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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. ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Architecture China: Building for a New Culture

by XIANGNING / JIAWEI / MO / GROS / TSAROUHAS

Architecture China is a journal focusing on the leading architectural design projects with regional characteristics in contemporary China. This 2018 Fall issue of Architecture China, focusing on how a new culture might be constructed through the

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Architecture Competition

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 ...

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Architecture for a Free Subjectivity

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 ...

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Architecture For Dummies

by Deborah K. Dietsch

* Just the essential information for readers on the go who want to understand architecture.<br> * Covers the highlights of architectural history, from the Great Pyramids to Frank Gehry's Guggenheim museum in Bilbao.<br> * Explains how to look at

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Architecture in Abjection

Bodies, Spaces and their Relations

by Zuzana Kovar

<p>This book marks a turning point in architectural theory by using philosophy to examine the field anew.<br /> Breaking from the traditional dualism within architecture – which presents the body as subject and space as object – it examines how

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Architecture in an Age of Uncertainty

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 ...

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Architecture In Minutes

by Susie Hodge

ISBN: 9781784296032

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