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  1. 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 18th 2007 by Routledge

  2. 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 15th 2007 by Routledge

  3. 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 13th 2007 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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