The Architectural Project (Studies in Architecture and Culture Series)

The Architectural Project (Studies in Architecture and Culture Series)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781585441860
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
Publication date: 01/15/2003
Series: Studies in Architecture and Culture Series , #6
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Professor ALFONSO CORONA-MARTINEZ teaches architectural design and theory at Belgrano University in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He also conducts postgraduate courses in Brazil, Chile, and the United States. The original Spanish-language edition of this study was first published in Argentina in 1990; this translation provides a completely revised version of the text.

Table of Contents

Forewordvii
Prefacexiii
Introduction3
Chapter 1.Design Processes7
Chapter 2.Description Generation25
Chapter 3.Design Education41
Chapter 4.The Two Faces of Functionalism60
Chapter 5.Typology79
Chapter 6.Development of the Project: The Elements of Architecture99
Chapter 7.Elements of Composition124
Chapter 8.Changes in Design Method: The Future in the Present164
Notes187
Index199

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