Rethinking Architectural Historiography

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Rather than subscribing to a single position, this collection informs the reader about the current state of the discipline by looking at changes across the broad field of methodological, theoretical and geographical plurality. Divided into three sections, Rethinking Architectural Historiography begins by renegotiating foundational and contemporary boundaries of architectural history in relation to other cognate fields. It then goes on to engage critically with past and present histories, disclosing assumptions, biases and absences in architectural historiography. It concludes by exploring the possibilities provided by new perspectives, and reframing the discipline in the light of new parameters and problematics.

Featuring distinctive contributions from authors with a range of expertise on the writing, teaching and practice of architectural history, this timely and internationally relevant title reflects upon the current changes in historiographical practice. This book explores potential openings that may contribute to further transformation of the disciplines and theories of architectural historiography, and addresses the current question of the disciplinary particularity of architectural history.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415360821
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/1/2005
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Dana Arnold is Chair in Architectural History and Director at the Centre for Studies in Architecture and Urbanism, University of Southampton, UK. She has held research fellowships at Yale University; the University of Cambridge and the Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles and has been a visiting Professor in the United States, Canada and Britain. Her previous publications include Rural Urbanism (2006); Reading Architectural History (2002) and the co-edited volume Architecture as Experience (2004). Her current work on hospitals as agents of social, cultural and urban change will be published by Routledge in 2008.

Elvan Altan Ergut is Assistant Professor and Vice Chair in the Department of Architecture at the Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. She received her PhD in Art History from State University of New York at Binghamton. Her research areas include architecture in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and architectural historiography. She is currently editing one volume on Republican architecture in Turkey (METU Faculty of Architecture Press, 2006) and another one on local modernisms in Turkish provinces (Turkish Chamber of Architects, 2006).

Belgin Turan Özkaya is Associate Professor of Architectural History in the Department of Architecture at the Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. She received her PhD in History of Architecture and Urbanism from Cornell University, was a fellow at the 1999 Getty Summer institute in Visual Studies and Art History and a Visiting Scholar at Canadian Centre for Architecture in 2000-2001. She has published on the Italian Tendenza, Ottoman–Venetian relations and architectural historiography. Her work is located at the interstices of architectural history and contemporary interdisciplinary theory. Currently, she is working on an edited volume on visuality and architecture.

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Table of Contents


List of figures     vii
Notes on contributors     ix
Preface   Dana Arnold     xv
Introduction: mapping architectural historiography   Elvan Altan Ergut   Belgin Turan Ozkaya     1
Boundaries     15
Art history and architectural history   Eric C. Fernie     17
Buildings archaeology: context and points of convergence   Roger H. Leech     24
Architecture as evidence   Andrew Ballantyne     36
Program and programs   Christian F. Otto     50
Hercules at the roundabout: multidisciplinary choice in the history of architecture   Fikret Yegul     60
Frontiers of fear: architectural history, the anchor and the sail   Suna Guven     74
Critical engagements     83
Questions of Ottoman identity and architectural history   Tulay Artan     85
In Ordinary Time: considerations on a video installation by Inigo Manglano Ovalle and the New National Gallery in Berlin by Mies van der Rohe   Edward Dimendberg     110
Reopening the question of document in architectural historiography: reading (writing) Filarete's treatise on architecture for (in) Piero de' Medici's study   Sevil Enginsoy Ekinci     121
From architecturalhistory to spatial writing   Jane Rendell     135
Presenting Ankara: popular conceptions of architecture and history   Elvan Altan Ergut     151
Reframings     169
Space, time, and architectural history   Nancy Stieber     171
Visuality and architectural history   Belgin Turan Ozkaya     183
The digital disciplinary divide: reactions to historical virtual reality models   Diane Favro     200
The afterlife of buildings: architecture and Walter Benjamin's theory of history   Patricia A. Morton     215
Beyond a boundary: towards an architectural history of the non-east   Dana Arnold     229
Index     246
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