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  1. The Conservation Movement: A History of Architectural Preservation

    Antiquity to Modernity

    By Miles Glendinning

    Shortlisted for the 2014 SAHGB Alice Davis Hitchcock Medallion. In many cities across the world, particularly in Europe, old buildings form a prominent part of the built environment, and we often take it for granted that their contribution is intrinsically positive. How has that widely-shared...

    Published January 18th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Architecture and Nationalism in Sri Lanka

    The Trouser Under the Cloth

    By Anoma Pieris

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The role of the home, the domestic sphere and the intimate, ethno-cultural identities that are cultivated within it, are critical to understanding the polemical constructions of country and city; tradition and modernity; and regionalism and cosmopolitanism. The home is fundamental to ideas of the...

    Published November 26th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Peripheries

    Edited by Ruth Morrow, Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem

    Series: Critiques

    Architects are now more than ever part of an interdisciplinary context. The emergence of creative art-based practices, film making, post-disaster designs and slum management, as part of the architecture discourse and curriculum, is an indication of how broad architecture has become, and the extent...

    Published October 31st 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Florentine Villa

    Architecture History Society

    By Grazia Gobbi Sica

    Series: The Classical Tradition in Architecture

    Scholarly and innovative with visually stunning line drawings and photographs, this volume provides readers with a compelling record of the unbroken pattern of reciprocal use and exchange between the countryside and the walled city of Florence, from the thirteenth century up to the present day....

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Composition, Non-composition

    By Jacques Lucan

    In architecture, composition refers to the conception of a building according to principles of regularity and hierarchy, or according to the principles of obtaining equilibrium. However, it is not until the beginning of the nineteenth century that the notion of composition becomes truly associated...

    Published August 31st 2012 by Routledge

  6. Latin American Modern Architectures

    Ambiguous Territories

    Edited by Patricio del Real, Helen Gyger

    Latin American Modern Architectures: Ambiguous Territories has thirteen new essays from a range of distinguished architectural historians to help you understand the region’s rich and varied architecture. It will also introduce you to major projects that have not been written about in English. A...

    Published August 24th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Mapping Modernity in Shanghai

    Space, Gender, and Visual Culture in the Sojourners' City, 1853-98

    By Samuel Y. Liang

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    This book argues that modernity first arrived in late nineteenth-century Shanghai via a new spatial configuration. This city’s colonial capitalist development ruptured the traditional configuration of self-contained households, towns, and natural landscapes in a continuous spread, producing a new...

    Published May 1st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Reformations

    From High Renaissance to Mannerism in the New West of Religious Contention and Colonial Expansion

    By Christopher Tadgell

    Series: Architecture in Context

    The rediscovery of classical ideas and the emergence of the great artists, architects and theorists of late fithteenth and early sixteenth-century Italy led to the cultural peak characterised as the High Renaissance. This fifth volume in the Architecture in Context series begins with a definition...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Reading Architecture and Culture

    Researching Buildings, Spaces and Documents

    Edited by Adam Sharr

    Architecture displays the values involved in its inhabitation, construction, procurement and design. It traces the thinking of the individuals who have participated in it, their relationships, and their involvement in the cultures where they lived and worked. In this way, buildings, their details,...

    Published March 15th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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 19th 2012 by Routledge