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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 201 new and published books in the subject of Architectural History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Corrections and Collections

    Architectures for Art and Crime

    By Joe Day

    America holds more than two million inmates in its prisons and jails, and hosts more than two million daily visits to museums, figures which represent a ten-fold increase in the last twenty-five years. Corrections and Collections explores and connects these two massive expansions in our built...

    Published May 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Museum Architecture

    A New Biography

    By Suzanne MacLeod

    Recent decades have witnessed an explosion of museum building around the world and the subsequent publication of multiple texts dedicated to the subject. Museum Architecture: A new biography focuses on the stories we tell of museum buildings in order to explore the nature of museum architecture and...

    Published March 25th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Building the State: Architecture, Politics, and State Formation in Postwar Central Europe

    By Virag Molnar

    Series: Architext

    The built environment of former socialist countries is often deemed uniform and drab, an apt reflection of a repressive regime. Building the State peeks behind the grey façade to reveal a colourful struggle over competing meanings of the nation, Europe, modernity and the past in a divided continent...

    Published March 25th 2013 by Routledge

  9. François Blondel

    Architecture, Erudition, and the Scientific Revolution

    By Anthony Gerbino

    Series: The Classical Tradition in Architecture

    First director of the Académie royale d’architecture, François Blondel established a lasting model for architectural education that helped transform a still largely medieval profession into the one we recognize today. Most well known for his 1676 urban plan of Paris, Blondel is also celebrated as...

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Architecture and Embodiment

    The Implications of the New Sciences and Humanities for Design

    By Harry Francis Mallgrave

    In recent years we have seen a number of dramatic discoveries within the biological and related sciences. Traditional arguments such as "nature versus nurture" are rapidly disappearing because of the realization that just as we are affecting our environments, so too do these altered environments...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge