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  1. Spatial Agency: Other Ways of Doing Architecture

    By Nishat Awan, Tatjana Schneider, Jeremy Till

    This book offers the first comprehensive overview of alternative approaches to architectural practice. At a time when many commentators are noting that alternative and richer approaches to architectural practice are required if the profession is to flourish, this book provides multiple...

    Published June 6th 2011 by Routledge

  2. The Architecture of Information

    Architecture, Interaction Design and the Patterning of Digital Information

    By Martyn Dade-Robertson

    This book looks at relationships between the organization of physical objects in space and the organization of ideas. Historical, philosophical, psychological and architectural knowledge are united to develop an understanding of the relationship between information and its representation....

    Published May 24th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Glorious Visions

    John Soane's Spectacular Theater

    By Helene Furján

    Focusing on the house and museum and its considerable collections of architectural fragments, models, drawings folios and publications, this book is about thirteen Lincoln’s Inn Fields in London, England, built in the early 1800s by the renowned eighteenth-century architect Sir John Soane. The...

    Published April 26th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Italo Calvino's Architecture of Lightness

    The Utopian Imagination in An Age of Urban Crisis

    By Letizia Modena

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    This study recovers Italo Calvino's central place in a lost history of interdisciplinary thought, politics, and literary philosophy in the 1960s. Drawing on his letters, essays, critical reviews, and fiction, as well as a wide range of works--primarily urban planning and design theory and history--...

    Published April 24th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Architecture of Light

    Recent Approaches to Designing with Natural Light

    By Mary Ann Steane

    Reviewing the use of natural light by architects in the era of electricity, this book aims to show that natural light not only remains a potential source of order in architecture, but that natural lighting strategies impose a usefully creative discipline on design. Considering an approach to...

    Published April 17th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Integral Sustainable Design

    Transformative Perspectives

    By Mark DeKay

    This book offers practical and theoretical tools for more effective sustainable design solutions and for communicating sustainable design ideas to today's diverse stakeholders. It uses integral theory to make sense of the many competing ideas in this area and offers a powerful conceptual framework...

    Published April 6th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Derrida for Architects

    By Richard Coyne

    Series: Thinkers for Architects

    Looking afresh at the implications of Jacques Derrida’s thinking for architecture, this book simplifies his ideas in a clear, concise way. Derrida‘s treatment of key philosophical texts has been labelled as "deconstruction," a term that resonates with architecture. Although his main focus is...

    Published March 20th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Around and About Stock Orchard Street

    Edited by Sarah Wigglesworth

    9/10 Stock Orchard Street, colloquially known as the Straw House, is a house and an office designed by two architects for their own use. Completed in 2000, the buildings were experimental in design, execution and inhabitation, and have resisted categorization, challenged received wisdom and...

    Published March 15th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Meaning in Landscape Architecture and Gardens

    Edited by Marc Treib

    While we all live our lives in designed landscapes of various types, only on occasion do we consider what these landscapes mean to us and how they have acquired that significance. Can a landscape architect or garden designer really imbue new settings with meaning, or does meaning evolve over time,...

    Published February 27th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Eleven Exercises in the Art of Architectural Drawing

    Slow Food for the Architect's Imagination

    By Marco Frascari

    This book deals with the critical nature and crucial role of architectural drawings. A manual which is essentially not a manual; it is an elucidation of an elegant manner for practising architecture. Organized around eleven exercises, the book does not emphasize speed, nor incorporate many...

    Published February 24th 2011 by Routledge