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  1. Towards an Articulated Phenomenological Interpretation of Architecture

    Phenomenal Phenomenology

    By M. Reza Shirazi

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    This book sheds light on the contemporary status of phenomenological discourse in architecture and investigates its current scholastic as well as practical position. Starting with a concise introduction to the philosophical grounds of phenomenology from the points of view of Husserl, Merleau-Ponty...

    Published July 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Convergence: An Architectural Agenda for Energy

    By Kiel Moe

    Convergence is based on the thermodynamic premise that architecture should maximize its ecological and architectural power. No matter how paradoxical it might initially seem, architects should maximize energy intake, maximize energy use, and maximize energy feedback and reinforcement. This presumes...

    Published July 17th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Gender Studies in Architecture

    Space, Power and Difference

    By Dörte Kuhlmann

    Analyzing a range of ideas from biological, evolutionary and anthropological theories to a variety of feminist, psychoanalytic, poststructuralist and constructivist discourses, this book provides a comprehensive introduction to the problematics of gender and power in architectural and urban design....

    Published July 5th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Brand-Driven City Building and the Virtualizing of Space

    By Alexander Gutzmer

    Series: Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

    This book is an investigation of the cultural phenomenon of branding and its transformational effects on the contemporary spatial – and urban – reality. It develops a novel understanding of the rationale behind the construction of large-scale architectural complexes that relate to corporate brands,...

    Published July 5th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Relational Architectural Ecologies

    Architecture, Nature and Subjectivity

    Edited by Peg Rawes

    Examining the complex social and material relationships between architecture and ecology which constitute modern cultures, this collection responds to the need to extend architectural thinking about ecology beyond current design literatures. This book shows how the ‘habitats’, ‘natural milieus’, ‘...

    Published June 27th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Public Space of Social Media

    Connected Cultures of the Network Society

    By Therese Tierney

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Social media is restructuring urban practices–through ad-hoc experimentation, commercial software development, and communities of participation. This book is the first to consider how practices contained within social media are situated within a larger genealogy of public space, including theories...

    Published June 18th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Transformations

    From Mannerism to Baroque in the Age of European Absolutism and the Church Triumphant

    By Christopher Tadgell

    Series: Architecture in Context

    Unprecedented in scope like its companion volume on the High Renaissance, Transformations, this sixth volume in the Architecture in Context series traces the development of architecture and decoration in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries – particularly the transformation of...

    Published June 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Walter Benjamin and Architecture

    Edited by Gevork Hartoonian

    The essays compiled in this book explore aspects of Walter Benjamin’s discourse that have contributed to the formation of contemporary architectural theories. Issues such as technology and history have been considered central to the very modernity of architecture, but Benjamin’s reflection on...

    Published June 1st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Foucault for Architects

    By Gordana Fontana-Giusti

    Series: Thinkers for Architects

    From the mid-1960s onwards Michel Foucault has had a significant impact on diverse aspects of culture, knowledge and arts including architecture and its critical discourse. The implications for architecture have been wide-ranging. His archaeological and genealogical approaches to knowledge have...

    Published May 24th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Community Architecture (Routledge Revivals)

    How People Are Creating Their Own Environment

    By Nick Wates, Charles Knevitt

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1987, this title was one of the first to explore the emerging popular movement of Community Architecture, championed by Prince Charles, which gained momentum throughout Britain in the 1970s and 1980s. The conceptual framework rests fundamentally on the principle that the built...

    Published May 20th 2013 by Routledge