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  1. Emergence in Landscape Architecture

    By Rod Barnett

    All landscapes are complex systems which are continually changing as a result of relatively simple interactions. This condition of adaption and evolution is called emergence. Related to chaos theory and self-organising systems, emergence highlights the ever changing and developing urban...

    Published March 8th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Architecture and Embodiment

    The Implications of the New Sciences and Humanities for Design

    By Harry Francis Mallgrave

    In recent years we have seen a number of dramatic discoveries within the biological and related sciences. Traditional arguments such as "nature versus nurture" are rapidly disappearing because of the realization that just as we are affecting our environments, so too do these altered environments...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Architecture Re-assembled

    The Use (and Abuse) of History

    By Trevor Garnham

    Beginning from the rise of modern history in the eighteenth century, this book examines how changing ideas in the discipline of history itself has affected architecture from the beginning of modernity up to the present day. It reflects upon history in order to encourage and assist the reader in...

    Published February 21st 2013 by Routledge

  4. Rethinking Aesthetics

    The Role of Body in Design

    Edited by Ritu Bhatt

    Rethinking Aesthetics is the first book to bring together prominent voices in the fields of architecture, philosophy, aesthetics, and cognitive sciences to radically rethink the relationship between body and design. These essays argue that aesthetic experiences can be nurtured at any moment in...

    Published February 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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