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  • USAby Gwendolyn Wright

    Reaktion Books 2008; US$ 29.95

    Gwendolyn Wright?s USA is an engaging account the evolution of American architecture, from the late nineteenth century to the twenty-first. more...

  • Humanitarian Architectureby Esther Charlesworth

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Never has the demand been so urgent for architects to respond to the design and planning challenges of rebuilding post-disaster sites and cities. In 2011, more people were displaced by natural disasters (42 million) than by wars and armed conflicts. And yet the number of architects equipped to deal with rebuilding the aftermath of these floods, fires,... more...

  • Architecture and Armed Conflictby JoAnne Mancini; Keith Bresnahan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Architecture and Armed Conflict is the first multi-authored scholarly book to address this theme from a comparative, interdisciplinary perspective. By bringing together specialists from a range of relevant fields, and with knowledge of case studies across time and space, it provides the first synthetic body of research on the complex, multifaceted... more...

  • Writing Architectureby Carter Wiseman

    Trinity University Press 2014; US$ 18.95

    For ages, architects have been criticized for speaking an insular language, known to some as "archispeak." Writing Architecture considers the process, methods, and value of architecture writing based on Carter Wiseman?s 30 years of personal experience in writing, editing, and teaching in young architects how to write. This book creatively tackles... more...

  • On Altering Architectureby Fred Scott

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 53.95

    Bringing together interior design and architectural theory, this exciting text looks at the common practices of building alteration, reconsidering established ideas and methods, to initiate the creation of a theory of the interior or interventional design. Fred Scott examines in-depth case studies of interventional design from architectural history... more...

  • The Dynamics of Delightby Peter F. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 73.95

    This book rounds off decades of exploration into the various ways that buildings and urban sequences make an impact on the mind. more...

  • Design, Technology and the Development Process in the Built Environmentby Tom Collier

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 78.95

    This second book in the BEST (the Built Environment Series of Textbooks) series explores the fundamental generators and contextual issues - philosophical, physical and political - that influence built environments. more...

  • The Words Between the Spacesby Deborah Cameron; Thomas A. Markus

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 78.95

    The authors use texts about such projects as Berlin's new Reichstag, Scotland's new parliament, and Auschwitz concentration camp museum to clarify the interaction between texts, design, critical debate and response. more...

  • Gender Space Architectureby Iain Borden; Barbara Penner; Jane Rendell

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 78.95

    This significant text brings together for the first time the most important essays concerning the intersecting subjects of gender, space and architecture. more...

  • Reading Architectural Historyby Dana Arnold

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 57.95

    Examines the historiographic and socio/cultural implications of the mapping of British architectural history with particular reference to eighteenth and nineteenth century Britain. more...