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  1. Antiquity

    Origins, Classicism and The New Rome

    By Christopher Tadgell

    Series: Architecture in Context

    The first in a new series of five books describing and illustrating the seminal architectural traditions of the world, Antiquity traces architectural history from its very beginnings until the time when the traditions that shape today’s environments began to flourish. More than a catalogue of...

    Published May 2nd 2007 by Routledge

  2. 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 20th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Colonial Modernities

    Building, Dwelling and Architecture in British India and Ceylon

    Edited by Peter Scriver, Vikramaditya Prakash

    Series: Architext

    A carefully crafted selection of essays from international experts, this book explores the effect of colonial architecture and space on the societies involved – both the colonizer and the colonized. Focusing on British India and Ceylon, the essays explore the discursive tensions between the...

    Published March 6th 2007 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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