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- DescriptionHas architectural theory become a historical phemen to be anthologized and studied as ather passing phase in the history of the discipline? Do the current commonplace watchwords of practice and research mark the end of theory's place in architectural discourse? This edited volume posits the contrary-that theory remains urgent and even unavoidable, so ingrained in architectural practice and pedagogy that it remains a vital if sometimes latent influence. Architectural theory is t confined to its supposed heyday in the decades leading up to the year 2000; it has persisted and expanded as the stakes of theoretical discussions have transformed. 2000+: The Urgencies of Architectural Theory collects new essays from a range of the most compelling architectural historians and theorists of the moment, including Lucia Allais, Beatriz Colomina, Mark Cousins, Arindam Dutta, John Harwood, Catherine Ingraham, Mark Jarzombek, Mari Lending, Spyros Papapetros, Felicity Scott, Pelin Tan, Bernard Tschumi, Eyal Weizman, Mark Wigley, and Mabel Wilson. Brought together for a conference marking the end of Wigley's tenure as dean of Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, these thinkers chart new directions and points of critical importance for theory in architecture.
- Author BiographyJames Graham is the director of Print Publications at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, where he also teaches and pursues his Ph.D.
- Author(s)James Graham
- PublisherColumbia Books on Architecture and the City
- Date of Publication05/11/2015
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintColumbia Books on Architecture and the City
- Content Noteb&w throughout, with some color ill.
- Weight354 g
- Width128 mm
- Height191 mm
- Spine19 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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