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  1. Altering Practices

    Feminist Politics and Poetics of Space

    Edited by Doina Petrescu

    This collection of essays addresses and defines the state of contemporary theories and practices of space: it is concerned with the growing importance of technology and communications, the effects of globalization and the change of social demands. Within the current urban and geopolitical contexts,...

    Published February 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  2. Material Matters

    Architecture and Material Practice

    Edited by Katie Lloyd Thomas

    Bringing together texts and work by theorists and practitioners who are making material central to their work, this book reflects the diverse areas of inquiry which are expanding current material discourse. Focusing on the cultural, political, economic, technological and intellectual forces which...

    Published December 22nd 2006 by Routledge

  3. Rethinking Technology

    A Reader in Architectural Theory

    Edited by William W. Braham, Jonathan A. Hale

    This essential reference for all students of architecture, design and the built environment provides a convenient single source for all the key texts in the recent literature on architecture and technology. The book contains over fifty carefully selected essays, manifestoes, reflections and...

    Published December 13th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Power and Virtue

    Architecture and Intellectual Change in England 1660–1730

    By Shiqiao Li

    Series: The Classical Tradition in Architecture

    This is the first full-length study on the connections between English architecture and intellectual change between 1660 and 1730. As new ideas developed in post-Restoration England across the realms of politics, culture, academia and morality, so too did architectural expression of these ideas....

    Published November 24th 2006 by Routledge

  5. The Emergence of the Interior

    Architecture, Modernity, Domesticity

    By Charles Rice

    Taking a radical position counter to many previous histories and theories of the interior, domesticity and the home, The Emergence of the Interior considers how the concept and experience of the domestic interior have been formed from the beginning of the nineteenth century. It considers the...

    Published November 14th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Disclosing Horizons

    Architecture, Perspective and Redemptive Space

    By Nicholas Temple

    This study examines the influence of perspective on architecture, highlighting how critical historical changes in the representation and perception of space continue to inform the way architects design. Since its earliest developments, perspective was conceived as an exemplary form of...

    Published November 14th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Housing and Dwelling

    Perspectives on Modern Domestic Architecture

    Edited by Barbara Miller Lane

    Housing and Dwelling collects the best in recent scholarly and philosophical writings that bear upon the history of domestic architecture in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Lane combines exemplary readings that focus on and examine the issues involved in the study of domestic architecture,...

    Published November 1st 2006 by Routledge

  8. Aeolian Winds and the Spirit in Renaissance Architecture

    Academia Eolia Revisited

    Edited by Barbara Kenda

    Written by scholars of international stature, Aeolian Winds and the Spirit in Renaissance Architecture presents studies of Renaissance pneumatology exploring the relationship between architecture and the disciplines of art and science. One of the principle goals of Renaissance architects was to...

    Published October 24th 2006 by Routledge

  9. 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 29th 2006 by Routledge

  10. 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 25th 2006 by Routledge