Heidegger for Architects
By (author) Adam Sharr
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Heidegger for Architects by Adam Sharr
Book DescriptionInforming the designs of architects as diverse as Peter Zumthor, Steven Holl, Hans Scharoun and Colin St. John Wilson, the work of Martin Heidegger has proved of great interest to architects and architectural theorists. The first introduction to Heidegger's philosophy written specifically for architects and students of architecture introduces key themes in his thinking, which has proved highly influential among architects as well as architectural historians and theorists. This guide familiarizes readers with significant texts and helps to decodes terms as well as providing quick referencing for further reading. This concise introduction is ideal for students of architecture in design studio at all levels; students of architecture pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate courses in architectural theory; academics and interested architectural practitioners. Heidegger for Architects is the second book in the new Thinkers for Architects series.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415415156
(216mm x 138mm x 13mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Adam Sharr
Heidegger for Architects, Paperback (July 2007)
Provides an introduction to Heidegger's philosophy and introduces key themes in his thinking. This guide is useful for students of architecture in design studio at different levels; students of architecture pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate courses in architectural theory; and, academics and interested architectural practitioners.
Heidegger's Hut, Hardback (November 2006)
The intense relationship between philosopher Martin Heidegger and his cabin in the Black Forest: the first substantial account of "die Hutte" and its influence on Heidegger's life and work.
Primitive, Paperback (August 2006)» View all books by Adam Sharr
The word primitive is fundamental to the discipline of architecture in the west. This title contains essays structured around five sections, Negotiating Origins; Urban Myths; Questioning Colonial Constructs; Making Marks; and Primitive Futures, which highlight the problematic nature of ideas of the primitive.
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Author Biography - Adam Sharr
Adam Sharr is Senior Lecturer in Architecture at the Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University and principal of Adam Sharr Architects. He is author of Heidegger's Hut (MIT Press, 2006), joint editor of Primitive: Original Matters in Architecture (Routledge, 2006) and Associate Editor of arq: Architectural Research Quarterly published by Cambridge University Press.
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