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  1. The Phenomenon of Life: The Nature of Order, Book 1

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

    By Christopher Alexander

    In Book One of this four-volume work, Alexander describes a scientific view of the world in which all space-matter has perceptible degrees of life, and establishes this understanding of living structures as an intellectual basis for a new architecture.He identifies fifteen geometric properties...

    Published July 14th 2004 by Routledge

  2. The Luminous Ground: The Nature of Order, Book 4

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

    By Christopher Alexander

    Book Four presents a new cosmology that arises from the careful study of architecture and art, and above all from the practice of the arts. It is a cosmology which places the I, our experience of self, as the linking stem that unites each individual with the whole, connecting consciousness and...

    Published July 14th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Spaces of Global Cultures

    Architecture, Urbanism, Identity

    By Anthony King

    Series: Architext

    This book brings together a series of new and historical case studies to show how different phases of globalization are transforming the built environment. Taking a broad interdisciplinary approach, the author draws on sociological, geographical, cultural and postcolonial studies to provide a...

    Published July 14th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Archispeak

    An Illustrated Guide to Architectural Terms

    By Tom Porter

    Widely used in architectural circles in the heat of discussion, the recurrent use of particular words and terms has evolved into a language of design jargon. Commonly found in architectural literature and journalism, in critical design debate and especially in student project reviews, Archispeak...

    Published June 2nd 2004 by Routledge

  5. American Architectural History

    A Contemporary Reader

    Edited by Keith Eggener, Keith Eggener

    This major new text presents a collection of recent writings on architecture and urbanism in the United States, with topics ranging from colonial to contemporary times. In terms of content and scope, there is no collection, in or out of print, directly comparable to this one. The essays are...

    Published April 21st 2004 by Routledge

  6. Beyond Description

    Singapore Space Historicity

    Edited by Ryan Bishop, John Phillips, Wei-Wei Yeo

    Series: Architext

    This book addresses issues of space, historicity, architecture and textuality by focusing on Singapore's singular position in the region and as a global city. The articles consider how various experiences of Singapore, both from within and from outside, help to complicate existing assumptions...

    Published April 14th 2004 by Routledge

  7. The Emergence of Modern Architecture

    A Documentary History, from 1000 to 1810

    Edited by Liane Lefaivre, Alexander Tzonis

    A cognitive history of the emergence of modern architecture. Cutting across disciplinarian and institutional divisions as we know them today, this book reconstructs developments within the framework of a cognitive history of the past. Modern is here taken to mean the radical...

    Published March 3rd 2004 by Routledge

  8. The End of Tradition?

    Edited by Nezar Alsayyad

    Rooted in real world observations, this book questions the concept of tradition - whether contemporary globalization will prove its demise or whether there is a process of simultaneous ending and renewing. In his introduction, Nezar Alsayyad discusses the meaning of the word 'tradition' and the...

    Published December 3rd 2003 by Routledge

  9. Places of the Soul

    2nd Edition

    By Christopher Day, Christopher Day

    Revised to incorporate the changes in opinions and attitudes since its first publication, the second edition of 'Places of the Soul' has brought Christopher Day's classic text into the 21st century.This new edition of the seminal text reminds us that true sustainable design does not simply mean...

    Published November 30th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Drifting - Architecture and Migrancy

    Edited by Stephen Cairns

    Series: Architext

    To dwell in these globalizing times requires us to negotiate increasingly palpable flows - of capital, ideas, images, goods, technology, and people. Such flows seem to pressurize, breach and sometimes even disaggregate the places we always imagined to be distinctive and stable. This book is...

    Published November 26th 2003 by Routledge