2203 books (111 pages) in this category
Phenomenology and the Rise of the Postmodern
by Jorge Otero-Pailos
Traces the hidden history of architectural phenomenology, a movement that reflected a key turning point in the early phases of postmodernism and a legitimating source for those architects who first dared to confront history as an intellectual ...
by Dr Julio Bermudez, Dr Phillip James Tabb & Professor Thomas Barrie
<p>Architecture has long been understood as a cultural discipline able to articulate the human condition and lift the human spirit, yet the spirituality of architecture is rarely directly addressed in academic scholarship.</p><p>The seventeen ...eBook
Monumental Cemeteries of Nineteenth-Century Italy
by Hannah Malone
<p>In the nineteenth century, new cemeteries were built in many Italian cities that were unique in scale and grandeur, and which became destinations on the Grand Tour. From the Middle Ages, the dead had been buried in churches and urban ...eBook
The Early Work of Nicholas Grimshaw & Partners
by Colin Amery
Lessons from Larabanga
by Michelle Apotsos
<p><em>Architecture, Islam, and Identity in West Africa</em> shows you the relationship between architecture and Islamic identity in West Africa. The book looks broadly across Muslim West Africa and takes an in-depth study of the village of ...eBook
Architectural Theories from Vitruvius to Jefferson and Beyond
by Professor Carroll William Westfall
<p>This book brings to light central topics that are neglected in current histories and theories of architecture and urbanism. These include the role of imitation in earlier centuries and its potential role in present practice; the necessary ...eBook
Facing Complexity in Post-9/11 New York
by Joel McKim
<p><em>Architecture, Media and Memory</em> examines the wide range of urban sites impacted by September 11 and its aftermath – from the spontaneous memorials that emerged in Union Square in the hours after the attacks, to the reconstruction at ...eBook
by Dan Cruickshank
This stunning book by renowned television historian Dan Cruickshank tells the history of architecture through the stories of 100 iconic buildings. Journeying through time and place, from the ancient Egyptian pyramids to the soaring skyscrapers ...
by Andrew Ballantyne
<p>This highly original and sophisticated look at architecture helps us to understand the cultural significance of the buildings that surround us. It avoids the traditional style-spotting approach in favour of giving an idea of what it is about ...eBook
<i>Architecture </i>tells the story of the world's most incredible buildings, from the ancient world to the present day.<br>Take a closer look at the beautiful details, principal elements, and decorative features of every architectural style, ...
by Francis D. K. Ching
<p><i>The Interactive Resource Center</i> is an online learning environment where instructors and students can access the tools they need to make efficient use of their time, while reinforcing and assessing their understanding of keyconcepts for
by Yeoryia Manolopoulou
<p>Architectural discourse and practice are dominated by a false dichotomy between design and chance, and governed by the belief that the architect’s role is to defend against the indeterminate. In Architectures of Chance Yeoryia Manolopoulou ...eBook
The World s Best Architecture
Aesthetics, Politics and Desire in Early Islam
by Mohammed Hamdouni Alami
<p>What is 'art' in the sense of the Islamic tradition? Mohammed Hamdouni Alami argues that Islamic art has historically been excluded from Western notions of art; that the Western aesthetic tradition's preoccupation with the human body has ...eBook
The Interwar Period
by Mike Hope
<p>Art Deco burst upon the world for a brief but unforgettable existence during the 1920s and 1930s. It embraced new media, such as the cinema and radio, as well as new forms of transport and the associated buildings, and above all brought a ...eBook
by HENRY DELACROIX
First published in Paris as Decoration 'Moderne dans l'Interieur', this rare 1935 portfolio of full-colour plates reflects the influence of Art Deco modernism on architects and interior designers. Designs for every space include living rooms, ...
by Bevis Hillier
by THEODORE MENTEN
Art Deco garden and terraces; Art Deco dwellings, including the Bauhaus faculty residences designed by Walter Gropius; Art Deco interiors; Art Deco furniture, with chairs by Le Corbusier, Marcel Breuer, and P. Jeanneret; Art Deco metalwork, ...