Crib Sheets: Notes on Contemporary Architectural Conversation

Crib Sheets Notes on Contemporary Architectural Conversation Pages Language English Publisher The Monacelli Press Architectural discourse today is characterized by an overlapping conversation between architects and academics teachers and students theorists a

  • Title: Crib Sheets: Notes on Contemporary Architectural Conversation
  • Author: Sylvia Lavin Penelope Dean Helene Furjan
  • ISBN: 9781580931588
  • Page: 323
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages 28 Language English Publisher The Monacelli Press Architectural discourse today is characterized by an overlapping conversation between architects and academics teachers and students theorists and practitioners Certain terms diagram extreme form autonomy and the generic among others capture the moment in architecture in definition and in operation CribPages 28 Language English Publisher The Monacelli Press Architectural discourse today is characterized by an overlapping conversation between architects and academics teachers and students theorists and practitioners Certain terms diagram extreme form autonomy and the generic among others capture the moment in architecture in definition and in operation Crib Sheets is a guide a crib to twenty two of those buzzwords framing contemporary currents and trajectories Each of the words is presented with a list of quotations or sound bites arranged in order of length and drawn from than two hundred commentators from Charles Baudelaire Le Corbusier and Buckminster Fuller to Frank Gehry Paul Goldberger and Rem Koolhaas The structure attempts to evoke the present day architectural conversation capturing social milieus current events clusters of top

    One thought on “Crib Sheets: Notes on Contemporary Architectural Conversation”

    1. Not a book that you actually read cover-to-cover, but a good thing to have on the shelf. Clearly inspired by Benjamin's convolute form, this book gathers quotations from expected and unexpected sources to explore some of the keywords used in archispeak today.

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