Binding Space: The Book as Spatial Practice

Binding Space: The Book as Spatial Practice

by Marian Macken


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472483232
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/30/2018
Series: Design Research in Architecture Series
Pages: 206
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Dr Marian Macken teaches in design and architectural media at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Marian’s research examines histories and theories of spatial representation; temporal aspects of architecture; and the book form, with particular interest in the implications and possibilities for architectural drawing and exhibition as design outcome. Her work has been acquired by various international public collections of artists’ books.

Table of Contents

Part I Field: the scope of the book.

1. Artists’ books: historical context

2 Qualities and characteristics of artists’ books

3 Architecture and printed media

4 Recording time, place and memory

Part II Page: the book as cumulation

5 The line within architectural documentation

6 Architectural drawing and the page

Part III Volume: the book as vessel

7 The objecthood of the book

8 The book as folded model

9 The temporality of interiority

Part IV Series: the book as sequence

10 The reproducibility of drawings / buildings / books

11 The book as exhibition




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