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  1. 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...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Kahn at Penn

    Transformative Teacher of Architecture

    By James Williamson

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    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 important for Kahn...

    Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Reckoning with Colin Rowe

    Ten Architects Take Position

    Edited by Emmanuel Petit

    While the first half of the 20th century in architecture was, to a large extent, characterized by innovations in aesthetics (accompanied by succinct and polemical manifestoes), the post-war decades saw emerge a more refined and intellectual disciplinary framework that eventually metamorphosed into...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Architecture's Appeal

    How Theory Informs Architectural Praxis

    Edited by Marc J. Neveu, Negin Djavaherian

    This collection of previously unpublished essays from a diverse range of well-known scholars and architects builds on the architectural tradition of phenomenological hermeneutics as developed by Dalibor Veseley and Joseph Rykwert and carried on by David Leatherbarrow, Peter Carl and Alberto...

    Published February 6th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Deleuze and Guattari on Architecture

    Edited by Graham Livesey

    Series: Critical Assessments in Architecture

    The writings of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari have had an immense impact on architectural discourse during the last two decades, particularly in the realm of digital design and fabrication. Well-known concepts such as rhizomatics, striated and smooth space, and folding have become part of...

    Published February 5th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Architecture's Pretexts

    Spaces of Translation

    By Aarati Kanekar

    The aim of this book is to expose readers to architecture’s pretexts that include literary narratives, film, theatre, painting, music, and ritual, as a bridge between diverse intellectual territories and architecture. It introduces a selection of seminal modern and contemporary architectural...

    Published January 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Allure of the Incomplete, Imperfect, and Impermanent

    Designing and Appreciating Architecture as Nature

    By Rumiko Handa

    Architects have long operated based on the assumption that a building is 'complete' once construction has finished. Striving to create a perfect building, they wish for it to stay in its original state indefinitely, viewing any subsequent alterations as unintended effects or the results of...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Lefebvre for Architects

    By Nathaniel Coleman

    Series: Thinkers for Architects

    While the work of Henri Lefebvre has become better known in the English-speaking world since the 1991 translation of his 1974 masterpiece, The Production of Space, his influence on the actual production of architecture and the city has been less pronounced. Although now widely read in schools of...

    Published January 7th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Intersections of Space and Ethos

    Edited by Kyriaki Tsoukala, Nikolaos-Ion Terzoglou, Charikleia Pantelidou

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    The pressing economic, environmental and social crises emanate the need for a redefinition of the dominant views, perspectives and values in the field of architecture. The intellectual production of the last two decades has witnessed an impressive number of new design techniques and conceptual...

    Published January 5th 2015 by Routledge