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  1. Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown: Learning from Las Vegas

    SuperCrit #2

    Edited 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. This&...

    Published December 24th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Le Corbusier in Detail

    By Flora Samuel

    This is the first book to give such close attention to Le Corbusier's approach to the making of buildings. It illustrates the ways in which Le Corbusier's details were expressive of his overall philosophical intentions. It is not a construction book in the usual sense- rather it focusses on the...

    Published July 16th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Modern Architecture Through Case Studies 1945 to 1990

    By Peter Blundell Jones, Eamonn Canniffe

    Once again, new interpretations are presented of some of the most famous architecture of the period. Work by lesser-known architects, whose influence and role have been overlooked by conventional histories of the subject, is discussed. The case study structure allows each example to be discussed...

    Published March 21st 2007 by Routledge

  4. The Organization and Architecture of Innovation

    By Thomas Allen, Gunter Henn

    Building on his pioneering work on the management of technology and innovation in his first book, Managing the Flow of Technology, Thomas J. Allen of MIT has joined with award-winning German architect Gunter Henn of HENN Architekten to produce a book that explores the combined use of two management...

    Published October 19th 2006 by Routledge

  5. The Saga of Sydney Opera House

    The Dramatic Story of the Design and Construction of the Icon of Modern Australia

    By Peter Murray

    Peter Murray's compelling and highly readable biography of the building presents both sides of the story. Using previously unpublished files and papers, Murray has managed to unravel one of the most intriguing architectural controversies of recent times - what really happened when they built Sydney...

    Published November 20th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Nature and Space

    Aalto and Le Corbusier

    By Sarah Menin, Flora Samuel

    This book is a unique comparative study of two of the very greatest figures in modern architecture - Le Corbusier and Alvar Aalto. In assessing the historical, personal and intellectual influences of their attitudes to nature and the creative direction of their work, this book offers a...

    Published October 31st 2002 by Routledge

  7. Frank Gehry

    The City and Music, 2nd Edition

    By Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe

    Frank Gehry: The City and Music is the result of a unique collaboration between the architect and leading critic Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe. It focuses on two projects, Gehry's unrealised proposal for the rehabilitation of Berlin's Museum Island and his soon to be completed Disney Concert Hall in Los...

    Published August 29th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Towards Universality

    Le Corbusier, Mies and De Stijl

    By Richard Padovan

    There is no shortage of books about Le Corbusier, or Mies van der Rohe, or De Stijl. However, this book considers them in relation to each other, observing how a study of one can illuminate the works of the others. Going beyond a superficial look at the end-products of these architects, this book...

    Published December 13th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Fashioning Vienna

    Adolf Loos's Cultural Criticism

    By Janet Stewart

    This book seeks, through an examination of the form and content of his texts, to extend our understanding of Adolf Loos and his role in the struggle to define the nature of modernity in Vienna at the turn of the nineteenth century. It makes extensive use of primary sources including archive...

    Published June 1st 2000 by Routledge

  10. Frank Lloyd Wright and Japan

    The Role of Traditional Japanese Art and Architecture in the Work of Frank Lloyd Wright

    By Kevin Nute

    This book is the first thorough account of Frank Lloyd Wright's relationship with Japan and its arts. It presents significant new information on the nature and extent of Wright's formal and philosophical debt to Japanese art and architecture. Eight primary channels of influence are examined in...

    Published April 20th 2000 by Routledge