living architectural exhibition. This tried and trusted portable guide will help you to find your way around one of the world’s most exciting cities, offering architectural experiences and insights into London’s finest contemporary architecture. features more than 400 buildings...

    Published May 20th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Brits Who Built the Modern World

    Edited by RIBA

    The British, we are often told, are a cautious bunch, wary of the new and conservative in their tastes. Yet, British Architecture in the 21st Century has an almost unrivalled reputation around the world for daring, innovation, creativity and flair. From Beijing to New York and Doha to Mumbai,...

    Published February 12th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  4. Community Architecture (Routledge Revivals)

    How People Are Creating Their Own Environment

    By Nick Wates, Charles Knevitt

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1987, this title was one of the first to explore the emerging popular movement of Community Architecture, championed by Prince Charles, which gained momentum throughout Britain in the 1970s and 1980s. The conceptual framework rests fundamentally on the principle that the built...

    Published May 19th 2013 by Routledge

  5. François Blondel

    Architecture, Erudition, and the Scientific Revolution

    By Anthony Gerbino

    Series: The Classical Tradition in Architecture

    First director of the Académie royale d’architecture, François Blondel established a lasting model for architectural education that helped transform a still largely medieval profession into the one we recognize today. Most well known for his 1676 urban plan of Paris, Blondel is also celebrated as...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Le Corbusier: Beton Brut and Ineffable Space (1940 – 1965)

    Surface Materials and Psychophysiology of Vision

    By Roberto Gargiani, Anna Rosellini

    This groundbreaking new perspective on Le Corbusier is based on exhaustive archival research and the study of neglected or completely unknown documents. It is innovative in showing the role of materials and construction techniques in the architecture of Le Corbusier and the book also delves into...

    Published October 13th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Bernard Tschumi: Parc de la Villette

    SuperCrit #4

    By Samantha Hardingham, Kester Rattenbury

    Series: Supercrit

    The Supercrit series revisits some of the most influential architectural projects of the recent past and examines their impact on the way we think and design today. Based on live studio debates between protagonists and critics, the books describe, explore and criticise these major projects....

    Published September 28th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Frank Lloyd Wright’s Sacred Architecture

    Faith, Form and Building Technology

    By Anat Geva

    A comprehensive study of the sacred buildings built and designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, this book offers scholarly discussion with analytical drawings and photographs. These projects represent different periods of Wright’s career (from 1886 to 1958), new building technologies, and application of...

    Published September 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  9. Julien-David Leroy and the Making of Architectural History

    By Christopher Drew Armstrong

    Series: The Classical Tradition in Architecture

    This book examines the career and publications of the French architect Julien-David Leroy (1724–1803) and his impact on architectural theory and pedagogy. Despite not leaving any built work, Leroy is a major international figure of eighteenth-century architectural theory and culture. Considering...

    Published August 21st 2011 by Routledge

  10. Richard Rogers: The Pompidou Centre

    SuperCrit #3

    By Kester Rattenbury, Samantha Hardingham

    Series: Supercrit

    The Supercrit series revisits some of the most influential architectural projects of the recent past and examines their impact on the way we think and design today. Based on live studio debates between protagonists and critics, the books describe, explore and criticise these major projects. &...

    Published July 28th 2011 by Routledge