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by Robert Harbison

Author: Robert Harbison
Subcategory: Engineering
Language: English
Publisher: Mit Pr (May 1, 1997)
Pages: 205 pages
Category: Engineering and Transport
Rating: 4.7
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This series is no longer active, and the MIT Press is no longer accepting proposals for books in the series.

This series is no longer active, and the MIT Press is no longer accepting proposals for books in the series. Books in this Series. Image and Phantasm in Contemporary Austrian Architecture. Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen 1996. The Secret Life of Buildings. An American Mythology for Modern Architecture. Gavin Macrae-Gibson 1985.

From Graham Foundation, MIT Press Series in Contemporary . Theoretical Investigations in Architecture.

From Graham Foundation, MIT Press Series in Contemporary Architectural Discourse. In this book, Robert Harbison offers a novel interpretation of what architectural theory might look like. The title is an echo of Wallace Stevens's "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird.

Thirteen Ways : Theoretical Investigations in Architecture.

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As in his previous books, Harbison examines his subjects with as few preconceptions as possible, taking familiar concepts and stripping away all associations until they become strange, producing ideas that are refreshing and new for architecture. The Graham Foundation/MIT Press Series in Contemporary Architectural Discourse".

In this book, Robert Harbison offers a novel interpretation of what architectural theory might look like. The title is an echo of Wallace Stevens's Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird. Thirteen Ways: Theoretical Investigations in Architecture. by Robert Harbison (Author).

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Thirteen Ways: Theoretical Investigations in Architecture by Robert Harbison. Harbison polarised opinion: ‘a uniform series of anecdotal reflections of an eclectic architectural taste, with almost no structure to give it coherence’ (Jeremy Melvin, aj 3. 97); ‘a glittering text in which the author darts dextrously from Mendelsohn to the Pyramids, from Scharoun to St Simon Stylites. (Kenneth Powell, aj 2. Mineheads by Bernd and Hilla Becher.

Acting in the frontier between Art and Architecture, the artist mobilized .

Acting in the frontier between Art and Architecture, the artist mobilized overriding aesthetic principles in both fields to unveil their own limits an.Graham thus questions the perception of their formal and conceptual meanings. He acted within its own discourses and practices, not disregarding the urgency to experiment new ways of thinking about contemporary artistic and architectural productions from the gaps left by Modernism discourses and practices.

In this discussion of architectural theory, the author offers a portrait of architecture in which use, symbol, and metaphor coexist. The author examines the subject with as few preconceptions as possible, taking familiar concepts and stripping away all associations to produce new interpretations.