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  1. Architecture and Climate

    An Environmental History of British Architecture 1600–2000

    By Dean Hawkes

    This book traces the evolving relationship between the architecture and climate of Britain from the late sixteenth to the twentieth century. Through detailed studies of buildings by major architects it explores how the unique character of the climate of the British Isles has had a fundamental...

    Published January 18th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Atomic Dwelling

    Anxiety, Domesticity, and Postwar Architecture

    Edited by Robin Schuldenfrei

    In the years of reconstruction and economic boom that followed the Second World War, the domestic sphere encountered new expectations regarding social behaviour, modes of living, and forms of dwelling. This book brings together an international group of scholars from architecture, design, urban...

    Published January 15th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Living Over the Store

    Architecture and Local Urban Life

    By Howard Davis

    The shop/house – the building combining commercial/retail uses and dwellings – appears over many periods of history in most cities in the world. This book combines architectural history, cross-cultural understandings and accounts of contemporary policy and building practice to provide a...

    Published January 15th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Sir John Vanbrugh and the Vitruvian Landscape

    By Caroline Dalton

    Sir John Vanbrugh (1664-1726) was one of the most important figures in English garden history although he is rarely recognised as such. An eclectic early career as a merchant, a soldier and a dramatist preceded Vanbrugh’s acceptance of the role of architect to the Third Earl of Carlisle in...

    Published January 9th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Captured Landscape

    The Paradox of the Enclosed Garden

    By Kate Baker

    The enclosed garden, or hortus conclusus, is a place where architecture, architectural elements, and landscape, come together. It has a long history, ranging from the paradise garden and cloister, the botanic garden and the giardini segreto, the kitchen garden and the stage for social display, to...

    Published January 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Garden City

    Past, present and future

    Edited by Stephen Ward

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    ** Please note, the HB was published in 1992. The PB version, an exact reprint of the HB, was released in 2011** This examination of a phenomenon of nineteenth century planning traces the origins, implementation, international transference and adoption of the Garden City idea. It also...

    Published November 17th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Architecture of Regionalism in the Age of Globalization

    Peaks and Valleys in the Flat World

    By Liane Lefaivre, Alex Tzonis

    The definitive introductory book on the theory and history of regionalist architecture in the context of globalization, this text addresses issues of identity, community, and sustainability along with a selection of the most outstanding examples of design from all over the world. Alex Tzonis and...

    Published November 1st 2011 by Routledge

  8. Scale

    Imagination, Perception and Practice in Architecture

    Edited by Gerald Adler, Timothy Brittain-Catlin, Gordana Fontana-Giusti

    Series: Critiques

    Scale is a word which underlies much of architectural and urban design practice, its history and theory, and its technology. Its connotations have traditionally been linked with the humanities, in the sense of relating to human societies and to human form. ‘To build in scale’ is an aspiration that...

    Published October 19th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Le Corbusier: Beton Brut and Ineffable Space (1940 – 1965)

    Surface Materials and Psychophysiology of Vision

    By Roberto Gargiani, Anna Rosellini

    This groundbreaking new perspective on Le Corbusier is based on exhaustive archival research and the study of neglected or completely unknown documents. It is innovative in showing the role of materials and construction techniques in the architecture of Le Corbusier and the book also delves into...

    Published October 13th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Bernard Tschumi: Parc de la Villette

    SuperCrit #4

    By Samantha Hardingham, Kester Rattenbury

    Series: Supercrit

    The Supercrit series revisits some of the most influential architectural projects of the recent past and examines their impact on the way we think and design today. Based on live studio debates between protagonists and critics, the books describe, explore and criticise these major projects....

    Published September 28th 2011 by Routledge