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  1. Architecture, Crisis and Resuscitation

    The Reproduction of Post-Fordism in Late-Twentieth-Century Architecture

    By Tahl Kaminer

    Studying the relation of architecture to society, this book explains the manner in which the discipline of architecture adjusted itself in order to satisfy new pressures by society. Consequently, it offers an understanding of contemporary conditions and phenomena, ranging from the...

    Published January 19th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Third World Modernism

    Architecture, Development and Identity

    Edited by Duanfang Lu

    This set of essays brings together studies that challenge interpretations of the development of modernist architecture in Third World countries during the Cold War. The topics look at modernism’s part in the transnational development of building technologies and the construction of national and...

    Published November 1st 2010 by Routledge

  3. Paradigm Islands: Manhattan and Venice

    Discourses on Architecture and the City

    By Teresa Stoppani

    Concerning architecture and the city, built, imagined and narrated, this book focuses on Manhattan and Venice, but considers architecture as an intellectual and spatial process rather than a product. A critical look at the making of Manhattan and Venice provides a background to...

    Published October 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  4. Japanese Love Hotels

    A Cultural History

    By Sarah Chaplin

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Drawing on theories of place, consumption and identity, Sarah Chaplin details the evolution of the love hotel in urban Japan since the 1950s. Love hotels emerged in the late 1950s following a ban of licensed prostitution, then were extremely popular in the 1970s, were then legislated against in the...

    Published October 20th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Built from Below: British Architecture and the Vernacular

    Edited by Peter Guillery

    This book extends the concept of British vernacular architecture beyond its traditional base of pre-modern domestic and industrial architecture to embrace other buildings such as places of worship, villas, hospitals, suburban semis and post-war mass housing. Engaging with wider issues of social and...

    Published August 18th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Le Corbusier and Britain

    An Anthology

    Edited by Irena Murray, Julian Osley

    Le Corbusier (1887-1965) is arguably the most influential architect of the twentieth century. Despite the fact that he designed no permanent buildings in the United Kingdom, more than any other individual he was responsible for shaping British post-war architecture. Le Corbusier and Britain traces...

    Published August 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  7. Towards a New Architect

    By Yasmin Shariff, Jane Tankard

    After three years of education, architecture students have to start out on their first year of practical training as the initial step in a career in the professional world – all too often without enough clear advice to make sure that their first step is in the right direction.Towards a New...

    Published June 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  8. Bauhaus Dream-house

    Modernity and Globalization

    By Katerina Rüedi Ray

    Series: Architext

    A highly original and innovative study that brings critical social theory to bear on the ideas of architectural and design education at the Bauhaus – tracing the spread and influence of these ideas worldwide. Developed in post WW1 Germany, the principles of Bauhaus architecture and...

    Published April 16th 2010 by Routledge

  9. When Modern Was Green

    Life and Work of Landscape Architect Leberecht Migge

    By David H. Haney

    Winner of the Elisabeth Blair MacDougall Book Award 2013 presented by the Society of Architectural Historians Today, contemporary landscape design is increasingly drawing from ideas of sustainability and ecological stability. Not in fact new, the foundations of this approach stem from...

    Published March 25th 2010 by Routledge

  10. 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 26th 2010 by Routledge