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  1. Crisis of the Object

    The Architecture of Theatricality

    By Gevork Hartoonian

    Looking back over the twentieth century, Hartoonian discusses the work of three major architects: Peter Eisenman, Frank Gehry and Bernard Tschumi, in reference to their theoretical positions and historicizes present architecture in the context of the ongoing secularization of the myths...

    Published September 28th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Rethinking Architectural Historiography

    Edited by Dana Arnold, Elvan Altan Ergut, Belgin Turan Ozkaya

    Rather than subscribing to a single position, this collection informs the reader about the current state of the discipline looking at changes across the broad field of methodological, theoretical and geographical plurality. Divided into three sections, Rethinking Architectural Historiography begins...

    Published August 24th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Built to Meet Needs: Cultural Issues in Vernacular Architecture

    By Paul Oliver

    The study of vernacular architecture explores the characteristics of domestic buildings in particular regions or localities, and the many social and cultural factors that have contributed to their evolution. In this book, vernacular architecture specialist Paul Oliver brings together a wealth of...

    Published August 24th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Primitive

    Original Matters in Architecture

    Edited by Jo Odgers, Flora Samuel, Adam Sharr

    This innovative edited collection charts the rise, fall and possible futures of the word primitive. The word primitive is fundamental to the discipline of architecture in the west, providing a convenient starting point for the many myths of architecture's origins. Since the almost legendary 1970s...

    Published August 15th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Cinematic Urbanism

    A History of the Modern from Reel to Real

    By Nezar AlSayyad

    The city and the cinema have become inextricably intertwined over the last century, with the identities of places becoming bound up in their cinematic portrayals. We have seen the landmarks of New York, London and Tokyo turn into iconic symbols of wealth, power, status, style and culture, and for...

    Published June 14th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Narrating Architecture

    A Retrospective Anthology

    Edited by James Madge, Andrew Peckham

    This anthology brings together the best and most interesting papers from the first ten years of The Journal of Architecture, published together for the first time in a single volume. Covering a wide range of topics of central importance to architecture today, the papers also address the related...

    Published June 6th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Architecture in Words

    Theatre, Language and the Sensuous Space of Architecture

    By Louise Pelletier

    What if the house you are about to enter was built with the confessed purpose of seducing you, of creating various sensations destined to touch your soul and make you reflect on who you are? Could architecture have such power? This was the assumption of generations of architects at the beginning of...

    Published May 4th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Immaterial Architecture

    By Jonathan Hill

    This fascinating argument from Jonathan Hill presents the case for the significance and importance of the immaterial in architecture. Architecture is generally perceived as the solid, physical matter that it unarguably creates, but what of the spaces it creates? This issue drives Hill's explorative...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Architecture, Animal, Human

    The Asymmetrical Condition

    By Catherine T. Ingraham

    This book looks at specific instances in the Renaissance, Enlightenment and our own time when architectural ideas and ideas of biological life come into close proximity with each other. These convergences are fascinating and complex, offering new insights into architecture and its role....

    Published December 21st 2005 by Routledge

  10. Vernacular Architecture in the 21st Century

    Theory, Education and Practice

    Edited by Lindsay Asquith, Marcel Vellinga

    The issues surrounding the function and meaning of vernacular architecture in the twenty-first century are complex and extensive. Taking a distinctively rigorous theoretical approach, this book considers these issues from a number of perspectives, broadening current debate to a wider...

    Published December 12th 2005 by Taylor & Francis