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Architecture Theory: A Reader in Philosophy and Culture

Architecture Theory: A Reader in Philosophy and Culture (Paperback)

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Architecture Theory is a comprehensive and groundbreaking one volume overview of, and introduction to, contemporary critical discourse in architecture. In bringing critical theory and Continental philosophy to bear upon architecture, it provides a solid framework for a fully up-to-date theory of architecture, one that reflects the latest developments and concerns. The book is divided into four sections-groundwork; constructing the "individual"; pluralities; instrumentality-each covering a core theme in contemporary architecture theory. In each section an introductory essay by Andrew Ballantyne provides valuable context, exposition, and analysis. This is followed by a selection of writings on architecture and other related cultural concerns from major contemporary thinkers, including Zvizvek, Irigaray, Lefebvre, Lyotard, Kristeva, Nancy, Virilio, Deleuze, and Negri.

Architecture & DesignArchitectureReference & Theory of architecturePhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural Studies Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Publication Date: 01/02/2005 ISBN-13: 9780826464088  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Andrew Ballantyne is Professor of Architecture at the University of Newcastle.

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