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  1. P.V. Jensen-Klint

    By Thomas Bo Jensen

    Peder Vilhelm Jensen-Klint (1853-1930) is one of the most important background figures for twentieth century Danish architecture and design. His serious and profoundly reflective approach to his work instilled courage in a new generation of architects that wanted to work in an idiom for their...

    Published May 25th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Architecture, Ethics and Globalization

    Edited by Graham Owen

    Bridging the gap between architectural theory and professional practice studies, this book offers critical inquiry into the shifting ground of ethical thought in the changing climate of the global economy. Looking at issues of contemporary significance to architectural critics, practitioners,...

    Published May 21st 2009 by Routledge

  3. Spatial Recall

    Memory in Architecture and Landscape

    Edited by Marc Treib

    Architecture and designed landscapes serve as grand mnemonic devices that record and transmit vital aspects of culture and history. Spatial Recall casts a broad net over the concept of memory and gives a variety of perspectives from twelve internationally noted scholars, practicing designers, and...

    Published May 10th 2009 by Routledge

  4. The West

    From the Advent of Christendom to the Eve of Reformation

    By Christopher Tadgell

    Series: Architecture in Context

    Christopher Tadgell covers the major architectural traditions of the Middle Ages, from the Romanesque architecture of the ninth and tenth centuries, built on the legacy of ancient Rome and including elements from Carolingian, Ottonian, Byzantine and northern European traditions, through to the...

    Published May 5th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Curating Architecture and the City

    Edited by Sarah Chaplin, Alexandra Stara

    Series: Critiques

    Addressing the collection, representation and exhibition of architecture and the built environment, this book explores current practices, historical precedents, theoretical issues and future possibilities arising from the meeting of a curatorial ‘subject’ and an architectural ‘object’. Striking&...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Vernacular Architecture and Regional Design

    By Kingston Heath

    Sustainable design requires that design practitioners respond to a particular set of social, cultural and environmental conditions. 'Vernacular Architecture and Regional Design' defines a set of strategies for understanding the complexities of a regional setting. Through a series of international...

    Published March 19th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Stockholm

    The Making of a Metropolis

    By Thomas Hall

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    This is the first history of Stockholm’s development from the city’s unique seventeenth-century redevelopment and extension to the postmodern, postindustrial trends of today. While the city’s planners borrowed the ideas from abroad at certain periods, they provided the lead for the rest of the...

    Published December 1st 2008 by Routledge

  8. Sitte, Hegemann and the Metropolis

    Modern Civic Art and International Exchanges

    Edited by Charles Bohl, Jean-François Lejeune

    These essays, from leading names in the field, weave together the parallels and differences between the past and present of civic art. Offering prospects for the first decades of the twenty-first century, the authors open up a broad international dialogue on civic art, which relates historical...

    Published November 19th 2008 by Routledge

  9. From Models to Drawings

    Imagination and Representation in Architecture

    Edited by Marco Frascari, Jonathan Hale, Bradley Starkey

    Series: Critiques

    This edited collection addresses the vital role of the imagination in the critical interpretation of architectural representations. By challenging the contemporary tendency for computer-aided drawings to become mere ‘models’ for imitation in the construction of buildings, the articles explore the...

    Published October 31st 2008 by Routledge

  10. The Politics of Making

    Edited by Mark Swenarton, Igea Troiani, Helena Webster

    Series: Critiques

    A unique collection of contemporary writings, this book explores the politics involved in the making and experiencing of architecture and cities from a cross-cultural and global perspective Taking a broad view of the word ‘politics’, the essays address a range of questions, including: What...

    Published October 31st 2008 by Routledge