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The discipline of architecture [electronic resource] / Andrzej Piotrowski and Julia Williams Robinson, editors.

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Publication:
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2001.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (382 p.)
Subjects:
Architectural design -- Philosophy.
Architecture -- Study and teaching.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The essays collected in this groundbreaking volume address the current state of architecture as an academic and professional discipline. Often critical of the current paradigm, these essays offer a provocative challenge to accepted assumptions about the production, dissemination, and reception of architectural knowledge.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: Acknowledgments vii
Introduction
Julia Williams Robinson and Andrzej Piotrowski ix
1. Revisiting the Discipline of Architecture
Thomas Fisher 1
2. Disciplining Knowledge: Architecture between Cube and
Frame
Michael Stanton 10
3. On the Practices of Representing and Knowing
Architecture
Andrzej Piotrowski 40
4. The Form and Structure of Architectural Knowledge:
From Practice to Discipline
Julia Williams Robinson 61
5. Architecture Is Its Own Discipline
David Leatherbarrow 83
6. A Dialectics of Determination: Social Truth-Claims in
Architectural Writing, 1970-1995
David J. T. Vanderburgh and W. Russell Ellis 103
7. Unpacking the Suitcase: Travel as Process and Paradigm
in Constructing Architectural Knowledge
Kay Bea Jones 127
8. Environment and Architecture
Donald Watson 158
9. Reinventing Professional Privilege as Inclusivity:
A Proposal for an Enriched Mission of Architecture
Sharon Egretta Sutton 173
10. Thinking "Indian" Architecture
A. G. Krishna Menon 208
11. Interdisciplinary Visions of Architectural Education:
The Perspectives of Faculty Women
Linda N. Groat and Sherry Ahrentzen 235
12. A Framework for Aligning Professional Education and
Practice in Architecture
Carol Burns 260
13. Reduction and Transformation of Architecture in
Las Vegas
Garth Rockcastle 272
14. The Profession and Discipline of Architecture:
Practice and Education
Stanford Anderson 292.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-329) and index.
Contributor:
Piotrowski, Andrzej.
Robinson, Julia W.
ISBN:
0-8166-9202-5
OCLC:
476094983
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