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  1. 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 3rd 2004 by Routledge

  2. 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 8th 2003 by Routledge

  3. 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 3rd 2003 by Routledge

  4. 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 26th 2003 by Routledge

  5. 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 Using previously unpublished files and papers, Murray has managed to unravel one of the most intriguing architectural controversies of recent times - what really happened when they built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 19th 2003 by Routledge

  6. 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 20th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Women's Places

    Architecture and Design 1860-1960

    Edited by Brenda Martin, Penny Sparke

    What was different about the environments that women created as architects, designers and clients at a time when they were gaining increasing political and social status in a male world? Through a series of case studies, Women's Places: Architecture and Design 1860-1960, examines in detail the...

    Published July 2nd 2003 by Routledge

  8. Exporting American Architecture 1870-2000

    By Jeffrey W. Cody

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    The export of American architecture began in the nineteenth century as a disjointed set of personal adventures and commercial initiatives. It continues today alongside the transfer of other aspects of American life and culture to most regions of the world. Jeffrey Cody explains how, why and where...

    Published December 18th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Building the Post-War World

    By Nicholas Bullock

    Building the Post-war World examines the way in which World War II and the ten years of reconstruction that followed saw the establishment of modern architecture in Britain. It charts the opportunities created by post-war rebuilding showing how the spirit of innovation and experimentation necessary...

    Published November 27th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Nature and Space

    Aalto and Le Corbusier

    By Sarah Menin, Flora Samuel

    This book is a unique comparative study of two of the very greatest figures in modern architecture - Le Corbusier and Alvar Aalto. In assessing the historical, personal and intellectual influences of their attitudes to nature and the creative direction of their work, this book offers a...

    Published October 30th 2002 by Routledge