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A Pattern Language

Towns, Buildings, Construction

by Christopher Alexander

<p>You can use this book to design a house for yourself with your family; you can use it to work with your neighbors to improve your town and neighborhood; you can use it to design an office, or a workshop, or a public building. And you can use ...

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A Primer on Theory in Architecture

by Karen Cordes Spence

<p><em>A Primer on Theory in Architecture</em> discusses how theory is defined in architecture, how it is identified, its location in larger perspectives or worldviews, its relationships to other areas in architecture, and how it can be ...

ISBN: 9781317431633

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A Real Part to Play: A resource pack for involving young people in community regeneration

by Dalzell, Ruth, Dalzell,

This resource will enable professionals and other adults to empower young people to participate in planning and regeneration projects. ...

ISBN: 9781907969454

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Acculturating the Shopping Centre

by Janina Gosseye & Tom Avermaete

<p><em>Acculturating the Shopping Centre</em> examines whether the shopping centre should be qualified as a global architectural type that effortlessly moves across national and cultural borders in the slipstream of neo-liberal globalization, or

ISBN: 9781317127956

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Architect's Essentials of Professional Development

by Jean R. Valence

ISBN: 9780471464525

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Architecture / Machine

Programs, Processes, and Performances

by Daniel A. Barber, Martin Bressani, Susanne Jany & others

<p>Architektur und Maschine sind zentrale Gegenstände menschlicher Gestaltung. Wie funktioniert ihr Zusammenspiel? In thematischer Breite und historischer Tiefe gehen die Beiträge des Bandes dem vielfältigen Wechselspiel dieser Phänomene nach, ...

ISBN: 9783856763794

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Architecture and Feminisms

Ecologies, Economies, Technologies

by Hélène Frichot, Helen Runting & Catharina Gabrielsson

<p>Set against the background of a ‘general crisis’ that is environmental, political and social, this book examines a series of specific intersections between architecture and feminisms, understood in the plural. The collected essays and ...

ISBN: 9781351396202

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Architecture and Field/Work

by Ewing, Suzanne

<P>Identifying and critically discussing the key terms, techniques, methodologies and&nbsp;habits that comprise our understanding of fieldwork in architectural education, research and practice, this book collates contributions by established and

ISBN: 9781136884672

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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 the Forest Aesthetic

A New Look at Design and Resilient Urbanism

by Jana VanderGoot

<p>Despite population trends toward urbanization, the forest continues to have a strong appeal to the human imagination, and the human preference for forest over many other types of terrain is well documented. This book re-imagines architecture ...

ISBN: 9781317562993

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Architecture and the Mimetic Self

A Psychoanalytic Study of How Buildings Make and Break Our Lives

by Lucy Huskinson

<p>Buildings shape our identity and sense of self in profound ways that are not always evident to architects and town planners, or even to those who think they are intimately familiar with the buildings they inhabit. <em>Architecture and the ...

ISBN: 9781351247306

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Architecture and the Unconscious

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 ...

ISBN: 9781317179252

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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 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 ...

ISBN: 9781351957342

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Architecture History and Theory in Reverse

From an Information Age to Eras of Meaning

by Jassen Callender

<p>This book looks at architecture history in reverse, in order to follow chains of precedents back through time to see how ideas alter the course of civilization in general and the discipline of architecture in particular. Part I begins with ...

ISBN: 9781317339731

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781317179139

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Architecture's Appeal: How Theory Informs Architectural Praxis

by Neveu, Marc J.

<P>This collection of previously unpublished essays from a diverse range of well-known scholars and architects builds on the architectural tradition of phenomenological hermeneutics as developed by Dalibor Veseley and Joseph Rykwert and carried ...

ISBN: 9781317688938

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Architectures of Transversality

Paul Klee, Louis Kahn and the Persian Imagination

by Shima Mohajeri

<p><em>Architectures of Transversality</em> investigates the relationship between modernity, space, power, and culture in Iran. Focusing on Paul Klee’s Persian-inspired miniature series and Louis Kahn’s unbuilt blueprint for a democratic public ...

ISBN: 9781351759748

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Armadillo and Onion Inspired Sleep-out Design Brief: Sustainable Architecture.

by William Van Zyl

<p><strong>OVERVIEW AND SUMMARY:</strong></p> <p><strong>Who will read this book?</strong></p> <p>Adults, teachers, tertiary and secondary school students (15-year-olds and older).</p> <p><strong>What is covered in this ...

ISBN: 9780473454388

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