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Postmodern Libraries: 1970s and 1980s

R. Thomas Hille

R. Thomas Hille is an architect, educator, and researcher based in Seattle, Washington, USA. His previous books on architecture and design include Modern Schools and Inside the Large-Small House. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The New Public Library : Design Innovation for the Twenty-First Century

Routledge, 2019

Book chapter

... 138 Phillips Exeter Academy Library Exeter, New Hampshire Louis Kahn 1972 142 Boston Public Library Addition Boston, Massachusetts Johnson / Burgee 1972 146 Sulzer Regional Library Chicago, Illinois Hammond Beeby & Babka 1985 148 Harold...

Introduction

Food and Architecture : At the Table

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...The most familiar and enduring example comparing architecture and cuisine hails from the nineteenth century and the magnificent edible fantasies of Marie-Antonin Carême, king of chefs and chef of kings. Carême is credited with having said...

North America, 1513–1830

W. Barksdale Maynard

W. Barksdale Maynard is a lecturer in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University, New Jersey, USA, and author of six books on American history and architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...After touching land in Florida in 1513, Spain seemed likely to conquer North America, but instead other major European powers jockeyed for control of the continent, with Britain taking the lead by the late seventeenth century. France came...

New Tenement Style

Florian Urban

Florian Urban is Professor and Head of Architectural History and Urban Studies at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow School of Art. He holds an MA in Urban Planning from UCLA (2001) and a Ph.D. in History and Theory of Architecture from MIT (2006). He is the author of Neo-historical East Berlin: Architecture and Urban Design in the German Democratic Republic 1970–1990 (Ashgate 2009) and Tower and Slab: Global Histories of Mass Housing (Routledge 2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The New Tenement : Residences in the Inner City Since 1970

Routledge, 2018

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... NEW TENEMENTS came in different guises. There are nonetheless recurrent types and stylistic themes. They all, in one way or another, originate in the criticism against postwar modernism. They are counterproposals C H A P T E R T W O...

The Middle East since 1914

Talinn Grigor

Talinn Grigor is Professor of Art History at the Art and Art History Department, University of California, Davis, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Western colonialism and oil were the two major forces on the Middle East – or, more accurately, Egypt and West Asia. Socio-economic revolutions from Europe in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries were widely felt, including...

China since 1914

Edward Denison

Edward Denison is an independent architectural historian, writer and photographer, and also Associate Professor in Architectural History and Theory at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Owing to size and population, China’s ordeals during the period had an impact far beyond its national borders. Racked by internal discord after the Qing dynasty fell in 1912, China’s progress towards a stable and unified nation state...

Russia, 1830–1917

Sam Omans

Sam Omans is a PhD candidate at the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...During the nineteenth century, the Russian Empire was a multi-ethnic territory. Its capital city, St Petersburg, and main commercial hub, Moscow, formed the dual poles of architectural culture. The cultural policy of national awakening...