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Scale : imagination, perception and practice in architecture

Author: Gerald Adler; Timothy Brittain-Catlin; Gordana Fontana-Giusti
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2012.
Series: Critiques.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Selected papers from the AHRA Annual International Conferences.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2011019716
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Adler; Timothy Brittain-Catlin; Gordana Fontana-Giusti
ISBN: 113574968X 9781135749682
OCLC Number: 824733678
Notes: Selected papers from the AHRA Annual International Conferences.
"A project of the Architectural Humanities Research Association."
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 241 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Excursus 1 : the scale of the detail / Michel da Costa Gonçalves and Nathalie Rozencwajg --
The role of small-scale images by Wenceslaus Hollar : the rebuilding of London in the late seventeenth century / Gordana Fontana-Giusti --
Mildendo and Masdar : a tale of two cities / Adam Sharr --
'Examining the knots ... counting the bricks' : John Ruskin's innocent eye / Stephen Kite --
The worm's eye as a measure of man : Choisy's development of axonometry in architectural representation / Hilary Bryon --
Excursus 2 : scale in recent projects by MVRDV / Nathalie de Vries --
Colour scales / Fay Zika --
Scales on interaction : aligning the qualitative with the quantitative in music and architecture / Fiona Smyth --
Architectural scale : psychoanalysis and Adrian Stokes / Janet Sayers --
Sublime indifference / Helen Mallinson --
Measuring up : measurement pieces and the redefinition of scale in conceptual art / Elise Noyez --
Scaling haptic-haptic scaling : studying scale and scaling in the haptic design process of two architects who lost their sight / Peter-Wilhelm Vermeersch and Ann Heylighen --
Scale adjustment in architecture and music / Richard Coyne --
Excursus 3 : Complex ordinariness in Oxford : 'house after two years of living' / Igea Troiani --
Ethos pathos logos : architects and their chairs / Jonathan Foote --
'Halfway between the electron and the universe' : Doxiadis and the Delos Symposia / Simon Richards --
Little boxes / Gerald Adler --
Scale and identity in the housing projects of Coderch / Michael Pike.
Series Title: Critiques.
Other Titles: Imagination, perception and practice in architecture
Responsibility: edited by Gerald Adler, Timothy Brittain-Catlin, and Gordana Fontana-Giusti.

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