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Mechanics and meaning in architecture

Author: Lance LaVine
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2001.
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lance LaVine
ISBN: 0816634769 9780816634767 0816634777 9780816634774
OCLC Number: 45162034
Description: xix, 207 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The General Problem xv --
Part I Reconciliation of Mechanics and Meaning in Architectural Though --
1 A Technology of Habitation 3 --
2 Architecture's Loss of a Distinct Technological Voice 17 --
3 Mending the Rift: Twentieth-Century Attempts to Reconcile Mechanics and Meaning 40 --
4 Map and the Territory 63 --
Part II Mechanics and Meaning in Four Houses --
5 Finnish Log Farmhouse 89 --
6 Charles Moore House at Orinda 114 --
7 Wall House 135 --
8 Villa Savoye 155 --
Conclusion: Metaphorical Technology 178.
Responsibility: Lance LaVine.
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