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The theory of architecture : concepts, themes & practices

Author: Paul-Alan Johnson
Publisher: New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This jargon-free guide to design and architecture theory helps professionals engage in the discourse of where and what architecture is, and has been.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Johnson, Paul-Alan.
Theory of architecture.
New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold, ©1994
(OCoLC)624433344
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul-Alan Johnson
ISBN: 0442013442 9780442013448
OCLC Number: 28550095
Description: xxv, 486 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Theoretical Positions. A. The Reach and Limits of Theory. B. Social Aspects of Theory --
Ch. 2. The Definition of Architecture. A. The Essence of Architecture. B. The Totality of Architecture --
Ch. 3. Power Structures and the Architect. A. Benefactors of Architecture. B. Beneficiaries of Architecture --
Ch. 4. Professional Attitudes. A. Investment in Know-How. B. Positions Adopted by Architects --
Ch. 5. Ethics and Architecture. A. Ethical Foundations in Architecture. B. Ethics Applied in Architecture --
Ch. 6. Ordering Architecture. A. Order by Imposition. B. The Rationale of Method --
Ch. 7. Authority in Architecture. A. External Assuagers. B. Internal Persuaders --
Ch. 8. Governing Concepts of Architects. A. Architectural Belief Systems. B. How Architects Conceptualize --
Ch. 9. Relationships in Architecture. A. Measuring Architecture. B. Position and Distance --
Ch. 10. Architecture Expression. A. Esthetics in Architecture. B. Conventions of Communication.
Responsibility: Paul-Alan Johnson ; [with a foreword by Stanley Tigerman].

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This jargon-free guide to design and architecture theory helps professionals engage in the discourse of where and what architecture is, and has been.

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