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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Richard Rogers: The Pompidou Centre

    SuperCrit #3

    By Kester Rattenbury, Samantha Hardingham

    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 July 29th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Transactions of the Royal Institute of British Architects Town Planning Conference, London, 10-15 October 1910

    By Riba

    Series: Studies in International Planning History

    In October 1910 the Royal Institute of British Architects hosted the first ever international conference on Town Planning. The Transactions of this critical event in the development of planning as a profession and as a discipline were published a year later in 1911. Long out of print and very...

    Published June 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  6. The Architecture of Information

    Architecture, Interaction Design and the Patterning of Digital Information

    By Martyn Dade-Robertson

    This book looks at relationships between the organization of physical objects in space and the organization of ideas. Historical, philosophical, psychological and architectural knowledge are united to develop an understanding of the relationship between information and its representation....

    Published May 25th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Glorious Visions

    John Soane's Spectacular Theater

    By Helene Furján

    Focusing on the house and museum and its considerable collections of architectural fragments, models, drawings folios and publications, this book is about thirteen Lincoln’s Inn Fields in London, England, built in the early 1800s by the renowned eighteenth-century architect Sir John Soane. The...

    Published April 27th 2011 by Routledge

  8. renovatio urbis

    Architecture, Urbanism and Ceremony in the Rome of Julius II

    By Nicholas Temple

    Series: The Classical Tradition in Architecture

    Examining the urban and architectural developments in Rome during the Pontificate of Julius II (1503–13) this book focuses on the political, religious and artistic motives behind the changes. Each chapter focuses on a particular project, from the Palazzo dei Tribunali to the Stanza della...

    Published April 21st 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Religious Imagination in Modern and Contemporary Architecture

    A Reader

    Edited by Renata Hejduk, Jim Williamson

    This anthology collects, substaniates, and demonstrates the importance of the religious imagination within Western modern and contemporary architecture. The essays written expressly for the anthology take a critical look at the relationship between religion and architecture in the twentieth century...

    Published March 21st 2011 by Routledge

  10. Urban Coding and Planning

    Edited by Stephen Marshall

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    Urban codes have a profound influence on urban form, affecting the design and placement of buildings, streets and public spaces. Historically, their use has helped create some of our best-loved urban environments, while recent advances in coding have been a growing focus of attention, particularly...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge