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Practice : architecture, technique, and representation

Author: Stan Allen; Diana Agrest
Publisher: Australia : G+B Arts International, ©2000.
Series: Critical voices in art, theory and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of theoretical essays which examine the ways in which the modes of representation and techniques of realization available to the architect affect the practice of architecture.  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stan Allen; Diana Agrest
ISBN: 9057010321 9789057010323 9057010720 9789057010729
OCLC Number: 42407492
Description: xxv, 199 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Essays / Stan allen --
Drawings --
1 Constructing with lines: on projection 1 --
2 Mapping the unmappable: on notation 31 --
3 Plotting traces: on process 47 --
Buildings --
4 Mies's theater of effects: the new national gallery 71 --
5 Guggenheim refigured: the solomon r. guggenheim museum 87 --
6 Le corbusier and modernist movement: the carpenter center for the visual arts 103 --
Media --
7 Ex novo: architecture and photography 123 --
8 Terminal velocities: the computer in the design studio 145 --
Representation as articulation between theory and practice 163.
Series Title: Critical voices in art, theory and culture.
Responsibility: essays, Stan Allen ; commentary, Diana Agrest.
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