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  1. Archispeak

    An Illustrated Guide to Architectural Terms

    By Tom Porter

    Widely used in architectural circles in the heat of discussion, the recurrent use of particular words and terms has evolved into a language of design jargon. Commonly found in architectural literature and journalism, in critical design debate and especially in student project reviews, Archispeak...

    Published June 3rd 2004 by Routledge

  2. Tracing Modernity

    Manifestations of the Modern in Architecture and the City

    By Mari Hvattum, Christian Hermansen

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 27th 2004 by Routledge

  3. American Architectural History

    A Contemporary Reader

    Edited by Keith Eggener, Keith Eggener

    This major new text presents a collection of recent writings on architecture and urbanism in the United States, with topics ranging from colonial to contemporary times. In terms of content and scope, there is no collection, in or out of print, directly comparable to this one. The essays are...

    Published April 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  4. Beyond Description

    Singapore Space Historicity

    Edited by Ryan Bishop, John Phillips, Wei-Wei Yeo

    Series: Architext

    This book addresses issues of space, historicity, architecture and textuality by focusing on Singapore's singular position in the region and as a global city. The articles consider how various experiences of Singapore, both from within and from outside, help to complicate existing assumptions...

    Published April 15th 2004 by Routledge

  5. The Emergence of Modern Architecture

    A Documentary History, from 1000 to 1810

    Edited by Liane Lefaivre, Alexander Tzonis

    A cognitive history of the emergence of modern architecture. Cutting across disciplinarian and institutional divisions as we know them today, this book reconstructs developments within the framework of a cognitive history of the past. Modern is here taken to mean the radical...

    Published March 4th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Encyclopedia of 20th-Century Architecture

    Edited by R. Stephen Sennott

    For more information including the introduction, a full list of entries and contributors, a generous selection of sample pages and more, visit the Encyclope dia of 20th Century Architecture website. Focusing on architecture from all regions of the world, this three-volume set profiles the twentieth...

    Published December 9th 2003 by Routledge

  7. The End of Tradition?

    Edited by Nezar Alsayyad

    Rooted in real world observations, this book questions the concept of tradition - whether contemporary globalization will prove its demise or whether there is a process of simultaneous ending and renewing. In his introduction, Nezar Alsayyad discusses the meaning of the word 'tradition' and the...

    Published December 4th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Chinese Spatial Strategies

    Imperial Beijing, 1420-1911

    By Jianfei Zhu

    Chinese Spatial Strategies presents a study of social spaces of the capital of Ming Qing China (1420-1911). Focusing on early Ming and early and middle Qing, it explores architectural, urban and geographical space of Beijing, in relation to issues of history, geopolitics, urban social structure,...

    Published November 27th 2003 by Routledge

  9. The Saga of Sydney Opera House

    The Dramatic Story of the Design and Construction of the Icon of Modern Australia

    By Peter Murray

    Peter Murray's compelling and highly readable biography of the building presents both sides of the story. Using previously unpublished files and papers, Murray has managed to unravel one of the most intriguing architectural controversies of recent times - what really happened when they built Sydney...

    Published November 20th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Modernism and the Spirit of the City

    Edited by Iain Boyd Whyte

    Modernism and the Spirit of the City offers a new reading of the architectural modernism that emerged and flourished in Europe in the first half of the twentieth century. Rejecting the fashionable postmodernist arguments of the 1980s and '90s which damned modernist architecture as banal and...

    Published August 21st 2003 by Routledge