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  1. Interpretation in Architecture

    Design as Way of Thinking

    By Adrian Snodgrass, Richard Coyne

    Drawing on cultural theory, phenomenology and concepts from Asian art and philosophy, this book reflects on the role of interpretation in the act of architectural creation, bringing an intellectual and scholarly dimension to real-world architectural design practice. For practising architects as...

    Published December 1st 2005 by Routledge

  2. Architecture and its Ethical Dilemmas

    Edited by Nicholas Ray

    A cast of leading writers and practitioners tackle the ethical questions that architects are increasingly facing in their work, from practical considerations in construction to the wider social context of buildings, their appearance, use and place in the narrative of the environment. This book...

    Published October 24th 2005 by Taylor & Francis

  3. Devices

    By cj Lim

    Embedding memories into landscape. Measuring moisture, pressure and wind speed within a bedroom. Drawing power with a potato. These are but a few of the preoccupations described within this book.‘Devices’ is a manual celebrating the invention of architectural and spatial machines. Nostalgic,...

    Published October 24th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Palladio's Children

    Essays on Everyday Environment and the Architect

    By N.J. Habraken

    Edited by Jonathan Teicher

    Based on many years of personal observation, Palladio's Children critically examines the role of the architect as a professional descendent of Palladio, and as an heir to his architectural legacy. Seven innovative and carefully crafted essays explore the widening ideological schism...

    Published September 23rd 2005 by Taylor & Francis

  5. Utopias and Architecture

    By Nathaniel Coleman

    Utopian thought, though commonly characterized as projecting a future without a past, depends on golden models for re-invention of what is. Through a detailed and innovative re-assessment of the work of three architects who sought to represent a utopian content in their work, and a consideration of...

    Published August 24th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Negotiating Domesticity

    Spatial Productions of Gender in Modern Architecture

    Edited by Hilde Heynen, Gülsüm Baydar

    In the home the intricate relations between architecture, gender and domesticity become visible. Negotiating Domesticity investigates the many and complex themes evoked by the interconnections between these terms. Topics covered include famous as well as less well-known...

    Published May 9th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Architecture in a Climate of Change

    2nd Edition

    By Peter F Smith

    Revised to incorporate and reflect changes and advances since it was first published the new edition of Architecture in a Climate of Change provides the latest basic principals of sustainability and the future of sustainable technology.Including new material on wind generation, domestic water...

    Published April 20th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Building Change

    Architecture, Politics and Cultural Agency

    By Lisa Findley

    Building Change investigates the shifting relationships between power, space and architecture in a world where a number of subjected people are reasserting their political and cultural agency. To explore these changes, the book describes and analyzes four recent building projects embedded in...

    Published March 24th 2005 by Routledge

  9. A Vision of a Living World: The Nature of Order, Book 3

    An Essay of the Art of Building and the Nature of the Universe

    By Christopher Alexander

    In Book Three of this four-volume work, Alexander presents hundreds of his own buildings and those of his contemporaries who have used methods consistent with the theory of living process.Containing nearly seven hundred pages of projects which have been built and planned in a number of&...

    Published March 8th 2005 by Routledge

  10. Architecture and Participation

    Edited by Peter Blundell Jones, Doina Petrescu, Jeremy Till

    Bringing together leading international practitioners and theorists in the field, ranging from the 1960s pioneers of participation to some of the major contemporary figures in the field, Architecture and Participation opens up the social and political aspects of our built environment, and the way...

    Published February 1st 2005 by Routledge