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Forthcoming Theory of Architecture Books

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  1. Kahn at Penn

    Transformative Teacher of Architecture

    By James Williamson

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    The architect Louis I. Kahn is widely known as an architect of powerful buildings. But although much has been said about his buildings, almost nothing has been written about Kahn as an unconventional teacher and philosopher whose influence on his students was far-reaching. Teaching was vitally...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Niche Tactics

    Generative Relationships Between Architecture and Site

    By Caroline O'Donnell

    Niche Tactics aligns architecture's relationship with site with its ecological analogue: the relationship between an organism and its environment.Bracketed between texts on giraffe morphology, ecological perception, ugliness, and hopeful monsters, architectural case studies investigate historical...

    To Be Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Sensing Cities

    Regenerating Public Life in Barcelona and Manchester

    By Monica Montserrat Degen

    As cities globally re-design their urban landscapes, they produce a different urban aesthetic and create new experiential milieus. Urban regeneration processes generate radical physical, social and cultural changes in neighbourhoods that demand new conceptual frameworks to address their impact upon...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Virilio for Architects

    By John Armitage

    Series: Thinkers for Architects

    Currently regarded as one of the most interesting, relevant, and radical interpreters of architecture in the twenty-first century, contemporary French architect and "critic of the art of technology" Paul Virilio challenges and breaches the borders of the ever-burgeoning field of structural design....

    To Be Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of Chinese Architecture

    Edited by Jianfei Zhu, Wei CHEN, Hua LI

    The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Architecture is an innovative and critical reference work bringing together over 40 newly commissioned articles on major emerging themes. The contributors cover ‘ancient’ (dynastic) and ‘modern’ (republican, socialist and contemporary) developments, privileging an...

    To Be Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Interpreting Site

    Studies in Perception, Representation, and Design

    By Genevieve S. Baudoin

    Interpreting Site explains the basic methods architects use to translate what you perceive to represent the complex conditions that physically and mentally "construe" a site, helping to shape the ultimate design. Within each of the four themes---defining site, experiencing site, spatializing site,...

    To Be Published June 11th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Landscape Theory in Design

    By Susan Herrington

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge