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  1. The Rationalist Reader

    Architecture and Rationalism in Western Europe 1920–1940 / 1960–1990

    Edited by Andrew Peckham, Torsten Schmiedeknecht

    The Rationalist Reader incorporates the first documentary collection of writing on rationalism in twentieth century architecture, providing an accessible introduction to the subject, direct insight into the thinking of individual architects and their critics, and a current re-evaluation of the...

    Published August 29th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Lessons from Vernacular Architecture

    Edited by Willi Weber, Simos Yannas

    The architectural community has had a strong and continuing interest in traditional and vernacular architecture. Lessons from Vernacular Architecture takes lessons directly from traditional and vernacular architecture and offers them to the reader as guidance and inspiration for new buildings. The...

    Published August 19th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Architecture and Capitalism

    1845 to the Present

    Edited by Peggy Deamer

    Architecture and Capitalism tells a story of the relationship between the economy and architectural design. Eleven historians each discuss in brand new essays the time period they know best, looking at cultural and economic issues, which in light of current economic crises you will find have dealt...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Village Housing in the Tropics

    With Special Reference to West Africa

    By Jane Drew, Maxwell Fry, Harry L Ford

    Series: Studies in International Planning History

    Tropical Architecture, although now a highly contested and debated term, is the name given to European modern architecture that has been modified to suit the climatic and sometimes cultural context of hot countries. These hot countries were labelled ‘the tropics’ and were often European colonies,...

    Published July 26th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Towards an Articulated Phenomenological Interpretation of Architecture

    Phenomenal Phenomenology

    By M. Reza Shirazi

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    This book sheds light on the contemporary status of phenomenological discourse in architecture and investigates its current scholastic as well as practical position. Starting with a concise introduction to the philosophical grounds of phenomenology from the points of view of Husserl, Merleau-Ponty...

    Published July 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Ghent Planning Congress 1913

    Premier Congrès international et exposition comparée des villes

    Series: Studies in International Planning History

    The Ghent congress on town planning was the first genuinely international conference to address all aspects of civic life and design. Attended by representatives of 22 governments and 150 cities, as well as by hundreds of architects, planners, politicians, and scientists, it marked the culmination...

    Published July 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Concrete, From Archeology to Invention, 1700–1769

    The Renaissance of Pozzolana and Roman Construction Techniques

    By Roberto Gargiani

    The reemergence in the early eighteenth century of the technology and use of concrete provide the starting point for this first volume of the Treatise on Concrete. In this book are described and analyzed, for the first time, the various contributions that led to the rediscovery of concrete made by...

    Published July 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Spaces of the Hospital

    Spatiality and Urban Change in London 1680-1820

    By Dana Arnold

    The Spaces of the Hospital examines how hospitals operated as a complex category of social, urban and architectural space in London from 1680 to 1820. This period witnessed the transformation of the city into a modern metropolis. The hospital was very much part of this process and its spaces, both...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. An Architecture of Parts: Architects, Building Workers and Industrialisation in Britain 1940 - 1970

    By Christine Wall

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    This book is unique in describing the history of post war reconstruction from an entirely new perspective by focusing on the changing relationship between architects and building workers. It considers individual, as well as collective, interactions with technical change and in doing so brings...

    Published July 1st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Transformations

    From Mannerism to Baroque in the Age of European Absolutism and the Church Triumphant

    By Christopher Tadgell

    Series: Architecture in Context

    Unprecedented in scope like its companion volume on the High Renaissance, Transformations, this sixth volume in the Architecture in Context series traces the development of architecture and decoration in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries – particularly the transformation of...

    Published June 3rd 2013 by Routledge