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  1. On Span and Space

    Exploring Structures in Architecture

    By Bjorn N. Sandaker

    In this richly illustrated book with many practical examples, Bjorn Sandaker provides readers with a better understanding of the relationship between technology and architecture. As an experienced teacher and writer, Sandaker offers a well-founded aesthetic theory to support the understanding and...

    Published October 19th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Form Follows Fun

    Modernism and Modernity in British Pleasure Architecture 1925–1940

    By Bruce Peter

    Authoritative and readable, this excellent text, illustrated by a unique pictorial record of period architecture, surveys and examines how and why the architecture of pleasure related to the stylistic and ideological concerns of modernism in 1930s Britain. Responding to the current interest in...

    Published September 27th 2007 by Routledge

  3. The Picturesque

    Architecture, Disgust and Other Irregularities

    By John Macarthur

    Series: The Classical Tradition in Architecture

    In this fresh and authoritative account John Macarthur presents the eighteenth century idea of the picturesque – when it was a risky term concerned with a refined taste for everyday things, such as the hovels of the labouring poor – in the light of its reception and effects in modern culture. In a...

    Published September 18th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Critical Architecture

    Edited by Jane Rendell, Jonathan Hill, Mark Dorrian, Murray Fraser

    Series: Critiques

    Critical Architecture examines the relationship between critical practice in architecture and architectural criticism. Placing architecture in an interdisciplinary context, the book explores architectural criticism with reference to modes of criticism in other disciplines - specifically...

    Published September 4th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Cafes and Bars

    The Architecture of Public Display

    Edited by Christoph Grafe, Franziska Bollerey

    Series: Interior Architecture

    The design of bars and cafes has played an important role in the development of architecture in the twentieth century. This influence has been felt particularly strongly over the past thirty years, in a time when these social spaces have contributed significantly to the rediscovery and...

    Published August 21st 2007 by Routledge

  6. The Environmental Imagination

    Technics and Poetics of the Architectural Environment

    By Dean Hawkes

    This title, from a well-regarded and established expert, explores the changing relationship between the poetic intentions and technical means of environmental design in architecture. Working thematically and chronologically from the eighteenth century to the present day, these essays reach beyond...

    Published August 8th 2007 by Taylor & Francis

  7. Desire Lines

    Space, Memory and Identity in the Post-Apartheid City

    Edited by Noëleen Murray, Nick Shepherd, Martin Hall

    Series: Architext

    This ground breaking new work draws together a cross-section of South African scholars to provide a lively and comprehensive review of the under-researched area of heritage practice following the introduction of the National Heritage Resources Act. Looking at the daily heritage debates, from naming...

    Published July 19th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Le Corbusier in Detail

    By Flora Samuel

    This is the first book to give such close attention to Le Corbusier's approach to the making of buildings. It illustrates the ways in which Le Corbusier's details were expressive of his overall philosophical intentions. It is not a construction book in the usual sense- rather it focusses on the...

    Published July 16th 2007 by Routledge

  9. The Practice of Modernism

    Modern Architects and Urban Transformation, 1954–1972

    By John R. Gold

    In this sequel to his widely-acclaimed book The Experience of Modernism (1997), John Gold continues his detailed enquiry into the Modern Movement's involvement in urban planning and city design. Making extensive use of information gained from hours of in-depth interviews with architects of the...

    Published June 14th 2007 by Routledge

  10. 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 3rd 2007 by Routledge