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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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 25th 2006 by Routledge

  7. 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 16th 2006 by Routledge

  8. 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 15th 2006 by Routledge

  9. 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 7th 2006 by Routledge

  10. 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 5th 2006 by Routledge