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  1. 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 December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Biographies & Space

    Placing the Subject in Art and Architecture

    Edited by Dana Arnold, Joanna Sofaer Derevenski

    Bringing together a collection of high-profile authors, Biographies and Space presents essays exploring the relationship between biography and space and how specific subjects are used as a means of explaining sets of social, cultural and spatial relationships. Biographical methods of historical...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Postcolonial African Cities

    Imperial Legacies and Postcolonial Predicament

    Edited by Fassil Demissie

    The book focuses on contemporary African cities, caught in the contradiction of an imperial past and postcolonial present. The essays explore the cultural role of colonial architecture and urbanism in the production of meanings: in the inscription of power and discipline, as well as in the dynamic...

    Published February 23rd 2009 by Routledge

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