Architecture

Historic architecture from the ancient world to Neoclassical elegance and the Gothic revival, as well as some contemporary gems.

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  1. Ideals of the Body

    Ideals of the Body: Architecture, Urbanism, and Hygiene in Postrevolutionary Paris [Hardback]

    Sun-Young Park (Author)

    £49.95

    ISBN: 9780822945284
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Culture Politics & the Built Environment
    Modern hygienic urbanism originated in the airy boulevards, public parks, and sewer system that transformed the Parisian cityscape in the mid-nineteenth century. Yet these well-known developments in public health built on a previous moment of anxi... .... Learn More
  2. Intertwining

    Intertwining: Volume 1 [Paperback]

    Sarah Robinson (Editor); Davide Ruzzon (Editor); Alessandro Gattara (Editor)

    £14.00

    ISBN: 9788869771224
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Volume: 1
    Intertwining is an international, interdisciplinary journal dedicated to understanding the experience and making of architecture. It includes the voices of science alongside those of the arts - as both ways of knowing are critical to the multidime... .... Learn More
  3. Public Space

    Public Space: Henri Lefebvre And Beyond [Paperback]

    Angela D’Ascoli (Author)

    £16.00

    ISBN: 9788869771200
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Architecture
    Public spaces have long been the object of countless studies. Yet, most of these have focused almost exclusively on the metropolitan setting, while neglecting the nature and function of public spaces in rural areas. This volume addresses precisely... .... Learn More
  4. Reducing Boundaries

    Reducing Boundaries [Paperback]

    Emanuela Bonini Lessing (Editor); Fabio Vanin (Editor); Daniel Achutti (Editor)

    £16.00

    ISBN: 9788869771187
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Architecture
    Reducing Boundaries offers a new perspective on an often under researched topic: what is the upper and middle classes perception of their own security? While human sciences have mainly focused on poor and low-middle classes evicted from urban spac... .... Learn More
  5. Colonialism and Modern Architecture in Germany

    Colonialism and Modern Architecture in Germany [Hardback]

    Itohan Osayimwese (Author)

    £49.95

    ISBN: 9780822945086
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Culture Politics & the Built Environment
    Over the course of the nineteenth century, drastic social and political changes, technological innovations, and exposure to non-Western cultures affected Germany's built environment in profound ways. The economic challenges of Germany's colonial p... .... Learn More
  6. Performative Citizenship

    Performative Citizenship: Public Art, Urban Design, and Political Participation [Paperback]

    Laura Iannelli (Editor); Pierluigi Musarò (Editor)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9788869770340
    Published by : Mimesis International
    In 1995, in Chicago, Mary Jacob curated “Culture in action”, an experience of participatory Public Art which left a mark on the contemporary artistic research and criticism. Over the last twenty years, this “new genre of public art” (Lacy 1995) ha... .... Learn More
  7. Peter Einsenman

    Peter Einsenman: In Dialogue With Architects and Philosophers [Paperback]

    Vladan Djokić (Editor); Petar Bojanić (Editor)

    £19.50

    ISBN: 9788869770388
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Peter Eisenman (Yale School of Architecture, New Haven, Eisenman Architects, New York, USA) discusses with architects and philosophers: Jörg H. Gleiter (Germany), Kim Förster (Switzerland), Preston Scott Cohen (USA), Emmanuel Petit (USA), Mario Ca... .... Learn More
  8. Precinct, Temple and Altar in Roman Spain

    Precinct, Temple and Altar in Roman Spain [Hardback]

    Duncan Fishwick (Author)

    Regular Price: £120.00

    Special Price: £50.00

    ISBN: 9781472412652
    Published by : Ashgate
    The studies included in this volume supplement the work already published by the author on the imperial cult in the Roman West, focussing on the monuments of two cities in Roman Spain, Emerita (now Merida) and Tarraco (now Tarragona). The introduc... .... Learn More
  9. Rise of the Modern Hospital

    Rise of the Modern Hospital: An Architectural History of Health and Healing, 1870-1940 [Hardback]

    Jeanne Kisacky (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780822944614
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Rise of the Modern Hospital is a focused examination of hospital design in the United States from the 1870s through the 1940s. This understudied period witnessed profound changes in hospitals as they shifted from last charitable resorts for the si... .... Learn More
  10. Modern Architecture in Mexico City

    Modern Architecture in Mexico City: History, Representation, and the Shaping of a Capital [Hardback]

    Kathryn E. O'Rourke (Author)

    £38.50

    ISBN: 9780822944621
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Culture Politics & the Built Environment
    Mexico City became one of the centers of architectural modernism in the Americas in the first half of the twentieth century. Invigorated by insights drawn from the first published histories of Mexican colonial architecture, which suggested that Me... .... Learn More

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