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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Narrating Architecture

    A Retrospective Anthology

    Edited by James Madge, Andrew Peckham

    This anthology brings together the best and most interesting papers from the first ten years of The Journal of Architecture, published together for the first time in a single volume. Covering a wide range of topics of central importance to architecture today, the papers also address the related...

    Published June 6th 2006 by Routledge

  8. The Modern Period Room

    The Construction of the Exhibited Interior 1870–1950

    Edited by Penny Sparke, Brenda Martin, Trevor Keeble

    With contributors drawn from a broad range of disciplines, The Modern Period Room brings together a carefully selected collection of essays to consider the interiors of the modern era and their more recent reconstructions from a variety of different viewpoints. Contributions from leading design...

    Published May 9th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Architecture in Words

    Theatre, Language and the Sensuous Space of Architecture

    By Louise Pelletier

    What if the house you are about to enter was built with the confessed purpose of seducing you, of creating various sensations destined to touch your soul and make you reflect on who you are? Could architecture have such power? This was the assumption of generations of architects at the beginning of...

    Published May 4th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Representing Calcutta

    Modernity, Nationalism and the Colonial Uncanny

    By Swati Chattopadhyay

    Series: Asia's Transformations/Asia's Great Cities

    Representing Calcutta: Modernity, Nationalism, and the Colonial Uncanny is a spatial history of colonial Calcutta, addressing the question of modernity that haunts our perception of Calcutta. The book responds to two interrelated concerns about the city. The first is the image of Calcutta as the...

    Published March 14th 2006 by Routledge