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  1. Altering Practices

    Feminist Politics and Poetics of Space

    Edited by Doina Petrescu

    This collection of essays addresses and defines the state of contemporary theories and practices of space: it is concerned with the growing importance of technology and communications, the effects of globalization and the change of social demands. Within the current urban and geopolitical contexts,...

    Published February 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  2. Rethinking Technology

    A Reader in Architectural Theory

    Edited by William W. Braham, Jonathan A. Hale

    This essential reference for all students of architecture, design and the built environment provides a convenient single source for all the key texts in the recent literature on architecture and technology. The book contains over fifty carefully selected essays, manifestoes, reflections and...

    Published December 12th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Re-forming Britain

    Narratives of Modernity before Reconstruction

    By Elizabeth Darling

    Re-forming Britain considers the nature and practice of architectural modernism in inter-war Britain in a new light. Bringing hitherto little considered protagonists and projects to the fore, it argues that rather than being an imported idiom, the new architecture in Britain formed part of an...

    Published December 6th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Power and Virtue

    Architecture and Intellectual Change in England 1660–1730

    By Shiqiao Li

    Series: The Classical Tradition in Architecture

    This is the first full-length study on the connections between English architecture and intellectual change between 1660 and 1730. As new ideas developed in post-Restoration England across the realms of politics, culture, academia and morality, so too did architectural expression of these ideas....

    Published November 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  5. The Emergence of the Interior

    Architecture, Modernity, Domesticity

    By Charles Rice

    Taking a radical position counter to many previous histories and theories of the interior, domesticity and the home, The Emergence of the Interior considers how the concept and experience of the domestic interior have been formed from the beginning of the nineteenth century. It considers the...

    Published November 13th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Aeolian Winds and the Spirit in Renaissance Architecture

    Academia Eolia Revisited

    Edited by Barbara Kenda

    Written by scholars of international stature, Aeolian Winds and the Spirit in Renaissance Architecture presents studies of Renaissance pneumatology exploring the relationship between architecture and the disciplines of art and science. One of the principle goals of Renaissance architects was to...

    Published October 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  7. Crisis of the Object

    The Architecture of Theatricality

    By Gevork Hartoonian

    Looking back over the twentieth century, Hartoonian discusses the work of three major architects: Peter Eisenman, Frank Gehry and Bernard Tschumi, in reference to their theoretical positions and historicizes present architecture in the context of the ongoing secularization of the myths...

    Published September 28th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Rethinking Architectural Historiography

    Edited by Dana Arnold, Elvan Altan Ergut, Belgin Turan Ozkaya

    Rather than subscribing to a single position, this collection informs the reader about the current state of the discipline looking at changes across the broad field of methodological, theoretical and geographical plurality. Divided into three sections, Rethinking Architectural Historiography begins...

    Published August 24th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Built to Meet Needs: Cultural Issues in Vernacular Architecture

    By Paul Oliver

    The study of vernacular architecture explores the characteristics of domestic buildings in particular regions or localities, and the many social and cultural factors that have contributed to their evolution. In this book, vernacular architecture specialist Paul Oliver brings together a wealth of...

    Published August 24th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Primitive

    Original Matters in Architecture

    Edited by Jo Odgers, Flora Samuel, Adam Sharr

    This innovative edited collection charts the rise, fall and possible futures of the word primitive. The word primitive is fundamental to the discipline of architecture in the west, providing a convenient starting point for the many myths of architecture's origins. Since the almost legendary 1970s...

    Published August 15th 2006 by Routledge