A sharp and lively text that covers issues in depth but not to the point that they become inaccessible to beginning students, An Introduction to Architectural Theory is the first narrative history of this period, charting the veritable revolution in architectural…
A sharp and lively text that covers issues in depth but not to the point that they become inaccessible to beginning students, An Introduction to Architectural Theory is the first narrative history of this period, charting the veritable revolution…
What is Architectural History? considers the questions and problems posed by architectural historians since the rise of the discipline in the late nineteenth century. How do historians of architecture organise past time and relate it to the present?…
…Part I explores basic research issues and concepts, and includes chapters on relating theory to method and design to research. Part II gives a comprehensive treatment of specific strategies for investigating built forms. In all, the book covers seven types of research,…
…Research About the Use of Audiovisuals in Architectural Configuration and Communication Learning
18. Experimentation with Colour in Architectural Spaces
Juan Serra Lluch, Ana Torres Barchino, Irene Torre Fornés, Ángela García Codoñer
Around the world, a new architectural form is emerging. In public places a progressive architecture is being commissioned to promote open-ended, undetermined, lightly programmed or un-programmed interactions between people. This new phenomenon of architectural…
…It highlights the positive impact that working on the architectural periphery can make on the mainstream, as transgressive practices have the potential to reinvent and reposition the architectural profession: whether they are subverting…
How do we think about architecture historically and theoretically? Forty Ways to Think about Architecture provides an introduction to some of the wide-ranging ways in which architectural history and theory are being approached today.
Table of contents
1. How to Be and Not to Pop?
2. The Populist Moment
3. How to Be and not to Pop Why are some populations populist and others aren’t?
4. What was the New Economy?
5. Pictorial thinking: symbolic forms, perception and…
…Cognitive-Mathematical Approaches for Evaluating Architectural Contextual Fit
Natheer Abu-Obeid, Fuad K. Malkawi, Khaled Nassar, Basel Al-eideh
4. Nicola Zabaglia and the School of Practical Mechanics of the Fabbrica of St. Peter’s in Rome