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Critical Architecture by Professor Jane Rendell
Book DescriptionCritical Architecture examines the relationship between critical practice in architecture and architectural criticism. Placing architecture in an interdisciplinary context, the book explores architectural criticism with reference to modes of criticism in other disciplines - specifically art criticism - and considers how critical practice in architecture operates through a number of different modes: buildings, drawings and texts. With forty essays by an international cast of leading architectural academics, this accessible single source text on the topical subject of architectural criticism is ideal for undergraduate as well as post graduate study.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415415385
(246mm x 174mm x mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Critical Architecture, Hardback (September 2007)
Examines the relationship between critical practice in architecture and architectural criticism. This book explores architectural criticism with reference to modes of criticism in other disciplines - specifically art criticism - and considers how critical practice in architecture operates through different modes of buildings, drawings and texts.
Art and Architecture, Paperback (November 2006)» View all books by Professor Jane Rendell
There have been some developments in the nature of collaboration between artists and architects and in the approaches taken by artists making work intended for public spaces. This book explores the proliferation of pioneering work by both artists and architects that seeks to blur traditional boundaries between the two fields.
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Author Biography - Professor Jane Rendell
Jane Rendell is Professor of Architecture and Art and Director of Architectural Research at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London. Jonathan Hill is Professor of Architecture and Visual Theory and Director of the MPhil/PhD by Architectural Design programme at the Bartlett School of Architecture. Murray Fraser is Professor of Architecture at the University of Westminster in London. Mark Dorrian is Reader in Architecture at the School of Arts, Culture and Environment, University of Edinburgh and co-director of Metis.
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