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  1. 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

  2. François Blondel

    Architecture, Erudition, and the Scientific Revolution

    By Anthony Gerbino

    Series: The Classical Tradition in Architecture

    First director of the Académie royale d’architecture, François Blondel established a lasting model for architectural education that helped transform a still largely medieval profession into the one we recognize today. Most well known for his 1676 urban plan of Paris, Blondel is also celebrated as...

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Framing Strategic Urban Projects

    Learning from current experiences in European urban regions

    Edited by Willem Salet, Enrico Gualini

    Presenting the findings of extensive research into the development of planning tools and strategies since the early 1970s, this book addresses key issues in urban development/governance and brings together a range of different national experiences. Helpfully divided into three sections, Framing...

    Published November 30th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Housing and Social Transition in Japan

    Edited by Yosuke Hirayama, Richard Ronald

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    Bringing together a number of perspectives on the Japanese housing system, Housing and Social Transition in Japan provides a comprehensive, challenging and theoretically developed account of the dynamic role of the housing system during a period of unprecedented social and economic change in one of...

    Published October 1st 2012 by Routledge

  5. Creating Child Friendly Cities

    Reinstating Kids in the City

    Edited by Brendan Gleeson, Neil Sipe

    Leading planning and geography authors present this comprehensive assessment of the extent to which the physical and social make up of Western cities accommodates and nourishes the needs of children and youth. Examining the areas of planning, design, social policy, transport and housing,...

    Published July 13th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Mapping Modernity in Shanghai

    Space, Gender, and Visual Culture in the Sojourners' City, 1853-98

    By Samuel Y. Liang

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    This book argues that modernity first arrived in late nineteenth-century Shanghai via a new spatial configuration. This city’s colonial capitalist development ruptured the traditional configuration of self-contained households, towns, and natural landscapes in a continuous spread, producing a new...

    Published May 1st 2012 by Routledge

  7. Ruined by Design

    Shaping Novels and Gardens in the Culture of Sensibility

    By Inger Sigrun Brodey

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    By examining the motif of ruination in a variety of late-eighteenth-century domains, this book portrays the moral aesthetic of the culture of sensibility in Europe, particularly its negotiation of the demands of tradition and pragmatism alongside utopian longings for authenticity, natural goodness,...

    Published February 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. Traditional Islamic Principles of Built Environment

    By Hisham Mortada

    Written with the non-Muslim reader in mind, this book analyzes the principles and values established by the tradition of Islam to govern the social and physical environments of Muslims....

    Published December 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Design Dimension of Planning

    Theory, content and best practice for design policies

    By Matthew Carmona, John Punter

    This book examines the design policies in current development plans. With design quality of growing importance to the public, consumers, developers and their clients, and high on the Secretary of State's agenda, this book makes an important practical contribution to improving design control. With...

    Published November 28th 2011 by Routledge