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  1. Festival Architecture

    By Sarah Bonnemaison, Christine Macy

    Series: The Classical Tradition in Architecture

    With contributions from provocative art and architectural historians, this book is a unique exposition of the temporary architecture erected for festivals and the role it has played in developing Western architectural and urban theory. Festival Architecture is arranged in historical periods – from...

    Published December 6th 2007 by Routledge

  2. New York Underground

    The Anatomy of a City

    By Julia Solis

    Did alligators ever really live in New York's sewers? What's it like to explore the old aqueducts beneath the city? How many levels are beneath Grand Central Station? And how exactly did the pneumatic tube system that New York's post offices used to employ work? In this richly illustrated...

    Published November 26th 2007 by Routledge

  3. The East

    Buddhists, Hindus and the Sons of Heaven

    By Christopher Tadgell

    Series: Architecture in Context

    Continuing the Architecture in Context series, this second volume narrates the development of architecture across a huge swathe of the world, from the Indian subcontinent to the Japanese archipelago, over a period extending from prehistory to the arrival of Islam and its distinct traditions...

    Published November 6th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Preserving New York

    Winning the Right to Protect a City’s Landmarks

    By Anthony Wood

    Preserving New York is the largely unknown inspiring story of the origins of New York City’s nationally acclaimed landmarks law. The decades of struggle behind the law, its intellectual origins, the men and women who fought for it, the forces that shaped it, and the buildings lost and saved on the...

    Published October 25th 2007 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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