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  1. Madness, Architecture and the Built Environment

    Psychiatric Spaces in Historical Context

    Edited by James Moran, Leslie Topp, Jonathan Andrews

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    This is the first volume of papers devoted to an examination of the relationship between mental health/illness and the construction and experience of space. This historical analysis with contributions from leading experts will enlighten and intrigue in equal measure. The first rigorous scholarly...

    Published December 9th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Writing the Modern City

    Literature, Architecture, Modernity

    Edited by Sarah Edwards, Jonathan Charley

    Literary texts and buildings have always represented space, narrated cultural and political values, and functioned as sites of personal and collective identity. In the twentieth century, new forms of narrative have represented cultural modernity, political idealism and architectural innovation.&...

    Published November 18th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Scale

    Imagination, Perception and Practice in Architecture

    Edited by Gerald Adler, Timothy Brittain-Catlin, Gordana Fontana-Giusti

    Series: Critiques

    Scale is a word which underlies much of architectural and urban design practice, its history and theory, and its technology. Its connotations have traditionally been linked with the humanities, in the sense of relating to human societies and to human form. ‘To build in scale’ is an aspiration that...

    Published October 20th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Bernard Tschumi: Parc de la Villette

    SuperCrit #4

    By Samantha Hardingham, Kester Rattenbury

    Series: Supercrit

    The Supercrit series revisits some of the most influential architectural projects of the recent past and examines their impact on the way we think and design today. Based on live studio debates between protagonists and critics, the books describe, explore and criticise these major projects....

    Published September 29th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Architecture in the Space of Flows

    Edited by Andrew Ballantyne, Christopher Smith

    Traditionally, architecture has been preoccupied with the resolution of form. That concern helps to make photogenic buildings, which have received a great deal of attention. This book looks instead at the idea of the flows, which connects things together and moves between things. It is more...

    Published September 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  6. Richard Rogers: The Pompidou Centre

    SuperCrit #3

    By Kester Rattenbury, Samantha Hardingham

    Series: Supercrit

    The Supercrit series revisits some of the most influential architectural projects of the recent past and examines their impact on the way we think and design today. Based on live studio debates between protagonists and critics, the books describe, explore and criticise these major projects. &...

    Published July 29th 2011 by Routledge

  7. 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 7th 2011 by Routledge

  8. 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 25th 2011 by Routledge

  9. 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 27th 2011 by Routledge

  10. 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 18th 2011 by Routledge