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  1. Engineers

    A History of Engineering and Structural Design

    By Matthew Wells

    This innovative new book presents the vast historical sweep of engineering innovation and technological change to describe and illustrate engineering design and what conditions, events, cultural climates and personalities have brought it to its present state. Matthew Wells covers topics based...

    Published February 25th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Kenzo Tange and the Metabolist Movement

    Urban Utopias of Modern Japan

    By Zhongjie Lin

    Metabolism, the Japanese architectural avant-garde movement of the 1960s, profoundly influenced contemporary architecture and urbanism. This book focuses on the Metabolists’ utopian concept of the city and investigates the design and political implications of their visionary planning in the postwar...

    Published January 26th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Modern Architecture and the Mediterranean

    Vernacular Dialogues and Contested Identities

    Edited by Jean-Francois Lejeune, Michelangelo Sabatino

    Bringing to light the debt twentieth-century modernist architects owe to the vernacular building traditions of the Mediterranean region, this book considers architectural practice and discourse from the 1920s to the 1980s. The essays here situate Mediterranean modernism in relation to concepts such...

    Published December 15th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Rural and Urban: Architecture Between Two Cultures

    Edited by Andrew Ballantyne

    Investigating various ways in which the cultures of the town and the countryside interact in architecture, original essays in this book written by an international range of recognized theorists will help all students of architecture and urban design understand how the urban and rural relate....

    Published November 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  5. To-Morrow

    A Peaceful Path to Real Reform

    By E. Howard, Sir Peter Hall, Dennis Hardy, Colin Ward

    Ebenezer Howard's To-Morrow is deservedly the most famous publication in the history of town planning. Originally published in 1898 and repeatedly thereafter, it sparked the garden city movement across the world, and fundamentally changed the terms of debate in urban planning. This new...

    Published October 25th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Bauhaus Construct

    Fashioning Identity, Discourse and Modernism

    Edited by Jeffrey Saletnik, Robin Schuldenfrei

    Reconsidering the status and meaning of Bauhaus objects in relation to the multiple re-tellings of the school’s history, this volume positions art objects of the Bauhaus within the theoretical, artistic, historical, and cultural concerns in which they were produced and received. Contributions...

    Published September 16th 2009 by Routledge

  7. James Stirling

    Early Unpublished Writings on Architecture

    Edited by Mark Crinson

    James Stirling (1924-1992) was, arguably, the most influential and controversial post-war British architect. Stirling’s reputation is based primarily on such seminal buildings as the Leicester University Engineering Building (1959-63, with James Gowan), at one end of his career, and the Neue...

    Published September 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  8. Moderns Abroad

    Architecture, Cities and Italian Imperialism

    By Mia Fuller

    Series: Architext

    This volume studies the architecture and urbanism of modern-era Italian colonialism (1869-1943) as it sought to build colonies in North and East Africa and the eastern Mediterranean. Mia Fuller follows, not only the design of the physical architecture, but also the development of colonial design...

    Published August 31st 2009 by Routledge

  9. Landscape Modernism Renounced

    The Career of Christopher Tunnard (1910-1979)

    By David Jacques, Jan Woudstra

    Before the Second World War landscape architect Christopher Tunnard was the first author on Modernism in Landscape in the English language, but later became alarmed by the destructive forces of Post-war reconstruction. Between the 1950s and the 1970s he was in the forefront of the movement to save...

    Published June 25th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Nothingness: Tadao Ando's Christian Sacred Space

    By Jin Baek

    Based around an interview with Tadao Ando, this book explores the influence of the Buddhist concept of nothingness on Ando’s Christian architecture, and sheds new light on the cultural significance of the buildings of one of the world’s leading contemporary architects. Specifically, this book...

    Published June 14th 2009 by Routledge