Architecture's Appeal: How Theory Informs Architectural by Marc J. Neveu,Negin Djavaherian

By Marc J. Neveu,Negin Djavaherian

This selection of formerly unpublished essays from a various diversity of famous students and designers builds at the architectural culture of phenomenological hermeneutics as constructed through Dalibor Veseley and Joseph Rykwert and carried on via David Leatherbarrow, Peter Carl and Alberto Pérez-Gómez.


Taking an interdisciplinary method and drawing on principles from past the architectural canon, individuals together with Kenneth Frampton, David Leatherbarrow, Juhani Pallasmaa, Karsten Harries, Steven Holl, Indra Kagis McEwen, Paul Emmons, and Louise Pelletier provide new insights and views on questions reminiscent of the following:


Given the new fascination with all issues electronic and novel, what's the position of background and thought in modern architectural praxis?


Is genuine which means attainable in a technological setting that's so international and interconnected?


What is the character and function of the architect in our shared sleek global?


How can those questions tell a brand new version of architectural praxis?


Architecture's charm is a thought-provoking ebook so one can encourage extra scholarly inquiry and act as a foundation for dialogue within the wider box in addition to graduate seminars in architectural idea and history.


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