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New and Published Books

  1. Architecture and Armed Conflict

    The Politics of Destruction

    Edited by JoAnne Mancini, Keith Bresnahan

    Architecture and Armed Conflict is the first multi-authored scholarly book to address this theme from a comparative, interdisciplinary perspective. By bringing together specialists from a range of relevant fields, and with knowledge of case studies across time and space, it provides the first...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Return of Nature

    Sustaining Architecture in the Face of Sustainability

    Edited by Preston Scott Cohen, Erika Naginski

    The Return of Nature asks you to critique your conception of nature and your approach to architectural sustainability and green design. What do the terms mean? Are they de facto design requirements? Or are they unintended design replacements? The book is divided into five parts giving you...

    Published July 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Discovery of Britain (Routledge Revivals)

    The English Tourists 1540-1840

    By Esther Moir

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1964, this book examines the Tour of Britain. It focuses, neither on foreign tourists coming to Britain, nor on British tourists travelling abroad, but on British people exploring their native land in the three centuries from 1540 to 1840. During this period, it became...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Design in the Borderlands

    Edited by Eleni Kalantidou, Tony Fry

    This book makes a significant contribution to advancing post-geographic understandings of physical and virtual boundaries. It brings together the emergent theory of ‘border thinking’ with innovative thinking on design, and explores the recent discourse on decoloniality and globalism. From a variety...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Afterlives of Monuments

    Edited by Deborah Cherry

    South Asia is famous for its monuments, past and present. Monuments have been created, destroyed and rescued by competing communities and incoming empires in the making and re-making of history, identity and memory. This collection brings together an international cohort of senior scholars and...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Mapping the Global Architect of Alterity

    Practice, Representation and Education

    By Michael Jenson

    Due to globalization, cultural spaces are now developing with no tangible connection to geographical place. The territorial logic traditionally used to underpin architecture and envision our built environment is being radically altered, forcing the adoption of a new method of conceptualizing space/...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Routledge Revivals)

    By Rod Hackney

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1990, this title presents the personal reflections of renowned community architect Rod Hackney, who served for many years as President of both the Royal Institute of British Architects and the International Union of Architects. Educated in the Modernist tradition of architecture...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Traditions

    The “Real”, the Hyper, and the Virtual In the Built Environment

    By Nezar AlSayyad

    Traditions: The ‘Real’, the Hyper, and the Virtual in the Built Environment is a continuation of Nezar AlSayyad’s engagement with the subject of tradition in the built environment. In it he attempts to unsettle the belief that tradition is simply a product of history and transmission. Without...

    Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge

  10. City Halls and Civic Materialism

    Towards a Global History of Urban Public Space

    Edited by Swati Chattopadhyay, Jeremy White

    Series: Architext

    The town hall or city hall as a place of local governance is historically related to the founding of cities in medieval Europe. As the space of representative civic authority it aimed to set the terms of public space and engagement with the citizenry. In subsequent centuries, as the idea and built...

    Published March 10th 2014 by Routledge