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Forthcoming Architectural History Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Builders of the Vision

    Software and the Imagination of Design

    By Daniel Cardoso Llach

    Builders of the Vision traces the intellectual history and contemporary practices of Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Numerical Control since the years following World War II until today. Drawing from primary archival and ethnographic sources, it identifies and documents the crucial ideas shaping...

    To Be Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Drawing the Unbuildable

    Seriality and Reproduction in Architecture

    By Nerma Cridge

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    Architecture is conventionally seen as being synonymous with building. In contrast, this book introduces and defines a new category - the unbuildable. The unbuildable involves projects that are not just unbuilt, but cannot be built. This distinct form of architectural project has an important and...

    To Be Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Light in Architecture

    The Intangible Material

    By Elisa Valero Ramos

    Light in Architecture explores the role and use of light in and around buildings from the time that Stonehenge was built through to the present day, illustrating how a greater understanding of this intangible and free material will lead us to better architecture and, ultimately, improve our quality...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by RIBA Publishing

  4. Modernity

    Enlightenment and Revolution – ideal and unforeseen consequence

    By Christopher Tadgell

    The seventh book in the Architecture in Context series, this is a comprehensive survey of European architecture from the pre-dawn of the Enlightenment in early Georgian England to the triumph of Brutalism in the seventh decade of the twentieth century. The three main sections of the book are...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Economy and Architecture

    Edited by Juliet Odgers, Mhairi McVicar, Stephen Kite

    Economy and Architecture addresses a timely, critical, and much-debated topic in both its historical and contemporary dimensions. From the Apple Store in New York City, to the street markets of the Pan American Highway; from commercial Dubai to the public schools of Australia, this book takes a...

    To Be Published July 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. American Architects and the Single-Family Home

    Lessons Learned from the Architects' Small House Service Bureau

    Edited by Lisa M. Tucker

    American Architects and the Single-Family Home explains how a small group of architects started the Architects’ Small House Service Bureau in 1919 and changed the course of twentieth-century residential design for the better. Concepts and principles they developed related to public spaces, private...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture, 1760 - 1860

    By Daniel Maudlin

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture is a history of the late Georgian phenomenon of the architect-designed cottage and the architectural discourse that articulated it. It is a study of small buildings built on country estates and not so small buildings built in picturesque rural...

    To Be Published August 4th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Cut and Paste Urban Landscape

    The Work of Gordon Cullen

    By Mira Engler

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    During the post-war era, the emerging consumer economy radically changed both the discourse and practice of architecture. It was a time where architecture became a mainstream commodity whose products sold through mass media; a time in which Thomas Gordon Cullen came to be one of Britain’s...

    To Be Published August 11th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Wooden Church Architecture of the Russian North

    Regional Schools and Traditions (14th - 19th centuries)

    By Evgeny Khodakovsky

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    The book presents a broad panoramic overview of church architecture in the Russian North between the fourteenth and nineteenth centuries. While it is inevitably overshadowed by the imperial splendour of the country’s capital cities, this unique phenomenon is regarded as the most distinctive...

    To Be Published August 25th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Historiography of Persian Architecture

    By Mohammad Gharipour

    Series: Iranian Studies

    Historiography is the study of the methodology of writing history, the development of the discipline of history, and the changing interpretations of historical events in the works of individual historians. Exploring the historiography of Persian art and architecture requires a closer look at a...

    To Be Published September 9th 2015 by Routledge