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  1. The Shanghai Alleyway House

    A Vanishing Urban Vernacular

    By Gregory Bracken

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    As a nineteenth-century commercial development, the alleyway house was a hybrid of the traditional Chinese courtyard house and the Western terraced one. Unique to Shanghai, the alleyway house was a space where the blurring of the boundaries of public and private life created a vibrant social...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. International Heritage and Historic Building Conservation

    Saving the World’s Past

    By Zeynep Aygen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Heritage

    The majority of books in English on historic building conservation and heritage preservation training are often restricted to Western architecture and its origins. Consequently, the history of building conservation, the study of contemporary paradigms and case studies in most universities and...

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Discovery of Britain (Routledge Revivals)

    The English Tourists 1540-1840

    By Esther Moir

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1964, this book examines the Tour of Britain. It focuses, neither on foreign tourists coming to Britain, nor on British tourists travelling abroad, but on British people exploring their native land in the three centuries from 1540 to 1840. During this period, it became...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. From Intelligent to Smart Cities

    Edited by Mark Deakin, Husam Al Waer

    The concept of smart cities offers a revolutionary vision of urban design for sustainability. Utilizing the intelligent application of new technologies, smart cities also incorporate considerations of social and environmental capital in order to transform the life and work of cities. This book...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Architecture, Print Culture and the Public Sphere in Eighteenth-Century France

    By Richard Wittman

    Series: The Classical Tradition in Architecture

    This book focuses on the complex ways in which architectural practice, theory, patronage, and experience became modern with the rise of a mass public and a reconfigured public sphere between the end of the seventeenth century and the French Revolution. Presenting a fresh theoretical...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Making Leisure Work

    Architecture and the Experience Economy

    By Brian Lonsway

    Contemporary architecture of theme-based design is examined in this book, leading to a new understanding of architecture's role in the increasingly diversified consumer environment. It explores the ‘Experience Economy’ to reveal how everyday environments strategically and opportunistically blur our...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The City Rehearsed

    Object, Architecture, and Print in the Worlds of Hans Vredeman de Vries

    By Christopher Heuer

    Series: The Classical Tradition in Architecture

    The City Rehearsed offers an entirely new perspective on printed architecture in early modern Europe through the lens of Hans Vredeman de Vries. It probes the geographical encounters of dozens of engravings with contemporary texts on architecture, theatre, urbanism, art collecting, even ethnography...

    Published November 18th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Building Bangalore

    Architecture and urban transformation in India’s Silicon Valley

    By John C. Stallmeyer

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Examining spatial transformations in Bangalore, one of India's fastest growing cities, this book highlights the influence of information and communications technology (ICT) development on the city. Focusing on the production of urban space and the processes that inform such production, the author...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Tradition, Democracy and the Townscape of Kyoto

    Claiming a Right to the Past

    By Christoph Brumann

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    As the historic capital of the country and the stronghold of the nation’s most celebrated traditions, the city of Kyoto holds a unique place in the Japanese imagination. Widely praised for the beauty of its townscape and natural environments, it is both a popular destination for tourists and home...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge