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  1. 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 4th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 18th 2011 by Routledge

  3. 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 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  4. 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 20th 2011 by Routledge

  5. 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 14th 2011 by EPFL Press

  6. 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 29th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Frank Lloyd Wright’s Sacred Architecture

    Faith, Form and Building Technology

    By Anat Geva

    A comprehensive study of the sacred buildings built and designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, this book offers scholarly discussion with analytical drawings and photographs. These projects represent different periods of Wright’s career (from 1886 to 1958), new building technologies, and application of...

    Published September 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  8. Tower and Slab

    Histories of Global Mass Housing

    By Florian Urban

    Tower and Slab looks at the contradictory history of the modernist mass housing block - home to millions of city dwellers around the world. Few urban forms have roused as much controversy. While in the United States decades-long criticism caused the demolition of most mass housing projects for the...

    Published September 5th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Architecture in the Space of Flows

    Edited by Andrew Ballantyne, Christopher Smith

    Traditionally, architecture has been preoccupied with the resolution of form. That concern helps to make photogenic buildings, which have received a great deal of attention. This book looks instead at the idea of the flows, which connects things together and moves between things. It is more...

    Published September 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  10. Julien-David Leroy and the Making of Architectural History

    By Christopher Drew Armstrong

    Series: The Classical Tradition in Architecture

    This book examines the career and publications of the French architect Julien-David Leroy (1724–1803) and his impact on architectural theory and pedagogy. Despite not leaving any built work, Leroy is a major international figure of eighteenth-century architectural theory and culture. Considering...

    Published August 22nd 2011 by Routledge