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  1. The Contradiction Between Form and Function in Architecture

    By John Shannon Hendrix

    Continuing the themes that have been addressed in The Humanities in Architectural Design and The Cultural Role of Architecture, this book illustrates the important role that a contradiction between form and function plays in compositional strategies in architecture. The contradiction between form...

    Published January 31st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Global Cities

    Edited by Peter Taylor, Jonathan V Beaverstock, Ben Derudder, James Faulconbridge, John Harrison, Michael Hoyler, Kathy Pain, Frank Witlox

    Series: Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

    A striking consequence of contemporary globalization has been an increase in the importance and prestige of cities. Whereas only a generation or so ago cities were commonly viewed as ‘problems’, the sites of society’s ills, today they are more readily seen as ‘solutions’, places where twenty-first...

    Published December 11th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Architectural Theories of the Environment

    Posthuman Territory

    Edited by Ariane Lourie Harrison

    As architects and designers, we struggle to reconcile ever increasing environmental, humanitarian, and technological demands placed on our projects. Our new geological era, the Anthropocene, marks humans as the largest environmental force on the planet and suggests that conventional anthropocentric...

    Published December 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Cities and Photography

    By Jane Tormey

    Series: Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

    Photographs display attitudes, agency and vision in the way cities are documented and imagined. Cities and Photography explores the relationship between people and the city, visualized in photographs. It provides a visually focused examination of the city and urbanism for a range of different...

    Published November 30th 2012 by Routledge

  5. From Organisation to Decoration

    An Interiors Reader

    Edited by Graeme Brooker, Sally Stone

    From Organisation to Decoration: An Interiors Reader is a reader for students, scholars and practitioners interested in the theories, processes and principles of the aspects of the theory and practice of interior architecture, interior design and interior decoration. The book is divided into three...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Gadamer for Architects

    By Paul Kidder

    Series: Thinkers for Architects

    Providing a concise and accessible introduction to the work of the celebrated twentieth century German philosopher, Hans-Georg Gadamer, this book focuses on the aspects of Gadamer’s philosophy that have been the most influential among architects, educators in architecture, and architectural...

    Published November 8th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Peripheries

    Edited by Ruth Morrow, Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem

    Series: Critiques

    Architects are now more than ever part of an interdisciplinary context. The emergence of creative art-based practices, film making, post-disaster designs and slum management, as part of the architecture discourse and curriculum, is an indication of how broad architecture has become, and the extent...

    Published October 31st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Hotel Lobbies and Lounges

    The Architecture of Professional Hospitality

    Edited by Tom Avermaete, Anne Massey

    Series: Interior Architecture

    This series investigates the historical, theoretical and practical aspects of interiors. The volumes in the Interior Architecture series can be used as handbooks for the practitioner and as a critical introduction to the history of material culture and architecture. Hotels occupy a particular place...

    Published October 24th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Future Practice

    Conversations from the Edge of Architecture

    By Rory Hyde

    Designers around the world are carving out opportunities for new kinds of engagement, new kinds of collaboration, new kinds of design outcomes, and new kinds of practice; overturning the inherited assumptions of the design professions. Seventeen conversations with practitioners from the fields of...

    Published October 9th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Composition, Non-composition

    By Jacques Lucan

    In architecture, composition refers to the conception of a building according to principles of regularity and hierarchy, or according to the principles of obtaining equilibrium. However, it is not until the beginning of the nineteenth century that the notion of composition becomes truly associated...

    Published August 31st 2012 by Routledge