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  1. 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...

    Published July 1st 2015 by RIBA Publishing

  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...

    Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. English Homes and Gardens (4-vol. ES set)

    Edited by Ariyuki Kondo

    This is the first part of a reprint of ‘English Homes and Gardens’, a series edited by H. Avray Tipping and originally published in London in the 1920s. - The series gathered records of British residential architecture, with many photographs and plans. - It covered around 250 castles, manor houses...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Edition Synapse

  5. Pueblo Style and Regional Architecture

    By Nicholas C. Markovich, Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Fred G. Sturm

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Few architectural styles evoke so strong a sense of place as Pueblo architecture. This book brings together experts from architecture and art, archaeology and anthropology, philosophy and history, considering Pueblo style not simply architecturally, but within its cultural, religious, economic, and...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Designing the British Post-War Home

    Kenneth Wood, 1948-1968

    By Fiona Fisher

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    In Designing the British Post-War Home Fiona Fisher explores the development of modern domestic architecture in Britain through a detailed study of the work of the successful Surrey-based architectural practice of Kenneth Wood. Wood’s firm is representative of a geographically distinct category of...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Theory and Practice in Heritage and Sustainability

    Between past and future

    Edited by Elizabeth Auclair, Graham Fairclough

    Series: Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

    This book explores cultural sustainability and its relationships to heritage from a wide interdisciplinary perspective. By examining the interactions between people and communities in the places where they live it exemplifies the diverse ways in which a people-centred heritage builds identities and...

    Published April 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Niche Tactics

    Generative Relationships Between Architecture and Site

    By Caroline O'Donnell

    Niche Tactics aligns architecture's relationship with site with its ecological analogue: the relationship between an organism and its environment.Bracketed between texts on giraffe morphology, ecological perception, ugliness, and hopeful monsters, architectural case studies investigate historical...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Paradigm Islands: Manhattan and Venice

    Discourses on Architecture and the City

    By Teresa Stoppani

    Concerning architecture and the city, built, imagined and narrated, this book focuses on Manhattan and Venice, but considers architecture as an intellectual and spatial process rather than a product. A critical look at the making of Manhattan and Venice provides a background to...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Biographies & Space

    Placing the Subject in Art and Architecture

    Edited by Dana Arnold, Joanna Sofaer Derevenski

    Bringing together a collection of high-profile authors, Biographies and Space presents essays exploring the relationship between biography and space and how specific subjects are used as a means of explaining sets of social, cultural and spatial relationships. Biographical methods of historical...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge