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  1. Architectural Model as Machine

    By Albert Smith

    This book offers an explanation of why scale models are important to the design process. Albert Smith takes the reader through the history and significance of models in architecture from the magic of the Egyptian scale model to the present day.Through this description of the relationship between...

    Published October 28th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Architecture, Technology and Process

    By Chris Abel

    This new selection of essays follows Chris Abel's previous best selling collection, Architecture and Identity. Drawing upon a wide range of knowledge and disciplines, the author argues that, underlying technological changes in the process of architectural production are fundamental changes in the...

    Published August 19th 2004 by Routledge

  3. The Process of Creating Life: The Nature of Order, Book 2

    An Essay of the Art of Building and the Nature of the Universe

    By Christopher Alexander

    Christopher Alexander's masterwork, the result of 27 years of research, considers three vital perspectives: a scientific perspective; a perspective based on beauty and grace; a commonsense perspective based on our intuitions and everyday life....

    Published July 14th 2004 by Routledge

  4. The Phenomenon of Life: The Nature of Order, Book 1

    An Essay of the Art of Building and the Nature of the Universe

    By Christopher Alexander

    In Book One of this four-volume work, Alexander describes a scientific view of the world in which all space-matter has perceptible degrees of life, and establishes this understanding of living structures as an intellectual basis for a new architecture.He identifies fifteen geometric properties...

    Published July 14th 2004 by Routledge

  5. The Luminous Ground: The Nature of Order, Book 4

    An Essay of the Art of Building and the Nature of the Universe

    By Christopher Alexander

    Book Four presents a new cosmology that arises from the careful study of architecture and art, and above all from the practice of the arts. It is a cosmology which places the I, our experience of self, as the linking stem that unites each individual with the whole, connecting consciousness and...

    Published July 14th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Spaces of Global Cultures

    Architecture, Urbanism, Identity

    By Anthony King

    Series: Architext

    This book brings together a series of new and historical case studies to show how different phases of globalization are transforming the built environment. Taking a broad interdisciplinary approach, the author draws on sociological, geographical, cultural and postcolonial studies to provide a...

    Published July 14th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Archispeak

    An Illustrated Guide to Architectural Terms

    By Tom Porter

    Widely used in architectural circles in the heat of discussion, the recurrent use of particular words and terms has evolved into a language of design jargon. Commonly found in architectural literature and journalism, in critical design debate and especially in student project reviews, Archispeak...

    Published June 2nd 2004 by Routledge

  8. American Architectural History

    A Contemporary Reader

    Edited by Keith Eggener, Keith Eggener

    This major new text presents a collection of recent writings on architecture and urbanism in the United States, with topics ranging from colonial to contemporary times. In terms of content and scope, there is no collection, in or out of print, directly comparable to this one. The essays are...

    Published April 21st 2004 by Routledge

  9. Beyond Description

    Singapore Space Historicity

    Edited by Ryan Bishop, John Phillips, Wei-Wei Yeo

    Series: Architext

    This book addresses issues of space, historicity, architecture and textuality by focusing on Singapore's singular position in the region and as a global city. The articles consider how various experiences of Singapore, both from within and from outside, help to complicate existing assumptions...

    Published April 14th 2004 by Routledge

  10. The Emergence of Modern Architecture

    A Documentary History, from 1000 to 1810

    Edited by Liane Lefaivre, Alexander Tzonis

    A cognitive history of the emergence of modern architecture. Cutting across disciplinarian and institutional divisions as we know them today, this book reconstructs developments within the framework of a cognitive history of the past. Modern is here taken to mean the radical...

    Published March 3rd 2004 by Routledge