Architecture's Pretexts: Spaces of Translation by Aarati Kanekar PDF

By Aarati Kanekar

ISBN-10: 0415898919

ISBN-13: 9780415898911

ISBN-10: 0415898927

ISBN-13: 9780415898928

The target of this booklet is to show readers to architecture’s pretexts that come with literary narratives, movie, theatre, portray, track, and formality, as a bridge among varied highbrow territories and structure. It introduces a variety of seminal glossy and modern architectural initiatives, their scenario in the outfitted setting, and their highbrow and formal situation/context as pretexts and layout paradigms. Connections among different our bodies of knowledge can be cultivated besides the facility to posit consequential relationships for the creation of structure. Architecture’s Pretexts seeks to domesticate a imaginative and prescient for structure that sponsors operative hyperlinks among the self-discipline of structure and people outdoors of architecture.


Exploring the works of assorted architects together with Guiseppe Terragni, Peter Eisenman, Peter Zumthor, Perry Kulper and Smout Allen, and Rem Koolhaas, this e-book presents the framework to figuring out structure during the lens of artwork. Key techniques mentioned are: allegories, diagrams, shape, fabric, montage, flow, musical ratios, narrative series and illustration. A priceless instrument, with over seventy five black and white illustrations, for college students and execs attracted to interdisciplinary tools of layout thinking.

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