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  1. Garden History

    Philosophy and Design 2000 BC – 2000 AD

    By Tom Turner

    An updated version of this book is now available as European Gardens (2011), also by Tom Turner. Expanding into other regions are Asian Gardens (2010) and the forthcoming British Gardens, both also by Turner and published by Routledge. Tom Turner, well-known teacher and writer in landscape...

    Published September 1st 2005 by Routledge

  2. Utopias and Architecture

    By Nathaniel Coleman

    Utopian thought, though commonly characterized as projecting a future without a past, depends on golden models for re-invention of what is. Through a detailed and innovative re-assessment of the work of three architects who sought to represent a utopian content in their work, and a consideration of...

    Published August 24th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Urban Memory

    History and Amnesia in the Modern City

    Edited by Mark Crinson

    Nine previously unpublished essays form an interdisciplinary assessment of urban memory in the modern city, analysing this burgeoning area of interest from the perspectives of sociology, architectural and art history, psychoanalysis, culture and critical theory. Featuring a wealth of illustrations,...

    Published June 2nd 2005 by Routledge

  4. Indigenous Modernities

    Negotiating Architecture and Urbanism

    By Jyoti Hosagrahar

    Series: Architext

    This book examines how a historic and so-called 'traditional' city quietly evolved into one that was modern in its own terms; in form, use and meaning. Through a focused study of Delhi, the author challenges prevalent assumptions in architecture and urbanism to identify an interpretation of...

    Published May 27th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Ernö Goldfinger

    The Life of an Architect

    By Nigel Warburton

    In writing this important new book, Nigel Warburton researched the extensive archive of Goldfinger's writing, office papers, models and drawings held in the RIBA Collection and also interviewed people who knew and worked with him. An intolerant and fiery man, Goldfinger gained the respect and...

    Published May 26th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Building Change

    Architecture, Politics and Cultural Agency

    By Lisa Findley

    Building Change investigates the shifting relationships between power, space and architecture in a world where a number of subjected people are reasserting their political and cultural agency. To explore these changes, the book describes and analyzes four recent building projects embedded in...

    Published March 24th 2005 by Routledge

  7. The Transparent State

    Architecture and Politics in Postwar Germany

    By Deborah Ascher Barnstone

    Examining the transformation of transparency as a metaphor in West German political thought to an analogy for democratic architecture, this book questions the prevailing assumption in German architectural circles that transparency in governmental buildings can be equated with openness,...

    Published January 7th 2005 by Routledge

  8. The Classical Orders of Architecture

    2nd Edition

    By Robert Chitham

    This is the only publication that presents a modern interpretation of the Classical Orders. The new edition of this successful title now includes the proportions in both metric and imperial measurements to make the orders more accessible and to provide a valuable reference for designers.The...

    Published December 21st 2004 by Routledge

  9. Understanding Architecture

    An Introduction to Architecture and Architectural History, 2nd Edition

    By Hazel Conway, Rowan Roenisch

    A comprehensive introduction to architecture and architectural history and exceptional in its approach, this book explores architecture as a current practice in relation to history and in relation to the wider context of cultures, conservation and the environment. This new edition brings in...

    Published December 15th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Surrealism and Architecture

    Edited by Thomas Mical

    This is a historically informed examination of architecture's perceived absence in surrealist thought, surrealist tendencies in the theories and projects of modern architecture, and the place of surrealist thought in contemporary design. This book represents current insights into surrealism in the...

    Published November 18th 2004 by Routledge