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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. The Construction of Drawings and Movies

    Models for Architectural Design and Analysis

    By Thomas Forget

    The architectural imagery that you create is most effective when it examines your project in an abstract manner. Most students and practitioners understand linear perspective and cinema to be examples of architectural presentation tools. This book asks you to consider drawings and movies to be...

    Published August 30th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Cine-scapes

    Cinematic Spaces in Architecture and Cities

    By Richard Koeck

    Cine-scapes explores the relationship between urban space, architecture and the moving image. While an impressive amount of research has been done with regards to the way in which architecture is portrayed in film, this book offers a new perspective.... What happens if we begin to see the city as...

    Published August 6th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Two Spheres

    Physical and Strategic Design in Architecture

    By Leonard R. Bachman

    Explaining the connection between physical and strategic design, this book proposes an aesthetic connection between two equal aspects of architectural design: the Real and the Ideal. Addressing architectural thinkers from the broad realms of academia and practice, it is suitable either as a seminar...

    Published May 18th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Systemic Architecture

    Operating Manual for the Self-Organizing City

    By Marco Poletto, Claudia Pasquero

    This is a manual investigating the subject of urban ecology and systemic development from the perspective of architectural design. It sets out to explore two main goals: to discuss the contemporary relevance of a systemic practice to architectural design, and to share a toolbox of informational...

    Published May 10th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Reformations

    From High Renaissance to Mannerism in the New West of Religious Contention and Colonial Expansion

    By Christopher Tadgell

    Series: Architecture in Context

    The rediscovery of classical ideas and the emergence of the great artists, architects and theorists of late fithteenth and early sixteenth-century Italy led to the cultural peak characterised as the High Renaissance. This fifth volume in the Architecture in Context series begins with a definition...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Reading Architecture and Culture

    Researching Buildings, Spaces and Documents

    Edited by Adam Sharr

    Architecture displays the values involved in its inhabitation, construction, procurement and design. It traces the thinking of the individuals who have participated in it, their relationships, and their involvement in the cultures where they lived and worked. In this way, buildings, their details,...

    Published March 15th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Introducing Architectural Theory

    Debating a Discipline

    Edited by Korydon Smith

    This is the most accessible architectural theory book that exists. Korydon Smith presents each common architectural subject – such as tectonics, use, and site – as though it were a conversation across history between theorists by providing you with the original text, a reflective text, and a...

    Published February 14th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Cultural Role of Architecture

    Contemporary and Historical Perspectives

    Edited by Paul Emmons, Jane Lomholt, John Hendrix

    Exploring the ambiguities of how we define the word ‘culture’ in our global society, this book identifies its imprint on architectural ideas. It examines the historical role of the cultural in architectural production and expression, looking at meaning and communication, tracing the formations...

    Published January 31st 2012 by Routledge