2310 books (116 pages) in this category
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, ...eBook
by John Shannon Hendrix & Lorens Eyan Holm
<p>There are a number of recent texts that draw on psychoanalytic theory as an interpretative approach for understanding architecture, or that use the formal and social logics of architecture for understanding the psyche. But there remains work ...eBook
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 oneBook
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 ...eBook
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 ...eBook
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, ...
by HOLLWICH / KUSHNER
"Architecture is not preserved in a museum - it is the museum." Architecture Can! is an intriguing journey through the works and projects of the groundbreaking architecture firm Hollwich Kushner, based in New York. Partners Matthias Hollwich ...
by XIANGNING / MO / GROS
Focusing on the leading edge architectural designs with regional characteristics, Architecture China is a journal whose mission is to disseminate the creative works of contemporary Chinese architecture, and to deepen an appreciation of Chinese ...
Project Design and the Building Process
by Ignaz Strebel & Jan Silberberger
<p>Much valued by design professionals, controversially discussed in the media, regularly misunderstood by the public and systematically regulated by public procurement; in recent years, architecture competitions have become projection screens ...eBook
Deleuze and Guattari at the Horizon of the Real
by Simone Brott
<p>Architecture for a Free Subjectivity reformulates the French philosopher Gilles Deleuze's model of subjectivity for architecture, by surveying the prolific effects of architectural encounter, and the spaces that figure in them. For Deleuze ...eBook
by Sarah Scott
How can architectural form respond to the unique needs of children and support and reinforce the pedagogy of a children?s centre? So much of the teaching in Early Learning revolves around the importance of a child?s environment on their ...
by Deborah K. Dietsch
When is a building just a building and when is it art? This accessible guide cuts through the jargon and clearly explains the essentials of architecture, demystifying the incredible ways in which structures and spaces come alive. You'll gain a ...
From the Body, the Senses, the Site and the Community
by Karen A. Franck
by Benjamin Flowers
<p>In the past two decades economic bubbles inflated and architectural spending around the globe reached fever pitch. In both well-established centers of capital accumulation and far--flung locales, audacious building projects sprang up, while ...eBook
Theory, Space and Appearance
by Darell Wayne Fields
<p>Based on analysis of historical, philosophical, and semiotic texts, <em>Architecture in Black</em> presents a systematic examination of the theoretical relationship between architecture and blackness. Now updated, this original study draws oneBook
by Susie Hodge
by Jennifer Taylor
by Aaron Betsky
<p> Architecture matters. To our cities, to our planet, to our personal lives. How we design and what we build has an impact that usually lasts for generations. The more we understand the importance of architecture, and the thinking and ...eBook
by Jodidio Philip
Architecture Now! 8 reviews new and exciting projects completed and under construction in the whole world. No style, no building type is ignored, making this volume a true compendium of what anybody interested in buildings today needs to know. ...
by Jodidio Philip
Architecture Now! 9 includes works in Amsterdam and Inner Mongolia by architects as famous as Zaha Hadid and Jean Nouvel, and those as little known to the general public as Carla Juaccedil;aba from Brazil. Small ephemeral buildings like the BMW ...