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Architectural principles in the age of cybernetics

Author: Christopher Hight
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A theoretical history of anthropomorphism and proportion in modern architecture, challenging the concepts and categories of architectural history and placing the current debates into a broader cultural and technological context.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hight, Christopher.
Architectural principles in the age of cybernetics.
New York : Routledge, 2008
(DLC) 2007012695
(OCoLC)122337994
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Hight
ISBN: 9780203086568 0203086562
OCLC Number: 191110646
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 239 pages) : illustrations
Contents: BOOK COVER; COPYRIGHT; TITLE; CONTENTS; ILLUSTRATION CREDITS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; 1 INTRODUCTION; 2 THE PHENOMENAL ORIGIN OF ARCHITECTURE; 3 STRUCTURAL CONTINUITIES OF CLASSICISM; 4 MODULOR RESIDUES OF HISTORY; 5 A MID-CENTURY RENAISSANCE; 6 THE SCHEMA AND THE DIAGRAM; 7 THE SYMBOLIC STRIKES BACK; 8 MEASURED RESPONSE; 9 REFLECTIONS OF THE MODULOR; 10 MEASURING VORTICES; APPENDIX 1: NOTES ON TERMINOLOGY; APPENDIX 2: PROGRAM OF THE "PRIMO CONVEGNO INTERNAZIONALE SULLE PROPORZIONI NELLE ARTI"; A NOTE ON SOURCES; INDEX.
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A theoretical history of anthropomorphism and proportion in modern architecture, challenging the concepts and categories of architectural history and placing the current debates into a broader cultural and technological context.

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