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Architecture and Democracy

by Deyan with J Sudjic

ISBN: 9781856692670

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Architecture and Design

Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

by Information Resources Management Association

<p>Technological evolutions have changed the field of architecture exponentially, leading to more stable and energy-efficient building structures. Architects and engineers must be prepared to further enhance their knowledge in the field in order

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Architecture and Freedom

Searching for Agency in a Changing World

by Owen Hopkins

ISBN: 9781119332633

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Architecture and How to Sketch it - Illustrated by Sketches of Typical Examples

by H. W. Roberts

<p>Including a wealth of practical information and step-by-step instructions concerning architectural drawing, this profusely illustrated handbook will be of considerable utility to illustrators, designers, architects, and artists alike. ...

ISBN: 9781473341562

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Architecture and Mathematics in Ancient Egypt

by Corinna Rossi

<p>In this fascinating study, architect and Egyptologist Corinna Rossi analyses the relationship between mathematics and architecture in ancient Egypt by exploring the use of numbers and geometrical figures in ancient architectural projects and ...

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Architecture and Politics in Nigeria

The Study of a Late Twentieth-Century Enlightenment-Inspired Modernism at Abuja, 1900–2016

by Nnamdi Elleh

<p>In 1975, the Nigerian authorities decided to construct a new postcolonial capital called Abuja, and together with several internationally renowned architects these military leaders collaborated to build a city for three million inhabitants. ...

ISBN: 9781317179344

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Architecture and Politics in Republican Rome

by Penelope J. E. Davies

<p>Architecture and Politics in Republican Rome is the first book to explore the intersection between Roman Republican building practices and politics (c.509–44 BCE). At the start of the period, architectural commissions were carefully ...

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Architecture and Ritual

How Buildings Shape Society

by Professor Peter Blundell Jones

<p><em>Architecture and Ritual</em> explores how the varied rituals of everyday life are framed and defined in space by the buildings which we inhabit. It penetrates beyond traditional assumptions about architectural style, aesthetics and ...

ISBN: 9781472577498

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Architecture and Ritual in the Churches of Constantinople

Ninth to Fifteenth Centuries

by Vasileios Marinis

<p>This book examines the interchange of architecture and ritual in the Middle and Late Byzantine churches of Constantinople (ninth to fifteenth centuries). It employs archaeological and archival data, hagiographic and historical sources, ...

ISBN: 9781107703025

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Architecture and Science-Fiction Film

Philip K. Dick and the Spectacle of Home

by David T. Fortin

<p>The home is one of our most enduring human paradoxes and is brought to light tellingly in science-fiction (SF) writing and film. However, while similarities and crossovers between architecture and SF have proliferated throughout the past ...

ISBN: 9781351957465

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Architecture and Spectacle: A Critique

by Gevork Hartoonian

<p>Focusing on six leading contemporary architects: Peter Eisenman, Frank Gehry, Bernard Tschumi, Zaha Hadid, Rem Koolhaas and Steven Holl, this book puts forward a unique and insightful analysis of &quot;neo-avant-garde&quot; architecture. It ...

ISBN: 9781351957434

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Architecture and Systems Ecology

Thermodynamic Principles of Environmental Building Design, in three parts

by William W. Braham

<p>Modern buildings are both wasteful machines that can be made more efficient and instruments of the massive, metropolitan system engendered by the power of high-quality fuels. A comprehensive method of environmental design must reconcile the ...

ISBN: 9781317540779

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Architecture and the Landscape of Modernity in China before 1949

by Edward Denison

<p>This book explores China’s encounter with architecture and modernity in the tumultuous epoch before Communism – an encounter that was mediated not by a singular notion of modernism emanating from the west, but that was uniquely multifarious, ...

ISBN: 9781317179283

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Architecture and the Origins of Preclassic Maya Politics

by James Doyle

<p>Architecture and the Origins of Preclassic Maya Politics highlights the dramatic changes in the relationship of ancient Maya peoples to the landscape and to each other in the Preclassical period (ca. 2000 BC–250 AD). Offering a comprehensive ...

ISBN: 9781316942185

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Architecture and the Turkish City

An Urban History of Istanbul since the Ottomans

by Murat Gül

<p>Architecture and urban planning have always been used by political regimes to stamp their ideologies upon cities, and this is especially the case in the modern Turkish Republic. By exploring Istanbul's modern architectural and urban history, ...

ISBN: 9781786722300

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Architecture and Tourism in Italian Colonial Libya: An Ambivalent Modern

by Brian L. McLaren

To be a tourist in Libya during the period of Italian colonization was to experience a complex negotiation of cultures. Architecture and Tourism in Italian Colonial Libya shows how Italian authorities used the contradictory forces of tradition ...

ISBN: 9781850773344

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Architecture and Utopia

The Israeli Experiment

by Michael Chyutin

<p>There are more than 450 Moshavim settlements and about 270 kibbutzim in Israel. While there is a range of communal and cooperative kibbutz movements, all with slight ideological differences, they are all collective rural communities, based on

ISBN: 9781351957373

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Architecture as Cultural and Political Discourse

Case studies of conceptual norms and aesthetic practices

by Daniel Grinceri

<p>This book is concerned with cultural and political discourses that affect the production of architecture. It examines how these discursive mechanisms and technologies combine to normalise and aestheticise everyday practices. It queries the ...

ISBN: 9781317423942

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Architecture as the Ethics of Climate

by Jin Baek

<p>At a time when climate and ethics have become so important to architectural debate, this book proposes an entirely new way for architects to engage with these core issues.</p> <p>Drawing on Tetsuro Watsuji‘s (1889-1960) philosophy, the book ...

ISBN: 9781317438007

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Architecture by Hand

Inspired by Nature

by Spencer Fung

<p>Spencer Fung is never without a sketchbook or a pencil. Inspiration and ideas can strike at any moment, and often the smallest thing that catches his eye impels him to capture it on paper. Whether it is designing private houses, restaurants, ...

ISBN: 9781908337320

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