Автор: Till, Jeremy Название: Architecture depends ISBN: 0262012537 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780262012539 Издательство: MIT Press Цена: 1808 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Despite the claims of architects to autonomy, purity, and control, architecture is buffeted by uncertainty and contingency. This title offers a proposal for rescuing architects from themselves: a way to bridge the gap between what architecture actually is and what architects want it to be.
Автор: James Stevens Curl, Susan Wilson Название: Oxford Dictionary of Architecture ISBN: 019967499X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780199674992 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 1248 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: With over 6,000 entries from Aalto to Zwinger, this is the most authoritative dictionary of architectural history available. Beautifully illustrated and extensively revised and expanded, it is an invaluable work of reference for students of architecture, landscape architecture, professional architects, and art historians.
Автор: Schumacher, Patrik S. Название: Autopoiesis of architecture ISBN: 0470772980 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780470772980 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 4180 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This is the first volume of a major theoretical work by Patrik Schumacher, which outlines how the discipline of architecture should be understood as its own distinct system of communication. (Autopoeisis comes from the Greek and means literally self-production; it was first adopted in biology in the 1970s to describe the essential characteristics of life as a circular self-organising system and has since been transposed into a theory of social systems and communication.) This new autopoeitic approach offers architecture an arsenal of general comparative concepts. It allows architecture to be understood as a distinct discipline, which can be analysed in elaborate detail while at the same time offering insightful comparisons with other subject areas, such as art, science and political discourse. On the basis of such comparisons the book insists on the necessity of disciplinary autonomy and argues for a sharp demarcation from both art and engineering. Schumacher accordingly argues controversially that design intelligence and architecture as a discipline has its own its own internal logic.
Описание: The second volume of a major work outlining how architecture can be understood as a form of communication, this book addresses the major challenges facing architects today. Looking specifically at how architecture seeks to organize and articulate the complexity of post-fordist network society through its language and structure, it explicitly addresses how current architecture can upgrade its design methodology in the face of an increasingly demanding environment. The book explores the role of architecture within contemporary society and its relationship with politics, making it a must-read for architects and architecture students alike.
Автор: Lavin Sylvia Название: Kissing Architecture ISBN: 0691149232 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780691149233 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 1458 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Explores the mutual attraction between architecture and other forms of contemporary art. This book develops the concept of `kissing` to describe the intimacy between architecture and various types of art - particularly multimedia installations that take place in and on the surfaces of buildings.
Описание: Contains essays that investigate how the cultures of the town and the countryside interact in architecture.
Автор: Anderson, jr. Название: Roman Architecture in Provence ISBN: 0521825202 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521825207 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 6973 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: This book provides a survey of the architecture and urbanism of Provence during the Roman era. Provence, or 'Gallia Narbonensis' as the Romans called it, was one of the earliest Roman colonies in Western Europe. In this book, James C. Anderson, jr. examines the layout and planning of towns in the region, both those founded by the Romans and those redeveloped from native settlements. He provides an in-depth study of the chronology, dating and remains of every type of Roman building for which there is evidence in Provence. The stamp of Roman civilization is apparent today in such cities as Orange, Nimes and Arles, where spectacular remains of bridges, theaters, fora and temples attest to the sophisticated civilization that existed in this area during the imperial period and late antiquity. This book focuses on the remains of buildings that can still be seen, exploring decorative elements and their influence from Rome and local traditions, as well as their functions within the urban environment.
Описание: Contemporary architectural theory emphasizes the importance of ‘tectonics’, the term used to articulate the relationship between construction, structure and architectural expression. Despite the term’s currency, little consideration has been given to its origins or historical significance. In this study, Werner Oechslin examines the attempts by early modern theoreticians of architecture to grapple with the relationship between appearance and essence, which is crucial to the discourse of tectonics. Referring to the writings of Joseph Lux, Karl Botticher, and Adolf Loos, Oechslin follows this development from theories of a classical architecture without columnar orders to a Modern architecture upholding the ‘truth’of its own architectural expression. Oechslin locates the culmination of this discourse in the work of Adolf Loos and in Le Corbusier’s frequent references to Ancient Greece as the precedent of Modern architecture’s honesty. This volume includes an anthology of primary texts by several theorists published in English for the first time.
Название: Architecture and field/work ISBN: 0415595401 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780415595407 Издательство: Taylor&Francis Рейтинг: Цена: 3343 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This collection of essays identifies and critically discusses the key terms, techniques, methodologies and habits that comprise our understanding of fieldwork in architectural education, research and practice.
Название: Curating architecture and the city ISBN: 0415489830 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780415489836 Издательство: Taylor&Francis Рейтинг: Цена: 3343 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Striking a balance between theoretical investigations and case studies, this book addresses the collection, representation and exhibition of architecture and the built environment. It investigates curation, architecture and the city across the world, opening up various possibilities for exploring the urban fabric.
Описание: The volume addresses the hybridisation of knowledge production in space-related research. In contrast with interdisciplinary knowledge, which is primarily located in scholarly environments, transdisciplinary knowledge production entails a fusion of academic and non-academic knowledge, theory and practice, discipline and profession. Architecture (and urbanism), operating as both a discipline and a profession, seems to form a particularly receptive ground for transdisciplinary research. However, this specificity has not yet been developed into a full-fledged, unique mode of knowledge production. In order to dedicate specific attention to transdisciplinary knowledge production, this book aims to explore (new) hybrid modes of inquiry that allow many of architecture’s longstanding schisms to be overcome: such as between theory/history and practice, critical theory and projective design, the adoption of an external viewpoint and a view-from-within (often under the guise of bottom-up vs. top-down). It therefore offers the reader a mix of contributions that elaborate on knowledge production that is situated in the (architectural and urban) profession or practice, and on practice-based approaches in theory.
Автор: Jahanbegloo Ramin Название: Talking Architecture ISBN: 0198065205 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780198065203 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 2862 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Iranian scholar Ramin Jahanbegloo interviews one of India`s leading contemporary architects, Raj Rewal, and in the process, addresses issues encompassing architecture in the twenty-first century, the aesthetic foundations of Indian architecture, and Rewal`s work to present challenging ideas on the role of an Indian architect in a global context.
Описание: This book is about a side of Isaac Newton’s character that has not been examined – Isaac Newton as architect as demonstrated by his reconstruction of Solomon’s Temple. Although it is well known that Isaac Newton worked on the Temple, and this is mentioned in most of his biographies and in articles on the religious aspects of this work, however, there is no research on Newton’s architectural work. This book not only recreates Newton’s reconstruction of the Temple but it also considers how his work on the Temple interlinks with his other interests of science, chronology, prophecy and theology. In addition the book contains the first translation of Introduction to the Lexicon of the Prophets, Part two: About the appearance of the Jewish Temple commonly known by its call name Babson 0434. This work will appeal not only to scholars of science and architectural history but also to scholars of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries’ history of ideas.
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