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Building Theories: Integrating Matter, Energy, Data, and Labor for a New Ethics of Architecture

Building Theories: Integrating Matter, Energy, Data, and Labor for a New Ethics of Architecture (Hardback)

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This book explores significant and timely topics for both the design and construction of contemporary architecture by challenging its very practice of theory. It proposes an alternative definition of architectural theory; one that is able and willing to confront the many contradictions now faced by designers, architects, engineers, and builders who negotiate often overwhelming technological imperatives. It valorises the, as yet, untapped potential of thinking through building, preparing the foundations for a critical return to the art of making that is architecture.

Architecture & DesignArchitectureReference & Theory of architecture Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 22/10/2016 ISBN-13: 9781138859036  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Franca Trubiano is a Registered Architect (O.A.Q., Int. Assoc. AIA) and Assistant Professor and Associate Chair at Penn Design, University of Pennsylvania where she received her doctoral degree and conducts research in construction technology, emerging materials, tectonic theory, integrated design and architectural ecologies.

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