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Forthcoming Theory of Architecture Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Biographies & Space

    Placing the Subject in Art and Architecture

    Edited by Dana Arnold, Joanna Sofaer Derevenski

    Bringing together a collection of high-profile authors, Biographies and Space presents essays exploring the relationship between biography and space and how specific subjects are used as a means of explaining sets of social, cultural and spatial relationships. Biographical methods of historical...

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Assembling the Centre: Architecture for Indigenous Cultures

    Australia and Beyond

    By Janet McGaw, Anoma Pieris

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    Metropolitan Indigenous Cultural Centres have become a focal point for making Indigenous histories and contemporary cultures public in settler-colonial societies over the past three decades. While there are extraordinary success stories, there are equally stories that cause concern: award-winning...

    To Be Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Italo Calvino's Architecture of Lightness

    The Utopian Imagination in An Age of Urban Crisis

    By Letizia Modena

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    This study recovers Italo Calvino's central place in a lost history of interdisciplinary thought, politics, and literary philosophy in the 1960s. Drawing on his letters, essays, critical reviews, and fiction, as well as a wide range of works--primarily urban planning and design theory and history--...

    To Be Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Transgression

    Towards an expanded field of architecture

    Edited by Louis Rice, David Littlefield

    Series: Critiques

    Transgression means to 'cross over': borders, disciplines, practices, professions, and legislation. This book explores how the transgression of boundaries produces new forms of architecture, education, built environments, and praxis. Based on material from the 10th International Conference of the...

    To Be Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Event Space

    Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde

    By Dorita Hannah

    First published in 2014. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published November 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Architecture of Use

    Aesthetics and Function in Architectural Design

    By Stephen Grabow, Kent Spreckelmeyer

    By analyzing ten examples of buildings that embody the human experience at an extraordinary level, this book clarifies the central importance of the role of function in architecture as a generative force in determining built form. Using familiar twentieth-century buildings as case studies, the...

    To Be Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Architecture Beyond Criticism

    Expert Judgment and Performance Evaluation

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Aaron Davis, Ashraf Salama, Andrea Hardy

    For the first time, this book demonstrates that the two paradigms of architectural criticism and performance evaluation can not only co-exist but complement each other in the assessment of built works. As architecture takes more principled stances worldwide, from environmental sustainability to...

    To Be Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Twenty-Five Buildings Every Architect Should Understand

    a revised and expanded edition of Twenty Buildings Every Architect Should Understand, 2nd Edition

    By Simon Unwin

    Twenty-Five Buildings Every Architect Should Understand is an essential companion to Simon Unwin’s Analysing Architecture, and part of the trilogy which also includes his Exercises in Architecture: Learning to Think as an Architect. Together the three books offer an introduction to the workings of...

    To Be Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Architecture and Movement

    the Dynamic Experience of Buildings and Landscapes

    Edited by Peter Blundell Jones, Mark Meagher

    The experience of movement, of moving through buildings, cities, landscapes and in everyday life, is the only involvement most individuals have with the built environment on a daily basis. User experience is so often neglected in architectural study and practice. Architecture and Movement tackles...

    To Be Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Is Landscape...?

    Essays on the Identity of Landscape

    Edited by Gareth Doherty, Charles Waldheim

    Rather than promoting a singular way of understanding landscape, this book provides a compelling investigation into the multiple positions of landscape architecture. The framing question ‘is landscape…?’ creates a base from which scholars and professionals in landscape examine various definitions...

    To Be Published January 1st 2015 by Routledge