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FLA Learning Centre

by Giuseppe Marinoni

Built after Giuseppe Marinoni’s design had won an international competition, the Learning Centre FLA (Lombardy Foundation for the Environment) at Seveso looks on the outside like a primary volume, divided...


Raw: Architectural Engagements with Nature

by Solveig Bøe, Hege Charlotte Faber & Brit Strandhagen

Nature inheres in many aesthetic forms of expression. In architecture, however, nature emerges with a particular power and clarity, which makes architecture a raw kind of art. Thus, by using the concept of 'raw'...


The Evolving European City - Introduction

by Giuseppe Marinoni, Giovanni Chiaramonte

In The Evolving European City, renowned urban planner and architect Giuseppe Marinoni and eminent photographer Giovanni Chiaramonte assemble a breathtaking presentation of cities that have undergone profound...


DEEP Milano

by Lorenzo Degli Esposti

The analysis of 11 precedents of Milanese modern architecture by Terragni, Ponti, Moretti, and other masters, gives rise to 11 proposals of resistant urban architecture, developed by 11 teams (each comprised...


Geographical Aesthetics: Imagining Space, Staging Encounters

by Elizabeth Straughan & Harriet Hawkins

Geographical Aesthetics places the terms 'aesthetics' and 'geography' under critical question together, responding both to the increasing calls from within geography to develop a 'geographical aesthetics', and...


Global Perspectives on Critical Architecture: Praxis Reloaded

by Gevork Hartoonian

Judging from the debates taking place in both education and practice, it appears that architecture is deeply in crisis. New design and production techniques, together with the globalization of capital and even...


Occupation: ruin, repudiation, revolution: constructed space conceptualized

by Lynn Churchill & Dianne Smith

Bringing together an international range of contributors from the fields of practice, theory and history, this book takes a fresh look at occupation. It argues that occupation is a prospect that begins with...


Shopping Malls and Public Space in Modern China

by Nicholas Jewell

China's rise as an economic superpower has been inescapable. Statistical hyperbole has been accompanied by a plethora of highly publicized architectural forms that brand the regeneration of its increasingly...


The Architecture of the Illusive Distance

by Amir H. Ameri

Focusing on three secular institutional building types: libraries, museums, and cinemas, this book explores the intricate interplay between culture and architecture. It explores the cultural imperatives which...


The Material Imagination: Reveries on Architecture and Matter

by Matthew Mindrup

In recent years architectural discourse has witnessed a renewed interest in materiality under the guise of such familiar tropes as 'material honesty,' 'form finding,' or 'digital materiality.' Motivated in part...


Architecture as Cultural and Political Discourse: Case studies of conceptual norms and aesthetic practices

by Daniel Grinceri

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...


The Political Unconscious of Architecture: Re-opening Jameson's Narrative

by Nadir Lahiji

Thirty years have passed since eminent cultural and literary critic Fredric Jameson wrote his classic work, The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act, in which he insisted that 'there is...


Transgender Architectonics: The Shape of Change in Modernist Space

by Lucas Crawford

Combining transgender studies with the ‘neomodernist' architectures of the internationally renowned firm, Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R) and with modernist writers (Samuel Beckett and Virginia Woolf)...


Industries of Architecture

by Katie Lloyd Thomas, Tilo Amhoff & Nick Beech

At a time when the technologies and techniques of producing the built environment are undergoing significant change, this book makes central architecture's relationship to industry. Contributors turn to historical...


Elegies; and other elegies included in the Theognidean sylloge. A rev. text based on a new collation of the Mutinensis M.S. with introd., commentary and appendices by T. Hudson-Williams (1910)