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The humanities in architectural design : a contemporary and historical perspective /

, a contemporary and historical perspective /
Additional authors: Bandyopadhyay, Soumyen.
Published by : Routledge, (Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; | New York, NY :) Physical details: xxii, 264 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. ISBN:9780415551137 (hc : alk. paper); 9780415551144 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0415551137 (hc : alk. paper); 0415551145 (pbk. : alk. paper).
Subject(s): Architectural design. | Humanities. | Architecture and society. | Design and technology.
Year: 2010
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Part I. Freedom in the shadow of uncertainty : The responsibility of architectural design / Karsten Harries -- inHumanities: ethics "inn" architectural praxis / Leonidas Koutsoumpos -- Cultivating architects: history in architectural education / Alexandra Stara -- The architect as humanist / Leslie Kavanaugh -- Migration, emancipation and architecture / James McQuillan -- Part II. The spectre of technology : Fantasies of the end of technology / Jonathan Sawday -- Le Corbusier and the other humanities / Andrzej Piotrowski -- Humanist machines: Daniel Libeskind's "Three lessons in architecture" / Ersi Ioannidou -- Draw like a builder, build like a writer / Alex Graef and Edmund Frith -- The word made flesh: in the name of the surveyor, the nomad, and the lunatic / Peter D. Waldman -- Part III. Measures of awareness : Creative inspirations or intellectual impasses? Reflections on relationships between architecture and the humanities / Nader El-Bizri -- The human mind and design creativity: Leon Battista Alberti and lineamenta / Nikolaos-Ion Terzoglou -- Renaissance visual thinking: architectural representation as a medium to contemplate "real appearance" / Federica Goffi-Hamilton -- Neoplatonism at the Accedemia di San Luca in Rome / John Hendrix -- Who's on first? / Donald Kunze -- Part 4. Challenges of instrumental knowledge : Architecture as a humanistic discipline / Dalibor Vesely -- The situational space of André Breton's atelier and personal museum in Paris / Dagmar Motycka Weston -- L'histoire assassinée: Manfredo Tafuri and the present / Teresa Stoppani -- Nature choreographed / Anne-Louise Sommer -- The birth of modernity out of the spirit of music? Henry van de Velde and the Nietzsche Archive / Ole W. Fischer.

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