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  • Architecture Post Mortemby Dr David Bertolini; Dr Simone Brott; Professor Donald Kunze; Dr Eamonn Canniffe

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 49.95

    Architecture Post Mortem surveys architecture?s encounter with death, decline, and ruination following late capitalism. As the world moves closer to an economic abyss that many perceive to be the death of capital, contraction and crisis are no longer mere phases of normal market fluctuations, but rather the irruption of the unconscious of ideology... more...

  • Architecture RePerformed: The Politics of Reconstructionby Dr Tino Mager

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    First emerging at the beginning of the twentieth century, architectural reconstruction has increasingly become an instrument to visually revive a long bygone past. This book deals with the phenomenon of meticulous reconstruction in architecture. It argues that the politics of reconstruction go far beyond aesthetic considerations. Taking architecture... more...

  • Architecture and Armed Conflictby JoAnne Mancini; Keith Bresnahan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    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...

  • Architecture and Capitalismby Peggy Deamer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    Architecture and Capitalism tells a story of the relationship between the economy and architectural design. Eleven historians each discuss in brand new essays the time period they know best, looking at cultural and economic issues, which in light of current economic crises you will find have dealt with diverse but surprisingly familiar economic... more...

  • Architecture and Energyby William W. Braham; Daniel Willis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Does energy consumption influence architectural style? Should more energy-efficient buildings look different? Can that "look" be used to explain or enhance their performance? Architecture and Energy provides architects and architectural theorists with more durable arguments for environmental design decisions, arguments addressing three different... more...

  • Architecture and Interpretationby Jill A. Franklin; T. A. Heslop; Christine Stevenson

    Boydell & Brewer 2012; US$ 99.00

    Essays centred on the methods, pleasures, and pitfalls of architectural interpretation. more...

  • Architecture and Nationalism in Sri Lankaby Anoma Pieris

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    The role of the home, the domestic sphere and the intimate, ethno-cultural identities that are cultivated within it, are critical to understanding the polemical constructions of country and city; tradition and modernity; and regionalism and cosmopolitanism. The home is fundamental to ideas of the homeland that give nationalism its imaginative form... more...

  • Architecture and the Paradox of Dissidenceby Ines Weizman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Architecture and the Paradox of Dissidence maps out and expands upon the methodologies of architectural action and reinvigorates the concept of dissent within the architectural field. It expands the notion of dissidence to other similar practices and strategies of resistance, in a variety of historical and geographical contexts.The book also discusses... more...

  • Architecture and Philosophyby Jean-Jacques Lecercle; Francoise Kral

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 64.00

    Architecture and Philosophy: New Perspectives on the Work of Arakawa and Madeline Gins is a collection of essays on the work of artist-architects Arakawa and Madeline Gins and in particular their book Architectural Body (2000). The essays approach their cutting edge and ambitious project to design 'an architecture against death' from various... more...

  • Architecture and Urban Form in Kuala Lumpurby Dr Yat Ming Loo

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia, is a former colony of the British Empire which today prides itself in being a multicultural society par excellence. However, the Islamisation of the urban landscape, which is at the core of Malaysia?s decolonisation projects, has marginalised the Chinese urban spaces which were once at the heart of Kuala... more...