Architecture Theory since 1968

Architecture Theory since 1968

by K. Michael Hays
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0262581884

ISBN-13: 9780262581882

Pub. Date: 02/28/2000

Publisher: MIT Press

In the discussion of architecture, there is a prevailing sentiment that,
since 1968, cultural production in its traditional sense can no longer be understood to rise spontaneously, as a matter of social course, but must now be constructed through ever more self-conscious theoretical procedures. The development of interpretive modes of various stripes --

Overview

In the discussion of architecture, there is a prevailing sentiment that,
since 1968, cultural production in its traditional sense can no longer be understood to rise spontaneously, as a matter of social course, but must now be constructed through ever more self-conscious theoretical procedures. The development of interpretive modes of various stripes -- post-structuralist, Marxian,
phenomenological, psychoanalytic, as well as others dissenting or eccentric -- has given scholars a range of tools for rethinking architecture in relation to other fields and for reasserting architectures general importance in intellectual discourse.

This anthology presents forty-seven of the primary texts of architecture theory, introducing each with an explication of the concepts and categories necessary for its understanding and evaluation. It also presents twelve documents of projects or events that had major theoretical repercussions for the period. Several of the essays appear here in English for the first time.

ContributorsDiana Agrest, Stanford
Anderson, Archizoom, George Baird, Jennifer Bloomer, Massimo Cacciari, Jean-Louis
Cohen, Beatriz Colomina, Alan Colquhoun, Maurice Culot, Jacques Derrida, Ignasi de
Solá-Morales, Peter Eisenman, Robin Evans, Michel Foucault, Kenneth Frampton, Mario
Gandelsonas, Frank Gehry, Jürgen Habermas, John Hejduk, Denis Hollier, Bernard Huet,
Catherine Ingraham, Fredric Jameson, Charles A. Jencks, Jeffrey Kipnis, Fred
Koetter, Rem Koolhaas, Leon Krier, Sanford Kwinter, Henri Lefebvre, Daniel
Libeskind, Mary McLeod, Alberto Pérez-Gómez, José Quetglas, Aldo Rossi, Colin Rowe,
Massimo Scolari, Denise Scott Brown, Robert Segrest, Jorge Silvetti, Robert Somol,
Martin Steinmann, Robert A. M. Stern, James Stirling, Manfredo Tafuri, Georges
Teyssot, Bernard Tschumi, Anthony Vidler, Paul Virilio, Mark Wigley.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262581882
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Series:
Columbia Books of Architecture Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
824
Sales rank:
805,587
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 10.50(h) x 1.75(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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