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Why Architects Still Draw

by Paolo Belardi The MIT Press
Pub Date:
02/2014
ISBN:
9780262525480
Format:
Pbk 136 pages

Why would an architect reach for a pencil when drawing software and AutoCAD are aclick away? Use a ruler when 3D-scanners and...

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Kissing Architecture

by Sylvia Lavin Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
05/2011
ISBN:
9780691149233
Format:
Hbk 136 pages

Kissing Architecture explores the mutual attraction between architecture and other forms of contemporary art. In this fresh, insightful,...

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Organic Architecture: The Architecture of Democracy

by Frank Lloyd Wright Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd
Pub Date:
05/2017
ISBN:
9781848222328
Format:
Hbk 104 pages

In May 1939, the celebrated American architect Frank Lloyd Wright visited London and gave four lectures at the Royal Institute...

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Aesthetics of Architecture

by Roger Scruton Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
04/2013
ISBN:
9780691158334
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Pbk 320 pages

Architecture is distinguished from other art forms by its sense of function, its localized quality, its technique, its public...

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Question of Qualities: Essays in Architecture

by Jeffrey Kipnis The MIT Press
Pub Date:
08/2013
ISBN:
9780262519557
Format:
Pbk 368 pages

Jeffrey Kipnis's writing, thinking, and teaching casts architecture as both an intellectual discourse and a lived, affective experience....

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Architecture of Error: Matter, Measure, and the Misadventures of Precision

by Francesca Hughes The MIT Press
Pub Date:
11/2014
ISBN:
9780262526364
Format:
Pbk 328 pages

When architects draw even brick walls to six decimal places with software designed to cut lenses, it is clear that the logic that...

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Buildings Must Die: A Perverse View of Architecture

by Stephen Cairns and Jane Jacobs The MIT Press
Pub Date:
08/2017
ISBN:
9780262534710
Format:
Pb+ 312 pages

Buildings, although inanimate, are often assumed to have "life." And the architect, through the act of design, is assumed...

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Attunement: Architectural Meaning after the Crisis of Modern Science

by Alberto Perez-Gomez The MIT Press
Pub Date:
03/2016
ISBN:
9780262528641
Format:
Pbk 304 pages

Architecture remains in crisis, its social relevance lost between the two poles of formal innovation and technical sustainability....

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Why Architecture Matters

by Paul Goldberger Yale University Press
Pub Date:
03/2011
ISBN:
9780300168174
Format:
Pb+ 304 pages

Why Architecture Matters is not a work of architectural history or a guide to the styles or an architectural dictionary, though...

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Virtual Window: From Alberti to Microsoft

by Anne Friedberg The MIT Press
Pub Date:
04/2009
ISBN:
9780262512503
Format:
Pb+ 372 pages

As we spend more and more of our time staring at the screens of movies, televisions, computers, and handheld devices—''windows''...

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Topology of Everyday Constellations

by Georges Teyssot The MIT Press
Pub Date:
02/2013
ISBN:
9780262518321
Format:
Pbk 360 pages

Today, spaces no longer represent a bourgeois haven; nor are they the sites of a classical harmony between work and leisure, private...

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As Seen: Exhibitions that Made Architecture and Design History

by Zoe Ryan Art Institute of Chicago
Pub Date:
12/2017
ISBN:
9780300228625
Format:
Pbk 144 pages

Exhibitions have long played a crucial role in defining disciplinary histories. This fascinating volume examines the impact of...

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Perspecta 48: Amnesia

by Aaron Dresben, Edward Hsu, Andrea Leung and Ted Quintana The MIT Press
Pub Date:
08/2015
ISBN:
9780262528122
Format:
Pbk 208 pages

Architecture, the most durable of the arts, is inextricably linked to issues of memory, nostalgia, and history. Yet, in this impatient...

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Extended Self: Architecture, memes and minds

by Chris Abel Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
10/2014
ISBN:
9780719096129
Format:
Pb+ 384 pages

In his wide-ranging study of architecture and cultural evolution, Chris Abel argues that, despite progress in sustainable development...

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Unhoused: Adorno and the Problem of Dwelling

by Matt Waggoner Columbia Books on Architecture and the City
Pub Date:
02/2018
ISBN:
9781941332399
Format:
Pbk 144 pages

Unhoused: Adorno and the Problem of Dwelling is the first book-length study of Theodor Adorno as a philosopher of housing. Treating...

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